This exciting series explores ancient life by examining the traditions and religious beliefs of each culture. Through photographs, illustrations, and cut-away, detailed diagrams, each book considers the way religious beliefs affected culture-- from food, drink, and entertainment to rituals surrounding birth and death. This unique series is an essential reference guide for library sections that focus on ancient life and offers students ample information for research reports in these subject areas. Supplements school curriculum social studies.
About the Author
Mark Bergin studied at Eastbourne College of Art and has specialized in historical reconstructions, aviation and maritime subjects since 1983. He lives in Bexhill-on-Sea, England, with his wife and three children.
David Salariya was born in Dundee, Scotland. He has illustrated a wide range of books and has created and designed many new series for publishers both in the U.K. and U.S.A. In 1989 he established The Salariya Book Company. He lives in Brighton with his wife, the illustrator Shirley Willis, and their son, Jonathan.