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Caesar's Gallic Triumph The Battle of Alesia 52BC by Peter Inker

By Peter Inker

In fifty two B.C. at Alesia in what's now Burgundy in France Julius Caesar pulled off one of many nice feats of Roman palms. His seriously outnumbered military totally defeated the mixed forces of the Gallic tribes led by way of Vercingetorix and accomplished the Roman conquest of Gaul. The Alesia crusade, and the epic siege during which it culminated, was once certainly one of Caesar s best army achievements, and it has involved historians ever for the reason that.

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The Price of Victory (Graphic Readers Level 4) by Stewart Ross

By Stewart Ross

Witness a story of contention and sabotage on the Olympic video games. Watch the previous come to lifestyles during this gripping comic-book story. commute again in time to the Olympic video games in old Greece and meet Pylades and his brother Kinesias, a champion athlete. From falling statues to sinking boats, sign up for the brothers on their harmful experience, because it turns into transparent somebody desires to homicide Kinesias ahead of he can compete. yet can they cease the individual at the back of this dastardly assassination plot ahead of the video games start?

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Hispania in Late Antiquity (Medieval and Early Modern by Bowes, K. (ed.), Kulikowski, M. (ed.)

By Bowes, K. (ed.), Kulikowski, M. (ed.)

This choice of essays on overdue Roman Hispania describes the relationships among the peninsula and the remainder of the past due vintage global. Its participants archaeologists, historians, and historians of paintings deal with either the old proof and the complicated historiography of overdue vintage Hispania.

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Ancient Religions by Ms. Sarah Iles Johnston

By Ms. Sarah Iles Johnston

Non secular ideals and practices, which permeated all facets of lifestyles in antiquity, traveled well-worn routes through the Mediterranean: itinerant charismatic practitioners visiting from position to put peddled their talents as healers, purifiers, cursers, and initiators; and vessels adorned with illustrations of myths traveled with them. New gods encountered in overseas lands by way of retailers and conquerors have been occasionally taken domestic to be tailored and followed. This choice of essays by means of a individual overseas workforce of students, drawn from the groundbreaking reference paintings faith within the historical international, bargains an expansive, comparative standpoint in this complicated non secular international.

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The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s Oldest by Chanan Tigay

By Chanan Tigay

A gripping account of 1 man's quest to discover the oldest Bible on this planet and resolve the riddle of the bright, doomed antiquities broker accused of forging it.

In the summer time of 1883, Moses Wilhelm Shapira--archaeological treasure hunter, inveterate social climber, and denizen of Jerusalem's bustling marketplace--arrived unannounced in London claiming to have came upon the world's oldest Bible scroll. Written centuries previous within the barren plains east of the lifeless Sea and stashed away in caves, the mysterious scrolls referred to as into query the divine authorship of the scriptures, taking three thousand years of spiritual religion and turning them upside down. while information of the invention leaked to the excited English press, Shapira turned a family identify. yet ahead of the British Museum may collect them, Shapira's nemesis, French archaeologist Charles Clermont-Ganneau, denounced his locate as a fraud. Humiliated, Shapira fled the rustic. Six months later he used to be dead.

With the invention of the eerily related lifeless Sea Scrolls in 1947, investigators reopened the case, pondering no matter if the ill-fated service provider had, in reality, found the 1st useless Sea Scroll, a long time earlier than the remaining. yet through then Shapira's scrolls had vanished.

Tigay, award-winning journalist and son of a popular Bible pupil, got down to locate the scrolls and make certain Shapira's guilt or innocence for himself. The globetrotting hunt that follows vibrates with the suspense of a vintage detective story. Weaving meticulous study into fast paced storytelling, Tigay spins a amazing story of background and theology; intrigue and scandal; greed, ambition, and the fight for authenticity. With an excellent eye for element, Tigay takes us from constrained storerooms on the Louvre to musty English attics to a flooded Jordanian gorge--and to the German nation-state the place he meets Shapira's aggrieved descendants.

At as soon as ancient drama and modern day secret, The misplaced publication of Moses brings to existence nineteenth century London and Jerusalem and a forged of rogues, reverends, and relic hunters at whose heart sits Moses Wilhelm Shapira, a flamboyant, creative, and finally tragic personality.

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Armies of Bactria 700BC-450AD by Valerii Nikonorov, Philip Greenough, Rory Little, Alexander

By Valerii Nikonorov, Philip Greenough, Rory Little, Alexander Sil'nov

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A School Under Trees by Raghu Babu

By Raghu Babu

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Indo-European /a by William F Wyatt

By William F Wyatt

E-book describes the advancements of the Indo-European vowel procedure

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Mesopotamia (Universitaria) by Georges Roux

By Georges Roux

Una obra normal e imprescindible, tanto para los especialistas en Antiguo Oriente como para el público interesado en conocer los orígenes históricos y culturales de l. a. civilización occidental. Especial De Mesopotamia a Irak

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Riches Hidden in Secret Places: Ancient Near Eastern Studies by I. Tzvi Abusch

By I. Tzvi Abusch

Supplying a scholar's salute to a instructor, colleague, and good friend, the members of this new quantity honor the reminiscence of Thorkild Jacobsen with essays on Mesopotamian heritage, tradition, literature, and faith. participants comprise: Tzvi Abusch, John Huehnergard, Bendt Alster, Jeremy Black, Miguel Civil, Jerrold S. Cooper, M. J. Geller, Stephen A. Geller, Samuel Greengus, William W. Hallo, Wolfgang Heimpel, Jacob Klein, W. G. Lambert, Jack M. Sasson, Ake W. Sjoberg, Piotr Steinkeller, H. L. J. Vanstiphout, and Claus Wilcke.

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