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Savioress of the West: A Novel of Ancient Byzantium and the Muslim Incursion By Reynold Spector
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This autobiographical novel is told through the eyes of the historical Empress Martina, wife of Heraclius Flavius, who ruled the Eastern Roman Empire from 610 to 641 AD. Together Heraclius and... More > Martina rescued the dying Eastern Roman Empire from the Persians who had recently captured the Middle East and Egypt from the Romans. After an unsuccessful Persian siege of Constantinople, the Empire’s capital, Heraclius, with Martina at his side, took the war—the first Christian Holy War—to the center of Persia and, through generalship worthy of Caesar or Alexander, destroyed the Persian State after 600 years of Roman attempts. However, several years after Heraclius and Martina’s successful victory over the Persians, an incapacitated Heraclius and the Romans were unable to contain the Muslim onslaught that suddenly and unexpectedly appeared out of the Arabian Desert. But with Martina's help in finding the technological weapon, Greek Fire, the Romans halted the Muslim onslaught and their advance into Europe.< Less
Savioress of the West: A Novel of Ancient Byzantium and the Muslim Incursion By Reynold Spector
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This autobiographical novel is told through the eyes of the historical Empress Martina, wife of Heraclius Flavius, who ruled the Eastern Roman Empire from 610 to 641 AD. Together Heraclius and... More > Martina rescued the dying Eastern Roman Empire from the Persians who had recently captured the Middle East and Egypt from the Romans. After an unsuccessful Persian siege of Constantinople, the Empire’s capital, Heraclius, with Martina at his side, took the war—the first Christian Holy War—to the center of Persia and, through generalship worthy of Caesar or Alexander, destroyed the Persian State after 600 years of Roman attempts. However, several years after Heraclius and Martina’s successful victory over the Persians, an incapacitated Heraclius and the Romans were unable to contain the Muslim onslaught that suddenly and unexpectedly appeared out of the Arabian Desert. But with Martina's help in finding the technological weapon, Greek Fire, the Romans halted the Muslim onslaught and their advance into Europe.< Less
The Lost Treasure of Onoguria By Matthew Pointon
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A rip-roaring adventure in the style of Buchan involving three eccentric Victorian adventurers, an enormous golden bell and a painting by one of the apostles. The Lost Treasure of Onoguria is the... More > first novel in the Onogurian Three Adventures.< Less
Disciplinary Decrees of The General Councils By Rev. H. J. Schroeder, O.P.
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Disciplinary Decrees of the Ecumenical Councils of the Roman Catholic Church from Nicaea I (325) to Lateran V (1512-17) by Rev. H.J. Schroeder, O.P.
Five Ancient Creeds: A Pastoral and Theological Critique By Edwin Walhout
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FIVE ANCIENT CREEDS - Apostles’ Creed, Nicene Creed, Formula of Chalcedon, Third Council of Constantinople, Athanasian Creed. A pastoral and theological analysis of these creedal formulations... More > from the ancient church. The only one acceptable as it stands is The Apostles’ Creed.< Less
The Day the World Changed: May 29, 1453 By Daniel Carson
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On May 29, 1453, the ancient city of Constantinople, once capital of the Roman Empire, fell to the Ottoman Turks. Soon, the centuries-long order of the Middle Ages in Europe began to unravel: the... More > armored knight on horseback ceased to inspire fear on the battlefield, stone castles no longer stopped an enemy’s advance, and the pope in Rome found that half of Europe no longer accepted his teachings. European ships steered away from the accustomed routes between the ports of their own continent, landing in the Americas, in India, and finally circling the world. New ideas about gaining knowledge by experiment and direct observation challenged medieval reliance on ancient authorities. Find out why in The Day the World Changed.< Less
The Day the World Changed: May 29, 1453 By Daniel Carson
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On May 29, 1453, the ancient city of Constantinople, once capital of the Roman Empire, fell to the Ottoman Turks. Soon, the centuries-long order of the Middle Ages in Europe began to unravel: the... More > armored knight on horseback ceased to inspire fear on the battlefield, stone castles no longer stopped an enemy’s advance, and the pope in Rome found that half of Europe no longer accepted his teachings. European ships steered away from the familiar routes between the ports of their own continent, landing in the Americas, in India, and finally circling the world. New ideas about gaining knowledge by experiment and direct observation challenged medieval reliance on ancient authorities. Find out why in "The Day the World Changed".< Less
The Day the World Changed: May 29, 1453 By Daniel Carson
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On May 29, 1453, the ancient city of Constantinople, once capital of the Roman Empire, fell to the Ottoman Turks. Soon, the centuries-long order of the Middle Ages in Europe began to unravel: the... More > armored knight on horseback ceased to inspire fear on the battlefield, stone castles no longer stopped an enemy’s advance, and the pope in Rome found that half of Europe no longer accepted his teachings. European ships steered away from the accustomed routes between the ports of their own continent, landing in the Americas, in India, and finally circling the world. New ideas about gaining knowledge by experiment and direct observation challenged medieval reliance on ancient authorities. Find out why in The Day the World Changed.< Less
Veil of the Goddess By Rob Preece
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When a raid on an Iraqui mosque goes wrong and nearly gets Sgt. Ivy Newman killed, she flees with sexy Captain Zack Herrera, taking with her a most holy relic—the True Cross. Can its awesome... More > powers save Ivy from the mysterious “Foundation,” who want the relic—the ultimate weapon of mass destruction—at any cost?< Less
The Count of Chartres: The Reluctant Crusader By Timothy Merrill
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This is a story of courage, bravery and devotion to an ideal. Count Stefan is one of the wealthiest men in France. When Pope Urban II organizes a “crusade” to the Holy Land in 1095 A.D.,... More > Stefan is reluctant to go. Prodded by his wife, Adela, he goes anyway. En route he meets the Emperor Alexius and his daughter Anna. Meanwhile, Peter the Monk organizes a crusade of the people or peasants. Among them are Adelaide and her sister, Lettie, and daughter, Clare. They meet two relic sellers who are from Provence, like themselves. The nobles and the peasants meet near Antioch, and from that point the stories intermingle. Stefan’s marriage is compromised by both the behavior of his wife and Philip, the king of France, and Stefan’s own troubled heart. Adelaide’s biggest concern is the welfare of her daughter. A spell-binding story built on actual historical primary sources, The Count of Chartres: The Reluctant Crusader is a page-turning saga that will hold in thrall both history and fiction lovers.< Less

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