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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, July 6, 2019 - 05:05

Author(s):
Kent P. Jackson

With thirty-five maps and more than three hundred color images, A Bible Reader's History of the Ancient World provides a stunning introduction to the ancient Near East and the classical world. Telling the story of the lands where the...Read more

Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 05:01

Author(s):
William H. Prescott, James Lockhart

"It is a magnificent epic," said William H. Prescott after the publication of History of the Conquest of Mexico in 1843. Since then, his sweeping account of Cortés's subjugation of the Aztec people has endured as a landmark work of...Read more

Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 04:41

Author(s):
Roberto Volterri

In this book - which the Author has set up as a sort of "Manual for experiments" - you will find what ever a lover of "strict observance" alchemical studies would like to find in a text in which the magical word Alchymia appears! Alchemy...Read more

Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 04:53

Author(s):
Pierluigi Tombetti

With this fast-paced novel full of suspense and mystery, Pierluigi Tombetti enters by force into the restricted elite of the great masters of adventure. A compelling style, that from a beginning of atmosphere captures the reader in a...Read more

Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 04:43

Author(s):
Jeremy Mynott

Birds pervaded the ancient world, impressing their physical presence on the daily experience and imaginations of ordinary people and figuring prominently in literature and art. They provided a fertile source of symbols and stories in...Read more

Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 04:38

Author(s):
Roberto Volterri

Compilers of sacred writings, disappeared peoples, medieval and renaissance masters have left unexplained traces in their works. Traces that speak of enigmatic presences and strange flying objects still in the skies. What did the artists...Read more

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 02:41

Author(s):
Roberto Volterri, Bruno Ferrante

A look into the deepest recesses of the human mind to discover the most horrible murders committed by men and women of various eras. Led by Roberto Volterri and Bruno Ferrante, we will retrace Italian and foreign historical cases such as...Read more

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 02:39

Author(s):
Jim Willis

The reminders of the Ancients are everywhere. They are saved in remnants in archaeology. They are found in reminiscences in mythology. They are recorded in books, story, song, and stone. Who were these people, aliens, man-or-myths? Do we...Read more

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 02:37

Author(s):
Peter Hessler

Drawn by a fascination with Egypt's rich history and culture, Peter Hessler moved with his wife and twin daughters to Cairo in 2011. He wanted to learn Arabic, explore Cairo's neighborhoods, and visit the legendary archaeological digs of...Read more

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 02:36

Author(s):
Violet Moller

The foundations of modern knowledge—philosophy, math, astronomy, geography—were laid by the Greeks, whose ideas were written on scrolls and stored in libraries across the Mediterranean and beyond. But as the vast Roman Empire...Read more

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 02:33

Author(s):
Billy Carson

"I am so impressed with your work and your research. It was a pleasure." - Erich Von Daniken, Best Selling Author "Chariots Of The Gods" and Television Host "Today, Billy Carson brings to our community, the Compendium of the Emerald...Read more

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 02:30

Author(s):
Gregory Hays, Marcus Aurelius

Few ancient works have been as influential as the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, philosopher and emperor of Rome (A.D. 161–180). A series of spiritual exercises filled with wisdom, practical guidance, and profound understanding of human...Read more

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 02:27

Author(s):
Alexander Jones

From the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Terracotta Army, ancient artifacts have long fascinated the modern world. However, the importance of some discoveries is not always immediately understood. This was the case in 1901 when sponge divers...Read more

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 22:10

Author(s):
Roberto Volterri

Most of the experiences described in the book, from those on the "hyperesthesic lines" of Professor Giuseppe Calligaris to those on radiesthesia and dowsing, still belong to an unexplored field of investigation where - in most cases -...Read more

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 03:08

Author(s):
Steve Marshall

Avebury in Wiltshire is best known as the world’s largest stone circle, but surrounding it is a wealth of ancient monuments. Captivated by its unique atmosphere, many visitors form a personal, often spiritual, connection to Avebury and...Read more

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 03:02

Author(s):
Miguel Leon-Portilla (Author), Lysander Kemp (Translator), J. Jorge Klor de Alva (Foreword)

For hundreds of years, the history of the conquest of Mexico and the defeat of the Aztecs has been told in the words of the Spanish victors. Miguel León-Portilla has long been at the forefront of expanding that history to include the...Read more

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 03:01

Author(s):
Robert Jean Redfern

When we look at the incredible feats of engineering that our ancestors were able to achieve, it leaves us in awe. Not just because these structures are beautiful and shrouded in mystery, but because they were constructed on a scale we...Read more

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 03:01

Author(s):
Nicholas Reeves, Richard H. Wilkinson

This account of the Valley of the Kings brings together its art, archaelogy and history in one volume arranged thematically. Famous as the burial place of the great New Kingdom pharaohs - such as Tutankhamun, Ramesses the Great and...Read more

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 03:00

Author(s):
Geraldine Pinch

From stories of resurrected mummies and thousand-year-old curses to powerful pharaohs and the coveted treasures of the Great Pyramids, ancient Egypt has had an unfaltering grip on the modern imagination. Now, in Egyptian Mythology,...Read more

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 03:00

Author(s):
Carlos M. N. Eire

A lively, expansive history of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations and the momentous changes they set in motion

This fast-paced survey of Western civilization’s transition from the Middle Ages to modernity brings that...Read more

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