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300,000 Kisses: Tales of Queer Love from the Ancient World

A landmark illustrated anthology of queer Ancient Greek and Roman love stories For centuries, evidence of queer love in the ancient world was ignored or suppressed. Even today, only a few, famous..

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Alexandria: The City that Changed the World

A city drawn in sand. Inspired by the tales of Homer and his own ambitions of empire, Alexander the Great sketched the idea of a city onto the sparsely populated Egyptian coastline. He did..

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Alexandria: The Quest for the Lost City

'A jewel of a book' - SUNDAY TIMES 'The pace and deftly woven plot complexity of a John le Carre novel ... A small masterpiece' - GUARDIAN 'Enthralling ... A remarkable story, full of gra..

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Ancient Egypt on Five Deben a Day

An essential guide for the discerning time-traveller: take a trip to ancient Egypt at the height of its power and prosperity in the reign of Ramesses II. More reliable than Herodotus and more up..

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Ancient Rome in Fifty Monuments

A sweeping new history of the city of Rome, told through its emperors and the monuments they built to make their mark on one of the great capitals of the classical world. Rome wasn't built in a ..

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Archaeology: The Whole Story

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Assyria: The Rise and Fall of the World's First Empire

The first comprehensive account of the rise and fall of what historians consider to be the world's very first empire: Assyria 'A work of remarkable synthesis. The range of its sources is truly ex..

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Cleopatra's Daughter: Egyptian Princess, Roman Prisoner, African Queen

Cleopatra Selene, daughter of Cleopatra VII of Egypt and Mark Antony, was the only member of the Ptolemaic dynasty to survive after her parents were defeated by the future Roman emperor Augustus at th..

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Fall of the Western Roman Empire: An Archaeological and Historical Perspective

There are possibly more explanations for the fall of the Roman Empire than for any other event in history: from the theory that links the widespread use of lead in utensils and glass with mental impai..

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Forgotten Peoples of the Ancient World

An overview of the lost peoples and cultures who flourished and fought for survival alongside the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. Beyond the Greeks, Romans and Hebrews of the Classical and Biblic..

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Greek Ancient Origins: Stories Of People & Civilization

A striking companion volume to Greek Myths and Legends, exploring the ancient origins of Ancient Greek culture, from its tribal beginnings to its foundational impact on modern life. Gorgeous Collecto..

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History of the Classical World, A: The Story of Ancient Greece and Rome

A new introduction to the worlds of ancient Greece and Rome...

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Human Past: World Prehistory and the Development of Human Societies 4E

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Messalina: A Story of Empire, Slander and Adultery

The story of Messalina - third wife of Emperor Claudius and one of the most notorious women to have inhabited the Roman world. The lubricious image of the Empress Messalina as a ruthless, predato..

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Papyrus

THE MILLION-COPY BESTSELLER A FINANCIAL TIMES, ECONOMIST AND MAIL ON SUNDAY BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Outstanding, universal and unique' NEW YORK TIMES 'A literary phenomenon.' TIME..

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Populus: Living and Dying in the Wealth, Smoke and Din of Ancient Rome

A Time Travellers Guide to Ancient Rome - by one of the best historians of the ancient world Living in ancient Rome was superbly and vividly recorded by Rome's historians, philosophers, and..

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Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Monuments and How They Were Built

Expands on the traditional 'Seven Wonders' to examine an impressive number of ancient marvels from around the globe. How were the ancient wonders of the world built? How many people did it take ..

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The Ancient Assyrians: Empire and Army; 883-612 BC

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The Aztec Myths: A Guide to the Ancient Stories and Legends

The essential guide to the world of Aztec mythology, based on Nahuatl-language sources that challenge the colonial history passed down to us by the Spanish. How did the jaguar get his spots? Wh..

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The Cleopatras

'A thrilling biography, filled with the imperial ambitions and merciless intrigues' SIMON SEBAG MONTEFIORE Cleopatra: lover, seductress, and Egypt's greatest queen. A woman more myth t..

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The Eagle and the Lion: Rome, Persia and an Unwinnable Conflict

The Eagle and The Lion is a story of the imperial rivalry between two of the greatest empires of the ancient world - how they rose and eventually fell. The Roman empire shaped the culture of the ..

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The Greek and Roman Myths: A Guide to the Classical Stories

Who was Pandora and what was in her famous box? Why is a brand of sportswear named after the goddess Nike? How did Achilles get his Achilles heel? What exactly is a Titan? And why is one computer viru..

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The Tablet of Destinies

An immersive and mesmerizing narrative that reimagines the Mesopotamian myth of the Great Flood A long time ago, the gods grew tired of humans and decided to send a flood to destroy them. But Ea,..

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To the City: Life and Death Along the Ancient Walls of Istanbul

Walking along the crumbling defensive walls of Istanbul and talking to those he passes, Alexander Christie-Miller finds a distillation of the country's history, a mirror of its present, and a shadow o..

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Tutankhamun's Trumpet: The Story of Ancient Egypt in 100 Objects

'Beautifully written, sumptuously illustrated, constantly fascinating' The Times On 26 November 1922 Howard Carter first peered into the newly opened tomb of an ancient Egyptian boy-king. When as..

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TUTANKHAMUN,

Pharaoh. Icon. Enigma. Lost for three thousand years, misunderstood for a century. A hundred years ago, a team of archaeologists in the Valley of the Kings made a remar..

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