books about: ancients
Four thousand years ago, as the Israelites drove the Canaanites from the Promised Land, they met more than human resistance. They encountered evil giants which had been born from the unholy unions of fallen angels and human women. In WARRIOR WOMAN, acclaimed Christian author Summer Lee unfurls a standalone adventure romance that expands Biblical history into a fantasy of epic proportions. Achsah, a young woman, is assigned the divine mission ...
I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius
Once a rather bookish young man with a limp and a stammer, a man who spent most of his time trying to stay away from the danger and risk of the line of ascension, Claudius seemed an unlikely candidate for Emperor. Yet, on the death of Caligula, Claudius finds himself next in line for the throne, and must stay alive as well as keep control. Drawing on the histories of Plutarch, Suetonius, and Gaius Cornelius Tacitus, noted historian and ...
The great epic of Western literature, translated by the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, presents us with Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem in a stunning modern-verse translation. "Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off ...
StoneWater Press, 2014
Critically Acclaimed Romantic Suspense Novel Kallie Andreas is a mystery, even to herself. Seven years ago Kallie woke up in a New York City museum, injured and traumatized. Alone and unclaimed. Despite her shattered memories, she's worked her way into a position as assistant curator in that very museum, and now she wants nothing more than to pursue funding for her project--assembling pieces from the ancient Minoans. But then the blackouts ...
The Chieftain's Curse
Escape Publishing - Harlequin Enterprises, Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
RWA RITA Award finalist for Best Historical Romance and 2014 Romance Writers of New Zealand (RWNZ) KORU Readers' Choice Award winner! Nominated the 2014 READER AWARD for Best Historical Romance . Euan McArthur is a chieftain in need of an heir. While still a young a warrior, Euan incites the fury of a witch. She retaliates with a curse that no wife will ever bear him an heir. As he buries his third wife and yet another bonnie stillborn ...
Shadows of the Ancients (The Ancients Series Book 1)
Moonlit Dreams Publications, 2014
The Ancients Series, Vol. 1 No one ever questions the pairings their pack-master chooses for them. No one, except Jessica St. Marks, who can't stand the thought of being bonded for life to Zach Brighton, douchebag extraordinaire. Jessica plans a night out with her human friend, Ashley, to have a little fun before she's forced to settle for the loser her pack has chosen to be her mate. Little does she know, her fate is about to change when ...
The Crisis Artifact (The Crisis Trilogy Book 1)
711 Press, 2013
711 Press is a company with a unique twist on publishing: we release "Movies & TV in Book Form." Read our thrilling, cinematic titles in the time it takes you to watch a movie or TV show. The Crisis Artifact is a sci-fi/adventure series in our Movie Book line. APPROX. READ TIME: 147 MINUTES About the Movie Book: Caesar Guevara finds himself back in a rundown L.A. neighborhood following the death of his daughter and a bitter divorce. ...
The Controversial Mayan Queen: Sak K'uk of Palenque (The Mists of Palenque Book 2)
Made for Success Publishing, 2014
In the ancient Maya world of towering stone cities surrounded by dense tropical jungles, a strong-willed young woman struggles to preserve her family dynasty. Sak K'uk, daughter of the first woman Mayan ruler, is more fit to accede than her artistic brother and she chafes at his lack-luster leadership. In visions she sees that her son K'inich Janaab Pakal is destined to become the greatest ruler of Lakam Ha (Palenque), but how it will happen is ...
Transgression: A Time-Travel Suspense Novel (City of God, Book 1)
DitDat, Inc., 2014
What If …? What if you were studying for your Ph.D. in archaeology and decided to take a break from your crummy life by working on an archaeological dig in Israel? What if you met a great guy in Jerusalem who happened to be a world-famous theoretical physicist working on a crazy idea to build a wormhole that might make time-travel possible … someday? What if he had a nutball colleague who turned the theory into reality — and ...
I Am Livia
Lake Union Publishing, 2014
Her life would be marked by scandal and suspicion, worship and adoration… At the tender age of fourteen, Livia Drusilla overhears her father and fellow aristocrats plotting the assassination of Julius Caesar. Proving herself an astute confidante, she becomes her father’s chief political asset—and reluctantly enters into an advantageous marriage to a prominent military officer. Her mother tells her, “It is possible for a woman to ...
The King Must Die: A Novel
Open Road Media, 2013
“Mary Renault is a shining light to both historical novelists and their readers. She does not pretend the past is like the present, or that the people of ancient Greece were just like us. She shows us their strangeness; discerning, sure-footed, challenging our values, piquing our curiosity, she leads us through an alien landscape that moves and delights us.” —Hilary Mantel In myth, Theseus was the slayer of the child-devouring ...
The Belial Stone (The Belial Series Book 1)
*An innocent discovery on a Montana ranch two years ago, sets off a series of events that may very well change the world . . . if it doesn't end it first.* Professor Delaney McPhearson's life is turned upside down when her best friend, archaeologist Drew Masters, is found dead. Before she can deal with the heartbreaking loss, she is viciously attacked in her home by a man with inhuman fighting abilities. Former Navy SEAL and head of ...
The Three Theban Plays: Antigone; Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus
The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C. Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family— Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus— are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. Robert Fagles's authoritative and acclaimed translation conveys all of Sophocles's lucidity and power: the cut and thrust ...
Zet and the Egyptian Amulet Mystery (Zet Mystery Case Book 2)
Best Day Books For Young Readers, 2014
Zet and Kat are back. When the Nile town of Thebes is threatened by a scarab-amulet eating ghost, Zet is determined to uncover the truth. Is the ghost real? Meanwhile Zet's best friend, a jeweler's apprentice, is in trouble. Could the ghost and his best friend's ominous master be connected somehow? As if he didn't have enough trouble to deal with, special orders have gone missing at Zet's family pottery stall. With ...
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition)
W. W. Norton & Company
New York Times bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award. Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, ...
The Money Code: Become a Millionaire With the Ancient Jewish Code
Why Are So Many Jews Millionaires? Jews are estimated to make up less than 1% of the world's population, yet approximately 25% of the world's billionaires are Jewish. Jews are always found on lists of the world’s richest people. In 2009, 139 of the Forbes 400 were Jewish. Jews also comprise a very large number of history’s most important figures, people who have had a profound impact on humanity. Approximately 35% of Nobel Prizes have ...
G. M. A. Grube
Hackett Pub Co
The second edition of Five Dialogues presents G. M. A. Grube's distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works. A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with an updated bibliography.
Quick & Easy Quinoa Cookbook: Gluten-Free Recipes Using One of the World's Best Superfoods
Catamaran Press, 2014
*** 99 Cents For a Limited Time *** Quick & Easy Quinoa Cookbook - Unique, Delicious, Healthy Recipes! Quinoa is a very versatile and nutritious food. You can use it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and desserts! Besides that - it's delicious! You can use it to liven up or enrich just about any dish you serve. Quinoa is considered a superfood and one of the world's most nutritious foods. High in protein with a cup of cooked ...
Ismeni: An eShort Prelude to The Legend of Sheba
Howard Books, 2014
A mysterious beauty, a destiny set in the stars. Born under an inauspicious sign, young Ismeni is feared by her own people. The single thing she prays for: to live an invisible life. But that is not to be for the young woman who has captured the attention of the king’s youngest son. A story of love, passion, and twists of fate through the eyes of the woman who will one day give birth to the legendary Queen of Sheba.
The Harbinger: The Ancient Mystery That Holds the Secret of America's Future
Frontline Pub Inc
Is it possible... That there exists an ancient mystery that holds the secret of America's future? That this mystery lies behind everything from 9/11 to the collapse of the global economy? That ancient harbingers of judgment are now manifesting in America? That God is sending America a prophetic message of what is yet to come? Before its end as a nation, there appeared in ancient Israel nine specific warnings and omens of national ...
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