The only chronicle of Christendom’s Holy Wars that maps and illustrates their entire 700-year history. Spanning the years 1095 to 1798, this atlas integrates text, illustrations and more than 150 maps to trace the rise, development and decline of the Crusades.
The Bestiary of Christ
Louis Charbonneau-Lassay, transl. & abridged by D. M. Dooling
(Parabola Books, 1991)
First English edition of the work of a little-known French Catholic archaeologist/historian on animal symbolism in Christian and other religious traditions. A compendium of religious symbols gleaned from sources as diverse as ancient Egypt, classical Greece and Rome, early and medieval Christianity, the Kabbalah and spiritual schools of the Near and Far East. Illustrated with over 400 woodcuts created by the author.
Building in Egypt: Pharaonic Stone Masonry
(Oxford Univ. Press, 1991)
Arnold, curator in the Egyptian Department of the Metropolitan Museum, traces the methods of Egyptian stone construction from its beginnings at the stepped pyramid at Saqqara, through the pyramids of the Old and Middle Kingdoms to the great hypostyle at Karnak. Covers all aspects of stone building and provides detailed descriptions of tools and instruments used. Richly illustrated with superb photos and field drawings by the author, ancient representations of building activities and illustrations of tools and objects in museum collections.
The Reign of Thutmose IV
Betsy M. Bryan
(Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1991)
Explores Egypt and the Mediterranean world, bringing together written, archaeological and art records to form a comprehensive picture of the largest and wealthiest empire in the early 14th century B.C. Examines the major historical issues of the period, including foreign policy and military adventures in Asia and Nubia. More than 50 photos, many never before published.
Atlas of the Crusades
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