Monday, April 15, 2013

'Exodus Lost' by S. C. Compton

Attention history buffs:

Check out this highly rated book that delves into antique cold cases, perfect for those who loves history, religion, and archaeology.

Blurb from Amazon:

Exodus Lost reopens cold cases from antiquity and tracks down their solutions using cutting-edge science, classical scholarship, and tenacity. The adventure begins with Aztec and Mayan chronicles of an epic voyage across the Atlantic Ocean by an influential band of ancestors. By mapping the details within these texts, the author locates their lost homeland and corroborates the local traditions of an ocean-crossing long before Columbus. This discovery leads to revolutionary insights into the origins of ancient Mexican and Western civilizations, the Bible (including the new archaeological evidence for two major biblical events), the alphabet, and much more. Enter a world of exploration and discovery, mystery and revelation. Whether your passion is archaeology or religion, history or simply a great adventure, Exodus Lost delivers.

Beautifully illustrated with 126 photos, maps, and engravings. 

This intriguing read has been highly rated by readers, including many academics. You can read some scholarly reviews by visiting the reviews page on the book's website here.

 On Amazon, it currently has 25 5-star reviews!

Or purchase in paperback.

Also available at Barnes & Noble.

About the author:

S. C. Compton has been fascinated with ancient civilizations since childhood adventures living in the rainforests of Peru with his grandparents and exploring Incan ruins in the nearby Andes. He went on to obtain a Bachelor of Arts in the Humanities cum laude from Shimer College, a Master of Liberal Arts from the University of Chicago, a Master of Arts in Literature from Northwestern University, and studied at Oxford University and in Switzerland at L'Abri. Compton dedicated 14 years to the research and writing of Exodus Lost, including travels to archaeological sites in Egypt, Mexico, Greece, Israel, and Turkey and to relevant museum and library holdings across Mexico, Europe, and America. He currently edits history and literature journals for Oxford University Press.

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