The Kingfisher Atlas of the Ancient World (Hardcover)

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The Kingfisher Atlas of the Ancient World (Hardcover)


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Featuring seventeen beautiful hand-illustrated maps and packed with eye-opening information about ancient civilizations and peoples, this is an unbeatable pictorial guide to what the world was like between 10,000 B.C. and A.D. 1000. Each stunning map shows the major sites from a particular civilization or group of civilizations, with their cities, temples, palaces, farmers, and traders brought vividly to life with detailed picture symbols. Feature spreads use photographs of cultural and architectural artifacts, as well as additional information, to focus in greater depth on the key cultures of Egypt, Greece, and Rome.

Simon Adams worked as an editor of children's reference and other nonfiction books before becoming a full-time writer. He has written and contributed to more than fifty books on subjects as varied as the sinking of the Titanic, the two world wars, and the history of jazz. He is the author of Kingfisher Knowledge: Castles & Forts, Kingfisher Knowledge: Life in Ancient Rome, The Kingfisher Atlas of the Ancient World and The Kingfisher Atlas of the Medieval World.
Product Details ISBN: 9780753459140
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication Date: September 15th, 2006
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Kingfisher Atlas
“Readers interested in ancient history will enjoy traveling back in time with this book about people of long ago.” —Children's Literature