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The Ultimate Encyclopedia Of Mythology, Arthur Cotterell & Rachel Storm
1 Arthur Cotterell & Rachel Storm The Ultimate Encyclopedia Of Mythology
Hermes House 237112 Great Britain 2002 1843094320 / 9781843094326 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good This title deals with the myths and legends of the ancient worlds, from Greece, Rome and Egypt to the Norse and Celtic lands, through Persia and India to China and the Far East. It is a comprehensive A to Z of the classic stories of gods and goddesses, heroes, warriors and mythical beasts, with copious cross-references. Over 1000 alphabetical entries describe the central mythical figures of each culture and their importance to the ancient civilizations of their day. It is beautifully illustrated with over 1000 images spanning fifteen centuries of fine art, from the ancient world to the present, including specially commissioned artworks. It presents superb pictorial spreads on the mythical themes and symbols central to each culture. Timeless in scope and appeal, it is a classic and enduring reference work by two expert authorities. In this important volume, the mythologies of the ancient world are brought to life. In the first half, author Arthur Cotterell describes the central mythical figures of classical Greece and Rome, the Celtic heroes and the Nordic gods. In the second part, author Rachel Storm expertly leads us through the powerful pantheon of gods and goddesses of the East from Ancient Egypt, through Central Asia, to the dragon festivals of eastern lands. Pictorial features focus on recurring mythological themes, including heroes, oracles and prophecies. This comprehensive guide to the myths and legends of two great continents is timeless in its universal appeal. 512 pages. With colour photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1843094320. ISBN/EAN: 9781843094326. Inventory No: 237112. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 22.41 AUD 11.21 AUD 
 
 
The History of Art, Architecture, Painting, Sculpture, Bernard S Myers, Trewin Coppleston
2 Bernard S Myers, Trewin Coppleston The History of Art, Architecture, Painting, Sculpture
Viscount Books 239007 Art 1985 0600358038 / 9780600358039 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition An authoritative history of painting, architecture and sculpture in one volume compiled by an international team of experts. The coverage includes ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome; Byzantium and the Western Barbarian Kingdoms: Medieval Christendom; Renaissance Europe: The Baroque in Western Europe, Russia and the Americans; The modern world to the 1980's. Containing over 1200 illustrations - 600 in color. top of page edges are marked in black smudges 927 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art; Art & Design; Architecture. ISBN: 0600358038. ISBN/EAN: 9780600358039. Inventory No: 239007. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 54.75 AUD 27.38 AUD 
 
 
The Living Wisdom of Ancient Egypt, Christian Jacq
3 Christian Jacq The Living Wisdom of Ancient Egypt
Pocket Books 235956 Great Britain 1999 0671022199 / 9780671022198 Softcover Good Condition By the author of the popular "Ramses" series of novels, this book aims to bring a message of peace and harmony from an ancient fund of wisdom held by the sages of Ancient Egypt. 176 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::Egypt; History; History. ISBN: 0671022199. ISBN/EAN: 9780671022198. Inventory No: 235956. Paperback 
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Price: 14.95 AUD 7.48 AUD 
 
 
The Pyramids of Egypt, I. E. S. Edwards
4 I. E. S. Edwards The Pyramids of Egypt
Pelican / Penguin Books 231126 1961 Revised Edition Softcover Good Condition J. C. Rose Pelican Books A168. Many line-drawings, half tone illustrations and plates. Dr Edwards draws both on his research and on the work of many archaeologists who have dug in Egypt. Surveying 1000 years of pyramid-building, he charts the rise and decline of the pyramids as funerary monuments, from the mastabas of the first and second dynasties and the step pyramids to the archaic and backward-looking efforts of the Middle Kingdom, and discusses the famous group at Giza. His final chapter, dealing with their construction and purpose, puts the pyramids into the perspective of ancient Egyptian society. 320 pages. Pages browned. Illustrator: J. C. Rose. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::Egypt; History; History. Inventory No: 231126. Paperback 
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Price: 14.95 AUD 7.48 AUD 
 
 
Chronicle of the Queens of Egypt: From Early Dynastic Times to the Death of Cleopatra, Joyce Tyldesley
5 Joyce Tyldesley Chronicle of the Queens of Egypt: From Early Dynastic Times to the Death of Cleopatra
Thames & Hudson 235998 Great Britain 2006 0500051453 / 9780500051450 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good This new volume in the bestselling Chronicle series is the first book to recount the full history of queenship in ancient Egypt, revealing the essential role played by women in the royal household. A highly readable and authoritative account, it is ideal for home, university or school reference. With 273 illustrations, 173 in colour 224 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::Egypt; History; ISBN: 0500051453. ISBN/EAN: 9780500051450. Inventory No: 235998. Hardcover 
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Price: 22.91 AUD 11.46 AUD 
 
 
Freeing Peter, Juris, Peter, Michael, Lois & Andrew Greste
6 Juris, Peter, Michael, Lois & Andrew Greste Freeing Peter
Viking 238493 Australia 2016 0670079316 / 9780670079315 Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket When Peter Greste was arrested in Egypt, his family were shocked but not panicked. Peter had been a foreign correspondent for two decades in numerous dangerous countries, and been detained before. He was only in Egypt on temporary assignment - how much trouble could he be in? A lot, it quickly became clear. Peter was put into solitary confinement, then charged with threatening national security. No evidence was ever produced, but after a sham trial he was given a seven-year sentence. Peter's family, meanwhile, were working to free him. Rather than wait on official channels, the Grestes were soon running an international media campaign, and for the 400 days Peter spent in prison his plight was seldom out of the headlines. The process was by no means plain sailing, nor was there always agreement, but the Grestes were galvanised rather than paralysed by the crisis. Here each writes frankly and movingly about how they pulled together as a family, and the times they didn't. About the daily uncertainty, the paucity of information, the strain of decision-making, the emotional visits to the prison, the incomprehensible Egyptian legal system, and the overwhelming support from every level of Australian society. Peter superbly depicts the effects of incarceration on his state of mind, and his battle not to construct a mental prison within the physical one. Freeing Peter is an inspirational story about fortitude, resilience, and a highly functional family whose unity proved to be the saving of them. 'This is a powerful book for myriad reasons and a timely reminder of how precious the freedom of speech, a strong press and the love of family truly are.' Weekend Gold Coast Bulletin 276 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780670079315. Inventory No: 238493. Paperback 
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Price: 17.94 AUD 8.97 AUD 
 
 
Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend, Laura Foreman
7 Laura Foreman Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend
Discovery Books 228054 USA 1999 First Edition 0297825542 / 9780297825548 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine Coloured photos. In search of a legend. In 30 BC, against the backdrop of Alexandria, Egypt, one of the most majestic of all ancient cities, a great queen proudly and defiantly took her life. More than two thousand years later, the world remains fascinated and haunted by this most intriguing woman, Cleopatra VII, yet practically everything we know about her is based on ancient text fragments, literature and myth. Was she the temptress of legend? A ruthless, ambitious conqueror? Or was she a strong, brilliant, visionary ruler, a passionate and loyal woman, and a fiercely devoted mother? Coloured photos. A beautiful gift quality book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; Countries::Egypt. ISBN: 0297825542. ISBN/EAN: 9780297825548. Inventory No: 228054. Hardcover 
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Price: 29.88 AUD 14.94 AUD 
 
 
Secret Chamber: The Quest for the Hall of records, Robert Bauval
8 Robert Bauval Secret Chamber: The Quest for the Hall of records
Arrow 235997 Great Britain 2000 Revised and Updated 0099405288 / 9780099405283 Softcover Good Condition Bauval asks the questions, is there a secret chamber in the Great Pyramid?, how is the star of David linked to the new world order of the Freemasons? and is the Second Coming of Christ linked to the opening of the fabled Hall of Records? 572 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; Countries::Egypt. ISBN: 0099405288. ISBN/EAN: 9780099405283. Inventory No: 235997. Paperback 
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Price: 16.94 AUD 8.47 AUD 
 
 
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs: A Souvenir Book, Zahi Hawass
9 Zahi Hawass Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs: A Souvenir Book
National Geographic 233286 Washington 2005 079225287X / 9780792252870 Softcover Very Good Condition Kenneth Garrett [Photographs] Melbourne Museum exhibition 63 pages. Illustrator: Kenneth Garrett [Photographs]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Countries::Egypt; United States; History; History::Ancient History. ISBN: 079225287X. ISBN/EAN: 9780792252870. Inventory No: 233286. Paperback 
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Price: 14.95 AUD 7.48 AUD 
 


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