24 Hours in Ancient China by Yijie Zhuang – A Book Review

Blurb: Spend 24 hours with the ancient Chinese. Travel back to AD 17, during the fourth year of the reign of Wang Mang of the Han dynasty, a vibrant and innovative era full of conflicts and contradictions. But as different as the Han culture might have been to other great ancient civilizations, the inhabitants of…… Continue reading 24 Hours in Ancient China by Yijie Zhuang – A Book Review

24 Hours In Ancient Athens by Phillip Matyszak – A Book Review

Blurb:  Spend 24 hours with the ancient Athenians. See the city through their eyes as it teeters on the edge of the fateful war that would end its golden age. Athens, 416 BC. A tenuous peace holds. The city-state’s political and military might are feared throughout the ancient world; it pushes the boundaries of social,…… Continue reading 24 Hours In Ancient Athens by Phillip Matyszak – A Book Review

24 Hours In Ancient Egypt by Donald P. Ryan – A Book Review

Blurb:  Spend 24 hours with the ancient Egyptians. Ancient Egypt wasn’t all pyramids, sphinxes and gold sarcophagi. For your average Egyptian, life was tough, and work was hard, conducted under the burning gaze of the sun god Ra. During the course of a day in the ancient city of Thebes (modern-day Luxor), Egypt’s religious capital,…… Continue reading 24 Hours In Ancient Egypt by Donald P. Ryan – A Book Review

24 Hours In Ancient Rome By Philip Matyszak – A Book Review

Blurb: 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 more densely populated than modern day New York? In this entertaining and enlightening guide, bestselling historian Philip Matyszak introduces us to the people who…… Continue reading 24 Hours In Ancient Rome By Philip Matyszak – A Book Review

Dead Mountain by Donnie Eichar – A Book Review

Blurb: In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain. Eerie aspects of the incident, unsettling and unexplained causes of death, a strange final photograph taken by one of the hikers and signs of radioactivity, have led to decades of speculation…… Continue reading Dead Mountain by Donnie Eichar – A Book Review