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Printesa Roxolana
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Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: Romanian. Published: July 30, 2012 by Blacklight Design. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Aceasta versiune este o traducere a editiei originale publicate in limba engleza
Reading Companion to Book 1 of The Seculary of a Wandering Jew
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Price: Free! Words: 41,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is a Guide to Book 1 of The Seculary of a Wandering Jew. It facilitates the reading by providing a general timeline of the epoch and provides in-depth information on the Characters, Geographies and Nomenclatures of the period.
Sacrifices
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the Etruscan city of Cisra, the boy Karkana sacrifices his prize possession to help a prisoner of war. But the true implications of his act won't be felt till years later.
Vengeance & Remission (Introduction)
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Price: Free! Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It's just the introduction to Vengeance & Remission. If you wish to read more, please buy the complete book.
Envy - The Seculary of a Wandering Jew (Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the grand tradition of historical fictional biographies by Robert Graves (I, Claudius), Marguerite Yourcenar (Memories of Hadrian) and Gore Vidal (Julian), THE SECULARY OF A WANDERING JEW - ENVY, brings to light the story of an outsider fated to roam through the ages under the shadows of History.
Athaliah, Daughter Of Jezebel
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Price: Free! Words: 83,250. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is a thrilling historical-psychological novel, based on the Bible and on the drama ‘Athaliah’- by playwright Racine. This novel will be liked by many who heard the Biblical story about the stubborn God Believers'struggle against a pagan tyrant, murderous Queen Athaliah, daughter of Jezebel. However, Athaliah is not absolutely wicked... Handel's Opera Athaliah was shown on French TV MEZZO...
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis
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Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
Smart Maratha God
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Series: Dev Marathi shabd kosh, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 28,890. Language: Marathi. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
God=God(god=Godhगूढ़ं+ od=cod=khud ख़ूद + d=deo देव = +d(d=allah आला हं=ए!पहा! फलाह फलाह देव आला हं!))The miraculous Maratha God(In human form for God does have different names but he does not like to mention his name like ordinary man,
Egerius
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Price: Free! Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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A story of ancient Etruria. Young Egerius is brought up by women after his father's early death; but there are secrets in his father's family, and as he grows older, he learns that he has a family he has never met, and is the heir to more than his father's slim estate... This is a chapter from 'Etruscan Blood', an epic novel of ancient Italy that will be published later this year.
Wessex Tales: "The Infant and the Hare" (Story 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“The Infant and the Hare” is the first, earliest story in Fripp’s new collection, “Wessex Tales: eight thousand years in the life of an English village.” Stone Age hunters make camp on Okeford Hill. As dawn breaks the men go hunting while a woman gives birth. And the end? In an age when human beliefs were much different than ours, the end is mystical.
Camelthorn Giants: Explore
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Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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This is a historic novel about Coenraad de Buys and his quest to find the African cities of gold.
The Poison Lotus
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Price: Free! Words: 85,050. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In Ancient Japan, while a civil war rages between the royal houses of the Yamato Plains, a rebellion of united warlords threatens to engulf the entire island.
Wessex Tales: "In the land of the great stone rings" (Story 5)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Turig, a Bronze Age farmer, tells his grandson how he had been drafted for labor service decades before. The work was long and dangerous but his supervisor’s flirtatious daughter presented the larger threat. Two years later, Turig helped lift the last sarsen stone onto a structure we know as Stonehenge. [PS: New research revises this date by a full millennium, from 3,600 to 4,600 years ago.]
Mapmaker
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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A border town in Ancient China is a perilous place—especially for a desolate girl with no father. So, when Cricket bumps into an administrator’s wife with a bag full of copper coins, she eagerly agrees to deliver her firewood. But why does the woman need firewood in the summer? And why do soldiers stop and question them? Does it have anything to do with the raid at Xitang last Spring?
Past-Life in Japan
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Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The thought-provoking story of a man's life in Ancient Japan. Desparately seeking enlightenment, his life's path leads through extreme situations which inform him of what enlightment is not....
Wessex Tales: "Julia" (Story 11)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This story in the "Wessex Tales" collection—"Julia" (Story 11)—is sequel to "The Face in the Floor" (Story 10). It was Julia’s parents who commissioned their villa's magnificent mosaic floor in the previous tale; as a child, she watched the master-mosaicist lay it. As "Julia" begins, Julia is a young woman angry at life, angrier at expectations, and resisting marriage. (circa 335 CE)
The Lamp of Darkness (The Age of Prophecy series Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 105,620. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Dave Mason. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Age of Prophecy series transports you back 3000 years, to the epic battle between the Israelite Kings & Prophets. Lev, an orphaned shepherd boy, begins a journey of discovery when he’s hired to play as a musician before the prophets. He soon learns that his father’s knife holds a deadly secret about his hidden past. Lev fights to unearth his true self while the clouds of war gather around him.
Wessex Tales: "The Face in the Floor" (Story 10)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The earliest known mosaic floor to depict Christ was laid in a remote Roman villa in Dorset around 325 CE. (Discovered under meadow grass in 1963 it was moved to the British Museum.) The larger end of this mosaic measures 17 feet by 15, the smaller end, 16½ feet by 8. Why lay this magnificent floor in rustic Dorset? “The Face in the Floor" gives the origins of this floor an imaginative history.
The White Rider
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Price: Free! Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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In Ancient Japan, while the nobles are getting ready for the biggest war in the island’s history, a young man enters the Capital and goes head to head against the corruption of the Yakuza.
Do Not Disturb
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Price: Free! Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Trouble abounds when an archaeologist seeks the identity of a mysterious woman buried deep within a Byzantine burial cave.