During the course of a day in the ancient city of Thebes, we meet 24 Egyptians from all strata of society. We encounter a different character every hour and in every chapter, and through their eyes see what an average day in ancient Egypt was really like. / Pasemos 24 horas con los antiguos egipcio..
What was it like to live in one of the ancient world's most powerful and bustling cities - one that was eight times more densely populated than modern day New York? In this entertaining, enlightening guide, bestselling historian Philip Matyszak introduces us to the people who lived and worked in Anc..
An enlightening account by a soldier reveals his thoughts and theories on armored warfare and motorized land battle, which he then put in action to devastating effect during World War Two. Guderian's treatise on the importance of tank development, and on modern mechanized technology, shows exactly w..
The myth of the Amazons comes from Ancient Greece. The ethnographic data on these equestrian warlike women influenced the Greco-Roman philosophy; went to the Islamic and Christian world, and reached the New World, where a river honors these female beings. / El mito de las amazonas surgió en Grecia ..
The work of Spain in the New World is still very unknown, despite the fact that the surprising encounter of a world revolutionized the geographical reality and the order of the medieval world. The most relevant result of this work is the birth of a new cultural space, the Hispanic Civilization, peop..
This book provides an introduction to ancient Egypt. Beginning with a geographical overview that explains the development of Egyptian belief systems and its political development, it examines methodology, the history of Egyptology, religion, social organization, urban and rural life, and death...
This book is an exciting journey full of surprises, adventure and mystery. The passion for archeology has led its authors to travel throughout the Iberian Peninsula (and beyond) in search of great archaeological discovery that tell stories about our ancestors. Here they relate us their experiences. ..
Beyond myths or legends, this book demonstrates, through a rigorous study of history, archeology, and toponymy, that there are enough grounds to claim that there were important kingdoms in the Western world since ancient times which were called Atlantis. / En este libro encontraremos dónde se halla..
A vision of the main empires that have occurred in history, from Egypt to the United States of America. A multitude of maps and illustrations that will help us understand Byzantium, the Chinese and Mongolian empires, the different caliphates, the pre-Columbian empires of America, the Spanish Empire,..
In this Atlas, the philosopher Heleno Saña makes a brilliant synthesis of universal thought that will allow you to go on a journey through centuries of human thinking with a clear, simple and concise language. / Conocer la historia de la filosofía y de los filósofos resulta apasionante. Este Atlas ..
This introduction to Islamic philosophy aims to offer the readers, as a reflection, some critical tools in order to delve into the development of Islam from its earliest beginnings, dismantling fallacious clichés and offering an enriching and well-founded cultural vision. / Esta introducción a la f..
In recent years, no History of Spain has been published in a single volume that serves as a reading for the general public and, at the same time, as a manual for students. With the desire to seek the truth, this work appears in which the authors reflect on all the events in which Spain has starred. ..