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Demos: The Personification of the People By Dane Kurth
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The image of Demos, the personification of the People, was used on ancient coinage as early as the 5th century BC. In Roman times, many towns under Roman domination struck pseudo-autonomous coinage... More > depicting either the bust or head of Demos, or showed him standing with the emperor, Boule, or the Demos of another city. This book is - as far as I am aware - the first ever compilation of coinage depicting Demos and includes full legends and descriptions as well as several otherwise unpublished types. The pages are enhanced by hundreds of images of examples. An index of types and cities simplifies the search for a particular coin.< Less
Sylloge Nummorum Schell - 2010 By James A. Schell
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Sicily's Historic Coasts By Michael Metras
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Sicily, a crossroads of the Mediterranean for more than 3000 years, has been ruled by Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Swabians, French, Spanish, Italians, and miscellaneous... More > others while its people have retained their strong personal independence. Come with me as I make my way around the coast of this island from Palermo to Palermo visiting extinct cities, collections of ancient coins, Europe's largest volcano, and many other corners of this island with a thousand faces. Walk with me through this series of essays, each a snapshot of a town, a city, a train, a beach, a haphazard pile of rocks--each a glimpse current life, of a long ago civilization, of rugged nature. They are my view of an October, turn-of-the-century Sicily< Less
The Monetary System of the Romans By Ian Sellars
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"The Monetary System of the Romans" provides a comprehensive and visual portrayal of the evolution of the Roman monetary system from its inception in the late fifth century BC to the bronze... More > reform of Anastasius in 498AD. It chronologically traces the key developments in the coinage of the Roman world, covering topics such as denominations, metrology, alloys, mints, monetary edicts and more. For every issuing authority, whether it be the Senate, imperator, usurper or emperor, exemplary specimens of each denomination are discussed and clearly illustrated. With 820 pages and over 2000 full colour high resolution photographs from the world's most esteemed auction houses, this novel format provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of Roman numismatics and will be useful to both students of history and collectors alike.< Less
Tresbon Medal By Dennis O. Hendry
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The love of a grandmother for her only granddaughter brings Ida into the fast paced world of computers, the Internet, and geocaching. Unbeknownst to her granddaughter Elisabeth, Ida has hatched a... More > secret plan all her own: a tried and true scheme to bring forth a secret of the ancient world to the modern world of today. Set against the lush backdrop of Indiana’s historic Kankakee River, “Tres Bon Medal” is a tale of hidden cache, cryptic messages, mythical places, and daring adventure seekers, told as swift as the magical waters that will forever bind them all.< Less
Heads I Win, Tails You Lose By Timothy James
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What begins as just another boring, summer day quickly escalates into a thrilling adventure when 15 year-old Sloane observes a frail but grim-faced drifter, in the custody of the local police, toss a... More > rare, ancient coin on the ground. The coin has a strange word engraved on it: Tuballanas. Within a few hours, the drifter is dead and no one knows who did it. With nothing more than one baffling coin and a list of suspects including the local librarian, an ex-con, the deputy mayor, a former police chief and a strange old woman, Sloane and her twin brother Wyatt, must use all their ingenuity to help their good friend Detective Ryks solve the case.< Less
God Gametes 4 and the Darwinian Fallacy By Robert Jameson
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The God Gametes theory argues that life on earth is part of the reproductive system of a parent species from a higher level of a multiverse. We contend a single female member of the parent species... More > colonised earth for the purpose of reproduction. She drove the complexity of life on earth until one species, homo sapiens, evolved a large brain and the ability to host a consciousness reproductive cell of a male parent species. Charles Darwin called his book On the Origin of Species but natural selection is not about the ‘origin’ of anything. His theory was not about the ‘origin’ of species, nor about the ‘origin’ of life. Natural selection argues the case for how one ‘living’ species might gradually evolve into another ‘living’ species. It has nothing to do with how anything originated. Supporters of this concept foster the myth that with enough throws of the dice, with enough random coin flips, then blind probability can design complexity. It cannot.< Less
God Gametes 4 and The Darwinian Fallacy By Robert Jameson
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The God Gametes theory argues that life on earth is part of the reproductive system of a parent species from a higher level of a multiverse. We contend a single female member of the parent species... More > colonised earth for the purpose of reproduction. She drove the complexity of life on earth until one species, homo sapiens, evolved a large brain and the ability to host a consciousness reproductive cell of a male parent species. Charles Darwin called his book On the Origin of Species but natural selection is not about the ‘origin’ of anything. His theory was not about the ‘origin’ of species, nor about the ‘origin’ of life. Natural selection argues the case for how one ‘living’ species might gradually evolve into another ‘living’ species. It has nothing to do with how anything originated. Supporters of this concept foster the myth that with enough throws of the dice, with enough random coin flips, then blind probability can design complexity. It cannot.< Less
Parmenides By Plato
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Parmenides of Elea (/pɑːrˈmɛnᵻdiːz əv ˈɛliə/; Greek: Παρμενίδης ὁ... More > Ἐλεάτης; fl. late sixth or early fifth century BCE) was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher from Elea in Magna Graecia (Greater Greece, included Southern Italy). He was the founder of the Eleatic school of philosophy. The single known work of Parmenides is a poem, On Nature, which has survived only in fragmentary form. In this poem, Parmenides describes two views of reality. In "the way of truth" (a part of the poem), he explains how reality (coined as "what-is") is one, change is impossible, and existence is timeless, uniform, necessary, and unchanging. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parmenides Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Greatest Works of Plato: Apology, Charmides, Crito, Euthyphro, Alcibiades, Lesser Hippias, Laches, Lysis, Cratylus, Euthydemus, Gorgias, Menexenus, Meno, Phaedo, Protagoras, Symposium, The Republic & All Dialogues of Plato By Plato
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Plato (424 BC–348 BC) was a Classical Greek writer of philosophical dialogues, student of Socrates and founder of the Academy in Athens; the most important figure in Western philosophy. In the... More > words of Whitehead: "The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato." "Platonism" is a term coined by scholars to refer to the intellectual consequences of denying, the reality of the material world. The physical objects and physical events are "shadows" of their ideal or perfect forms, and, maybe, this is the idea of his philosophy better known. This collection contains his complete dialogues (translated and annotated by Benjamin Jowett), organized by their approximate age: Apology, Charmides, Crito, Euthyphro, Alcibiades, Lesser Hippias, Laches, Lysis, Cratylus, Euthydemus, Gorgias, Menexenus, Meno, Phaedo, Protagoras, Symposium, The Republic, Phaedrus, Parmenides, Theaetetus, Timaeus, Critias, Sophist, Statesman, Philebus & Laws.< Less