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    DescriptionThe Greatest of the ancient mysteries are explored by experts in the field, in a dramatic re-evaluation of man's past, using archaeology, geology, history and astronomy. Ancient Empires rose and fell, new worlds were conquered and lost. Who were the people and how did their civilizations unfold? In this exciting new series, the reader travels into lost worlds, re-examining ancient history to discover the secrets of the past.In a drastic re-evaluation of man's history, using the high-tech tools of modern archaeology, geology and astronomy, civilizations lost for thousands of years are revealed; only now beiong recognized for the advanced societies they were.

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    The Mysteries of the Ancient World
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Judith Flanders
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 216
    Width: 242 mm
    Height: 290 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,150 g
    ISBN 13: 9780297824336
    ISBN 10: 0297824333

    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 930
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    Illustrations note
    100 colour and 25 b&
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated
    Publication date
    12 October 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    Part 1 In the beginning: the last Neanderthals, John Hoffecker; the great dinosaur extinction, Douglas Palmer. Part 2 The archaeological evidence: stone circles, Aubrey Burl; decoding the stones, Steven Snape; mummies - unwrapping the past, Rosalie David; geoglyphs, Paul Bahn; the quest for Troy, Donald Easton; who were the druids?, A.P. Fitzpatrick; the Mayan enigma, Constance Cortez; the Viking saga, Peter Schledermann; the Easter Island mystery, Paul Bahn; cloud cities of the Inca, Karen Wise. Part 3 Myths and legends?: lost Atlantis, Jennifer Westwood; the alchemists, Robert Jackson; the holy shroud, Tristran Gray Hulse; the Holy Grail, Christopher Knight and Robert Lomas; the Knights Templar, Nicholas Best.