86 Results
86 Results
Saladin : Nobel Prince of Islam —Stanley, Diane.
Book
2002
2 available of 3 items

The tale of an extraordinary man, remarkable for his generous and chivalrous ways, a warrior who longed for peace.

Charlemagne and the early Middle Ages —Greenblatt, Miriam.
Book
2003
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Provides an overview of the lives of Charlemagne and his subjects in the Frankish empire of the late eighth and early ninth centuries, and includes excerpts from poems, letters, laws, and diaries of the time.

Good Queen Bess : the story of Elizabeth I of England —Stanley, Diane.
Book
1990
2 available of 2 items

Follows the life of the strong-willed queen who ruled England in the time of Shakespeare and the defeat of the Spanish Armada.

The Holy Roman Empire and Charlemagne in world history —Sypeck, Jeff.
Book
2002
0 available of 1 items

A biography of the Frankish warrior and medieval Christian king who built a great empire in western Europe.

Peter the Great —Stanley, Diane.
Book
1986
1 available of 1 items

A biography of the tsar who began the transformation of Russia into a modern state in the late seventeenth-early eighteenth centuries.

The world of King Arthur and his court : people, places, legend, and lore —Crossley-Holland, Kevin.
Book
1999
1 available of 1 items

Surveys the known history of King Arthur, the legends and lore surrounding him, his treatment in literature, and the possible historical background of his associates and stories.

Queen Victoria —Shearman, Deirdre.
Book
1986
1 available of 2 items

A biography of the nineteenth-century queen who ruled Britain longer than any other monarch.

The Iliad —Cross, Gillian, author.
Book
2015
1 available of 2 items

"Gillian Cross's fine retelling of Homer's epic story captures all the heroism and savagery of war and shows why the 'Iliad' has been called the first tragedy and the greatest literary achievement of Greek civilization"-...

Mary, Queen of Scots —Stepanek, Sally.
Book
1987
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Presents the eventful life of the Scottish queen, proclaimed so at the age of one week, who married three times and was beheaded for plotting against her cousin Queen Elizabeth I of England.

Genghis Khan —Humphrey, Judy.
Book
1987
2 available of 2 items

Traces the life of the chief of a small Mongol tribe who established a vast empire from Peking to the Black Sea in the twelfth century.

The King's day : Louis XIV of France —Aliki.
Book
1989
2 available of 3 items

A day in the life of France's King Louis XIV, focusing on the elaborate ceremonies which took place when he dressed in the morning, ate his meals, conducted affairs of state, entertained, and finally, when he prepared to...

Sitting Bull —Aller, Susan Bivin.
Book
2004
1 available of 1 items

Introduces the life of Lakota Sioux warrior and holy man Sitting Bull, who led his people to victory at Little Bighorn and brought them to safety in Canada before surrendering so that they would not starve.

Henry VIII —Dwyer, Frank.
Book
1988
2 available of 2 items

A biography of the sixteenth-century English monarch who effected the separation of England from the Church of Rome.

George vs. George : the American Revolution as seen by both sides —Schanzer, Rosalyn.
Book
2004
0 available of 1 items

Explores how the characters and lives of King George III of England and George Washington affected the progress and outcome of the American Revolution.

Alexander the Great : the legend of a warrior king —Chrisp, Peter.
Book
2000
1 available of 2 items

Follows the history of Alexander the Great and his campaign to conquer the known world, including information on his traveling companions, armies of his time, ships, and food.

King Arthur —Lace, William W.
Book
2008
6 available of 6 items

Pharaoh : life and afterlife of a God —Kennett, David, 1959-
Book
2008
4 available of 4 items

Describes Egypt during the rules of Seti I and his son Ramesses II, with particular emphasis on the religious role of the pharaohs.

Alexander the Great —Green, Robert, 1969-
Book
1996
1 available of 1 items

Describes the life, battle campaigns, influence on the ancient world, and mythological status of the champion of the Greeks who marched his armies as far as India.

The twelve dancing princesses —Mayer, Marianna, author.
Book
1989
7 available of 9 items

When the king's twelve daughters, under an evil spell, wear holes in their dancing slippers every night and grow pale and mysterious, Peter the gardener's boy discovers their secret and breaks the spell.

Cleopatra : serpent of the Nile —Pack, Mary Fisk.
Book
2011
1 available of 2 items

Presents an illustrated introduction to the life of Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt, who united her country with Rome.

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