Category: History - Ancient.


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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter

By: Cahill, Thomas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, July 2004:

Seller ID: BB0252070

ISBN: 0385495544

Condition: vg

In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth volume to explore " the hinges of history, " Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on another entertaining-- and historically unassailable-- journey through the landmarks of art and bloodshed that defined Greek culture nearly three millennia ago. In the city-states of Athens and Sparta and throughout the Greek islands, honors could be won in making love and war, and lives were rife with contradictions. By developing the alphabet, t... View more info

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Alexander the Great

By: Cummings, Lewis Vance

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Grove Press 2004.:

Seller ID: BB0250088

ISBN: 0802141498

Condition: vg

The facts of Alexander's life are extraordinary, and it's no surprise that two major Hollywood films on his life are in production. Born Alexander III, king of Macedonia, and the first king to be called "the Great," he was born in 356 BC and brought up as crown prince. Taught for a time by Aristotle, he acquired a love for Homer and an infatuation with the heroic age. When his father Philip divorced Olympias to marry a younger princess, Alexander fled. Although allowed t... View more info

The ancient Mediterranean

By: Grant, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New American Library, 1988, c1969.:

Seller ID: BB0233405

ISBN: 0452009499

Condition: good

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The Classical Greeks

By: Grant, Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: History Book Club:

Seller ID: BB0245220

ISBN: BBC0000044459

Condition: vg/vg

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Ancient Mystic Rites

By: Leadbeater, Charles Webster

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Quest Books, January 1986:

Seller ID: BB0253046

ISBN: 0835606090

Condition: vg

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The Early History of Rome

By: Livy

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Penguin:

Seller ID: BB0248706

ISBN: BBC0000020589

Condition: g

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Cleopatra: A Life

By: Schiff, Stacy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books:

Seller ID: BB0253176

ISBN: 0316001945

Condition: vg

Her palace shimmered with onyx and gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. She was married twice, each time to a brother. She waged a brutal civil war against the first and poisoned the second; incest and assassination were family specialties. She had children by Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, two of the most prominent Romans of the day. With Antony she would attempt to for... View more info

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Ancient civilizations, 3000 BC-AD 500

By: Time-Life Books

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, c1998.:

Seller ID: BB0213680

ISBN: 0783513526

Condition: vg

Keep young readers engaged as they explore the natural world around them. Full of informative drawings and photos, "fast facts" boxes, and glossary of terms. View more info