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Greek Mythology: Legends of Greek Gods & Goddesses, Heroes, Ancient Battles & Mythical Creatures.

by Elliot Templeton

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Genre: History, Ancient, Home & Garden, Antiques & Collectibles, Nonfiction
Size: 58 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2018 onward  

Plato: The Complete Works (Prometheus Classics)

by Plato and Benjamin Jowett

This book contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!Plato was a philosopher in Ancient Greece. He was an essential figure in the development of philosophy, especially the Western tradition, and he founded the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Plato's dialogues have been used (and are still used) to teach a range of subjects, including philosophy, logic, ethics, rhetoric, religion and mathematics. His lasting themes include Platonic love, the theory of forms, the five regimes, innate knowledge, among others. His theory of forms launched a unique perspective on abstract objects, and led to a school of thought called Platonism.The Complete PlatoPart 1: Early DialoguesThe ApologyCritoCharmidesLachesLysisE...

Genre: History, Ancient
Size: 1828 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.30 / 5
6 reviews

The Symbolic Prophecy of the Great Pyramid (Rosicrucian Order AMORC Kindle Editions)

by H. Spencer Lewis

The world's greatest mystery and first wonder is the Great Pyramid. It stands as a monument to the learning and achievements of the ancients. For centuries its secrets were closeted in stone—now they stand revealed. Within the pages of this enlightening book are the answers to many enthralling questions—the history, vast wisdom, and prophecies of the Great Pyramid. You will be amazed at the Pyramid's scientific construction and at the tremendous knowledge of its mysterious builders.


Who built the Great Pyramid? Why were its builders inspired to reveal to posterity the events of the future? What is the path that the Great Pyramid indicates lies before mankind?...

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 96 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

Hermetism: Digest (Rosicrucian Order AMORC Kindle Editions)

by Rosicrucian Order AMORC and Richard Smoley

This issue of the Rosicrucian Digest presents a compendium of materials that provide a solid introduction to the most important aspects of Hermeticism....

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 112 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
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Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (Beiträge zur Altertumskunde Book 307)

by Alan H. Sommerstein and Isabelle C. Torrance

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Genre: Fiction, History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Civil Rights & Liberties, Freedom & Security, Religion & Spirituality, Religious Studies
Size: 463 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2018 onward  

The Archaeology of Political Spaces: The Upper Mesopotamian Piedmont in the Second Millennium BCE (Topoi – Berlin Studies of the Ancient World/Topoi – Berliner Studien der Alten Welt Book

by Dominik Bonatz

This book, consisting of 12 contributions, unites the most recent results from archaeological research in the Upper Mesopotamian piedmont. Under the growing influence of expanding territorial states, which were established during the 2nd millennium BCE, this region experienced a substantial change in social and political life during that time. The discussion is centered on settlement shapes, developments in material culture, as well as written documents that attest to this change. In summary, this book emphasizes the significant role of archaeological research in the reconstruction of models concerning the formation and transformation of political spaces in the ancient world. ...

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Travel, Essays & Travelogues
Size: 226 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2018 onward  

Computational Approaches to the Study of Movement in Archaeology: Theory, Practice and Interpretation of Factors and Effects of Long Term Landscape Formation ... – Berliner Studien der Alten Wel

by Silvia Polla and Philip Verhagen

The archaeological study of movement and of its related patterns and features has been transformed by the use of GIS. Path analysis has become a very popular approach to the study of settlement and land-use dynamics in landscape archaeology. This volume addresses theoretical, technical and interpretative issuesand presents case studies. A final synthetic paper aims to review the contents and to set the pace for the current methodological debate....

Genre: History, Ancient, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 137 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2018 onward  

Monumental Polovtsian Statues in Eastern Europe: the Archaeology, Conservation and Protection

by Aneta Golebiowska-Tobiasz

The book presents a case study of analysis and conservation of the collection of Cuman sculpture of the Veliko-Anadol Forest Museum. The author provides an insight into the phenomenon of anthropomorphic sculptures, pertaining to the recent wave of Turkic nomads, from the perspective of archaeology and culture heritage conservation....

Genre: History, Ancient, Europe, Russia, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 196 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
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Dawn of the Egyptian Masters, The Origins

by M.G. Hawking and A. Cantrell - M.Phil.

Explore the Knowledge of the Great Masters and the Origins of Their Wisdom and Power.From the dawn of civilization to the present day, accounts of highly enlightened masters possessed of supreme knowledge and power appear in the histories, literature and traditions of cultures throughout the world.Transcribed directly from the journals and field notes of explorer M.G. Hawking’s five years in the Himalayan regions of Nepal and the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, this book contains detailed narratives of his experiences and encounters, providing unprecedented, first-hand accounts of extraordinary people and esoteric knowledge.As entertaining as it is richly enlightening, this book examines the existence of great masters, both past and in today’s world, presents an in-depth description of their pr...

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, New Age
Size: 131 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Initiation into the Mysteries of the Ancient World (Münchner Vorlesungen zu Antiken Welten Book 1)

by Jan N. Bremmer

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Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity
Size: 256 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
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Constituent, Confederate, and Conquered Space: The Emergence of the Mittani State (Topoi – Berlin Studies of the Ancient World/Topoi – Berliner Studien der Alten Welt Book 17)

by Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum and Nicole Brisch

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Genre: Fiction, History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory
Size: 290 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2018 onward  

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Prehistoric Mobility and Diet in the West Eurasian Steppes 3500 to 300 BC: An Isotopic Approach (Topoi – Berlin Studies of the Ancient World/Topoi – Berliner Studien der Alten Welt Book 25

by Claudia Gerling

The West Eurasian steppes in the Eneolithic, the Early Bronze and the Iron Age were largely inhabited by communities believed to show an elevated level of spatial mobility that is often linked to their subsistence economy. Questions concerning the mobility and migration as well as the diet and economy of these communities were approached by applying isotope analysis, resulting in a greater understanding of the lifeways they led....

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 402 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2018 onward  

Spatial analysis and social spaces: Interdisciplinary approaches to the interpretation of prehistoric and historic built environments (Topoi – Berlin Studies ... – Berliner Studien der Alt

by Undine Lieberwirth and Silvia Polla

In recent years a range of formal methods of spatial analysis have been developed for the study of human engagement, experience and socialisation within the built environment. This volume brings together contributions from a number of specialists in archaeology, social theory, architecture, and urban planning, who explore the theoretical and methodological frameworks associated with the application of established and novel spatial analysis methods in prehistoric and historic built environments. The authors discuss the relationship between space and social life from different perspectives and provide many illuminating examples of computer-based spatial analysis methods in archaeology....

Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, Art, History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Social Sciences
Size: 320 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2018 onward  

Exploring Cultural Identities in Jean Rhys’ Fiction

by Cristina-Georgiana Voicu

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, Fiction, History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Law, Literary Criticism & Theory, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 140 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Greek Mythology: Gods, Goddesses, Ancient Myths, Legends, and the Stories That Changed Western Civilization (Odyssey, Folklore, Trojan War, Zeus, Oedipus, Titans, Heroes, Monsters, Greece Book 1)

by Susan B. Koehler

In a time of mythical beasts and powerful gods, tales of heroism and mankind’s beginnings proliferated through the ancient world and endured for centuries thereafter. From the origins of the universe, to the creation of man, Greek Mythology has formed the bedrock of Western culture and civilization. Its influence has captivated people for thousands of years and traces remain everywhere, from our literature, films, and everyday language. This book explores the origins of Greek Mythology, from the creation myth, to the Pantheon of Gods. It delves into some of the most enduring stories of Greek Mythology, and describes the lasting impression these stories have made on the English lexicon and its influence on modern times. This book will guide you through the vast universe of Greek Mythology...

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 45 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 3.10 / 5
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Egyptian Mythology: A Fascinating Guide to Understanding the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Mortals (Greek Mythology - Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology Book 3)

by Matt Clayton and Captivating History

Enjoy Captivating Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and MortalsFrom what we know of history, Egypt, along with Sumer, were the foundations of civilization. The Fertile Crescent, which stretched from the Nile Valley to the twin rivers in Mesopotamia, gave us our earliest glimpse of organized man. But organized how? For one, both locations gave us writing—hieroglyphics in Egypt and cuneiform in Sumer. There is still some debate about who was first.In this book, we will start by looking at the gods and goddesses of Kemet—Ancient Egypt. Then, we will turn our attention to the monsters which likely gave them nightmares and humbled them in their quest to bring order to the world around them.Finally, we will look at the mortals which shaped their civilization and made Egypt the bedroc...

Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 80 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 3.00 / 5
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ROME : Ancient Rome: Roman History and The Roman Empire (Rise and Fall, Roman Military, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient History)

by Roy Jackson

Learn the History and Legends of Ancient Rome!
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Do you want to know more about this fascinating and influential civilization? Have you always wondered about the rise and fall of the Roman Republic and Empire? Would you like to know how the Romans made their mark on Western culture?
When you download Ancient Rome, you're well on your way to becoming a history buff! This fascinating book could be the beginning of an engrossing history hobby. You'll be proud to show off your knowledge of Ancient Roman history to your friends and family!
Ancient Rome starts at the very beginning, with Rome's Founding by the mythical Romulus and Remus. It continues past the era of kings into the founding of t...

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Travel, Continental Europe, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 25 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.70 / 5
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Greek Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Ancient Olympians and Titans (Heroes and Gods, Ancient Myths)

by Ross Tanner

Captivating Stories of the Ancient Olympians and Titans
Did you know that Zeus loved many women, both goddesses and mortals?

Did you know that he turned himself into golden rain for one damsel who was locked away in a tower, and turned himself into a swan for another beauty?

Did you know that he kidnapped one young princess which led to her brother founding the city of Thebes?

And did you know that, to protect his own power, Zeus swallowed his first wife, just as Cronus had swallowed his own children in a previous age?

Greek myth is full of fascinating tales of Titans and Olympian gods. Some of it makes us wonder if there might be some hint of truth behind those stories, no matter how outrageous they may sound. What parts of those s...

Genre: History, Ancient, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: 67 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The forgotten Prince

by Monika Mangal

At the beginning of King Seti's third regnal year, the aspiring architect in the making Siamun sets out from his hometown Iunu in order to join the royal architects. In doing so, he hopes to make the most of his exceptional talent and the knowledge he has acquired during his studies in the temple of Ra. While Siamun pretends to be the son of a lesser architect, he anxiously guards the secret of his true parentage which must never be unravelled.Sooner than expected, his dream of working on one of the ambitious royal building projects comes true. Quite by chance, the king's attention is drawn to the gifted young man. Intrigued by his brilliant ideas, Seti subsequently entrusts him with the construction of his two dearest monuments, oblivious of the potential threat Siamun poses to him.Howeve...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 388 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 October 2018 onward  

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Finding Jerusalem: Archaeology between Science and Ideology

by Katharina Galor

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s open access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Archaeological discoveries in Jerusalem capture worldwide attention in various media outlets. The continuing quest to discover the city’s physical remains is not simply an attempt to define Israel’s past or determine its historical legacy. In the context of the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it is also an attempt to legitimate—or undercut—national claims to sovereignty. Bridging the ever-widening gap between popular coverage and specialized literature, Finding Jerusalem provides a comprehensive tour of the politics of archaeology in the city. Through a wide-ranging discussion of the material evidence, Ka...

Genre: History, Ancient, Middle East, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Judaism
Size: 272 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 2018 onward  

Imperial Matter: Ancient Persia and the Archaeology of Empires

by Lori Khatchadourian

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s new open access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. What is the role of the material world in shaping the tensions and paradoxes of imperial sovereignty? Scholars have long shed light on the complex processes of conquest, extraction, and colonialism under imperial rule. But imperialism has usually been cast as an exclusively human drama, one in which the world of matter does not play an active role. Lori Khatchadourian argues instead that things—from everyday objects to monumental buildings—profoundly shape social and political life under empire. Out of the archaeology of ancient Persia and the South Caucasus, Imperial Matter advances powerful new analytical ...

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 332 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.30 / 5
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Rise to Power (The David Chronicles Book 1)

by Uvi Poznansky

Here is the story of David as you have never heard it before: from the king himself, telling the unofficial version, the one he never allowed his court scribes to recount. In his mind, history is written to praise the victorious—but at the last stretch of his illustrious life, he feels an irresistible urge to tell the truth. In the first volume, Rise to Power, David gives you a fascinating account of his early years, culminating with a tribal coronation. Rooted in ancient lore, his is a surprisingly modern memoir.

In an era of cruelty, when destroying the enemy is deemed a sacred directive, the slayer of Goliath finds a way to become larger than life. His search for a path to power leads him in ways that are, at times, scandalous. Notorious for his contradictions, David is s...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, History, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 250 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 3.60 / 5
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Egyptian Mythology: A Concise Guide to the Ancient Gods and Beliefs of Egyptian Mythology (Greek Mythology - Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology Book 3)

by Hourly History

Egyptian Mythology
In this brief introduction to the subject of Egyptian Mythology the author has given a lot of thought to the context of the subject. This makes it an easy read. There is a useful Historical Timeline which allows the reader to follow the complexities of Egyptian history and locate the mythology within the development of the country.

Inside you will read about...
✓ A Timeline for Ancient Egypt
✓ Historical Egypt
✓ The Myth Of Creation
✓ The Pantheon Of Gods
✓ Mythology In Day To Day Ancient Egypt
✓ The Central Role Of The Temple And Some Temple Rituals
✓ Sources Of The History Of Egyptian Mythology
✓ The Underworld And Life After Death
✓ Pyramids And Their Locations

The...

Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 40 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 2018 onward  

Selected Tales of Ancient Greece

by C.J. Murphy

Thunder. Air. Water. Love. Death. These and many more are naturally occurring forces in nature, but to the Ancient Greeks there existed a more straightforward explanation. These things were controlled by the gods. High atop Mt. Olympus, where they watched over the world, the gods controlled the various forces of nature. Only by appeasing them could the Greeks expect to go about their lives in happiness. In ancient times there existed a pantheon of deities. Contained within are a few selected stories of some of the more infamous gods of Ancient Greece....

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality
Size: 51 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.60 / 5
3 reviews

Delphi: Digest (Rosicrucian Order AMORC Kindle Edition)

by Rosicrucian Order AMORC and Julie Scott

This issue of the Rosicrucian Digest presents a compendium of materials that provide a solid introduction to the most important aspects of Delphi....

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 103 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 1.00 / 5
1 review

The Orphic Mysteries: Digest (Rosicrucian Order AMORC Kindle Edition)

by Rosicrucian Order AMORC and Ralph Maxwell Lewis

This issue of the Rosicrucian Digest presents a compendium of materials that provide a solid introduction to the most important aspects of the Orphic Mysteries....

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 117 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Strategy Six Pack 6 (Illustrated)

by James Brooke

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Genre: History, Ancient, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 2.61 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 3.70 / 5
32 reviews

Greek Mythology: A Concise Guide to Ancient Gods, Heroes, Beliefs and Myths of Greek Mythology (Greek Mythology - Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology Book 1)

by Hourly History

Greek Mythology
Greek Mythology is an enormous field of study and a brief guide is a daunting task for any writer. The myths have a way of entwining one with another, and it is difficult to present a coherent story line without feeling one has omitted the best part of the story.

Inside you will read about...
✓ What Is A Myth?
✓ The Sources Of Greek Mythology
✓ The Creation Of The Universe And The Gods
✓ What Of Man? What Of Woman?
✓ The Greek Pantheon
✓ The Trojan War
✓ The Influence Of Greek Drama
✓ Two Greek Mortal Heroes In Mythological Tales

This guide succeeds in presenting an overall sketch of the creation of the world and the battles that follow, resulting in Zeus taking his place as the...

Genre: History, Ancient, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 37 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 3.10 / 5
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The Mithraic Mysteries: Digest (Rosicrucian Order AMORC Kindle Editions)

by Rosicrucian Order AMORC and V.L. Stephens

This issue of the Rosicrucian Digest presents a compendium of materials that provide a solid introduction to the most important aspects of the Mithraic Mysteries....

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 91 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 October 2018 onward  

Rating: 3.30 / 5
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Alexander The Great: A History From Beginning To End (One Hour History Military Generals Book 1)

by Henry Freeman

★ Alexander the Great ★
What does it mean to be great? There have been many that have come through the sands of time proclaiming their own greatness. We see it in the news every day; leaders, heroes, tyrants, and even reality star presidential candidates claim that they are great. But what about Alexander the Great?

Inside you will read about...
✓ Alexander and the Happiness of Horses
✓ Aristotle and the First Day of School
✓ Philip’s Family Drama
✓ Enemies and Friends
✓ The Real Battle Begins
✓ Changing Tides
✓ Signs and Wonders
✓ In Pursuit of Darius
✓ Historical Autopsy

The young man from Macedonia that took the world by storm creating one of the world’s first major empires? H...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 40 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 October 2018 onward  

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