There is perhaps no better way to discover the values and chief experiences of a culture than to read its scriptures. Covering sacred texts from ancient Jerusalem to Kyoto, this collection brings together the most enduring literature of Western civilization’s direct ancestors and most distant relatives.
Discover the cultural customs and religious ceremonies of the earliest civilizations in Babylonia and Egypt. Examine the Talmud, Midrash, and other texts integral to historic Judaism. Analyze the writings of Buddha, Confucius, and the ancient Japanese dramatists. Charles Horne’s engaging introductions and an assortment of readable translations make this an excellent resource for sociologists, anthropologists, historians, and anyone interested in investigating the roots of human civilization.
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Charles Francis Horne (1870–1942) was an American historian, prolific author, and professor of English at City College of New York. Among his numerous works are national histories of Spain and Russia, an anthology of Jules Verne, and several volumes studying World War I.