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    • Classics: A Very Short Introduction

    • By: Mary Beard, John Henderson
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    This Very Short Introduction to classics links a haunting temple on a lonely mountainside to the glory of ancient Greece and the grandeur of Rome, and to Classics within modern culture - from Jefferson and Byron to Asterix and Ben-Hur.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Cultural Importance of Classics

    • By Thomas on 12-10-14

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The World of the Ancient Maya

    • 2nd Edition
    • By: John S. Henderson
    • Narrated by: Nadia May
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33

    In this comprehensive survey, updated for this new edition, Henderson explores the entire Maya cultural tradition, from the earliest traces of settlement through the period of the Spanish conquest in the 16th century. His wide-ranging account treats diverse aspects of the Maya world, from religion and philosophy to the environments of the various Maya peoples, using deciphered Maya texts to reconstruct the ancient societies.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not for the layman

    • By Jim on 02-15-07

    Regular price: $20.97

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    • A Deity for the New Millennium
    • By: John A. Henderson
    • Narrated by: John Wagner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      1.5 out of 5 stars 3

    This book may allow some people to overcome their fear of the vengeful, cruel God they were taught to believe in as children. It may allow more people to speak out when they hear religious leaders use their God to incite people to harm others. It may even allow more of us to admit, "I could be wrong."

    Regular price: $20.97