Books tagged: ancient rome

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Lynne Ellison's The Green Bronze Mirror
Price: Free! Words: 38,840. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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Karen is playing on the beach when she finds an ancient mirror buried in the sand. She looks into it, and is transported back in time to the Roman empire. Finding herself a slave, she faces many hair-raising adventures in her struggle to return to her own time. Read author Lynne Ellison's account of how she wrote this book on her website http://www.filedby.com/author/lynne_ellison/3820272
Carthaginian Empire 05 - Syracuse
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Hanno’s grandson has a problem. Carthage wants control of Sicily. So does Athens. Only the port of Syracuse holds out against Carthage’s ambitions. But it has held out for four long years. Carthage is sick of war. Carthage wants its son’s home. Can his final desperate plan succeed in breaking Athens final holding in the Western Mediterranean? Its 409BC Can Handro meet and make his destiny?
Carthaginian Empire 06 - Handro's Fleet
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Sparta and Athens are fighting again. But which one does Carthage want to win? Sparta’s fleet is small and resents no real threat at sea. Her army is large and superb. Athens’ fleets control the eastern Med. How long can Carthage allow this state of affairs to continue? Handro will play his own game at this table. Its 405BC and Greece is the melting pot.
Carthaginian Empire 07 - Handro and Athens
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Athens has been humbled in battle, her army broken, her fleets destroyed. Athens herself is untouched. Handro has his orders to humiliate but not sack the city. It’s a formidable city to attack even with its reduced garrison. Can he walk the fine line between destroying Athens’ morale and uniting the Greek city states? By capturing the Vestal Virgins will he go too far? It’s now 404BC.
Carthaginian Empire 08 - Nemea And Coronea
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Ten years of bitter war - the combined armies of Sparta and Carthage under charismatic leaders Lysander and Handro have the chance to end it. They must eliminate the armies of their four largest opponents. Sparta are the masters of hoplite warfare. Carthage with their sea power are masters of flexibility. Can these two actually work together and win? This is 394BC. Greece is in the melting pot.
The Spartacus Prophecy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,130. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The real life of Spartacus was far more complex than Hollywood would have you believe. There really was a Spartacus & a prophecy and no body of the gladiator was ever found. The story covers an epic journey of one man’s struggle against oppression. Spanning two continents, the fight, flight, love and betrayal across the ancient landscapes, form the backdrop to this compelling novel.
An Introduction to Western Philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.
The Serpent's Curse - Sarmizegetusa
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Serpent's Curse encloses pages of lively ancient realities, mixed together with real life and emotions. The action of the novel takes place between years 106-108 A.D., in the newly established Roman province Dacia Felix, and has the Roman tribune Titus Avitius Germanus, a cohort commander, as its main character. The tribune finds himself caught up having to decide between the upright orders...
Nox Dormienda (A Long Night for Sleeping)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,350. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Nox Dormienda is the award-winning debut novel of critically-acclaimed author Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons), and the first of a series in a new genre: Roman Noir. Featuring Arcturus, a hardboiled protagonist in the best Philip Marlowe tradition, Nox is a different kind of historical mystery, a suspense thriller that combines a classic noir style with the rich texture of the ancient past.
The Parthian
Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 233,780. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
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The story of Pacorus, a prince of the Parthian Empire who is captured by the Romans and sent to Italy to live out the rest of his days as a slave. But fate intervenes and he is freed by a gang of runaway gladiators led by a man named Spartacus. This is the epic tale of the Spartacus slave revolt, as told by the man who fought by his side.