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Product Description: The sagas of the ancient Narts are to the Caucasus what Greek mythology is to Western civilization. This book presents, for the first time in the West, a wide selection of these fascinating myths preserved among four related peoples whose ancient cultures today survive by a thread...read more
By Adrienne Mayor (introduced by)

Paperback:

9780691169149 | Princeton Univ Pr, June 28, 2016, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The sagas of the ancient Narts are to the Caucasus what Greek mythology is to Western civilization.

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Product Description: Amazons--fierce warrior women dwelling on the fringes of the known world--were the mythic archenemies of the ancient Greeks. Heracles and Achilles displayed their valor in duels with Amazon queens, and the Athenians reveled in their victory over a powerful Amazon army...read more

Hardcover:

9780691147208 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 22, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Amazons--fierce warrior women dwelling on the fringes of the known world--were the mythic archenemies of the ancient Greeks.

Paperback:

9780691170275 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, February 9, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Amazons--fierce warrior women dwelling on the fringes of the known world--were the mythic archenemies of the ancient Greeks.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781622315291, titled "The Amazons: Lives & Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World" | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, September 16, 2014), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Amazons-fierce warrior women dwelling on the fringes of the known world-were the mythic archenemies of the ancient Greeks.

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Product Description: Could Griffins have been real? When Adrienne Mayor carefully read the ancient Greek and Roman descriptions, this mythic hybrid of a lion and an eagle sounded like something people had actually seen. What could explain that evidence? After a decade of hunting through myths, poring over old maps, and tracing the discoveries of modern dinosaur hunters, she found the answer: awesome dinosaur fossils observed by ancient gold-hunters in the Gobi desert...read more
By Adrienne Mayor (contributor)

Hardcover:

9781426311086 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, April 8, 2014, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Could Griffins have been real?

Library:

9781426311093 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, April 8, 2014, cover price $27.90 | About this edition: Could Griffins have been real?

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Product Description: National Geographic Everything Mythology is jam packed with fascinating facts and awe-inspiring imagery that brings your favorite fierce mythological heroes to life, introducing kids to gods of ancient worlds, including Greek, Norse, Chinese, America Indian, African cultures, and more...read more
By Blake Hoena, Adrienne Mayor (contributor), Gonzalo Ordonez (illustrator) and Margaret Salter (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781426314988, titled "Everything Mythology: Begin Your Quest for Facts, Photos, and Fun Fit for Gods and Goddesses" | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, March 11, 2014, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: National Geographic Everything Mythology is jam packed with fascinating facts and awe-inspiring imagery that brings your favorite fierce mythological heroes to life, introducing kids to gods of ancient worlds, including Greek, Norse, Chinese, American Indian, African cultures, and more.

Library:

9781426314995, titled "Everything Mythology: Begin Your Quest for Facts, Photos, and Fun Fit for Gods and Goddesses" | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, March 11, 2014, cover price $21.90 | About this edition: National Geographic Everything Mythology is jam packed with fascinating facts and awe-inspiring imagery that brings your favorite fierce mythological heroes to life, introducing kids to gods of ancient worlds, including Greek, Norse, Chinese, America Indian, African cultures, and more.

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Product Description: Machiavelli praised his military genius. European royalty sought out his secret elixir against poison. His life inspired Mozart's first opera, while for centuries poets and playwrights recited bloody, romantic tales of his victories, defeats, intrigues, concubines, and mysterious death...read more

Hardcover:

9780691126838 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 28, 2009, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Machiavelli praised his military genius.

Paperback:

9780691150260 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 7, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Machiavelli praised his military genius.

Miscellaneous:

9781400833429 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 21, 2009, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Griffins, Cyclopes, Monsters, and Giants--these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern imagination through the vivid accounts that have come down to us from the ancient Greeks and Romans. But what if these beings were more than merely fictions? What if monstrous creatures once roamed the earth in the very places where their legends first arose? This is the arresting and original thesis that Adrienne Mayor explores in The First Fossil Hunters...read more

Paperback:

9780691150130 | Reissue edition (Princeton Univ Pr, March 7, 2011), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Griffins, Cyclopes, Monsters, and Giants--these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern imagination through the vivid accounts that have come down to us from the ancient Greeks and Romans.

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Product Description: "A comprehensive look at WMD's antecedents, from flamethrowers of the Peloponnesian War to plague-bearing booby traps.... Rich and entertaining." -Newsweek Featuring a new introduction by the author. Flamethrowers, poison gases, incendiary bombs, the large-scale spreading of disease...read more

Hardcover:

9781422353820, titled "Greek Fire, Poison Arrows And Scorpion Bombs: Biological and Chemical Warfare in the Ancient World" | Diane Pub Co, July 31, 2007, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Traces the origins of biological and chemical warfare, discussing the use of poison arrows, germ infected traps, and dangerous animals and insects in ancient and medieval times while considering the moral ramifications.
9780715632574 | Duckbacks, April 1, 2004, cover price $20.01 | About this edition: Traces the origins of biological and chemical warfare, discussing the use of poison arrows, germ infected traps, and dangerous animals and insects in ancient and medieval times while considering the moral ramifications.
9781585673483, titled "Greek Fire, Poison Arrows and Scorpion Bombs: Biological and Chemical Warfare in the Ancient World" | 1 edition (Overlook Pr, September 1, 2003), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Traces the origins of biological and chemical warfare, discussing the use of poison arrows, germ infected traps, and dangerous animals and insects in ancient and medieval times while considering the moral ramifications.

Paperback:

9781590201770, titled "Greek Fire, Poison Arrows and Scorpion Bombs: Biological and Chemical Warfare in the Ancient World" | Overlook Pr, December 30, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: "A comprehensive look at WMD's antecedents, from flamethrowers of the Peloponnesian War to plague-bearing booby traps.
9781585676088, titled "Greek Fire, Poison Arrows & Scorpion Bombs: Biological and Chemical Warfare in the Ancient World" | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, October 31, 2004), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Traces the origins of biological and chemical warfare, discussing the use of poison arrows, germ-infected traps, combustibles, and dangerous animals and insects in ancient times while considering the moral ramifications of such applications.

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Product Description: The burnt-red badlands of Montana's Hell Creek are a vast graveyard of the Cretaceous dinosaurs that lived 68 million years ago. Those hills were, much later, also home to the Sioux, the Crows, and the Blackfeet, the first people to encounter the dinosaur fossils exposed by the elements...read more

Hardcover:

9780691113456 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 1, 2005, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In a study of how humans made sense of fossils before evolutionary theory developed, the author of The First Fossil Hunters explores Aztec and Inca fossil tales, as well as Iroquois, Navajo, Apache, Cheyenne, and Pawnee traditions concerning these extinct creatures.

Paperback:

9780691130491 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 26, 2007, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The burnt-red badlands of Montana's Hell Creek are a vast graveyard of the Cretaceous dinosaurs that lived 68 million years ago.

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Product Description: Griffins, Centaurs, Cyclopes, and Giants--these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern imagination through the vivid accounts that have come down to us from the ancient Greeks and Romans. But what if these beings were more than merely fictions? What if monstrous creatures once roamed the earth in the very places where their legends first arose? This is the arresting and original thesis that Adrienne Mayor explores in The First Fossil Hunters...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780691058634 | Princeton Univ Dept of Art &, April 4, 2000, cover price $69.00 | About this edition: Griffins, Centaurs, Cyclopes, and Giants--these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern imagination through the vivid accounts that have come down to us from the ancient Greeks and Romans.

Paperback:

9780691089775 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 6, 2001, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Griffins, Centaurs, Cyclopes, and Giants--these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern imagination through the vivid accounts that have come down to us from the ancient Greeks and Romans.

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