Who were the Philistines?
What was the writing on the wall?
Why should you speak to a Samaritan?
Who was King Midas and what was the Gordian Knot?
Can you name the Lost Tribes of Israel?
Were the Vandals really vandals?
Did Goths wear black?
What was a Pyrrhic victory? How did the term arise?
Find the answers – and vivid tales of unsung peoples and migrating tribes who shaped out heritage – in this richly illustrated book, rangnin from Sargon of Akkad at civilization’s dawn to the barbarian invasions at the fall of Rome.