When this stunning catalog was originally published in three volumes, from 1852–1863, what purchasers received was, in essence, a small museum in print. The 216 hand-colored copperplate engravings ... (Read More)
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Manfredo Tafuri. Daniel Sherer, trans. K. Michael Hays, foreword.
Publisher: Yale. Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300111583. Daedalus Item Code: 21837
(Winner of the RIBA Sir Nikolaus Pevsner International Book Award for Architecture) This is the final work of Italy's Manfredo Tafuri (1935–94), one of the most influential architectural ... (Read More)
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The name of Niccolò Machiavelli has become synonymous with the cynical and selfish pursuit of power, but the real Machiavelli, says Miles Unger, was a humane and perceptive writer whose controversial ... (Read More)
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The thousand years spanning the fall of the Roman Empire and the Reformation was a time of immense diversity in military practice, from Charlemagne's empire-building, the Viking invasions of northern ... (Read More)
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Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin. Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339. Daedalus Item Code: 32345
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)