Release date: 8th November 2012
Published by: Quercus
ISBN No: 978-1780873213
The great civilizations of the distant past never cease to amaze us with their spectacular achievements - their ideas, writings and works of art still speak to us with an amazing freshness of imagination and workmanship. This book paints a vivid, multi-faceted portrait of the achievements of those civilizations set within their historical context, with a global reach that includes ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome. Chronicles of the Ancient World combines detailed commentary with over 170 stunning images to create a beautiful guide to the spiritual, cultural, technological and artistic innovation of these complex and fascinating societies.
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