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The Pope’s Greatest Adversary : Girolamo Savonarola

Subjects: Friars--Italy--Florence--BiographyBIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical; HISTORY / Europe / Italy; RELIGION / Christianity / Catholic

  • Abstract: On 24 May 1497 Girolamo Savonarola was led out to a scaffold in the middle of the Piazza della Signoria. Crowds gathered around and watched as he ...

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Writing the Empire : The McIlwraiths, 1853–1948

Subjects: Imperialism--History--20th century; Imperialism--History--19th centuryLITERARY CRITICISM / Canadian; BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical; HISTORY / Canada / General

  • Abstract: Writing the Empire is a collective biography of the McIlwraiths, a family of politicians, entrepreneurs, businesspeople, scientists, and scholars. Known for ...

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Nefertiti, Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt : Her Life and Afterlife

Subjects: Queens--Egypt--BiographyHISTORY / Ancient / Egypt; BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical; BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Royalty

  • Abstract: Egypt's sun queen magnificently revealed in a new book by renowned Egyptologist, Aidan Dodson During the last half of the fourteenth century BC, Egypt was ...

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