The Unbroken Line of the Moon (Sagan om Valhalla #4; Valhalla #1)

In this grand saga of love, war, and magic set in the tenth century, young Sigrid is destined to be the mother of the king of the Nordic lands that would become Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and England.A devout believer in the old Nordic gods, Sigrid is visited regularly in her dreams by the goddess

How Do We Look: The Body, the Divine, and the Question of Civilization

Conceived as a gorgeously illustrated accompaniment to How Do We Look and The Eye of Faith, the famed Civilisations shows on PBS, renowned classicist Mary Beard has created this elegant volume on how we have looked at art Focusing in Part I on the Olmec heads of early Mesoamerica, the colossal

24 Hours in Ancient Rome: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There

Walk a day in a Roman s sandals What was it like to live in one of the ancient world s most powerful and bustling cities one that was eight times densely populated than modern day New York In this entertaining and enlightening guide, bestselling historian Philip Matyszak introduces us to

Classical Philosophy (A History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps #1)

Classical Philosophy is the first of a series of books in which Peter Adamson aims ultimately to present a complete history of philosophy, thoroughly but also enjoyably than ever before In short, lively chapters, based on the popular History of Philosophy podcast, he offers an accessible,