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Life of St. Anthony of Egypt (Hardcover) By St. Athanasius of Alexandria & Philip Schaff
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The biographic text of St. Anthony is presented complete in this hardcover edition for the reader's absorption and contemplation. First published in the 4th century A.D., Anthony the Great's... More > biography was authored by Christian Saint Athanasius of Alexandria. Since its release, the book has helped spread the beliefs, practices and arduous faith of Anthony the Great. A significant progenitor of the monastic tradition, Saint Anthony lived an ascetic lifestyle in the arid lands of Egypt. Although not the earliest of religious figures committed to this tradition, through actions and preaching Anthony helped popularise and spread principles that would contribute heavily to the establishment of Christian monasteries in Europe and beyond. One event in St. Anthony's life was his encounter with the supernatural in the remote Egyptian desert. This occurrence, where the otherworldly presence tried to tempt him from his spartan philosophy of living, is much recreated in Western art and literature.< Less
The Aeneid (Hardcover) By Virgil & J. W. Mackail
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This edition of Virgil's famed epic poem, which chronicles the journeys and adventures of the Spartan Aeneas, features the respected translation of J.W. Mackail. In the poem, we first hear a... More > retelling of Aeneas exploits in Troy. After he concludes these battles, he makes his way across Greece, Sicily and even the Underworld, encountering all manner of adventures along the way. His daring treks across Europe eventually result in Aeneas bringing a large cohort of his fellow Trojans to settle in Italy where they engage in war. It is here that Aeneas encounters his final nemesis, Turnus, whereby his adventures crescendo to their final conclusion. A classic of Roman literature, The Aeneid explains how Aeneas became the genetic progeny of the Roman Empire. Bravery and martial prowess were characteristics prized by Ancient Rome, and it is in the Aeneid that the profound admiration for aspects of fighting prowess first displayed in Greece are expressed.< Less
The Aeneid By Virgil & J. W. Mackail
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This edition of Virgil's famed epic poem, which chronicles the journeys and adventures of the Spartan Aeneas, features the respected translation of J.W. Mackail. In the poem, we first hear a... More > retelling of Aeneas exploits in Troy. After he concludes these battles, he makes his way across Greece, Sicily and even the Underworld, encountering all manner of adventures along the way. His daring treks across Europe eventually result in Aeneas bringing a large cohort of his fellow Trojans to settle in Italy where they engage in war. It is here that Aeneas encounters his final nemesis, Turnus, whereby his adventures crescendo to their final conclusion. A classic of Roman literature, The Aeneid explains how Aeneas became the genetic progeny of the Roman Empire. Bravery and martial prowess were characteristics prized by Ancient Rome, and it is in the Aeneid that the profound admiration for aspects of fighting prowess first displayed in Greece are expressed.< Less
Military Roll Call: The Littrell Family of Mississippi County, Missouri By Glenn Littrell
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In 1932 John Daniel and Kizzie Zore (Comer) Littrell moved to the boot-heel area of Missouri from Lawrence County, Tennessee. They would live the rest of their lives (35 years) in Mississippi... More > County. Five sons and two son-in-laws of John & Kizzie Littrell served in the armed forces of the United States of America. To date at least 35 descendants and descendant spouses) of John Daniel Littrell and Kizzie Zore Comer (John & Kizzie) have served their country. They have served on 5 continents: North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. This book tells their stories and the stories of the ancestors of John & Kizzie going back to the Revolutionary War. Luttrell and Belew in the Revolution; Literal, Ezell and Comer in the Civil War; and their descendants are presented with pictures, maps, photos and narratives. From the 2nd Spartan Regiment of South Carolina to the USS Benfold in the Persian Gulf.< Less
The Colorful Sculptor By L. Lewis
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The Colorful Sculptor is an action packed book about a little boy named Darius who finds himself living with his mother in ancient Greece at a time where people of color were overwhelmed with racial... More > inequality. Follow Darius as he grows into a strong young man whose sculpting talent is unmatched until a welder by the name of Thaddeus becomes jealous of the success of Darius and conspires against him. Little does Thaddeus know, Darius is not an ordinary man and has special powers that he will use to protect himself and those he loves. Darius teams up with Ra Selah and other friends to fight against Thaddeus,the Spartan army, and many other enemies in this exciting book.< Less
The Colorful Sculptor By L. Lewis
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The Colorful Sculptor is an action packed book about a little boy named Darius who finds himself living with his mother in ancient Greece at a time where people of color were overwhelmed with racial... More > inequality. Follow Darius as he grows into a strong young man whose sculpting talent is unmatched until a welder by the name of Thaddeus becomes jealous of the success of Darius and conspires against him. Little does Thaddeus know, Darius is not an ordinary man and has special powers that he will use to protect himself and those he loves. Darius teams up with Ra Selah and other friends to fight against Thaddeus,the Spartan army, and many other enemies in this exciting book.< Less
The Colorful Sculptor By L. Lewis
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The Colorful Sculptor is an action packed book about a little boy named Darius who finds himself living with his mother in ancient Greece at a time where people of color were overwhelmed with racial... More > inequality. Follow Darius as he grows into a strong young man whose sculpting talent is unmatched until a welder by the name of Thaddeus becomes jealous of the success of Darius and conspires against him. Little does Thaddeus know, Darius is not an ordinary man and has special powers that he will use to protect himself and those he loves. Darius teams up with Ra Selah and other friends to fight against Thaddeus,the Spartan army, and many other enemies in this exciting book.< Less
Microsoft Edge: A Beginner’s Guide to the Windows 10 Browser By Steve Markelo
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Microsoft edge is the new web browser designed and unveiled by Microsoft in January of 2015 and first released to the public in March of the same year. Developed under the codename ‘Project... More > Spartan’, Microsoft Edge is expected to replace the current Internet Explorer and serve as the default web browser for smart devices, such as PCs, tablets and phones that sport the new Windows 10. Users of the current internet explorer have been reassured, that due to the need to maintain compatibility with older model devices, that browser will be stay in production. Despite its relatively new status on the market, the reviews on its performance and on user expectations are widespread. Reviews include improved performance of JavaScript as well as improved speed when compared to current browsers on the market. Other positive reviews on the product include the ability to write on pages, locate items on the web with improved speed and to enjoy a site with minimized advertisements.< Less
Gods of Men, the Sons of Ares By Christopher de Salis
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Life is harsh at the Rearing, very harsh, as Lysander learns on his first day… Exert: (‘Fear will wither you … it will destroy you…’ The Cyclops’ malevolent... More > eye slowly roved them, the boys daren’t look … one look and they’d be turned to stone. ‘You must endure in silence and without complaint. This is the Spartan way. Endure or perish…’) So begins the adventure, and the life of Lysander, born for one purpose - War … and in its irresistible dazzle, and convoluting intrigues, the boy becomes a man with a destiny. He will love a prince, and make a king, who will become his enemy… Exert: (Anaxilaos was fast for an old man, fast and deadly  in a heartbeat he was on his feet, spinning to Timotheos, drawing his sword and ramming it up under his chin, driving the leaf-blade into his mouth, through his tongue up into his skull like skewered mutton, and Timotheos’ sword wasn’t even half way drawn…) Treachery and intrigue are everywhere. Just who can you trust along the road to War?< Less
The Captains Playbook: A Year of Elite Obstacle Course Racing By Jeremy Kaufmann
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I know firsthand that coming up with workouts week after week can sometimes be difficult, and many people stall out and get bored after doing the same thing for too long. With The Captain's Playbook,... More > you now have 52 workout options to choose from.Each entry contains a single workout, possibly a tip on how to perform it, what was going through my head during it, or what was coming in the next weeks that I was working toward. There are also race recaps of my experiences throughout the year, running Spartan and other Obstacle Course Races.The goal I have set is to qualify for the OCR World Championships, an independent championship that athletes from around the world must qualify for, via other obstacle races. I am sharing with you what I believe will get me there, as you work your way through my first year of elite OCR.< Less

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