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Ancient Lives Of Scottish Saints by John Pinkerton
✏Book Title : Ancient Lives of Scottish Saints ✏Author : John Pinkerton ✏Publisher : Anonim ✏Release Date : 1895 ✏Pages : 373 pages ✏ISBN : STANFORD:36105038951013 ✏Rating: 4/5 from 21 users GET BOOK
✏Book Title : Ancient Bodies Ancient Lives ✏Author : Rosemary A. Joyce ✏Publisher : ✏Release Date : 2008 ✏Pages : 152 ✏ISBN : STANFORD:36105131784303 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Ancient Bodies Ancient Lives Book Summary : An anthropological report on gender roles in prehistoric times draws on a wealth of recent studies that offers insight into the history of sexual identity as it developed hundreds of thousands of years ago, challenging modern stereotypes and assumptions to explain the different ways in which ancient people defined themselves.
✏Book Title : Ancient Lives of Scottish Saints ✏Author : John Pinkerton ✏Publisher : ✏Release Date : 1895 ✏Pages : 373 ✏ISBN : STANFORD:36105038951013 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Book Title : To Live Ancient Lives ✏Author : Theodore Dwight Bozeman ✏Publisher : UNC Press Books ✏Release Date : 2014-01-01 ✏Pages : 424 ✏ISBN : 9781469600093 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏To Live Ancient Lives Book Summary : To Live Ancient Lives signals a sharp redirection of Puritan studies. It provides the first comprehensive study of Puritan primitivism, defined as the drive to recover and return to church and society the ordinances of biblical times. This work traces a campaign to purify English Christianity of postapostolic accretions from the Henrician Reformation to the Great Migration of 1630 and through the first five decades in New England. Taking their bearings from a special past, Puritans were not concerned with the future in a modern sense. The Great Migration was not intended as an errand to reform the world or inaugurate the millennium, but as a flight to a free world in which long-lost biblical rules and ways could be reinstituted. Drawing on hundreds of sermons and tracts, Bozeman demonstrates how the search for the long-lost helps to identify Puritanism as a discrete order within Protestant dissent, and he locates that movement within the larger spectrum of restorationist Christian movements and of Western mythology. Originally published in 1988. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.
✏Book Title : Ancient Lives New Discoveries ✏Author : John H. Taylor ✏Publisher : British Museum Publications Limited ✏Release Date : 2014 ✏Pages : 192 ✏ISBN : 0714119121 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Ancient Lives New Discoveries Book Summary : In recent years, British Museum curators have collaborated with scientists and medical experts to find new ways of studying ancient Egyptian mummies. Ever-developing, non-invasive scanning techniques have produced astonishing results, allowing us to understand more clearly how people lived and died in the ancient Nile Valley. Piecing together key biographical data and information, it has been possible for the first time to discover more about who these people were in ancient Egyptian society, their status and beliefs. Eight significant mummies are 'explored', each carefully selected to tell a different story. They include a young female temple singer, an unknown man of high status, and a child from the Roman era. For each of the mummies featured, a personal profile is built up, leading on to an investigation of a particular aspect of life or death in the ancient society to which they belonged. Diet, disease, personal adornment and childhood are just some of the themes covered and help to remind us that all the mummies were once living people. CT scans have revealed a wealth of information, such as the health problems that the individual must have suffered during life, age at death and sometimes cause of death, the manner of mummification and on occasion irregularities in the process. Illustrated throughout with astonishing CT images (segments and 3D models), the book reveals each stage of the virtual unwrapping. As each layer is removed, the reader is able to observe the bandages, skin, muscles, skeleton and internal organs, as well as any objects placed inside the mummies. Technology is transforming our understanding of these past inhabitants of the Nile valley, refining previous interpretations and providing answers to long-held questions. In some cases, we have at last been able to 'see' the person behind the mask.Funerary objects are also highlighted for context: for example, non-invasive imaging of the contents of canopic jars; analyses of embalming substances, and identification of wood species and pigment types used in coffins. The majority of the material is drawn from the British Museum's extensive Egypt and Sudan collections. With over 200 specially commissioned photographs, Ancient Lives, new discoveries sets out to shine a new light on the past.
✏Book Title : Ancient Lives ✏Author : Brian M. Fagan ✏Publisher : Routledge ✏Release Date : 2020-11-10 ✏Pages : 572 ✏ISBN : 9781000177367 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Ancient Lives Book Summary : Focusing on sites of key significance and the world’s first civilizations, Ancient Lives is an accessible and engaging textbook which introduces complete beginners to the fascinating worlds of archaeology and prehistory. Drawing on their impressive combined experience of the field and the classroom, the authors use a jargon-free narrative style to enliven the major developments of more than 3 million years of human culture. First introducing the basic principles, methods, and theoretical approaches of archaeology, the book then provides a summary of world prehistory from a global perspective. This latest edition provides an up-to-date account of human evolution and the origins of modern humans. It explores the reality of life in the prehistoric world. Later chapters describe the development of agriculture and animal domestication, and the emergence of cities, states, and preindustrial civilizations in widely separated parts of the world. Our knowledge of these is changing thanks to revolutionary developments in LIDAR (light detection and ranging) technology and other remote-sensing devices. With this new edition updated to reflect the latest discoveries and research in the discipline, Ancient Lives continues to be a comprehensive and essential introduction to archaeology. It will be ideal for students looking for an accessible guide to the subject.
✏Book Title : Ancient Lives ✏Author : John Romer ✏Publisher : ✏Release Date : 1994 ✏Pages : 235 ✏ISBN : 1854799274 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Ancient Lives Book Summary : More than 3000 years ago, a village was established at Thebes, on the west bank of the Nile, to house the workers who created the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. This book relates their quarrels and rivalries, sickness and health, marriages and deaths, and the effects of flood, pillage and war.
✏Book Title : Ancient Lives ✏Author : Dr. Brian Fagan ✏Publisher : Routledge ✏Release Date : 2016-01-20 ✏Pages : 528 ✏ISBN : 9781317350279 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Ancient Lives Book Summary : Theory and Methods in Archaeology and Prehistory Written for complete beginners in a narrative style, Ancient Lives is aimed at introductory courses in archaeology and prehistory that cover archaeological methods and theory, as well as world prehistory. The first half of Ancient Lives covers the basic principles, methods, and theoretical approaches of archaeology. The second half is devoted to a summary of the major developments of human prehistory: the origins of humankind and the archaic world, the origins and spread of modern humans, the emergence of food production, and the beginnings of civilization. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Understand the basic principles of archaeology Summarize the major developments of human prehistory
✏Book Title : Ancient Lives ✏Author : Fraser Hunter ✏Publisher : ✏Release Date : 2016-10-13 ✏Pages : 382 ✏ISBN : 9088903824 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Ancient Lives Book Summary : Ancient Lives provides new perspectives on objects, people and place in early Scotland and beyond.This scholarly and accessible volume provides a show-case of new information and new perspectives on material culture linked, but not limited to, Scotland.