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The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Treasury & Annex (by Howard Carter & Brian V. Hunt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
In this third and final volume of Howard Carter's classic work on his historic discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, he gets down to the details of the objects contained in the Treasury and the Annexe.
The Tomb of Tutankhamun: The Discovery (by Howard Carter & Brian V. Hunt)
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 46,780. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
"Let me try and tell the story of it all. It will not be easy, for the dramatic suddenness of the initial discovery left me in a dazed condition, and the months that have followed have been so crowded with incident that I have hardly had time to think." The book is Carter's personal story of the greatest adventure of his life.
Byzantine New Testament
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 182,440. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Logos Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
A reliable translation of the New Testament based on the Majority Text. Key features: (1) Fairly literal translation in informal, spoken English, designed to sound good and be accurate when read aloud, (2) Helpful translation notes covering multiple possible readings, original wording and significant variants, (3) A very intuitive and user-friendly navigation.
Parallel Trials
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Trial Practice, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
An independent review step by step of the two most famous trials in history by a practising lawyer with no allegiance, the first ever.
The Ancient West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,390. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
A short history of ancient Greece and Rome is the first of a five history of the West for the general reader.
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.
The Discerning Barbarian's Guidebook to Roman Britain
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.
The Odysseus Code
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Sifipublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
In ‘The Odysseus Code’, Sarita Armstrong solves the underlying mysteries of Homer’s epic poem, the Odyssey. Through meticulous research and exploration, she finds the answers to a 3000 year old puzzle. Most modern scholars believe that Homer's descriptions of the routes and the places that Odysseus visits in the poem are purely imagined. Sarita Armstrong disagrees and explains why in this book.
Old Souls in a New World: The Secret History of the Cherokee Indians
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 35,150. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Iconoclastic new history of the Cherokee Indians.
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.
Triumphal Accounts in Hebrew and Egyptian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,110. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture
This ebook contains the text approved by the external and internal PhD examiners for a thesis carried out under the supervision of Dr John Bimson at Trinity College, Bristol, England. It will be of interest to those who wish to explore cross-cultural connections between early Israel and New Kingdom Egypt, as expressed in triumphal literature.
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.
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.