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The Egyptian Book Of The Dead: Deluxe Slip-case Edition

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Deliver me from the Watchers who bear slaughtering knives, and who have cruel fingers . The Egyptian Book of the Dead?is an ancient collection of spells, prayers and incantations designed to guide the departed through the perils of the underworld, ultimately…
Venus And Aphrodite: A Biography Of Desire

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A cultural history of the goddess of love, from an award-winning historian Aphrodite was said to have been born from the sea, rising out of a froth of white foam. But long before the Ancient Greeks conceived of this voluptuous blonde, she existed as an early…
The History Of The Peloponnesian War: Revised Edition

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Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling the author's ambitious claim that the work "was done to last forever." The conflicts…
The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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Eighty of the world's greatest myths and characters, from the gods of Greek mythology to the Norse heroes, retold and explained with engaging text and bold graphics. From early creation stories to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the…
Letters from a Stoic: The Ancient Classic

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When Women Ruled The World: Six Queens Of Egypt

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This riveting paperback explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra, and shines a piercing light on perceptions of powerful women today. Female rulers are a rare phenomenon--but thousands of years ago in ancient Egypt, women…
Letters From A Stoic
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|April 28, 2015

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A new series of beautiful hardcover nonfiction classics, with covers designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith World-changing ideas meet eye-catching design: the best titles of the extraordinarily successful Great Ideas series are now packaged in Coralie…
The Rise And Fall Of Ancient Egypt
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|January 8, 2013

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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…
The Egyptian Book Of The Dead
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|November 25, 2008

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A unique collection of funerary texts from a wide variety of sources, dating from the 15th to the 4th century BC Consisting of spells, prayers and incantations, each section contains the words of power to overcome obstacles in the afterlife. The papyruses were…
Plutarch's Lives, Volume 1: The Dryden Translation

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Plutarch's Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., is a brilliant social history of the ancient world by one of the greatest biographers and moralists of all time. In what is by far his most famous and influential work, Plutarch reveals the…
The Emerald Tablet of Hermes

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Meditation The Ancient Egyptian Path To Enlightenment
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|January 1, 2006

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MEDITATION The Ancient Egyptian Path to Enlightenment Many people do not know about the rich history of meditation practice in Ancient Egypt. This volume outlines the theory of meditation and presents the Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic text which give instruction…
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