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Mediocrates: The Lost Philosopher of Athens By Jason Childress
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Who was Mediocrates, the “lost philosopher” of Athens? Who was the old woman who prophesied at his birth, and what did she say? What was the secret hidden from Mediocrates by his own... More > mother, and why? And who was the mysterious man lurking in the shadows of Mediocrates life—the man who would one day change his destiny? Now, for the first time, biographer Jason Childress takes you behind the gilded curtain of Greece’s golden age, back to a time of splendor and sorrow, beauty and tragedy, wisdom and folly; a time when the wonders of the ancient world were still young; a time of mighty leaders and cruel tyrants, rival city-states warring for ascendancy, democracy struggling to emerge; a time when the myths and legends of Greek antiquity gave way to history. This is the story of a man time forgot, but has now remembered again: a man once deemed insignificant, but who now commands the attention of the world; a man with a unique destiny, a destiny no one--not even the gods themselves--foresaw.< Less
Mediocrates: The Lost Philosopher of Athens By Jason Childress
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Who was Mediocrates, the “lost philosopher” of Athens? Who was the old woman who prophesied at his birth, and what did she say? What was the secret hidden from Mediocrates by his own... More > mother, and why? And who was the mysterious man lurking in the shadows of Mediocrates life—the man who would one day change his destiny? Now, for the first time, biographer Jason Childress takes you behind the gilded curtain of Greece’s golden age, back to a time of splendor and sorrow, beauty and tragedy, wisdom and folly; a time when the wonders of the ancient world were still young; a time of mighty leaders and cruel tyrants, rival city-states warring for ascendancy, democracy struggling to emerge; a time when the myths and legends of Greek antiquity gave way to history. This is the story of a man time forgot, but has now remembered again: a man once deemed insignificant, but who now commands the attention of the world; a man with a unique destiny, a destiny no one--not even the gods themselves--foresaw.< Less
The Life of Saint Dufus By Jason Childress
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They called him "the dumbest man ever to become a saint." But was Saint Dufus of Chatillon really just a bumbling clod, tripping and stumbling his way clumsily through life? Or was there... More > more to this "halfwit" than met the eye? Was there, in fact, a guiding force behind his footsteps? A divine method to his madness? Now, for the first time, author Jason Childress reveals the remarkable truth about this obscure and enigmatic French monk, who rose from a life of peasantry to become the friend of kings and lords, prophets and saints, the most esteemed authors and intellectuals of his day.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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