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              Books by Adrienne Mayor

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              Fossil Legends of the First Americans

              Fossil Legends of the First Americans (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Mayor, Adrienne

              • RRP: $94.99
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              Beginning in the East, with its Ice Age monsters, and ending in the West, where dinosaurs lived and died, this richly illustrated and elegantly written book examines the discoveries of enormous bones in North America and uses of fossils for medicine, hunting magic, and spells.

              ISBN 9780691113456
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781400849314
              Released NZ 15 May 2005
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age General Audience
              Language (English)
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              The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy
               

              The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Mayor, Adrienne

              • RRP: $40.99
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              • Internationally sourced

              Claiming Alexander the Great and Darius of Persia as ancestors, Mithradates, the ruthless king and visionary rebel who challenged the power of Rome in the first century BC, inherited a wealthy Black Sea kingdom at age fourteen after his mother poisoned his father. This title tell...s the story of Mithradates.
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              ISBN 9780691150260
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2011
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Language (English)
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              Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology

              Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Mayor, Adrienne

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              Traces the story of how ancient cultures envisioned artificial life, automata, self-moving devices and human enhancements, sharing insights into how the mythologies of the past related to and shaped ancient machine innovations.

              ISBN 9780691202266
              Released NZ 15 May 2020
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Fossil Legends of the First Americans
                

              Fossil Legends of the First Americans (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Mayor, Adrienne

              • RRP: $109.99
              • $74.78
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              • Internationally sourced

              Beginning in the East, with its Ice Age monsters, and ending in the West, where dinosaurs lived and died, this book examines the discoveries of enormous bones and uses of fossils for medicine, hunting magic, and spells. It represents a major step forward in our understanding of h...ow humans made sense of fossils before evolutionary theory developed.
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              ISBN 9780691130491
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2007
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
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              The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World
               

              The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Mayor, Adrienne

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              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. In histori...cal times, Cyrus of Persia, Alexander the Great, and the Roman general
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              ISBN 9780691170275
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2016
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Language (English)
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              The Griffin and the Dinosaur: How Adrienne Mayor Discovered a Fascinating Link Between Myth and Science
               

              The Griffin and the Dinosaur: How Adrienne Mayor Discovered a Fascinating Link Between Myth and Science (Hardback)

              By Aronson, Marc; With Mayor, Adrienne; Geographic Kids, National

              • RRP: $48.99
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              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?

              ISBN 9781426311086
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2014
              Publisher National Geographic Kids
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Science & Nature
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              The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World
               

              The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World (Hardback)

              By Mayor, Adrienne

              • RRP: $63.50
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              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. In histori...cal times, Cyrus of Persia, Alexander the Great, and the Roman general
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              ISBN 9780691147208
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2014
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Language (English)
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              The First Fossil Hunters: Dinosaurs, Mammoths, and Myth in Greek and Roman Times
               

              The First Fossil Hunters: Dinosaurs, Mammoths, and Myth in Greek and Roman Times (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised edition)

              By Mayor, Adrienne

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              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. This book shows, the Greeks and Romans were well aware th...at a different breed of creatures once inhabited their lands.
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              ISBN 9780691150130
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2011
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age General Audience
              Language (English)
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              Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology

              Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology (Hardback)

              By Mayor, Adrienne

              • RRP: $84.99
              • $76.49
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              Traces the story of how ancient cultures envisioned artificial life, automata, self-moving devices and human enhancements, sharing insights into how the mythologies of the past related to and shaped ancient machine innovations.

              ISBN 9780691183510
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2018
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Language (English)
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              Nart Sagas: Ancient Myths and Legends of the Circassians and Abkhazians
               

              Nart Sagas: Ancient Myths and Legends of the Circassians and Abkhazians (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Notes by Colarusso, John; Introduction by Mayor, Adrienne

              • RRP: $48.99
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              The description for this book, Nart Sagas: Myths and Legends from the Ancient Caucasus, will be forthcoming.

              ISBN 9780691169149
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2016
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Language (English)
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