BARILLI, R: Rhetoric (Theory and History of Literature 63)

Rhetoric (Theory and History of Literature 63), book coverBarilli, Renato. Rhetoric (Theory and History of Literature 63). University of Minnesota Press, 1989. ISBN: 0816617295. Unmarked. Good. Paperback. (#26194) $12.00

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A comprehensive examination. Covers the Greeks, the Romans, the Middle Ages, Humanism and the Renaissance, Early Modernity, Modernity, and the Contemporary Revival of Rhetoric. Suggest readings, Notes. Bibliography. Index. 164p.

ARTISTOTLE: Introduction to Aristotle. A Modern Library Book

 Introduction to Aristotle. A Modern Library Book, book coverAristotle; McKeon, Richard (editor). Introduction to Aristotle. A Modern Library Book, 1947 (copyright). Unmarked inside. Edited with a general introduction to the particular works by Richard McKeon. No dust jacket. Good. Hardcover. (#26153) $12.00

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The essence of Aristotle’s philosophy in a volume of over 650 pages, including Organon, Physics, Ethics, On the Soul, Metaphysics, Politics and Poetics. Modern Library edition.

LOWIE MUSEUM: Journey To The West: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt

Lowie Museum. Journey To The West: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt. Regents of the University of California, 1979. Unmarked. Printed on heavy card stock. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26142) $20.00

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Catalog of the exhibition at the Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology June 22, 1979-March 3, 1980. Illustrated. Topics include George Reisner and the Egyptian Collections at the Lowie Museum, the Gods of Egypt, Mummification, private statuary and more. Suggestions for further reading. Map. 22p.

THOMPSON, DB: Garden Lore of Ancient Athens

Garden Lore of Ancient Athens, book coverThompson, Dorothy Burr; Griswold, Ralph E. Garden Lore of Ancient Athens. American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 196. Unmarked. Tanned edges. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26117) $14.00

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Section of color plates, 50 black and white illustrations throughout.

The ancient Greeks’ awareness of landscape is also apparent in their choice of sites for temples and theaters, their love of trees in the care expended on temple groves, and their delight in flowers in the innumerable stories of mythological lore.

They also use floral motives to give color and ornamental detail to architecture or as decorative designs in vase painting.

A selection of such ornaments appears on these pages.

WORMINGTON, HM: Prehistoric Indians of the Southwest No. 7 (Eleventh Printing)

Prehistoric Indians of the Southwest No. 7 (Eleventh Printing), book coverWormington, H.M. Prehistoric Indians of the Southwest No. 7 (Eleventh Printing). The Denver Museum of Natural History, 1973. Unmarked Text. Good. Paperback. (#26087) $12.00

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Eleventh printing, 58 illustrations. Topics include the most ancient cultures, the Anasazi culture, the Hohokam culture, the Mogollon culture, the Sinagua people and the Patayan culture. 191p. Index. Glossary. Bibliography. Appendix by Erik K. Reed on Outstanding exhibit-sites, Modern Pueblos, Local Museums.

LOFFREDA, S: Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1)

Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1), book coverLoffreda, Stanislao. Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1). Jerusalem: Franciscan Printing Press, 2001. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26046) $12.00

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Beautifully illustrated with plans, photographs and objects. Bibliography.

Capernaum was a fishing village in the time of the Hasmoneans. Located on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. It had a population of about 1,500. Archaeological excavations have revealed two ancient synagogues built one over the other. A church near Capernaum is said to be the home of Saint Peter. 86p.

Second edition, reprinted 2001. Original edition dated 1993.

GRANT, M: Art in the Roman Empire

Grant, Michael. Art in the Roman Empire. Routledge, 1995. ISBN: 0415120314. Unmarked. Dust jacket under clear protective cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26037) $16.00

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Examines significant examples of painting, portraits, architecture, mosaic, jewelry and silverware, to give a unique insight into the functions and manifestations of art in the Roman Empire. 37 illustrations. 5 maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 146p.