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The Dark Ages 476-918 A.D.
by Charles Oman

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English

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329

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November 21, 2017

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<b>In 476 A.D. the Western Roman Empire fell.<br /><br />Romans would never again rule vast swathes of the western Mediterranean, instead these lands would fall to Vandals, Visigoths, Franks and various other tribes that Romans had formerly called ‘barbarians’.<br /><br />The Roman Empire as the ancient world had known it had gone, this was now the Dark Ages.</b><br /><br />Yet Charles Oman shines light upon this frequently forgotten period and explores how even though Rome had fallen and many changes had occurred there were also great continuities. <br /><br />Although Rome may have fallen the Eastern Empire, centered at Constantinople, continued to thrive, in many ways continuing what the Roman Empire had always done since the days of Augustus, but also developing new judicial systems to govern its vast lands as well as encouraging new forms of art and architecture.<br /><br />Even in the power vacuum that was left after 476 A.D. Western Europe did not descend completely into darkness, instead in the wake of Rome’s collapse many new powerful empires emerged that looked to Rome for support, most notably the Frankish Empire under Charlemagne.<br /><br />Oman through the course of this incredibly detailed work uncovers fascinatingly vibrant figures from Theodoric the Great, who dominated Italy in the early sixth century, to Charles Martel, who halted the Islamic advance at the battle of Tours, thus demonstrating through the conflict of this period the foundations of modern Europe were laid.<br /><br />Charles Oman was a British historian. Through the course of his life he wrote on a wide number of subjects from ancient history to Napoleonic military history. His work <em>The Dark Ages</em> was first published in 1893. Unlike some previous editions we have decided to join all three books into one single volume. He passed away in 1946.<br /><br /><br />
Classical Antiquity: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Greece and Ro...
by Captivating History

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English

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118

Publication Date

April 19, 2019

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<h2>If you want to discover the captivating history of Classical Antiquity, then keep reading...</h2><br /><b>Free History <u>BONUS</u> Inside!</b><br /><br />From about the 9th to 5th centuries BCE, the population of Greece grew unprecedently large, expanding from about 800,000 people to as many as 13 million. About a quarter million of these lived in Athens. The average size of urban households during this period grew considerably, a fact that suggests that food was suddenly available in excesses sufficient to keep larger families healthy and alive much more effectively than just a millennium earlier. Bigger families meant bigger armies and larger communities that would eventually grow into the metropolises of Classical Greece. <br /><br />This incredible stretch of time is called Classical Antiquity; the age in which Western civilization first realized its potential and place in the world. The era brought on big changes for all the people of the Mediterranean. Thanks to new agricultural methods, seafaring technology, and trade, great civilizations sprang up around the sea, building large urban centers full of artists, merchants, political thinkers, scientists, and philosophers. As Greco-Roman culture grew, the relationships each city and realm had with one another also developed and changed. <br /><br /><b>In <i>Classical Antiquity: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Greece and Rome and How These Civilizations Influenced Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia</i>, you will discover topics such as</b><br /><ul><li>A Blind Poet from Ionia</li><li>Pythagoras</li><li>Athens, Greece</li><li>The Greek Pantheon</li><li>The Expulsion of the Persians</li><li>Slavery</li><li>The Golden Age of Athens</li><li>Pericles at War</li><li>The Socratic Method</li><li>Plato</li><li>Alexander the Great</li><li>The Hellenistic Period</li><li>From Greece to Rome</li><li>The Roman Republic</li><li>The Borrowed Gods of Rome</li><li>The Classical Romans</li><li>The Gladiators</li><li>Julius Caesar, Part 1</li><li>Julius Caesar, Part 2</li><li>he Roman Empire</li><li>The City of Pompeii</li><li>Antonine and Cyprian Plagues</li><li>Britannia and Londinium</li><li>Remnants of Classical Antiquity</li><li>And much, much more!</li></ul><b>So if you want to learn more about Classical Antiquity, scroll up and click the "add to cart" button!</b>
The Chaldean Account Of Genesis (Illustrated Edition)
by George Smith

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English

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242

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April 25, 2019

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The Chaldean Account Of Genesis presents the turning point in revealing the history of our civilization. As the missing piece of the puzzle and the proof we needed, this is one of the most important archeological discoveries emerged from the ashes of Nineveh Library. Among many others – the crucial accounts are: the first print appearance of the Gilgamesh, the Descent of Ishtar and the account of the Flood. <br />Contents:<br />The Discovery of the Genesis Legends<br />Babylonian and Assyrian Literature<br />Chaldean Legends Transmitted Through Berosus and Other Ancient Authors<br />Babylonian Mythology<br />Babylonian Legend of the Creation<br />Other Babylonian Accounts of the Creation<br />The Sin of the God Zu<br />The Exploits of Lubara<br />Babylonian Fables<br />Fragments of Miscellaneous Texts<br />The Izdubar Legends<br />Meeting of Heabani and Izdubar<br />Destruction of the Tyrant Humbaba<br />The Adventures of Ishtar<br />Illness and Wanderings of Izdubar<br />The Story of the Flood and Conclusion
The Secret Book of Dzyan: Unveiling the Hidden Truth about the Ol...
by Zinovia Dushkova

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English

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83

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October 27, 2018

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Have you heard of the secret <i>Book of Dzyan</i>?<br /><br />Generations of Truth-seekers have been searching for this mysterious manuscript of untold antiquity that conceals the entire wisdom of the world, yet only a chosen few have ever gained access to it. Thus, in 2015, <b>Zinovia Dushkova</b>, <b>Ph.D.</b>, published a new excerpt from the <i>Book of Dzyan</i> in <i>The Book of Secret Wisdom</i> that revealed the future and destiny of humanity. At that time, however, she was not allowed to disclose anything more about the <i>Book of Dzyan</i> than Helena Blavatsky had already done in her time.<br /><br />But now, for the first time ever, Dr. Dushkova has been permitted to cast more light on the <i>Book of Dzyan</i> and answer the following questions:<br /><ul><li>Who are the authors of the <i>Book of Dzyan</i>?</li><li>Where was it stored in the past, and where is it now?</li><li>What are its structure and contents?</li><li>When was the <i>Book of Dzyan</i> written?</li><li>Why is it now of such great significance, even in your own life?</li></ul>In addition, you will also learn about the attempt that the Masters of Wisdom made to enlighten the world in the 20th century and what challenges face humanity in the 21st century.<br /><br /><b>Download this book now to unveil the hidden truth about the oldest manuscript in the world and its divine authors!</b>
The Early Church: From Ignatius to Augustine
by George Hodges

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English

Pages

159

Publication Date

December 13, 2016

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<b>In the first century A.D., the roots of the early Church began to spread across the Roman world.<br /><br /> But who were its leaders?<br /><br />And how did it survive through waves of hostility and oppression?</b><br /><br />George Hodges, in this fascinating history, explains how the early Church developed from its lowly and persecuted origins of the first century through to becoming the main religion of the Roman Empire and the various kingdoms that succeeded it.<br /><br />Hodges provides a full picture of the Roman Empire and its religion at this time, explaining how the Church was able to gain a foothold, how heresy nearly tore it apart and how many men and women sacrificed their own lives to protect the faith.<br /><br />He uncovers why by the third century the Church began to develop into a settled and definite organisation, with leaders, like Cyprian and Cyril, who assisted their followers, convened at gatherings like the Council of Nicaea to agree on doctrinal matters and how monasticism developed in both the East and West.<br /><br />Finally, Hodges explains how the Church was able survive the collapse of the Roman Empire, a state that had begun to protect and support the Church after Constantine’s conversion in 312. The Church was forced to contend with the power vacuum of the tumultuous fourth and fifth centuries and to make allies and convert the pagans who were threatening them.<br /><br /><em>The Early Church: From Ignatius to Augustine</em> is a brilliant history of the late Roman Empire and how the Christian Church developed within it. <br /><br />George Hodges was an American theologian and dean of the Episcopal Theological School at Cambridge Massachusetts. <em>The Independent</em> stated that many of his works were reissued during his lifetime due to “the high esteem in which his religious messages are held by the reading public." This work was first published in 1915 and he died in 1919.
The History of the Byzantine Empire: From Its Glory to Its Downfa...
by Charles Oman

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English

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313

Publication Date

April 22, 2018

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This carefully crafted ebook: "The History of the Byzantine Empire - From Its Glory to Its Downfall" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.<br />This edition covers the history of the Eastern Roman Empire from late antiquity until the Fall of Constantinople in 1453 AD. The author gives the complete insight into the fascinating empire which was characterized by Roman state traditions, Greek culture and language; and Orthodox Christianity. Among the greatest accomplishments of the Empire, the author emphasizes its contribution to the formation of the medieval Europe, its major role in shaping Orthodoxy and transmission of classical knowledge. <br />Contents: <br />Byzantium <br />The Foundation of Constantinople <br />The Fight With the Goths <br />The Departure of the Germans <br />The Reorganization of the Eastern Empire <br />Justinian <br />Justinian's Foreign Conquests <br />The End of Justinian's Reign <br />The Coming of the Slavs <br />The Darkest Hour <br />Social and Religious Life <br />The Coming of the Saracens <br />The First Anarchy <br />The Saracens Turned Back <br />The Iconoclasts <br />The End of the Iconoclasts <br />The Literary Emperors and Their Time <br />Military Glory <br />The End of the Macedonian Dynasty <br />Manzikert <br />The Comneni and the Crusades <br />The Latin Conquest of Constantinople <br />The Latin Empire and the Empire of Nicaea <br />Decline and Decay <br />The Turks in Europe. <br />The End of a Long Tale <br />Table of Emperors
Aristotle: Complete Works (Golden Deer Classics)
by , Golden Deer Classics

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English

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2937

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March 11, 2017

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CONTENTS:<br /><br />- Part 1: Logic (Organon)<br /><br />Categories, translated by E. M. Edghill<br />On Interpretation, translated by E. M. Edghill<br />Prior Analytics (2 Books), translated by A. J. Jenkinson<br />Posterior Analytics (2 Books), translated by G. R. G. Mure<br />Topics (8 Books), translated by W. A. Pickard-Cambridge<br />Sophistical Refutations, translated by W. A. Pickard-Cambridge<br /><br /><br />- Part 2: Universal Physics<br /><br />Physics (8 Books), translated by R. P. Hardie and R. K. Gaye<br />On the Heavens (4 Books), translated by J. L. Stocks<br />On Gerneration and Corruption (2 Books), translated by H. H. Joachim<br />Meteorology (4 Books), translated by E. W. Webster<br /><br /><br />- Part 3: Human Physics<br /><br />On the Soul (3 Books), translated by J. A. Smith<br />On Sense and the Sensible, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Memory and Reminiscence, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Sleep and Sleeplessness, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Dreams, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Prophesying by Dreams, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Longevity and Shortness of Life, translated by G. R. T. Ross<br />On Youth, Old Age, Life and Death, and Respiration, translated by G. R. T. Ross<br /><br /><br />- Part 4: Animal Physics<br /><br />The History of Animals (9 Books), translated by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson<br />On the Parts of Animals (4 Books), translated by William Ogle<br />On the Motion of Animals, translated by A. S. L. Farquharson<br />On the Gait of Animals, translated by A. S. L. Farquharson<br />On the Generation of Animals (5 Books), translated by Arthur Platt<br /><br /><br />- Part 5: Metaphysics<br /><br />(15 Books), translated by W. D. Ross<br /><br /><br />- Part 6: Ethics and Politics<br /><br />Nicomachean Ethics (10 Books), translated by W. D. Ross<br />Politics (8 Books), translated by Benjamin Jowett<br />The Athenian Constitution, translated by Sir Frederic G. Kenyon<br /><br /><br />- Part 7: Aesthetic Writings<br /><br />Rhetoric (3 Books), translated by W. Rhys Roberts<br />Poetics, translated by S. H. Butcher
Ancient India: From the Earliest Times to the First Century, A. D...
by E J Rapson

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English

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104

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April 22, 2019

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<h2><b>India has one of the most fascinating ancient histories of the entire globe.</b></h2><br /><br />The Indian subcontinent was first populated around 75,000 years ago.<br /><br />From this time until the 1st century A.D. this land proved to be fertile ground for the emergence of fascinating states with varying religions, technologies, languages and cultures.<br /><br />Many of these aspects of the ancient civilizations remain with us today, including the religions of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism.<br /><br />E. J. Rapson, a scholar from the University of Cambridge, aimed to provide a history of this fascinating land that was not only informative but also accessible to all readers.<br /><br />Through the course of the book he discusses various aspects of this period and the civilizations that emerged, including during the Vedic period and that of the Upanishads, as well covering the lives of famous rulers such as Ashoka the Great who ruled the Maurya Empire.<br /><br />Rapson uncovers the impact that the various invasions of India had, from the Persians, the Parthians and Scythians, along with he famous invasion of the Macedonians under Alexander the Great.<br /><br />Particularly interesting is how there emerged a number of prominent and rival religions in ancient India that still remain with us today including Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism.<br /><br />This book is essential for all readers who are fascinated by Indian culture and religion and who wish to find out more about this remarkable subcontinent’s history and origins.<br /><br />E. J. Rapson was professor of Sanskrit at the University of Cambridge. Rapson spent time on secondment from the College at the Department of Coins and Medals of the British Museum, where he was Assistant Keeper of Coins and Medals and was reckoned to have an uncanny ability to be able to identify ancient coins merely by feel. His work <em>Ancient India</em> was first published in 1914. Rapson passed away in 1937.<br />
A History of Egypt from the Earliest Times to the Persian Conques...
by James Henry Breasted

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English

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291

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February 07, 2017

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<b></b><h2><b>“Considered by Egyptologists as one of the best introductions to their subject ever written.” <em>World Archaeology</em></b></h2><br /><br />James Henry Breasted, in this magnificent work on Ancient Egypt, takes the reader from the earliest days when the Egyptian state had barely formed through to its eventual demise and collapse at the hands of the Persians.<br /><br />He explains why Egypt was able to develop so rapidly and form such a sophisticated socio-political system.<br /><br />As a pioneer Egyptologist, Breasted draws upon a wide variety of sources to create this history of Ancient Egypt, from archaeology to ancient historians and translated hieroglyphics.<br /><br />Through the course of the book he uncovers early Egyptian religious beliefs, the development of the pyramids, the different dynasties that ruled, as well as many other fascinating subjects.<br /><br /><em>A History of Egypt from the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest</em> is the authoritative history of Egypt and is essential reading for anyone interesting in learning more about this famous civilization.<br /><br />“Those who wish to obtain a general view of the history of Egypt, from the beginnings to the Persian invasion, written by a scholar steeped in knowledge of the texts, may turn to Professor Breasted’s <em>History of Egypt</em>, the fullest as well as most vivid and interesting that has ever been written.” <em>The English Historical Review</em><br /><br />“The foremost communicator of Egyptology to general audiences.” <em>History Today</em><br /><br />James Henry Breasted was an American archaeologist, Egyptologist and historian. <em>A History of Egypt from the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest</em> was his first book, published in 1905. That year he was also promoted to become a professor in Egyptology and Oriental History. In 1919 he founded the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago. He died in 1935.
Unearthing the Dawn (Era of Shadows Book 3)
by R.M. Schultz

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English

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414

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April 30, 2019

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FOR TOO MANY LONG YEARS AKHENATEN HAS REIGNED SUPREME, ENVELOPING EGYPT IN HIS SUFFOCATING SHADOW…<br /><br />Heb aided each of his comrades in overcoming their demons but returns from the Duat with more questions than answers. Now he must face his own dark past and relive his worst nightmare by serving his heinous former master in order to undermine him and discover the truth. But a legend has arisen about Heb, the boy who ran away, and of his cat who holds a great secret. Heb feels the pull of the darkness as he attempts to discover a lost treasure, infiltrate the god-king’s council, and take revenge upon those who dragged Egypt into chaos. How can Heb ever hope to accomplish all this with Nefertiti and the Devouring Monster awaiting him and the Dark Ones still haunting him?<br /><br />In the present, Maddie has turned cold and distant, traumatized from her recent ordeal. While others continue to search for the Hall of Records, Gavin will have to regain Maddie’s trust and break into a museum before discovering the answers to questions lost to the ages.<br /><br />The epic conclusion of the Era of Shadows series.

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