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ANCIENT HISTORY.

ANCIENT HISTORY.

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1 ABBOTT, JACOB. Xerxes.
Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York: 1904. h Hardcover no dustjacket. Reading copy with slight chips and tears to cover. 
The story of Xerxes, monarch of the ancient Persian Empire. 
Price: 15.20 USD
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2 ALSOP, JOSEPH. From The Silent Earth: A Report Of The Greek Bronze Age.
Harper & Row, New York: 1964. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is torn in the front. 

Price: 14.01 USD
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3 APOLLONIUS OF RHODES; RIEU, E.V. (TRANSLATED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY). The Voyage Of Argo: The Argonautica.
Penguin, New York: 1971. Second Edition. s Softcover. Good reading copy. 
The "Argonautica of Apollonius" is the only full remaining account of Jason's voyage in quest of the Golden Fleece. Written in the third century B. C., it met with derision in the poet's native city, Alexandria, and the second version was first acclaimed by the Rhodians before its more widespread success. Though Apollonius used the manner and matter of epic, he wrote from a personal viewpoint, as a critical observer. His understanding on human nature, his unerring eye for dramatic moment, and his quiet sense of humor give reality and spirit to this fantastic story of high romance and incredible adventure. Includes a bibliography, glossary, and a map. 
Price: 19.10 USD
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4 FINLEY, M. I. The Ancient Economy.
University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles: 1973. 0520024362 / 9780520024366 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 19.24 USD
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5 FLACELIERE, ROBERT. A Literary History Of Greece.
New American Library, New York: 1968 . s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 23.75 USD
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6 GLUBOK, SHIRLEY (EDITOR). Digging In Assyria.
Macmillan Publishing Company, New York: 1970. First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Library discard. 

Price: 18.05 USD
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7 GRANT, MICHAEL. A Guide To The Ancient World.
Barnes & Noble, New York: 1997. 0760704252 / 9780760704257 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
An indispensable source, not only for those interested in classical literature and history, but also for travelers through Europe, North Africa, and Asia Minor. Covers also the period from 1st Millennium B. C. to the late 5th Century A. D. The author describes each location in detail; what happened there, who was involved, and when applicable, how it is placed in classical literature. 
Price: 23.04 USD
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8 HERODOTUS; RAWLINSON, GEORGE, (TRANSLATED BY); GODOLPHIN, FRANCIS R. B. (NTRODUCTION). The Persian Wars.
Modern Library, New York: 1942 s Softcover. Reading copy. Cover is slightly stained. 

Price: 13.06 USD
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9 HERODOTUS; RAWLINSON, GEORGE, (TRANSLATION); GODOLPHIN, FRANCIS R. B. (INTRODUCTION ). Herodotus: The Persian Wars.
Modern Library, New York: 1942. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Herodotus, "The father of history," needs no introduction. His work is at once the greatest source for our knowledge of the ancient world, the first of histories in time, and stil the first in vivadcity, charm, and all the superlative qualities of the story teller's art, a book of travel, a book of folk-lore, a reference book, a text book, the bible of all readers of ancient history, and a story book for young and old; in short, it is one of the wonder-books of our civilizatio and deserves a place in every library and home. Translated into English from the Greek by George Rawlinson. 
Price: 16.63 USD
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10 JAMES, PETER; THORPE, NICK. Ancient Inventions.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1994. 0345364767 / 9780345364760 First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Is it true that the ancient Greeks discovered the steam engine? How good were doctors and surgeons in ancient times? When was brewing invented? Where was gunpowder developed - in Europe or in China? How did prehistoric people shave? What is the oldest city? When did people first take to the air? How did agriculture begin? Why do we live with cats and dogs? Who first devised the calendar? What did ancient people use as contraceptives? Who invented soccer or, for that matter, golf, badminton and tennis? The list is endless. Trying to find real anslwers led the authors time and again back to the libraries. The result is this book. Includes an Index. 
Price: 17.10 USD
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11 KRAMER, SAMUEL NOAH; THE EDITORS OF TIME-LIFE BOOKS. Great Ages Of Man, A History Of World Cultures: Cradle Of Civilization.
Time-Life Books, New York: 1973. Great Ages of Man h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very Good condition. 
One of a series in the "Great Ages of Man" collection. A concise history of the social structures, culture, religion, technologies and demographic of society - from grand and long-lasting civilizations, to primitive settlements and nomadic tribes. This book studies the beginnings of civilization in the Middle East. High quality embossed fabric binding and full color photographs/ illustrations. Index Included. 
Price: 17.81 USD
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12 KRAUS, THEODOR; WOLF, ROBERT ERICH (TRANSLATOR). Pompeii And Herculaneum: The Living Cities Of The Dead.
Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York: 1975. 0810904187 / 9780810904187 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 32.78 USD
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13 LARSEN, J. A. O. Representative Government In Greek And Roman History.
University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles: 1966. First Paperback Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 23.75 USD
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14 MILLAR, FERGUS. The Roman Near East: 31 Bc - Ad 337.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge: 2001. 0674778863 / 9780674778863 Fourth Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
In a remarkable work of interpretive history, Fergus Miller shows us this world as it was forged into the Roman provinces of Judea, Arabia, Mesopotamia, and Syria. His book conveys the magnificent sweep of history as well as the rich diversity of peoples, religions and languages that intermingle in the Roman Near East. Includes an Index. 
Price: 41.80 USD
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15 NILSSON, MARTIN P. Homer And Mycenae.
University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia: 1972. 0812210336 / 9780812210330 First Pennsylvanian Paperback Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 46.31 USD
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16 RONAN, COLIN. Lost Discoveries: The Forgotten Science Of The Ancient World.
Weathervane Books, New York: 1976. 0517175541 / 9780517175545 Second Impression. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Chronicles the extraordinary achievements of the ancient world and tells of the many astounding discoveries made by the ancients which were subsequently lost, destroyed, or suppressed and were not rediscovered until centuries later. These include the calendar of the Mayan Indians of Central America, The atomic theory of the Greeks, Indian herbalists treatment for madness with a plant root, the predictions of the movements of the planets by ancient astronomers in Mesopotamia, the water-powered mass-production factories of the ancient Romans, and the astronomical observations at Stonehenge. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.48 USD
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