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A Step to Fars By Catherine Madinaveitia
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There were no guidebooks on the market that fulfilled our needs so I decided to compile one myself from the material available on the Internet, published books, papers, magazines and existing... More > guidebooks. Our itinerary encompasses a round trip drive from Tehran down the West of Iran, taking in Hamadan (Ecbatana), Bisitun rock reliefs, Choga Zanbil,Shiraz, Firuz Abad, Persepolis, Pasagardae, Kashan. We will see historical sites, geographical points of interest, ancient and modern towns, desert cities, culture, art and archaeology. The appendix covers history up to the time of Darius, religions, including what happened to the Magi who came from Iran, the language roots of Iran and cunieform decipherment.< Less
Life of William Pitt By EARL STANHOPE
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EARL STANHOPE Life of William Pitt The biographer of Pitt was a grandson of the Lord Mahon, afterwards Earl of Stanhope, who married, in 1774, the great statesman's eldest sister. Philip Henry... More > Stanhope was born at Walmer on January 30, 1805, and entered the House of Commons as Lord Mahon in 1831. He took a prominent part in the foundation of the National Portrait Gallery, and the Historical Manuscripts Commission, and the promotion of successful archaeological investigations on the site of Troy. His literary labours were considerable and important. Chief among them were the "History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles," the "History of Queen Anne's Reign," and the "Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt."< Less
Carmen By PROSPER MÉRIMÉE
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PROSPER MÉRIMÉE Carmen Novelist, archaeologist, essayist, and in all three departments one of the greatest masters of French style of his century, Prosper Mérimée was born... More > in Paris on September 23, 1803. The son of a painter, Mérimée was intended for the law, but at the age of twenty-two achieved fame as the author of a number of plays purporting to be translations from the Spanish. From that time until his death at Cannes on September 23, 1870, a brilliant series of plays, essays, novels, and historical and archaeological works poured from his fertile pen. Altogether he wrote about a score of tales, and it is on these and on his "Letters to an Unknown" that Mérimée's fame depends. His first story to win universal recognition was "Colombo," in 1830.< Less
Mere Christian Apologetics By Dave Armstrong
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Basic Christian apologetics, designed for general Christian consumption and Christians of all stripes. 1. Why Believe in Christianity? 2. Why Believe the Bible?: Archaeological, Prophetic, and... More > Manuscript Evidences 3. An Introduction to Bible Interpretation 4. The Biblical Basis for Apologetics, or Defense of the Christian Faith 5. Miracles, Skepticism, and the Historicity and Believability of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ 6. Jesus is God: Biblical Proofs 7. The Holy Trinity: Biblical Proofs 8. God, Morality, Free Will, and Reason 9. The Biblical Evidence for an Eternal Hell 10. Reasons for Suffering and Encouragement and Hope in the Midst of It: A Biblical Compendium< Less
Mere Christian Apologetics By Dave Armstrong
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Basic Christian apologetics, designed for general Christian consumption and Christians of all stripes. 1. Why Believe in Christianity 2. Why Believe the Bible : Archaeological, Prophetic, and... More > Manuscript Evidences 3. An Introduction to Bible Interpretation 4. The Biblical Basis for Apologetics, or Defense of the Christian Faith 5. Miracles, Skepticism, and the Historicity and Believability of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ 6. Jesus is God: Biblical Proofs 7. The Holy Trinity: Biblical Proofs 8. God, Morality, Free Will, and Reason 9. The Biblical Evidence for an Eternal Hell 10. Reasons for Suffering and Encouragement and Hope in the Midst of It: A Biblical Compendium< Less
The Churches of Paris By S. Sophia Beale
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In a book of this kind, it is difficult to prevent oneself becoming a guide, more or less complete. Dates and facts, architectural details and descriptions, all savour of the handbook; but having... More > determined to keep to the historical and archaeological, rather than the architectural side of the churches, I have tried to rake up quaint and legendary lore, and so add to the interest of an ordinary guide book. I would also pray my readers to bear in mind that, as the work is not intended to be an architectural treatise, I have simply walked in the paths of Viollet-le-Duc and Guilhermy, whenever I have been compelled to describe the technical details of the churches.< Less
Finger-Ring Lore (Illustrated) By W. Tudor Jones
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I had intended to confine my observations exclusively to the subject of ‘ring superstitions,’ but in going through a wide field of olden literature I found so much of interest in... More > connection with rings generally, that I have ventured to give the present work a more varied, and, I trust, a more attractive character. The importance of this branch of archæology cannot be too highly appreciated, embracing incidents, historic and social, from the earliest times, brought to our notice by invaluable specimens of glyptic art, many of them of the purest taste, beauty, and excellency; elucidating obscure points in the creeds and general usages of the past, types for artistic imitation, besides supplying links to fix particular times and events.< Less
The Eubanks Family: A Porcion of Edinburg By Janette Garcia
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Almost forty years ago, Kenneth and Irene Eubanks came to Edinburg to settle in what would be their final resting place after decades of traveling the world. After a successful professional career... More > as an agricultural economist, a professor and a high-level official for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Kenneth Eubanks found the perfect location to literally "plant roots" with his family in a place referred to as the Magic Valley of Texas. The research conducted for this book represents historical, archaeological, geological and biological data that will forever be preserved within this volume collection of human-land interactions at The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley Border Studies Archive's Spanish Land Grant Collection.< Less
Noah's Ark ; Does It Exist ? - Part -1 By Ron Stewart
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Ron Stewart presents a vast new accumulation of thought provoking evidence.Revealing little known and unknown lost historical,archaeological, scientific,and photographic data consistent with the... More > Biblical record.This will answer many questions about the mystery of Noah's Ark and it's remains. Answering questions like:"Is the ark of Mt. Ararat? Was it found and re-discovered from 2009-1918? Where is it? How to find it,if it exists ? Why has it not been found? What does it look like? New Mt. Ararat geology, does this make it the mountain of Noah ?" Plus much, much, more.< Less
Churches of East Greenland -- 2020 Calendar By Malcolm Smith
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The first Christian church in North America was built by Thjodhild, wife of Eric the Red, shortly after the first European colonization of Greenland in 985. Other churches were established by the... More > Viking settlers soon thereafter. This calendar shows an archaeologically correct reconstruction of Thjodhild’s church, and the newer church standing on the same site a thousand years later. It shows two other Viking churches, both in ruins. It also shows the living churches at Brattahlid, Appilatoq, Ittoqqortoormiit, and Ammassalik. All photographs captioned with location and brief historical note as appropriate. Cover photograph not repeated as a monthly image. Please see preview.< Less

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