Society and Death in Ancient Egypt: Mortuary Landscapes of

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Niles (1987) examines the social significance of different styles of house building and terrace construction in the Huatanay Valley. A detailed look at the life and teachings of Socrates and his pupil Plato, and at the world of the two founding fathers of history --Herodotus, the first Greek historian, and Thucydides, the first to write a thorough and fair account of his own times. Their beliefs become their doctrine and their doctrine becomes dogma.

Pages: 264

Publisher: Cambridge University Press (September 17, 2009)

ISBN: 0521119839

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