Books tagged: constantinople

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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.
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail—a record of the often brutal but fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to illustrations, genealogy and maps. Vol.1: from Augustus to Carinus (63 BC–AD 285. "A joyride of a read."
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,940. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail. Exhaustive research brings to life the fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to numerous illustrations and maps. Vol.2: from Diocletian to Justinian (AD 285–565). "This book is a must."
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.
The Spear of Lepanto, Books I & II
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,580. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
An epic tale of adventure, romance and heroism, vividly bringing the distant past to life. Set in the 16th century and featuring a young and affable Miguel de Cervantes, the story is about the quest for an enigmatic relic Pope Pius V believes will decide the fate of Christian Europe. Only a brokered alliance forced by the Holy See between Spain and Venice can stop the invincible Ottoman Turks.
A Gift for the Sultan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,540. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Gift for the Sultan is a story of Christians versus Muslims, cosmopolitans versus anti-urbanites, the conflicts within each group, and the surprising complicities between supposed foes. Based on the true history of the siege of Constantinople in 1402 and the battle of Ankara, with a cast of historical figures and fictional composite characters.
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…
Codex Nekromantia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,050. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Necromancers have filled Constantinople with zombies! No, not that Constantinople. Constantinople, Illinois, a nucleus of urban sprawl in the middle of midwestern soybean fields. Codex Nekromantia is the chronicle of the survivors of the zombie catastrophe. Well, survivors makes them sound organized.
The Scribe's Family
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,480. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An historical novel of unprecedented scope, a family saga enacted on an evolving stage of ten settings, ten eras, ten Golden Ages, spanning five millennia. gilded by a fascinating variety of customs, mores and taboos, trades and religions, traditions and temptations to cunningly beguile the scribe's lively, growing family.
Strategos: Born in the Borderlands (Strategos 1)
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Series: Strategos, Book 1. Price: $3.31 USD. Words: 118,610. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When the falcon has flown, the mountain lion will charge from the east, and all Byzantium will quake. Only one man can save the empire . . . the Haga!