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TRAVEL WITHOUT LEAVING HOME: This colorful photo book of Turkey 2010 (217 color pics on 96 pages) was published by Miguel Angel Suarez. In it, there are many impressive photograhs and brief... More > explanatory comments--you see most of western Turkey. *Do not travel to Turkey without it. *Buy it today!< Less
Hermead: Krates By Surazeus Astarius
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Globe Of Krates - Krates fishes with his father who tells him the history of their nation. Hearing a philosopher speak, he wants to attend their school, but his father insists he will be a priest.... More > Their tribe is attacked and they all destroy each other in a war, then Krates meets and marries a girl from the opposing clan. Krates studies with Diogenes who sends him to establish a school in Pergamon where he works for King Eumenes who appoints him the task to operate a library to rival the one in Alexandria. Sent to Roma on a mission, Krates breaks his leg, and lectures on linguistics and philosophy while he recovers. Returning to Pergamon, Krates develops the production of parchment and operates the library to the end of his days. Globe Of Krates has 3,906 lines of blank verse.< Less
Baedeker's Constantinople By Michael Wild
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This is the first official translation of Baedeker's "Konstantinopel und Kleinasien" by Michael Wild, Baedeker chronicler and historian. This title, published in 1914, covers not only... More > Constantinople but also Budapest, Belgrade, Bucharest, Sofia and the route down the Danube to the Black Sea, as well as the railway routes. The Asia Minor section deals with Troy, Smyrna, Pergamon, Ephesus and the Greek islands including Rhodes. There is a useful introduction with tips for the traveller and essays on Byzantine & Turkish art, along with a comprehensive historical survey from 1500 B.C. to 1913 A.D.< Less
Hermead: Hipparkhos By Surazeus Astarius
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Astrolabe Of Hipparkhos - Hipparkhos attends the Winter Festival of Giving in Nikaia where his father is a Priest of Mithras. While proceeding through the seven steps of training as a Priest of... More > Mithras, Hipparkhos witnesses the rape of his intended bride so he flees into the desert and wanders lost until Seleukos takes him to Seleukia where he trains as an Astronomer. When Seleukia falls in war, Hipparkhos flees to Pergamon where he meets Krates the Librarian. Sailing to the island of Rhodos, Hipparkhos sees the fallen Colossus, then obtains a job teaching philosophy to the end of his days. Astrolabe Of Hipparkhos has 3,614 lines of blank verse.< Less
By Bike Along Aegean Turkey By Tony Gibb
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Inspired by a webpage describing UNESCO World Heritage sites in Western Turkey, the author travelled from Istanbul to visit Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman sites along the Aegean Coast and the... More > Sea of Marmara. A folding cycle provided the vehicle for most of the travel. From the bike, people and places appeared in closeup. Sites visited included Istanbul, Edirne (Adrianople), Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamon, Izmir (Smyrna), Ephesus, Hierapolis/Pamukkale and Bursa. This ebook is adapted from a daily journal of the trip. Many colour photos of the places visited illustrate the text.< Less
Galen, On the Natural Faculties By Galen
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Galen of Pergamon, was a prominent Roman physician, surgeon and philosopher. The most accomplished of all medical researchers of antiquity, Galen contributed greatly to the understanding of numerous... More > scientific disciplines, including anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, and neurology, as well as philosophy and logic. Galen's understanding of anatomy and medicine was principally influenced by the then current theory of humorism, as advanced by many ancient Greek physicians such as Hippocrates. His theories dominated and influenced Western medical science for more than 1,300 years. Medical students continued to study Galen's writings until well into the 19th century. Galen conducted many nerve ligation experiments that supported the theory, which is still accepted today, that the brain controls all the motions of the muscles by means of the cranial and peripheral nervous systems.< Less

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