Divided into 7 chapters coveing the main civilization of the ancient era. Mesopotamia, Egypt, The holy land Persia, Greece. Phoenicians anf Etruscans and Romans. Includes more than 200 photographs of ancient stela, palaces hieroglyphics, cuneiform writing , temple inscriptions, parchment, wall graffiti and ceramics. The inscriptions cover every aspects of Ancient life, from military conquuests, laws, and dedications, to restaurant menus, doctors, prescription and political slogans.