Alexander the Great: The Truth Behind the Myth

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The fascinating fact is that there is a clear succession only in those artistic features that are Islamic inventions—nonfigurative ornament and ceramics. The only woman I had anything to do with was myself, and they say that one can't know oneself. Led by the renowned Black historian and architect, Mathu Otir, and two Mexican guides, we visited numerous museums, temples, pyramids and cities, most of which reflected the genius of the native American Mayas and Aztecs. Servicemen sought distractions from the realities of war whenever and wherever they could find them.

Pages: 367

Publisher: Pan; Reprints edition (July 6, 2011)

ISBN: B005AV94J2

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