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The Story of Russia By R. Van Bergen, M.A.
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The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen, M.A. published in 1905. This ebook starts with the realm of the Czar and continues with various events in Russia's history e.g. the Norsemen in Russia; Russia... More > under the Mongol yoke; Lithuania and Moscow; the Tartar Power; Ivan III; Ivan IV; Feodor; Peter the Great; CAtherine II; Russia during the wars of Napoleon; Alexander II; Russia loses her prestige etc.< Less
MUSLIM SAINTS AND MYSTICS By MUHAMMED ABDUL HAFEEZ
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Abu Hamid bin Abu Bakr Ibrahim Farid al-Din Attar was born in A.D. 1145 or 1146 in Nishapur province of Iranian Khorasan and died circa 1221. There is disagreement over the exact dates of his birth... More > and death, but several sources confirm that he lived almost a hundred years. Different stories are told about the death of Attar. One common story is as follows. He was captured by a Mongol. One day someone came along and offered a thousand pieces of silver for him.< Less
The Travels of Marco Polo: The Complete Yule-Cordier Illustrated Edition By Marco Polo
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The Travels of Marco Polo: The Complete Yule-Cordier Illustrated Edition, with almost two hundred illustrations. Marco Polo almost the first European man to reach the wonderful world of East... More > Asia. The Travels of Marco Polo, is a 13th-century travelogue written down by Rustichello da Pisa from stories told by Marco Polo when they where emprisoned together in Genoa, describing Polo's travels through Asia, Persia, China, and Indonesia between 1276 and 1291 and his experiences became at the court of the Mongol leader Kublai Khan. The Travels is divided into four books. Book One describes the lands of the Middle East and Central Asia that Marco encountered on his way to China. Book Two describes China and the court of Kublai Khan. Book Three describes some of the coastal regions of the East: Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, and the east coast of Africa. Finally, Book Four describes some of the recent wars among the Mongols and some of the regions of the far north, like Russia.< Less
Panchatantra - Five Strategies: Collection of animal fables complied before AD 500 By Vasu Brown
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PANCHA TANTRA, or Five Strategies, is an extensive collection of early fables or apologues to teach moral values. This was also known as the COLLECTION OF ANIMAL FABLES OF BIDPAI (or PILPAY), the... More > name given in SANSKRIT for Vidya-pati, meaning CHIEF SCHOLAR's. "Book of Kalilah and Dimna," from the two jackals in the first story, became the channel through which a knowledge of the fables was transmitted to Europe. A converted JEW, THE WANDERING Jew, in his Directorium vitae humanae (first published in 1480), and in that form became widely known. Since then the fables have been translated into nearly every European tongue. There are also versions of them in the modern Persian, Malay, Mongol and Afghan languages.< Less
Panchatantra - Five Strategy: Collection of animal fables complied before AD 500 By Vasu Brown
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PANCHA TANTRA, or Five Strategies, is an extensive collection of early fables or apologues to teach moral values. This was also known as the COLLECTION OF ANIMAL FABLES OF BIDPAI (or PILPAY), the... More > name given in SANSKRIT for Vidya-pati, meaning CHIEF SCHOLAR's. "Book of Kalilah and Dimna," from the two jackals in the first story, became the channel through which a knowledge of the fables was transmitted to Europe. A converted JEW, THE WANDERING Jew, in his Directorium vitae humanae (first published in 1480), and in that form became widely known. Since then the fables have been translated into nearly every European tongue. There are also versions of them in the modern Persian, Malay, Mongol and Afghan languages. This books is hard cover color version.< Less
Panchatantra - Five Strategies: Collection of animal fables complied before AD 500 By Vasu Brown
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PANCHA TANTRA, or Five Strategies, is an extensive collection of early fables or apologues to teach moral values. This was also known as the COLLECTION OF ANIMAL FABLES OF BIDPAI (or PILPAY), the... More > name given in SANSKRIT for Vidya-pati, meaning CHIEF SCHOLAR's. "Book of Kalilah and Dimna," from the two jackals in the first story, became the channel through which a knowledge of the fables was transmitted to Europe. A converted JEW, THE WANDERING Jew, in his Directorium vitae humanae (first published in 1480), and in that form became widely known. Since then the fables have been translated into nearly every European tongue. There are also versions of them in the modern Persian, Malay, Mongol and Afghan languages.< Less
Panchatantra - Five Strategies: Collection of animal fables complied before AD 500 By Vasu Brown
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PANCHA TANTRA, or Five Strategies, is an extensive collection of early fables or apologues to teach moral values. This was also known as the COLLECTION OF ANIMAL FABLES OF BIDPAI (or PILPAY), the... More > name given in SANSKRIT for Vidya-pati, meaning CHIEF SCHOLAR's. "Book of Kalilah and Dimna," from the two jackals in the first story, became the channel through which a knowledge of the fables was transmitted to Europe. A converted JEW, THE WANDERING Jew, in his Directorium vitae humanae (first published in 1480), and in that form became widely known. Since then the fables have been translated into nearly every European tongue. There are also versions of them in the modern Persian, Malay, Mongol and Afghan languages.< Less
The History of Yaballaha III and Rabban Sauma in Assyrian By Mattai Bet Petros
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The History of Yaballaha III and Rabban Sauma is an original Syriac historical document of the Assyrian Church of the East in the 13th century. It records the adventures of two members of the Church... More > from China who set out on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. On the way, one becomes Patriarch of the Church of the East and the other is sent on a mission to Europe on behalf of the Mongol Khan. This volume contains a modern Assyrian translation made by Mattai Bet Petros at the request of Yonatan Bet Sulaiman and was originally published by Shamasha Gewargis d-Bet Binyamin of Ashita at his Nineveh Press in Kirkuk in 1961. To this edition is added an index that was written by the late Senharib Mishael Auraham.< Less
Histoire de Mar-Jabalaha By Paul Bedjan
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The History of Yaballaha III and Rabban Sauma is an original Syriac historical document of the Assyrian Church of the East in the 13th century. It records the adventures of two members of the Church... More > from China who set out on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. On the way, one becomes Patriarch of the Church of the East and the other is sent on a mission to Europe on behalf of the Mongol Khan. This volume contains the original Syriac text edited by Fr. Paul Bedjan, one of the greatest Syriac scholars of the last century. His edition also includes the histories of Patriarchs Mar Awa, Mar Saurisho, Mar Dinkha, and other clergy of the Assyrian Church of the East.< Less
The Assassins of Alamut By Anthony Campbell
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The Assassins were a heretical Muslim sect.We think of them mostly in connection with political murder (their founder, Hasan-i-Sabbah, has been compared to Osama bin Laden), but there is much more to... More > them than this. They had a remarkable esoteric philosophical system and their ideas were influential in Islam and even outside it. In this book I tell their story, from their foundation at the end of the eleventh century to their downfall 150 years later at the hands of the Mongols. Even that was not the end of them, for the Aga Khan is a lineal descendant of the Assassin Grand Masters.< Less

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