Archaeology
epub |eng | 2016-09-25 | Author:Michael Wood

A PREHISTORIC ARMS RACE? What was the relation between Mycenae and the other palaces? Historians have been perplexed by the presence of several great fortresses in the same area, as ...
( Category: Middle East January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-06-25 | Author:Possehl, Gregory L.

The Need to Study the Writing System in Its Various Contexts Fairservis has been the most convincing voice for studying the Indus script within the context of the Indus Civilization. ...
( Category: Archaeology January 20,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-06-13 | Author:Emily Teeter [Teeter, Emily]

Those acknowledged to be under a bau were considered to be impure. A text on a doorway at the Ptolemaic-Roman temple at Esna lists what should not be brought into ...
( Category: Archaeology January 19,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-04-30 | Author:N/A

Gwyn finished delivering his morning papers and went to where his father had left his breakfast ready for him. It was eight-thirty when he realised that Polly wasn’t with him ...
( Category: Archaeology January 10,2018 )
azw3 |eng | 2008-09-25 | Author:D Dennis Hudson [Hudson, D Dennis]

FIGURE 12.1. Panel SP1: Hari flanked by Rudra and Daksha (prior to repair). IFDI. Daksha, with only one pair of arms and dressed as a householder, stands on a lower ...
( Category: Archaeology January 6,2018 )
epub |eng | 2005-09-29 | Author:Arysio Santos [Santos, Arysio]

Robert Sarmast and the Cyprus’ “Discovery” Let us now consider Cyprus, the object of the proposal recently made by Robert Sarmast, an Atlantologist who dedicated a considerable amount of time ...
( Category: Archaeology December 27,2017 )
azw3 |eng | 2011-09-15 | Author:Peter Hopkirk [Hopkirk, Peter]

9. Von Le Coq Spins a Coin * * * The Buddhist monks who a thousand years ago built the great monastery complex at Bezeklik chose its position with ingenuity. ...
( Category: Asia December 20,2017 )
epub |eng | 2012-04-10 | Author:Mallowan, Agatha Christie [Mallowan, Agatha Christie]

Another furious dissension breaks out over the day of rest. The day after pay-day is always a holiday. The Mohammedans claim that since there are more Mohammedans than Christians on ...
( Category: Travel Writing December 12,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:Christopher Hitchens

This is a poem of, perhaps, more merit in feeling than in execution. It is decidedly superior to Thomas Hardy’s sentimental Christmas in the Elgin Room, which was begun in ...
( Category: History & Criticism December 12,2017 )
epub |eng | 2015-06-23 | Author:Liz Bryan

LEFT—One of many stone constructions overlooking the Red Deer River. RIGHT—Aerial photo shows the huge extent of the medicine wheel’s rim. RON BARNETT PHOTOGRAPH ACADIA VALLEY The medicine wheel in ...
( Category: Americas December 11,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-03-24 | Author:Nicholas Wade

The Evolution of Religion The essence of religion is communal: religious rituals are performed by assemblies of people. The word itself, probably derived from the Latin religare, meaning to bind, ...
( Category: Evolution December 10,2017 )
epub |eng | 2017-12-04 | Author:Christina Riggs

The beautiful and the dead The vogue for paintings inspired by ancient Egypt, like those of Alma-Tadema, Poynter and Long, was not limited to Britain by any means. It was ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations December 4,2017 )
epub |eng | 2014-07-03 | Author:Jerry D. Moore

These chronological limits are intentionally loose, providing more of a temporal target than firmly dated beginnings and ends. The archaeological cases discussed were chosen to include often overlooked examples. What ...
( Category: Archaeology December 4,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:Tom Koppel

As with genetics, some linguists have tried to use language evolution as a ticking clock to estimate how long people have been in the New World. Languages evolve over time ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations December 3,2017 )
epub |eng | 2011-12-15 | Author:Kenneth L. Feder

The totality of the interaction between the Earth's larger life and the individual and group responses to this greater life define "planet art." In this large process, I dimly perceive ...
( Category: Encyclopedias & Subject Guides December 3,2017 )