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De Luca, Araldo

Overview
Works: 135 works in 285 publications in 6 languages and 3,090 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Essays  Guidebooks  Catalogs  Art  Exhibition catalogs  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Photographer, Author, Illustrator, Other, Creator
Classifications: DT73.B44, 932.014
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Most widely held works about Araldo De Luca
 
Most widely held works by Araldo De Luca
Valley of the Kings by Kent R Weeks( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructs the events of the New Kingdom that led to the building of the royal tombs to provide an understanding of the civilization and culture of ancient Egypt, the sequence of its dynasties, and its famous pharaohs
Alexandria : the site & the history by Mursi Saad El Din( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after its founding, Alexander moved the capital of Egypt from Memphis to Alexandria. Mostafa El-Abbadi provides a rare description of the ancient city plan and illuminates the dynamics that shaped the city for the next millennium. Under the patronage of Alexander's successors, the Ptolemies, Alexandria became a center of world scholarship and trade. Like the Great Lighthouse, the Great Library of Alexandria was one of the most spectacular the world has ever seen. The library was the largest in antiquity and sparked a renaissance of human culture. El-Abbadi traces the physicality, growth, contributions and fate of the Great Library and its research center, the Mouseion. He tackles the question of its destruction and offers evidence that it was Christian fanatics who ransacked and burned it in 391 A.D. rather than the Arabs, later, as commonly accepted
Tutankhamun by T. G. H James( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliantly produced volume on one of the most intriguing historical figures ever-oversized and lavishly illustrated with 8 pages of gatefolds, 400 color images, the highest quality paper, and a three-piece linen-bound cover! Until Howard Carter finally discovered Tutankhamun's tomb, the magnificence of the young king's legacy, left behind more than 3,000 years ago, was merely legend. What Carter unearthed in 1922, after years of painstaking work, exceeded anyone's expectations--and created a worldwide sensation. Come along on Carter's groundbreaking archeological adventure, courtesy of the British Museum's longtime keeper of Egyptian antiquities and author of several books on the subject. From the first shovel that dug into Egyptian earth to the uncovering of Tut's body, you're there every step of the way, enlightened by knowledge of the life and background of the Boy Pharaoh, this incredible historical significance of his brief reign, and an overview of his world. Renowned art photographer Araldo De Luca brings us virtually inside the tomb with over 400 pictures all taken especially for this book: from pendants, bangles, and collars to furniture, royal regalia and weapons, this is a dazzling display in both words and all-new photographs of the most breathtaking treasure trove in the history of the world
The treasures of the Monastery of Saint Catherine by Corinna Rossi( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dating back to 324 AD, when a community of monks requested a chapel to be built on the spot where they believed the Burning Bush had stood, the monastery of St. Catherine has remained an oasis of peace for centuries. Today, it is a place of international pilgrimage, housing the most extensive collection of Greek Orthodox icons in the world. Granted unprecedented access to this holy site, photographer Araldo De Luca and author Corinna Rossi take readers inside the walls of this sacred place, revealing its peerless artistic, historical, and religious legacy through superb photographs and an authoritative text that incorporates the most recent research and discoveries. Presented in a handsome slipcase and featuring a preface by Archbishop Damianos of Sinai, the archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church, this is a book to be cherished by art lovers and anyone interested in our historical and religious heritage
The Cairo Museum : masterpieces of Egyptian art( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Pompeii by Antonella Magagnini( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. freeze-framed a glorious legacy of Roman art and culture in the miraculously well-preserved remains of Pompeii. This magnificent collection by one of the world's leading antiquities photographers showcases the pictorial treasures of this most classic site. Breathtaking images bring readers inside the villas of the ancient Romans, reconstructing their daily life, unveiling their secrets, and revealing their religious customs and beliefs."--Publisher description
Apollo e Dafne del Bernini nella Galleria Borghese by Gian Lorenzo Bernini( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in Italian and English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illustrated guide to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo by Alessia Amenta( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eternal army : the terracotta soldiers of the first Chinese emperor by Roberto Ciarla( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Qin Shi Huangdi's "eternal army" continues to guard the mystery of one of the most controversial figures in history. Arrayed in silent and immobile ranks for 22 centuries, they have remained faithful beyond the grave, as the emperor would have wished. Despite the constantly growing number and exceptional quality of finds in the enormous imperial funeral complex, scholars are still puzzled as to the real personality of the unifier of China. Was he a cruel tyrant, as suggested by historical sources, a crazed megalomaniac, or one of the most capable, innovative and determined rulers in history? And what exactly was the purpose of his impressive buried army? This far-ranging and clearly written book presents the findings of acknowledged experts as they seek to provide answers to the many fascinating questions, placing this exceptional heritage in its historical, archaeological and artist context, retracing the roots of Qin Shi Huangdi's great political design and analyzing the cultural and philosophical panorama of the period before the first unification of China. The Eternal Army not only presents the wholly individualized faces of the great officers, horsemen, archers, and foot soldiers of the terracotta army, but also sketches a revealing portrait of an uncommon man and the nation he managed to create, fulfilling an ancient dream destined to survive unaltered to the present day."--Jacket
Villa Medici : Académie de France à Rome by Philippe Morel( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in Italian and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pompeii : the history, life and art of the buried city by Marisa Ranieri Panetta( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of the ancient city, using the latest archaeological findings to examine different aspects of the religious, commercial, civic and private life of its citizens
Treasures of Tutankhamun and the Egyptian Museum of Cairo by Araldo De Luca( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the splendor of Ancient Egypt, from it's earliest period through the decline of the age of the Pharaohs with pictures and short texts
Die Schatzkammer Ägyptens : die berühmte Sammlung des Ägyptischen Museums in Kairo by Matḥaf al-Miṣrī( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Tal der Könige : von Grabkunst und Totenkult der ägyptischen Herrscher( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pompéi by Livio Zerbini( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in French and Italian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pompeji : Geschichte, Kunst und Leben in der versunkenen Stadt( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dogs & dogs! by Araldo De Luca( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Treasures of the Valley of the Kings : tombs and temples of the Theban West Bank in Luxor( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasures of the Jewish Museum of Rome : guide to the museum and its collection by Daniela Di Castro( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Robinson's beginning origami : an origami master shows you how to fold 20 captivating models by Nick Robinson( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Create fun and adorable origami projects in a few minutes with the origami papers and simple instructions in this easy origami ebook!Learning the Japanese art of paper folding enables you to make enchanting 3D origami objects from simple pieces of paper. World-renowned origami artist and author Nick Robinson's goal is to make this art available to everyone! His philosophy is that each fold has to be carefully executed and the finished model must be elegant, thoughtful and clean. This ebook presents 20 of Robinson's original designs along with easy step-by-step instructions for beginners.Join the millions of people around the globe who enjoy folding origami and learn how to make the following delightful objects: A tiny reptilian dinosaur that is actually cute! A serene and stately Buddhas Head sculpture Two charming Snails in Love who snuggle An decorative paper box ideal for tiny gifts and much more! The detailed 64-page origami book explains everything and free downloadable video instructions are also included
 
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Valley of the Kings
Alternative Names
De Luca, Araldo 1952-

DeLuca, Araldo

DeLuca, Araldo 1952-

Luca, Araldo de

Luca, Araldo de 1952-

Languages
English (74)

Italian (14)

German (10)

Spanish (6)

French (5)

Czech (1)

Covers
TutankhamunThe treasures of the Monastery of Saint CatherineThe art of PompeiiThe illustrated guide to the Egyptian Museum in CairoThe eternal army : the terracotta soldiers of the first Chinese emperorTreasures of Tutankhamun and the Egyptian Museum of CairoDogs & dogs!