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An Introduction to Hadrian's Wall: One Hundred Questions About the Roman Wall Answered
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 1. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book provides a friendly and accessible introduction to Hadrian's Wall in the form of 100 questions and their answers. Designed to appeal to all who have heard of (but do not necessarily know much about) this important monument, it is written by an archaeologist who has walked, driven, cycled, flown, illustrated, photographed and even excavated on Hadrian's Wall
The Father
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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264BC. Rome has completed her conquest of the Italian Peninsula and stands eyeball to eyeball with the ancient trading empire of Carthage. One man stands between Rome and her goal of world domination: Hamilcar Barca, father of the most famous Carthaginian General, Hannibal. This is the story of the Barca family’s pivotal role in the First Punic War and the events which flow from it.
Ani­bal. El general cartagines que estremecio a Roma
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Aníbal Barca fue uno de los más grandes estrategas de la historia, en múltiples batallas dejó en claro sus dotes de general apasionado y racional a la vez. He aqui una semblanza de ese ilustre y altivo general, quien supo alcanzar las cumbres de la historia militar a partir de su consecuente oposición a Roma.
Ancient Rome: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book about Ancient Rome is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient Rome learning about the culture, people, and rulers of this great empire. Take an adventure to Ancient Rome and learn more about this fascinating civilization by reading this book.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian’s Wall from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend (West to East)
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 2. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from west to east, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
The Rex Guide to Roman Emperors
Series: The Rex Guides, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
A handy guide giving dates and information about the emperors of Ancient Rome.
Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.
The Night Julius Caesar Invented Champagne
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 153,720. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Rebecca, modern-day wine-expert and ‘nose’, never imagined she’d become a wine-detective. But when ‘Doctor ‘47’ and his dark forces continue saturating the market with copy-wines, ready to decimate anyone in their way, especially a Rebecca, she travels across time and space – escorted by Julius Caesar, Wolfgang Puck and Julia Child– to find the first vine. Will she prevail and save wine?
The Roman Gladiator Referee’s Handbook
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
"Ave Caesar. We who are about to die salute you". Or maybe not. Gladiators, lions, tigers, chariot racing, wrestlers, executioners, dancing girls, musicians, comedians, emperors and slaves, the Games had it all. And the referee had to keep them all in order - somehow.
Playing God: Pompey's Blueprint, Augustus's Holiness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Augustus Caesar played god, and though he may have been the best at it, he copied its usage; its source is one that history has never touched upon.
50 Roman Mistresses:
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Here are fifty extraordinary women of Ancient Rome—virtuous wives and adulterous vixens, abductees and viragos, imperial mothers and mortals who became goddesses, all taking their place in history. Their stories are told by Doctor Tansy Rayner Roberts, in her wry, insightful, highly readable manner, and by the end, you will have explored Roman history from a slightly different point of view.
AUXILLAE: Vol. 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The first complete collection of all the known, non-legionary, units of the Roman Army in 100 years. This volume contains the histories of Cavalry regiments and Naval squadrons and fleets. Included is reference guide to Roman cities with their modern names and the Bibliography for both volumes.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West)
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from east to west, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Neither a translation nor a commentary nor in any way respectful towards our great classical heritage, this is a concise, explanatory-note-free summary of Cicero's speeches against Verres that aims to capture the spirit rather than the letter of Cicero's oratory. He probably wouldn’t approve. But who knows? and does it matter anyway?
Constantine: The Emperor of Tolerance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Many historians in the past have seen Constantine as a secret pagan who used Christianity as a political device or a God-sent Emperor who converted a whole nation to Christianity. Since Constantine's personal beliefs allowed for both paganism and Christianity, he created an Empire of tolerance or a religiously neutral realm (as far as what you wanted to believe).
Marcus Aurelius
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
A study of the Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius.
The New Testament From a Distance
Price: Free! Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / New Testament, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book will help unbelievers - as well as believers - who struggle with doubts about the reliability of the texts or the authors of the New Testament. The book lays out the case that the only reasonable way to read the New Testament is by accepting that its 27 individual texts are what was originally written and that their authors are the ones claimed in the respective titles.
Gladiators
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Around 180 CE, in the lavish amphitheatres of the Roman Empire, trained gladiators entertained vast audiences by fighting to the death. Armed with a sword, a lance or a harpoon, the gladiator faced his opponent: a wild animal ready to strike, or a condemned criminal looking to save his own life.
A “Guerra da África” de Júlio César
Price: Free! Words: 21,170. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Translation of Julius Caesar's "Bellum Africum" to Portuguese.
Summary Mary Beard’s SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is Roman history roughly from its mythological dawning about 753 BC to the time when free adult males within the Roman Empire were declared by Emperor Caracalla as citizens of Rome in 212 CE.