Wisdom of the Ancients

Wisdom of the Ancients

Author: Neil Oliver


ISBN: 1787633098

Category: Civilization, Ancient

Page: 272

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Takes us back in time, to grab hold of the ideas buried in forgotten cultures and early civilizations. From Laetoli footprints in Tanzania to Keralan rituals, stone circles and cave paintings, Oliver takes us on a global journey through antiquity.
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