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  • Ancient History and Archeology

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      Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction.

      This highlights the importance of the archaeologists' efforts to understand the past, and discusses new discoveries and interpretations in the field. These include the impact of DNA technology and science on archaeology. It will whet your appetite and...

      Was: $19.95
      Now: $5.00
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      Book of the Sphinx.

      The sphinx appears in many cultures, and in ancient Egypt, Syria and Greece they were carved to guard temples and cemeteries, or were perched on high columns. This digs into the cultural history of these curious creatures, through ancient times to...

      Was: $59.95
      Now: $12.95
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      City of the Ram-Man: The Story of Ancient Mendes.

      The ancient city of Mendes in Egypt has been excavated by Redford and his team for over 20 years. This tells its story, from its founding and development into a great society and its brief period as capital of Egypt to its decline and eventual...

      Was: $132.95
      Now: $29.95
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      Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures and Innovations.

      A collection of book reviews contributed to various publications over a number of years, together with an Introduction and an Afterword. Beard demonstrates that there is still a widespread enthusiasm for the classics and why there is still much in the...

      Was: $49.95
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      Daily Life Ornamented: The Medieval Persian City of Rayy.

      Shows how archaeologists work with the shards of pottery they uncover in their excavations, and, at the same time it portrays aspects of life along the Silk Road during 9th-14th centuries. This attractive book was published to accompany an exhibition of...

      Was: $49.95
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      Egyptian Temples.

      First published in 1931 this new edition of Murray's work offers over 120 photographs and diagrams of many sacred structures including the Temple of the Sphinx and the remarkable structures at Karnak, Luxor and Abu Simbel. As a prominent British...

      Was: $22.95
      Now: $9.95
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      Great Walls and Linear Barriers.

      Casts a new perspective on walls and linear barriers as an essential part of strategies for holding the line against, and then eventually defeating, the nomad threat. It also looks at linear barriers more generally in terms of the relationships between...

      Was: $75.00
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      Greece: An Illustrated History.

      Begins with prehistoric and archaic Greece and continues through the Persian Wars to classical Greece and the age of Alexander. The Hellenistic age, the Roman domination, the rise of Christianity and the decline of Rome are followed by the Byzantine age,...

      Was: $22.95
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    • Little Book of Ancient Rome.

      Traces the growth and development of this amazing city, and explains how a small hill-top village of shepherds came to be the world's mightiest military superpower, and how a pagan city eventually gave way to the new religion of Christianity. A well-...

      Now: $9.95
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      Masterpieces of the East: The Tara Statue.

      It was created some 1,200 years ago in Sri Lanka. The goddess Tara is made of solid gilded bronze and is a figure of exceptional beauty. At one point it is thought that her eyes and elaborately arranged hair were inlaid with precious stones. This DVD...

      Was: $39.95
      Now: $5.00
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      Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City.

      When he learned that everything we know about the legendary lost city of Atlantis comes from one man, Plato, and that amateur explorers are still actively searching for this lost city, he decided to solve the mystery himself. His account of his quest is...

      Was: $52.00
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      Moctezuma Aztec Ruler.

      Montezuma was a semi-divine figure who presided over a vast and politically complex empire. But in 1519 he and his people came face to face with another aggressive, expansionist society Ð the Spanish, led by Herman Cortes. This fascinating DVD reassesses...

      Was: $39.95
      Now: $9.95
    • Savage Obsessions.

      McNamara writes of his experiences as a former police detective stationed in Sydney's Kings Cross. This is a true crime thriller that highlights police violence, police informants, women who kill their mothers, paedophiles, suicides and gang rapists...

      Now: $9.95
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      Some Talk of Alexander.

      A wonderful journey through classical history it 'will provoke, engage and amuse every reader'. With genuine learning and wisdom he examines the literature and social foibles of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. He depicts 'the genius and the folly,...

      Was: $80.00
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      The Age of Chivalry: Culture and Power in Medieval Europe 950-1450.

      The 500 years that separate the mid-tenth century from the mid-fifteenth constitute a critical and formative period in the history of Europe. This was the age of 'feudalism' and of the birth of the powerful kingdoms of England, France and Spain. It was...

      Was: $59.95
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      The Buddha and Dr Fuhrer: An Archaeological Scandal.

      In 1898, excavations on an estate near the India-Nepal border uncovered a huge stone coffer. Inside were reliquary vases, jewels and gold. On one of the reliquary caskets was an inscription declaring it to contain the ashes of the Buddha. But nearby, on...

      Was: $49.95
      Now: $14.95
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      The Deeds of Pope Innocent III by an Anonymous Author.

      Innocent III became Pope in 1198 and reigned until 1216. His papacy is regarded as one of the most important in history. This translation of a book by an anonymous member of the contemporary papal curia provides an illuminating glimpse into the...

      Was: $49.95
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    • The Iliad and the Odyssey.

      Homer's two epic poems, stand with the supreme masterworks of world literature, yet the stories they tell are among the first that many of us ever hear. They have everything: love, romance, war, brave, handsome men, exotic places, monsters, beautiful...

      Now: $14.95