The First Century: Emperors, Gods and Everyman

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HarperCollins Canada, Limited, 1990 - History - 402 pages
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The dawn of the first century saw Rome ascend to its fullest glory, Christian missionaries reaching India, the building of the pyramids in Mexico, and Buddhism being welcomed at the Chinese imperial court. William Klingman has written this engrossing history of the major events and people at the time of Jesus, the Roman Empire, and the Han Dynasty. Illustrated.

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Clever overview of China, Jerusalem and the Roman Empire during the first century CE, with the weight of the book focused on the Roman Empire. Entertaining and informative. Read full review

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Since American culture often hedges between Christian and Oriental spiritual thought, sometimes opting to combine the two for a personalized belief system, there is clearly a need to put these two ... Read full review


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