Great Lives from History: Ancient and medieval series, Volume 1
Frank Northen Magill
Salem Press, 1988 - Biography - 2420 pages
A five-volume set of biographical sketches, arranged alphabetically, of 470 individuals whose contributions influenced world culture and the social development of societies flourishing in earlier centuries.
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Abd al-Mu'min Abelard Abu Hanifah Aeschylus Agesilaus Agrippa Akiba al-Ash'ari al-Biruni Albertus Alcibiades Alcuin Alexander Alfonso Alhazen Almohad Alp Arslan Anaxagoras ancient Anthony Antiochus Arabic Archimedes Areas of Achievement Aretaeus Aristophanes Aristotle Aristoxenus army Arnolfo Aryabhata Asclepiades Ashurbanipal Asia Aśoka astronomy Athanasius Athens Augustus Avicenna Baybars became Benedict Bibliography biography Bishop Boethius Bohemond Bonaventure Boniface Born Brahmagupta brother Buridan Byzantine Caesar caliph Callimachus Cambridge Cato Catullus century chapter Charlemagne Charles Charles's Cheng Christian Church Contribution court Crusade culture death defeat died early Egypt emperor empire father Franciscan Frankish Greek Ibn Rushd imperial influence Islamic Italy king kingdom known later Latin Life's major mathematics medicine medieval military modern Mongols Muslim Octavian palace philosophy poems political Pope reign religious Roman Rome ruler Saint scholars sources Spain Spartan Summary theology theory tion tradition Translated University Press volume Western writings York