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    Hi Everyone, 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.
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 7, 2002
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      Hi Everyone,
      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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      736. Schliemann of Troy: Treasure and Deceit by David A. Traill � A gripping portrait of a duplicitous man and a reinterpretation of some of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1997. 365-pages. Price: $12.00

      737. The Second Messiah: Templars, The Turin Shroud and the Great Secret of Freemasonry by Christoper Knight and Robert Lomas � Looks at the freemason movement and the role the shroud played over the centuries. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 2000. 259-pages. Price: $14.00

      738. Arms & Armour of the Crusading Era 1050-1350: Western Europe and the Crusader States by David Nicolle � An amazing comprehensive account of weapons and equipment in the middle ages, cover the armed forces of both major and minor powers. A must for any serious student of the middle ages. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. With more than 2,000 detailed illustrations. Published in 1999. 636-pages. Orig. $49.95 Price: $22.00

      739. Digging through Darkness: Chronicles of an Archaeologist by Carmel Schrire � Billed as an enthralling read about the hands-on science of archaeology as told by an experienced practitioner. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1995. 276-pages. Price: $15.00

      740. Atlantis Destroyed by Rodney Castleden � Using hard evidence and ancient writings, this book explores the possibility that the account given by Plato is historically true. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1998. 225-pages. Price: $15.00

      741. The Greek Experience by C.M. Bowra � An evocative description written by one of the great classicists, of the Greek civilization from the time of Homer to the fall of Athens. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1996. 210-pages. Price: $14.00

      742. Courtesans and Fishcakes: The Consuming Passions of Classical Times by James Davidson � A very readable and detailed description of basic everyday life in ancient Athens. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1998. 32-pages. Price: $16.00

      743. Annals of a Fortress: Twenty-two Centuries of Siege Warfare by E. Violet-Le-Duc � One of the greatest works ever written on siege warfare and fortifications. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition, with many illustrations. Published in 2000. 390-pages. $16.00

      744. Crusading Warfare 1097-1193 by RC Smail � Discusses some of the most important military developments of a time poorly covered by historians. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1995. 272-pages. Price: $15.00

      745. Mummies: A Voyage Through Eternity by Francoise Dunand and Roger Lichtenberg - A small and highly illustrated book providing a detailed view of mummies from ancient Egypt. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1994. $9.00

      746. The End of Antiquity: Archaeology, Society and Religion AD 235-700 by Jeremy K. Knight � Drawing extensively on archaeological findings, this is a scholarly examination of the transition from the late classical period to the early middle ages. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1999. 224-pages. This is a signed edition. Price: $22.00

      747. The Science Times Book of Archaeology edited by Nicholas Wade � A compilation of articles on archaeology that provides a great read for the beginner and student alike. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1999. 242-pages. Price: $11.00

      748. Armada by Robert Milne-Tyte � A very readable examination of Spain�s extensive preparations for the invasion and the counter-moves of the English, the battle itseld and the aftermath. A small, softcover book in brand new never read condition. Published in 1988. 160-pages. Price: $9.00

      749. Tiberius the Politician by Barbara Levick � A comprehensive portrait of the life and time of Tiberius including an exploration of his ancestory, education his provincial and foreign policies and his notorious final years. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1999. 328-pages. Price: $14.00

      750. Women in Ancient Egypt by Barbara Watterson - Detailed study of the often overlooked contributions made by women of all classes to the political and social history of Pharaonic Egypt, c. 3100 BC to 30 BC. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1998. 201-pages. Price: $15.00

      751. The Black Douglasses by Michael Brown � Examines aristocratic power and status and its place in Scottish political society through the greatest and most notorious magnate dynasty of late medieval Scotland. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1999. 358-pages. Price: $18.00

      752. Arms, Armies and Fortifications in the Hundred Years War by Curry Hughes Arms, Armies and Fortifications in the Hundred Years War Offers a much broader and truer picture of the realities of medieval warfare by focusing on less visible aspects and evidence than is typically used by historians. Examines surviving artifacts such as artillery pieces, longbows, and nautical remains to give a realistic assessment. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1999. 221-pages. Price: $20.00

      753. Jericho: Dreams, Ruins and Phantoms by Robert Ruby � A look at the 11,000 year history of one of the most famous cities and archaeological sites, including the search for the site. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. A first edition volume, published in 1995. 350-pages. Price: $16.00

      754. Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300 by John France � Considers political, social and economic development in the age of the crusades. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1999. 327-pages. Price: $18.00

      755. Linear B and Related Scripts by John Chadwick � Tells the story of how Linear B, the language of the Mycenean kings and an early form of Greek, was discovered, deciphered and interpreted. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1997. 64-pages. Price: $12.00

      756. Caesars and Saints: The Rise of the Christian State, AD 180-313 by Stewart Perowne � Describes the process by which Rome became transformed from a pagan monarchy to a Christian theocracy. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1992. 191-pages. Price: $14.00

      757. The Classical Greeks by Michael Grant � A look at the Golden Age of Greek civilization from the first wars against Persia and Carthage to Alexander�s succession. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1997. 337-pages. Price: $16.00

      758. Alfred: Warrior King by John Peddie - As King of Wessex he founded the first Royal Navy in order to repel the Vikings. Examines the scale and intent of the relentless threat by the Vikings, military and logistical problems, and the strategies he devised. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1999. 224-pages. Originally $39.95 Price: $19.00

      759. City of Sokrates by JW Roberts - Explores the main features of Athenian life in the latter half of the fifth century BC. Examines the city's extraordinary cultural legacy, such as democracy, political history, and mathematical astronomy. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1998. 274 pages Price: $16.00

      760. Ancient Warfare edited by John Carman and Anthony Harding � This fascinating book examines the archaeological evidence for warfare in early Europe from prehistoric times to the early medieval period. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. With numerous illustrations and tables. Published in 1999. 279-pages. Price: $19.00

      761. 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

      762. Uppity Women of Medieval Times by Vicki Leon � Looks at a number of the most interesting women of the medieval period. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1997. 241-pages. Price: $11.00

      763. Cleopatra�s Palace: In Search of a Legend by Laura Foreman � A dramatic look at the world of this amazing personality based on ancient writings and more scholarship and archaeological discoveries. A large hardcover with dustjacket volume in brand new never read condition with many beautiful photos. Published in 1999. Price: $17.00

      764. Roman Britain by John Wacher � A rich resource of information and ideas on life in Roman Britain. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 2000. 320-pages. Price: $16.00


      765. Treasures of Greece Explores her vast history and culture through the civilization's magnificent remains--bronze figurines, wall paintings, the buildings of the Acropolis and at Delphi, the inspiring temple of Zeus, statuary and vases are shown and described at length. A large hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1997. 192-pages. Price: $17.00

      766. Treasures of Ancient Rome A record of the artistic achievement of over 600 years of Roman culture, from preserved cities like Leptis Magna in North Africa, monuments such as the Temple of Jupiter at Baalbek and the amphitheater at Nimes, to decorative arts such as wall hangings, pottery, glassware and carving. A large hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1997. 192-pages. Price: $17.00

      767. Monumental Coins by Marvin Tameanko � Buildings and structures on ancient coinage with many coin photos and sketches. A large hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1999. 242-pages. Originally $39.95 Price: $14.00

      768. The Mummy: Unwrap the Ancient Secrets of the Mummies� Tombs by Joyce Tyldesley � An in-depth look at their meaning and their discovery through the ages. A large softcover book in slightly worn on the cover, but the body of the book is in excellent condition. Beautifully illustrated. A bargain. Published in 1999. 192-pages. Price: $11.00

      769. Maps in Tudor England by PDA Harvey � A beautifully illustrated look at the maps of this period and their impact on the political and social life on England. A large hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1993. 120-pages. Price: $19.00

      770. The Greeks: An Introduction to their Culture by Robin Sowerby � A very good, concise look at the Greek culture including a look at the main figures of their day as well as the art and writings of this culture. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1995. 216-pages. Price: $11.00

      771. Who�s Who In the Greek World by John Hazel � A comprehensive biographical guide to the personalities of ancient Greece. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 2000. 285-pages. Price: $14.00

      772. Warfare and Agriculture in Classical Greece by Victor Davis Hanson � A look at how framing and fighting were both critical events in the lives of Greek males. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1999. 281-pages. Price: $15.00

      773. Ancient and Medieval Warfae: The History of the Strategies, Tactics and leadership of Classical Warfare edited by Thomas E. Griess. A large and fully illustrated volume with a number of color, fold-out maps. A special book on very interesting topic. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Price: $14.00

      774. Reading the Past: Cuneiform by CBF Walker � A look at the writing form that flourished in the Near East from before 300 BC to 75 AD. Surveys the development of the script from the earliest pictograph signs to its use in later languages. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 2000. 62-pages. Price: $12.00


      775. The Classical Gazeteer y William Hazlitt � A comprehensive and through guide to the geography of the classical world. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1995. 378-pages. Price: $15.00







      BEST SELLERS:

      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)

      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



      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



      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



      CHOICE REMAINDERS:

      631. The First Elizabeth by Carolly Erickson � This book brings the great monarch to life and allows us to see her as a living, breathing, elegant flirtatious, diplomatic, violent, arrogant and outrageous woman who commands our fascination, attention and awe. Softcover in excellent condition. Published in 1997. Price: $13.00

      643. Anne Boleyn by Norah Lofts � A look at this woman who was Henry VIII�s second wife, mother of Elizabeth I and beheaded on charges of incest. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition. Published in 1979. 192-pages. Price: $14.00

      648. 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 volume with dustjacket in brand new, never read condition. Published in 2000. 288-pages. Price: $18.00

      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

      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

      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

      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

      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

      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


      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


      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

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



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    • Antiquest.net
      Hi Friends, My name is Joy and I’m the moderator of the egroup Antiquestnetbooks. I’d like to invite you to check out my newest list of new and used books
      Message 2 of 3 , Jul 12, 2003
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        Hi Friends,

        My name is Joy and I�m the moderator of the egroup Antiquestnetbooks. I�d like to invite you to check out my newest list of new and used books for sale on ancient and medieval history. Topics include ancient Rome, Greece and Egypt, Celtic, Druid and Pagan culture, ancient and medieval arts and crafts, religion, mythology, philosophy, warfare, biographies, etc� The complete list can be viewed at:



        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Antiquestnetbooks/message/65



        Here�s a sampling of some of the books in our current list�

        You can view all these books and many more at:



        Illustrated Viking Voyage photographs by Russell Kaye and text by W. Harding Carter
        On Man in the Universe by Aristotle
        A Mediterranean Society: The Jewish Communities of the World as Portrayed in the Documents of the Cairo Geniza by S.D. Goitein
        Scipio Africanus: Greater than Napoleon by BH Liddell Hart
        The Dead Sea Scrolls and the First Christians by Robert Eiseman
        A Short History of Greek Literature by Jacqueline de Romilly
        Gladiatrix: The True Story of History's Unknown Woman by Amy Zoll
        Early Medieval Architecture by Roger Stalley
        Celtic Wicca: Ancient Wisdom for the 21st Century by Jane Raeburn
        Egyptian Religion by Sir Wallis Budge
        The World of the Past by Jacquetta Hawkes
        Celtic Traditions: Druids, Faeries and Wiccan Rituals by Sirona Knight
        A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara W. Tuchman
        the Roman Empire A.D. 100-400 by Ramsay MacMullen
        The End of the Ancient World and the Beginnings of the Middle Ages by Ferdinand Lot
        The Aztec Treasure House by Evan S. Connell
        Cracking Codes: The Rosetta Stone and Decipherment by Richard Parkinson



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