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Beacon Lights of History, Vol. I: The Old Pagan Civilizations (in 15 Volumes) (Hardcover)

Author: Lord, John

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First published posthumously in 1902, this collection of the lectures of American historian JOHN LORD (1810-1894) is a charming rummage through 6,000 years of European and American history, exploring the past from "the old pagan civilizations" to modern leaders and cultures on both sides of the Atlantic. This replica edition features all the original illustrations, hard to come by in other recent versions. It will delight both readers of history and lovers of beautiful, classic books. Volume I: "The Old Pagan Civilizations" covers: [ the ancient religions: Egyptian, Assyrian, Babylonian, and Persian [ the religions of India: Brahmanism and Buddhism [ the classic mythology of the Greeks and Romans [ Confucius [ ancient philosophy [ Socrates [ and more


Publisher Cosimo Classics
Mfg Part# 9781605206950
SKU 212909347
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1605206954
Release Date 11/3/2009
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