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Long Branches: Runes of the Younger Futhark By Ann Groa Sheffield
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"Long Branches" places the Younger Futhark - the runes of the Viking Age - in their historical and cultural context. Neither magical guide nor academic treatise, “Long Branches”... More > investigates the meanings of this set of sixteen runes used throughout Scandinavia. Author Ann Gróa Sheffield draws on the stories preserved in the Norse Eddas and sagas together with other evidence from Germanic literature, archaeology and linguistics to explore in depth what each stave may have meant to the people who carved these runes into wood, stone, metal, and bone a thousand years ago.< Less
Living On The Edge By Jonathan Burke
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This book addresses common doubts and concerns Christians have concerning God and the Bible, including: claims from the 'New Atheism'; disputes over Bible archaeology; questions about the historical... More > accuracy of the Bible; questions about the original texts of the Old and New Testament; questions about what the Bible really teaches concerning topics such as baptism, heaven and hell, satan and demons; questions about the value and relevance of the Bible's moral and ethical teachings.< Less
Living On The Edge By Jonathan Burke
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This book addresses common doubts and concerns Christians have concerning God and the Bible, including: claims from the 'New Atheism'; disputes over Bible archaeology; questions about the historical... More > accuracy of the Bible; questions about the original texts of the Old and New Testament; questions about what the Bible really teaches concerning topics such as baptism, heaven and hell, satan and demons; questions about the value and relevance of the Bible's moral and ethical teachings.< Less
WHO WAS SAINT LAZARUS? By Elizabeth Cassar
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Two personages named Lazarus can be identified in the New Testament - one being Lazarus of Bethany; the other Lazarus the Beggar of the parable. The available relevant texts in the New Testament... More > appear to give very little background information about the historical Lazarus. However, much can be gleaned by analysing the available information in the light of historical, archaeological and biblical sources. There is even less known about the historical Lazarus of Bethany after Jesus’’ resurrection. The link between leprosy and St. Lazarus further led to the development of cults with associated iconography. The present publication is the result of a Workshop organised by the Grand Priory of the Maltese Islands of the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem. The Workshop was organised with the aim of investigating the personage of the historical Lazarus and to outline the cults that developed around him during the Medieval Period.< Less
The Tale of 22 Temple By UDIT RANJAN JENA
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this book is the source of information about all 21 temple the might you, but you don't know all thing about. ELLORA CAVE: All Ellora monuments were built during Hindu dynasties (funding was done by... More > royals, traders and rich of that region), such as the Rashtrakuta dynasty who built some of the Hindu & Buddhist group of caves, and Yadav dynasty who built some of the Jain group of caves. Brihadeshwara Temple (Tamil: Peruvudaiyar Kovil) is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva. It is located in Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is also known as Periya Kovil, RajaRajeswara Temple, and Rajarajeswaram. It is one of the largest temples in India. Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park. Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in Panchmahal district in Gujarat, India. It is located in the historical city of Champaner, a city which was built by Sultan Mahmud Begada.< Less
A Sea Queen's Sailing By Charles W. (Charles Watts) Whistler
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: The Reverend Charles Watts Whistler MRCS, LSA, (November 14, 1856... More > - June 10, 1913) was a writer of historic fiction that plays between 600 and 1100 AD, usually based on early English/Saxon chronicles, Norse or Danish Sagas and archaeological discoveries.Charles Watts Whistler was the oldest son of the Rev. Rose Fuller Whistler, who was Vicar of Ashburnham in Sussex and a Vice President of the Sussex Archaeological Society and, later, Rector of Elton, Hunts (to which cure Charles Watts Whistler succeeded, below). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Whistler< Less
Queen Esther wife of Xerxes: Fairy tale or real history? By Gerard Gertoux
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Very few Bible scholars believe now in the historicity of the book of Esther but, surprisingly, their conclusion is based only on the following prejudice: this story looks like a fairy tale,... More > consequently, it is a fairy tale! No chronological investigation and historical research have been carried out though chronology is the backbone of history and that it is impossible to write history without written testimonies. Worse still, to establish their chronology, scholars have blind faith in the Babylonian king lists which are nevertheless false (reporting no usurpation and no co-regency). Rather than taking into account the reality of chronological testimonies and ancient texts, most archaeologists have reinvented and mythicized history. In contrast, an extensive investigation of chronological, archaeological and historical evidence gives an amazing result: Esther (510-425) was the best attested Persian Queen.< Less
DREAMING AGAIN: ALGONKIAN POETRY By Margaret Bruchac
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Margaret M. Bruchac is a scholar, writer, and storyteller of Abenaki, English, and Slovak descent. This is her first published book of verse. Some pieces were inspired by historical research for... More > Historic Deerfield, Old Sturbridge Village, the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, and other museums. As a musician, she also performs traditional and contemporary Algonkian Indian songs and stories with her family. Dr. Bruchac is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Coordinator of Native American and Indigenous Studies at the University of Connecticut at Avery Point. Her academic publications include Indigenous Archaeologies: A Reader in Decolonization, and articles in the Historical Journal of Massachusetts and Museum Anthropology, among other venues. As the 2011-2012 recipient of both a Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship and the Katrin H. Lamon Fellowship, Bruchac is presently in residence at the School for Advanced Research, completing a book manuscript for the University of Arizona Press.< Less
Holes in the Hills By Joseph Bogo
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How might we react if the spirit of a coal miner killed in a tragic labor incident in 1922 were to confront us? In fact, Joe Bailey is confronted by such a spirit. And, what if you or I were that... More > miner, unable to find peace after all this time? Then, both cosmic and human forces, in fine alignment with Joe as their trip-wire, could be our only hope for closure and for peace. Nick Shebellko was cut down in the prime of his life during the vividly described battle at the Cliftonville mine. But eight decades later Joe, an outdoorsman and real estate agent, meets and befriends Nick’s spirit. He and teacher friend Jessie Randall fight to bring peace to Nick’s spirit, and to eight other deceased miners, while restoring their own tattered reputations. In the process they not only learn about, but experience 1920’s coal mining camp life, its heartaches and its customs. Set in the locale of the world-famous Meadowcroft archaeological dig, this story is both timely and timeless.< Less
Holes in the Hills By Joseph Bogo
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How might we react if the spirit of a coal miner killed in a tragic labor incident in 1922 were to confront us? In fact, Joe Bailey is confronted by such a spirit. And, what if you or I were that... More > miner, unable to find peace after all this time? Then, both cosmic and human forces, in fine alignment with Joe as their trip-wire, could be our only hope for closure and for peace. Nick Shebellko was cut down in the prime of his life during the vividly described battle at the Cliftonville mine. But eight decades later Joe, an outdoorsman and real estate agent, meets and befriends Nick’s spirit. He and teacher friend Jessie Randall fight to bring peace to Nick’s spirit, and to eight other deceased miners, while restoring their own tattered reputations. In the process they not only learn about, but experience 1920’s coal mining camp life, its heartaches and its customs. Set in the locale of the world-famous Meadowcroft archaeological dig, this story is both timely and timeless.< Less

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