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Suggested Books

Here is a list of suggested books. Click on the title to see a book description or click on the book to get it from Amazon. You are welcome to review any of the books listed. This page is updated regularly.

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 15:24

Author(s):
Farid ud-Din Attar, Afkham Darbandi, Dick Davis

Composed in the twelfth century in north-eastern Iran, Attar's great mystical poem is among the most significant of all works of Persian literature. A marvellous, allegorical rendering of the Islamic doctrine of Sufism - an esoteric...Read more

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 15:23

Author(s):
Adrian Gilbert, Alan Wilson, Baram Blackett

Lost in the mists of time and legend is the true history of Britain before the arrival of the Romans and after their departure. Using ancient historical records, this book asserts that Britain was never fully conquered by the Romans but...Read more

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 16:48

Author(s):
A. B. Mitford

Compiled by one of the first foreign diplomats in Japan, this famous collection of classic tales covers an engrossing array of subjects: ghost stories, fairy tales, folklore, a fascinating eyewitness account of a hara-kiri ceremony, and...Read more

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 16:47

Author(s):
M. J. Evans, Paul Tice, Jack Barranger

This book is a tribute to the life and work of Zecharia Sitchin. He was a pioneer who left a great legacy behind regarding our ancient past and the origins of mankind. He taught us to think in new ways based on his breakthrough research...Read more

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 16:44

Author(s):
Alda Sigmundsdottir

Icelandic folklore is rife with tales of elves and hidden people that inhabited hills and rocks in the landscape. But what do those elf stories really tell us about the Iceland of old and the people who lived there? In this book, author...Read more

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 16:36

Author(s):
Robert Kellogg, Jane Smiley

A unique body of medieval literature, the Sagas rank with the world's greatest literary treasures--as epic as Homer, as deep in tragedy as Sophocles, as engagingly human as Shakespeare. Set around the turn of the last millennium, these...Read more

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 16:35

Author(s):
Burton Raffel, Brenda Webster, Neil D. Isaacs

The epic poem of honor and bravery. Written by an anonymous fourteenth-century poet, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is recognized as an equal to Chaucer’s masterworks and to the great Old English poems, Beowulf included. A green-skinned...Read more

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 16:33

Author(s):
Geoffrey Chaucer

At the Tabard Inn in Southwark, in the London of the late 1300s, a band of men and women from all walks of life have gathered to begin a pilgrimage to the shrine of Thomas à Becket at Canterbury. To relieve the tedium of the journey, the...Read more

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 01:48

Author(s):
Dan McCoy

We’re all familiar with the pop culture depictions of Norse mythology that are shallow and trite at best, and often downright misleading. They owe far more to puerile fantasies of being a macho superhero than they do to the ways in which...Read more

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 01:46

Author(s):
Zecharia Sitchin, Janet Sitchin

An insider’s look into the decades of research behind Zecharia Sitchin’s books as well as an in-depth overview of his theories and discoveries

  • Includes carefully selected chapters from the Earth Chronicles series as well as
  • ...Read more

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 01:45

Author(s):
Amin Maalouf

The author has combed the works of contemporary Arab chronicles of the Crusades, eyewitnesses and often participants. He retells their story and offers insights into the historical forces that shape Arab and Islamic consciousness today...Read more

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 01:34

Author(s):
Laird Scranton, John Anthony West

Dogon cosmology provides a new Rosetta stone for reinterpreting Egyptian hieroglyphs

  • Provides a new understanding of Egyptian hieroglyphs as scientific symbols based on Dogon cosmological drawings
  • Use parallels between
  • ...Read more

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 01:33

Author(s):
Jesse Harasta, Charles River Editors

In 1911, American historian Hiram Bingham publicized the finding of what at the time was considered a “lost city” of the Inca. Though local inhabitants had known about it for century, Bingham documented and photographed the ruins of a...Read more

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 04:17

Author(s):
Krishna Dharma

One of the oldest and most cherished of all Indian classics, filled with deep spiritual wisdom, it is the story of five heroic brothers who were destined to rule a vast kingdom.

Originally composed in Sanskrit sometime between 400...Read more

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 04:16

Author(s):
Brian Greene

Brian Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away layers of mystery to reveal a universe that consists of eleven dimensions, where the fabric of space tears and repairs itself, and all matter―from the smallest quarks...Read more

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 04:15

Author(s):
Christopher Tyerman

God's War offers a sweeping new vision of one of history's most astounding events: the Crusades.

From 1096 to 1500, European Christians fought to recreate the Middle East, Muslim Spain, and the pagan Baltic in the image of their...Read more

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 04:13

Author(s):
Barry Strauss

The battle of Salamis in 480 B.C. was the most important naval encounter of the ancient world. In the narrow strait between the island of Salamis and the Greek mainland, a heavily outnumbered Greek navy defeated the Persian armada in a...Read more

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 04:12

Author(s):
Trude Dothan, Moshe Dothan

The authors, both archaeologists and historians at universities in Israel, have devoted 30 years to studying the material culture and history of the Philistines, one of the sea people who migrated during the Late Bronze Age and were...Read more

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 04:10

Author(s):
Charles River Editors

The pages of world history textbooks contain a litany of “lost” empires and civilizations, but usually, upon further review, it is revealed that these so called lost empires are often just lesser known cultures that had a less apparent...Read more

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 04:09

Author(s):
R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz

R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz (1887-1961), one of the most important Egyptologists of this century, links the sacred science of the Ancients to its rediscovery in our own time. Sacred Science represents the first major breakthrough in...Read more

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