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Book of Wise Sayings: Selected Largely from Eastern Sources By W. A. Clouston
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Book of Wise Sayings: Selected Largely from Eastern Sources by W. A. Clouston. Author of “Popular Tales and Fictions,” “Literary Coincidences, and other Papers,”... More > “Flowers from a Persian Garden,” etc. “Concise sentences, like darts, fly abroad and make impressions, while long discourses are tedious and not regarded.”—Bacon. “Many are the sayings of the wise, In ancient and in modern books enrolled.”—Milton. In the following small selection of aphorisms, a considerable proportion are drawn from Eastern literature. Includes passages from the Indian epics. In more modern times, with the sole exception of William Hazlitt, our country has produced no very successful writer of aphorisms. Colton’s Lacon; or, Many Things in Few Words, Addressed to Those who Think, went through several editions soon after its first publication in 1820.< Less
Cats Sculptures By Elena Pankey
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The book has amazing stories and beautiful photos of cat’s monuments in Russia and the world. It tells about history, legends, interesting facts, cats taming. The first monuments to cats are... More > known since time immemorial, and the first sculptures found in Egypt. Domestication of the cat occurred in the Middle East, where ancient human civilizations were born. There is a legend that Egyptians lost a battle to the Persians because of cats. It is about the extinguished cat of Kazan, Pushkin smart cat of Gelendzhik, St. Petersburg legendary cats, Ukrainian Cats, Cats of England, Towser, Whittington, Bremen Town Musicians, Totti, Bench of Reconciliation, Koroviev and Behemoth, a million dollars cat of Erevan, and many others. The Author, Elena Pankey published several fun books about Argentine Tango dancing, art, life adventures, and others.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 23. Middle East Travel Guide By Tony Kelbrat
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The Middle East is technically the area south of Turkey between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf even though several North African countries like Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Djibouti,... More > a small country south of Egypt, probably feel they're more Arab than African. The kingdom of Bahrain is made up of 33 small islands in the Arabian Gulf near Saudi Arabia. It's a popular tourist destination.Based on what I've read, the situation in Iran is not as oppressive as we're made to believe by the mainstream news. Some people say they are having a good time in Iran. Based on the photographs I've seen, it looks like a thriving country. They're even skiing up north. The language is Farsi, not Arabic. Jerash is an ancient Roman city. Petra is an ancient city. The United Arab Emirates is composed of 7 emirates. Dubai is the major city. Dubai has the largest building and largest shopping mall in the world.< Less
One Thousand Nights and a Night By Richard E. Burton
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The subtitle for Sir Richard Francis Burton's Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, is "A plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments," however, given the... More > tendencies of its translator, it is anything but plain. Burton wasn't some crotchety old scholar lucubrating his way through the Arabic in far away England; he had lived all over the Middle East, Asia, and Africa, and spoke 29 languages to boot. The Book of the Thousand Nights contains the larger story of Scheherazade, who supposedly told each tale to her murderous husband over the course of the night so she might keep her head. Burton's translation of the Arabian Nights is in 16 volumes, and at the end of each are his footnotes. Be sure not to skip these, as they're a wealth of anthropological and cultural info written by a most frank and sometimes libidinous author. The collection itself can be traced by back thousands of years and comes from sources such as Arabic, Persian, Indian, Egyptian, and Mesopotamian.< Less
Cats, birds and a rabbit - COLOURING BOOK By Yolande C Spagnolo
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Welcome to the wonderful world of my quirky illustrations. Have fun and relax while you colour in fluffy kitties, the sweetest little birds and a rabbit. There are no rules here. You can colour, add... More > your own lines or patterns. Use pencils, crayons, whatever you like. Release Your Inner Artist and enjoy! About the Artist & Author Yolande C Spagnolo is a Freelance Illustrator who lives in London with her husband and 3 adopted persian cats. She Graduated from University of the Arts London in 2015 with BA(Hons)Illustration and she now spends her time illustrating quirky animals and painted portraits. She also volunteers locally at a community fringe theater called The Space where she does Graphic Design, marketing and administration. Her illustrations comes from growing up surrounded by birds and animals and this is how she found a great love for cats and other fluffy creatures. She is originally from South Africa and she moved to the UK in 2006 with her husband.< Less
ARMENIAN ETHNIC FASHION AND DRESS-MAKING THROUGHOUT HISTORY By Maximillien De Lafayette
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Published by Times Square Press, New York. 3rd Edition. ARMENIAN ETHNIC FASHION AND DRESS-MAKING THROUGHOUT HISTORY. Comparative socio-historical study of fashion of the ancient world. It includes:... More > The Armenian Dress-Making. Historical Perspective. Armenian farmers and traders established the first silkworm cultivation in America. Armenian folk dresses.19thcentury man suits. Armenian women’s dresses throughout the ages.19th century-early 20th century Armenian women town dresses. Traditional Armenian wedding gowns. The Armenian trousseau as a tradition and a status symbol. Did the Muslim Persians, Turks and Arabs influence women clothing style and the art of dress-making in Armenia, and Christian Asia Minor? Women and men costumes and suits from the 9th century B.C. to the 20th century. Author’s website: www.maximilliendelafayettebibliography.com email delafayette6@aol.com< Less
City of Endless Night By Milo Hastings
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1920 Dystopian Science Fiction, Alternative History "He can talk it," said my playmates who attended the public schools where all teaching of the language of the outcast nation was... More > prohibited. They invariably elected me to be "the Germans," and locked me up in the old garage while they rained a stock of sun-dried clay bombs upon the roof and then came with a rush to "batter down the walls of Berlin" by breaking in the door, while I, muttering strange guttural oaths, would be led forth to be "exterminated." On rainy days I would sometimes take my favoured playmates into my uncle's library where five great maps hung in ordered sequence on the panelled wall.... The fourth map was the most fascinating and terrible. Again the black of autocracy appeared, obliterating the red of the Brotherhood of Man, spreading across half of Eurasia and thrusting a broad black shadow to the Yellow Sea and a lesser one to the Persian Gulf... and lines of dotted white retreated in concentric waves till...< Less
Sisters of the Triple Moon: Kiss a Demon Goodbye By Elaine Tenborg & Sanna Ketutar Jensen
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The group of witches was dedicated to ridding the world of demons, searching them out and banishing them back to the hell they had spawned from. In Europe, something goes wrong. By the time the... More > battle is over, seven are gone and the youngest one, eighteen year old Joly James is suddenly alone. A Persian cat by the name of Nefertiti finds her and forces her to choose life over death. She and Nefertiti are joined by two more feline familiars who know she must heal herself, and resume the role that destiny has mapped out for her. For nine years she avoids reality, when suddenly she is forced into facing who she really is, when she must banish another demon. Joly discovers that another one of their group survived that fateful day, and the two of them help to heal each other while resuming their battle against evil. She attempts to move on with her life, but she is haunted by memories of her husband Duncan, for theirs was a love that transcended the ages.< Less
Sisters of the Triple Moon: Kiss a Demon Goodbye By Elaine Tenborg & Sanna Ketutar Jensen
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The group of witches was dedicated to ridding the world of demons, searching them out and banishing them back to the hell they had spawned from. In Europe, something goes wrong. By the time the... More > battle is over, seven are gone and the youngest one, eighteen year old Joly James is suddenly alone. A Persian cat by the name of Nefertiti finds her and forces her to choose life over death. She and Nefertiti are joined by two more feline familiars who know she must heal herself, and resume the role that destiny has mapped out for her. For nine years she avoids reality, when suddenly she is forced into facing who she really is, when she must banish another demon. Joly discovers that another one of their group survived that fateful day, and the two of them help to heal each other while resuming their battle against evil. She attempts to move on with her life, but she is haunted by memories of her husband Duncan, for theirs was a love that transcended the ages.< Less
Kilo Sierra By Thomas Paul Terlizzi
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"Kilo Sierra" is a sea story, a Navy story, and a love story set against the background of American and Asian culture in 1972. "Kilo Sierra" blends Vietnam combat action, antics... More > of sailors on liberty, the hand of fate, and the power of love and friendships. "Kilo Sierra" takes the reader to the mountains of Colorado, jungles of Southeast Asia, and the city streets of the Philippines, Japan, and Hong Kong. The author served in the US Navy, 1965-1993. He retired as a Commander, in Naval Intelligence, and taught social studies in high school and college until 2005. The catalyst for the novel "Kilo Sierra" was his tour aboard USS MIDWAY, 1971-74, while attached to Fighter Squadron 161 -- one of the most famous F-4 Phantom squadrons of the Vietnam War. He later served aboard two other carriers; USS Independence, and USS America; the latter in the Persian Gulf during the 1990-1991 Gulf War, for which he was awarded the Bronze Star.< Less

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