About this title: An illustrated summary of the lives and the philosophies of twelve teachers who possessed in fullest measure those intellectual virtues which sustain civilization. Prophets in their own time, their respiration led others to more enlightened codes of living. The twelve are: -- Akhenaten -- Hermes Trismegistus -- Orpheus -- Zoroaster -- Buddha -- Confucius -- Lao-tse -- Plato -- Jesus -- Mohammed -- Padmasambhava -- Quetzalcoatl
Note: This is a general synopsis. Each listing is described below.