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How to Cook an Early French Peacock: De Observatione Ciborum - Roman Food for a Frankish King (Bilingual Second Edition)
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.
Vitrified Stones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
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.
The Magnificent Horses of Myth
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: 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.
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.
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 Great Pyramid Rainmaker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » History of things
This operating manual for Cheops shows how the Great Pyramid worked and the various stages of its development. The benefits for the builders are described within this framework. The penultimate rainmaking function is truly unique. Equally unique is the chapter that shows how to build and test a small rainmaker in the style of Cheops.
Medusa (La Gorgone di Chavin de Huantar)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: Italian. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Il 21 settembre di 3000 anni fa nelle Ande i sacerdoti aspettavano che il sole sorgesse ed illuminasse il loro tempio fino a penetrare nelle profondità dell’ipogeo dove aspettava di risorgere una divinità destinata a segnare la rinascita della civiltà mediterranea dopo l'epoca del Bronzo. Per i greci era Medusa, la Gorgone uccisa da Perseo ma in realtà era un Dio, il Dio di Chavin de Huantar.
The Pharaoh's Daughter - A Novel in Ancient Egypt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of intrigue, passion, betrayal and adventure. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. Author Rory Liam Elliott will take you on a journey deep into the lives of Ancient Egyptians, and the journey will be one that cannot soon be forgotten.
Daughter of the Nile - A Novel in Ancient Egypt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of intrigue, passion, betrayal and adventure. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. Author Rory Liam Elliott will take you on a journey deep into the lives of Ancient Egyptians, and the journey will be one that cannot soon be forgotten.
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.
Tochter des Nils - Ein Roman im alten Ägypten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: German. Published: November 26, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
"Tochter des Nils" entführt uns in ein Land, geheimnisvoll und mystisch, in das Land der Pyramiden, Mumien und Pharaonen. Die Geschichte zeichnet ein Bild vom historischen Ägypten in all seinem Glanz. Die Tochter des Nils ist das erste Buch der Theben Chroniken.
The Thebes Chronicles - Two Novels in Ancient Egypt (Book 1 & 2 Bundle)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of love, intrigue, passion, betrayal, desire, adventure and cruelty. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. The Thebes Chronicles bundle contains both novels: Daughter of the Nile and The Pharaoh’s Daughter.
We Once Were Titans!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Learn about the Titans, mythical higher beings who lived on Mount Olympus at the dawn of history & how you are descended from them! The Abbotts explain how their offspring, the Olympians have passed their incredible psychic abilities down through their bloodlines to reach every corner of the globe! Perform special Past Life exercises to help you remember your Titan ancestry & much much more.
The Deluge
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: 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 Fight To Release The True Hidden Facts About Atlantis!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
What would you do if you knew the government kept secret information about advanced ancient technology and Atlantis hidden away from the public? Don't you think the public deserve to know if the lost advanced civilization of Atlantis really existed?
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?
Atlantis the Eyewitnesses, Part III Destruction of Atlantis
Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
We found an account of Atlantis written 9,250 years before Plato. We provide archeological finds and scientific facts that convincing prove that Atlantis really did exist. And we have found the remains. We present the evidence for the creation; the destruction; and the legacy of Atlantis. This is Part III The Destruction of Atlantis.
Atlantis the Eyewitnesses, Part II Legacy of Atlantis
Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
We found an account of Atlantis written 9,250 years before Plato. We provide archeological finds and scientific facts that convincing prove that Atlantis really did exist. And we have found the remains. We present the evidence for the creation; the destruction; and the legacy of Atlantis. This is Part II The Legacy of Atlantis.
Atlantis the Eyewitnesses, Part I Creation of Atlantis
Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,710. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
We found an account of Atlantis written 9,250 years before Plato. We provide archeological finds and scientific facts that convincing prove that Atlantis really did exist. And we have found the remains. We present the evidence for the creation; the destruction; and the legacy of Atlantis. This is Part I The Creation of Atlantis.
The Mystery of Pyramids, Mastabas, Dolmens, Stonehenge and other Cromlechs is Revealed!
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: Russian. Published: June 24, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Having considered all the architectural structures similar to dolmen in design, we can say that mysteries of the past are now in the past. The starting point in our mental maze was simple invention. It is as simple as it is ingenious. This is our oldest friend - a dolmen. How many lives did it saved? How many people preserved there freedom because of it?