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From Robots to Foundations By Codex Regius
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"From Robots to Foundations" gives the most detailed timeline possible from the beginning of spaceflight to the era of the two Foundations that can be compiled from the novels and stories... More > by Isaac Asimov that are set in the Trantor Universe: the Robot Series, the Empire Series and the Foundation Series, as well as "Nemesis" and a couple of short stories. Entries are generally documented and referenced by the relevant book and chapter. With an illustrated encyclopedia of all the stars and worlds in Asimov's Galaxy.< Less
Opus Gemini III By Codex Regius
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Now heads will roll on both sides of the border! While Rome is warring in Syria and Mesopotamia, the noble refugee, Princess Iulia Balbilla approaches the Germanic border. Still she pursues her aim... More > to transform the Empire into an oriental monarchy that would grant her kin power even over the emperors. Her fierce agents Pernica and Sedigitus cross this border and penetrate the domain of their fiercest enemy to locate missing Adrianus on Mount Dounobriga. The Supreme Father, whose service Adrianus has entered, gathers all the chieftains of many Germanic tribes to convince them of his vision of an Alamannia that would include all barbarian nations. But evidence is found that the Headhunters, who have left decapitated bodies on the other side of the border, are also active on Mount Dounobriga. Where has Adrianus’ grandfather, old Restitutus, been taken to?< Less
Opus Gemini II By Codex Regius
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Around 70 B.C., a tradeship heading for Rome foundered off the coast of Antikythera. On board was the most sophisticated device known to the classical world: The Antikythera Mechanism - a set of... More > gears that might foretell the ways of the stars. In the sea, the Antikythera Mechanism escaped the purposeful destruction that hit its siblings a hundred years later. Save for one: The OPUS GEMINI, that has been ruined only twenty years ago. Its rightful owner, Princess Iulia Balbilla, is determined to find it, so that she may restore her power over hearts and minds of the masters of Roma.< Less
Opus Gemini I By Codex Regius
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Around 70 B.C., a tradeship heading for Rome foundered off the coast of Antikythera. On board was the most sophisticated device known to the classical world: The Antikythera Mechanism - a set of... More > gears that might foretell the ways of the stars. In the sea, the Antikythera Mechanism escaped the purposeful destruction that hit its siblings a hundred years later. Save for one: The OPUS GEMINI. This last of the Opera is held by Adrianus and Valeriana, two quarrelsome housemates at the rim of the Roman world. There comes a time of crisis, of warfare. And the ancient power that once ruled the Opus rises again. The agents of the lost realm of Commagene set forth to bring the OPUS GEMINI: Pernica the Swift, also known as the Polan Panthercat, who is seeking her life and her doom. And Sedigitus the Sixfinger, a misshapen warrior, dedicated to his mission at whatever cost. But there is another, a new force gathering.< Less
The serpent and its priest By Codex Regius
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His mind would never settle with petty aims. He always saw the greater thing. 1850 years ago, when scientific thinking was on decline and religious fundamentalism winning over, Alexandros, a little... More > quack, turned himself into high priest and guru of the demonic Glycon, a puppet on strings that he had made into a god to deceive the masses and relieve them of their money. The report, written by Lucian of Samosata who exposed the deceiver with analytic deduction, is the oldest preserved essay on the war, still undecided, between scepticism and superstition. A new annotated translation of the old report on the frauds and illusions that Alexandros’ epigones are still applying even today. The book that inspired the "Romanike" series of historical novels!< Less
The Serpent and its Priest By Codex Regius
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1850 years ago, when scientific thinking was on decline and religious fundamentalism winning over, Alexandros, a little quack, turned himself into high priest and guru of the demonic Glycon, a puppet... More > on strings that he had made into a god to deceive the masses and relieve them of their money. The report, written by Lucian of Samosata who exposed the deceiver with analytic deduction, is the oldest preserved essay on the war, still undecided, between scepticism and superstition. A new annotated translation of the old report on the frauds and illusions that Alexandros’ epigones are still applying even today. The book that inspired the "Romanike" series of historical novels!< Less
The Forgotten Astronauts By Codex Regius
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Our shelves contain countless books on the history of space travel, illustrated with colourful images of the moon and names we have frequently read: Alan Shepard, first American in space, John Glenn... More > who orbited earth, Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, Elliot See … Wait a minute. Who is Elliot See? Then we discover that most books on the history of space travel do not mention his name at all. And closer examination reveals more unknown faces on NASA's group photos. Their accounts, told in this book, reveal the darker side of the American moon-landing myth. These men are the Forgotten Astronauts, those who failed and were erased from history - sometimes tragically, sometimes tragicomically - and who were for a long time hushed up about, not to cloud the worship of the heroes of the Space Age.< Less
Gesetzbuch des Kosmos By Codex Regius
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Zwanzig Jahre nach der Niederlage des falschen Propheten Chaeremon taumelt das Römische Imperium auf eine Krise zu. In den Kriegswirren des Nahen Ostens gelingt Prinzessin Iulia Balbilla die... More > Flucht aus ihrer Verbannung. Unverzüglich schickt sie sich an, die verlorene Macht ihres Herrscherhauses zurückzugewinnen. Egal, um welchen Preis. So erhebt das untergegangene Königreich Commagene wieder sein Haupt. Seine Agenten ziehen aus, um das Opus Gemini zu beschaffen, mit dem Chaeremon einst die Massen am obergermanischen Limes beherrschte. Nur Restitutus, der Opferherr aus dem antiken Wiesbaden, weiß noch, wo es versteckt ist. Doch Restitutus ist seit Monaten spurlos verschwunden. Die Mächte, die an dieser letzten überlebenden Kopie des Mechanismus von Antikythera interessiert sind, setzen sich darum auf die Spur der übernächsten Generation: seines Adoptivenkels Adrianus und dessen Pflegeschwester Valeriana.< Less
Räderwerk des Schicksals By Codex Regius
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Inmitten der Flüchtlingsströme aus den besetzten und geplünderten syrischen Provinzen hat Prinzessin Iulia Balbilla ihren Fuß wieder auf europäischen Boden gesetzt.... More > Weiterhin strebt sie nach dem Ziel, das Römische Reich in einen orientalisch geprägten Staat zu verwandeln, in dem ihresgleichen sogar Macht über die Kaiser hat. Ihre Helfershelfer kämpfen jedoch in Mogontiacum, dem römischen Mainz, um ihr eigenes Überleben. Ahnungslos entkommt ihnen ihr Ziel, der junge Adrianus, der den Schlüssel zu Balbillas Macht in Händen hält: das OPVS GEMINI, die letzte existierende Kopie des Mechanismus von Antikythera. Da greift eine weitere Macht ins Geschehen ein: der Hochvater vom Berge Dounobriga, einst meistgesuchter Schlepper und Schleuser am Obergermanischen Limes. Auch er hat die immensen politischen Möglichkeiten erkannt, die ihm ein Instrument wie das Opus Gemini verleihen würde.< Less
Instrument der Herrschaft By Codex Regius
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Während die römischen Legionen in Syrien und Mesopotamien Krieg führen, eilt die flüchtige Prinzessin Iulia Balbilla auf die germanische Grenze zu. Weiterhin strebt sie nach dem... More > Ziel, das Römische Reich in einen orientalisch geprägten Staat zu verwandeln, in dem ihresgleichen sogar Macht über die Kaiser hat. Ihre Helfershelfer Pernica und Sedigitus überqueren ebendiese Grenze und wagen sich in den Machtbereich des gefährlichsten Feindes vor, um Adrianus auf dem Berge Dounobriga aufzuspüren. Der Hochvater, in dessen Dienst sich Adrianus aus Überzeugung gestellt hat, versammelt derzeit die Häuptlinge vieler germanischer Stämme um sich, um sie von seiner Idee einer alle Barbarenvölker umfassenden Alamannia zu überzeugen. Doch es mehren sich die Hinweise, dass auch die Kopfjägerbande, die bereits in der Vergangenheit ent­hauptete Leichen zurückließ, auf dem Dounobriga aktiv ist. Und wohin wurde Adrianus’ Großvater, der alte Restitutus, verbracht?< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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