Mini Review – Our Oriental Heritage by Will Durant (Part 2) – The Near East

The second part of this tome (1200+ pages) is focused on the Ancient civilizations of the Near East; Egypt, Persia, Babylonia, Judea etc.. πŸ“ β€œIt is in the nature of an empire to disintegrate soon, for the energy that created it disappears from those who inherits it.” πŸ“ Persia was founded by a stoic people,Continue reading “Mini Review – Our Oriental Heritage by Will Durant (Part 2) – The Near East”

Mini Review – Our Oriental Heritage by Will Durant (Part 1)

Photo credit: @eruchdah Why should you know history? It tells you how we got where we are today. Why we believe what we believe, why we do what we do. By learning about the past you can also avoid repeating it’s mistakes β€”- and it’s f***ing fascinating! This book is ambitious in scope, the seriesContinue reading “Mini Review – Our Oriental Heritage by Will Durant (Part 1)”