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  • The Emperor Justinian and the Byzantine Empire

    The Emperor Justinian and the Byzantine Empire
    av James Allen Evans

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313325823

    Looks at the life and times of the Emperor Justinian.

  • The Peloponnesian War

    The Peloponnesian War
    av Lawrence Tritle

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313324994

    The Peloponnesian War resonates with contemporary events like few other episodes in ancient history. Though a democracy, Athens warred with its neighbors for decades in a doomed bid to secure its Aegean and Mediterranean empire. The ambitious city-s…

  • The Emergence of Christianity

    The Emergence of Christianity
    av Cynthia White

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313327995

    The ancient Romans believed that only proper polytheistic worship could maintain the pax Romana, or Roman Peace. In the first century A.D., a splinter sect of Judaism began to crack this wall, bringing upheaval, persecution, and conversion into the…

  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
    av James W. Ermatinger

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313326929

    Describes late Roman culture, political and religious conflicts in Rome, enemies of Rome, and the decline and fall of Rome.

  • The Pyramids

    The Pyramids
    av Jennifer Hellum

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313325809

    The great pyramids at Giza are among the largest stone structures in the world, unsurpassed in size and scope since the days of antiquity. The Great Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops) is the only one of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World still standing.…

  • Ancient Technology

    Ancient Technology
    av John W. Humphrey

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313327636

    Since ancient times, technological advances have increased man's chances for survival. From the practicality of a Roman aqueduct to the art of the written word, man has always adapted his environment to meet his needs, and to provide himself with su…

  • The Reign of Cleopatra

    The Reign of Cleopatra
    av Stanley Burstein

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313325274

    Examines the life, ambitions, and accomplishments of Cleopatra, the woman who spoke eight languages and is among ancient Egypt's most famous rulers.

  • The Emergence of Buddhism

    The Emergence of Buddhism
    av Jacob Kinnard

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313328381

    In the 6th century B.C.E., a young prince named Siddhartha Gotama set out on an ascetic quest to alleviate human suffering. In the middle ground between opulence and self-denial, he discovered a path to enlightenment and self awareness-and he dedica…

  • The Emergence of Judaism

    The Emergence of Judaism
    av Christine Elizabeth Hayes

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313332067

    Although the ethnic-religious tradition that became classical Judaism solidified around 100 CE, its roots are found in the ancient biblical tales of the Israelites. Stories of the descent into Egypt, the Exodus under Moses, and the eventual rise of…

  • The Establishment of the Han Empire and Imperial China

    The Establishment of the Han Empire and Imperial China
    av Grant R. Hardy

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313325885

    Examines the Han empire from political, geographical, material, and cultural perspectives.

  • The Trojan War

    The Trojan War
    av Craig C. Conant

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313325267

    For Ancient Greece as well as Ancient Rome, the Trojan War provided a history that seemed possessed of a power as magnetic as it was malleable; thus, in this single source these two great civilizations were able to find two distinct sets of heroes,…