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7 edition of Ancient World, The found in the catalog.

Ancient World, The

A Social and Cultural Approach

by D. Brendan Nagle

  • 100 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall College Div .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Ancient World History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Civilization, Ancient,
  • Ancient - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages450
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9287845M
    ISBN 100130807419
    ISBN 109780130807410
    OCLC/WorldCa38948310

    They are particularly fascinating because of their adherence to Zoroastrianism, an ancient dualistic Iranian religion named after the prophet Zarathustra or, in Greek, Zoroaster. By tracing the transformations of this motif in Second Temple, Rabbinic, and early medieval Judaism as well as early, late antique, and Byzantine Christianity, this book sheds light on the history of interpretation of Genesis, the changing status of Enochic literature, and the place of parabiblical texts and traditions in the interchange between Jews and Christians in Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages. I learned about everything from ancient water This book was absolutely fantastic. Homa Katouzian, The Persians. Try a quiz and find out more about what archaeologists do.

    Athena was the deity of wisdom. The gardens were said to have been planted as high as 75 feet in the air on a huge square brick terrace that was laid out in steps like a theater. As the sleeping city re-awakens in her hands, Pompeii casts its spell once more, bewitching those who seek to unearth its buried secrets. In this compelling new study Neil Faulkner argues that in fact, it was nothing more than a ruthless system of robbery and violence.

    While we often think ourselves so advanced in modern times, it is doubtful that the average American will achieve the basic levels of understanding of these Ancient Greek and Roman writers. Frank Snowden, Before Color Prejudice. Beginning with a geographical overview that explains the development of Egyptian belief systems as well as its subsequent political development, this book examines methodology, the history of the discipline of Egyptology, religion, social organization, urban and rural life, and death. And once Christianity became championed by Rome, one of the most militaristic civilizations the world has known, philosophical discussions on the nature of good and evil became martial instructions for purges and pugilism. First volume in a two-volume attempt to present a comprehensive picture of the history of civilizations in central Asia.


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