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Nonfiction » History » Ancient » Rome
AUXILLAE: Vol. 2 by Michael S. DuBois
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) 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.
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?
The Discerning Barbarian's Guidebook to Roman Britain by Lee Rotherham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The Past, as they say, is Another Country. Now there is a guide book to Britain as it was in Roman times. Written by Dr Lee Rotherham this book tells the average modern Briton everything they would need to know when visiting Roman Britain.
Gladiators by Ben Hubbard
Price: Free! 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.
The Roman Gladiator Referee’s Handbook by Oliver Hayes
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.
How to Cook an Early French Peacock: De Observatione Ciborum - Roman Food for a Frankish King (Bilingual Second Edition) by Jim Chevallier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Is Anthimus' work "the oldest European medieval cookbook"? Well, it IS six centuries older than a twelfth century book that has recently been touted as exactly that. In the sixth century an Ostrogoth king sent a Byzantine physician to one of the Frankish courts where the food, being for the rich, was essentially Roman. Anthimus wrote his host this long letter on diet - De Observatione Ciborum.
Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By by M. James Ziccardi
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.
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.
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?
Anibal. El general cartagines que estremecio a Roma by Gabriel Glasman
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,700. 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.
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.