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    This is a second run through of our current book list on on Ancient and Medieval history. Each book will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Just email
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      This is a second run through of our current book list on 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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      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 couple of very small abrasions on the cover. Published in 1995. 404-pages. Price: $12.00

      706. The Lost Tomb by Kent R. Weeks, Ph. D � The incredible story of the discovery and excavation of the burial site of the sons of Ramsses II. A great read. Softcover in brand new never read condition with a number of maps, drawings and photos. Published in 1998. 330-pages. Price: $12.00

      707. Who�s Who in Egyptian Mythologyby Anthony S. Mercante � Spanning Egypt�s 4,000 year cultural history, this book provides a comprehensive look at the mythic creatures of this great society. 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 buildings. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition. Published in 1971. 172-pages. Price: $16.00

      715. Life in a Medieval 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 the 12th and 13th centuries. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1981. 274-pages. Price: $11.00

      716. Through the Glass Window Shines the Sun edited by Pamela Norris � An anthology of medieval poetry and prose. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Beautifully illustrated in color. Published in 1995. 120-pages. Price: $13.00

      717. Rome: Biography of a City by Christopher Hibbert � This renowned historian traces the history of Rome from its earliest days, with particular focus on its ancient and medieval periods. Hardcover with 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 edition published in 1952, this volume is a fascinating look at the world as it used to be. Maps are accompanied by easy to understand explanations. Hardcover in excellent overall condition. 256-pages. Price: $18.00

      720. The Mycenaeans by Lord William Taylour � A history of this fascinating civilization and how it came to be. Hardcover in excellent overall condition, though the dustjacket is a bit yellowed. First edition. Published in 1964. 243-pages. Price: $15.00

      721. Sources for the History of Greek Athletics by Rachel Sargent Robinson � This book views Greek athletics from its earliest informal beginnings to its practice in the later Roman Empire. Softcover in very good overall condition. Published in 1984. 289-pages. Price: $15.00

      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

      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 - 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

      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

      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-pages. Price: $14.00

      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



      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 LEFTOVERS:

      255. Caligula: The Corruption of Power by Anthony A. Barrett - The book looks at his life and career through a review of his family history, upbringing, illnesses and the question of his sanity. Hardcover with dust jacket, in very good condition through with underlined passages and notations. Published in 1989. 334-pages. 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

      540. Nero: Emperor in Revolt by Michael Grant � An appraisal of the life and impact of this complex emperor. Published in 1970. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent overall condition. The contains a number of photos including a many coins. 272-pages. Price: $16.00

      542. The Ancient Mediterranean by Michael Grant � A look at the historic foundations of ancient Rome and Greece. Published in 1969. Hardcover in excellent overall condition, though the dust jacket is showing a bit of age. 374-pages. Price: $16.00

      543. Ancestral Voices: Decoding Ancient Languages by James Norman � How the discovery and deciphering of long-forgotten systems of writing have uncovered the literatures and histories of numerous ancient cultures. Published in 1992. Hardcover with dust jacket in virtually brand new, never read condition. 242-pages. Price: $14.00

      544. Women Who Ruled: A Biographical Encyclopedia by Guida M. Jackson - A look at 360 Women rulers, including many from ancient and medieval times. Published in 1998. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. 192-pages. Original list price of $55.00. Price: $17.00

      555. Egyptian Mgic by E.A. Wallis Budge � A well-known study of the magic of the ancient Egyptians. Published in 1971. Softcover in excellent condition. 234-pages. Price: $13.00

      561. A Social History of Greece and Rome by Michael Grant � First American Edition. Offers fresh insights into the customs and conduct of individuals often ignored by traditional studies of the period. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1992. 197-pages. Price: $14.00



      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




      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

      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

      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

      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. 1,025-pages. Price: $18.00 (Counts as 2-books for purpose of shipping and handling)



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