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Fabbri, Robert

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Summary: "The cause of Alexander the Great's sudden death is no longer in doubt - it was murder. But by whom? As his former followers struggle for power, the bonds of family, friendship and political loyalties are tested to the limit. As is the strength of the formidable empire that Alexander had wrought. Never before has the Western world seen such turmoil, such a threat to civilisation. As battles...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Books, an imprint of Corvus 2022

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Fabbri, Robert

Summary: Alexander the Great's sudden and unexpected death has left the largest, most formidable empire the world has ever seen leaderless. As the fight to take control descends into ruthless scheming and bloody battles, no one - man, woman or child - is safe. As wars on land and sea are lost and won, and promises are made only to be broken, long-buried secrets come to light in the quest for the true...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Books 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC FAB

Thomas, M. J.

Summary: Peter, nine, Mary, ten, and their dog, Hank, journey into biblical history to Babylon, where they meet Daniel and see Michael, the archangel, protect him in the lions' den.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WorthyKids 2019

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

Thomas, M. J.

Summary: "Peter, Mary, and Hank journey to the pyramid-studded desert of ancient Egypt. When the trio become friends with Pharaoh's daughter, they witness first-hand as Moses petitions Pharaoh for the Israelites' freedom. Plagues wreak havoc as the group races to decode the scroll, gets chased by a panther, and battles Pharaoh's cunning advisor, the Great Magician"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WorthyKids/ideals 2018

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

Patterson, James

Summary: The authors describe their investigation into the death of King Tut, recounting how they drew on forensic clues, historical information, and the writings of Howard Carter to conclude that Tut did not die of natural causes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hatchette Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 932 PAT

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 932 PAT

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Thomas, M. J.

Summary: Peter, nine, Mary, ten, and their dog, Hank, journey into biblical history to the time of the battle of Jericho, where they meet Israelite spies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WorthyKids/Ideals 2018

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

Summary: Why do the ancient Greeks occupy such a prominent place in conceptions of Western culture and identity? The Greeks are a source of much that we esteem: democracy, philosophy, tragedy, epic and lyric poetry, history-writing, ideals of athletic competition, aesthetic sensibilities, and more. Spanning roughly 1,000 years, the lectures cover the Late Bronze Age (1500 B.C.E.) to the time of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1998

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Hart, George

Summary: Presents a photo essay on ancient Egypt and the people who lived there, documented through the mummies, pottery, weapons, and other objects they left behind.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2021

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Herman, Eleanor

Summary: While Prince Alexander succumbs to the evil influence of Smoke Blood magic, his betrothed travels from afar to unite their kingdoms against the darkness threatening them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2017

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

Goldsworthy, Adrian Keith

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Summary: "Alexander the Great's conquests staggered the world. He led his army across thousands of miles, from northern Greece to modern Pakistan, overthrowing the greatest empires of his time and building a new one in their place. He led from the front and was often wounded. He claimed to be the son of a god, but he was actually the son of Philip II. In Philip and Alexander: Kings and Conquerors,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GOL

Thomas, M. J.

Summary: "The mysterious scroll transports the time-traveling trio back to Bethlehem where they quickly befriend a young David before he faces Goliath"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: WorthyKids/Ideals 2018

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

Summary: "Ying Zheng, the King of Qin, has one driving ambition: to unify China's seven kingdoms into one magnificent empire. Impressed by her lover's convictions, Lady Zhao helps Ying Zheng concoct an assassination plot that would justify the conquest of Qin's most powerful enemy"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN EMP

Waterfield, Robin

Summary: "Dividing the spoils" revives the memory of Alexander's Successors, whose fame has been dimmed only because they stand in his enormous shadow. In fact, Alexander left things in a mess at the time of his death, with no guaranteed succession, no administration in place suitable for such an enormous realm, and huge untamed areas both bordering and within his 'empire'. The Successors consolidated...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 938.07 WAT

Rivers, Francine

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Summary: Atretes, German warrior. Revered gladiator. He won his freedom through his fierceness ... but his life is changed forever when he learns his son is alive. Atretes vows to find his son and return to Germania. Only one thing stands in his way: Rizpah, the young widow who adopted his abandoned baby. But Atretes is undaunted. One woman should be no trouble at all. It doesn't take him long to find...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 1995

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Riv

Summary: In the late 19th century, as America's teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation. Ultimately, it was Boston, a city of so many firsts that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RAC

Summary: "For the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's arrival, a landmark collection of firsthand accounts charting the history of the English newcomers and their fateful encounters with the region's native peoples. For centuries the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower has been told and retold -- the landing at Plymouth Rock and the first Thanksgiving, and the decades that followed, as the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973 PLY

Wiesel, Élie

Summary: Savons-nous encore d'où nous venons et quel avenir proposer à nos enfants? Les textes ici réunis posent ces questions en s'appuyant sur la lecture de la Bible et de la littérature talmudique.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Éditions du Seuil 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.4 WIE

McGowen, Tom.

Summary: Alexander the Great maintains his role as one of history's greatest leaders. Explores the life of the Macedonian warrior king, from his first battle at age 16 to his innovations in the ways of war to his incredible victories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ALE

Everitt, Anthony

Summary: "What can we learn from the stunning rise and mysterious death of the ancient world's greatest conqueror? An acclaimed biographer reconstructs the life of Alexander the Great in this magisterial portrait. More than two millennia have passed, but Alexander the Great is still a household name. His life was an adventure story and took him to every corner of the ancient world. His memory and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALEXANDER THE GREAT EVE

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

Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Herman, Eleanor

Summary: After winning his first battle, Prince Alexander fights to become the ruler his kingdom demands--but the line between leader and tyrant blurs with each new threat. Meanwhile, Hephaestion, cast aside by Alexander for killing the wrong man, must conceal the devastating secret of a divine prophecy from Katerina even as the two of them are thrust together on a dangerous mission to Egypt. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2016

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

Summary: Examines moments that altered the course of history and shaped the modern world. Gives a comprehensive account of the famed leaders and brilliant military tactics that changed history. Visit locations around the world to examine what is known of these legendary encounters. Witness recreations of the crucial battles of Rome and beyond - from Cannae to Marathon to Thermopylae - and follow some of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DEC

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