Books tagged: constantinople

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Forgotten Power: Byzantium, Bulwark of Christianity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Social history
For centuries, the Byzantine Empire was the center of Christendom, mistress of the Mediterranean, and the symbol for all the rest of the world of splendor, wealth, and cultural ascendancy until it fell to the Ottoman Turks. This book vividly brings to life the glittering emperors, the hotbed of religious controversy, the politics, art, military action, and the lives of ordinary citizens.
The Thief's Tale
Series: Ottoman Cycle, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Istanbul, 1490. A Greek thief snatches a purse which contains a secret that will lead he and his Janissary guard brother into the ever-deepening threads of a plot that threatens not only the brothers' own lives, but the very existence of the Ottoman Empire.
Veil of the Goddess
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When the True Cross is discovered beneath a bombed Iraqi mosque, a countdown to the ultimate Crusade begins. Can Sgt. Ivy Newland control the power of the Cross, or will the Foundation bring about the end-times? Assisted by Capt. Zack Herrera, a mysterious priestess, and growing powers, Ivy flees the CIA, the Foundation, and Iraqi insurgents across Iraq, Turkey, Greece, and Ital
Legionary: Viper of the North (Legionary 2)
Series: Legionary, Book 2. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 126,970. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Danubian frontier is weaker than ever, and a storm is gathering in the north . . .
The Ostraka Plays - Volume FIVE - CONSTANTINOPLE, ITS DREAMS
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Constantinople, once the greatest city ever known, has degenerated into a grotesque; a carnival of buffons and butchers who stumble with abandon and glee through this city's mazes and its endless riddles. In this play, the City is both a meditation and an escape – a dream in which the past imagines the present.
The Sultan's Organ
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
Thomas Dallam took the gift of an extraordinary automatic organ from Queen Elizabeth to the Sultan of Turkey. He kept a diary of his thrilling odyssey and its triumphant conclusion. Faithfully translated into prose more easily digested by the modern reader, unembellished and unedited, this illuminating historical source is presented as if its Elizabethan author were alive today.
Τετράδιο βιογραφίας
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: Greek. Published: November 28, 2011 by .ParkerStergis.. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Τo «Τετράδιο βιογραφίας» είναι η μυθιστορηματική ανάπλαση του βίου και της δράσης του Βαρθολομαίου Κουτλουμουσιανού και ταυτόχρονα μια σκιαγραφία του καιρού και των τόπων όπου έζησε και δίδαξε τα ελληνικά γράμματα.
Strategos: Born in the Borderlands (Strategos 1)
Series: Strategos, Book 1. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 118,610. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When the falcon has flown, the mountain lion will charge from the east, and all Byzantium will quake. Only one man can save the empire . . . the Haga!
The Scribe's Family
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,480. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An historical novel of unprecedented scope, a family saga enacted on an evolving stage of ten settings, ten eras, ten Golden Ages, spanning five millennia. gilded by a fascinating variety of customs, mores and taboos, trades and religions, traditions and temptations to cunningly beguile the scribe's lively, growing family.
Codex Nekromantia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,050. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011 by 1889 Labs. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Necromancers have filled Constantinople with zombies! No, not that Constantinople. Constantinople, Illinois, a nucleus of urban sprawl in the middle of midwestern soybean fields. Codex Nekromantia is the chronicle of the survivors of the zombie catastrophe. Well, survivors makes them sound organized.