Mesopotamia

Author: Enrico Ascalone
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ISBN: 9780520252660
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This beautifully illustrated guide to the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia, the region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, is the perfect companion for travelers and armchair travelers alike. It provides a concise survey of three ancient cultures that have often been misunderstood, both because of Biblical and neoclassical traditions, and because of twentieth- and twenty-first-century events. Lavishly illustrated in full color on every page, the book is arranged topically to cover the broad areas of life, such as people, politics, religion, the world of the dead, and important places and monuments. The text emphasizes the archaeological and literary evidence pertaining to Mesopotamia during the period before the arrival of Alexander the Great, beginning with the written sources, including the list of Sumerian kings and the epic of Gilgamesh, and continuing with the major personages, such as the Akkadian monarchy from Sargon through Nabonedo. The book also brings together the principal Mesopotamian works of art that have been dispersed in museums worldwide - notably the materials from the Baghdad Museum that were damaged or lost in the present war. Packed with information, images, maps, diagrams, and reconstructions, Mesopotamia is the perfect companion to an important ancient civilization. Copub: Mondadori Electa

Apocalisse Dallo Spazio L Avvento Di Nibiru E Dei Vigilanti

Author: LUCA SCANTAMBURLO
Editor: Youcanprint
ISBN: 8891172626
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Questo saggio è la nuova edizione italiana -riveduta ed ampliata- del libro "Apocalisse dallo Spazio. L'avvento di Nibiru e dei Vigilanti", già pubblicato nel 2011 con Lulu.com. Quale legame potrebbe esistere fra l'antico mito mesopotamico di Nibiru e la ricerca astronomica del cosiddetto Pianeta X? Chi sono gli enigmatici Anunna adorati in Mesopotamia millenni fa? In cosa consiste il caso Secretum Omega e quale ruolo avrebbe l'intelligence del Vaticano? Perché Zecharia Sitchin avrebbe ricevuto un permesso speciale di ricerca presso la Biblioteca Vaticana, e chi sarebbero stati i suoi maestri occulti? Luca Scantamburlo - già autore di altri tre testi in lingua italiana dedicati all'argomento - conduce il lettore ad interrogarsi su queste tematiche, anche alla luce dello sconcertante memoriale Rumor dato alle stampe nell'anno 2010. In un lungo saggio introduttivo, L. Scantamburlo analizza e commenta tale memoriale, soprattutto nel contesto dei drammatici cambiamenti climatici e geologici che contraddistinguono questi ultimi anni, e che hanno contraddistinto il nostro remoto passato.

The 12th Planet

Author: Zecharia Sitchin
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1591439191
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Over the years, startling evidence has been unearthed, challenging established notions of the origins of Earth and life on it, and suggesting the existence of a superior race of beings who once inhabited our world. The product of thirty years of intensive research, The 12th Planet is the first book in Zecharia Sitchin's prophetic Earth Chronicles series--a revolutionary body of work that offers indisputable documentary proof of humanity's extraterrestrial forefathers. Travelers from the stars, they arrived eons ago, and planted the genetic seed that would ultimately blossom into a remarkable species...called Man. The 12th Planet brings to life the Sumerian civilization, presenting millennia-old evidence of the existence of Nibiru, the home planet of the Anunnaki, and of the landings of the Anunnaki on Earth every 3,600 years, and reveals a complete history of the solar system as told by these early visitors from another planet. Zecharia Sitchin's Earth Chronicles series, with millions of copies sold worldwide, deal with the history and prehistory of Earth and humankind. Each book in the series is based upon information written on clay tablets by the ancient civilizations of the Near East. The series is offered here, for the first time, in highly readable, hardbound collector's editions with enhanced maps and diagrams.

History Begins At Sumer

Author: Samuel Noah Kramer
Editor: Univ of Pennsylvania Pr
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The political, religious, and social life of one of the world's oldest societies are described by a leading Sumerologist

Army And Power In The Ancient World

Author: Angelos Chaniotis
Editor: Franz Steiner Verlag
ISBN: 9783515081979
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Papers from a round table held Aug. 9, 2000, in Oslo.

The Stairway To Heaven

Author: Zecharia Sitchin
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1591439183
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Since earliest times, humanity has pondered the incomprehensible mysteries of the universe, life...and the afterlife. In The Stairway to Heaven, the second book of Zecharia Sitchin's Earth Chronicles series, the author answers these fundamental questions: Was there somewhere on Earth where, after death, mortal man could join the immortal Gods? Where was this place? By whom was it established? And does it still exist today? After years of painstaking research--combining recent archaeological discoveries with ancient texts and artifacts--Sitchin has identified the legendary Land of the Gods, and provided astounding new revelations about the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, and other mysterious monuments whose true meanings and purposes have been lost for eons. The Earth Chronicles deal with the history and prehistory of Earth and humankind. Each book in the series is based upon information written on clay tablets by the ancient civilizations of the Near East. For the first time, the entire Earth Chronicles series is now available in a hardcover collector's edition.

The Trojan War

Author: Barry Strauss
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743264426
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Drawing on archaeological research, an expert account of the famous historical battle confirms many details recounted in Homer's epic account, from Troy's alliance with the Hittite Empire to the significant fire at the end of the twelfth century and facts

Galois Theory

Author: Emil Artin
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048615825X
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Clearly presented discussions of fields, vector spaces, homogeneous linear equations, extension fields, polynomials, algebraic elements, as well as sections on solvable groups, permutation groups, solution of equations by radicals, and other concepts. 1966 edition.

Emperor

Author: Conn Iggulden
Editor: Delta
ISBN: 0385343426
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With his acclaimed Emperor novels, author Conn Iggulden brings a dazzling world to life–the rich, complex world of ancient Rome as seen through the eyes of one extraordinary man: Julius Caesar. Now Iggulden returns to the story of Julius Caesar and a realm that stretches from the sands of North Africa to the coast of Britain. Against this magnificent backdrop, Caesar, his first victories under his belt and a series of key alliances in place, makes his move toward power and glory–and commands his famous legions on one of history’s bloodiest and most daring military campaigns. It is the heart of the first century B.C. For Julius Caesar, the time has come to enter the treacherous political battleground that has become Rome. Having proved his valor in the slaves’ revolt, Caesar is strengthened by the love and vision of a beautiful older woman, and by the sword of his loyal friend, Marcus Brutus. And when he is appointed to a new position of power, Caesar manages to do what none of the other great figures of his time could: capture the hearts of the Roman people themselves. Crushing a rebellion, bringing order to the teeming city, Caesar then makes the move that will change history. He leaves Rome for the foothills of the Alps. And with an army made in his own image, he begins a daring charge through Gaul, across the English Channel, and to the wilds of tribal Britain. Here, in a series of cataclysmic clashes, the legend of Julius Caesar will be forged. And while Caesar and Brutus pit their lives–and those of their men–against the armies of the wilderness, their political adversaries in Rome grow at once more fearful and more formidable. So when the fighting at the dominion’s edge is over, the greatest danger to Julius Caesar will await him on the Tiber–with a man who wants Rome himself. From the clash of armies to the heat of a woman’s seduction, from the thunder of battle to the orgies of pleasure and plunder that follow in a warrior’s wake, Emperor: The Field of Swords captures in riveting detail a world being shaped by a brilliant civilization. And in this extraordinary novel, the fate of Rome is being driven by the ambitions of a single man. A man with an unmatched genius for power. From the Hardcover edition.

The Ancient Secret Of The Flower Of Life Volume 1

Author: Drunvalo Melchizedek
Editor: Light Technology Publishing
ISBN:
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"Here, Drunvalo Melchizedek presents in text and graphics the first half of the Flower of Life Workshop, illuminating the mysteries of how we came to be, why the world is the way it is and the subtle energies that allow our awareness to blossom into its true beauty." --COVER.