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Hercules : Scenes from a Heroic Life

By: Blanshard, Alastair

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Granta Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08120034

ISBN: 1862076537

Condition: As New


200 pages. This book is an unread copy. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. From Ovid and Virgil to the muscle beaches of Malibu, Hercules has made an indelible impression on western culture Hercules is the original hero: half-god, half-man; strong, handsome and virile; triumphant in his twelve labours yet ultimately victim of his tragic destiny. He has been variously portrayed for thousands of years in sculpture, painting, and verse, and more recently depicted on stage and screen. Roman emperors, renaissance princes, and totalitari... View more info

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Ancient Egyptians : The Kingdom of the Pharoahs Brought to Life

By: Gill, Anton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Harper Collins: 2004

Seller ID: 09060365

ISBN: 0007144008

Condition: As New


256 pages. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Enter the world of the Ancient Egyptians with this ultimate guide. This lavish book is illustrated throughout with breathtaking stills and computer graphics that show Egypt in a vivid manner never seen before, while author Anton Gill guides you through the history of the empire, offering insight into all its aspects. This extraordinary book reflects a dramatic, enthralling and hi-tech approach to what life was really like in Ancient Egypt. The ma... View more info

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Fall of the Roman Empire : A New History

By: Heather, Peter

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Macmillan: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08040827

ISBN: 0333989147

Condition: Near Fine


Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket is in excellent condtion. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Remainder mark on page edges. Pages are lightly tanned. This is a major new history of one of the greatest and most epic mysteries; the strange death of the Roman Empire. For half a millennium the empire of Rome stretched from Hadrian's Wall to the river Euphrates, a massive fortified state founded on military might and the pillars of civilisation - writing, the city, and the rule of law. What had happened? Covering the last 100 years of Empire, a period full of gre... View more info

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Alexander the Great

By: McCarty, Nick

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Scoresby, VIC, Australia, Penguin: 2004

Seller ID: 08040819

ISBN: 0670042684

Condition: Near Fine


Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has light creasing. Edges of dust jacket have moderate bumping. Dust jacket is unclipped. Remainder mark on page edges. The Real-life Story of the World's Greatest Warrior King, chronicles his life from his birth to parents Phillip II of Macedonia and Olympias, through to his death at the age of 32. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Ancient History; Ancient (BC); ISBN: 0670042684. ISBN/EAN: 9780670042685. Inventory No: 08040819. Hardcover View more info