The Penguin Historical Atlas Of Ancient Civilizations

Author: John Haywood
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780141014487
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An broad-based survey of the world's earliest human cultures ranges from the ancient farming settlements of Mesopotamia to the founding of Rome, utilizing photographs, artwork, reproductions, and full-color maps to highlight a look at such topics as the origins of the Egyptian pharaohs, China's dynasties, and the great cities of the Inca and Aztec. Original.

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of Ancient Greece

Author: Robert Morkot
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780140513356
Size: 78.11 MB
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Provides maps and information on Ancient Greece, including the histories of the Minoan civilization, the Persian Wars, and Alexander the Great

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of Ancient Egypt

Author: Bill Manley
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780140513318
Size: 36.54 MB
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Provides maps and information on Ancient Egypt, including the history of Tutankhamun, the age of Greek domination, and the ultimate collapse of the empire

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of Ancient Rome

Author: Christopher Scarre
Publisher: Viking Adult
ISBN: 9780670864645
Size: 74.65 MB
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Uses maps, text, and illustrations to present the history of the Roman Empire, from its beginning as a modest village to its transformation into a Christian theocracy

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of The Medieval World

Author: Andrew Jotischky
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780141014494
Size: 12.38 MB
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Full-color maps, photographs, and illustrations enhance a detailed study of the peoples, cultures, social institutions, and religious faiths of the medieval world, ranging from the fourth-century barbarian invasions to the early voyages of discovery to the New World in the sixteenth, chronicling such key events as the fall of Rome, the birth of Islam, the spread of Christianity, and more. Original.

The New Atlas Of World History

Author: John Haywood
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780691152691
Size: 57.81 MB
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Text, maps, and illustrations present the history of the world from six million years ago to the present day.

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of The Vikings

Author: John Haywood
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN:
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Illustrates the history of the Viking age in map form and details the Vikings' activities as traders, craftsmen, explorers, settlers, terrorists, and mercenaries.

Historical Atlas Of Ancient Mesopotamia

Author: Norman Bancroft-Hunt
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780816057306
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Uses maps, text, and illustrations to present the history of the area known as the Fertile Crescent, the Ancient Near East, and Mesopotamia, from its earliest period in the fifth millennium B.C.E. through the Sassanian Empire.

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of The Bible Lands

Author: Caroline Susan Hull
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780141026879
Size: 59.17 MB
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Exploring the relationship between the books of the Bible and land from which they came, this resource includes detailed maps; a comprehensive timeline; features on the alphabet, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Zionist movement, and coverage beyond the biblical period. Original.

Historical Atlas Of The Ancient World 4 000 000 500 Bc

Author: John Haywood
Publisher: Metro Books
ISBN: 9781586632380
Size: 32.20 MB
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The Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, planned with both the expert and amateur historian in mind, offers a fascinating and detailed guide to the history of humanity -- from the time of our earliest ancestors to the thriving civilizations of the fifth century B.C. Combining detailed maps of the shifting patterns of human settlement with a wealth of supporting narrative and insightful depictions of the past, the atlas presents an overview of the sprawling themes of history, from agricultural innovations to biblical kingdoms to the rise and fall of empires and states. With snapshot surveys and regional maps looking closely at the great events of each era, illuminating insights into less familiar and often overlooked cultures, and hard facts and expert interpretation of the past, the Historical Atlas of the Ancient World is an invaluable guide to anyone searching for the remains of the past. -- Thirty full-color maps trace the history of all parts of the world between 4,000,000 and 500 B.C., including civilizations and nomadic routes -- Contains detailed coverage of major political, military, social, and cultural developments, all fully cross-referenced and indexed -- Combines the functions of an historical atlas with those of an historical encyclopedia, allowing for quick and easy reference and sustained reading