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    Below is our latest list of new and used books for sale on Ancient and Medieval history. Each book will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Just email
    Message 1 of 4 , Jan 27, 2002
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      Below is our latest list of new and used books for sale on Ancient
      and Medieval history. Each book will be sold on a first come first
      serve basis. Just email us directly at antiquestnet@... with
      the name and number of the books you would like. Also, please feel
      free to contact us with any questions or special requests you may
      have.

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      438. Gladiators by Michael Grant - An exciting account of the ancient
      Roman institution of arena combat, this book traces the bloody 800-
      year history of the bustuarii from their rise during the 3rd century
      BC to their eventual abolition at the end of the 5th century AD.
      Published in 1995. Hardcover with dust jacket and many photos, in
      brand new, never read condition. 128-pages. Price: $15.00

      459. A Guide to the Ancient World: A Dictionary of Classical Place
      Names by Michael Grant - A massive reference volume of nearly 900
      places throughout the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations.
      Published in 1997. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never
      read condition. 728-pages. Price: $23.00 (#459)

      572. The Roman Commonwealth by R.W. Moore – An account of Roman life
      and culture as it was in its prime. Published in 1953. Hardcover with
      a few pen marks underlining small sections of the first four
      pages of text, otherwise in very good condition. 255-pages. Price:
      13.00

      575. Learn Latin by Peter Jones – A concise method to learn Latin
      grammar and vocabulary. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new,
      never read condition. Published in 1998. 176-pages. Price: $15.00
      (#575)

      577. Medieval Cities: Their Origins and the Revival of Trade by Henri
      Pirenne – A look at European urban growth through the development of
      commerce and the class system. Softcover in excellent condition.
      253-pages. Price: $12.00 (#577)

      620. A History of Ancient Egypt by Nicolas Grimal - A history of what
      is arguably the first great civilization from the first human
      settlement in about 12,000 BC to its conquest by Alexander the Great
      in 333 BC. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read
      condition. Published in 1997. 518-pages. Price: $17.00

      621. Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Everyone: An Introduction to the
      writing of ancient Egypt by Joseph and Lenore Scott – A great
      beginning primer. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new, never read
      condition. Published in 1993. 95-pages. Price: $14.00

      641. Joan of Arc: Her Story by Regine Pernoud and Marie-Veronique
      Clin – The english translation of this French best-seller on the life
      of this heroine. Hardcover in brand new, never read condition.
      Published in 1998. 304-pages. Original list price: $27.95. Price:
      $14.00

      645. Peter the Great: His Life and World by Robert K. Massie - A
      wonderful biography of the Tsar who tried to modernize and westernize
      mother Russia. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read
      condition. Published in 1999. 909-pages. Price: $15.00

      646. A Journal of the Plague Year: 1665 by Daniel Defoe – Defoe, who
      lived during the great plague, describes the tragic scene of the
      plague's effect on London. A beautiful large, hardcover volume with a
      box sleeve with matching design and material. In excellent
      condition. Published in 1968. 271-pages.
      Price: $22.00

      647. The Aztecs by Richard F. Townsend – Presents a masterly portrait
      of this complex ancient civilization. Softcover in brand new, never
      read condition. Published in 2000. 232-pages with many pictures.
      Price: $13.00

      652. The Illustrated History of Early Man by John Haywood – A
      beautifull highly illustrated book detailing the ascent of early man.
      Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition.
      Published in 1995. 160-pages. Price: $14.00

      653. The First Eden: The Mediterranean World and Man by David
      Attenborough – Tells the fascinating story of mankind's development
      and his changing attitudes toward his environment. Hardcover with
      dust jacket in excellent condition, with many photos. Published in
      1987. Price: $14.00

      654. The Quest for Arthur's Britain by Geoffrey Ashe, et. al. – A
      scholarly work examining the time of legendary King Arthur.
      Hardcover, in good condition, though somewhat aged with significant
      foxing. Published in 1969. 282-pages Price: $14.00

      655. Ancient Healing: Unlocking the Mysteries of Health and Healing
      through the Ages - A very large, thorough and beautifully
      illustrated book that examines medicine as practiced in ancient
      Mesopotania, Egypt, Israel, Greece, Rome, America, Medieval Europe,
      etc. An excellent addition to any comprehensive library on the
      ancient or medieval world. Hardcover in brand new, never read
      condition, extensively illustrated. Published in 1997. 384-pages.
      Price: $18.00 (Large and heavy, counts as two books for purposes of
      shipping and handling)

      656. Arms & Armor of the Medieval Knight: A large, illustrated
      History of Weaponry in the Middle Ages by David Edge & John Miles
      Paddock – A large and richly illustrated examination of the subject
      covering the eleventh through sixteenth centuries. Hardcover in
      brand new, never read condition with 320-illustrations. Published in
      1996. 192-pages. Price: $17.00

      657. The Roman World: Cultural Atlas of the World by Tim Cornell and
      John Matthews – A comprehensive look at the ancient Roman world with
      62 specially drawn maps, 470-illustrations and a chonological table,
      bibliography, gazetteer, etc. Hardcover, with dust jacket in brand
      new, never read condition. Published in 1992. 240-pages. Price:
      $16.00

      658. Knights: The Complete Story of the Age of Chivalry, from
      Historical Fact to Tales of Romance and Poetry by Andrea Hopkins A
      large volume with numerous photos and maps. Published in 1998/9.
      Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. 191-
      pages Price: $17.00

      659. The Search for Cleopatra by Michael Foss – A detailed look at
      arguably the most fascinating figure of the ancient world. Hardcover
      with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. Published in
      1997. 191-pages. Orig price: $24.95 Price: $15.00

      660. Dictionary of Roman Religion by Lesley Adkins and Roy A. Adkins –
      Contains more than 1,400 entries on a myriad of topics including:
      dieties, spirits, festivals, sacrifices, temples, altar, cult
      objects, etc. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read
      condition. Published in 1996. 288-pages. Price: $17.00

      661. Classical Whodunits: Murder and Mystery from Ancient Greece ad
      Rome edited by Mike Ashley – Cases from the ancient world cracked by
      Socrates, Brutus Decius Metellus and others. Hardcover with dust
      jacket in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1996. 374-
      pages. Price: $ 12.00

      662. The Birth of Christianity: Reality and Myth by Joel Carmichael –
      A controversial examination, based on historical evidence, of the
      roots and organization of this ancient religion. Hardcover in brand
      new, never read condition. Published in 1992. 228-pages. Price:
      $13.00

      663. Who Gave Pinta to the Santa Maria: Torrid Diseases in a Tropical
      World – How tropical diseases affected the development of history,
      particularly with regard to the meeting of the new and old worlds
      during the 15th through 18th centuries. Softcover in brand new,
      never read condition. Published in 1997. 256-pages. Price: $11.00

      664. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles collected and translated ny Anne
      Savage – The authentic voices of England from the time of Julius
      Caesar to the coronation of Henry II. A large, beautiful colored
      hardcover in brand new, never read condition. Published in 2000. 288-
      pages. Price: $17.00

      665. Who Were the Celts?: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About
      the Celts 1000 BC to the Present by Kevin Duffy. With particular
      emphasis on early Celtic culture. Hardcover with dust jacket in
      brand new, never read condition. Published in 1999. 250-pages
      Price: $14.00

      666. Reading the Past: Ancient Writing from Cuneiform to the Alphabet
      introduced by JT Hooker – An extensive examination of the subject
      with numerous photos and illustrations. Hardcover with dust jacket
      in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1998, 384-pages.
      Price: $17.00

      667. The Picts and the Scots by Lloyd and Jenny Laing – An
      examination of the ancient roots and history of the Picts and Scots.
      Hardcover with dust jacket I brand new, never read condition. With
      many illustrations. Published in 1998. 172-pages Price: $12.00

      668. The Description of England: The Classic Contemporary Account of
      Tudor Social Life by William Harrison – A richly detailed study of
      England four centuries ago. Softcover in brand new, never read
      condition. Published in 1994. 512-pages. Price: $10.00

      669. Thermopylae: The Battle for the West by Ernle Bradford – A
      narrative of one of the most critical and interesting battles in King
      Xerxes invasion of Greece. Softcover in brand new, never read
      condition. Published in 1993. 255-pages Price: $12.00

      670. The Qin Terracotta Army: Treasures of Lintong by Zeng Wenli – A
      detailed and illustrated description of one of the most amazing
      archaeological discoveries ever: a complete army of warriors and
      horses fashioned from terra cotta ready to serve the emperor Qin Shi
      Huang. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new, never read
      condition. Published in 1996 96-pages Price: $14.00

      671. England World Heritage by John Hedgecoe and David Souden – A
      look at the country's great historical treasures with a focus on the
      ancient and medieval eras. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new,
      never read condition. With many illustrations. Published in 1997.
      96-pages. Price: $13.00

      672. Historical Atlas of the Classical World by John Haywood - A
      beautiful and fascinating volume covering the period between the
      emergence of the Greek civilization to the emergence of Islam. With
      many timelines and color illustrations. Published in 2001. Hardcover
      with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. Price: $20.00

      673. The Ancient Roman City by John E. Stambaugh – This book takes
      recent work in archaeology and social history and draws on other
      physical, literary and documentary sources to illuminate ancient Rome
      as a functioning city. It conveys a remarkable sense of the detail
      and texture of daily existence. Softcover in virtually brand new,
      never read condition. Published in 1988. 395-pages. Price: $14.00

      674. The Keys of Egypt: The Obsession to Decipher Egyptian
      Hieroglyphs by Lesley and Roy Adkins – The remarkable true story of
      the race to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs and of the rediscovery of
      the world of ancient Egypt. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new,
      never read condition. First edition, published in 2000. 335-pages.
      Price: $15.00

      675. The Book of Irish Legends by Iain Zaczek – A selection of age-
      old tales and myths that lay at the heart of celtic tradition.
      Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new, never read condition.
      Published in 2001. 128-pages. Price: $12.00

      676. Mary Queen of Scotts by Samuel Cowan – An antique set of two
      volumes. The biography of one of histories most fascinating
      personalities. This set, published in 1901, includes a number of
      high quality photogravures. Hardcover in excellent overall
      condition, though the covers do show some signs of age. Altogether,
      a beautiful addition to a library on medieval history. Over 790-
      pages. Price: $45.00

      677. Egyptian Decorative Art by W.M. Flinders Petrie – A classic
      examination of the historical development of Egyptian Decorative arts
      by one of the greatest classicists o all time. A Small softcover
      book, in brand new never read condition, with over 200 carefully
      drawn illustrations. Published in 1999. 128-pages. Price: $7.00

      678. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucycides – A
      translation of this great work of the ancient world. Hard cover in
      excellent condition. Published in 1948. 489-pages with several maps.
      Price: $13.00

      679. Ancient Europe: A Survey by Stuart Piggott – A scholarly
      examination of the development of ancient Europe from its earliest
      times. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition. Published
      in 1966. 340-pages with numerous illustrations. Price: $17.00

      680. The Etruscans by Agnes Carr Vaughan – A look at this mysterious
      society and its people. Hardcover in virtually brand new never read
      condition. Published in 1996. 222-pages. Price: $13.00

      681. Sick Caesars: Madness and Malady in Imperial Rome by Michael
      Grant – The fascinating history of the Roman emperors who were
      afflicted with physical and psychological ailments, and the impact
      that these illnesses had upon their reigns. Hardcover with
      dustjacket, in brand new never read condition. Published in 2000.
      178-pages. Price: $13.00

      682. The Celts: Glorious Treasures by Karen Sullivan – A wonderful
      insight into Celtic artistry and treasures. Hardcover with
      dustjacket in brand new, never read condition. With many beautiful
      photos. Published in 1997. 93-pages. Price: $13.00

      683. The Hundred Years War: The English in France, 1337-1453 by
      Desmond Seward – A fascinating look at this epic struggle including a
      look at the social aspects of the war and the effects it had on both
      England and France. Hardcover with dustjacket in excellent overall
      condition, though the dustjacket has a small tear on its lower back.
      Published in 1978. 296-pages. Price: $14.00

      684. Petra: Lost City of the Ancient World by Christian Auge and Jean-
      Marie Dentzer – A compact guide to this marvel of the ancient world,
      with numerous beautiful photos. Softcover in brand new, never read
      condition. Published in 2000 127-pages. Price: $8.00

      685. A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara W.
      Tuchman – An anatomy of this century revealing both the great rythms
      of history and the grain and texture of domestic life as it was.
      Softcover in brand new, never read condition. Price: $11.00

      686. A Short History of Byzantium by John Julius Norwich - A
      retelling of the dramatic history of Byzantium from its beginnings in
      AD 330 when Constantine moved the imperial city from Rome to its
      final defeat by the Turks in 1453. Hardcover with dustjacket in
      brand new, never read condition. Published in 1997. Price: $17.00
    • antiquestnet
      Below is our latest list of new and used books for sale on Ancient and Medieval history. Each book will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Just email
      Message 2 of 4 , Feb 11, 2002
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        Below is our latest list of new and used books for sale on Ancient
        and Medieval history. Each book will be sold on a first come first
        serve basis. Just email us directly at antiquestnet@... with
        the name and number of the books you would like. Also, please feel
        free to contact us with any questions or special requests you may
        have.

        Shipping and handling within the USA is $4.00 for the first book and
        $2.00 each additional book. Shipping outside the country is extra
        depending on the destination, and it may take us several days to get
        back to you with that information.

        Payment within the USA is accepted through Paypal or by money order
        in US dollars only. Payment from outside the USA is required in US
        dollars and may require additional charges if there are costs
        associated with completing the international transaction.

        For reference, please check out our ebay feedback, the ID
        is: "antiquest.net" Thanks for your interest and keep on reading!!!
        *******************************************************

        687. Alexander the Great and His Time by Agnes Savill – Here is the
        full study of the life, personality, accomplishments and failures of
        Alexander of Macedon. Hardcover in dustjacket, in brand new never
        read condition. Published in 1993. 300-pages. Price: $14.00

        688. The Blood and the Shroud by Ian Wilson – New evidence that the
        world's most sacred relic is real. A great read. Softcover in brand
        new, never read condition. Published in 1998. 333-pages. Price:
        $11.00

        689. Lionhearts: Richard I, Saladin and the Era of the third Crusade
        by Geoffrey Regan – One of the most gripping pieces of history told
        in terms of the story of its primary characters. Hardcover with
        dustjacket in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1998.
        254-pages. Price: $14.00

        690. Genghis Khan: Conqueror of the World by Leo DeHartog – The
        biography of this great warrior and leader. Hardcover with
        dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1999.
        230-pages. Price: $14.00

        691. Ramses II: Greatest of the Pharoahs by Bernadette Menu – A
        compact book covering the leader whose reign marked a golden age on
        which political and cultural life thrived. Softcover in brand new
        never read condition. Published in 1999. 159-pages. Price: $8.00

        692. The Influence of Sea Power Upon History 1660-1783 by A.T. Mahan –
        First published a century ago, this classic text on history and
        tactics of naval warfare had a profound effect on the imperial
        policies of all the major powers. Softcover in brand new never read
        condition. Published in 1987. 557-pages. Price: $12.00

        693. The King Must Die and The Bull from the Sea by Mary Renault – A
        novel covering the story of the Greek mythic hero Theseus who was the
        King of Athens, favorite of Poseidon and slayer of the Minotaur.
        Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition.
        Published in 1998. 531-pages. Price: $13.00

        694. Chronicles of the Celts: The Classic Sagas by Iain Zaczek – A
        collection of storys from the ancient Celtic culture. Softcover in
        brand new never read condition. Published in 1996. 159-pages.
        Price: $13.00

        695. Age of Chivalry: Art and Society in Late Medieval England edited
        by Nigel Saul - An examination of the artifacts of the chivalric age
        and the society in which they were produced. Published in 1992, 144
        pages with many beautiful photos. Hard cover with dust jacket in
        brand new, never read condition. Price: $15.00

        696. The Practical Archaeologist: How we know what we know about the
        Past BY Jane McIntosh – A geat reference to the world of modern
        archaeology, with more than 200-photos. Softcover in brand new never
        read condition. Published in 1999. 186-pages. Price: $12.00

        697. Imperial Exits by Julius Cicatrix and Martin Rowson – Retells
        the ultimate ends of some of the great names of imperial Rome.
        Hardcover in brand new never read condition. With great
        illustrations. Published in 1998. Price: $10.00

        698. The Celtic Saints by Nigel Pennick – An illustrated and
        authoritative guide to these extraordinary men and women, with many
        beautiful color photos. Softcover in brand new never read
        condition. Published in 1997. 127-pages. Price: $11.00

        699. The Military Revolution in Sixteenth Century Europe by David
        Eltis – Relates the progress in England to the overall military
        changes sweeping Europe. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never
        read condition. Published in 1998. 175-pages. Price: $14.00

        700. Imagining Atlantis by Richard Ellis – A fascinating historical
        and archaeological detective story. Hardcover with dustjacket in
        brand new never read condition. Published in 1998. 322-pages. List
        price: $27.50 Our Price: $15.00

        701. The Macmillan Dictionary of Military Biography by Alan Axelrod
        and Charles Phillips – Portrays the commanders who helped shape
        history from the very beginning: roughly 3,500 B.C. Includes many
        entries from the ancient and medieval world. Hardcover with
        dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1998.
        463-pages. List price: $39.95 Price: $22.00

        702. Hadrian by Stewart Perowne – A biography of one of Rome's most
        interesting emperors. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never
        read condition. Published in 1996. 192-pages. Price: $14.00

        703. The Barbarian West 400-1000 by JM Wallace-Hadrill – Looks at how
        the barbarian really admired the ways of the West and wanted to
        emulate Roman culture. Published in 1998. 183-pages. Price: $13.00

        704: The Reformation by Will Durant – Part of the great Story of
        Civilization series. An in depth look at the time of the 14th, 15th
        and 16th centuries. A great work! Hardcover with dustjacket in brand
        new never read condition. Published in 1985. 1025-pages. Price:
        $18.00

        438. Gladiators by Michael Grant - An exciting account of the ancient
        Roman institution of arena combat, this book traces the bloody 800-
        year history of the bustuarii from their rise during the 3rd century
        BC to their eventual abolition at the end of the 5th century AD.
        Published in 1995. Hardcover with dust jacket and many photos, in
        brand new, never read condition. 128-pages. Price: $15.00

        459. A Guide to the Ancient World: A Dictionary of Classical Place
        Names by Michael Grant - A massive reference volume of nearly 900
        places throughout the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations.
        Published in 1997. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never
        read condition. 728-pages. Price: $23.00 (#459)

        575. Learn Latin by Peter Jones – A concise method to learn Latin
        grammar and vocabulary. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new,
        never read condition. Published in 1998. 176-pages. Price: $15.00
        (#575)

        604. Discovering the Roman Family by Keith R. Bradley – A review on
        the various aspects of family life in ancient Rome that offers a
        provocative look at how this elementary component of Roman society
        was structured. Softcover, in excellent condition. Published in 1991.
        216-pages. Price: $13.00

        613. A Complete Guide to Egypt and the Archaeological Sites by A.
        Hoyt Hobbs and Joy Adzigian – A broad look at the country and its
        archaeological wonders. Softcover in excellent condition, with
        numerous pages. Published in 1981. 320-pages Price: $13.00

        615. The People of the Dead Sea Scrolls by John Marco Allegro – A
        complete pictorial record of the dramatic story of the scrolls.
        Hardcover, with dust jacket in excellent condition, with 189-
        photographs. Published in 1958. 192-pages. Price: $15.00

        619. The Echo of Greece by Edith Hamilton – A follow-up to The Greek
        Way, this book carries the story forward into the period just
        following the Periclean Age and considers Atehens and the Greeks of
        the fourth century. Hardcover in excellent condition. Published in
        1957. 224-pages. Price: $14.00

        620. A History of Ancient Egypt by Nicolas Grimal - A history of what
        is arguably the first great civilization from the first human
        settlement in about 12,000 BC to its conquest by Alexander the Great
        in 333 BC. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read
        condition. Published in 1997. 518-pages. Price: $17.00

        655. Ancient Healing: Unlocking the Mysteries of Health and Healing
        through the Ages - A very large, thorough and beautifully
        illustrated book that examines medicine as practiced in ancient
        Mesopotania, Egypt, Israel, Greece, Rome, America, Medieval Europe,
        etc. An excellent addition to any comprehensive library on the
        ancient or medieval world. Hardcover in brand new, never read
        condition, extensively illustrated. Published in 1997. 384-pages.
        Price: $18.00 (Large and heavy, counts as two books for purposes of
        shipping and handling)

        656. Arms & Armor of the Medieval Knight: A large, illustrated
        History of Weaponry in the Middle Ages by David Edge & John Miles
        Paddock – A large and richly illustrated examination of the subject
        covering the eleventh through sixteenth centuries. Hardcover in
        brand new, never read condition with 320-illustrations. Published in
        1996. 192-pages. Price: $17.00

        658. Knights: The Complete Story of the Age of Chivalry, from
        Historical Fact to Tales of Romance and Poetry by Andrea Hopkins A
        large volume with numerous photos and maps. Published in 1998/9.
        Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. 191-
        pages Price: $17.00

        659. The Search for Cleopatra by Michael Foss – A detailed look at
        arguably the most fascinating figure of the ancient world. Hardcover
        with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. Published in
        1997. 191-pages. Orig price: $24.95 Price: $15.00

        663. Who Gave Pinta to the Santa Maria: Torrid Diseases in a Tropical
        World – How tropical diseases affected the development of history,
        particularly with regard to the meeting of the new and old worlds
        during the 15th through 18th centuries. Softcover in brand new,
        never read condition. Published in 1997. 256-pages. Price: $11.00

        666. Reading the Past: Ancient Writing from Cuneiform to the Alphabet
        introduced by JT Hooker – An extensive examination of the subject
        with numerous photos and illustrations. Hardcover with dust jacket
        in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1998, 384-pages.
        Price: $17.00

        670. The Qin Terracotta Army: Treasures of Lintong by Zeng Wenli – A
        detailed and illustrated description of one of the most amazing
        archaeological discoveries ever: a complete army of warriors and
        horses fashioned from terra cotta ready to serve the emperor Qin Shi
        Huang. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new, never read
        condition. Published in 1996 96-pages Price: $14.00

        671. England World Heritage by John Hedgecoe and David Souden – A
        look at the country's great historical treasures with a focus on the
        ancient and medieval eras. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new,
        never read condition. With many illustrations. Published in 1997.
        96-pages. Price: $13.00

        677. Egyptian Decorative Art by W.M. Flinders Petrie – A classic
        examination of the historical development of Egyptian Decorative arts
        by one of the greatest classicists o all time. A Small softcover
        book, in brand new never read condition, with over 200 carefully
        drawn illustrations. Published in 1999. 128-pages. Price: $7.00

        678. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucycides – A
        translation of this great work of the ancient world. Hard cover in
        excellent condition. Published in 1948. 489-pages with several maps.
        Price: $13.00

        682. The Celts: Glorious Treasures by Karen Sullivan – A wonderful
        insight into Celtic artistry and treasures. Hardcover with
        dustjacket in brand new, never read condition. With many beautiful
        photos. Published in 1997. 93-pages. Price: $13.00

        683. The Hundred Years War: The English in France, 1337-1453 by
        Desmond Seward – A fascinating look at this epic struggle including a
        look at the social aspects of the war and the effects it had on both
        England and France. Hardcover with dustjacket in excellent overall
        condition, though the dustjacket has a small tear on its lower back.
        Published in 1978. 296-pages. Price: $14.00

        684. Petra: Lost City of the Ancient World by Christian Auge and Jean-
        Marie Dentzer – A compact guide to this marvel of the ancient world,
        with numerous beautiful photos. Softcover in brand new, never read
        condition. Published in 2000 127-pages. Price: $8.00
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        Message 3 of 4 , Feb 26, 2002
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          and Medireview history. Each book will be sold on a first come first
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          the name and number of the books you would like. Also, please feel
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          705. The Mummy: Funereal Rites & Customs in Ancient Egypt by Ernest
          A. Wallis Budge � This volume will fascinate anyone wishing to
          understand not only the process of mummification, but also the
          cultural background of a ritual upon which an entire civilization was
          built. Softcover in excellent overall condition, though there are a
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          706. The Lost Tomb by Kent R. Weeks, Ph. D � The incredible story of
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          1998. 330-pages. Price: $12.00

          707. Who's Who in Egyptian Mythology by Anthony S. Mercante �
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          Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new never read condition.
          Published in 1995. 230-pages. Originally $32.50 Price: $17.00

          708. The History of Atlantis by Lewis Spence � The author looks at
          the archeological evidence to support Plato's account of Atlantis and
          decides it is possible. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent
          overall condition. Published in 1996. 238-pages. Price: $13.00

          709. Roman Art and Architecture by Sir Mortimer Wheeler � Discusses
          the many diverse and qualities of Roman art in terms of its
          development within Italy and the Empire. Softcover in excellent
          overall condition with many photos. Published in 1964. 250-pages.
          Price: $14.00

          710. Nefertiti and Cleopatra: Queen Monarchs of Ancient Egypt by
          Julia Samson � A new and vivid account of the lives of the two pre-
          eminent queen/monarchs of ancient Egypt. Hardcover with dustjacket
          in brand new never read condition. Published in 2002. 150-pages.
          Price: $ 14.00

          711. The Secret of the Hittites: The Discovery of an Empire by C.W.
          Ceram � Chronicles one of the most arresting chapters in the story of
          archaeology. Softcover in very good overall condition. Published in
          1973. 281+ pages. Price: $13.00

          712. Art Forms and Civic Life in the Late Roman Empire by H.P.
          L'Orange - Covers art and architecture, during the time of
          Diocletian, its relationship to religion and civic administration,
          etc. Softcover, in excellent condition. 131-pages. Price: $13.00

          713. Herculaneum: Italy's Buried Treasure by Joseph Jay Deiss � A
          vivid recreation of life on Pompeii's sister city. Softcover in
          brand new, never read condition. Published in 1985. 222-pages.
          Price: $13.00

          714. The Colosseum by Peter Quennell � A large well illustrated
          volume detailing the history of one of the world's great monumental
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          Published in 1971. 172-pages. Price: $16.00

          715. Life in a Medireview City by Joseph and Frances Gies � Evokes
          every aspect of city life in the Middle Ages by depicting in detail
          what it was like to live in a prosperous city of northwest Europe in
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          716. Through the Glass Window Shines the Sun edited by Pamela Norris �
          An anthology of medireview poetry and prose. Hardcover with
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          717. Rome: Biography of a City by Christopher Hibbert � This renowned
          historian traces the history of Rome from its earliest days, with
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          dust jacket in very good overall condition. This is a large, well-
          illustrated book. Published in 1985. 387-pages. Price: $17.00

          718. The Echo of Greece by Edith Hamilton � A interpretation of Greek
          life from the period just before the Periclean Age through the fourth
          century. Hardcover with dust jacket, in very good condition.
          Published in 1957, 224-pages. Price: $13.00

          719. Everyman's Atlas of Ancient and Classical Geography by A vintage
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          world as it used to be. Maps are accompanied by easy to understand
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          Price: $18.00

          720. The Mycenaeans by Lord William Taylour � A history of this
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          721. Sources for the History of Greek Athletics by Rachel Sargent
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          722. Calendar: Humanity's Epic Struggle To Determine a true and
          Accurate Year by David Ewing Duncan � A beautifully written work
          looking at the ancient and medireview origins of the modern calendar.
          A great read. Softcover in brand new never read condition.
          Published in 1998. 328-pages. Price: $11.00

          723. Sons of the Gods, Children of Earth: Ideology and Literary Form
          in Ancient Greece � The author applies the insights of Marxist theory
          to a number of central Greek literary and philosophical texts. Very
          interesting read. Softcover in brand new never read condition.
          Published in 1992. 412-pages. Price: $15.00

          724. What Life was Like Amid Splendor and Intrigue: Byzantine Empire
          AD 330-1453 � A large and wonderfully illustrated examination of the
          history of the Byzantine Empire. Hardcover in brand new never read
          condition. Published in 1998. 144-pages. Price: $13.00

          725. What Life was Like At the Dawn of Democracy: Clasical Athens
          525-322 BC � A large and wonderfully illustrated examination of the
          history of classical Athens. Hardcover in brand new never read
          condition. Published in 1997. 144-pages. Price: $13.00

          726. What Life was Like on The Banks of the Nile: Egypt 3050-30 BC -
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          ancient Egypt. Hardcover in brand new never read condition.
          Published in 1997. 192-pages. Price: $13.00

          727. The Arcanum by Janet Gleeson � The extraordinary true story of
          the discovery of porcelain during the late middle ages. A
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          with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in
          1998. 324-pages. Originally $27.00. Price: $15.00

          728. Greece in the Bronze Age by Emily Vermeule � A modern
          reconstruction of the pre-classical period of Greece. Hardcover with
          dustjacket in excellent overall condition, though the dustjacket does
          have a couple of small tears. Published in 1964. Approximately 440-
          pages, with many illustrations. Price: $16.00

          729. The Mythmaker: Paul and the Invention of Christianity by Hyam
          Maccoby � Contends that Christianity was the invention of Paul who
          used elements of Judaism, Gnosticism and pagan mystery cults as his
          material, fusing them around the story of Jesus' crucifixion.
          Hardcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1998. 237-
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          730. The Scottish Highlanders and their Regiments by Michael Brander �
          The story of the Scottish Highlander regiments in the British army
          and how their existence helped to preserve their culture. Hardcover
          in brand new never read condition. Published in 1996. 224-pages.
          Price: $13.00

          731. Arab Historians of the Crusades by Francesco Gabrielli � One of
          the most fascinating periods in world history as told from the point
          of view of Arab historians. A remarkable perspective. Hardcover
          with dustjacket in excellent overall condition. Published in 1993.
          362-pages. Price: $16.00


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          543. Ancestral Voices: Decoding Ancient Languages by James Norman �
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          writing have uncovered the literatures and histories of numerous
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          544. Women Who Ruled: A Biographical Encyclopedia by Guida M.
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          555. Egyptian Mgic by E.A. Wallis Budge � A well-known study of the
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          561. A Social History of Greece and Rome by Michael Grant � First
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          683. The Hundred Years War: The English in France, 1337-1453 by
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          691. Ramses II: Greatest of the Pharoahs by Bernadette Menu � A
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          693. The King Must Die and The Bull from the Sea by Mary Renault � A
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          694. Chronicles of the Celts: The Classic Sagas by Iain Zaczek � A
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          695. Age of Chivalry: Art and Society in Late Medireview England edited
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          696. The Practical Archaeologist: How we know what we know about the
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          698. The Celtic Saints by Nigel Pennick � An illustrated and
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          699. The Military Revolution in Sixteenth Century Europe by David
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          700. Imagining Atlantis by Richard Ellis � A fascinating historical
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          701. The Macmillan Dictionary of Military Biography by Alan Axelrod
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          704. The Reformation by Will Durant � Part of the great Story of
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