A Guide to the Past: From Homer to Locke Vol. 1.

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A Guide to the Past: From Homer to Locke Vol. 1

Joan Blackmore & Setsuko Blackmore

Enfield Publishing

PO Box 699, Enfield, NH 03748

9780578129068, $35.00, www.amazon.com

In "A Guide to the Past: From Homer to Locke Vol. 1", Joan and Setsuko Blackmore have created a 352 page compendium that provides biographical sketches and commentaries of the lives and contributions of veritable cascade of historical personalities. Ranging down through the halls of history from Homer and Hesiod, to Sophocles, Plato, and Aristotle, to Philon of Larissa and Cicero of Rome, to Josephus, Plutarch and Justinian, to Dante Aligheiri, William of Ockham, and Petrarch, to Leonardo Da Vinci, Martin Luther, and Copernicus...

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