Ancient History Box Set For Dummies

Ancient History Box Set For Dummies

by Guy de la Bedoyere
     
 

Uncover the captivating secrets of three powerful ancient civilisations

Ancient Rome, ancient Greece and ancient Egypt all played key roles in the development of the modern world; their intriguing pasts and enduring cultural legacies continue to fascinate us. These lively books trace the tumultuous histories of three mighty empires, covering everything from

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Uncover the captivating secrets of three powerful ancient civilisations

Ancient Rome, ancient Greece and ancient Egypt all played key roles in the development of the modern world; their intriguing pasts and enduring cultural legacies continue to fascinate us. These lively books trace the tumultuous histories of three mighty empires, covering everything from daily life and culture, to the historic battles, events and leaders that shaped the ancient world.

  • The Romans For Dummies – "A must for anyone interested in the Roman Empire and its impact on world history" – Tony Robinson (star of Blackadder and Time Team)
  • The Ancient Greeks For Dummies – find out about ancient Greek architecture, literature, politics, science and philosophy, and discover how their influence is still felt today
  • The Ancient Egyptians For Dummies – unravel the gory details of mummification, find out how and why the pyramids were built, learn to decipher hieroglyphs, and much more

Open the books and find:

  • The stories behind Greek gods and mythology
  • An insight into Roman and Greek architecture and literature
  • Egyptian funerary rites – from mummification to the pyramids
  • How to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs
  • How the ancient kings, queens and emperors governed their nations
  • What daily life was like for the ancient Romans, Greeks and Egyptians
  • Photos, maps and illustrations that bring the stories to life

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470745311
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/14/2009
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
1152
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.90(d)

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