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By Time Period

Paleolithic Period (200,000-8,000 BC)

Neolithic Period (8000-4500 BC)

Chalcolithic Period (4500-3300 BC)
More Inventions of the Ancient Near East

Early Bronze Age (3300-2000 BC)
A Gallery of Inventions
More Inventions of the Ancient Near East
The First Economic Reforms

Middle Bronze Age (2000-1550 BC)
A Gallery of Inventions

Late Bronze Age (1550-1200 BC)
The Battle of the Nile Delta, 1178 BC
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 1
The Trojan Horse
The Trojan War in Greek Historical Sources

Iron Age I (1200-1000 BC)
A Gallery of Inventions
The Battle of the Nile Delta, 1178 BC
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 2
The Edge of the World: Life in the Phoenician Colony of Gadir
The Trojan Horse
The Trojan War in Greek Historical Sources

Iron Age II (1000-539 BC)
A Gallery of Inventions
Assyrian Agricultural Technology
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 2
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 3
High North: Carthaginian Exploration of Ireland
“Magi from the East”: The Origin of the Three Wise Men.
More Inventions of the Ancient Near East
On the Possible Near Eastern Origin of the Catapult
The Edge of the World: Life in the Phoenician Colony of Gadir

Persian Period (539-330 BC)
High North: Carthaginian Exploration of Ireland
“Magi from the East”: The Origin of the Three Wise Men.
More Inventions of the Ancient Near East
On the Possible Near Eastern Origin of the Catapult
The Persian Royal Mail
The Quest for Herakles

Hellenistic Period (323-30 BC)
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 3
More Inventions of the Ancient Near East
The Battle of Carrhae, 53 BC
The Edge of the World: Life in the Phoenician Colony of Gadir
The Jewish Queen
The Power of the Ancient Catapult

Parthian Period (247 BC-224 AD)
Ancient Electricity
China Discovers the Ancient Near East
“Magi from the East”: The Origin of the Three Wise Men.
Parthians at Philippi: A Case Study of an Ancient Proxy War
The Life and Works of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part I: The Diplomat.
The Battle of Carrhae, 53 BC

Roman Period (30 BC-395 AD)
A Gallery of Inventions
China Discovers the Ancient Near East
Christianity in the Roman Army: Countering the Pacifist Narrative
Inventions from the Ancient Near East, Part 3: Tatian, Clement of Alexandria and the Battle for History.
“Magi from the East”: The Origin of the Three Wise Men.
Mary, Mother of God
More Inventions from the Ancient Near East
Parthians at Philippi: A Case Study of an Ancient Proxy War

The Edge of the World: Life in the Phoenician Colony of Gadir
The Great Persecution
The Letters of Abgar V
The Life and Works of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part I: The Diplomat.
The Life and Words of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part II: The General.
The Power of the Ancient Catapult

Sassanid Period (224-651 AD)
Ancient Electricity
China Discovers the Ancient Near East
More Inventions from the Ancient Near East
The Life and Works of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part I: The Diplomat.
The Life and Words of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part II: The General.

Byzantine Period (395-622 AD)

By Subject

Early Christianity
Christianity in the Roman Army: Countering the Pacifist Narrative
Inventions from the Ancient Near East, Part 3: Tatian, Clement of Alexandria and the Battle for History.
“Magi from the East”: The Origin of the Three Wise Men.
Mary, Mother of God
The Great Persecution
The Letters of Abgar V
The Life and Works of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part I: The Diplomat.
The Life and Words of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part II: The General.

Economic History
Assyrian Agricultural Technology
China Discovers the Ancient Near East
The Edge of the World: Life in the Phoenician Colony of Gadir
The First Economic Reforms
High North: Carthaginian Exploration of Ireland

Experimental Archaeology
Ancient Electricity

Historical Memory
Christianity in the Roman Army: Countering the Pacifist Narrative
Inventions from the Ancient Near East, Part 3: Tatian, Clement of Alexandria and the Battle for History.
Mary, Mother of God
The Trojan Horse
The Trojan War in Greek Historical Sources

Historiography
Christianity in the Roman Army: Countering the Pacifist Narrative
Inventions from the Ancient Near East, Part 3: Tatian, Clement of Alexandria and the Battle for History.
The Trojan War in Greek Historical Sources

Judaism
The Jewish Queen

Maritime History
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 1
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 2
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 3
High North: Carthaginian Exploration of Ireland
The Battle of the Nile Delta, 1178 BC
The Edge of the World: Life in the Phoenician Colony of Gadir

Military History
Christianity in the Roman Army: Countering the Pacifist Narrative
More Inventions from the Ancient Near East
On the Possible Near Eastern Origin of the Catapult
Parthians at Philippi: A Case Study of an Ancient Proxy War
The Life and Words of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part II: The General.
The Power of the Ancient Catapult
The Trojan Horse
The Trojan War in Greek Historical Sources

Religious Studies
Christianity in the Roman Army: Countering the Pacifist Narrative
Inventions from the Ancient Near East, Part 3: Tatian, Clement of Alexandria and the Battle for History.
“Magi from the East”: The Origin of the Three Wise Men.
Mary, Mother of God
The Great Persecution
The Quest for Herakles

Social History
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 1
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 2
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 3
The Great Persecution
The Quest for Herakles

Spying and Intelligence
The Persian Royal Mail

Technology
A Gallery of Inventions
Ancient Electricity
Assyrian Agricultural Technology
Inventions from the Ancient Near East, Part 3: Tatian, Clement of Alexandria and the Battle for History.
More Inventions from the Ancient Near East
On the Possible Near Eastern Origin of the Catapult
The Life and Words of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part II: The General.
The Persian Royal Mail
The Power of the Ancient Catapult
The Trojan Horse

By Region

Anatolia
The Great Persecution
The Persian Royal Mail
The Trojan Horse
The Trojan War in Greek Historical Sources

Arabia

Crete

Cyprus

Egypt
A Gallery of Inventions
China Discovers the Ancient Near East
Inventions from the Ancient Near East, Part 3: Tatian, Clement of Alexandria and the Battle for History.
More Inventions from the Ancient Near East
The Battle of the Nile Delta, 1178 BC
The Great Persecution
The Quest for Herakles

Ethiopia

Israel/Palestine
Christianity in the Roman Army: Countering the Pacifist Narrative
“Magi from the East”: The Origin of the Three Wise Men.
Mary, Mother of God
Parthians at Philippi: A Case Study of an Ancient Proxy War
The Great Persecution
The Jewish Queen
The Life and Works of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part I: The Diplomat.

Jordan
China Discovers the Ancient Near East

The Levant
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 1
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 2
Parthians at Philippi: A Case Study of an Ancient Proxy War
The Great Persecution
The Quest for Herakles

Mesopotamia
A Gallery of Inventions
Ancient Electricity
Assyrian Agricultural Technology
China Discovers the Ancient Near East
More Inventions from the Ancient Near East
The First Economic Reforms
The Life and Works of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part I: The Diplomat.
The Life and Words of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part II: The General.
The Persian Royal Mail

North Africa
Christianity in the Roman Army: Countering the Pacifist Narrative
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 3
High North: Carthaginian Exploration of Ireland
The Great Persecution

Nubia

Persia
China Discovers the Ancient Near East
“Magi from the East”: The Origin of the Three Wise Men.
The Persian Royal Mail

Phoenician Spain
High North: Carthaginian Exploration of Ireland
The Edge of the World: Life in the Phoenician Colony of Gadir

Syria
A Gallery of Inventions
Christianity in the Roman Army: Countering the Pacifist Narrative
Democracy and Maritime Power in the Near East, Part 1
More Inventions from the Ancient Near East
Parthians at Philippi: A Case Study of an Ancient Proxy War
The Letters of Abgar V
The Life and Works of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part I: The Diplomat.
The Life and Words of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part II: The General.
The Battle of Carrhae, 53 BC
The Great Persecution

Special Features

Battles of the Ancient World
The Battle of the Nile Delta, 1178 BC
The Battle of Carrhae, 53 BC

Biography
Mary, Mother of God
The Jewish Queen
The Life and Works of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part I: The Diplomat.
The Life and Words of Sextus Julius Africanus, Part II: The General.

Holiday Posts
“Magi from the East”: The Origin of the Three Wise Men. (Christmas 2011)
The Great Persecution (Easter 2012)
Mary, Mother of God (Christmas 2012)

Movie/TV Reviews
The Bible, episodes 1 and 2
The Bible, episodes 3 and 4

All Articles © Christopher Jones 2011-2013.

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