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Holmes, Mary Tavener.

Summary: Relates the story, told by a monk named Notker the Stammerer, of how the Emperor Charlemagne sent an ambassador to Baghdad, the center of the Muslim world, to learn about the great ruler in the East, Haroun al Rashid. Includes notes on the factual basis of the story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Children 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOL

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Summary: From the late stages of the Agricultural Revolution to the doorstep of the Scientific Revolution, this course covers western history from roughly 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600, when the "foundations" of the modern West come into view. Beginning in the ancient Near East, moving to Greece and Rome, the course explores the shape and impact of large ancient empires, including those of Persia and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2002

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 FOU
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 3

Sypeck, Jeff.

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Summary: In the year 800, Pope Leo III placed the crown of imperial Rome on a Germanic king named Karl. Thus, the man later hailed as Charlemagne claimed his empire and forever shaped the destiny of Europe. Transporting readers far beyond Europe to the glittering palaces of Constantinople and the streets of medieval Baghdad, this far-ranging book shows how the Frankish king and his wise counselors built...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHARLEMAGNE Syp

Matthews, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firebird Books 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.14 Matth

Bulfinch, Thomas

Contents: The age of fable.--The age of chivalry.--Legends of Charlemagne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avenel Books : distributed by Crown Publishers 1978

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 291.13 Bulfinch

Bulfinch, Thomas

Summary: Collects all three volumes of Thomas Bulfinch's interpretations of myths and legends, which were originally published separately in the 1850s and 1860s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 292.13 BUL

Bulfinch, Thomas

Summary: A beautiful gift edition of Thomas Bulfinch's classic retelling of famous myths and folk legends, with interpretive essays by Princeton classics professor Richard P. Martin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 291.13 BUL

Bulfinch, Thomas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan USA 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 398.209 Bulfinch

Livingston, Michael

Summary: "Julius Caesar is dead, assassinated on the senate floor, and the glory that is Rome has been torn in two. Octavian, Caesar's ambitious great-nephew and adopted son, vies with Marc Antony and Cleopatra for control of Caesar's legacy. As civil war rages from Rome to Alexandria, and vast armies and navies battle for supremacy, a secret conflict may shape the course of history. Juba, Numidian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIV

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "Jack and Annie are about to meet the fiercest warriors of all--the soldiers of the ancient Roman legion! When the magic tree house whisks them back to a ROman army camp, they learn their mission: Be like warriors. That is easier said than done--Roman soldiers are the best fighters in the world! When Jack and Annie find themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time, they're in big trouble....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE OSB

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR RED MTH 31

Baker, G. P. (George Philip)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cooper Square Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAE

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "Jack and Annie are about to meet the fiercest warriors of all -- the soldiers of the ancient Roman legion! When the magic tree house whisks them back to a Roman army camp, they learn their mission: Be like warriors. That is easier said than done -- Roman soldiers are the best fighters in the world! When Jack and Annie find themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time, they're in big...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Wallace, Lew

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Elm Hill 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Cornwell, Bernard

Summary: A fragile peace reigns in Wessex, Mercia and East Anglia. King Alfred's son Edward and formidable daughter, Aethelflaed, rule the kingdoms. But all around the restless Northmen, eyeing the rich lands and wealthy churches, are mounting raids. Uhtred of Bebbanburg, the kingdoms' greatest warrior, controls northern Mercia from the strongly fortified city of Chester. But forces are gathering...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Cornwell 2016

Miller, Sarah Elizabeth

Summary: In alternating chapters, Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria, and Anastasia tell how their privileged lives as the daughters of the Tsar in early twentieth-century Russia are transformed by World War and revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MIL

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Moran, Michelle.

Summary: Transport to the colorful and dangerous court of imperial Rome and into the remarkable lives of two young captives--the children of Cleopatra, Egypt's most powerful and notorious ruler, and her lover Marc Antony. Taken in chains to Rome as ten-year-olds, twins Selene and Alexander cling to each other, and to the hope of one day returning to their rightful place on the throne of Egypt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC MOR

Graham, Jo

Summary: Set in Ancient Egypt, "Hand of Isis" is the story of Charmian, a handmaiden to Cleopatra and devotee of Isis, and her two sisters. It is a novel of lovers who transcend death, of gods who meddle in mortal affairs, and of women who guide empires.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Davis, Lindsey.

Summary: A tale inspired by the life of first-century Roman emperor Domitian unites reluctant Praetorian Guard Gaius Vinius and imperial court stylist Flavia Lucilla in the wake of a devastating fire and the emperor's descent into mental illness and brutality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martin's Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAV

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Davis 2012

Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Summary: Jonah, thirteen, and Katherine, eleven, travel through time to 1918 Russia just as Alexei, Anastasia, and the rest of Tsar Nicholas II's family is about to be executed. Author's note includes facts about the Romanov's and the mystery surrounding their deaths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HAD

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HAD

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Haddix 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HAD

Summary: Marcus Aurelius Antonius is philosopher-emperor of Rome who summons his empire's governors and princes to his German war headquarters for a Pax Romanus. He confides to his daughter, Lucilla, that his adopted son, Livius, will succeed him instead of his more unstable heir, Commodus. Overhearing this, Cleander, a blind prophet loyal to Commodus, presents Marcus with a poisoned apple. After the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2008

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FAL

Lawrence, Caroline.

Summary: When they hear of the mysterious and sudden death of the Emperor Titus, Flavia and her friends decide to investigate how he died.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orion Children's 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC LAW

Summary: Happy feet: Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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Meyer, Carolyn.

Summary: A novel in diary form in which the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II describes the privileged life her family led up until the time of World War I and the tragic events that befell them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MEY

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MEY