Books tagged: ancient greece

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Aphrodesia
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2009 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Every two years they run a foot race in the magnificent stadium in Aphrodesia, the city of Aphrodite. Hermias, a young Greek from the faded city of Athens has set his heart on winning this race for both the personal glory for himself and the reflected glory for his city. The prize for winning the race is incidental, the glory matters the most, but the nubile beauty who is the prize!
Tales from Olympus
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009 by Imprimata Publishers. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry
A gentle introduction to, or a happy reminder of, some of the many wonderful stories and characters from the works of Ovid, Homer and other ancient Greek scholars. M B O’Reilly retells these stories in verse, using language which is meaningful to a modern audience while retaining the excitement and the colour of the original. These poems were made to be read out loud for young and old alike.
Minos
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You set the price! Words: 290,620. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Follow Minos and his descendants, the kings of the island of Crete, as they lead the Minoan civilization out of Neolithic times to an age of discovery, enlightenment, scientific knowledge, industrialization, and enterprise. Their saga takes them around the Mediterranean and influences surrounding civilizations. You will wonder, and will learn, why we didn't have the 20th Century 3000 years ago.
Democracy on Trial (the verdict)
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
This book shows how the democratic principle developed, as witnesses, such as Plato and Aristotle, come forward in time to explain their roles in developing Democracy in ancient Greece. Famous scientists give testimony concerning the importance of creative physics in serving to bring about Global democracy for the survival of humanity.
Carthaginian Empire 04 - Anaxagoras
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
A sorry for himself Athenian mathematician, exiled from Athens on pain of death. But for Carthage his theories could lead to a navigation system. Anaxagoras has a choice. Help the natural enemies of Athens or fade into obscurity? Hanno wants his man; and his secrets to accurate navigation. Its 450BC and Hanno now knows he needs just one piece for the picture; to take Cartage on to its destiny.
Carthaginian Empire 05 - Syracuse
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Hanno’s grandson has a problem. Carthage wants control of Sicily. So does Athens. Only the port of Syracuse holds out against Carthage’s ambitions. But it has held out for four long years. Carthage is sick of war. Carthage wants its son’s home. Can his final desperate plan succeed in breaking Athens final holding in the Western Mediterranean? Its 409BC Can Handro meet and make his destiny?
Carthaginian Empire 07 - Handro and Athens
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Athens has been humbled in battle, her army broken, her fleets destroyed. Athens herself is untouched. Handro has his orders to humiliate but not sack the city. It’s a formidable city to attack even with its reduced garrison. Can he walk the fine line between destroying Athens’ morale and uniting the Greek city states? By capturing the Vestal Virgins will he go too far? It’s now 404BC.
Carthaginian Empire 08 - Nemea And Coronea
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Ten years of bitter war - the combined armies of Sparta and Carthage under charismatic leaders Lysander and Handro have the chance to end it. They must eliminate the armies of their four largest opponents. Sparta are the masters of hoplite warfare. Carthage with their sea power are masters of flexibility. Can these two actually work together and win? This is 394BC. Greece is in the melting pot.
Carthaginian Empire 09 - Return to Athens
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Handro and Carthage have won but the cities of Greece have closed their gates to him and his Spartan allies. The Spartans stormed Corinth and reduced it. Handro must avoid that fate for Thebes and Athens. Does the legendary general/diplomat have the skills to prevent it? Can he destroy the powerbase states without destroying the cities? Its 394BC and Handro must act to prevent barbarism.
Carthaginian Empire 10 - Assassin
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Handro is taking a well earned rest in Athens. One night a slight sound disturbs him. Is the assassin still in the room? Who is he? Why does he want Handro dead? All is not as it seems as even his allies are turning against him. Has the whole of Greece gone mad? It is 393BC and Handro is fighting for his own life in his own bed while the world waits breathlessly on the victor.