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 The code of laws by Hammurabi

by Hammurabi

The Code of Hammurabi is one of the most important monuments in the history of the human race. Containing as it does the laws which were enacted by a king of Babylonia in the third millennium B.C., whose rule...


Public Spending and Democracy in Classical Athens

by David M. Pritchard

In his On the Glory of Athens, Plutarch complained that the Athenian people spent more on the production of dramatic festivals and "the misfortunes of Medeas and Electras than they did on maintaining their empire...


The History of Rome. Book I

by Theodor Mommsen

The history of Italy falls into two main sections: (1) its internal history down to its union under the leadership of the Latin stock, and (2) the history of its sovereignty over the world. Under the first section,...


Who Made Early Christianity?: The Jewish Lives of the Apostle Paul

by John G. Gager

In this philosophical and theological study, John Gager undermines the Apostle Paul’s rejection of Judaism, conversion to Christianity, and founding of Christian anti-Judaism. Through meticulous research and...


A City from the Dawn of History: Erbil in the Cuneiform Sources

by John MacGinnis

The city of Erbil, which now claims to be one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world, lies on the rich alluvial plains at the foot of the piedmont of the Zagros mountains in a strategic position...


Athenian Potters and Painters III

by John Oakley

Athenian Potters and Painters III presents a rich mass of new material on Greek vases, including finds from excavations at the Kerameikos in Athens and Despotiko in the Cyclades. Some contributions focus on...


Wool Economy in the Ancient Near East

by Catherine Breniquet & Cécile Michel

The history of the Ancient Near East covers a huge chronological frame, from the first pictographic texts of the late 4th millennium to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 333 BC. During these millennia,...


The Roman Wars in Spain: The Military Confrontation with Guerrilla Warfare

by Daniel Varga

It took the Romans almost exactly 200 years to conquer the Iberian Peninsula (modern Spain and Portugal). The skilful and tenacious resistance of the various inhabitants, utilizing superior mobility in the rugged...


How Compassion Made Us Human: The Evolutionary Origins of Tenderness, Trust and Morality

by Penny Spikins

Our capacity to care about the wellbeing of others, whether they are close family or strangers, can appear to be unimportant in today's competitive societies. However, in this volume Penny Spikins argues that...


A Day in Old Athens

by William Stearns Davis

This little book tries to describe what an intelligent person would see and hear in ancient Athens, if by some legerdemain he were translated to the fourth century B.C. and conducted about the city under competent...


A History of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3000-323 BC

by Marc Van De Mieroop

Incorporating the latest scholarly research, the third edition of A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000-323 BC presents a comprehensive overview of the multicultural civilizations of the ancient Near East....


Heroines of the Crusades

by C. A. Bloss

In some measure to supply a deficiency which common history cannot obviate, to make the period of the Crusades interesting, by giving to it the tangible thread of authentic narrative, these biographies of the...


The Ten Lost Tribes

by David Baron

In Part I. I have dealt with Anglo-Israel assertions and claims, and the arguments by which they are supported; in Part II., which is constructive in its character, and in which the greater part of my original...


The "True" History of the Roman Empire

by Gilbert Abbott Becket

The writer of this book is animated by an earnest wish to aid, as far as he is able, in the project of combining instruction with amusement; and he trusts he shall not be blamed for endeavouring to render such...


Hebrew Heroism

by C. M. Tucker

There are few portions of the world's history which, to my own mind, afford subjects of such thrilling interest as that which I have selected for the groundwork of the following story. I have tried, in the main,...


A Year in the Life of Ancient Egypt

by Ann Rosalie David

Based on years of prestigious academic work, Professor Rosalie David cleverly presents every aspect of life in ancient Egypt through the lives of various characters, all based on mummies from the Manchester...


The Amesbury Archer and the Boscombe Bowmen: Early Bell Beaker burials at Boscombe Down, Amesbury, Wiltshire, Great Britain: Excavations at Boscombe D

by A. P. Fitzpatrick

Found a few kilometres from Stonehenge, the graves of the Amesbury Archer and the Boscombe Bowmen date to the 24th century BC and are two of the earliest Bell Beaker graves in Britain. The Boscombe Bowmen is...


Bignor Roman Villa

by David Rudling & Miles Russell

Discovered in 1811, Bignor is one of the richest and most impressive villas in the first time in 1814, the site also represents one of Britain's earliest tourist attractions, remaining in the hands of the same...


The Battle That Stopped Rome: Emperor Augustus, Arminius, and the Slaughter of the Legions in the Teutoburg Forest

by Peter S. Wells

The previously untold story of the watershed battle that changed the course of Western history. In AD 9, a Roman traitor led an army of barbarians who trapped and then slaughtered three entire Roman legions:...


Pliny the Elder: The Natural History Book VII (with Book VIII 1-34)

by Pliny the Pliny the Elder & Tyler T. Travillian

Pliny the Elder's Natural History is a vast encyclopaedia, surveying natural phenomena from cosmology to biology, medicine to magic. Direct observation, informed speculation and common knowledge are combined...