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The Arabian Nights By Andrew Lang
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The Arabian Nights (or One Thousand and One Nights) is a collection of stories compiled by various authors, translators and scholars from countries across the Middle East and South Asia. The tales... More > trace their roots back to ancient Arabia and Yemen, ancient Indian literature and Persian literature, ancient Egyptian literature and Mesopotamian mythology, ancient Syria and Asia Minor, and medieval Arabic folk stories from the Caliphate era. Though the oldest Arabic manuscript dates from the fourteenth century, scholarship generally dates the collection's genesis to somewhere between AD 800–900.< Less
The Arabian Nights By Andrew Lang
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The Arabian Nights (or One Thousand and One Nights) is a collection of stories compiled by various authors, translators and scholars from countries across the Middle East and South Asia. The tales... More > trace their roots back to ancient Arabia and Yemen, ancient Indian literature and Persian literature, ancient Egyptian literature and Mesopotamian mythology, ancient Syria and Asia Minor, and medieval Arabic folk stories from the Caliphate era. Though the oldest Arabic manuscript dates from the fourteenth century, scholarship generally dates the collection's genesis to somewhere between AD 800–900. This new digital edition of The Arabian Nights from Enhanced Media Publishing features a translation by anthropologist Andrew Lang.< Less
The Arabian Nights By Andrew Lang
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One Thousand and One Nights is a collection of stories collected over many centuries by various authors, translators and scholars in various countries across the Middle East and South Asia. These... More > collections of tales trace their roots back to ancient Arabia and Yemen, ancient Indian literature and Persian literature, ancient Egyptian literature and Mesopotamian mythology, ancient Syria and Asia Minor, and medieval Arabic folk stories from the Caliphate era. Though the oldest Arabic manuscript dates from the fourteenth century, scholarship generally dates the collection's genesis to somewhere between AD 800–900.< Less
The Arabian Nights By Andrew Lang
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One Thousand and One Nights is a collection of stories collected over many centuries by various authors, translators and scholars in various countries across the Middle East and South Asia. These... More > collections of tales trace their roots back to ancient Arabia and Yemen, ancient Indian literature and Persian literature, ancient Egyptian literature and Mesopotamian mythology, ancient Syria and Asia Minor, and medieval Arabic folk stories from the Caliphate era. Though the oldest Arabic manuscript dates from the fourteenth century, scholarship generally dates the collection's genesis to somewhere between AD 800–900.< Less
Twelve Topics on the Faith. Wherein is Given Also the Formula of Excommunication, and an Explication is Subjoined to Each By Gregory Thaumaturgus
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Gregory was born at Neo-Caesarea (the capital of Pontus in Asia Minor) around 213 A.D. Among those who built up the Christian Church, extended its influence, and strengthened its institutions, the... More > bishops of Asia Minor occupy a high position; among them Gregory of Neocaesarea holds a very prominent place. Little is known of his pastoral work, and his surviving theological writings are in an incomplete state. This lack of knowledge partially obscures his personality, despite his historical importance, and his immemorial title Thaumaturgus, "the wonder-worker" in Latinized Greek, casts an air of legend about him. Nevertheless, the lives of few bishops of the third century are so well authenticated; the historical references to him permit a fairly detailed reconstruction of his work.< 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
History [Herodotus] By Herodotus
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HERODOTUS History The "Father of History," as Herodotus has been styled, was born at Halicarnassus, the centre of a Greek colony in Asia Minor, between the years 490 and 480 B.C., and lived... More > probably to sixty, dying about the year 425 B.C. A great part of his life was occupied with travels and investigations in those lands with which his history is mainly concerned. His work is the earliest essay in history in a European language.< Less
Asshur and the Land of Nimrod By Hormuzd Rassam
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Being an account of the discoveries made in the ancient ruins of Nineveh, Asshur, Sepharvaim, Calah, Babylon, Borsippa, Cuthah, and Van. Including a narrative of different journeys in Mesopotamia,... More > Assyria, Asia Minor, and Koordistan. Hormuzd Rassam was an Assyriologist and traveller who made a number of important discoveries, including the stone tablets that contained the Epic of Gilgamesh, the world's oldest literature. Even though he became a British citizen later in his life he can be accepted to be the first known Ottoman and Middle Eastern archaeologist.< Less
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