"Fredriksen tells this critical history be contrasting the meanings in the sources, particularly in the New Testament, through the story of the money changers, the resurrection, and the End
In 1346 Edward of Woodstock commanded the frontline at the Battle of Crécy, his father King Edward III of England, intentionally left him unsupported to win the battle, so he could “earn his spurs”
What do we in the West know about Islam? Perhaps more than we did before 9/11 but not much.
To many true believers, America is, was and always will be a Christian nation. It was founded by Christians, and its success as a political experiment rests solidly on the Protestant religion.
“a highly enjoyable historical narrative that reads almost like a modern political thriller . . .”
"Prevas intimately knows the battlefields, mountains, and rivers; he takes the reader on a sort of travelogue as well as telling a great immortal story."
Long before his rendezvous with the Ides of March, 44 BCE, Julius Caesar was one of the ancient world’s most accomplished military leaders.
“For Christians wanting to understand the first followers of their faith, or the skeptic wanting to understand how this faith was formed, this book is a good place to start
SPQR is a not always strictly chronological study of important parts of the history of the Roman Republic and Empire to 212 CE.
Morgens Trolle Larsen’s Ancient Kanesh: A Merchant Colony in Bronze Age Anatolia tells the history of the exploration of a city “of the first attested commercial society in world history”