Books tagged: ancient greece

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My Name Is No One
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 56,750. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
My Name Is No One is an alternative Odyssey as told in Homer's Sunset Bar on Khios. If there is a back story to the Odyssey, then this novel by J. C. Graeme is it. In this story of Odysseus, he is a bar-fly in the Sunset Bar on Khios where he trades stories for jugs of wine with the bar owner Homer. This is a more human Odyssey where there is still adventure aplenty and tragedy as well.
The Song of Orpheus: The Greatest Greek Myths You Never Heard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,380. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016 and represented by Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Greek & Roman
THE SONG OF ORPHEUS: THE GREATEST GREEK MYTHS YOU NEVER HEARD is a funny, adventure-filled collection of wonderfully weird "new" Greek myths. This unforgettable collection spins tales of love and loss, hilariously vain superheroes, ancient robots, untrappable giant foxes, men reborn after being torn apart by dragons, and even the world's first monkeys.
Daugher of Sparta: Chapter Seven
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Coming of age
Set in ancient Greece, Daughter of Sparta follows Gorgo, the real daughter of King Cleomenes of Sparta and the events leading up to the Ionian Revolt. In Chapter Seven, Gorgo reluctantly takes the foreign man, Perseus for a tour of Sparta that turns out to be more adventurous and revealing than she expected. Chapters One through Six are available for free.
Daughter of Sparta: Chapter Six
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Set in ancient Greece, Daughter of Sparta follows Gorgo, the real daughter of King Cleomenes I of Sparta, and the events leading up to the Ionian Revolt. In Chapter Six, Gorgo is introduced to a treasure Aristagoras of Miletus brings to woo King Cleomenes to commit to his war campaign. This is the sixth installment to this series; Chapters One through Five are available for free.
Slavery and the Penal System
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,080. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
The groundbreaking study of penal slavery throughout the ages is finally available again. Previously a rare book, despite the fact that it is widely quoted and cited by scholars in the field of sociology, penology, and criminology, it can now be accessed easily worldwide and be assigned to classes. Now in its 40th anniversary edition, Sellin's classic book adds a new Foreword by Barry Krisberg.
Fae Visions of the Mediterranean: An Anthology of Horrors and Wonders of the Sea
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 43,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016 by Futurefire.net Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The Mediterranean is a liquid road connecting places and people. Ships, words and stories travel on its waves—sometimes fantastic creatures, hide in the hold. This speculative fiction anthology collects twenty-four pieces of bizarre, dark fiction and poetry, new and old; caring sea monsters, still dripping and briny; brave mermaids, merciless ghosts and bizarre creatures.
Vision of a New Society in Plato and Aristotle
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This essay on "Vision of a New Society in Plato and Aristotle," which is part of our Continuing Education Series, examines the distinct differences between an ideal society as presented by Plato and by Aristotle in their writings.
Artistic Creation and Meaning in the Heraclitean Universe
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This particular short essay on Artistic Meaning in the Heraclitean Universe, which is part of our Continuing Education Series, examines the fundamental paradox in Heraclitus on the simultaneous validity of certain opposite values as applied to artistic creativity and tries to reach an conclusion on a specific question: Are artistically created objects meaningful in the Heraclitean Universe?
Looking at Some of the Most Popular Figures and Events in Greek Mythology
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
In this book, we will be discussing some of the most popular figures and events of Greek mythology and we hope you enjoy reading about them as much as everyone who has known these stories for ages.
Still Waters (A High Priestess Iliona Ancient Greek Mystery, #3)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,710. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a consignment of gold goes missing near the Federation’s flagship posting station, Lysander can think of no better person to investigate than Iliona. The High Priestess of a river god paying homage at the Lake of Light is the perfect cover.   But when an Olympic wrestler’s chariot careens over a cliff, Iliona doesn’t believe it was the accident it appeared.