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Search for God in Ancient Egypt

by Jan Assmann Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
02/2001
ISBN:
9780801487293
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

First English-language edition, with revisions and additions by the author.This classic work by one of the world's most distinguished...

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Lost World of Byzantium

by Jonathan Harris Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780300223538
Format:
Pb+ 280 pages

For more than a millennium, the Byzantine Empire presided over the juncture between East and West, as well as the transition from...

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Conceptions of God in Ancient Egypt: The One and the Many

by Erik Hornung Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
10/1996
ISBN:
9780801483844
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

''Hornung asks usually neglected questions concerning what the Egyptians themselves thought about their gods, thus meeting these...

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Thebaid: Seven Against Thebes

by Publius Papinius Statius Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
01/2007
ISBN:
9780801886362
Format:
Pb+ 432 pages

A classical epic of fratricide and war, the Thebaid retells the legendary conflict between the sons of Oedipus — Polynices and...

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Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World

by Iain McGilchrist Yale University Press
Pub Date:
10/2012
ISBN:
9780300188370
Format:
Pb+ 544 pages

In a book of unprecedented scope--now available in a larger format and mdash;Iain McGilchrist presents a fascinating exploration...

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Religion in Ancient Egypt: Gods, Myths, and Personal Practice

by Byron E Shafer, John Baines, Leonard H Lesko and David P Silverman Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
06/1991
ISBN:
9780801497865
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

Meeting the need for an up-to-date English-language survey, this informative and accessible book will be welcomed by Egyptologists...

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Praetorian: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Imperial Bodyguard

by Guy de la Bedoyere Yale University Press
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9780300218954
Format:
Hbk 344 pages

Founded by Augustus around 27 B.C., the elite Praetorian Guard was tasked with the protection of the emperor and his family. As...

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Roman Family

by Suzanne Dixon Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
04/1992
ISBN:
9780801842009
Format:
Pbk 296 pages

Unfaithful spouses, divorce and remarriage, rebellious children, aging parents--today's headlines are filled with issues said...

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Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World

by Lionel Casson Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
12/1995
ISBN:
9780801851308
Format:
Pbk 592 pages

Lionel Casson's encyclopedic study is the first of its kind to use underwater archaeological data to refine and area of scholarship...

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Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World

by Adrienne Mayor Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9780691170275
Format:
Pb+ 536 pages

2015 Silver Medal Winner in World History, Independent Publisher Book Awards Selected for American Scientist’s Science...

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Real Lives of Roman Britain

by Guy de la Bedoyere Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780300223491
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

The Britain of the Roman Occupation is, in a way, an age that is dark to us. While the main events from 55 BC to AD 410 are little...

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Ancient Roman City

by John E. Stambaugh Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
05/1988
ISBN:
9780801836923
Format:
Pbk 416 pages

To walk through Rome today is to find the past made present at nearly every corner. For John Stambaugh, this continuity of fabric,...

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Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy

by Adrienne Mayor Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
03/2011
ISBN:
9780691150260
Format:
Pb+ 472 pages

Machiavelli praised his military genius. European royalty sought out his secret elixir against poison. His life inspired Mozart's...

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Cicero

by Gesine Manuwald I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
11/2014
ISBN:
9781780764023
Format:
Pb+ 192 pages

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BCE) introduced Romans to the major schools of Greek philosophy, forging a Latin conceptual vocabulary...

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Short History of Ancient Greece

by P J Rhodes I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
09/2014
ISBN:
9781780765945
Format:
Pb+ 240 pages

Classical Greece and its legacy have long inspired a powerful and passionate fascination. The civilization that bequeathed to...

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