Books tagged: byzantine

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Queen of Cities
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,910. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
1453: An army is marching. The Turkish sultan Mehmed has declared war on Constantinople. This is an age of armored heroes and high-walled cities, of Machiavellian mistresses and scheming politicians, of religious conflict, and the clash of empires. The stone, silk and steel of the 15th century come to life in an epic drama that reverberates in our own time.
on the Trail of the Real St George
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
Legionary (Legionary 1)
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Series: Legionary, Book 1. Price: $3.31 USD. Words: 126,490. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Roman Empire is crumbling, and a shadow looms in the east…
The Crusades: A History of One of the Most Epic Military Campaigns of All Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The Crusades were a series of military campaigns undertaken by Western European countries between the 11th and 16th century. Originally called by the Pope of the Catholic Church, the stated first goal was to take up the cross and restore Christian control over the Holy Land (namely Jerusalem). In total Western Europe engaged in over 10 crusades, though not all were for this original purpose.
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Southern Journey.
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Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ambrose and his friends flee Constantinople. The prince hopes to return to his native Wessex. Caught by pirates, they are enslaved on Crete, but manage to escape to Alexandria. A long chase ensues, with a Byzantine admiral desperately trying to capture them. They are forced to fight and brave the open desert. Finally they manage to sneak into Italy, but even there the chase is not over.
The Ostraka Plays - Volume FIVE - CONSTANTINOPLE, ITS DREAMS
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Constantinople, once the greatest city ever known, has degenerated into a grotesque; a carnival of buffons and butchers who stumble with abandon and glee through this city's mazes and its endless riddles. In this play, the City is both a meditation and an escape – a dream in which the past imagines the present.
Her Viking Warrior
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
A Time-Travel Romance Short Story Hours after her Inuit grandmother presses an ancient Viking pendant into her hand, trauma surgeon Melina Anana wakes up in a Viking longhouse and more than 1100 years in the past. After five years serving in the treacherous ranks of the Byzantine guard, Erik journeys back to Norway only to find his father on his death bed and his people on the brink of war.
Silk Dreams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,300. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In a strange land Valdis is utterly lost, and the harem she’s forced to enter is more treacherous than a winter gale. Her family cast her away for her strange visions of the future. Now her glimpses of tomorrow turn more ominous. They foretell the death of the one man who could help her escape—Erik, an exiled Viking who braves the wrath of a kingdom to waken her to passion.
R. F. Tapsell's The Year of the Horsetails
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 88,520. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
"Intensely exciting. An inspiration." Harry Sidebottom, bestselling author of the Warrior of Rome series. Eastern Europe: Early Middle Ages. Nomad warrior must defend sedentary Slavic Drevich people from Mongol-like evil empire and its ruthless Kagan. Dan Poynter's Ebook Award Gold Winner 2014 Honourable Mention in London Book Festival 2013. Finalist in Next Generation Indie Book Awards 2014
Unlearning Berserk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,730. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In this sequel to Learning Berserk, Einar's hard-won status in Constantinople is threatened by the unfolding of the Crusades. He is sucked into the conflict and finds it hard to escape the constant danger. He struggles to keep his family safe and his inner rage under control... if the fates would only let him.