Thomas Cahill

Thomas  Cahill

THOMAS CAHILL is the author of numerous best-selling books, including How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Hidden Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Collapse of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe, The Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Altered the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels, Desire of the Eternal Hills: The World Before and After Jesus, Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter, and Mys Books I, II, III, IV, V, and VI of the Hinges of History, a planned seven-volume series in which the author recalls formative episodes in Western civilisation, are these six works. Thomas Cahill's book The Hinges of History attempts to recreate the tale of the Western World through little-known stories of great gift-givers, people who made significant contributions to Western culture and the evolution of Western sensibility, demonstrating how we came to be the people we are and why we think and feel the way we do today. Thomas Cahill is most recognized for taking a broad Read More chevron_right