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Cottrell, Leonard

Overview
Works: 170 works in 1,071 publications in 11 languages and 27,980 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Guidebooks  Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Author of introduction, Narrator, Creator, Arranger
Classifications: CB311, 913.32
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Most widely held works about Leonard Cottrell
 
Most widely held works by Leonard Cottrell
The bull of Minos by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

130 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 2,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om udgravninger i Troja, Mykene og på Kreta
The Horizon book of lost worlds by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and held by 2,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on the ancient civilization of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Sumer, Babylonia, the Indus river, Crete, Mycenae, and Anatolia. Also includes material on the Minoans, Etruscans, Khmers, and Maya
The Concise encyclopedia of archaeology by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

44 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lost Pharaohs by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

93 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a background of fact concerning Egypt's ancient history, the history of archaeological findings and the story of the men whose names are connected with the latter. mance of Egyptian archaeology
Life under the Pharaohs by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

50 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, Leonard Cottrell reconstructs everyday life in the Egypt of 1500 BCE. The central character, a real person whose tomb still exists, is Vizier Rekhmire and it is through him that the reader is taken on a tour of the world of ancient Egypt. Accompany him on his round of official duties, watch the craftsman and the labourer at work, go hunting with his son, watch the surgeon performing an operation, or witness the ritual of 'healing magic'. This book also provides an overview of Egyptian history. It includes the City of the Dead, Thebes and the Valley of the Kings, the building of the pyramids, and important figures and places such as Akhenaten and Amarna."--BOOK JACKET
Hannibal, enemy of Rome by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

35 editions published between 1958 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drama of Hannibal's proposed plan to destroy Rome in 216 B.C. is presented with vividness and authenticity. The hazardous 1000-mile trip made by his army and 34 elephants and the 17 fighting years of the Second Punic War left Hannibal short of his goal, the annihilation of Rome
Lost cities by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

44 editions published between 1957 and 1975 in 5 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Noted archaeologist traces the modern discoveries of past civilizations in the Mediterranean, Asia, and Latin America, and recreates their patterns of life and architecture
The great invasion by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

43 editions published between 1958 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Roman invasion and occupation of Britain from the first reconnaissance by Caesar in 55 B.C. to the final battle at Mons Graupius in 84 A.D. Based on both classic sources and archaeological evidence
The anvil of civilization by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

39 editions published between 1957 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realms of gold : a journey in search of the Mycenaeans by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to Roman Britain by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tiger of Chʻin; the dramatic emergence of China as a nation by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

29 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and German and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic emergence of China as a nation
Reading the past; the story of deciphering ancient languages by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1977 in English and Italian and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author tells how three ancient languages- Egyptian Hieroglyphics, Babylonian Cuneiform, and Cretan Linear B. - came to be deciphered
The quest for Sumer by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author describes the rediscovery of Sumer in southern Mesopotamia through archeological excavations and through the decoding of the Sumerian language
Digs and diggers : a book of world archaeology by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

19 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Land of the Pharaohs by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

11 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in 3 languages and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in Egypt during the 18th dynasty and the days of the boy Pharaoh Tutenkhamun. Grades 5-7
Land of the Two Rivers by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The civilizations of Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria which sprang up along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in what is now the country of Iraq. Recent archaeological findings are used to help reconstruct the ancient cities and towns and the lives of their inhabitants
The mountains of Pharaoh by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

19 editions published between 1956 and 1981 in English and Japanese and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady of the two lands: five queens of ancient Egypt by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

18 editions published between 1965 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated tour of the classic historic monuments and familiar city sights of modern Egypt
 
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Alternative Names
Cottrell, Eric Leonard 1913-1974

Cottrell, Leonard Eric 1913-1974

קוטרל, ליאונארד

ليونارد كوتريل، 1913-1974

コットレル, L.

コットレル, レナード

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The lost PharaohsLife under the PharaohsHannibal, enemy of Rome