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The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt
Book Reviewby Richard H. Wilkinson

The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt by Dr. Richard H. Wilkinson, Professor and Director of the University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition, is a handy and visually rich compendium of information on ancient Egyptian religion, mythology...
Cave Art
Book Reviewby Bruno David

Cave Art

Cave Art by Dr. Bruno David, a professor of archaeology at the Monash Indigenous Centre in Australia, introduces readers to cave cart as a discipline in itself and as a global phenomenon. Delineating the importance of cave and rock art as...
What Are They Saying About Ancient Israelite Religion?
Book Reviewby John L. McLaughlin

What Are They Saying About Ancient Israelite Religion?

For keen readers of the Bible, it's no secret that ancient Israelites worshipped many gods other than Yahweh. After all, biblical writers tell us so in their lamenting, denouncing way. Judges tells us that the people worshipped Baals and...
Uncovering the Culture of Ancient Britain
Book Reviewby Alix Wood Books

Uncovering the Culture of Ancient Britain

Uncovering the culture of Ancient Britain is a book published by Alix Wood Books and it is part of a series about ancient Britain, Egypt, Greece, India, Mesopotamia and Peru. The main purpose of this series is creating an interest in children...
The Ancient Jews from Alexander to Muhammad
Book Reviewby Seth Schwartz

The Ancient Jews from Alexander to Muhammad

Seth Schwartz's The Ancient Jews from Alexander to Muhammad might appear to be merely a survey of the whos, whats, and whens of Jewish history from 333 BCE to 638 CE. But wait—there's more! While discussing current consenses on historical...
30-Second Ancient Greece
Book Reviewby Mattew Nicholls

30-Second Ancient Greece

The 30-Second Guide to Ancient Greece serves well as an introduction to one of the worlds most fascinating ancient cultures as well as a travel guide for those seeking a trip of a lifetime to Greece. Matthew Nicholls and his fellow...
Pagan Britain
Book Reviewby Ronald Hutton

Pagan Britain

The intersection of science, speculation, and religion is a perilous space for any book to occupy. Considering the relative youth of archaeology and the current versions of Pagan faiths based on pre-Christian systems, Ronald Hutton's Pagan...
Hannibal
Book Reviewby Patrick N Hunt

Hannibal

Hannibal by Patrick N. Hunt is the story of a Carthaginian military genius who was one of the most influential players in Roman history, though he is only popularly remembered as the man with the elephants that crossed the Alps. Because of...
The Romans and their World: A Short Introduction
Book Reviewby Brian Campbell

The Romans and their World: A Short Introduction

The Romans and Their World: A Short Introduction captures the scope and importance of Roman history accurately and briefly. While 250 pages may not be brief to most readers, the scope of the book is to summarize over 1,000 years of history...
The Rise of the Seleukid Empire (323-223 BC): Seleukos I to Seleukos III
Book Reviewby John D. Grainger

The Rise of the Seleukid Empire (323-223 BC): Seleukos I to Seleukos III

The day Alexander the Great died, his empire began to fall apart. With no clear succession plan and only an infant son's tenuous claim to Alexander's legacy, his generals were no longer united by common devotion to their leader. And so, their...
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