The Unauthorized Version

Author: Robin Lane Fox

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SKU: 9780141022963
The Bible is moving, inspirational and endlessly fascinating – but is it true? Starting with Genesis and the implicit background to the birth of Christ, Robin Lane Fox sets out to discover how far biblical descriptions of people, places and events are confirmed or contradicted by external written and archaeological evidence. He turns a sharp historian's eye on when and where the individual books were composed, whether the texts as originally written exist, how the canon was assembled, and why the Gospels give varying accounts even of the trial and condemnation of Jesus.
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Book Cover:  Thoughtful Gardening: Great Plants, Great Gardens, Great Gardeners
Thoughtful Gardening is based on Robin Lane Fox's own selection from his widely admired FT column, which he has rewritten and amplified with new chapters to take readers on a highly enjoyable journey through each season of the gardening year.
Thoughtful Gardening is based on Robin Lane Fox's own selection from his widely admired FT column, which he has rewritten and amplified with new chapters to take readers on a highly enjoyable journey through each season of the gardening year.
Published: 04/04/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141045948
RRP: $22.99
Book Cover: The Classical World: Popular Penguins
Robin Lane Fox's The Classical World brings together the epic histories of Greece and Rome. His panoramic account spans centuries of change, from the foundation of the world's first democracy to the expansion of the Roman Empire, and brings to life such great figures as Homer, Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and Emperor Augustus. Spellbinding and stimulating, it illuminates two civilizations that...
Robin Lane Fox's The Classical World brings together the epic histories of Greece and Rome. His panoramic account spans centuries of change, from the foundation of the world's first democracy to the expansion...
Published: 01/09/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141037615
RRP: $9.95
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Book Cover:  Thoughtful Gardening: Great Plants, Great Gardens, Great Gardeners

Thoughtful Gardening is Robin Lane Fox's first gardening book in twenty-five years, and marks the fortieth year of his weekly columns on gardening for the Financial Times .

Thoughtful Gardening is Robin Lane Fox's first gardening book in twenty-five years, and marks the fortieth year of his weekly columns on gardening for the Financial Times .

Published: 12/10/2010
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781846142895
RRP: $49.95
Book Cover:  Alexander the Great
Tough, resolute, fearless, Alexander was a born warrior and ruler of passionate ambition who understood the intense adventure of conquest and of the unknown. When he died in 323 BC aged thirty-two, his vast empire comprised more than two million square miles, spanning from Greece to India. His achievements were unparalleled – he had excelled as leader to his men, founded eighteen new cities and...
Tough, resolute, fearless, Alexander was a born warrior and ruler of passionate ambition who understood the intense adventure of conquest and of the unknown. When he died in 323 BC aged thirty-two, his...
Published: 10/12/2004
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141020761
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Book Cover:  Travelling Heroes: Greeks and their Myths in the Epic Age of Homer

This remarkable and original book proposes a new way of thinking about the Greeks and their myths in the age of the great Homeric hymns. It combines a lifetime's familiarity with Greek literature and history with the latest archeological discoveries and the author's own journeys to the main sites in the story to describe how particular Greeks of the eighth century BC travelled east and west around...

This remarkable and original book proposes a new way of thinking about the Greeks and their myths in the age of the great Homeric hymns. It combines a lifetime's familiarity with Greek literature and history...

Published: 23/02/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140244991
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Book Cover:  Pagans and Christians
How did Christianity compare and compete with the cults of the pagan gods in the Roman Empire? This scholarly work from award-winning historian, Robin Lane Fox, places Christians and pagans side by side in the context of civil life and contrasts their religious experiences, visions, cults and oracles. Leading up to the time of the first Christian emperor, Constantine, the book aims to enlarge and confirm...
How did Christianity compare and compete with the cults of the pagan gods in the Roman Empire? This scholarly work from award-winning historian, Robin Lane Fox, places Christians and pagans side by side...
Published: 07/08/2006
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141022956
RRP: $29.95
Book Cover: The Classical World: The Epic History of Greece & Rome
The classical civilizations of Greece and Rome dominated the world for centuries and continue to intrigue and enlighten us with their inventions, whether philosophy, politics, theatre, athletics, celebrity, science or the pleasures of horse racing. Robin Lane Fox's spellbinding history spans almost a thousand years of change, from the foundation of the world's first democracy in Athens to the Roman...
The classical civilizations of Greece and Rome dominated the world for centuries and continue to intrigue and enlighten us with their inventions, whether philosophy, politics, theatre, athletics, celebrity...
Published: 28/08/2006
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141021416
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Published:07/08/2006
Format:Paperback, 480 pages
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price:AUD $26.95
ISBN-13:9780141022963
ISBN-10:0141022965
Publisher:Penguin UK

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