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Zari, Girl of Ancient Persia By Alice Lockmiller
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In 520 BC, Babylon is just one of many conquered cities in the great Persian Empire. Zari is the thirteen year old daughter of an asu, a trained physician. Taught from early childhood to love and... More > use hundreds of plants, she helps Papa prepare herbal remedies to cure disease. Can she use some of her plants to save lives and stop an evil plan?< Less
Yesterdays in Persia and Kurdistan By Frederick G. Coan
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Yesterdays in Persia and Kurdistan is the autobiography of Frederick G. Coan and his wife, Ida Speer Coan. Coan is another example of an American born in Urmia of missionary parents who returned to... More > Persia to take up mission work among the Assyrians. Unlike some other American mission writers, Coan is an excellent observer and relates many stories focusing on the life and customs of the Assyrians as they lived before World War I. He displays a rare sense of humor concerning others, as well as himself. His coverage of the tragic events beginning in 1915 is admittedly not as detailed as those of others, but it remains an important addition to those that have come down to us.< Less
Missionary Life in Persia By Justin Perkins
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This volume is the second book published by the Rev. Justin Perkins, the first head of the American Protestant mission to the Assyrians which was established in Urmia in 1835. It was written while he... More > was on his second leave in the United States in 1859-60. He deemed his first account of the mission, “A Residence of Eight Years in Persia among the Nestorian Christians” (published in 1843) too large to be updated and “adapted to the railroad and telegraph spirit and taste of the present day”. Consequently he published this shorter volume in 1861 to keep the work of the mission before the eyes of the American reading public of the time. Perkins returned and served in Urmia until August 1869.< Less
The Conquest of Persia: Alexander the Strategist By Cían Harte
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The Conquest of Persia: Alexander the Strategist is an in depth analysis of Alexander the Great's ability as an overall strategist. His military prowess, leadership qualities and his ability to win a... More > battle has rarely been in doubt. His decision making however has been called into question and this book focuses on some of the most crucial strategic decisions he had to make. Included are analyses of his initial campaigns to secure the Balkans, his decision to siege Halicarnassus and subsequently his bold decision to de-mobilise his fleet and seek to destroy the Persian navy by land. Additionally analysed is the risky adventure of attempting to breach the seemingly impregnable island city of Tyre, his choice to annex Egypt and visit the oracle of Siwa as well as his insistence to march through the Gedrosian Desert on his return to Babylon. This book argues that at the most critical junctures of his campaign to take over the Persian Empire, Alexander's strategic decision making abilities were found wanting.< Less
Prince of Persia By Luis de los Ríos Martin
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Una gran aventura donde los cuentos de las Mil y Una Noches volverán a ser la fuente de inspiración.
Prince of Persia By Luis de los Ríos Martin
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Una gran aventura donde los cuentos de las Mil y Una Noches volverán a ser la fuente de inspiración.
Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan Volume I By Mrs.Bishop
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The letters of which these volumes are composed embrace the second half of journeys in the East extending over a period of two years.They attempt to be a faithful record of facts and impressions, but... More > were necessarily written in haste at the conclusion of fatiguing marches, and often in circumstances of great discomfort and difficulty, and I relied for their correction in the event of publication on notes made with much care. Unfortunately I was robbed of nearly the whole of these, partly on my last journey in Persia and partly on the Turkish frontier,—a serious loss, which must be my apology to the reader for errors which, without this misfortune, would not have occurred.< Less
A Legend of Old Persia and Other Poems By A. B. S. (Alfred Browning Stanley) Tennyson
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A Ride to India Across Persia and Baluchistan By Julene Bay
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stand, and the atmosphere of the saloon may be better imagined than described. Every aperture tightly closed; every one, with the exception of the captain, Gerôme, and myself, sea-sick; no... More > food, no fire, though we certainly did not miss the former much. About ten o'clock Z---- weighed anchor and stood out to sea. It would not be safe, he said, to trust to our< Less
2012 Chronicles #0246 - By the Rivers of Persia By Klaudio Zic
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The dragon’s tail may fire. At Eon time, we mostly analyze nuclear submarine activities such as exposed by Eris and Uranus in Cetus.

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