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Beacon Lights of History, Vol 1: The Old Pagan Civilizations
by John Lord
1883. Volume One of Eight. This volume contains Part I. The Old Pagan Civilizations. The Beacon Lights of History is a series of lectures by Dr. Lord, who has been called the artistic historian, setting forth the great epochs and master minds of civilization-a biographical history of the world's life. Contents Part I. Ancient Religions: Egyptian, Assyrian, Babylonian and P ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Kessinger Publishing
(first published 1883)
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Jul 02, 2010 Maya rated it it was ok · review of another edition
I'm only giving this book two stars, not because most of what is in it is antiquated, there are many books that suffer with this, but because the author was obviously suffering from a handicap. Apparently Christianity was the one true religion and everything else was false. Not a good attitude for a historian who is trying to talk about pagan religions and ancient philosophy...