947. Frederick the Great and His Court by Louisa Mulbach
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928. What Life Was Like Among Druids and High Kings: Celtic Ireland
AD 400 - 1200 Tells the fascinating story of the coing of
Christianity to the Irish and many other compelling tales of the
daily lives of the men and women of Ireland from Celtic to Christian
times. Includes contemporary accounts by travelers, church
officials, jurists, etc. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never
read condition. Published in 1998. 144-pages. Price: $14.00
929. What Life was Like In The Age of Chivalry: Medieval Europe AD
800 ? 1500 ? A detailed and highly illustrated look at the way
medieval Europeans lived and how their culture developed and
flourished. Hardcover in brand new never read condition. Published
in 1997. 168-pages. Price: $14.00
930. Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves: Women in Classical
Antiquity by Sarah B. Pomeroy - Covers the role of women throughout
the classical world, includes discussions of women in the Brone Age
and Homeric Epic, women in the City of Athens, the Roman matron of
the Late Republic and early empire, etc. Soft cover book in
excellent condition. Published in 1976. Price: $12.00
931. Dungeon, Fire and Sword: The knights Templar In the Crusades by
John J. Robinson - From the first crusade and the birth of the temple
to war in the holy land, a detailed look at their development and the
role they played in history. Hardcover in excellent overall
condition. Published in 1991. 272-pages. Price: $12.00
932. The Civilization of the Middle Ages by Norman F. Cantor -
Incorporates current research, recent trands in interpretation and
novel perspectives, especially on the foundations of the middle ages
to AD 450 and the later middle ages to the 14th and 15th centuries,
as well as a sharper focus on social history, Jewish history, women's
roles in society and popular religion and heresy. Hardcover with
dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1993.
604-pages. Price: $16.00
933. History of the Great Reformationof the Sixteenth Century in
Germany and Switzerland Etc. by J.H. Merle D'Aubigne - This is an
antique volume, pulished in 1844 in Philadelphia. The book deals in
detail with the development and growth of this major religious
event. Harcover in good condition, especially considering its great
age. The spine covering is a bit tattered and the pages have age
spotting (foxing). 462-pages. Price: $28.00
934. Secrets of the Great Pyramid by Peter Tompkins ? The adventures
and discoveries of the explorers and scientists who, for 2000 years
have been probing the mystery of the Great Pyramid of Cheops.
Published in 1978. A large, heavy soft cover volume in very good
condition, though with some general signs of age and an end page
appears to have been removed. With numerous photos and
illustrations. A former library book. 416-pages. Price: $13.00
935. The Greek Mind by Walter R. Agard - Examines certain basic
problems and patterns of Greek life, which are especially pertinent
to modern America including international relations, the rights of
minorities ad individual values. A small softcover volume in
excellent overall conditions. Published 1957. 190-pages. Price: $8.00
936. Essential Modern Greek Grammar by Douglas Q. Adams - All the
grammr really neeed for speech and comprehension. A small softcover
volume in excellent overall conditions. Published 1987. 90-pages.
Price: $5.00 ($2.00 shipping)
937. Medieval Wales by R. Ian Jack - A survey of the sources of Welsh
history for the period 400-1542. Examined and appraised are literary
sources, the official records of Wales and the manner of their
preservation, the records of the Engish government, archives of
individuals and corporations, ecclesiatical records, the antiquaries,
archaeology and numismatics and cartograpy and place names.
Hardcover with dustjacket in excellent overall condition. Published
in 1972. 255-pages. Price: $14.00
938. Domesday: A Search for the Roots of England by Michae Wood - A
detailed examination of one of the greatest documents of the western
world and the culture and circumstances in which it was created.
Softcover in virtually brand new condition. Pubished in 1986. 224-
pages. Price: $14.00
939. History of the English People by John Richard Green - An
antique, heavily detailed review of English history starting eith
early England (449-1071). Hardcover in excellent overall condition,
especially considering its age. Published in 1893. 558-pages. $20.00
940. The Mystery of King Arthur by Elizabeth Jenkins - Explores
every aspect of the myth, including his historical asociation with
water, the tragedy of Lancelot and Guinevere and the Star Temple.
Hard cover in excellent overall condition with many beautiful
illustrations. Published in 1987. 224-pages. Price: $15.00
941. On the Banks of the Pharoah's Nile - A small book geared toward
children's understanding of wht life was like in the time of the
Ancient Egyptians. Hardcover in brand new never read condition.
Published in 1988. 37-pages. Price: $5.00 ($2.00 shipping)
942. Southern England: Illustrated Regional Guide to Ancient
Monuments No.2 - An examination of the various ancient and medieval
structures of Southern England. Hardcover with dustjacket in very
good condition. With a fold-out map. Published in 1952. 94-pages.
943. King Arthur and His Knights by Sir James Knowles - A beautifully
bound volume for children telling the amazing stories of England's
legendary King. Hardcover in brand new never read condition.
Published in 1998. 383-pages. Price: $12.00
944. The Lost Pharoahs by Leonard Cottrell - A small paperback book
that discusses many aspects of this ancient culture. In very good
overall condition with illustrations. Published in 1956. 219-pages.
Price: $8.00 ($2.00 shipping)
945. The Renaissance: Maker of Modern Man - A first edition volume
that looks at the period when men resurrected antiquity and
blueprinted modernity. Published in 1970, with 402-pages and 450-
illustrations. Hardcover with beautifully embossed cover. Price:
946. The Prehistoric and Roman Settlement at Kelvedon, Essex Repor 6
published by the Chelmsford Archaeologicl Trust - A detailed review
of the excavations and antiquities it came up. Softcover in
excellent overall condition with illustrations and related
microfiche. Published in 1987. Price: $15.00
947. Frederick the Great and His Court by Louisa Mulbach - An antique
edition, published in 1887. An historical novel of the man and his
times. A great addition to any library on European history.
Hardcover in very good condition. 385-pages. Price: $22.00
948. Christian Thought to the Reformation by Herbert B. Workman - An
antique volume pulished in 1922, a scholarly work that covers topice
such as the Jewish Factors, the influence of Hellas and the genius of
Rome. Hardcover in very good overall condition. Price: $20.00
949. Euthyphro, Apology, Crito and Phaedo written by Plato on
Socrates - In these four short works we come to experience the full
range of Socrates' penetrating mind. Softcover in excellent overall
condition. Published in 1988. 138-pages. Price: $12.00
950. Cleopatra: The Story of a Queen by Emil Ludwig - The
wonderfully told story of the famous queen and her conquests. A
great read. Hardcover in very good overall condition. Published in
1937. 342-pages. Price: $13.00
951. Then & Now: The Wonders of the Ancient World Brought to Life in
Vivid, See-Through Reconstructions - Includes looks at the Roman
Colosseum, the Acropolis, Pompeii, Machu Picchu, and others.
Published in 1991. 144-pages. Lists for $24.95 Our Price: $13.00
952. Akhenaten: The Heretic King by Donald B. Redford - A striking
portrait of Akhenaten, monotheistic worshiper of the sun and best-
known Egyptian king next to Tut. Softcoverin brand new, never read
condition. A large detailed work. Published in 1987. Price: $15.00
953. Life and Letters of the Roman Frontier by Alan K. Bowman - From
the recently-discovered letters and documents deciphered here, the
daily life and lifestyle of officers and soldiers are brought to
light, as well as the daily life of the ordinary citizen in 100 AD.
Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1994. 167-
pages. Price: $14.00
954. Art of the Celts by Lloyd and Jennifer Laing - Covers the entire
spectrum of Celtic art in all the vibrancy, power, intricate pattern,
and ambiguity found in it's metalwork, sculpture, and manuscript
illumination, highly illustrated. Softcover in brand new never read
condition. Published in 1992. 216-pages. Price: $14.00
955. Greek and Roman Portraits by Susan Walker - Examines the
problems of interpreting ancient portraits and addresses some more
unusual aspects of portraiture. Softcover in brand new never read
condition. Published in 1995. 112-pages Price: $13.00
956. Scottish Cathedrals by Richard Fawcett - Traces the fascinating
story of cathedral churches, from the earliest surviving examples of
the 12th century to those built for the Roman Catholic Churches of
the modern period. Examines their rich heritage, and charts the
changing forms of worship and architectural thought over 900 years.
Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1997. 128-
pages. Price: $14.00
957. Henrietta Maria: The Intrepid Queen by Rosalind K. Marshall - A
lively account of the wife of Charles I and mother of Charles II, a
charming and brave woman who survived the Civil War and her husband's
execution to see her son triumphantly restored to the throne.
Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1991. 147-
pages. Lists for $19.95 Our Price: $13.00
958. The Pageant of Elizabethan England by Elizabeth Burton - A
recreation of the daily life of the Elizabethans: their homes,
furntiture, meals, medicines, pastimes, and numerous other everyday
details drawn from contemporary sources. Softcover in very good
overall condition. Published in 1958. 257-pages. Price: $10.00
959. Scotland: A Concise History by Fitzroy Maclean - Unravels the
difficult history of the Scots, which is often rough and
bloodstained. Provides a rich visual record of the country's art,
craftsmanship, politics, and intellectual life. Softcover in brand
new never read condition. Published in 1993. 240-pages. Price:
960. Roman Spain by Leonard A. Curchin - Tells the story of Spain's
defeat, after two centuries of resistance. Explores the social,
religious, political, and economic implications of the transition
from tribal community to civilized province. Hardcover with
dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1995.
250-pages. Price: $15.00
961. The End of Antiquity: Archaeology, Society and Religion, AD 235-
700 by Jeremy K. Knight (signed by the author) - Masterly study
provides a fresh analysis of the transition from the Classical world
to Medieval Europe. Places the archaeology of later Roman and early
medieval Britain firmly in its wider European context. Hardcover in
brand new never read condition. Orig. $34.95 Our Price: $19.00
962. The Secret Books of the Egyptian Gnostics: An Introduction to
the Gnostic Coptic Manuscripts Discovered at Chenoboskion. An
introduction to the recently discovered ancient manuscripts that
rival the Dead Sea Scrolls in importance. The discovery and rescue
of a collection of sacred texts found in an Egyptian village after
being hidden for 16 centuries, explains the texts in their historical
and philosophical context, and appraises their importance to the
world at large. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read
condition. 445-pages. Price: $18.00
963. The Private Lives of the Pharoahs by Joyce Tyldesley -
Highlights the exciting new developments in medical science that are
allowing Egyptologists to extract information from mummified Egypt.
Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition.
Published in 2000. 169-pages. Orig. $25.00 Price: $15.00
964. Philosophy of the Ancients by Friedo Ricken - From the pre-
Socratic period to Neoplatonism, introduces the important texts,
describes and interprets the works, highlights the doctrines, and
presents historical/philosophical connections. Softcover in brand
new never read condition. Published in 1991. 280-pages. Orig.
$17.50. Our Price: $13.00
531. Egypt to the End of the Old Kingdom by Cyril Aldred ? A telling
of the turbulent story of Egypt until the Pyramid Age. Published in
1965. Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition. With
numerous photos. 143-pages. Price: $14.00
552. The Politics of Aristotle edited and translated with notes by
Ernest Barker ? Published in approximately 1990. Softcover in
excellent overall condition. 411-pages. Price: $12.00
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
637. The Age of Constantine the Great by Jacob Burckhardt ? What the
world was like during his reign. Softcover in excellent condition.
Published in 1983. 400-pages. Price: $11.00
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
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.
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: $19.00
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
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
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 medieval origins of the modern calendar.
A great read. Softcover in brand new never read condition.
Published in 1998. 328-pages. Price: $11.00
727. The Arcanum by Janet Gleeson ? The extraordinary true story of
the discovery of porcelain during the late middle ages. A
fascinating read, with elements of politics and industry. Hardcover
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
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
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
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
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.
776. Egyptian Legends and stories by MV Seton-Williams ? An
entertaining and insightful compilation culled from songs, plays,
stories and prayers, some of it dating from as far back as the early
Pharaonic period. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read
condition. Published in 1999. 137-pages. Price: $14.00
778. Cruelty and Civilization: The Roman Games by Roland Auguet ? A
detailed examination of the games, the gladiators and the crowds that
watched it all. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read
condition. Published in 1994. 222-pages. Price: $16.00
779. Private Lives, Imperial Virtues: The Frieze of the Forum
Transitorium In Rome by Eve D'Ambra ? Examines how art depicting
mythological themes served as an instrument of social policy in the
Roman Empire by viewing one of Rome's most famous works of art.
Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition.
Published in 1993. Approximately 200-pages with many illustrations.
781. Medicine & Society In Later Medieval England by Carole
Rawcliffe ? This comprehensive and pioneering study explains in a
social context, and with extensive illustrations from contemporary
sources, the development and practice of medieval medicine.
Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition.
Published in 1999. 241-pages. Price: $17.00
803. The War of the Roses by JR Lander ? A richly illustrated and
highly readable overview of the dynastic conflicts of the latter half
of the fifteenth century England. Hardcover with dustjacket in
brand new never read condition. Published in 1997. 244-pages. Lists
for $27.00. Our Price: $16.00
812. Images of Moses by Daniel Jeremy Silver ? An examination of the
ancient personality that forms one of the focal points of Jewish and
western tradition. Hardcover with dustjacket in very good
condition. Published in 1982. Our Price: $12.00
826. 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:
827. Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology by C.W.
Ceram - Published in 1954 with a number of photos, drawings and maps.
Hardcover in very good condition. Published in 1967. 441-pages. Our
861. The First Century: Emperors, Gods and Everyman by William
Klingaman - A scholarly narrative history of the first century, with
its extraordinary political and religious ferment in Europe, the Near
East and Asia. Hardcover with dust jacket in virtually brand new,
never read condition. Published in 1990. 402-pages. Lists for
$25.50 Price: $16.00
878. Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Painting by Carl Nordenfalk - A detailed
and beautifully illustrated look at the art of this great culture.
Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1995. 127-
pages. Price: $13.00
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