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In Search of Lost BooksIn Search of Lost Books
Giorgio Van Straten
The gripping and elegiac stories of eight lost books, and the mysterious circumstances behind their disappearances.They exist as a rumour or a fading memory. They vanished from history leaving scarcely a trace, lost to fire, censorship, theft, war or deliberate destruction, yet those who seek them are convinced they will find them. This is the stor ...
Number of pages: 144 | Publication Date: 2018-10-16 | ISBN-13: 9781782273745

The Map of KnowledgeThe Map of Knowledge
Violet Moller
'An epic treasure hunt into the highways and byways of stored knowledge across faiths and continents.' John Agard, poet and playwrightIn The Map of Knowledge Violet Moller traces the journey taken by the ideas of three of the greatest scientists of antiquity – Euclid, Galen and Ptolemy – through seven cities and over a thousand years. In it, we ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2019-02-21 | ISBN-13: 9781509829606

Capital ViewsCapital Views
James M. Goode
Metropolitan areas change over the time. These changes come together and create a city's character and personality. Renowned Washington, DC, historian James Goode has assembled an incredible collection of images that look back at a Washington before it developed into the international metropolitan city it is today. The impactful historic photograph ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2012-10-30 | ISBN-13: 9781588343314

Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection, Vol. 1Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection, Vol. 1
by Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge, E. A. Wallis Budge
Osiris the king, was slain by his brother Set, dismembered, scattered, then gathered up and reconstituted by his wife Isis and finally placed in the underworld as lord and judge of the dead. He was worshipped in Egypt from archaic, pre-dynastic times right through the 4000-year span of classical Egyptian civilization up until the Christian era, an ...
Number of pages: 464 | Publication Date: 2011-11-02 | ISBN-13: 9780486227801

Flow Down Like Silver (Hypatia of Alexandria)Flow Down Like Silver (Hypatia of Alexandria)
Ki Longfellow
From the dawn of history, countless women have marked their times in extraordinary ways. Women have been warriors, Pharaohs, popes, queens and kings, philosophers, poets, mathematicians, composers, painters, writers, revolutionaries and "witches." But there was only one HYPATIA. Brilliant, beautiful, accomplished and free, Hypatia of Alexandria was ...
Number of pages: 310 | Publication Date: 2009-09-09 | ISBN-13: 9780975925591

Guardian Cats and the Lost Books of AlexandriaGuardian Cats and the Lost Books of Alexandria
Rahma Krambo
***Book Discussion Guide available***  Cicero, the old library cat is more than he seems -- an elder Guardian charged with protecting an ancient book of power. Buried in a secret chamber, the book is a magnet for attracting the wrong kind of attention. Painfully aware his days are numbered, Cicero is troubled by the fact that he has found no succe ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2011-07-15 | ISBN-13: 9780983705413

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