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Northern Wisdom: The Havamal, Tao of the Vikings
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,800. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
The Orient has long shared its ancient wisdom, and so now do the Northmen. Northern Wisdom presents ancient Viking parables and knowledge in a delightfully accessible modern format. Combining Teachings on par with Buddha, Lao Tzu, Myamoto Musashi, Nicollo Machiavelli & Sun-Tzu , "The Havamal" sheds light on forgotten lore of the dark ages.
The Battle of Lewes 1264
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A book about the bloody Battle of Lewes, fought in 1264 that was a key victory for the rebels under Simon de Montfort who sought to limit the powers of the king.
The Battle of Towton 1461
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A book about the largest battle ever fought on English soil - the Battle of Towton, one of the key turning points in the Wars of the Roses. .
The Battle of Bannockburn 1314
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A book about the historic Battle of Bannockburn, the great triumph by Robert Bruce of Edward II of England that won independence for Scotland. The book is being released to mark the 700th anniversary of the battle and to coincide with the Scottish referendum on independence.
The Battle of Brighton 1377
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1377 a powerful French fleet landed an army on the beach at Brighton - then a small fishing village known as Brighthelmstone. The village went up in flames and the French stormed inland to loot, plunder, murder and rape. The local militia mustered at Lewes under local knights and set out to attack the French and exact revenge. The climatic battle was fought just to the east of the modern town.
Studii Bizantine. Parabola cetatii - pustiu. Imaginea paradisului terestru in Bizant
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Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 23,920. Language: Romanian. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
La începuturile monahismului creştin, pustiul şi cetatea nu sunt puse foarte categoric în opoziţie. Călugării care tânjesc după singurătate, fug de cetăţi. Pustiul este locul predilect al întâlnirii cu sacrul, pentru că acolo cei retraşi de lume îl găsesc pe Dumnezeu. Însă, în acelaşi timp, călugării îl găsesc în pustiu şi pe diavol, pentru că, în pustiu, diavolul este la el acasă....
Οι ατομικές τιμωρίες των αμαρτωλών στην παράσταση της Δευτέρας Παρουσίας στη βυζαντινή και μεταβυζαντινή μνημειακή ζωγραφική
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Price: Free! Words: 28,170. Language: Greek. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Η παρούσα μελέτη αποτελεί συνέχεια της μελέτης μου για τις ατομικές τιμωρίες των επαγγελματιών στη βυζαντινή και μεταβυζαντινή τέχνη. Σκοπός της είναι να καταγραφούν όσο το δυνατόν περισσότεροι τύποι ατομικών τιμωριών και η εξελικτική τους πορεία στη μνημειακή ζωγραφική της βυζαντινής και μεταβυζαντινής εποχής και όχι η εξαντλητική αναφορά και καταγραφή των μνημείων στα οποία απεικονίζονται.
Historia średniowiecza
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 42,260. Language: Polish. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
History of Europe and Poland in the middle ages. Written in Polish.
Two Besagews. A Comparison of Some Surviving 15th Century Shoulder Defences
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Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This short ebook describes certain types of 'Gothic' German and Italian shoulder armour in use in the late 15th Century.
The Disobedient Queen: Katherine of Valois
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,160. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Katherine of Valois, born a French princess, was the wife of King Henry V of England, the mother of Henry VI, and ultimately the grandmother of Henry VII, the first Tudor king. In view of the current widespread interest in the Tudors, young adult readers will be fascinated by the story of the widowed Queen who fell in love with—and secretly married—the commoner who gave that dynasty its name.
Broken Reed: The Lords of Gower and King John
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Series: Stories of Medieval Gower. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
King John's brutal treatment of William de Breos led to rebellion by many of the great barons and was the final spark that lit the fire of Magna Carta.
Name Your Medieval Character: Medieval Christian Names (12th-13th Centuries)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Medieval author Joyce DiPastena is always on the lookout for authentic medieval names for her characters. This book is a compilation of her 30-plus years of research into medieval Christian names. Here you will find over 800 female names and over 1500 male names. This book will prove a treasure trove for historical fiction writers, fantasy writers, gamers, or anyone who just enjoys names!
Book IV. The Diversity of European Spiritual Histories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,990. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
"The Diversity of European Spiritual Histories" reviews the factors that have favoured or impeded the progress of Europe toward civilisation, analyses the contributions of the three main religions that have influenced this progress and verifies that the Franks rejected the monism advocated by Christianity, in favour of material benefits.
In the Shadow of Empires
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by First Break. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
In the Shadow of Empires is an easily accessible account of the historic Vlad Dracula, the events he shaped and the events that shaped him. The narrative follows Vlad Dracula from cradle to grave and specifically avoids discussing vampires, apart from where it is absolutely necessary to link the historic person to nineteenth century fiction writing.
Lisia: Vortigern's Island
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,530. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This book is about the ancient and early medieval history of Guernsey and the other Channel Islands, set in the wider context of north-west Europe. The Channel Islands were of religious significance to the surrounding areas of north-west France (Armorica) in ancient times, and were also important links in the trade route for tin and other metals of British origin.
Secret Genealogy II, The Jewish Roots of Our Christian Ancestors
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Series: Secret Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Secret Genealogy II takes a look into the meanings of names in our family trees. This mesmerizing trail delves into the contradictions of American surnames. When it comes to genealogy, why do families have so many secrets? Why did the family hide their original surname? Why did they change it? Secret Genealogy II helps you answer those questions.
Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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Ralph de Stafford, the first earl of Stafford, was one of the most powerful men in fourteenth century England. He was a veteran of the Hundred Years War, a respected military commander and an advisor to two Kings. What is less well known is that his early life had more than its fair share of troublemaking, including an audacious escape from the Tower of London that briefly made him into an outlaw.
Eleanor - a requiem
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,060. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
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Beverley, England: 1342. Fourteen years after her death, Lady Eleanor’s spirit still haunts a former Templar knight. Before the day is out, Geoffrey Jolif must lay that ghost to rest, or die in the process.
Dark Ages to the Vikings 410 to 1050
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Price: $7.65 USD. Words: 51,260. Language: British English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A straightforward general & social History from 410 and the collapse of the Romans leaving and the Anglo Saxon invasions via the Vikings to Edward the Confessor 1050 and the eve of the Norman invasion, based on authoritative sources of Dark Ages England and its emergence into a Nation amid the turmoil of the Viking raids, this book will delight. Written in an easy to read gripping style
The Trail of Gnosis: A Lucid Exploration of Gnostic Traditions
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Gnosticism
Revised 4th Edition. The Trail of Gnosis relates the profound impact of The Inquisition and The Albigensian Crusade on gnostic Catharism and unravels many of the mysteries surrounding sacred gnostic sites of Europe. The author shares significant insight into historic influences and spiritual threads connecting gnostic groups from the 4th to 15th centuries, from China to France.