A thrilling history of the West’s scramble for the riches of ancient Egypt by the foremost Egyptologist of our time.
From the decipherment of hieroglyphics in 1822 to the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon a hundred years later, the uncovering of Egypt’s ancient past took place in an atmosphere of grand adventure and international rivalry.
The Roman army was the greatest fighting machine in the ancient world. More than that, it was the single largest organization in Western antiquity, taking in members from all classes, from senators to freed slaves.
This definitive biography of one of history's most influential father-son duos tells the story of two rulers who gripped the world -- and their rise and fall from power.$22.95ISBN: 9781578637225Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Business DaysPublished: Weiser Books - November 1st, 2020
A guide to plant spirit ritual and witchcraft, with practical instruction on the use of botanicals especially associated with the beloved goddess Hekate and her daughters Circe and Medea.
Bringing pharmakeia (the practice of plant spirit witchcraft) into contemporary times, Entering Hekate’s Garden merges historical knowledge with modern techniques.$30.00ISBN: 9780762470013Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 6th, 2020
An encyclopedic A-to-Z guide, this beautifully illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich, fascinating definitions of 700 major and minor characters, creatures, and places of classical mythology.$30.00ISBN: 9781541617605Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Basic Books - November 10th, 2020From Paleolithic flax to 3D knitting, explore the global history of textiles and the world they weave together in this enthralling and educational guide.$40.00ISBN: 9780226591452Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: University of Chicago Press - November 4th, 2020
One of the most visited places in the world, Rome attracts millions of tourists each year to walk its storied streets and see famous sites like the Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica, and the Trevi Fountain. Yet this ancient city’s allure is due as much to its rich, unbroken history as to its extraordinary array of landmarks. Countless incarnations and eras merge in the Roman cityscape.$29.99ISBN: 9781250207142Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: St. Martin's Press - September 29th, 2020
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A groundbreaking dive into the role psychedelics have played in the origins of Western civilization, and the real-life quest for the Holy Grail that could shake the Church to its foundations.$29.95ISBN: 9781782749837Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Amber Books - September 1st, 2020
Explore some of the world's most beautiful churches in more than 200 color photographs--including chapels, basilicas, and cathedrals dating from the Middle Ages to today.$19.99ISBN: 9781250756954Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: St. Martin's Griffin - September 29th, 2020
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Was an advanced civilization lost to history in the global cataclysm that ended the last Ice Age? Graham Hancock, the internationally bestselling author, has made it his life's work to find out--and in America Before, he draws on the latest archaeological and DNA evidence to bring his quest to a stunning conclusion.$30.00ISBN: 9781468316063Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Abrams Press - September 22nd, 2020
The riveting, deﬁnitive account of the ancient Greek city of Thebes, by the acclaimed author of The Spartans
Among the extensive writing available about the history of ancient Greece, there is precious little about the city-state of Thebes.$12.00ISBN: 9780226682969Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: University of Chicago Press - October 6th, 2020
To counter the daily anxieties, stress, and emotional swings caused by the barrage of stimuli that plagues modern life, many people have been finding unexpected solace in a philosophy from a very different and distant time: Stoicism.