Ancient Civilizations
epub |eng | 2021-08-16 | Author:Mary Beard

Alma-Tadema did not produce many paintings that featured Roman emperors, but they were far more sophisticated than Fry’s silly generalisation suggests, and would have demanded rather more than ‘half-education’.74 The ...
( Category: Historical Biographies October 13,2021 )
epub |eng | 2021-08-08 | Author:Matthew Restall;Amara Solari; & Amara Solari

It is easy to see how this monument has been used, more than any other Aztec text, sculpture, or art, to illustrate the supposed millenarianism of the Aztecs. It does ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations October 10,2021 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Aulus Hirtius [Hirtius, Aulus]

The Spanish Wars [1]On the defeat of Pharnaces and reduction of Africa, those who escaped from those battles fled to young Cn. Pompey, who had taken possession of Further Spain, ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations October 7,2021 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2011-08-13 | Author:Tara Sanchez [Sanchez, Tara]

TESTING THE VISIONS “What is your divine name? Reveal it to me ungrudgingly, so that I may call upon [it]”[liii] For the most part, especially during the early days of ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations September 24,2021 )
epub |eng | 2020-07-15 | Author:Josiah Ober [Ober, Josiah]

( Category: Ancient Civilizations September 20,2021 )
epub |eng | 2020-08-20 | Author:Eric H. Cline [Cline, Eric H.]

DIGGING DEEPER 4 HOW DO WE KNOW WHAT THEY ATE, WORE, AND LOOKED LIKE? In this “Digging Deeper” chapter, I will briefly try to answer questions like these: “How do ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations September 20,2021 )
epub |eng | 2018-07-15 | Author:The Science of Roman History [retail] [History, The Science of Roman]

Who Were They? The Basics: Sex, Age and Paleodemography No anthropological analysis carried out on bones and teeth, whether simple or complex and based on advanced investigatory techniques, can neglect ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations September 20,2021 )
epub |eng | 2014-05-21 | Author:Brien Foerster [Foerster, Brien]

The complex is a vast open air museum and the largest ancient religious site in the world. It consists of four main parts, of which only the largest is currently ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations September 14,2021 )
epub |eng | 2021-09-06 | Author:Hamby, Zachary [Hamby, Zachary]

THE THEFT OF THOR’S HAMMER CULTURE OF ORIGIN: NORSE A ll of Asgard was in an uproar. Mjolnir, the magical hammer the thunder god Thor used to keep the frost ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations September 9,2021 )
epub |eng | 2021-01-18 | Author:John Lascelles

Note the line of trees marking the course of the Bakir Çayi (Homer’s Scamander) between Yigma Tepe and the hills. Photograph by permission of Peter John Crowe, March 2005. Dema ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations September 7,2021 )
epub |eng | 2018-04-20 | Author:Christopher A. Faraone [Faraone, Christopher A.]

6.4 Isis Lactans and Isis-Fortuna Like Harpocrates, Isis appears in two distinct poses on amulets, the seated image of Isis Lactans (an older Pharaonic form), and the standing Ptolemaic type ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations September 4,2021 )
epub |eng | 2021-06-07 | Author:Jason Colavito

John Greaves and al-Hakam Greaves gives the story of Sūrīd much as the Akhbār al-zamān does, including some of the tales of al-Ma’mūn appended to it. As we have seen, ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations September 2,2021 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-02 | Author:Charles River Editors

Just decades after the Siege of Syracuse, the Greeks were devising a variety of war engines for both defensive and offensive purposes. The hovering ram was one of the first ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations August 12,2021 )
epub, azw3 |eng | 2019-04-29 | Author:Julius Caesar [Caesar, Julius]

Book VI Caesar, expecting for many reasons a greater commotion in Gaul, resolves to hold a levy by the means of M. Silanus, C. Antistius Reginus, and T. Sextius, his ...
( Category: Ancient Greek History June 28,2021 )
epub, azw3 |eng | 2021-03-23 | Author:Rolf Boldrewood [Boldrewood, Rolf]

XXX As everything looked so fair-weather-like, Jim and Jeanie made it up to be married as soon after she came up as he could get a house ready. She came ...
( Category: Children's Literature June 27,2021 )