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The Art of Horsemanship: Xenophon and Other Classical Writers (Equestrian / Dressage)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This is a new English translation by Dr. A. Nyland. Xenophon (430-354 BC) was an ancient Greek soldier. "Art of Horsemanship" is his work on selecting and educating horses. This book also includes excerpts by Aristotle, Columella, Diogenes Laertius, Herodotos, Juvenal, Livy, Pliny the Elder, Simon of Athens, Suetonius, Theomnestus, Virgil, and two of Xenophon's other works mentioning horsemanship.
Warrior's Song (The Parker Shaw Series)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,990. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Twenty-year-old Parker Shaw, a direct descendant of Civil War Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, must determine what he will do with the rest of his life. As he approaches college graduation, his senses are keenly tuned in to the prevailing current--something that leaves a bad taste in his mouth. Ultimately, he has to learn to use all of his senses to navigate his life successfully
Alcestis In Plain and Simple English (Translated)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 88. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » Middle Eastern
Alcestis is one of the greatest greek tragedies ever written. It's wit, even today, is lasting...if you can understand it. Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Euripides' classic work! If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, o
What the Gorgon Saw
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
What does it take to make a monster? Stheno isn’t evil. She and her sisters serve the goddess faithfully. But when Medusa's scream shatters the silence, their lives will change forever. Can three sisters survive when even the gods turn against them? Includes the bonus story, Spring Maiden’s Shadow. Each Flash Fiction Myth is 500 to 1,000 words: the perfect size for a quick read.
Murder At The Festival Of Apaturia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Bias of Priene is back! In the much awaited sequel to Murder at the Panionic Games, Bias must once again put his deductive powers to work to save his city-state from the miasma of death. When a young Lydian man is found dead on the first day of the festival of Apaturia, the lesser priest of Poseidon Holikonios, Bias is conscripted to solve the murder!
Bias and the Adulterous Daughter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In ancient Ionia, there are no private detectives. However Bias, the lesser priest of Poseidon Holikonios in Priene, has been asked to solve a private mystery. Kreton, the patriarch of the neighboring estate, suspects his daughter-in-law of carrying on with someone other than her husband. Bias must find out in this short story sequel to Murder at the Festival of Apaturia.
Sea of Fire (Empires of Terra: Black Legion, Book 5)
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Series: Empires of Terra: Black Legion, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,680. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Sea of Fire is the fifth book in the epic science fiction series Black Legion, that tells the thrilling tale of Xenophon and the Ten Thousand Mercenaries. The Black Legion has fought its way free of the clutches of the God King, Artaxerxes. Time after time he hurls fleets at them, and each time they are beaten back, but only at the cost of irreplaceable warriors and ships.