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The Sea-Kings of the Mediterranean

George Fyler Townsend

The Sea-Kings of the Mediterranean

by George Fyler Townsend

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Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • Medieval,
  • History - General History,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11686500M
    ISBN 101410209822
    ISBN 109781410209825

    The early Mediterranean civilization is sometimes given the general name of Aegean, because its great centers were in the Aegean Sea and on the adjoining mainland. The largest island in the Aegean is Crete, and the form of civilization developed there is called Cretan or Minoan, from the name of one of the legendary sea-kings of Crete. Brief biographies emphasizing the voyages and discoveries of various explorers of the ancient world including Hanno of Carthage, Nehsi of Egypt, Pytheas of Greece, and Alexander the Great.

    The Sea-Kings and their Daring Feats. From the word vik, or bay, comes the word viking, long used to designate the sea-rovers of the Northland, the bold Norse wanderers who for centuries made their way to the rich lands of the south on plundering ing by darting out suddenly from hiding places in bays or river mouths to attack passing craft, they in the end became daring scourers of. The story goes all the way back to Alexander, who had roamed the whole earth and written a book about it. The book remained in Egypt until the Muslim conquest, when the Franks fled the country, taking the book with them. Little attention was paid to it until Columbus read it and realized the existence of Antilia to the west of the Atlantic.

    An informative marvelous book on Crete full page out map of Knossos at end of A & C Blackt high in sound tightly bound tive boards,spine slightly slight foxing to front sting neat ther a desirable book pp. plus 2 pages of Dr. Ewan Campbell is a Scottish archaeologist and author, who serves as the senior lecturer of archaeology at the University of author of a number of books, he is perhaps best known as the originator of the historical revisionist thesis that the Dál Riata (the Gaelic people who later founded Scotland) did not originate from Ireland. He has also authored works about Dunadd and Forteviot.


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Buy The Sea Kings of the Mediterranean () at nd: George Fyler Townsend. The Sea-Kings of Crete is about the Minoan civilization, focusing on the early excavations of the Minoan palace in Knossos.

It starts with a discussion of Minos and its role in Greek legends and practices. Then proceeding to discus the finds at Knossos, and adds artifacts from other locations to paint a picture of Minoan Culture/5(22).

He is the author of THE SEA KINGS: The Prophecy and LION AT SEA: The Prophecy Continues, the first two volumes in this series. He majored in geology and has a strong background in Aegean archaeology and the American Civil War/5.

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This history of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta—more commonly known as the Order of Saint John or the Knights of Malta in the modern era—covers the period from their founding in A.D.

as a charitable order called the Knights Hospitaller, tasked with caring for sick pilgrims in Jerusalem, through their centuries of patrolling. The Sea-Kings of Crete is about the Minoan civilization, focusing on the early excavations of the Minoan palace in Knossos.

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Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge The Sea-Kings of The Mediterranean (second edition) Fair crushing to spine ends and visible tanning to spine as well.

Book is also forward leaning and there is major rubbing. Seller Inventory # MEP. Piri Reis is the author of the Kitāb-ı Baḥrīye, or "Book of the Sea", one of the most famous cartographical works of the book gives seafarers information on the Mediterranean coast, islands, crossings, straits, and gulfs; where to take refuge in the event of a storm, how to approach the ports, and precise routes to the ports.

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The dedication is addressed to his 'Dear Boys', 'in the hope that they will hate all that is low and base, and love all that is noble, great and good.'. Each of the Page 10 Minoas which appear so numerously on the coasts of the Mediterranean, from Sicily on the west to Gaza on the east, marks a spot where the King or Kings who bore the name of Minos once held a garrison or a trading-station, and their number shows how wide-reaching was the power of the Cretan sea-Kings.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(22). The Tjeker or Tjekker were one of the Sea Peoples. Known mainly from the Story of Wenamun, the Tjeker are also documented earlier, at Medinet Habu, as raiders defeated by Pharaoh Ramesses III of Egypt in years 5, 8, and 12 of his reign.

Dr. Yaa-Lengi Ngemi (translator of Diop's "Civilization or Barbarism") provides a presentation proving the ancients navigational prowess - Kemet and.

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The author leads us through the search and discovery of Troy and Mycenae before following the clues to Crete/5. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

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He also presented a plethora of empirical evidence to back up these points. Click image left to see a large map from that book indicating the location six maps, the features that have been verified with modern geography, etc. The Sea King's Daughter by Barbara Michaels (Elizabeth Peters) has the protagonist, Sandy Bishop (Ariadne Frederick), leaving her mother and step-father to go on an archaeological hunt with her natural father, who is cold and concerned only with finding Minoan ships in a harbor in Santorini/5.Mediterranean Collection The Mediterranean Sea was the central superhighway of transport, trade and cultural exchange between diverse peoples encompassing three continents: Western Asia, North Africa, and Southern Europe.Charles Hapgoodâe(tm)s classic book on ancient maps is back in print after 20 years.

Hapgood produces concrete evidence of an advanced worldwide civilization existing many thousands of years before ancient Egypt. He has found the evidence in many beautiful maps long known to scholars, the Piri Reis Map that shows Antarctica, the Hadji Ahmed map, the Oronteus Finaeus and other amazing maps/5(2).