Animals in the Ancient World

Animals in the Ancient World

The mightiest of conquerors, Alexander the Great, had an unbreakable bond with his mount, the fearsome and magnificent warhorse, Bucephalus. The Ancient Egyptians famously revered the slinky, clever cat, and worshiped feline-headed deities. Dogs have been by our side, hunting and playing for some 15,000 years. There are not enough pages in any book to list all the ways we have lived and died with animals, but here we bring together a glimpse into Amazing Animals in Ancient History, revealing the nature of animals, but perhaps more - the nature of ourselves.

 


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