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Nonfiction » History » Ancient » Rome
Dying for Rome: Lucretia's Tale by Elisabeth Storrs
Series: Short Tales of Ancient Rome, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Dying for Rome: Lucretia’s Tale retells the historic story of the tragic girl whose death inspired the men of Rome to rise up against a tyrant king and establish the Roman Republic. Was she a victim or a champion? In this vivid short story, Lucretia’s character is explored to reveal a tender portrait of a young girl misused by men who transforms into a woman with a passion for justice.
An Introduction to Hadrian's Wall: One Hundred Questions About the Roman Wall Answered by M. C. Bishop
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 by Chris Craig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian’s Wall from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend (West to East) by M. C. Bishop
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.
Ancient Rome by IntroBooks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
IntroBooks delivers up to the minute information covering everything on a topic in only one hour of reading. Our books are written to give essential information in a straight-to-the-point, easy to read format. We have cut out technical jargon, waffle, and unnecessary filler to ensure you get the essential information you need to achieve your goals with confidence.
Gladiators by Ben Hubbard
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.
Imperial Policy and the Integration of Gaul into the Roman Empire - Roman Legions Conquered Tribes, Military Foundation, Political Inclusiveness and Roman Tolerance, Economic Benefits of Empire by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Military
Unusual among the great states of antiquity, Rome managed to integrate many of the people it conquered into the very fabric of its society. Rome won and maintained loyalties by expertly leveraging a combination of what is today called hard and soft power. Undeniably important to the overall outcome were the military garrisons that enforced the writ of the state.
Playing God: Pompey's Blueprint, Augustus's Holiness by Jeremy Slate
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.
God's Prophetic Word To Mankind Through Daniel by Roger Henri Trepanier
Series: The Word Of God Library. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,860. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The book of Daniel is essential for three reasons: 1) For obtaining an outline of the five world empires of Babylon, Media-Persia, Greece, Rome, and that of God, which come on the scene on earth in human history; 2) in order to be able to properly interpret the book of Revelation; and 3) in order to gain an insight into the antichrist, who is soon to come to rule a one world government on earth!
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West) by M. C. Bishop
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.
Summary Mary Beard’s SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Ant Hive Media
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.
Soldier of Rome by Bob Base
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 200,770. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is the story of an eight man squad within a Roman Legion We follow them in peace and as they march to War where some will live and some will die as they add to the glory of Rome.
The Night Julius Caesar Invented Champagne by Madeleine de Jean
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?
Pompeii: A History of the City and the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius by BookCaps
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Pompeii was one of most advanced cities of its time; it had a complex water system, gymnasium, and an amphitheater. Despite it's advancements, there was one thing it wasn't ready for: Mount Vesuvius—the volcano that led to its ultimate doom. The 79 AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius was one of the worst disasters in all of European history. In a near instant, over 15,000 people were dead and a city wa
Anibal. El general cartagines que estremecio a Roma by Gabriel Glasman
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.
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version) by L.D. August
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?