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Ramessess II: Greatest of the Pharaohs (Discoveries Series)

By: Discoveries

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 9780810928701

ISBN: 0810928701

Condition: USED


Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed, affordably priced, compact paperbacks bring ideas to life and amplify our understanding of civilization in a new way. View more info

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Two Lives of Charlemagne (Penguin Classics)

By: Einhard and Notker the Stammer

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780140455052

ISBN: 0140455051

Condition: USED


Two revealingly different accounts of the life of the most important figure of the Roman Empire Charlemage ?known as the father of Europe?was one of the most powerful and dynamic of all medieval rulers. The biographies brought together here provide a rich and varied portrait of the king from two perspectives: that of Einhard, a close friend and adviser, and of Notker, a monastic scholar and musician writing fifty years after Charlemagne's death. View more info

Pompeii The Day a City Died

By: Etienne, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 4/4/2013

Seller ID: 9780810928558

ISBN: 0810928558

Condition: USED


Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed, affordably priced, compact paperbacks bring ideas to life and amplify our understanding of civilization in a new way. View more info

Medea and OTher Plays

By: Euripides

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 9780140441291D

ISBN: 9780140441291D

Condition: USED


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Medea (Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama)

By: Euripides

Price: $3.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 0521644798

ISBN: 0521644798

Condition: USED


Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, including suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities. Medea is suitable for students of both Classical Civilisation and Drama. Useful features include full synopsis of the play, commentary alongside translation for easy reference and a comprehensive introduction to... View more info

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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Abridged Edition

By: Europe/Gibbon, Edward

Price: $4.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 3/18/2011

Seller ID: 9780140437645

ISBN: 0140437649

Condition: USED


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Seventy Great Inventions Of The Ancient World

By: Fagan, Brian M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON:

Seller ID: 9780500051306

ISBN: 0500051305

Condition: USED


Stone choppers, eyed needles, camel saddles, chariots, and contraceptives: the past is paved with remarkable inventions. The latest book in this popular series takes us on an eye-opening and unusual journey through early human innovations--some fundamental and others intriguing or bizarre. An international team of scientists, archaeologists, and historians reveals seventy of the most extraordinary inventions, from two-and-a-half million years ago up to the early medieval period. The book begins with the basic technologies of stone, fire, woodworking, ceramics, metallurgy, glass, and weaving. W... View more info

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Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code

By: Fox, Margalit

Price: $7.00

Publisher: ECCO: 2/17/2017

Seller ID: 9780062228864

ISBN: 0062228862

Condition: USED


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History and Topography of Ireland

By: Gerald of Wales

Price: $3.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 9/26/2016

Seller ID: 9780140444230

ISBN: 0140444238

Condition: USED


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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. I

By: Gibbon, Edward

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 8/24/2013

Seller ID: 9780140433937

ISBN: 0140433937

Condition: USED


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Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (ABRIDGED)

By: Gibbon/Hadas, Moses

Price: $2.50

Publisher: 8/7/2011

Seller ID: 9780449300565

ISBN: 0449300560

Condition: USED


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Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire-a One-Volume Abridgement By D. M. Low

By: Gibbons/Low, D.M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1/13/2012

Seller ID: 6012732

ISBN: 6012732

Condition: USED


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Conflict of Religions in the Early ROman Empire

By: GLover, T.R.

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 7861346

ISBN: 7861346

Condition: USED


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Ancient Mediterranean

By: Grant, Michael

Price: $4.00

Publisher: PLUME:

Seller ID: 9780452010376

ISBN: 0452010373

Condition: USED


Written by eminent classical scholar Michael Grant. "The Ancient Mediterranean" is a wonderfully revealing, unusually comprehensive history of all the peoples who lived around the Mediterranean from about 15,000 B.C. to the time of Constantine (306-337 A.D.). Many volumes, including Professor Grant's own previous works, trace the histories of the great civilizations of Greece and Rome. But this unique work looks at the influences and cultures of the entire region, including Egypt, Israel, Crete, Carthage, Ionia and the Eastern colonies. Syria, and the Etruscans, as well as the Greek and Rom... View more info

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Egyptian Magical Book, An (Leyden Papyrus)

By: Griffith,F.LI./Thompson,Herber

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 0486229947

ISBN: 0486229947

Condition: USED


First complete translation of crucial 3rd-century A.D. manuscript of Egyptian magic, medicine. 15-foot roll of papyrus reveals spells, incantations, aphrodisiacs, invoking various gods. Probably compilation of practicing Egyptian sorcerer. Transliteration of demotic included. View more info

Roman Way, The

By: Hamilton, Edith

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 0393002322

ISBN: 0393002322

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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs

By: Hawass, Zahi

Price: $7.50

Publisher: 10/11/2012

Seller ID: 9780792242277

ISBN: 0792242270

Condition: USED


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Histories

By: Herodotus

Price: $5.50

Publisher: BARNES & NOBLE:

Seller ID: 9781593081027

ISBN: 1593081022

Condition: USED


"The Histories," by Herodotus, is part of the "Barnes & Noble Classics"" "series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of "Barnes & Noble Classics" All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. "Barnes & Noble Classics "pulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each read... View more info

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On the War for Greek Freedom: Selections from The Histories

By: Herodotus

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780872206670

ISBN: 087220667X

Condition: USED


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The Histories

By: Herodotus

Price: $7.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR: 11/24/2015

Seller ID: 9780199535668

ISBN: 0199535663

Condition: USED


"The father of history," as Cicero called him, and a writer possessed of remarkable narrative gifts, enormous scope, and considerable charm, Herodotus has always been beloved by readers well-versed in the classics. Compelled by his desire to "prevent the traces of human events from being erased by time," Herotodus recounts the incidents preceding and following the Persian Wars. He gives us much more than military history, though, providing the fullest portrait of the classical world of the 5th and 6th centuries. Translated by Robin Waterfield, a distinguished translator whose version of Pl... View more info