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Summary of Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind
Summary of Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind by Ant Hive Media

This is a summary of Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind The groundbreaking book, written by a well-known historian, reveals how human beings were created and evolved. It also takes a deep look into the history and biology that have co...

Summary of Mary Beard's SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
Summary of Mary Beard's SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Ant Hive Media

This is Roman history roughly from its mythological dawning at about 753 BC to the time when free adult males within the Roman Empire were declared citizens of Rome by Emperor Caracalla in 212 CE. Beard starts the history of ancient Rome with an account o...

Ancient Times - 19 Great Works Summaries
Ancient Times - 19 Great Works Summaries by Deaver Brown

This audiobook includes 19 summaries of the most important works of ancient times, from Genesis through the Greeks and Romans, up to modern times. It is a must-listen before delving into the individual works. ©2015 Deaver Brown (P)2015 Deaver Brown ...

The Greeks
The Greeks by Diane Harris Cline

This compelling reference presents the history of ancient Greece - the culture that brought us democracy, the Olympics, Socrates, and Alexander the Great - through gripping stories: the rise and fall of the phenomenal empire, the powerful legacy left by a...

Cleopatra and Nefertiti: Beyond Their Beauty and Seduction
Cleopatra and Nefertiti: Beyond Their Beauty and Seduction by Michael Klein

Cleopatra and Nefertiti are both known for their beauty. They are also known for traits having to do with their womanhood: the men with whom they were romantically involved, their ability to seduce. This book gets beneath this surface to give a more compl...

Looking at Some of the Most Popular Figures and Events in Greek Mythology
Looking at Some of the Most Popular Figures and Events in Greek Mythology by J.D. Rockefeller

The ancient Greeks told stories about their gods, and these stories were later called myths and became part of Greek mythology. Even today, myths about ancient Greek gods, goddesses, and heroes are quite popular. In fact, many of the products we buy today...

Life in Ancient Rome
Life in Ancient Rome by Lionel Casson

Lionel Casson paints a vivid portrait of life in ancient Rome - for slaves and emperors, soldiers and commanders alike - during the empire's greatest period, the first and second centuries AD. ©2015 American Heritage (P)2017 HighBridge, a Division of Reco...

Greek Mythology: Greek Gods of Ancient Greece and Other Greek Myths
Greek Mythology: Greek Gods of Ancient Greece and Other Greek Myths by Nicos Walsh

Discover the Amazing World and Compelling Mythology of the Ancient Greeks! (3rd Edition) No matter how much time has passed, the stories told by the Ancient Greek people still have relevance today! Have you ever wished you were more educated on the myths ...

In the Name of Rome: The Men Who Won the Roman Empire
In the Name of Rome: The Men Who Won the Roman Empire by Adrian Goldsworthy

Adrian Goldsworthy has received wide acclaim for his exceptional writing on the Roman Empire - including high praise from the acclaimed military historian and author John Keegan - and here he offers a new perspective on the empire by focusing on its great...

The Death of Hypatia and the End of Fate
The Death of Hypatia and the End of Fate by Gerald Everett Jones

In this historical essay, freelance writer Gerald Everett Jones correlates the few details known about the death of the last Greek-speaking philosopher with the religious and political revolution that overtook her. Jones explains how, centuries earlier, E...

The Second Triumvirate: Augustus, Marc Antony, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and the Founding of an Empire
The Second Triumvirate: Augustus, Marc Antony, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and the Founding of an Empire by Clifford Alexander

With the murder of Julius Caesar on the Ides of March 44 BC, a new political constellation seized control of the city of Rome. Known as the Second Triumvirate, this alliance between Gaius Octavius (Augustus), Marc Antony, and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus forme...

Greek Mythology: 25 Spectacular Legends of Ancient Greece & Untold Myths of Zeus, Gods, Titans and Heroes
Greek Mythology: 25 Spectacular Legends of Ancient Greece & Untold Myths of Zeus, Gods, Titans and Heroes by Henry Durden

Do you want to recount and learn about the most famous Greek legends? Do you want to find out how they influenced our world today? If you have answered yes to any of the above questions then Greek Mythology is the book for you! This book is the perfect ch...

Heroes, Gods & Monsters
Heroes, Gods & Monsters by Oliver Barrett

Thousands of years ago, myths were used to help frame the world of the ancients and dictate the guidelines of their societies. Today, they are often the first stories we learn as children, iconic tales where good and evil clash and humanity and fantasy co...

The Roman Colosseum: The History of the World's Most Famous Arena
The Roman Colosseum: The History of the World's Most Famous Arena by Charles River Editors

"Let barbarous Memphis speak no more of the wonder of its pyramids, nor Assyrian toil boast of Babylon; nor let the soft Ionians be extolled for Trivia's temple; let the altar of many horns say nothing of Delos; nor let the Carians exalt to the skies with...

A History of Ancient Egypt in 20 Artefacts
A History of Ancient Egypt in 20 Artefacts by Go Entertain

Includes descriptions of 20 important artifacts, including the Sphinx, the Rosetta Stone, King Tut's funerary mask, and many more Africa may have given rise to the first human beings. And Egypt probably gave rise to the first great civilizations, which co...

The End of Their World
The End of Their World by Jason Wallace

This is a paper that I wrote very early during my undergraduate work, and I cannot promise that it is very good, but it does give a fair overview of what the Aztecs faced in their final days, at the hands of Cortes and his men. The Aztecs stood up against...

The Vikings: Raiders, Explorers and Seafaring Warriors
The Vikings: Raiders, Explorers and Seafaring Warriors by Lance Hightower

The world of the Vikings is larger than life, filled with sagas of warriors who made fighting a career, but there's a lot more to Viking history than blood-letting and piracy. Their achievements, rich culture and craftsmanship contributed greatly to our w...

Barbarians
Barbarians by Jonathan Digby

Whether it was the Mongols rampaging from the east, the Vandals and Huns laying waste to the Roman Empire or the Saxons and Vikings sweeping down from the north, the idea of the barbarian is one of savagery, destruction and otherness. From Attila the Hun ...

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World by Hilary Brown

The Colossus of Rhodes, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Pharos of Alexandria, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Artemis and the Great Pyramids at Giza; of the seven wonders of the ancient world, only the last...

The First Triumvirate of Rome: Julius Caesar, Marcus Licinius Crassus, Gnaeus Pompey Magnus, and the Fall of the Roman Republic
The First Triumvirate of Rome: Julius Caesar, Marcus Licinius Crassus, Gnaeus Pompey Magnus, and the Fall of the Roman Republic by Clifford Alexander

The first century BC was a watershed for the development of the Roman state. It was a century characterized by near-incessant warfare and political strife in Rome, evidence that a new form of government was necessary to rule over its new extensive conques...

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