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Title: STEPHEN BIESTY'S ANCIENT WORLD
ROME, EGYPT AND GREECE IN SPECTACULAR CROSS-SECTION
By: Stephen Biesty
Format: Paperback

List price: £9.99


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ISBN 10: 0199109656
ISBN 13: 9780199109654
Stock: Currently 100 available
Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pub. date: 1 April, 2010
Pages: 96
Description: Stephen Biesty's astonishingly detailed cross-sections reveal the splendours of Ancient Rome, Greece and Egypt. Uncover the glories of art, architecture and the minutiae of every day life. The illustrations are beautifully constructed and teeming with enough detail to keep readers pouring over the pages for hours.
Synopsis: The Ancient World is the perfect subject for Stephen Biesty's illustrations - beautifully constructed, technologically advanced, and teeming with life. There are cross-sections, cut-aways and explosions, authoritative annotations, lists and explanations. Covers: *Rome - including the Colosseum, the Forum, the Baths and chariot racing at the Circus Maximus *Egypt - including the Valley of the Kings, the pyramids and Sphinx of Giza and preparation of a mummy and Egyptian funeral *Greece - including Athenian warships at the sacred island of Delos, the rich silver mines of Laurion, the Acropolis and the sacred oracle at Delphi This book is destined to bring the ancient world to life for a wide range of readers.
Key Stage: UK School Key Stage 2
Illustrations: in full colour
Publication: UK
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Returns: Returnable
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