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Jason and the Argonauts
Jason and the Argonauts
Written by Neil Smith, Illustrated by Jose Daniel Cabrera Pena
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ISBN: 9781780967226
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Jason and the Argonauts

Written by Neil Smith
Illustrated by Jose Daniel Cabrera Pena


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $17.95

The voyage of Jason and the Argonauts and their hunt for the Golden Fleece is one of the most enduringly popular of all of the Ancient Greek heroic myths. Accepting the quest in order to regain his kingdom, Jason assembled a legendary crew including many of Greece's greatest heroes such as... Read more >
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Jason and the Argonauts

Written by Neil Smith
Illustrated by Jose Pena


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

The voyage of Jason and the Argonauts and their hunt for the Golden Fleece is one of the most enduringly popular of all of the Ancient Greek heroic myths. Accepting the quest in order to regain his kingdom, Jason assembled a legendary crew including many of Greece's greatest heroes such as... Read more >
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Strongholds of the Picts
The fortifications of Dark Age Scotland
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

When the Romans left Britain around AD 410 the island had not been fully subjugated. In the Celtic fringe of Caledonia - now Northern Scotland - these unconquered native peoples were presented with the opportunity to pillage what remained of Roman Britain. By way of response the Post-Roman Britons of what... Read more >
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Passages From Antiquity to Feudalism

Written by Perry Anderson


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $24.95

The rise of the modern absolutist monarchies in Europe constitutes in many ways the birth of the modern historical epoch. Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism, the companion volume to Perry Anderson’s Lineages of the Absolutist State, is a sustained exercise in historical sociology to root the development of absolutism in the... Read more >
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Passages From Antiquity to Feudalism
Passages From Antiquity to Feudalism
Written by Perry Anderson
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ISBN: 9781781680087
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Passages From Antiquity to Feudalism

Written by Perry Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
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Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism is a sustained exercise in historical sociology that shows how the slave-based societies of Ancient Greece and Rome eventually became the feudal societies of the Middle Ages. In the course of this study, Anderson vindicates and refines the explanatory power of historical materialism, while casting a... Read more >
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The Forts of Judaea 168 BC-AD 73
From the Maccabees to the Fall of Masada
Written by Samuel Rocco
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

This book analyzes the fortifications of Hasmonaean and Herodian Judaea from the middle of the second century BC, when the Maccabees rebelled against their Seleucids overlords and established an independent state, until the end of the Jewish-Roman War in AD 73. Read more >
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The Murder of Cleopatra
The Murder of Cleopatra
Written by Pat Brown
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ISBN: 9781616146504
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The Murder of Cleopatra
History's Greatest Cold Case
Written by Pat Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 270 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $20.00

A world-renowned criminal profiler takes a fascinating look at one of the most tragic mysteries in history.

For more than two thousand years, the great pharaoh Cleopatra VII has been portrayed as a failed monarch. Various ancient sources state that she desperately ended her life with the bite of an asp... Read more >
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The Murder of Cleopatra
History's Greatest Cold Case
Written by Pat Brown


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.99

A world-renowned criminal profiler takes a fascinating look at one of the most tragic mysteries in history.

For more than two thousand years, the great pharaoh Cleopatra VII has been portrayed as a failed monarch. Various ancient sources state that she desperately ended her life with the bite of an asp... Read more >
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Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: The Modern Library Collection (Complete and Unabridged)
Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: The Modern Library Collection (Complete and Unabridged)
Written by Edward Gibbon, Illustrated by Gian Battista Piranesi, Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812984835
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Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: The Modern Library Collection (Complete and Unabridged)

Written by Edward Gibbon
Illustrated by Gian Battista Piranesi
Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin


Format: eBook, 2736 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2013
Price: $39.99

This Modern Library eBook edition collects all six volumes of Edward Gibbon’s towering masterpiece of classical history The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire—complete and unabridged.
 
Edward Gibbon’s magnum opus narrates the history of the Roman Empire from the second century A.D. to its collapse in the west in... Read more >
A Jew Among Romans
A Jew Among Romans
Written by Frederic Raphael
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907837
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A Jew Among Romans
The Life and Legacy of Flavius Josephus
Written by Frederic Raphael


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the acclaimed biographer, screenwriter, and novelist Frederic Raphael, here is an audacious history of Josephus (37–c.100), the Jewish general turned Roman historian, whose emblematic betrayal is a touchstone for the Jew alone in the Gentile world.
 
Joseph ben Mattathias’s transformation into Titus Flavius Josephus, historian to the Roman emperor Vespasian, is...

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Warships of the Ancient World
3000-500 BC
Written by Adrian Wood
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $13.95

The world’s first war machines were ships built two millennia before the dawn of the Classical world. Their influence on the course of history cannot be overstated. A wide variety of galleys and other types of warships were built by successive civilisations, each with their own distinctive appearance, capability and utility... Read more >
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Warships of the Ancient World
Warships of the Ancient World
Written by Adrian Wood, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
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ISBN: 9781849089784
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Warships of the Ancient World
3000-500 BC
Written by Adrian Wood
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $17.95

The world's first war machines were ships built two millennia before the dawn of the Classical world. Their influence on the course of history cannot be overstated since they allowed war to be carried to distant lands, allowing for the first time the rise of empires unrestricted by maritime boundaries. The... Read more >
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
Written by Toby Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553384901
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $20.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Magisterial . . . [A] rich portrait of ancient Egypt’s complex evolution over the course of three millenniums.”—Los Angeles Times

 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • Publishers Weekly
 
In this landmark volume, one of the world’s most renowned... Read more >
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Sassanian Elite Cavalry AD 224-642

Written by Kaveh Farrokh
Illustrated by Angus McBride


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

The Sassanians ruled the last great imperial Empire of Persia before the Arab conquests of the 7th century. Rome’s only equal in the classical world, the Sassanian Empire had an enormous impact on the development of architecture, mythology, arts, music, military tactics and technology. Within the Sassanian military, the cavalry was... Read more >
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Macedonian Armies after Alexander 323-168 BC

Written by Nicholas Sekunda
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

The death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC threw the Macedonians into confusion; there was no capable heir, and no clear successor among the senior figures in Alexander’s circle. Initial attempts to preserve the unity of Alexander’s conquests gave way to a period of bloody and prolonged warfare. For well... Read more >
Macedonian Armies after Alexander, 323-168 BC
Macedonian Armies after Alexander, 323-168 BC
Written by Nicholas Sekunda, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849087148
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Macedonian Armies after Alexander, 323-168 BC

Written by Nicholas Sekunda
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $17.95

The death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC threw the Macedonians into confusion; there was no capable heir, and no clear successor among the senior figures in Alexander's circle. Initial attempts to preserve the unity of Alexander's conquests gave way to a period of bloody and prolonged warfare (322-275 BC)... Read more >
Ghost on the Throne
Ghost on the Throne
Written by James Romm
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ISBN: 9780307456601
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Ghost on the Throne
The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire
Written by James Romm


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $17.00

When Alexander the Great died at the age of thirty-two, his empire stretched from the Adriatic Sea in the west all the way to modern-day India in the east. In an unusual compromise, his two heirs—a mentally damaged half brother, Philip III, and an infant son, Alexander IV, born after his...

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Chinese Walled Cities 221 BC - AD 1644

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

It has been said in China that a city without a wall would be as inconceivable as a house without a roof. Even the smallest village invariably had some form of defensive wall, while the Great Wall of China was an attempt to build a barrier along the most vulnerable border... Read more >
Pictish Warrior AD 297-841

Written by Paul Wagner
Illustrated by Wayne Reynolds


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

First mentioned by name in AD 297, the Picts inhabited Northern Britain from the end of the 3rd century AD to the 9th. They rose to power in the devastation following Emperor Septimus Severus's repression of the Caledonians in AD 208, and dominated Northern Britain for over 500 years, before vanishing... Read more >
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The Roman Army from Hadrian to Constantine

Written by Michael Simkins
Illustrated by Ronald Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The year of 122 was the first time a Roman Emperor had set foot in the Province of Britannia since the invasion in AD 43. No doubt he had read many reports concerning the damage caused by marauding tribesmen crossing from what is now Scotland into the Province. Hadrian, therefore, decided... Read more >
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The Rise of Rome
The Rise of Rome
Written by Anthony Everitt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400066636
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The Rise of Rome
The Making of the World's Greatest Empire
Written by Anthony Everitt


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $30.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE KANSAS CITY STAR

From Anthony Everitt, the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian, comes a riveting, magisterial account of Rome and its remarkable ascent from an obscure agrarian backwater to the greatest empire the world has ever known... Read more >
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The Rise of Rome
The Rise of Rome
Written by Anthony Everitt
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ISBN: 9780679645160
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The Rise of Rome
The Making of the World's Greatest Empire
Written by Anthony Everitt


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $12.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE KANSAS CITY STAR

From Anthony Everitt, the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian, comes a riveting, magisterial account of Rome and its remarkable ascent from an obscure agrarian backwater to the greatest empire the world has ever known... Read more >
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Spartan Warrior 735-331 BC

Written by Duncan Campbell
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $14.95

Immortalized through their exploits at the battle of Thermopylae under the legendary Leonidas, as well as countless other victories throughout the classical period, the Spartans were some of the best trained, organized, most feared and lethal warriors of the ancient world. This small state, known to the Ancient Greeks as Lakedaimon... Read more >
The Greek Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $12.99

The philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once said that all of Western philosophy was "but a series of footnotes to Plato." By the same token, one could argue that all of Western civilization is but an extension of the ancient Greek cultural legacy. The Greeks invented tragedy, comedy, lyric poetry, history, philosophy... Read more >
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The Greek Search for Wisdom
The Greek Search for Wisdom
Written by Michael K. Kellogg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616145750
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The Greek Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: Hardcover, 341 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $28.00

The philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once said that all of Western philosophy was "but a series of footnotes to Plato." By the same token, one could argue that all of Western civilization is but an extension of the ancient Greek cultural legacy. The Greeks invented tragedy, comedy, lyric poetry, history, philosophy... Read more >
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