The History Of The Ancient World
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📒A History Of The Ancient World ✍ Chester G. Starr
✏A History of the Ancient World Book Summary : Traces the origins of civilization from prehistoric times to the fall of the Roman Empire and discusses early culture, government, agriculture, religion, and trade
✏The History of the Ancient World From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome Book Summary : A lively and engaging narrative history showing the common threads in the cultures that gave birth to our own. This is the first volume in a bold new series that tells the stories of all peoples, connecting historical events from Europe to the Middle East to the far coast of China, while still giving weight to the characteristics of each country. Susan Wise Bauer provides both sweeping scope and vivid attention to the individual lives that give flesh to abstract assertions about human history. Dozens of maps provide a clear geography of great events, while timelines give the reader an ongoing sense of the passage of years and cultural interconnection. This old-fashioned narrative history employs the methods of “history from beneath”—literature, epic traditions, private letters and accounts—to connect kings and leaders with the lives of those they ruled. The result is an engrossing tapestry of human behavior from which we may draw conclusions about the direction of world events and the causes behind them.
📒A History Of The Ancient World ✍ M. Rostovtzeff
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📒Delphi ✍ Michael Scott
✏Delphi Book Summary : The oracle and sanctuary of the Greek god Apollo at Delphi were known as the "omphalos"—the "center" or "navel"—of the ancient world for more than 1000 years. Individuals, city leaders, and kings came from all over the Mediterranean and beyond to consult Delphi's oracular priestess; to set up monuments to the gods; and to take part in competitions. In this richly illustrated account, Michael Scott covers the history and nature of Delphi, from the literary and archaeological evidence surrounding the site, to its rise as a center of worship, to the constant appeal of the oracle despite her cryptic prophecies. He describes how Delphi became a contested sacred site for Greeks and Romans and a storehouse for the treasures of rival city-states and foreign kings. He also examines the eventual decline of the site and how its meaning and importance have continued to be reshaped. A unique window into the center of the ancient world, Delphi will appeal to general readers, tourists, students, and specialists.
📒A History Of The Ancient World ✍ Philip Smith
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📒Man And Wound In The Ancient World ✍ Richard A. Gabriel
✏Man and Wound in the Ancient World Book Summary : Examines the fascinating role of medicine in ancient military cultures; Shows how the ancients understood the body, patched up their warriors, and sent them back into battle; Reveals medical secrets lost during the Dark Ages; Explores how ancient civilizations' technologies have influenced modern medical practices
📒In Search Of History ✍ John Van Seters
✏In Search of History Book Summary : The primary concern of this book is to understand the origins and nature of history writing in ancient Israel. The investigation is undertaken against the background of history writing in the Near Eastern and classical worlds.
📒With Arrow Sword And Spear ✍ Alfred S. Bradford
✏With Arrow Sword and Spear Book Summary : Describes the strategies, battlefield tactics, great commanders, and technology that made success possible in ancient warfare in Greece, Rome, Parthia, India, and China.
✏Science and Technology in World History The ancient world and classical civilization Book Summary : Science is a living, organic activity, the meaning and understandng of which have evolved incementally over human history. This book, the second ni a roughly chronological series, explores the evolution of science from the advents of Christianity and Islam through the Middle Ages, focusing especially on the historical relationship between science and religion. Specfic topics include technological innovations during the Middle Ages; Islamic science; the Crusades; Gothic cathedrals; and the founding of Western universities. Close attentioni is given to such figures as Paul the Apostle, Hippolytus, Lactantius, Cyril of Alexandria, Hypatia, Cosmas Indicopleustes, and the Prophet Mohammed. --Book Jacket.
📒An Introduction To The Ancient World ✍ Lukas de Blois
✏An Introduction to the Ancient World Book Summary : This lavishly illustrated introductory history covers 3,000 years of the ancient Near East, Greece and Rome within the framework of a short narrative history of events. Focusing mainly on the social, political and cultural processes which have influenced later western civilizations,An Introduction to the Ancient Worldconsiders subjects such as the religions of the ancient Near East, Athenian democracy, the interaction of cultures in the Hellenistic world, the political and administrative system of the Roman republic and empire, gender problems and ancient demography. This book shows how the Near East, Greece and Rome witnessed the emergence of city and state government, the development of decision processes, expansion and the effects of social structures, interaction of different cultures, and the emergence of Judaism and Christianity. Anyone interested in ancient history, classics and archaeology, will need this accessible and comprehensive book.