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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
Sword of Marathon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,840. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Luke, a Gothic prince, journeys south to prove himself worthy of kingship. But in Athens, Luke finds manhood and an unexpected destiny. Drawn into a vicious war against the Persian Empire, and confronted with superior military force on the plain of Marathon, Luke fights in bloody battle alongside the Greeks. The outcome impacts his life, his lovers, and the world’s future for millennia to come.
Time Travels with Herodotus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,550. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Herodotus, the historian, now comes alive for your easy reading in this biography. The world had seen major wars before his relatively peaceful times... when a massive army was stopped by 300 Spartans, when a storm sunk four hundred ships in one day, and when explorers had traveled around Africa. An eager curiosity took him to Babylon, Egypt, and Athens.
The Fisherman of Halicarnassus
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı (1890–1973), known as the Fisherman of Halicarnassus, was the founder of the famous Mavi Yolculuk “BLUE VOYAGES”. A historian, humanist and ecologist, he was one of Turkey’s most popular writers and has been described as a modern Homer. This book explores life of the writer and the history and culture of these beautiful Aegean and Mediterranean sailing waters
Stories from Herodotus
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Claret Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Retold by Lorna Oakes for children of all ages. Herodotus was a keen traveller who went all over the Ancient World and wrote about what he saw and heard creating the first history book. The blockbuster movie, 300, about King Leonidas, is from his work and his stories are timeless. Appropriate retelling for Key Stage 2.
Etruscan Origins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the finding of recent DNA studies.