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From Eden to Exile Unravelling Mysteries of the Bible

From Eden to Exile Unravelling Mysteries of the Bible

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Author: Eric H. Cline Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 256 Eric H. Cline uses the tools of his trade to examine some of the most puzzling mysteries from the Hebrew...
British Museum: So You Think You've Got It Bad? A Kid's Life in Ancient Greece

British Museum: So You Think You've Got It Bad? A Kid's Life in Ancient Greece

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Author: Chae Strathie Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 64 A kid's life in ancient Greece might sound like fun, what with all that brilliant sunny weather and watching the Olympic...
The Fall of Carthage: The Punic Wars 265-146BC

The Fall of Carthage: The Punic Wars 265-146BC

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Author: Adrian Goldsworthy Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 416 The struggle between Rome and Carthage in the Punic Wars was arguably the greatest and most desperate conflict of...
Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind

Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind

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Author: Kermit Pattison Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 "Riveting. ... Pattison's uncanny ability [is] to write evocatively about science. ... In this, he is every bit as...
Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor

Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor

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Author: Adrian Goldsworthy Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 624 Caesar Augustus schemed and fought his way to absolute power. He became Rome's first emperor and ruled for forty-four...
The Book of Wonders: The Many Lives of Euclid's Elements

The Book of Wonders: The Many Lives of Euclid's Elements

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Author: Benjamin Wardhaugh Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 Euclid's Elements of Geometry was a book that changed the world. In a sweeping history, Benjamin Wardhaugh traces how...
Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

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Author: Stephen Fry Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 496 The dazzling companion volume to the bestselling MYTHOS. There are heroes - and then there are Greek heroes Few...
Veni, Vidi, Vici: Everything you ever wanted to know about the Romans but were afraid to ask

Veni, Vidi, Vici: Everything you ever wanted to know about the Romans but were afraid to ask

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Author: Peter Jones (Author) Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 416 The Romans left a long-lasting legacy and their influence can still be seen all around us - from...
The Ancient Olympic Games

The Ancient Olympic Games

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Author: Jhonny Nunez Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 48 Travel back in time to Ancient Greece to discover the origins of the Olympic Games. Bright, bold and dynamic...
British Museum Press Out and Decorate Ancient Egypt

British Museum Press Out and Decorate Ancient Egypt

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Author: Kate McLelland Format: Board book Number of Pages: 24 From sarcophaguses to scarab beetles and canopic jars to crocodiles, this book features 20 unique, intricately foiled designs that can...
Meditations

Meditations

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Author: Marcus Aurelius Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 416 Pocket Hardbacks - the new non-fiction series that combines the collectability of Clothbound Classics with the popular spirit of Great Ideas...
30-Second Ancient Rome

30-Second Ancient Rome

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Author: Matthew Nicholls Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 30-Second Ancient Rome presents a unique insight into one of the most brilliantly governed societies, where military might and expansive...
Egyptomania

Egyptomania

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Author: Emma Guiliani Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 20 Find out all about Ancient Egypt in this beautifully illustrated and innovative Lift The Flap book. Learn what Ancient Egyptians wore,...
The Unnamable Present

The Unnamable Present

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Author: Roberto Calasso Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 208 A decisive key to help grasp some of the essential points of what is happening around us. The ninth part of...
Vox Populi: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Classical World but Were Afraid to Ask

Vox Populi: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Classical World but Were Afraid to Ask

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Author: Peter Jones (Author) Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 In this compelling tour of the classical world, Peter Jones reveals how it is the power, scope and...
The Valkyrie

The Valkyrie

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Author: Kate Heartfield Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 *The Embroidered Book shortlisted for the Aurora Award for Best Novel* From SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author Kate Heartfield comes...
Letters from a Stoic: Epistulae Morales Ad Lucilium

Letters from a Stoic: Epistulae Morales Ad Lucilium

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Author: Seneca Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 Seeing self-possession as the key to an existence lived 'in accordance with nature', the Stoic philosophy called for the restraint of animal...
Treasured: How Tutankhamun Shaped a Century

Treasured: How Tutankhamun Shaped a Century

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Author: Christina Riggs Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 432 When it was found in 1922, the 3,300-year old tomb of Tutankhamun sent shockwaves around the world, turning the boy-king into...
Asterix: Asterix and The Chariot Race: Album 37

Asterix: Asterix and The Chariot Race: Album 37

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Author: Jean-Yves Ferri Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 48 The next action-packed adventure from Asterix and Obelix! The roads across Italy are in disrepair. Defending his name, and to prove...
Letters from a Stoic: Epistulae Morales Ad Lucilium

Letters from a Stoic: Epistulae Morales Ad Lucilium

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Author: Seneca Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 256 Selected from the Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, Seneca's Letters from a Stoic are a set of 'essays in disguise' from...
Ways of Heaven: An Introduction to Chinese Thought

Ways of Heaven: An Introduction to Chinese Thought

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Author: Roel Sterckx Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 A brilliant history of ancient China's masters of philosophy -- and how they help us understand China todayIn Ways of Heaven,...
Invoking the Scribes of Ancient Egypt: The Initiatory Path of Spiritual Journaling

Invoking the Scribes of Ancient Egypt: The Initiatory Path of Spiritual Journaling

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Author: Normandi Ellis (Normandi Ellis) Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 Tools to powerfully write about and manifest your life using the power found in the sacred sites...
As the Romans Do: Authentic and reinvented recipes from the Eternal City

As the Romans Do: Authentic and reinvented recipes from the Eternal City

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Author: Eleonora Galasso Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 204 Rome is steeped in history and tradition, and this is reflected in the sheer vibrancy and variety of its food. In...
A Brief History of Misogyny: The World's Oldest Prejudice

A Brief History of Misogyny: The World's Oldest Prejudice

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Author: Jack Holland Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 In this compelling, powerful book, highly respected writer and commentator Jack Holland sets out to answer a daunting question:...
If Rome Hadn't Fallen: How the Survival of Rome Might Have Changed World History

If Rome Hadn't Fallen: How the Survival of Rome Might Have Changed World History

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Author: Timothy Venning Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 208 This is a fascinating exploration of how the history of Europe, and indeed the world, might have been different if the...
An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

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Author: Daniel Mendelsohn Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 From award-winning memoirist and critic, and bestselling author of The Lost, comes a deeply moving tale of a father and son's...
Exposed: The Greek and Roman Body - Shortlisted for the Anglo-Hellenic Runciman Award

Exposed: The Greek and Roman Body - Shortlisted for the Anglo-Hellenic Runciman Award

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Author: Caroline Vout Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 432 The Greek and Roman body is often seen as flawless - cast from life in buff bronze and white marble, to...
Cities of the Classical World: An Atlas and Gazetteer of 120 Centres of Ancient Civilization

Cities of the Classical World: An Atlas and Gazetteer of 120 Centres of Ancient Civilization

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Author: Colin McEvedy Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 448 A fascinating illustrated history of the most important cities of antiquity, from Alexandria to York From Alexandria to York,...
Himalaya: A Human History

Himalaya: A Human History

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Author: Ed Douglas Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 592 The first major history of the Himalaya - an epic story of peoples, cultures and the world's highest mountains...
Parallel History: The Ancient World

Parallel History: The Ancient World

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Author: Alex Woolf Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 32 What developments in government and politics, food and farming, architecture, science, art and medicine were there in the ancient civilisations of...
The Quest for Immortality: Hidden Treasures of Egypt

The Quest for Immortality: Hidden Treasures of Egypt

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Author: Erik Hornung Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 This volume accompanies an exhibition of the same name, which includes artefacts from nearly 2000 years before the Christian era. Objects...
The Goodness Paradox: How Evolution Made Us Both More and Less Violent

The Goodness Paradox: How Evolution Made Us Both More and Less Violent

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Author: Richard Wrangham Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 It may not always seem so, but day-to-day interactions between individual humans are extraordinarily peaceful. That is not to say that...
Dangerous Days in the Roman Empire Terrors and Torments

Dangerous Days in the Roman Empire Terrors and Torments

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Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 272 DANGEROUS DAYS IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE is the first in a new adult series by Terry Deary, the author...
Discourses and Selected Writings

Discourses and Selected Writings

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Author: Epictetus Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 New translation for Penguin Classics Epictetus, a Greek stoic and freed slave, ran a thriving philosophy school in Nicropolis in...
The Last Assassin

The Last Assassin

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Author: Peter Stothard Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 'A political thriller, and a human story that astonishes' Hilary Mantel Many men killed Julius Caesar. Only one man was determined...
Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live

Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live

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Author: John Sellars Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 96 A deeply comforting and enlightening book on how Stoicism can inspire us to lead more thoughtful lives What aspects...