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A History of Egypt from the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest

by Breasted, James Henry

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1960
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1st edition
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Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1960. 1st revised and expanded edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. New edition, fully revised. 200 illustrations and maps.
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The Iliad of Homer

by Latimore, Richmond (translator)

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1969
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1st edition
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The University of Chicago, 1969. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Sing, goddess, the anger of Peleus's son Achilles / and its devastation.' For sixty years, that's how Homer has begun the Iliad in English, in Richmond Lattimore's faithful translation - the gold standard for generations of students and general readers. The superb Latimore translation." [Pub. Info] Drawings by Leonard Baskin.… Read more
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Time Frame 600-400 BC: A Soaring Spirit

by Editors of Time Life Books

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Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1987-1988. Hardcover. Fine/ No Jacket. The Fearsome Celts; Persia at the Crest; Buddhas' Message; The Hellenic Unfolding; Dawn of the Romans; The Way of Confucius; Fine/ As New. An entire college course between two covers!
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Time Frame 1500-600 BC: Barbarian Tides

by Editors of Time Life Books

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1987-1988
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Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1987-1988. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. The Aggressive Empires; Egypt's Golden Age; The Greek Crucible; The Mediterranean; Asian Evolution; Awakening in the Americas; Fine/ As New. An entire college course between two covers!
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Time Frame 3000-1500 BC: The Age of God -Kings

by Editors of Time Life Books

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1987-1988
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Time-Life Books VA, 1987-1988. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. The Kingdom of the Nile; The Ziggurats of Ur; Master Builders in he Indus Valley; Lords of the Labyrinth; Yellow River Dynasties; he Sacred Megaliths; Fine/ As New. An entire college course between two covers!
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Landmarks: The Classical World

by Strong, Donald E

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1965-66
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McGraw Hill, NY, 1965-66. Hardcover. Fine/Good. "The great civilizations of the Mediterranean, beginning with Minoan Crete some 1700 years before Christ. It lasted until the 4th century A.D. when Christianity became the state religion of the Roman Empire in the reign of Constantine the Great. A clear explanation of how works of art came to be produced and their… Read more
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Landmarks of The World's Art: Prehistoric and Primitive Man

by Lommel, Andraus

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1965-66
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McGraw Hill, NY, 1965-66. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. "The unswerving traditionalism of primitive art goes back not to fumbling beginnings, but to the masterpieces of cave painting, twelve thousand years before Christ. The sculpture, painting, and ornaments are a massive record of the images, obsessions and triumphs of human development. They are of the deepest interest to modern civilized man… Read more
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1-volume abridgment)

by Gibbon, Edward

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1960
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1st edition
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Harcourt, Brace, NY, 1960. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/ No jacket. "Edward Gibbon's masterpiece, which narrates the history of the Roman Empire from the second century A.D. to its collapse in the west in the fifth century and in the east in the fifteenth century. Widely considered the greatest work of history ever written." [Pub. Info] Superb,… Read more
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The Oxford Dictionary of Classical Myth & Religion

by Price, Simon and Emily Kearns (editor)

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2003
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1st edition
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Oxford University, UK, 2003. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "A fully rounded guide to all aspects of religious life and thought in ancient Greece and Rome. This new book covers not only Greek mythologies and Roman festivals, but also devotes attention to topics such as Greek and Roman religious places, monuments, authors and texts, religious organization, imagery, divination, astrology, and… Read more
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Atlas of Classical History

by Talbert, Richard J. A. (editor)

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1985
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1st edition
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Macmillan, NY, 1985. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "A comprehensive series of maps, diagrams, and commentary designed to meet the needs of classical scholars. Over 135 maps of the Greek and Roman worlds clearly mark the political affiliations of the cities and states, major military events, trade routes, artistic, cultural and industrial centers, and colonization and exploration." [Pub. Info] 132… Read more
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A Guide to the Ancient World

by Grant, Michael

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1986
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1st edition
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Barnes & Noble, NY, 1986. 1st edition/reprint. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Few places have an ancient past so heavily documented as the European, Asian, and African stretches of Greek and Roman civilization. Stories (from both literature and history) for nearly 900 such places are included. A bibliography of ancient writers mentioned in the text and a bibliography of contemporary works on… Read more
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Readings in the Classical Historians

by Grant, Michael

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1992
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1st edition
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Scribners, NY, 1992. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "An anthology of classical historians, from early Greek, up to the beginnings of the Christian era. Included are the significant writers who chronicled the major events and laid the foundations of the historical discipline: Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Julius Caesar, Livy, Plutarch, and others." [Pub. Info] Chronology of events, and introductions to… Read more
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The History of Classical Scholarship: From the Beginnings to the End of the Hellenistic Age

by Pfeiffer, Rudolph

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1971
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1st edition
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Oxford University, UK, 1971. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "The revival of classical studies inspired by Petrarch. The achievements of the Italian humanists and the independent movement in Holland that culminated in Erasmus and the German scholar-reformers. Classical scholarship in the countries of Western Europe - sixteenth-century France and eighteenth-century England. An account of the new approach made by Winckelmann… Read more
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The History of Classical Scholarship 1300-1850

by Pfeiffer, Rudolph

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1976
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1st edition
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Oxford University, UK, 1976. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Traces the development of Classical scholarship in western Europe, including the Italian humanists, the independent movements in Holland and with particular focus on 16th-century France and18th-century England." [Pub. Info] Learned, unmatched history of scholarship. 1ST EDITION
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Who Was Who in the Roman World

by Bowder, Diana (editor)

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1980
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1st edition
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Cornell/ Phaidon, NY, 1980. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Identifies writers, artists, politicians, soldiers, rulers, philosophers, businessmen, and religious leaders who lived in ancient Rome." [Pub. Info] Over 900 brief biographies of men and women, from 753 BC to 476 AD. 1ST EDITION
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Mesoamerica's Ancient Cities

by Ferguson, William M and Arthur H. Rohn

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1990
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University of Colorado Press, CO, 1990. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Over a span of three thousand years between 1500 B.C. and A.D. 1500 great civilizations, including the Olmec, Teotihuacan, Maya, Toltec, Zapotec, and Aztec, flourished, waned, and died in Mesoamerica. Here is William Ferguson's classic photographic portrayal of the major pre-Columbian ruins of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras." [Pub.… Read more
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Plato: Collected Dialogues

by Hamilton, Edith and Huntington Cairns (editors)

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1971
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Bolligen, Princeton University, NJ, 1971. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. "All the writings of Plato generally considered to be authentic are here presented. Contents from the work of the best British and American translators of the last 100 years, ranging from Jowett (1871) to scholars of the present day. Prefatory notes to each dialogue; an introductory essay on Plato's… Read more
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The Light of the Past

by Thorndyke, Joseph J. (editor)

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1967
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1st edition
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American Heritage/Simon & Schuster, NY, 1967. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 28 articles. 1ST EDITION
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Atlas of Classical Archaeology

by Finley, M. I.

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1977
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McGraw Hill, NY, 1977. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "With photographs and illustrations the work illuminates the most important archaeological areas (to Western eyes) that evolved or were noted between 1000 BC and 500 AD." [Pub. Info] Large format; will ship Media Mail.
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Chronicles of the Barbarians: Firsthand Accounts of Pillage and Conquest from the Ancient World to the Fall of Constantinople

by McCullough, David Willis (editor)

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1998
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1st edition
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Times Books/ Random House, NY, 1998. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Firsthand accounts of barbarian invaders from Herodotus (d. 424 BC) to the fall of Constantinople (1553)." [Pub. Info] Approximately 35 accounts; 392 pages; detailed index. STATED 1ST EDITION.
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