Ancient Civilizations
mobi |eng | 2007-07-03 | Author:Tim Harper

MALAYA’S FORGOTTEN REGIMENTS Among the forsaken of empire were the vast regiments of labourers on the rubber plantations of Malaya. In the words of Selangor trade unionist C. V. S. ...
( Category: Asia July 16,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-06-25 | Author:Tony Perrottet [Perrottet, Tony]

AS TRUMPETS SOUNDED, the charioteers entered the Hippodrome in a splendid single-file procession, the horses high-stepping around the track. The riders held the reins in the left hand; in the ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations July 14,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Rebillard, Éric,Rawlings, Elizabeth Trapnell,Routier-Pucci, Jeanine

Gregory contrasts sacrifice and pity, and puts the care of Joseph and Nicodemus to bury Jesus in the category of sacrifice. Therefore, for him they are not at all models ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations July 13,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Peter Jones

IX AD 14 – 96 TIMELINE AD 14–37 Tiberius emperor AD 26 Tiberius retires to Capri AD 31 Sejanus’ conspiracy uncovered AD 37 Pontius Pilate relieved of control of Judaea ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations July 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-01-23 | Author:Stephen Barber, Jeremy Reed [Barber, Stephen & Reed, Jeremy]

4. HELIOGABALUS: BLACK SUN RISING “Myth and utopia: the origins have belonged, the future will belong to the subjects in whom there is something feminine” —Roland Barthes “We are all ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations July 12,2018 )
azw3 |eng | 2018-06-04 | Author:Phillips, Charles [Phillips, Charles]

Tibet 224 INDIA Tibet was unified in the 7th century under King Srong-brtsan-sgampo (c.617–650), who married Buddhist wives from Nepal and China and established Buddhism in his country. Under their ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations July 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-07-08 | Author:Wengrow, David;

‘Potlatch’ Societies in the History of Eurasia Contrasts between highland hoarding zones and lowland urban centres have often been seized upon as evidence for deeply rooted cultural, linguistic, or even ...
( Category: Middle East July 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 1976-07-08 | Author:Qian, Sima; Dawson, Raymond; Brashier, K. E.

6 THE TREATISES This is the section of the work which comprises treatises on matters of importance to the Government; but unfortunately, although this section of dynastic histories assumed great ...
( Category: Asia July 9,2018 )
mobi |ru | 2005-05-27 | Author:Norman F. Cantor

While Alexander was consolidating his support with the towns in Asia Minor, the Persian fleet was anchored off the coast trying to provoke an engagement. The naval abilities of the ...
( Category: Leaders & Notable People July 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-07-06 | Author:Temin, Peter;

Chapter 8 Financial Intermediation In order to evaluate the sophistication of the Roman financial market, we need to know if there were credit intermediaries, that is, institutions that mediated between ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations July 7,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-03-04 | Author:H. D. F. Kitto

VIII The Greeks at War The Greek world was now divided. On the one side was the Athenian Empire, which men openly called a ‘tyranny’; on the other, Sparta, the ...
( Category: Dramas & Plays July 2,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-14 | Author:Paul Brunton [Brunton, Paul]

FIGURE 9.5. Two Egyptian Muslims circa 1930. From author’s collection “Islam, however, did not carry the veiling of women too far; it permitted them to uncover their faces and their ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations July 1,2018 )
epub |eng | 2007-12-18 | Author:Peter James

Church ley lines in Oxford, as envisaged by Alfred Watkins. While he has collected some intriguing snippets of British folklore in support of his theory, Devereux has yet to prove ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations June 23,2018 )
epub |eng | 2008-06-21 | Author:Richard A. Gabriel

THE BATTLE AT THE TOWER OF AGATHOCLES, 204 BCE The Roman landing caused a panic in the immediate countryside, and the local residents fled into the towns. When the news ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations June 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-06-19 | Author:Richard A. Gabriel

BATTLE OF LAKE TRASIMENE, JUNE 21, 217 BGE In Bologna, the Gauls were getting edgy and Hannibal feared they would revolt. The Gallic chiefs were angry that Hannibal was using ...
( Category: Africa June 19,2018 )

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