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The Empirical Photographer By Mike Johnston
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Printed book, softcover. Collected Essays and Articles 1984-2000. Mike Johnston has published more than 100 articles about photography in magazines in the U.S. and England. He currently writes for... More > BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY and CAMERA ARTS magazines, and his popular column "The Sunday Morning Photographer" appears on the web on The Luminous Landscape, Steve's Digicams, and Photo.Net, and is translated into Polish, Hungarian, Portuguese, and Greek. In the past he was East Coast Editor of CAMERA & DARKROOM and Editor-in-Chief of PHOTO TECHNIQUES. THE EMPIRICAL PHOTOGRAPHER is a collection of the best of his critical articles and essays. 166 pages.< Less
Greek Fire and its contribution to Byzantine might By Konstantinos Karatolios
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The wonder of the thousand-year Byzantine Empire could not have been achieved without its armed forces, allowing it to maintain its power in the face of constant challenges from external enemies that... More > differed significantly in their nature. In this context, what had been inherited from the Romans was just as important as the adoption of new weapons and tactics in battle. “Greek fire” was used throughout the course of the Byzantine Empire and granted resounding victories to its navy. This terrifying weapon was legendary, yet almost all we know about it and its use is clouded by the vagueness of contemporary accounts. This work attempts to answer a number of questions concerning Greek Fire: What was the formula? How effective was it? Who was its true inventor ? How was it used in battles on land and at sea? This book aims not only to provide an overview of the current state of research that can be easily read by non-specialists, but also to contribute to the study of the subject.< Less
WONDERFUL ETHIOPIANS OF THE ANCIENT CUSHITE EMPIRE REVISED EDITION By DRUSILLA DUNJEE HOUSTON
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“It had been thought by foreign so-called scholars that Amen was not one of the gods (Neteru) of Egypt (Kemet) until the 11th Dynasty, but when the pyramids of the 5th and 6th Dynasties were... More > opened, Amen was there. The Bible explains in the book of Revelation that Amen is older than any of the Greeks gods, and Amen was the beginning of creation of God.” Revelation 3:14 (King James Version) 14And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; Dr. Faheem Judah-EL Drusilla Dunjee was born on January 20, 1876 in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. Houston burst on the historical literary scene in 1926 with Volume I of her magnum opus Wonderful Ethiopians of the Ancient Cushite Empire Book 1: Nations of the Cushite Empire, Marvelous Facts from Authentic Records www.lulu.com/egipt< Less
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“It had been thought by foreign so-called scholars that Amen was not one of the gods (Neteru) of Egypt (Kemet) until the 11th Dynasty, but when the pyramids of the 5th and 6th Dynasties were... More > opened, Amen was there. The Bible explains in the book of Revelation that Amen is older than any of the Greeks gods, and Amen was the beginning of creation of God.” Revelation 3:14 (King James Version) 14And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; Dr. Faheem Judah-EL Drusilla Dunjee was born on January 20, 1876 in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. Houston burst on the historical literary scene in 1926 with Volume I of her magnum opus Wonderful Ethiopians of the Ancient Cushite Empire Book 1: Nations of the Cushite Empire, Marvelous Facts from Authentic Records www.lulu.com/egipt< Less
Innocent Years By Andreas Polydorou
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Innocent Years By Andreas Polydorou
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The Accursed Soul of John Kakourgos By George Rodetis
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Having grown up in the shelter of his home and family on the idyllic Greek island of Hios, young Alexios has dreams, of seeing more of the world that lies beyond. Against the wishes of an... More > autocratic father and worries of his loving mother and sister, Alexios begins a journey that will take him to the mysterious shores of Anatolia. His quest for fortune and glory presents the challenge of evading danger in a land where bitter rivalries between politics, religion and cultures exists. He soon finds himself at the foreboding and cursed estate of the nobleman John of Trebizond. The noble John had selfishly betrayed his people in a time when the invading Ottoman Empire took over the land now known as Turkey. When confronted with the tormented spirit of this Nobleman, John Kakourgos (John the evil one), Alexios must gather the courage, that he did not know he possessed, to face the ghostly specter and meet a demand, without regard to the potential loss of his own soul.< Less
History of Xerxes the Great By Jacob Abbott
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The story of Xerxes the Great (circa 519–465 BC), the fourth king of the Persian Achaemenid Empire, includes the battles of Thermopylæ and Salamis, famous in their own right—and... More > which were pivotal to world and European history. The tale, woven by classic master storyteller Jacob Abbott is, as usual, free from the dry stuffiness which mars conventional historical accounts. Beginning with Xerxes’ family background, the action starts straightaway with his interactions with Egypt and Greece, and the preparations for the invasion of that latter nation. Abbott’s narration, based on meticulous research and primary sources, reveals the immense size of the Persian army, and that their ultimate intention was to conquer all of Europe. The Greek defensive preparations—spearheaded by the astonishing Spartans—are then reviewed. The mighty clash—and sacrifice—of the main Persian force and the 300 Spartans under Leonidas at Thermopylæ forms one of the centerpieces of the work.< Less
History of Xerxes the Great By Jacob Abbott
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The story of Xerxes the Great (circa 519–465 BC), the fourth king of the Persian Achaemenid Empire, includes the battles of Thermopylæ and Salamis, famous in their own right—and... More > which were pivotal to world and European history. The tale, woven by classic master storyteller Jacob Abbott is, as usual, free from the dry stuffiness which mars conventional historical accounts. Beginning with Xerxes’ family background, the action starts straightaway with his interactions with Egypt and Greece, and the preparations for the invasion of that latter nation. Abbott’s narration, based on meticulous research and primary sources, reveals the immense size of the Persian army, and that their ultimate intention was to conquer all of Europe. The Greek defensive preparations—spearheaded by the astonishing Spartans—are then reviewed. The mighty clash—and sacrifice—of the main Persian force and the 300 Spartans under Leonidas at Thermopylæ forms one of the centerpieces of the work.< Less