Archaic England

Archaic England

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"[...]myths which are based upon them are admittedly older than even the civilisation of the Tigro-Euphrates valley: and they belong, it would appear, to a stock of common inheritance from an uncertain culture centre of immense antiquity.[18] The problem of Crete is indissolubly connected with that of Etruria, which was flourishing in Art and civilisation at a period when Rome was but a coterie of shepherds' huts. Here again are found Cyclopean walls and the traces of some most ancient people who had sway in Italy at a period even more remote than the national existence of Etruria.[19] We are told that the first-comers in Crete ground their meal in stone mortars, and that one of the[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 638 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 30.23mm | 875.43g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507670761
  • 9781507670767