By Clinton Richardson
See the selfies of crucial humans of antiquity! event their international in the course of the photos they commissioned for his or her coins.
Ancient Selfies celebrates a different source that few humans be aware of a lot approximately - old cash. Hand stamped from dies engraved by means of artisans greater than 2,000 years in the past, those historic paintings miniatures changed barter and have become the world's first social media.
Ancient rulers learned the facility cash needed to form impressions and impression their matters and buying and selling companions. With rigorously chosen photos, they used their cash to express messages of energy and gear, to rejoice accomplishments and ideology and, occasionally, to lie to. In so doing, they left an everlasting list of pictures that permit us see the traditional global because the ancients themselves observed it.
This booklet invitations you to affix the writer on a private trip to the far away earlier, one illuminated by means of the hand stamped cash historical rulers issued. the photographs on those cash say anything direct approximately who our ancestors have been, how they acted, and what they did to form the area we are living in. Like modern-day selfies, they supply detailed, first-person glimpses into the lives and instances of the rulers who produced them.
The global published on those historic selfies is the area of Alexander the nice, Aristotle, Hannibal, Homer, Spartacus, Julius Caesar, Cicero, Brutus, Marc Antony and Cleopatra. it's a international of Romans, Greeks, Egyptians, Celts and Persians that sophisticated paintings and literature and equipped the institutional foundations that aid our twenty first century lifestyle. however it used to be additionally an international of actual trouble the place even the rich lived with no conveniences we take for granted.
Visit this attention-grabbing and demanding a part of our previous. event it in a brand new method. Spend time with the cash our ancestors left in the back of and think of their international as they observed it.
150+ photos contain a hundred twenty five+ photographs of old cash | 560 BC to twenty BC.
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See the selfies of an important humans of antiquity! event their global throughout the photographs they commissioned for his or her cash. historic Selfies celebrates a distinct source that few humans be aware of a lot approximately - historical cash. Hand stamped from dies engraved by means of artisans greater than 2,000 years in the past, those historical paintings miniatures changed barter and have become the world's first social media.
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Ancient Selfies: History Revealed Through the World's First Social Media - Ancient Coins by Clinton Richardson