Related searches
cracked lost to history
we lost to history

Lost to the WestLost to the West
Lars Brownworth
Filled with unforgettable stories of emperors, generals, and religious patriarchs, as well as fascinating glimpses into the life of the ordinary citizen, Lost to the West reveals how much we owe to the Byzantine Empire that was the equal of any in its achievements, appetites, and enduring legacy. For more than a millennium, Byzantium reigned as the ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2010-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780307407962

Lost EnlightenmentLost Enlightenment
S. Frederick Starr
In this sweeping and richly illustrated history, S. Frederick Starr tells the fascinating but largely unknown story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing accomplishments of its greatest minds--remarkable figures who built a bridge to the modern world. Because nearly all of these figures wrote in Arabic, ...
Number of pages: 680 | Publication Date: 2015-06-02 | ISBN-13: 9780691165851

A Field Guide to Getting LostA Field Guide to Getting Lost
Rebecca Solnit
A stimulating exploration of wandering, being lost, and the uses of the unknown from the author of Men Explain Things To MeWritten as a series of autobiographical essays, A Field Guide to Getting Lost draws on emblematic moments and relationships in Rebecca Solnit's life to explore issues of uncertainty, trust, loss, memory, desire, and place. Soln ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2006-06-27 | ISBN-13: 9780143037248

The Rarest BlueThe Rarest Blue
Baruch Sterman
For centuries, blue and purple dyed fabrics ranked among the ancient world s most desirable objects, commanding many times their weight in gold. Few people knew their secrets, carefully guarding the valuable knowledge, and strict laws regulated their production and use. The Rarest Blue tells the incredible story of tekhelet, the elusive sky-blue c ...
Number of pages: 328 | Publication Date: 2017-08-31 | ISBN-13: 9780692890035

Lost to TimeLost to Time
Martin W. Sandler
Stories that history forgot… but readers will remember. “The only thing new in the world,” said Harry S. Truman, “is the history you don't know.” In this fascinating collection of historical vignettes, Martin W. Sandler (author of Resolute and Atlantic Ocean) restores to memory important events, people, and developments that have been lo ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2014-10-07 | ISBN-13: 9781454913382

Lost HistoryLost History
Michael H. Morgan
In an era when the relationship between Islam and the West seems mainly defined by mistrust and misunderstanding, it is important to remember that for centuries Muslim civilization was the envy of the world. Lost History fills a significant void and is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the major the early Muslims played in influenc ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2008-06-17 | ISBN-13: 9781426202803

Jesus and the Lost GoddessJesus and the Lost Goddess
by Timothy Freke, Peter Gandy
Why Were the Teachings of the Original Christians Brutally Suppressed by the Roman Church?• Because they portray Jesus and Mary Magdalene as mythic figures based on the Pagan Godman and Goddess• Because they show that the gospel story is a spiritual allegory encapsulating a profound philosophy that leads to mythical enlightenment• Because the ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2002-10-22 | ISBN-13: 9781400045945

Sailing from ByzantiumSailing from Byzantium
Colin Wells
A gripping intellectual adventure story, Sailing from Byzantium sweeps you from the deserts of Arabia to the dark forests of northern Russia, from the colorful towns of Renaissance Italy to the final moments of a millennial city under siege….Byzantium: the successor of Greece and Rome, this magnificent empire bridged the ancient and modern worlds ...
Number of pages: 368 | Publication Date: 2007-07-31 | ISBN-13: 9780553382730

Lost in Shangri-LaLost in Shangri-La
Mitchell Zuckoff

Number of pages: 432 | Publication Date: 2012-04-24 | ISBN-13: 9780061988356

A Long Walk to WaterA Long Walk to Water
Linda Sue Park
The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2011-10-04 | ISBN-13: 9780547577319

ISBN Directory © 2014-2017 Book Search and Price Comparison