Books tagged: greek history

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Hypatia of Alexandria
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 8. Pre-release—available November 22, 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 15,070. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
As the western world fell into darkness, she dared defend the light. For over 40 years Hypatia stood between the dark ages and the light of classical philosophy, arts, and sciences. Though none of her books survived the aggressive book burnings of religious zealots, her legacy remains that of one of the greatest scientists of all time. This is her fascinating true story.
Rosemary's Travels 2016: Greece
Price: $4.04 USD. Words: 25,500. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Experience armchair travel at its best. Travel with Rosemary and her coeliac travel companion Stavros to Athens, ancient sites in Greece and picturesque destinations in the Greek islands. View the landscape, feel the history, make new friends and savour the food.
A Hero's Calling
Series: Wind of Destiny. Price: Free! Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016 by Realms of Varda. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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In ancient times, the dark god Kronos crafted weapons of war in his fiery lair. His worshipers have been driven into hiding and yet he remains... Creatures of shadow are crawling through the land of Eloesus. Fiery clouds hover over the city of Thenai and infernal names unspoken in thousands of years thunder from the mountaintops. A wind of destiny is blowing. A hero is needed to answer the call.
On a Greek Island: a Season in Zakynthos
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A warm-hearted account of life on the Greek island of Zante, written by someone lucky enough to have spent a season playing guitar there, reading books there, and above all, doing nothing in particular there.
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.
Past Times: Ancient Board Games
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Past Times is a series of books about historical games and pastimes throughout the ages. This particular book is about games from Viking age and earlier.
The Eagles of Crete
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Eagles of Crete is the first book to give an account of the civil war that broke out in parts of Crete shortly after the end of World War II. Based on local newspaper reports and conversations with those who took part, The Eagles of Crete gives an unbiased narrative of the armed conflict and the years spent in hiding by the survivors of the communist forces.
Sirius Chasing the Pleiades, An Essay on Euripides' Iphigeneia at Aulis
Series: Essays, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
This short essay addresses some of the opening text of Euripides' play Iphigeneia at Aulis. By investigating a couple of what appear to be throwaway lines, I found added meaning in the play, but I also came to realize how Euripides' genius at times lies deeply hidden in the subtext.
The Greek Islands - A Notebook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In 1982, the English journalist Richard Clark upped sticks and left the country of his birth to go and work as a teacher in Crete. So began a love affair with the Greek Islands, to which he now returns on a regular basis. The Greek Islands - A Notebook is a series of snapshots of Journeys and Places, Culture and History, and People and Island Life on Crete, Corfu, Rhodes and other islands.