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Da Vinci's Ghost: Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the ...
Toby Lester.
 
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Daedalus Item Code: 40853
 
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Graven with Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, ...
Nicola Shulman.
 
Publisher: Steerforth
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ISBN: 9781586422073
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The Age of Chivalry: Culture and Power in Medieval Europe 950–1450
Hywel Williams.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857383389.  Daedalus Item Code: 41640
 
Few periods in history evoke such a vivid sense of wonder and mystery as the Middle Ages, an era glamorized by literature and film for its knights and castles, but in fact defined by feudalism and ... (Read More)
 
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Some Talk of Alexander: A Journey Through Space and Time in the Greek World
Frederic Raphael.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500512883.  Daedalus Item Code: 36211
 
In this blend of sex, politics, history, and mythology, Academy Award–winning screenwriter Frederic Raphael offers a vivid, wide-ranging, often surprising take on the classical world, infused with ... (Read More)
 
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Joanna: The Notorious Queen of Naples, Jerusalem and Sicily
Nancy Goldstone.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826843.  Daedalus Item Code: 41648
 
"Resilient Queen Joanna of Naples (1326–1382) weathered overwhelming political challenges, financial ruin and a papal-run murder trial for the death of her Hungarian husband—all by age 22. Nancy ... (Read More)
 
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The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art: Three-Volume Set
Gordon Campbell, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: set.
ISBN: 9780195334661.  Daedalus Item Code: 30744
 
Drawing on the defining scholarship of The Dictionary of Art on the Renaissance in Northern Europe, this three-volume encyclopedia surveys all aspects of Northern Renaissance art, from ... (Read More)
 
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Catherine of Aragon: Henry's Spanish Queen
Giles Tremlett.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571235117.  Daedalus Item Code: 38282
 
The image of Catherine of Aragon has always paled when compared to the vivacious sexuality of Anne Boleyn. But when Henry VIII married Catherine, she was an auburn-haired beauty with a passion ... (Read More)
 
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Drake: The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan Hero
Stephen Coote.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743468701.  Daedalus Item Code: 41258
 
Sir Francis Drake was a pirate, explorer, and Protestant zealot, princely in his bearing and heroic if sometimes foolhardy in his enterprise. He is the archetypal Elizabethan sea-dog, and in this ... (Read More)
 
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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire
Roger Crowley.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571245956.  Daedalus Item Code: 41245
 
The author of Constantinople and Empires of the Sea (named the History Book of the Year in 2008 by London's Sunday Times), Roger Crowley here chronicles Venice's 500-year ascent ... (Read More)
 
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Leonardo da Vinci: Art and Science
Carlo Pedretti.
Publisher: Taj.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844060368.  Daedalus Item Code: 36514
 
The longtime chair of Leonardo studies at UCLA, Carlo Pedretti here examines Leonardo da Vinci's paintings along with their preparatory drawings and related works, and explains how the piece was ... (Read More)
 
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Cavafy: Poems
C.P. Cavafy. Daniel Mendelsohn, trans. and ed.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375712425.  Daedalus Item Code: 49265
 
The Alexandrian Greek poet Constantine Cavafy (1863–1933) is a towering figure of 20th-century literature. No other modern poet brought so vividly to life the history and culture of Mediterranean ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Battles: Leonardo, Michelangelo and the Artistic Duel That Defined the Renaissance
Jonathan Jones.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743285391.  Daedalus Item Code: 38298
 
Michelangelo and Leonardo lived five centuries ago, yet their works still suffuse our culture. They have been equally revered since their lifetimes, though we admire them mostly in isolation of each ... (Read More)
 
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1. The Classical Compendium: A Miscellany of Scandalous Gossip, Bawdy Jokes, Peculiar Facts and Bad Behavior from the Ancient Greeks and Romans
Philip Matyszak.
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2. Graven with Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII
Nicola Shulman.
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3. The Parthenon Sculptures
Ian Jenkins. Ivor Kerslake & Dudley Hubbard, photos.
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4. The Holy Grail
Giles Morgan.
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5. A Brief History of Khubilai Khan: Lord of Xanadu, Emperor of China
Jonathan Clements.
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6. A Brief History of Robin Hood: The True History Behind the Legend
Nigel Cawthorne.
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7. Thucydides: The Reinvention of History
Donald Kagan.
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8. A Brief History of the Private Lives of the Roman Emperors
Anthony Blond.
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9. The Song of Taliesin: Tales from King Arthur's Bard
John Matthews.
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10. The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France
Eric Jager.
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