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a history of the ancient world

knowledge of some recent fact or event that has become so commonly known that it has lost its original pertinence

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Accordingly, the French ancient historian Michel Humm stated in a recent article that cultural history as practiced in Germany since the 1990s is actually a "histoire culturelle a la francaise" (HUMM 2012, p.
Izmir, described by reknown ancient historian Herodotus as a city "founded in the most wonderful climate of the world under the most sublime of skies", houses all sorts of holiday facilities vacationers may desire.
Montblanc also presents them with a precious variation of the current Patron of Art Edition -- named this year after the great ancient historian and explorer of the Orient, Max von Oppenheim.
This approach would also have saved Heyman from some embarrassments, since various minor errors reveal that Heyman is not an ancient historian, for example, the chronology of Cicero and Clodius (48-49) or of Sulla and Pompey (58).
and was finding myself captivated by an ancient historian's ability
However, analysis of their bones has put forward the hypothesis that gladiators were vegetarian athletes: in his accounts of Rome, the ancient historian Plinius refers to gladiators as "hordearii" (barley-eaters) (Eichholz et al., 1938).
Ramsay MacMullen, eminent Yale ancient historian, sheds new light on this question in a disturbing book.
Finley, the late distinguished ancient historian, had long argued that Homer's fictive world was largely drawn from the so-called Dark Ages (1100-800 B.C.).
Christian Meier is a prominent, and prolific, ancient historian, now retired, who taught for many years at the University of Munich.
As an ancient historian, Cline has excellent command of the early material.
In the year 540 B.C., Milo claimed his first of what would be six championships in the Greek Olympiad, thereby becoming "the most illustrious of athletes," in the words of the ancient historian Strabo.
He describes himself as an ancient historian rather than an exegete.
"Egypt," wrote the ancient historian Herodotus, "is a gift of the Nile."
He was an anthropologist rather than an ancient historian and was of necessity dependent on the syntheses of non-Marxist historians.
displays an impressive knowledge of more recent campaigns and theories of war which will no doubt delight the military enthusiast, whilst for the ancient historian the book is one of the first studies to consider seriously how the Roman army really worked.
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