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HISTORY of the EMPERORS of ROME By SC Benham
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The Roman Empire used to rule over a huge portion of Europe, and all adjacent lands and countries of the Mediterranean World! From the north of Britain, to the southern tip of Egypt, from Morocco and... More > Portugal in the West, to the Holy Land and the Caucus region in the East, as well as the lands of modern day Ukraine and Romania, bordering the Black Sea. How did the Romans become so mighty? How did they subdue all the surrounding nations and peoples? The Roman Empire was ruled by powerful men, the emperors, most were highly talented and capable leaders, who learned their abilities in the Roman legions, leading the armies as commanders and some even as lower officers, and many of them used their military influence to win the imperial throne. That is what this book is about, about the lives of the Roman Emperors, from Julius Caesar, all the way to the last Roman ruler!< Less
Honor and Compromise: Andros Odyssey By Stavros Boinodiris PhD
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HONOR AND COMPROMISE is a select portion of the ANDROS ODYSSEY series focusing on the critical period (864 - 899 CE) of Western history. Based on historical documents of the Byzantine Empire, this... More > historical novel describes vividly the political intrigue, love affairs, assassinations, family squabbles and wars relating to the establishment of Christianity and the Schism between the Churches. The people are involved in a continuous struggle between the honor of a clear conscience, as presented to them by the church, and the allure of arrogance, self-indulgence, practicality, or survival that makes them compromise their honor.< Less
The Archko Volume By Anonymous
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Facsimile of the Philadelphia edition, 1896. These are the official documents made in these courts in the days of Jesus Christ. Translated from manuscripts in Constantinople and the records of the... More > senatorial docket taken from the Vatican at Rome. 248 pages, 16 x 24 cm.< Less
Marching to Byzantium By Brendan Ray
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This is a three novels in one deluxe edition of the Marching to Byzantium Trilogy. Each of the Trilogy's three novels - Sultans, Viziers and Alchemists, Cutting the Throat and the Fall of... More > Constantinople are also available on Lulu.com. The story begins in Winter 1451 when the territorial gains of the Ottoman Turks have pushed the once powerful Byzantine Empire into a small enclave around its capital of Constantinople. Less than 150 miles away,Sultan Murat II rules in Adrianople over a prosperous and expanding realm. His sudden death brings back to the throne his disgraced son, Mehmet. The young Mehmet is determined to assert himself as the new Sultan and conquer Constantinople. His plans face resistance from his Prime Minister Halil-Pasha who wants to maintain peace with the Byzantine Christians.< Less
Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Series 2, Volume 14 By Philip Schaff
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With over twenty volumes, the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers is a momentous achievement. Originally gathered by Philip Schaff, the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers is a collection of writings by... More > classical and medieval Christian theologians. The purpose of such a collection is to make their writings readily available. The entire work is divided into two series, each with fourteen volumes. The second series focuses on a variety of important Church Fathers, ranging from the fourth century to the eighth century. This volume contains the writings of the Seven Ecumenical Councils: the First Council of Nicaea, the First Council of Constantinople, the Council of Ephesus, the Council of Chalcedon, the Second Council of Constantinople, the Third Council of Constantinople, and the Second Council of Nicaea. The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers provide keen translations of instructive and illuminating texts from some of the great theologians of the Christian church. -Tim Perrine, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom: Orthodox Service Books - Number 1 By Fr. Joseph Irvin
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The Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom is the most celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine Rite. It is attributed to Saint John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople in the 5th century. It... More > reflects the work of the Cappadocian Fathers to both combat heresy and define Trinitarian theology for the Christian Church. The Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom was probably the Divine Liturgy (or "Mass") used originally by the School of Antioch and was, therefore, most likely developed from West Syrian liturgical rites. In Constantinople, it was refined and beautified under John's guidance as Patriarch of Constantinople (398–404). Having become the liturgical form of the Church of Holy Wisdom, Hagia Sophia, it became over time the normative liturgical form in the churches within the Byzantine Empire. The two liturgical rites of Saint John Chrysostom and Saint Basil in the Byzantine Church became the norm by the end of the reign of Justinian I.< Less
The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom: Orthodox Service Books - Number 1 By Fr. Joseph Irvin
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The Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom is the most celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine Rite. It is attributed to Saint John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople in the 5th century. It... More > reflects the work of the Cappadocian Fathers to both combat heresy and define Trinitarian theology for the Christian Church. The Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom was probably the Divine Liturgy (or "Mass") used originally by the School of Antioch and was, therefore, most likely developed from West Syrian liturgical rites. In Constantinople, it was refined and beautified under John's guidance as Patriarch of Constantinople (398–404). Having become the liturgical form of the Church of Holy Wisdom, Hagia Sophia, it became over time the normative liturgical form in the churches within the Byzantine Empire. The two liturgical rites of Saint John Chrysostom and Saint Basil in the Byzantine Church became the norm by the end of the reign of Justinian I.< Less
The Devil's Dictionary By Ambrose Bierce
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The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce is a satirical mock dictionary with cynical views for words instead of direct definitions. Some sample word definitions include; HISTORIAN, n. A broad-gauge... More > gossip. --- INFIDEL, n. "In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople, one who does..."< Less
Sultans, Viziers and Alchemists By Brendan Ray
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Winter 1451 - The territorial gains of the Ottoman Turks have pushed the once powerful Byzantine Empire into a small enclave around its capital of Constantinople. Less than 150 miles away,Sultan... More > Murat II rules in Adrianople over a prosperous and expanding realm. His sudden death brings back to the throne his disgraced son, Mehmet. The young Mehmet is determined to assert himself as the new Sultan and conquer Constantinople. His plans face resistance from his Prime Minister Halil-Pasha who wants to maintain peace with the Byzantine Christians. In Venice, a young physician and alchemist, Mario Orsini finds himself on the wrong side of the struggle between the Church and the emerging rationalism of the Renaissance, as the Inquisition seeks to extinguish scientific inquiry. He is forced into exile to the Venetian enclave in Constantinople. Based on pain-staking historical research, Brendan Ray brings to life the politically charged drama of the 15th century, as one empire dies giving life to another.< Less
Sultans, Viziers and Alchemists By Brendan Ray
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Winter 1451 - The territorial gains of the Ottoman Turks have pushed the once powerful Byzantine Empire into a small enclave around its capital of Constantinople. Less than 150 miles away,Sultan... More > Murat II rules in Adrianople over a prosperous and expanding realm. His sudden death brings back to the throne his disgraced son, Mehmet. The young Mehmet is determined to assert himself as the new Sultan and conquer Constantinople. His plans face resistance from his Prime Minister Halil-Pasha who wants to maintain peace with the Byzantine Christians. In Venice, a young physician and alchemist, Mario Orsini finds himself on the wrong side of the struggle between the Church and the emerging rationalism of the Renaissance, as the Inquisition seeks to extinguish scientific inquiry. He is forced into exile to the Venetian enclave in Constantinople. Based on pain-staking historical research, Brendan Ray brings to life the politically charged drama of the 15th century, as one empire dies giving life to another.< Less

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