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Book of Prayers By Grand Priory of the Maltese Islands - MHOSLJ
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This book serves as a Daily Book of Prayers for the members of the Grand Priory of the Maltese Islands on the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem. It also details the Vigil... More > Service that each postulant undertakes before being admitted to the Order. There is also a Novena dedicated to Crusader King Saint Louis and a section detailing the symbolism of the Order.< Less
Flora of the Maltese Islands By Alex Casha
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An updated edition of the original book. Flora of the Maltese Islands describes over 730 species in full colour and contains over 1,500 colour photographs. The book can be regarded both as an... More > informative one on plants and as a guide to the wild flora of the Maltese Islands. All proceeds from this book go towards nature conservation.< Less
The Maltese Beagle By Frank R Long
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The original terrible threesome once again coalesce in pursuit of a fabled piece of canine statuary, this time in the Long Island mansion of a Croesus-rich cartoonist who, while being dead these 50... More > years, is still calling the shots… This play is a comedy spoof in three acts.< Less
Islands of Cats - The Humble Stray Cat Carers of the Maltese Islands By Gabriele Ruttloff-Bauer & Alexander Johnson
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World-wide, feral cats are considered a major problem. However, no matter what feelings you have towards cats, feral and strays are the result of a partnership between man and animal gone wrong. On... More > the Maltese archipelago there is a group of more than 1000 Stray Cat Carers, who have committed themselves to rekindle this partnership. “Islands of Cats” is a photographic journey, portraying a representative 22 of these humble and devoted caregivers on Malta and Gozo. Each chapter is teeming with colourful descriptive photographs, which capture the carers and cat colonies in genuine, unfeigned situations, and a narrative highlighting each caregiver. Included in the book are also vivid photographs and interesting facts about the localities visited, as well as cat related information. “Islands of Cats” is unique, as it is the first book to feature Stray Cat Carers and their work. Treat yourself and open up Chapter One! [comes with 222 high-resolution photographs, available in English, German, or Maltese]< Less
The Sea of Forgotten Memories ( a Maltese Thriller) By Federico Chini
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Three mysterious deaths. Three generations. One Family. An intricate puzzle. 1980. Maltese Islands. The tragic death of fisherman sparks the investigation of the local police inspector. Was Gorg... More > Muscat's death just an accident or was it murder? To understand the present, one has to look at the past. But the past is never what it seems. Federico Chini was born in Rome in 1973. He lives on the island of Gozo, in the Maltese Islands.< Less
The Grand Priory of the Maltese Islands of the Military & Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem -- A Historical Review of the National Jurisdiction and its subjurisdiction & affiliates By Charles Savona-Ventura
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The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem has a long historical tradition dating back to the 12th century. In contrast, the Maltese jurisdiction has a history of ranging for... More > only a half century being established in 1966. In spite of its relatively short history, the jurisdiction quickly became central to the International Order's organization housing its Grand Chancery at the international headquarters sited at Torri ta' Lanzun - a renovated 15th century fortified farmhouse. This work looks at the development and activities of the national jurisdiction beside reviewing the history of the "hereditary" jurisdiction sited in Malta - the Grand Commandery of the Castello.< Less
Saul of Tarsus in the Island of Melite By Charles Savona-Ventura
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The Acts of the Apostles written by the physician evangelist Lucas of Antioch describe the shipwreck of the grain ship carrying Saul of tarsus to Rome on the Island of Melite. This event has led to... More > the Maltese Islands to develop a strong Pauline tradition with background folklorist elements relating to cure and immunity from poisons. The present publication reviews the story of the fourth voyage of Saul of Tarsus and his faithful companion physician Lucas of Antioch as described in the Acts of the Apostles to relate the described facts in the text with the folklore beliefs prevalent on the Maltese Archipelago and repeatedly documented since the Medieval period.< Less
Ancient and Medieval Medicine in Malta [before 1600 AD] By Charles Savona-Ventura
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This book is an account of the history of medicine in its widest sense as practiced in the Maltese islands during the Prehistoric and classical periods, when medical practice was primarily based on... More > superstition, religion and magic. While superstition and magic prevailed in the subsequent centuries, the late Classical period saw the introduction of a philosophical type of medical thought looking at disease as a disorder in the basic humors making up the body. This concept set the stage for the eventual scientific advances initiated during the Renaissance.< Less
Dawramejt Madwar - Stejjer Qosra By Clemente Zammit
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Twenty short stories set against a Maltese background. They depict a number of characters who live in a more or less gentle world, still to experience the landslide upheaval brought about by... More > information technology. Each character in its own way throws a light on the social norms prevailing on the island of Malta in the sixties and seventies.< Less
Contemporary Medicine in Malta [1798-1979] By Charles Savona-Ventura
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This book is the final volume of a series of books by the same author covering the history of medicine in the Maltese Islands from the prehistoric age right through the modern period. This volume... More > deals with the medical practice during the last two-hundred years, a period that saw the final phase of the emergence of the scientific basis of disease understanding and management. The Contemporary Period in the Maltese Islands saw its start with political upheaval resulting in the ousting of the Hospitaller Order of Saint John by the french, and the eventual ousting of the new rulers with the Islands falling within the dominion of the British Empire. The book looks at the efforts to re-establish and update public health legislation, review social welfare services, and medical education. It further reviews the history of various medical conditions and their management in the light of the new scientific advances.< Less

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