Prolegomena to Ancient History

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Author  John Pentland Mahaffy
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   June 16, 2012
ISBN  1451000707
Pages  462

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Essays, compiled from a course of public Lectures in the University of Dublin, contain the facts which the audience desired to obtain in a permanent form. The omission of local allusions, and of colloquial address, will, I trust, make the book of wider application and of larger use, as it is intended to expound, briefly and yet accurately, some of the great discoveries made in our day concerning early civilisations. The Essays are not properly History, but Prolegomena to History, being mainly concerned in discussing the nature and the value of our evidences for human culture antecedent to that of Greece andR
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