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The War that killed Achillles

By: Alexander Caroline

Price: £14.50

Publisher: england, Viking/Penquin Ltd: 2009

Sellers ID: 01750


Book and d/w in very good condition ,The true story of homer's iliiad and the trojan wars. View more info

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The Legacy of Rome

By: Bailey Cyril

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford., Oxford Publishing Company: 1923

Edition: 13 Impression

Sellers ID: 01373


Book in good condition as is the d/w first pub 1923 13th impression. View more info

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Cleopatra

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02464


The waxing and waning powers of the 'Queen of the Nile', and bitter conflict between the two great cities, Latin Rome and Greek Alexandria, are described with eloquence and immediacy, and accompanied by 40 pages of colour and over 100 monochrome illustrations . There is some light marking to the title page, and the DW shows shelf ware and creasing with a sticker stating it is an out of print book. View more info

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The Murder of Tutankhamen: A 3000-year-old murder mystery

By: Brier, Bob

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1998

Sellers ID: 02420


When the nineteen-year-old Tutankhamen died suddenly he was succeeded by his chief advisor Aye, a commoner. How did a man without a drop of royal blood in his veins become King of Egypt? Could Aye have murdered his way to the throne? View more info

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The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen (Egypt)

By: Carter, Howard; Mace, A. C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Dover Publications: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03097


Unabridged republication of volume I ( 1923 ) of ' The Tomb of TuT-Ankhamen discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. New introduction by Jon Manchip White, illustrated with 105 photographs. The soft cover has wear to its edges and down the spine, and the text block has some marks to its ridges. A good tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Punic Wars

By: Caven , Brian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Book Club Association: 1980

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02324


The author identifies the causes of the Punic Wars, recounts their turbulent events and describes their social and political background. he traces the successes and reversals in fortunes of these two mighty protagonists throughout the land and sea battles in which the rival armies and fleets clashed with one another in Sicily, Italy, Spain,Greece and Africa ; he also discusses the abilities of some of the great generals of history, including Hannibal and the Scipios. Th... View more info

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Life Under the Pharaohs

By: Cottrell

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Gloucestershire, Sutt0n: 2004

Sellers ID: 01824


The book is in v/g condition ,All about the pharaohs. View more info

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The Twelve Caesars

By: Dennison, Matthew

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Atlantic Books: 2013

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02730


In this book , Mathew Dennison offers a beautifully crafted sequence of imperial portraits, triumphantly evoking the luxury, licence, brutality and sophistication of ancient Rome at its zenith. The Twelve Caesars confronts in luridly coloured and memorable snapshots Lord Acton's assessment that, ' Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men'. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy Shipping ( 2nd class) to World zones 1 ... View more info

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The Ancient Greeks: In Their Own Words.

By: Dillon, Matthew.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, The History Press.: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02276


This book offers vivid eyewitness accounts of the life in the classical world. The author has selected a series of telling extracts from Greek literature to provide an unforgettable picture of the customs and concerns, fears and ambitions, and the underlying values of the ancient Greeks. It is an intimate insight into a world separated from our own by hundreds of years. This book will have special value for those who want to learn about the human side of ancient Greece. View more info

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Ancient Britain.

By: Dyer James.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Batsford.: 1995

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 00061


This book is for anyone starting out to understand the pre historic life of Britain from the first human occupation 450,000 years ago to the Roman conquest AD. Unfortunatly there is an impressed mark of a paper clip on the front cover of this book View more info

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The Legacy of Egypt

By: Edited By J.r.harris

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford., Oxford Publishing Company: 1988

Edition: Reprinted 1988

Sellers ID: 01372


This book is in very good condition the cover is in v/g condition. View more info

Birthright

By: Ekirch Roger A.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: New york, Norton: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01803


The true story that inspired kidnapped. View more info

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Celt and Saxon : The Struggle for Britain AD 410 - 937

By: Ellis, Peter Berresford

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Constable: 1994

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02843


Through events of incredible complexity, he charts the struggle between the invading ancestors of the English and the British Celts. This is not simply a story of 500 years of military conflict. It charts the rise of the celtic church, and points to the cultural differences between two peoplesThe shows creasing to the corners and the top of the rear cover, and the spine is lightly faded. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to North America and Australasia is by s... View more info

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Egypt, Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean

By: Freeman, Charles

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03656


The author has worked with eight leading authorities in the field to ensure a text that is authoritative and reflects the most up-to- date scholarship. Readable, stimulating, and generously illustrated , this book is a superb introduction for anyone seeking a better understanding of the civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean and their legacy to Western society. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Viking World.

By: Graham-campbell James.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln.: 2001

Sellers ID: 00063


A well illustrated account of the material culture of the Vikings,with colour,black and white and line drawings. View more info