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Aztec Ruins National Monument--New Mexico

by John M. Corbett

The San Juan River and its tributaries drain the region known as the Four Corners country—the area surrounding the point where New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Arizona meet in a common boundary at right angles....


Atlantis, the Great Flood and the Asteroid

by Prescott Rawlings

Atlantis, the Great Flood and the Asteroid examines the evidence for an asteroid impact in early human prehistory which interrupted the progression of human development. It considers whether a large asteroid...


Rhetoric and Power: The Drama of Classical Greece

by Nathan Crick & Thomas W. Benson

Through Rhetoric and Power, Nathan Crick dramatizes the history of rhetoric by explaining its origin and development in Classical Greece beginning the oral displays of Homeric eloquence in a time of kings following...


101 Secrets of the Freemasons

by Barb Karg & Jon K. Young

From the illustrious George Washington and the infamous J. Edgar Hoover to brilliant imaginer Walt Disney and bad boy of baseball Ty Cobb, Freemasons have influenced every aspect of American life. Yet this secret...


Aesopic Conversations: Popular Tradition, Cultural Dialogue, and the Invention of Greek Prose

by Leslie Kurke

Examining the figure of Aesop and the traditions surrounding him, Aesopic Conversations offers a portrait of what Greek popular culture might have looked like in the ancient world. What has survived from the...


The British Lower Palaeolithic

by John McNabb

In analysing the various kinds of data archaeologists would use to investigate the existence of a Palaeolithic culture, this book represents the latest research in archaeology, population dispersals, geology...


The Creative Therapist

by Bradford Keeney

In The Creative Therapist, Bradford Keeney makes the case that "creativity" is the most essential aspect of vibrant, meaningful, and successful therapy. Using a collection of clinical case studies this book...


Brick Greek Myths: The Stories of Heracles, Athena, Pandora, Poseidon, and Other Ancient Heroes of Mount Olympus

by Amanda Brack, Monica Sweeney & Becky Thomas

Meet the Greek gods as you have never seen them—in LEGO form! Enjoy these fascinating myths, reimagined through elaborate scenes and colorful LEGO bricks in one thousand color photographs! This book shares...


The Roman Empire

by Philip Matyszak

No other political entity has shaped the modern world like the Roman Empire. Encompassing close to 60 million people and 3 million square kilometers of land, it represented an incredibly diverse and dynamic...


The Last Days of Pompeii (Annotated)

by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

The Last Days of Pompeii is a novel written by the baron Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1834. The novel was inspired by the painting The Last Day of Pompeii by the Russian painter Karl Briullov, which Bulwer-Lytton...


The Musical Structure of Plato's Dialogues

by J.B. Kennedy

J. B. Kennedy argues that Plato's dialogues have an unsuspected musical structure and use symbols to encode Pythagorean doctrines. The followers of Pythagoras famously thought that the cosmos had a hidden musical...


Biblical Studies and the Failure of History: Changing Perspectives 3

by Niels Peter Lemche

First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Argonauts of the Desert: Structural Analysis of the Hebrew Bible

by Philippe Wajdenbaum

'Argonauts of the Desert' presents a revolutionary new commentary on the Bible and its origins, arguing that most biblical stories and laws were inspired by Greek literature. From Genesis to Kings, the books...


The Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt

by Steven Snape

From early towns to booming metropolises, The Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt explores every facet of urban life in ancient Egypt with a leading authority in the field as a guide

Ancient Egyptian cities and...


The Great Archaeologists

by Brian M. Fagan

The story of how lost civilizations, buried cities, and ancient scripts were rediscovered for the modern age, as seen through the lives and exploits of the great archaeologists who made these phenomenal finds...


Ancient Philosophy of Religion: The History of Western Philosophy of Religion, Volume 1

by Graham Oppy & N. N. Trakakis

The origins of the Western philosophical tradition lie in the ancient Greco-Roman world. This volume provides a unique insight into the life and writings of a diverse group of philosophers in antiquity and presents...


An Introduction to the Bible

by J. W. Rogerson

A casual reader enters a bookshop looking for a Bible. However, not all the Bibles on display have the same contents! Some have more books than others, some are study editions, some use gender-free language....


Friendship: A History

by Barbara Caine

There has been an increasing interest in the meaning and importance of friendship in recent years, particularly in the West. However, the history of friendship, and the ways in which it has changed over time,...


Fear and Loathing in Ancient Athens: Religion and Politics During the Peloponnesian War

by Alexander Rubel & Michael Vickers

Athens at the time of the Peloponnesian war was the arena for a dramatic battle between politics and religion in the hearts and minds of the people. Fear and Loathing in Ancient Athens, originally published...


Biblical Narrative and Palestine's History: Changing Perspectives 2

by Thomas L. Thompson

Modern biblical scholarship's commitment to the historical-critical method in its efforts to write a history of Israel has created the central and unavoidable problem of writing an objective and critical history...