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The Carrier Pigeon
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
While out chasing each other, two children come across a carrier pigeon with a conflicting message that may put them in harm's way.
Reloj de arena
Price: Free! Words: 6,720. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Alejandro Magno rompe el nudo gordiano y conquista la ciudad, pero los restos dejados tienen un poder inimaginable. Dos sacerdotes recogerán ese poder y... sólo unos pocos lograrán descubrir lo que ocultan.
The Color of Vengeance
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A standalone short story excerpted from Morning's Journey, The Dragon's Dove Chronicles book 2.
Mi Mesías: Libro I
Price: Free! Words: 16,500. Language: Spanish. Published: February 23, 2015 by J.J. Villarreal. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
*Primer libro de dos*. Benjamín es un joven pastor en Belén de Judea cuya vida cambia para siempre una noche en la que el cielo se ilumina y los ángeles anuncian la venida del Mesías. Pero aunque Benjamín está emocionado por la venida del Cristo... Yeshúa no es mas que un bebé. Lentamente, Y así su vida comienza a dar en espiral hacia abajo... ¿Habrá algo, o algo que lo pueda redimir?
עתליה בת איזבל /נובלה דרמתית
Price: Free! Words: 18,550. Language: Hebrew. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
עתליה תופסת את הכתר בממלכת יהודה לאחר שבנה – המלך אחזיה- נהרג בקרב עם המורד יהוא, בעת שביקר אצל מלך ישראל ביזרעאל. עתליה היא עובדת אלילי הבעל והאשרה- כמו אמהּ איזבל. היא רוצחת את כל הזכרים משושלת בית דוד- ובעורמתה עדיין מניחה לעובדי אדונָי בירושלים להמשיך בקיום מצוות התורה. כל זאת- למרות התנגדותם לעריצותה ולתרבותה. עתליה נופלת מחמת .טירוּפה: היא דורשת לאמץ ילד שנראה לה בחלומה ..פורץ נגדה מרד
Rewind Rewrite
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In a secret and ancient chamber beneath the Vatican, a mercenary is commissioned to capture and bring back the truth. He soon learns that, when reliving old stories, there’s no safety in numbers. Rewind Rewrite is a new short story by Brighton-based writer, Justin McKeating.
The Raven King (a poem from Godless I)
Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Raven King poem, is a prophetic tale from the Great War, inscribed on the Raven Stone, which comes into Elianna's possession in GODLESS I.
Quintus Saturnus The Time of Five Emperors
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Amidst the chaos of Rome's civil wars, Quintus Saturnus the mason works hard to produce busts for the Imperial Cult. But constant regime change makes getting paid difficult. Inspired by Robert Grave’s I Claudius and Gore Vidal’s Julian, this is an account of how one man negotiated the anarchy of 68-69AD - the Time of Five Emperors.
The Writer - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In Ancient Rome, a young writer decides to publish a story that will change the world.
Iphigenia
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Agamemnon, elected leader of the Greek expedition against Troy, must submit to an angry godess’s demand for human sacrifice or face rebellion from the assembled army.
Pondicherry
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Pondicherry is a short story to introduce a significant setting in the novel, The Star of India, which is available online today. Pondicherry, India is a destination to the past as well as the present. Located on India's Coromandel Coast, Pondicherry celebrates its French colonial history, blends it with the local Tamil culture, and fills the senses with a rich and varied heritage.
First Flight of Abbas Ibn Firnas
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 1 review)
Have you wondered what the first glider flight was like? It happened in 875 A.D. and Abbas Ibn Firnas was the one who accomplished the feat.
From The Deer Forest: A Story of Wolves
Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » General
Before Europeans arrived in the Pacific Northwest rainforest, deer, wolves, elk and man lived in balance. This story follows a single pack of wolves in the pristine wilderness of what we now call the Olympic Mountains and the Hoh River valley as they give birth, raise their young, fight for survival, and endure as part of this majestic web of life.
В древних Фивах
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: Russian. Published: June 12, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Девушка-археолог, находясь в Египте на западном берегу Нила вблизи современного Луксора (древние Фивы), решает сходить в-одиночку к развалинам храма. В результате несчастного случая у нее происходит помутнение сознания. Она впадает в транс, представляя себя реинкарнацией древнеегипетской царицы, и оказывается свидетельницей собственных похорон в Долине Цариц. Перевел с английского Boris Seaweed.
The End of Cleo
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An original rendition of the death scene of Cleopatra, presented in the form of a dialogue between the Egyptian queen and her handmaiden, Charmion. All inhibitions are scattered to the four winds as the two women unburden their souls and speak their minds before they die. As the author himself calls this piece "ghastly", you have a good idea what to expect!
A Journey of One Thousand Miles: the Story of Ruth and Naomi
Price: Free! Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
An exciting retelling of the biblical narrative of Ruth weaves the Bible story with the ancient legend and tradition of the sages, coupled with a dash of creative fiction to bring the story to life for the modern reader. This is an excerpt from the series The Shepherd King
Billy
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
'Billy' is about a young boy growing into manhood. Billy grows from an awkward young man to find his life's purpose.It is a short story set in rural Western Australia in the years before the outbreak of World War 1.
Caesar and Cleopatra: A Tale of Julius Caesar
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The final tale in the Tales of Julius Caesar series of stories. Caesar has journeyed to Egypt where he meets Cleopatra. The story continues until the end of Caesar's life.
Cassandra's Children
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A Goddess' gift of Sight to her chosen people is abused, and her vengence will be fearful. Pray to the Gods the caul before your eyes is never ripped away, pray you never see the future...
Age of Obsidian
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This essay gives a brief overview of the central character, Kediak. It also provides a setting for the age; the struggle for survival as the glaciers continue to drain water away and make it impossible for flora to survive. It also provides a brief glimpse into the more mysterious elements he will encounter in his travels. These are not fantastic stories, they are historical science fiction.