The Ancient World

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Richard A. Gabriel | Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : 0313333483
ISBN 13 : 9780313333484

A military expert presents the violent lives of soldiers in ancient armies, from Sumer to Egypt, from the Israelites to India, and from Classical Greece to the Roman Empire...

Athletics In The Ancient World

Pub Date : 2012-06-11 | Author : E. Norman Gardiner | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780486147451
ISBN 13 : 0486147452

Concise, convincing book emphasizes relationship between Greek and Roman athletics and religion, art, and education. Colorful descriptions of the pentathlon, foot-race, wrestling, ..

Peace In The Ancient World

Pub Date : 2016-05-23 | Author : Kurt A. Raaflaub | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118645123
ISBN 13 : 111864512X

Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories conducts a comparative investigation of why certain ancient societies produced explicit concepts and theories of peace and others ..

The Horse In The Ancient World

Pub Date : 2016-07-29 | Author : Carolyn Willekes | Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 9781786720092
ISBN 13 : 1786720094

The domestication of the horse in the fourth millennium BC altered the course of mankind’s future. Formerly a source only of meat, horses now became the prime mode of fast transp..