Books tagged: antiquity

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The Spartacus Prophecy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,130. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The real life of Spartacus was far more complex than Hollywood would have you believe. There really was a Spartacus & a prophecy and no body of the gladiator was ever found. The story covers an epic journey of one man’s struggle against oppression. Spanning two continents, the fight, flight, love and betrayal across the ancient landscapes, form the backdrop to this compelling novel.
Burgundians in the Mist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
A historical work focusing on the Burgundians--a Germanic people of the Late Antique/Early Medieval period--and the role they played in the transition of Western Europe in the wake of the Fall of the Rome.
Mortal Diamond: Poems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,660. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Poetry » European poetry
In this new collection of poems, Durs Grünbein takes us on a spiritual journey through the labyrinthine cosmos of the human soul and its manifold embodiments across the ages. In lovingly tracing the paradoxes of creatureliness—its joys and sufferings, its resilience and fragility—Grünbein reminds us of the “mortal diamond from the hands of nature” that is life.
The Flesh of the Gods at Kv62
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On November 4, 1922 the Tomb of Tutankhamun is discovered. A magical realist story inspired by Jorge Luis Borges.
Aeneas And The Sibyl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Latin
This is the easy to read version of the author's translation of the sixth book of the Aeneid, which describes the Trojan hero Aeneas' voyage to and through the Underworld. Being an adaptation, it is not a literal translation of the Roman poet Vergilius' Latin text. However, in the opinion of the author it does represent the meaning of his text.