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The Deluge
By Dominic Lourex
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
Is it possible everything we are told about the history of humanity is wrong? The Deluge - part 1 explores the questions around what really happened at the end of the last ice age and the flood myths that have influenced our understanding of who we are and where we come from.
The Curse of King Tut
By Grace Yip
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short book, it includes facts about the discovery of King Tut's tomb and the mysterious things that occurred. It's your turn to discover the secrets.
Jesus vs. Mithra
By Ghetau Gh. Florin
Price: Free! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
Jesus vs. Mithras is an attempt to place the victory of Christianity on Polytheist religions in a historical context. The historical data are real and provide to an inexperienced reader an overall picture on certain historical phenomena such as persecution of Christians, rivalry of Christianity with gods as Mithras, persecutions of Pagans, certain Roman Emperors’ deeds, etc.
The King here is the people—Demokratia
By John Skoyles
Price: Free! Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
In ancient Greek ordinary people ran their own society. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
I have a different story
By John Skoyles
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
The Magnificent Horses of Myth
By Alton Pryor
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
Horses have been a staple of history, from the Gods through the cowboys. In this book, readers will find the stories of the mythical horses of history. They are interesting reading. We assure the reader will learn something.
The Rex Guide to Roman Emperors
By Elizabeth Warr
Series: The Rex Guides, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A handy guide giving dates and information about the emperors of Ancient Rome.
What does it mean to be a heroine in a Greek romantic novel?
By Stacey J. Mitchell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
An essay examining and comparing the heroines in the following romantic novels: Kallirhoe (or Chaereas and Kallirhoe) by Chariton, The Ephesian Tale by Xenophon, Leukippe and Kleitophon by Achilles Tatius, Daphnis and Chloe by Longus and the Aithiopika by Heliodorus.
Themistocles talks back
By John Skoyles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Themistocles read and then gave his opinion--talkback. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Vitrified Stones
By Christopher Jordan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Evidence from the Inca Vestiges of Peru. Analysis and discussion of this mysterious phenomena found throughout the ancient world. Possibly the first spectral analysis of the vitrified stone mystery.
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version)
By L.D. August
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: 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?
Marcus Aurelius
By Marty Sorensen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
A study of the Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius.