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Encyclopedias of Mysterious Places

The Life and Legends of Ancient Sites Around the World

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Published by Barnes and Noble Books .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL8012734M
ISBN 100760716145
ISBN 109780760716144
OCLC/WorldCa43981723


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Illustrations by R. Ingpen are superb, and text is informative and easily readable. However, the book is is about outstanding archaelogical sites ans ancient world marvels, not about "mysterious" places, which sounds a more related to fantastic places.

Very good book /5(4). Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places: The Life and Legends of Ancient Sites Around the World Hardcover – Aug by Robert R. Ingpen (Author), Philip Wilkinson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Philip Wilkinson Page. Find all the books /5(4). Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places: The Life and Legends of Ancient Sites around the World Hardcover – January 1, by Robert R.

Ingpen (Author), Phillip Wilkinson (Author)/5(4). Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places: The Life and Legends of Ancient Sites Around the World.

A guided tour of some of the world's most interesting places--the forgotten cities, vast temples, and enigmatic monuments that have piqued curiosities and fired imaginations for centuries.

Full-color illustrations/5. Illustrations by R. Ingpen are superb, and text is informative and easily readable. However, the book is is about outstanding archaelogical sites ans ancient world marvels, not about "mysterious" places, which sounds a more related to fantastic places. Very good book 4/5(1).

The Hardcover of the Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places: The Life and Legends of Ancient Sites Around the World by Robert Ingpen, Philip Wilkinson | atPages:   The Hardcover of the Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places: The Life and Legends of Ancient Sites Around the World by Philip Wilkinson, Michael Page, Robert.

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Ingpen. From Stonehenge and Aztec human sacrifices, to Easter Island and the fall of Troy, the Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places lends new insight to the great myths and legends of our world, and delves into the secrets that have remained shrouded in mystery for ages.5/5(1).

Illustrations by R. Ingpen are superb, and text is informative and easily readable. However, the book is is about outstanding archaelogical sites ans ancient world marvels, not about "mysterious" places, which sounds a more related to fantastic places.

Very good book 5/5(3). Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places: The Life and Legends of Ancient Sites around the World Robert R. Ingpen, Phillip Wilkinson Published by B. Mitchell (). The encyclopedia of mysterious places: the life and legends of ancient sites around the world Encyclopedias of Mysterious Places book Ingpen, Robert, Pages: The Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places by Philip Wilkinson, Robert Ingpen, Michael Page starting at $ The Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Encyclopedia of haunted places: ghostly locales from around the world / compiled and Edited by Jeff Belanger. Includes index. ISBN (pbk.) 1. Haunted places—Encyclopedias. Belanger, Jeff. BFE53 ’dc22 File Size: 10MB. pages: 32 cm. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Wilkinson, Philip, Pages:   The pictures and commentary in this "encyclopedia" speak volumes about the history and significance of hidden or occult meanings.

Although Codex Magica (his former book about occult symbols and signs) may have had some examples that were merely coincidental to masonic/occultic handsigns (think of the diablo handsign), the pictures in Mysterious /5(53).

I have the edition of this book, which I think is the same as the edition ( pages). I found it to be fascinating. It features text descriptions and color renderings of 40 archaeologically or historically famous places such as Stonehenge, Knossos, Delphi, Abu Simbel, Karnak, Mycenae, Rhodes (my favorite), Troy, Babylon, Petra, Angkor, Taj Mahal, Khorsabad, 4/5(1).

From Stonehenge and Aztec human sacrifices, to Easter Island and the fall of Troy, the Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places lends new insight to the great myths and legends of our world, and delves into the secrets that have remained shrouded in mystery for ages/5(1).

Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville neighborhoods ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him Author: Donald J.

Sobol. 8 Prodigiorum Ac Ostentorum Chronicon. Otherwise known as the Chronicle of Portents and Prophecies, this book was written in by the French humanist Conrad out like an encyclopedia, the book transcribes otherworldly happenings since the time of Adam and Eve.

But while the encyclopedic Codex Seraphinianus was a book of fantasy, Lycosthenes’s. Robert Ingpen is an award-winning illustrator of numerous books, including The Encyclopedia of Events That Changed the World, The Encyclopedia of Ideas That Changed the World, and The Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places (all Penguin Studio).File Size: 89KB.

Get this from a library. The encyclopedia of mysterious places: the life and legends of ancient sites around the world. [Robert Ingpen; Philip Wilkinson] -- "What drove the Aztecs and their Central American predecessors to perform human sacrifices.

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Works. Her works include Atlas of the Mysterious in North America () – a listing of places in Canada and the US associated with mysterious occurrences; The Encyclopedia of Witches and Witchcraft; Harper's Encyclopedia of Mystical & Paranormal Experience – a reference book on topics related to spirituality, mythology and New Age; and The Encyclopedia of t: Western esotericism.

Although science can explain almost everything that happens on this planet, that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for a little mystery, as well.

Some places are just so permeated by intrigue that there is no explaining it away. Below are just a handful of the most mysterious places on Earth. Get this from a library. The Time-Life encyclopedia of mysterious places: the life and legends of ancient sites around the world.

[Robert R Ingpen; Philip Wilkinson] -- For anyone who has ever been captivated by the mysteries abounding in the lore and legends of the past, this is the perfect traveler's companion to carry along on those voyages back in time.

Free read Mysterious Monuments: Encyclopedia of Secret Illuminati Designs, Masonic Architecture, and Occult Places Online. No only that, you also can read or download other free books on this blog, magazine and also comics.

If you want this Mysterious Monuments: Encyclopedia of Secret Illuminati Designs, Masonic Architecture, and Occult Places book for. Mysteries of the Unknown is a series of books about the paranormal, published by Time-Life Books from through Each book focused on a different topic, such as ghosts, UFOs, psychic powers and dreams.

The series was very successful for Time-Life Books, and the idea was conceived following the popularity. Encyclopedia Brown is a series of books featuring the adventures of boy detective Leroy Brown, nicknamed "Encyclopedia" for his intelligence and range of series of 29 children's novels was written (one co-written) by Donald J.

Sobol, with the first book published in and the last novel published posthumously in The Encyclopedia Brown series has. Book of Iod.

The Book of Iod was created by Henry Kuttner and first appeared in his short story "Bells of Horror" (as Keith Hammond; ).The original Book of Iod, of which only one copy exists, is written in the "Ancient Tongue," possibly a combination of Greek and gh its origin is unknown, the book may have been written by the mysterious author "Khut-Nah," Contents: B C D E G K N O P R S T U Z.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Mecca. BIBLIOGRAPHY. Makkah al-Mukarramah, or “ Mecca the blessed, ” as it is called by the government of Saudi Arabia, is the holiest city in unique status derives from its links to the rise of monotheism and the triumph of Islam in Arabia, and its role as a pilgrimage destination for all Muslims.

The pilgrimage to Mecca (hajj) — once in one ’ s lifetime — is a religious. Earth's Mysterious Places (Quest for the Unknown) by Reader's Digest Association and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Contents Books About: Just what makes a locale one of the world's most mysterious places is a subject open to debate.

But if Bigfoot, UFOs, and chain-rattling ghosts all appear in one particular location, time and again, along with a fantastic range of other bizarre phenomena, then this is highly suggestive that the place is truly weird and mysterious in the extreme.

GURPS Places of Mystery is a supplement published by Steve Jackson Games in for the role-playing game system GURPS. Contents. GURPS Places of Mystery, written by Phil Masters and Alison Brooks, is an overview of some of the world's wonders, both real and legendary, and how they could be used in fantasy role-playing adventures.

Locales include places in Africa. Thanks for watching, and subscribe for new videos every weekday. Subscribe: | Podcast: Catch up o. Kids Want To Know About Mysterious Places: A Childrens Book Ages (Kids Want To Know About Series 4) Like this book because even for adults it's a great book.

So much to really discover, explore and learn about. Color photos. Would make a great gift for the whole family/5(18). These books with mysterious origins span the course of written history, and they’re all utterly bizarre. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Just what makes a locale one of the world's most mysterious places is a subject open to debate. But if Bigfoot, UFOs, and chain-rattling ghosts all appear in one particular location, time and again, along with a fantastic range of other bizarre phenomena, then this is highly suggestive that the place is truly weird and mysterious in the extreme.5/5(1).

B. Traven (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre)Literally everything about B. Traven is disputed on some level. From his name, to his birthplace, to whether or not his writing was initially published in German or English, no one can state a single concrete fact about the man—except that he wrote some of the most popular adventure novels of the early 20th Author: Jeff Somers.

It was to remember that real innovation — the stuff that made computers so much more than "crummy factors of production" — comes from mysterious places, wild people, dreamers and tinkerers, and to remember all the skepticism they had to endure.

ellen ullman — "The Orphans of Invention". The New York Times (San Francisco): p. A 22 May Chartres [1] The gothic cathedral that stands in the French town of Chartres is the sixth church or cathedral constructed on that site over 1, years.

Although the present cathedral is recognized as a place for Christian pilgrimages, it is considered mysterious.