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The Tale of Three Lions

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H. Rider Haggard


Taking place in the heart of Africa, “The Tale of Three Lions” is one more thrilling adventure from the eventful life of old hunter Quaterma…

Lāčplēsis

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Andrejs Pumpurs


Lāčplēsis is an epic poem by Andrejs Pumpurs, a Latvian poet, who wrote it between 1872-1887 based on local legends. Lāčplēsis is regarded a…

A Book of Discovery

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M. B. Synge


Telling the history of geographical discoveries, "Book of Discovery" is a record of splendid endurance, of hardships bravely borne…

Heroes of the Middle Ages

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Eva March Tappan


"The object of this book is to bring together stories of the most important movements in the history of Europe during the Middle Ages, …

A Short History of the World

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H. G. Wells


A Short History of the World is a non-fictional historic work by English author H. G. Wells, largely inspired by Wells's earlier 1919 work T…

North-Pole Voyages

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Zachariah Atwell Mudge


For more than three hundred years an intense desire has been felt by explorers to discover and reveal to the world the secrets of the immed…

Tiberius part 1

In The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

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Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus


The Twelve Caesars is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire. The work was written in 12…

The Man at the Beautiful Gate

In Hurlbut's Story of the Bible Part 7

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Jesse Lyman Hurlbut


Some years ago, the editor of an English magazine sent a communication to "the hundred greatest men in Great Britain" asking them …

Ch 14: Sir Tristram's Battle with Sir Launcelot

In The Age of Chivalry

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Thomas Bulfinch


Thomas Bulfinch explains the his work is "an attempt to tell the stories of mythology in such a manner as to make them a source of amus…

Architecture and the Arts

In When Knights Were Bold

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Eva March Tappan


This book is in no degree an attempt to relate the involved and intricate history of the Middle Ages. Its plan is, rather, to present pictur…

Introduction

In Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini Vol 1

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Benvenuto Cellini


Cellini's autobiographical memoirs, which he began writing in Florence in 1558, give a detailed account of his singular career, as well as h…