The donkey in human history : an archaeological perspective
Donkeys carried Christ into Jerusalem while in Greek myth they transported Hephaistos up to Mount Olympos and Dionysos into battle against the Giants. They were probably the first animals that people ever rode, as well as the first used on a large-scale as beasts of burden. Associated with kingship...
|Main Author:||Mitchell, Peter, 1962- , [Author]|
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Oxford University Press,
xiv, 306 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.