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  • Berenice II and the Golden Age of Ptolemaic Egyptby Dee L. Clayman

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 26.99

    A mother of six, immensely wealthy and ambitious, Berenice II, daughter of King Magas of Cyrene and wife of Ptolemy III Euergetes, came to embody all the key religious, political, and artist ideals of Ptolemaic Alexandria. Through she arrived there nearly friendless, with the taint of murder around her, she became one of the most accomplished and powerful... more...

  • ATHLETIC & PHIL IN THE ANCIENT WRLDby Heather L. Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This book examines the relationship between ancient philosophy and sport as they addressed emerging social questions such as virtue, aristocracy, democracy, justice, and peace. It was published as a special issue of the Ethics and Sport . more...

  • The Lost Wayby Stephen J. Patterson

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    In this rigorously researched and thoughtful study, a leading Jesus Seminar scholar reveals the dramatic story behind the modern discovery of the earliest gospels, accounts that do not portray Jesus exclusively as a martyr but recover a lost ancient Christian tradition centered on Jesus as a teacher of wisdom. The church has long advocated the Pauline... more...

  • The Lost Wayby Stephen J. Patterson

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 21.99

    In this rigorously researched and thoughtful study, a leading Jesus Seminar scholar reveals the dramatic story behind the modern discovery of the earliest gospels, accounts that do not portray Jesus exclusively as a martyr but recover a lost ancient Christian tradition centered on Jesus as a teacher of wisdom. The church has long advocated the Pauline... more...

  • Lost Tombsby Manniche

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 450.00

    First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Afterglow of Empireby Aidan Dodson

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 23.99

    During the half-millennium from the eleventh through the sixth centuries BC, the power and the glory of the imperial pharaohs of the New Kingdom crumbled in the face of internal crises and external pressures, ultimately reversed by invaders from Nubia and consolidated by natives of the Nile Delta following a series of Assyrian invasions. Much of this... more...

  • Djekhy & Sonby Koenraad Donker van Heel

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 10.99

    Djekhy & Son, two businessmen living 2,500 years ago in the densely populated neighborhoods built around the great temple of Amun at Karnak, worked as funerary service providers in the necropolis on the western bank of the Nile. They were also successful agricultural entrepreneurs, cultivating flax and grain. In 1885, the German Egyptologist August... more...

  • Monarchs of the Nileby Aidan Dodson

    I.B.Tauris 2000; US$ 7.99

    This book presents a concise account of the lives and times of some of the more significant occupants of the Egyptian throne, from the unification of the country around 3000 bc down to the extinction of native rule just under three millennia later. Some, such as Tuthmosis III, had a major impact on their time, and were remembered by their own people... more...

  • Amarna Sunsetby Aidan Dodson

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 19.99

    This new study, drawing on the latest research, tells the story of the decline and fall of the pharaoh Akhenaten?s religious revolution in the fourteenth century bc. Beginning at the regime?s high-point in his Year 12, it traces the subsequent collapse that saw the deaths of many of the king?s loved ones, his attempts to guarantee the revolution through... more...

  • Delta Reports, Volume Iby Donald B. Redford

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 40.00

    Delta Reports is a new series that will make available the substantial amount of archaeological work that has been undertaken in the Delta region of Egypt over recent decades. Volume I contains work done in and around the temple of Ba-neb-djed in the North-west temenos at Tel er-Rub'a (Mendes), material that was previously published in the ATP... more...