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Hendrick, Charles W. - Ancient History: Monuments and Documents, ebook

Ancient History: Monuments and Documents

Hendrick, Charles W.


This book introduces students to the chief disciplines, methods and sources employed in 'doing' ancient history, as opposed to 'reading' it. The book:
Encourages readers to engage with historical sources, rather than to be passive recipients of historical tales
Gives readers a sense

Beck, Roger - A Brief History of Ancient Astrology, ebook

A Brief History of Ancient Astrology

Beck, Roger


A Brief History of Ancient Astrology explores the theory and practice of astrology from Babylon to Ancient Greece and Rome and its cultural and political impact on ancient societies.
Discusses the union between early astrology and astronomy, in contrast

Erskine, Andrew - A Companion to Ancient History, ebook

A Companion to Ancient History

Erskine, Andrew


Examines the forms of evidence, problems, approaches, and major themes in the study of ancient history
Comprises more than 40 essays, written by leading international scholars
Moves beyond the primary focus on Greece and Rome with coverage of the various cultures within the ancient Mediterranean

Booth, Charlotte - The Ancient Egyptians For Dummies, ebook

The Ancient Egyptians For Dummies

Booth, Charlotte


Unravel the history behind of one of the most fascinating ancient civilisations with this engaging, entertaining and educational guide to the ancient Egyptians. With a complete rundown of ancient Egyptian history

Collins, Derek - Magic in the Ancient Greek World, ebook

Magic in the Ancient Greek World

Collins, Derek


Original and comprehensive, Magic in the Ancient Greek World takes the reader inside both the social imagination and the ritual reality that made magic possible in ancient Greece.
Explores the widespread use of spells, drugs, curse tablets, and figurines, and the practitioners of magic

Raaflaub, Kurt A. - War and Peace in the Ancient World, ebook

War and Peace in the Ancient World

Raaflaub, Kurt A.


This book is the first to focus on war and peace in the ancient world from a global perspective.
The first book to focus on war and peace in the ancient world Takes a global perspective, covering a large number of early civilizations, from China,

Snell, Daniel C. - A Companion to the Ancient Near East, ebook

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

Snell, Daniel C.


A Companion to the Ancient Near East offers students and general readers a comprehensive overview of Near Eastern civilization from the Bronze Age to the conquests of Alexander the Great.
Covers the civilizations of the Sumerians, Hittites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Israelites and Persians

Robinson, Eric W. - Ancient Greek Democracy: Readings and Sources, ebook

Ancient Greek Democracy: Readings and Sources

Robinson, Eric W.


This book invites readers to join in a fresh and extensive investigation of one of Ancient Greece’s greatest inventions: democratic government.
Provides an accessible, up-to-date survey of vital issues in Greek democracy. Covers democracy’s origins, growth and essential nature.

Malamud, Margaret - Ancient Rome and Modern America, ebook

Ancient Rome and Modern America

Malamud, Margaret


Ancient Rome and Modern America explores the vital role the narratives and images of Rome have played in America’s understanding of itself and its history.Places America’s response to Rome in a historical context, from the Revolutionary era to the presentLooks at portrayals of

Sansone, David - Ancient Greek Civilization, ebook

Ancient Greek Civilization

Sansone, David


Tells the story of Greek civilization from the from the Minoan Period to the time of the Byzantine EmpireSurveys the remarkable culture and history the ancient GreeksExplores the ways in which Greek civilization has been continually reinvented from antiquity to the