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Top 10s
Classical/Medieval/Renaissance Studies
#1
Ancient Rome As It Was: Exploring the City of Rome in AD 300
Ray Laurence.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780762770595.  Daedalus Item Code: 32551
 
The largest city on earth and the seat of the most powerful empire the world has ever known, Rome awaits the traveler at the turn of the 4th century as the one destination that must not be missed. ... (Read More)
 
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#2
Ancient Egypt As It Was: Exploring the City of Thebes in 1200 BC
Charlotte Booth.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780762770588.  Daedalus Item Code: 32549
 
Visit glorious Thebes, home of gods and pharaohs in the greatest civilization in the world. See the temples of Luxor and Karnak, take a side trip to the Great Pyramid of Khufu, and be sure to catch a ... (Read More)
 
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#3
Ancient Greece As It Was: Exploring the City of Athens in 415 BC
Eric Chaline.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780762770496.  Daedalus Item Code: 32550
 
Explore the birthplace of Western democracy in Athens, one of the most beautiful and powerful cities of the Mediterranean world in the 5th century BC. Visit the Parthenon and the other temples and ... (Read More)
 
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#4
Earthly Paradises: Ancient Gardens in History and Archaeology
Maureen Carroll.
Publisher: Getty Museum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780892367214.  Daedalus Item Code: 41573
 
Illustrated with archaeological drawings, photos, and color reproductions of paintings, tapestries, and mosaics, this book looks at how the cultivation of gardens played an integral role in the ... (Read More)
 
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#5
Da Vinci's Ghost: Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the World In His Own Image
Toby Lester.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439189238.  Daedalus Item Code: 40853
 
Though everyone recognizes the image of Vitruvian Man, few have any idea what prompted Leonardo da Vinci to create a drawing of a four-armed, four-legged human inscribed by a circle and a square. It ... (Read More)
 
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#6
Titian: The Last Days
Mark Hudson.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802710765.  Daedalus Item Code: 31925
 
The author of Our Grandmothers' Drums, which won the Somerset Maugham and Thomas Cook awards, Mark Hudson here admires the remarkable, highly experimental late work of Tiziano Vecelli ... (Read More)
 
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#7
The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
 
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about magic. ... (Read More)
 
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#8
Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs: A Brief History of Ancient Egypt
Barbara Mertz.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849012805.  Daedalus Item Code: 31044
 
Elizabeth Peters, author of the Amelia Peabody series of archaeological mysteries, is in fact the internationally renowned Egyptologist Barbara Mertz. In this book, originally published in the 1960s ... (Read More)
 
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#9
The Book of William: How Shakespeare's First Folio Conquered the World
Paul Collins.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596911956.  Daedalus Item Code: 33167
 
A book sold for shillings in the streets of London, later whisked away to Manhattan for millions, and then stored deep within the vaults of Tokyo, William Shakespeare's First Folio of 1623 has, above ... (Read More)
 
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#10
The Classical Tradition
Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most & Salvatore Settis, eds.
Publisher: Belknap Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674035720.  Daedalus Item Code: 41825
 
How do we get from the polis to the police? Or from Odysseusís sirens to an ambulanceís? The legacy of ancient Greece and Rome has been imitated, misunderstood, and reworked by every Western culture ... (Read More)
 
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