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Ancient Egypt (DK Pockets)

By: "Publishing, DK"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: DK Children:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780789495976

ISBN: 078949597X

Condition: GOOD


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Cleopatra: A Life

By: "Schiff, Stacy"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books:

Seller ID: 9780316001946

ISBN: 0316001945

Condition: GOOD


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 forge a new empire, in an alliance that spelled both their ends. Famous long before she was notorious, Cleopatra has gone down i... View more info

The Annals of Tacitus

By: "Tacitus (Donald R. Dudley, trans.)"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Mentor (#MQ 676) / New American Library: 1966

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 23P015

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean, square. Light edgewear to cover with 1/2"" rip on top edge (tape repaired inside). Single reading crease on spine and a few small creases on covers. Owner's name on first free page. ""The famous account of Roman wars, rulers, and society from 14 A.D. to 68 A.D. by the greatest of the Roman Historians....A Modern New Translation..."" 432 indexed, annotated pages with maps, charts and illustrations. " View more info

Patterns in Prehistory: Humankind's First Three Million Years

By: "Wenke, Robert J."

Price: $9.00

Publisher: "Oxford University Press, USA":

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780195068481

ISBN: 0195068483

Condition: very good


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"Assyria and Babylonia c. 1200-1000 B.C. (Fascicle #41), The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume II (Revised edition), Chapter XXXI"

By: "Wiseman, D.J."

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Cambridge University Press: 1965

Seller ID: 10H034

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean interior, slight age soil to exterior, square. Owner's name and notes on title page. Original price sticker and 1/2"" rip on edge of front cover. Red covers, sewn binding. 47 pages including Bibliography. " View more info

Egipto: Manual Simbolismo y Arqueologia

By: Crenes & Simon

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "Madrtid, Spain", Nueva Acropolis: 1985

Edition: (3rd edition

Seller ID: 00X003

ISBN: 8485982142

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Bookstore stamp on first free page. Sections: Descubrimiento del pais y de sus hombres; Las artes plasticas; La religion; y, El destino humano y el culto funario. 96 illustrated pages with Bibliography. Text in Spanish" View more info

The Histories

By: Herodotus

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140440348

ISBN: 0140440348

Condition: GOOD


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History of the Peloponnesian War

By: Thucydides

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140440393

ISBN: 0140440399

Condition: GOOD


Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling the author's ambitious claim that the work "was done to last forever." The conflicts between the two empires over shipping, trade, and colonial expansion came to a head in 431 b.c. in Northern Greece, and the entire Greek world was plunged into 27 years of war. Thucydides applied a passion for accuracy and a contempt for myth and romance in compiling this exhaustively factual record of the disastrous conflict that eventu... View more info