Ancient Civilizations
epub, azw3 |eng | 2020-09-06 | Author:Gina T. Gibbons [Gibbons, Gina T.]

So, Shimon Bar-Yokhai, the alleged author of the book "Zohar", said in 120: in the six hundred years of the sixth millennium, according to the biblical chronology (corresponding to 1830-1840), ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations September 15,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-09-14 | Author:Cartledge, Paul;

Figure 5.2. The “Immortals,” as the Greeks knew a Persian King’s elite guard on campaign, depicted on glazed bricks from the Palace of Susa, Iran. Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY. After ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations September 10,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-02-15 | Author:Edward Gibbon [Gibbon, Edward]

Part III. The Romans had long experienced the daring valor of the people of Lower Germany. The union of their strength threatened Gaul with a more formidable invasion, and required ...
( Category: Ancient Roman History September 9,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-06-22 | Author:Steve Madison [Madison, Steve]

Heliopolis In the watery chaos of Nun, no creation occurred. The first act of creation took place when the Creator Atum miraculously rose out of Nun from a lotus flower ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations August 26,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-08-15 | Author:Andrew N. Sherwood;Milorad Nikolic;John W. Humphrey;John P. Oleson;

Hero, Pneumatics 1.28 The force pumps used in conflagrations are made as follows [fig. 9.10]. Take two vessels of bronze a b c d, e f g h, having the ...
( Category: Engineering August 25,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Hill, Donald

Figure 8.2: Screw The method of rotating the screw is also obscure: Vitruvius simply says ‘And so the screws are rotated by men treading — et ita cocleae hominibus calcantibus ...
( Category: American History August 16,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Sian Lewis,Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones

5. An invasion of hares on Astypalaia Hegesander of Delphi fr. 42 (= Athen. Deipnosophistai 400d) Hegesander of Delphi says in his Memoranda that during the reign of Antigonus Gonatas, ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations August 15,2020 )
epub |eng | 2015-02-02 | Author:Edward Gibbon [Gibbon, Edward]

( Category: Ancient Civilizations August 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-08-04 | Author:Paul A. Rahe [Rahe, Paul A.]

Map 22. Amphipolis and Her Walls, ca. 424–422 While Cleon and the men under his command were marching three miles up the Strymon and making their way along the road ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations August 10,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2013-06-02 | Author:Jesse Harasta & Charles River Editors [Harasta, Jesse]

An Incan Double Jamb Doorway This building at Machu Picchu has trapezoidal windows. Photo by Martin St-Amant. One of the more enigmatic and interesting constructs in the complex is the ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations August 8,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2015-01-04 | Author:

The Intellectual and Social Context in Eighteenth-Century China During the seventeenth century a unified academic field of empirically based classical knowledge emerged among Qing literati scholars in the Yangzi delta ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations August 7,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Unknown

1. Tacitus, Annals, 12.7.3. 2. Barrett, 1996: 108. 3. Tacitus, Annals, 12.65. 4. Dio, Roman History, 61.3. Agrippina Augusta In 49CE, Agrippina got stuff done. She consolidated her place. But ...
( Category: American History August 7,2020 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2020-08-03 | Author:Robert Graves [Graves, Robert]

1 . This is a popular minstrel tale, containing few mythic elements, which could be told either in Thebes or Argos without causing offence; which would be of interest to ...
( Category: Folklore & Mythology August 7,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-08-14 | Author:Buchwald, Jed Z.; Feingold, Mordechai;

equinoctial: mid-Chelae Chelarum medium secundum latitudinem equinoctial: right-hand and foreknee of Centaur Centauri praeterea dextram manum, [et] anteriora genua equinoctial: flexure of Eridanus flexum fluminis equinoctial: head of Cetus Ceti ...
( Category: Historiography August 7,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-08-15 | Author:Adam Rutherford

Part Three Black Power The last White man to win the hundred-meter final at the Olympics was Allan Wells in 1980. It was the Moscow games, and owing to the ...
( Category: Discrimination & Racism August 7,2020 )