Ancient History

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Top Sellers in Ancient History

The Gifts Of the Jews

The Gifts Of the Jews

by Thomas Cahill

The author of the runaway bestseller How the Irish Saved Civilization has done it again. In The Gifts of the Jews Thomas Cahill takes us on another enchanting journey into history, once again recreating a time when the actions of a small band of people had repercussions that are still felt today.The Gifts of the Jews reveals the critical change that made western civilization possible. Within the matrix of ancient religions and philosophies, life was seen as part of an endless cycle of birth and death;... Read more
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea

Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea

by Thomas Cahill

In the fourth volume of the acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. The Greeks invented everything from Western warfare to mystical prayer, from logic to statecraft. Many of their achievements, particularly in art and philosophy, are widely celebrated; other important innovations and accomplishments, however, are unknown or underappreciated. In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, Thomas Cahill explores the legacy, good and... Read more
Fingerprints Of the Gods

Fingerprints Of the Gods

by Graham Hancock

Fingerprints of the Gods is a book first published in 1995 by Graham Hancock, in which he contends that some previously enigmatic ancient but highly-advanced civilization had existed in prehistory, one which served as the common progenitor civilization to all subsequent known ancient historical ones. Supposedly, sometime after the end of the last Ice Age this civilization passed on to its inheritors profound knowledge of such things as astronomy, architecture and mathematics.
The Lost Realms

The Lost Realms

by Zecharia Sitchin

Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-285) and index.
Caesar and Christ

Caesar and Christ

by Will Durant

The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant is an eleven-volume set of books. It was written over a lifetime, and it totals two million words across nearly 10,000 pages. The series is incomplete: in the first book of the series (Our Oriental Heritage, which covers the history of the East through 1933), Mr. Durant stated that he wanted to include the history of the West through the early 20th century.
The Sacred Mushroom & the Cross

The Sacred Mushroom & the Cross

by John M Allegro

Where did God come from? What do the bible stories really tell us? Who or what was Jesus Christ? This book challenges everything we think we know about the nature of religion -- The ancient fertility cult at the heart of Christianity -- The living power of cultic rites and symbols -- The sacred mushroom as the emblem and embodiment of divinity -- The secret meaning of biblical myths -- The language of religion that links us to our ancestors. The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross sets out John Allegro's... Read more
The Peloponnesian War

The Peloponnesian War

by Donald Kagan

For three decades in the fifth century b.c. the ancient world was torn apart bya conflict that was as dramatic, divisive, and destructive as the world wars of the twentieth century: the Peloponnesian War. Donald Kagan, one of the world’s most respected classical, political, and military historians, here presents a new account of this vicious war of Greek against Greek, Athenian against Spartan. The Peloponnesian War is a magisterial work of history written for general readers, offering a fresh... Read more
Cicero

Cicero

by Anthony Everitt

Anthony Everitt’s fascination with ancient Rome began when he studied classics in school and has persisted ever since. He read English literature at Cambridge University and served four years as secretary general of the Arts Council for Great Britain. A visiting professor of arts and cultural policy at Nottingham Trent University and City University, Everitt has written extensively on European culture and development, and has contributed to the Guardian and Financial Times since 1994. Cicero, his... Read more
The Cosmic Code

The Cosmic Code

by Zecharia Sitchin

Reprint of the ed. published: New York : Avon Books, c1998. With new foreword.

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Paideia

Paideia

by Werner Jaeger

The Life Of Greece

The Life Of Greece

by Will Durant

The Man In the Ice

The Man In the Ice

by Konrad Spindler

Byzantium

Byzantium

by John Julius Norwich

Peoples Of the Sea

Peoples Of the Sea

by Immanuel Velikovsky

The Wars Of Gods and Men

The Wars Of Gods and Men

by Zecharia Sitchin

The Egyptian Book Of the Dead

The Egyptian Book Of the Dead

by E a Wallis Budge

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Our Oriental Heritage

by Will Durant

From [the Wikipedia page for *The Story of Civilization*][1]:
The Story of Civilization, by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an eleven-volume set of books covering Western history for the general reader. The volumes sold well for many years, and sets of them were frequently offered by book clubs.

The series was written over a span of more than four decades, and totals four million words across nearly 10,000 pages, but is incomplete. In the first volume (Our Oriental Heritage, which covers the... Read more
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Ages In Chaos

by Immanuel Velikovsky

Ages in Chaos is a book by the controversial writer Immanuel Velikovsky, first published by Doubleday in 1952, which put forward a major revision of the history of the Ancient Near East. Velikovsky had put forward his ideas briefly in Theses for the Reconstruction of Ancient History in 1945, but Ages in Chaos was his first full-length work on the subject. A second volume was due for publication shortly after this but was postponed.
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Ramses II and His Time

by Immanuel Velikovsky

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America Bc

by Barry Fell

Ancient History Books & Ephemera

Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs

Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs

by Mertz, Barbara

An eye-opening, edifying, and endlessly entertaining tour through an astonishing bygone world—the acclaimed classic history of ancient Egypt, now newly revised and updatedWriting as Elizabeth Peters, world-renowned Egyptologist Barbara Mertz is the author of the phenomenally popular New York Times bestselling mystery series featuring archaeologist Amelia Peabody. In Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs, Dr. Mertz explores the breathtaking reality behind her fiction by casting a dazzling light on a... Read more
The Greek Experience

The Greek Experience

by Bowra, C M

Black Athena

Black Athena

by Bernal, Martin

The Roman Revolution

The Roman Revolution

by Syme, Ronald

Caligula

Caligula

by Barrett, Anthony A