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The Prince of Parthia By Thomas Godfrey
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The Prince of Parthia is a magnificent play invented by Thomas Godfrey. It is also the first play written by an American to be presented in the United States by a professional cast of actors, on... More > April 23,1767.< Less
Last of the Ninth By Stephen Bennett
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Can the dead hold sway in the realm of the living? In second century Rome a legion five-thousand strong has been annihilated in circumstances that are more than mysterious. Vanished with them is an... More > operative of the Imperial Secret Service who holds the secrets of a deadly conspiracy. Decimus Malorix, "the Emperor's assassin" journeys eastward to track down the missing agent. Led on his journey by the ghosts of a dark present and a darker past, he moves inexorably toward a final confrontation with the Reaper, the terrible spectre that haunts the last survivors of Rome's infamous Spanish Legion. This is a novel about one man's redemption and the dichotomy between scepticism and belief.< Less
Star Readers: From Out of the East By D.A. Nygaard
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Ancient star readers are amazed by a conjunction of wandering and royal stars, and connect the mysterious event with a long-ago prophesy by an exalted member of their order. Their quest to uncover... More > this mystery becomes a dangerous marathon into a slave empire. Deceit surrounds them and a frightening entity haunts them. The journey carries the star readers through storms, battles, crossroads and palaces before finally leading them to a one-room mud hut in an insignificant village. Darker questions then confront them. Meres, a young man of noble birth, and Jenu, a servant-healer, are swept up in this quest, and it changes their destiny. What they witness will change the world. An innovative re-telling of the journey of the wise men to Bethlehem. Respectful of the ancient text and historically accurate, Star Readers offers a logical rationale behind one of the world’s most mesmerizing stories.< Less
Star Readers: from out of the east By D.A. Nygaard
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Ancient star readers are amazed by a conjunction of wandering and royal stars, and connect the mysterious event with a long-ago prophesy by an exalted member of their order. Their quest to uncover... More > this mystery becomes a dangerous marathon into a slave empire. Deceit surrounds them and a frightening entity haunts them. The journey carries the star readers through storms, battles, crossroads and palaces before finally leading them to a one-room mud hut in an insignificant village. Darker questions then confront them. Meres, a young man of noble birth, and Jenu, a servant-healer, are swept up in this quest, and it changes their destiny. What they witness will change the world. An innovative re-telling of the journey of the wise men to Bethlehem. Respectful of the ancient text and historically accurate, Star Readers offers a logical rationale behind one of the world’s most mesmerizing stories.< Less
The Classical World: History Activity Pages for Kingfisher History or Notebooking By T. Ann Burgess
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History Activity Pages are a loose set of activity pages that can be used with the Kingfisher History Encyclopedia. Each page corresponds to a section of the encyclopedia and should be used after... More > reading the related section. Also, each page corresponds to the Online History Lessons available. The History Activity Pages have been left in a loose format for ease of use in Notebooking. The activity pages contain the following sections: Questions, Map Activity, Matching or Creative Activity, Time Line Activity. The time line activities are to be used to mark all dates, including key dates, found in the section being studied. These activity pages are complete and user friendly for both parent or teacher. This set covers the following:Greece, Alexander the Great, India, the Qin and Han Dynasty, Africa, Judea, Rome, the Celts, Christianity, Parthians & Sassanids, Americas, the Gupta Dynasty, Barbarians, Japan, Maya and the Polynesians. The time period is from 600 BC - AD 500.< Less
Quick Guide: Antony and Cleopatra By College Guide World
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Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. The play was first printed in the First Folio of 1623. The plot is based on Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's Lives and follows the... More > relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony from the time of the Parthian War to Cleopatra's suicide. The major antagonist is Octavius Caesar, one of Antony's fellow triumviri and the future first emperor of Rome. The tragedy is a Roman play characterised by swift, panoramic shifts in geographical locations and in registers, alternating between sensual, imaginative Alexandria and the more pragmatic, austere Rome.< Less
Armies of the Macedonian and Punic Wars By Duncan Head
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“Armies of the Macedonian and Punic Wars” is an important member of the WRG Ltd “Armies and Enemies” series. First published in 1983, it has long been out-of-print and we are... More > delighted to make it available once more. It includes details of Persian, Greek, Boiotian, Spartan, Athenian, Phokian, Aitolian, Achaian, Tarantine, Syracusan, Macedonian, Thessalian, Successor, Antigonid, Epeirot, Ptolemaic, Kyrenean, Seleucid, Pergamene, Bactrian and Indian Greek, Maccabean, Thracian, Bithynian, Illyrian, Scythian, Bosporan, Sarmatian, Saka, Parthian, Indian, Carthaginian, Numidian, Spanish, Celtic, Galatian, Roman, Latin, Samnite, Campanian, Lucanian, Bruttian, Apulian and Etruscan armies.< Less
Armies of the Macedonian and Punic Wars By Duncan Head
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“Armies of the Macedonian and Punic Wars” is an important member of the WRG Ltd “Armies and Enemies” series. First published in 1983, it has long been out-of-print and we are... More > delighted to make it available once more. It includes details of Persian, Greek, Boiotian, Spartan, Athenian, Phokian, Aitolian, Achaian, Tarantine, Syracusan, Macedonian, Thessalian, Successor, Antigonid, Epeirot, Ptolemaic, Kyrenean, Seleucid, Pergamene, Bactrian and Indian Greek, Maccabean, Thracian, Bithynian, Illyrian, Scythian, Bosporan, Sarmatian, Saka, Parthian, Indian, Carthaginian, Numidian, Spanish, Celtic, Galatian, Roman, Latin, Samnite, Campanian, Lucanian, Bruttian, Apulian and Etruscan armies.< Less
William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra By William Shakespeare
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Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written sometime between 1603 and 1607. It was first printed in the First Folio of 1623. The plot is based on Thomas... More > North's translation of Plutarch's Life of Marcus Antonius and follows the relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony from the time of the Parthian War to Cleopatra's suicide. The major antagonist is Octavius Caesar, one of Antony's fellow triumviri and the future first emperor of Rome. The tragedy is a Roman play characterized by swift, panoramic shifts in geographical locations and in registers, alternating between sensual, imaginative Alexandria and the more pragmatic, austere Rome.< Less
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius By Marcus Aurelius
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Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus' death in 169. He was the last of the Five Good Emperors, and is also considered one... More > of the most important Stoic philosophers. During his reign, the Empire defeated a revitalized Parthian Empire in the East; Aurelius' general Avidius Cassius sacked the capital Ctesiphon in 164. In central Europe, Aurelius fought the Marcomanni, Quadi, and Sarmatians with success during the Marcomannic Wars, with the threat of the Germanic tribes beginning to represent a troubling reality for the Empire. A revolt in the East led by Avidius Cassius failed to gain momentum and was suppressed immediately. Marcus Aurelius' Stoic tome Meditations, written in Greek while on campaign between 170 and 180, is still revered as a literary monument to a philosophy of service and duty, describing how to find and preserve equanimity in the midst of conflict by following nature as a source of guidance and inspiration.< Less