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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, August 17, 2019 - 05:09

Author(s):
Geoffrey Hindley

The extraordinary character and career of Saladin are the keys to understanding the Battle of Hattin, the fall of Jerusalem and the failure of the Third Crusade. He united warring Muslim lands, reconquered the bulk of Crusader states and...Read more

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 05:09

Author(s):
Brien Foerster

Cranial deformation of human skulls was a phenomenon that existed on all inhabited continents, and especially the case about 2000 years ago among the elite of societies. Nowhere was it more prevalent than it the countries now known as...Read more

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 04:55

Author(s):
Douglas Palmer

"Fortune & Glory" follows the exploits of the intrepid and sometimes piratical adventurers who put life, limb and reputation at risk in the discovery of some of the world's best-known historical monuments.From 4004BC to the 21st...Read more

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 04:52

Author(s):
William F. Fitzhugh, Elisabeth Ward

Replete with color photographs, drawings, and maps of Viking sites, artifacts, and landscapes, this book celebrates and explores the Viking saga from the combined perspectives of history, archaeology, oral tradition, literature, and...Read more

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 02:40

Author(s):
George G. M. James

In this Illustrated Edition of the book, Dr. James seeks to prove, among others things, that the Ancient Greeks were not the original authors of Greek philosophy, was mainly based on ideas and concepts that were borrowed without...Read more

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 02:39

Author(s):
Augustine of Hippo

St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was one of the central figures in the history of Christianity, and City of God is one of his greatest theological works. Written as an eloquent defence of the faith at a time when the Roman Empire was on...Read more

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 02:38

Author(s):
Gary Lachman

From the sands of Alexandria via the Renaissance palaces of the Medicis to our own time, this spiritual adventure story traces the profound influence of Hermes Trismegistus―the “thrice-great one”―on the Western mind. For centuries, his...Read more

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 02:38

Author(s):
Vincent R. Lee

“This is the story of an escape that turned into a quest that became an obsession that has solved, I think, a very old puzzle. What began as a simple adventure soon took on a life of its own and became in time an Odyssey of

...Read more

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 02:38

Author(s):
Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures *Includes ancient passages and accounts about Ur written by Babylonian kings and others *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading When American archaeologists discovered a collection of...Read more

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 02:37

Author(s):
Thomas Asbridge

A renowned scholar brings to life medieval England’s most celebrated knight, William Marshal—providing an unprecedented and intimate view of this age and the legendary warrior class that shaped it.

Caught on the wrong side of an...Read more

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 02:04

Author(s):
Barry Strauss

Bestselling classical historian Barry Strauss delivers “an exceptionally accessible history of the Roman Empire…much of Ten Caesars reads like a script for Game of Thrones” (The Wall Street Journal)—a summation of three and a half...Read more

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 02:57

Author(s):
Freddy Silva

It has been a mystery how humans suddenly ‘discovered’ civilization around 8000 BC.

But ask indigenous people the world over and they will state that, 12,000 years ago — during a period called the Younger Dryas — another...Read more

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 02:57

Author(s):
Lynne Kelly

In ancient, pre-literate cultures across the globe, tribal elders had encyclopedic memories. They could name all the animals and plants across a landscape, identify the stars in the sky, and recite the history of their people. Yet today...Read more

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 02:57

Author(s):
Patrick McGovern, ‎ Stuart Fleming, ‎ Solomon Katz

This volume presents contemporary evidence scientific, archaeological, botanical, textual, and historical for major revisions in our understanding of winemaking in antiquity. Among the subjects covered are the domestication of the...Read more

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 02:56

Author(s):
Edith Hall

The ancient Greeks invented democracy, theater, rational science, and philosophy. They built the Parthenon and the Library of Alexandria. They wrote down the timeless myths of Odysseus and Oedipus, and the histories of Leonidas’s three...Read more

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 02:56

Author(s):
Kacem Zoughari Ph.D., ‎ Christopher Davy

Here, for the first time, is an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of ninjutsu, including the emergence of the ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other...Read more

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 02:56

Author(s):
Marilynne K. Roach

Based on twenty-seven years of original archival research, including the discovery of previously unknown documents, this day-by-day narrative of the hysteria that swept through Salem Village in 1692 and 1693 reveals new connections...Read more

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 02:40

Author(s):
Roberto Volterri

Historia magistra vitae est? Sometimes yes, sometimes it forgets that it is, or we forget about it ourselves.

What seems unquestionable is the presence of events whose explanation is not immediately evident because the available...Read more

Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 03:25

Author(s):
Lyn Webster Wilde

"Golden-shielded, silver-sworded, man-loving, male-child slaughtering Amazons." That is how the fifth century Greek historian Hellanicus described the Amazons, and they have fascinated society ever since. Did they really exist? Until...Read more

Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 03:24

Author(s):
Adrienne Mayor

Griffins, Cyclopes, Monsters, and Giants--these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern imagination through the vivid accounts that have come down to us from the ancient Greeks and Romans. But what if...Read more

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