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The Descent
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Epic of Gilgamesh seen through the eyes of his sworn brother and companion, Enkidu, as he faces seven trials on the descent to eternity in the House of Dust.
The Sacred History of Being
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Did the ancient Greeks invent philosophy, and the concept of Being? That has been the conventional wisdom for many years. In fact philosophy is very old, and its presence can be traced in other cultures in the Ancient Near East, at least as far back as the middle of the 2nd Millennium B.C.E. Thomas Yaeger explores the ancient cultural significance and context of philosophy before the Greeks.
Seven Days with Hezekiah
Series: Seven Days. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Remember King Hezekiah? He was one of the last good kings from Judah. When he received a threatening letter from Assyria, he spread it out in the temple before the Lord. But when Assyria attacked Judah, King Hezekiah lay helpless, gravely ill, dying. Isaiah, the prophet, came and told him he would not recover. Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and wept and prayed. Did God answer his prayer?
Ishtah - The Prostitute's Daughter
Price: Free! Words: 65,480. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Daughter of the most illustrious prostitute in all Arrapha, young Ishtah must find a way to endure her mother’s fame. With the ceremony of the god Ashur beginning in a few short hours, will she risk the unknown in pursuit of happiness, or succumb to acceptance of a life lived in shadows and eternal shame? - FREE for a limited time - Online ratings and reviews welcomed -
Ancient Mesopotamia: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This book about Ancient Mesopotamia is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient Mesopotamia learning about its culture, people, and famous cities. You will read about the great kingdoms of Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria. You will also discover what it was like to live in Ancient Mesopotamia.
Amarna Book II: Book of Hawara
Series: Amarna, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,670. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
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King Mursili II’s only hope to restore his own Hittite Kingdom to greatness is to restore the Amarna line to power in Egypt, to atone for the sins of his father. Yet, with those closest to him being sacrificed in the process and the tide continuing to rise against them, how far is King Mursili prepared to go to see the prophecy fulfilled?
Zenobia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,340. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Beautiful Zenobia marries the prince of Palmyra, but has a torrid affair with the new Roman emperor, Aurelian. Odaenathus and his oldest son are assassinated, with an Imperial sword found at the scene. Believing Aurelian had Odaenathus murdered because of jealousy, Zenobia swears revenge. Her army conquers the entire Eastern Empire, but can she hold on to her conquest? And is it worth the price?
MARCH OF THE SCYTHIANS: FROM SARGON II TO THE FALL OF NINEVEH
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Assyrian-Scythian wars.
Eden Legacy
Price: Free! Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thomas, the young King of Havilah, is drawn to a forest beyond his lands. Here he discovers seven figs, fruit from the long forgotten Eden.
The Blood Star
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 268,100. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The sequel to Nicholas Guild’s international best-seller The Assyrian, The Blood Star, which Publishers Weekly called “a rich, intoxicating feast. . . shot through with dark, exotic lyricism,” is the epic story of Tiglath Ashur’s years of exile in Arabia, Egypt, Sidon, Greece and Sicily, and then of his return to his homeland of Assyria, where the mystery of his fate is at last unraveled.