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Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 3

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Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus


Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral …

The Byzantine Empire

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Charles William Chadwick Oman


Fifty years ago the word “Byzantine” was used as a synonym for all that was corrupt and decadent, and the tale of the East-Roman Empire was …

The Economic Consequences of the Peace

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John Maynard Keynes


The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919) was a best seller throughout the world, published by John Maynard Keynes. Keynes attended the …

The Constitution of Athens

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Aristotle


The Constitution of Athens (Greek: Ἀθηναίων πολιτεία) was written by Aristotle or his student. The text was lost until discovered in the lat…

Fifty Famous Stories Retold (version 2)

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James Baldwin


Some have a slight historical value; some are useful as giving point to certain great moral truths; others are products solely of the fancy,…

Römische Geschichte Buch 1

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Theodor Mommsen


Mommsen (1817-1903) erhielt für die Römische Geschichte 1902 den Nobelpreis für Literatur. Erstes Buch Bis zur Abschaffung d…

Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 2

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Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus


Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral …

Romulus

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Jacob Abbott


Jacob Abbott wrote many historical books for children. He was careful to ensure historical accuracy, and as he said himself in the preface t…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 01

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Stories of Inventors

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Russell Doubleday


Doubleday chronicles the history of everyday inventions that form the foundation of technology now common through the world. While some of t…

Queen Victoria

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E. Gordon Browne


This book is about the life of Queen Victoria (1819 to 1901). All nine of her children married into the royal houses of Europe. She became t…

The Witch of Salem

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John R. Musick


A historical novel about the Salem Witch Trials. A fantastic illustrated historical novel by the prolific American author John R. Musick. Fr…

The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner

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George-Günther Von Forstner


The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner is a graphic account of WWI submarine warfare. Forstner was the commander of German U-boat U…

Lives of the Saints: With Reflections for Every Day in the Year

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Alban Butler


Compiled from the much larger 12 book set of "Butler's Lives of the Saints", this volume contains short biographies of the Saints,…

History Of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Vol. 3

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Gaston Maspero


History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria is the masterwork of one of the fathers of modern Egyptology. This work, in t…

Magna Carta

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Unknown


The original document is in Latin so this can only be a fairly rough approximation of the actual content. The text used is the first version…

How I Found Livingstone

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Henry Morton Stanley


Sir Henry Morton Stanley is famously quoted for saying "Dr Livingstone, i Presume?". Born in Wales, he migrated over to the United…

Henry VIII

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William Shakespeare


This is Shakespeare's dutiful trubute to one of the most imposing and terrifying rulers in European history. The kingdom trembles as the gia…

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. VI

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

Old-Time Makers of Medicine

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James Joseph Walsh


Dr. Walsh's Old-Time Makers of Medicine chronicles the history and development of modern medicine from ancient times up to the discovery of …

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