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The Odysseus Code
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Sifipublishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
In ‘The Odysseus Code’, Sarita Armstrong solves the underlying mysteries of Homer’s epic poem, the Odyssey. Through meticulous research and exploration, she finds the answers to a 3000 year old puzzle. Most modern scholars believe that Homer's descriptions of the routes and the places that Odysseus visits in the poem are purely imagined. Sarita Armstrong disagrees and explains why in this book.
Pompeii: A History of the City and the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Pompeii was one of most advanced cities of its time; it had a complex water system, gymnasium, and an amphitheater. Despite it's advancements, there was one thing it wasn't ready for: Mount Vesuvius—the volcano that led to its ultimate doom. The 79 AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius was one of the worst disasters in all of European history. In a near instant, over 15,000 people were dead and a city wa
Old Souls in a New World: The Secret History of the Cherokee Indians
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 35,150. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Iconoclastic new history of the Cherokee Indians.
Gladiators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Around 180 CE, in the lavish amphitheatres of the Roman Empire, trained gladiators entertained vast audiences by fighting to the death. Armed with a sword, a lance or a harpoon, the gladiator faced his opponent: a wild animal ready to strike, or a condemned criminal looking to save his own life.
Akhenaten and the Secet of Nebamun's Tomb
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 24,810. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
fresco fragments found in nebamun’s lost egyptian tomb were connected with akhenaten, a pharaoh lost to history. analysis of the fragments yielded blueprints used to construct a 3d virtual reality garden. the garden was capable of producing massive amounts of organic fruit and vegetables on a small footprint and provide a key to understanding mindfulness and akhenaten’s radical new religion.
Beyond Indiana Jones: Getting at the Facts (Artifacts) Buried in the Bible Story. Vol. 2, Book 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
this book presents the true 1939 story of tanis, egypt and indiana jones.
Pompeii's Last Days
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
You've never experienced Pompeii like this before. Take a walk through the streets and buildings of the ancient city, guided by archaeologist and historian Natasha Sheldon, and discover what befell the citizens of Pompeii during their last days. Don't be afraid to stray off the beaten path; you'll learn more about Pompeii than you ever knew before, even if you never leave your armchair.
The King here is the people—Demokratia
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Price: Free! Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
In ancient Greek ordinary people ran their own society. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
I have a different story
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Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Themistocles talks back
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Themistocles read and then gave his opinion--talkback. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Triumphal Accounts in Hebrew and Egyptian
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,110. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This ebook contains the text approved by the external and internal PhD examiners for a thesis carried out under the supervision of Dr John Bimson at Trinity College, Bristol, England. It will be of interest to those who wish to explore cross-cultural connections between early Israel and New Kingdom Egypt, as expressed in triumphal literature.
The Roman Gladiator Referee’s Handbook
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
"Ave Caesar. We who are about to die salute you". Or maybe not. Gladiators, lions, tigers, chariot racing, wrestlers, executioners, dancing girls, musicians, comedians, emperors and slaves, the Games had it all. And the referee had to keep them all in order - somehow.
The Rex Guide to Roman Emperors
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Series: The Rex Guides, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A handy guide giving dates and information about the emperors of Ancient Rome.
How to Cook an Early French Peacock: De Observatione Ciborum - Roman Food for a Frankish King (Bilingual Second Edition)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
Is Anthimus' work "the oldest European medieval cookbook"? Well, it IS six centuries older than a twelfth century book that has recently been touted as exactly that. In the sixth century an Ostrogoth king sent a Byzantine physician to one of the Frankish courts where the food, being for the rich, was essentially Roman. Anthimus wrote his host this long letter on diet - De Observatione Ciborum.
Vitrified Stones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Evidence from the Inca Vestiges of Peru. Analysis and discussion of this mysterious phenomena found throughout the ancient world. Possibly the first spectral analysis of the vitrified stone mystery.
The Magnificent Horses of Myth
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Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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Horses have been a staple of history, from the Gods through the cowboys. In this book, readers will find the stories of the mythical horses of history. They are interesting reading. We assure the reader will learn something.
Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian’s Wall from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend (West to East)
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Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 2. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from west to east, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
The Final Solution to Black People's Problems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book unveils amazing African ancestral secrets that reveals the true identity of many black people around the world. Among the many revelations is the secret identity of the enslaved Africans and show how this information explains the lack of development of the black race. Finally, it shows the solution for black peoples problems and some practical tips to rebuild our communities.
The Great Pyramid Rainmaker
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This operating manual for Cheops shows how the Great Pyramid worked and the various stages of its development. The benefits for the builders are described within this framework. The penultimate rainmaking function is truly unique. Equally unique is the chapter that shows how to build and test a small rainmaker in the style of Cheops.