Books tagged: mesopotamia

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The Epic of Gilgamesh In Plain and Simple English
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 76. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,990. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the earliest works of literature ever written; it has been translated, retranslated and translated again--many times over. With so many translations, much has been lost and trying to read any version can be difficult. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of Gilgamesh. If you have struggled in the past reading old English, then BookCaps can help you out.
Tablet of Destinies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by Wonder Realms Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When Tiamat steals the Tablet of Destinies from Anu, the sky god, Gidd, Anu's youngest servant is sent in human form to infiltrate Tiamat's realm and retrieve the Tablet. Gidd's rash actions embroil the young priest, Ber-chan, in the quest with him. Captured and sold as slaves, Gidd and Ber-chan go on a harrowing journey, face terrifying monsters, and confront Tiamat herself.
When on High
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,390. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
War has returned to conquered Ekka. At its heart, a sorcerer promises victory and, at last, freedom from oppression. All he asks in return is a throne.
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.
The Real ID Jack - The Theft of Black Identity as the Chosen People of God
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The Real ID Jack The Theft Of Black Identity As The Chosen People Of God By Nasir Maker Hakim Language is used to communicate; yet there are literary divices used to communicate as well. This books explores how buzz-words, double speak, and various other literary devices are used to deceive the uninformed even to the extent of concealing the identity of an entire people from themselves.
Golden Feathers Falling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00)
By night, Alit wards off clumsy advances from boring scribes and functionaries. By day, she carries letters across dangerous Numush to add coins to her dowry. After her tablet house is attacked, she hires a band of mercenaries to find out why, and is drawn into an Ekka she has only glimpsed: a land built on vengeance, crime for coin, and simmering revolution.
Pale Queen's Courtyard
Price: Free! Words: 112,950. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.50)
Kamvar, a soldier, has lost his way. Leonine, a thief and sorcerer, has forgotten that he had one to lose. When the daughter of a High Priest finds herself exiled and hunted across the entirety of conquered Ekka, both men will remember who they are, and the country's invaders will learn that memories, unlike temples, are not so easily torn down.
Ziggurat: How Ur Gave Birth
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,720. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Religious
Ziggurat takes place in a time of innovation and change within people and within communities. "What is trying to happen here?" is the book's underlying question, a question to which we can all relate as we stand at the start of a new millennium.
The Battle Honours of the Royal Hampshire Regiment
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Men from Hampshire have for generations fought in the ranks of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, or its predecessors. All 160 Battle Honours of the regiment are featured in this book, including Blenheim, Minden, Barrosa, Kabul, Paardeburg, Mons, The Somme, Mesopotamia, Ypres, Passchendaele, Dunkirk, North Africa, Sicily, D-Day and Rhine Crossing.
Knowledge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Tectonic. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
Over 5,000 years ago in Mesopotamia, something remarkable happened - the seeds of western civilisation were sown. In the city-state of Eridu, perhaps the earliest city of ancient Sumer, knowledge grew rapidly and became highly valued in its own right. Looking back in time, an intelligence beyond our understanding was determined to learn something of the profound discoveries that occurred there.