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Personal Narrative Pilgrimage By Maxima Penna
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[p.26]them an abundance of superficial knowledge, culled from conversations in the market and in the camp. I found it impossible here to display those feats which in Sind, Southern Persia, Eastern... More > Arabia, and many parts of India, would be looked upon as miraculous. Most probably one of the company had witnessed the performance of some Italian conjuror at Constantinople or Alexandria, and retained a lively recollection of< Less
Evagrius Scholasticus By Apostle Arne Horn
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Evagrius Scholasticus (so-called to distinguish him from people like Evagrius Ponticus, the desert father) was born around 536 and died around 600 AD. He was a lawyer in Constantinople, later... More > imperial quaestor and honorary prefect. He was strictly orthodox. His church history in six books covers the period between 431 and 594.< Less
Mediaeval History By EDWARD GIBBON
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Mediæval History EDWARD GIBBON The Holy Roman Empire The third of Gibbon's divisions of his great history was devoted to that period which is comprised between the establishment of the Holy... More > Roman Empire in 800 and the final extinction of the Eastern Empire with the conquest of Constantinople by Mahomet II. in 1453. Although this was the longest period, Gibbon devoted much less space to it than to the preceding parts of his history. This fact was partly due to the gradual diminution of Roman interests, for the dominions of the empire became contracted to the limits of a single city, and also to the fact that the material which the most painstaking search placed at his disposal was distinctly limited.< Less
Empress Placidia By Elizabeth May
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Placidia has reached the pinnacle of success. As Empress of Rome, she has every hope that her son will succeed to the throne of the Western Roman Empire. But circumstances change and she is forced to... More > flee to the sanctuary of her nephew’s court in Constantinople. Placidia fights back, securing the throne for her infant son, with her as regent. But barbarians attack on every side while her generals fight amongst themselves. For the empire to survive she must put aside personal animosity and come to terms with her least trusted general. Empress Placidia tells the story of the second half of the life of Galla Placidia and is the sequel to Princess Placidia.< Less
Sermons on the Feasts of the Theotokos & Ever-Virgin Mary - Paperback By John A. Peck
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Of the Twelve Great Feasts, five are devoted to events in the life of the Virgin Mary, and are considered important theologically – hence their inclusion in the Great Festal cycle. The... More > following sermons were written and preached by our venerable fathers and saints Andrew of Crete, Gregory Palamas, Sophronius of Jerusalem, Proclus of Constantinople, Gregory the Wonderworker, Leo the Great, Ambrose of Milan, Augustine of Hippo, Theodore the Studite, and John of Damascus. It is my hope that they will inspire parish clergy to take up this homiletic tradition and carry it forth into the new millennium, and that it will instruct laymen in the mystery and reality celebrated and contained in these Great Feasts.< Less
Sermons on the Feasts of the Theotokos & Ever-Virgin Mary - Paperback By John A. Peck
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Of the Twelve Great Feasts, five are devoted to events in the life of the Virgin Mary, and are considered important theologically – hence their inclusion in the Great Festal cycle. The... More > following sermons were written and preached by our venerable fathers and saints Andrew of Crete, Gregory Palamas, Sophronius of Jerusalem, Proclus of Constantinople, Gregory the Wonderworker, Leo the Great, Ambrose of Milan, Augustine of Hippo, Theodore the Studite, and John of Damascus. It is my hope that they will inspire parish clergy to take up this homiletic tradition and carry it forth into the new millennium, and that it will instruct laymen in the mystery and reality celebrated and contained in these Great Feasts.< Less
HISTORIC GIRLS: STORIES OF GIRLS WHO HAVE INFLUENCED THE HISTORY OF THEIR TIMES By E. S. BROOKS
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CONTENTS: ZENOBIA OF PALMYRA: THE GIRL OF THE SYRIAN DESERT HELENA OF BRITAIN: THE GIRL OF THE ESSEX FELLS PULCHERIA OF CONSTANTINOPLE: THE GIRL OF THE GOLDEN HORN CLOTILDA OF BURGUNDY: THE GIRL... More > OF THE FRENCH VINEYARDS WOO OF HWANG-HO: THE GIRL OF THE YELLOW RIVER EDITH OF SCOTLAND: THE GIRL OF THE NORTHERN ABBEY JACQUELINE OF HOLLAND: THE GIRL OF THE LAND OF FOGS CATARINA OF VENICE: THE GIRL OF THE GRAND CANAL THERESA OF AVILA: THE GIRL OF THE SPANISH SIERRAS ELIZABETH OF TUDOR: THE GIRL OF THE HERTFORD MANOR CHRISTINA OF SWEDEN: THE GIRL OF THE NORTHERN FIORDS MA-TA-OKA OF POW-HA-TAN: THE GIRL OF THE VIRGINIA FORESTS< Less
HISTORIC GIRLS: STORIES OF GIRLS WHO HAVE INFLUENCED THE HISTORY OF THEIR TIMES By E. S. BROOKS
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CONTENTS: ZENOBIA OF PALMYRA: THE GIRL OF THE SYRIAN DESERT HELENA OF BRITAIN: THE GIRL OF THE ESSEX FELLS PULCHERIA OF CONSTANTINOPLE: THE GIRL OF THE GOLDEN HORN CLOTILDA OF BURGUNDY: THE GIRL... More > OF THE FRENCH VINEYARDS WOO OF HWANG-HO: THE GIRL OF THE YELLOW RIVER EDITH OF SCOTLAND: THE GIRL OF THE NORTHERN ABBEY JACQUELINE OF HOLLAND: THE GIRL OF THE LAND OF FOGS CATARINA OF VENICE: THE GIRL OF THE GRAND CANAL THERESA OF AVILA: THE GIRL OF THE SPANISH SIERRAS ELIZABETH OF TUDOR: THE GIRL OF THE HERTFORD MANOR CHRISTINA OF SWEDEN: THE GIRL OF THE NORTHERN FIORDS MA-TA-OKA OF POW-HA-TAN: THE GIRL OF THE VIRGINIA FORESTS< Less
Loukes Laras [Greek, Modern (1453-)] By Demetrios Vikelas
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Demetrios Vikelas (also Demetrius Bikelas; Greek:... More > Δημήτριος Βικέλας; February 15, 1835 – July 20, 1908) was a Greek businessman and writer; he was the first president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), from 1894 to 1896.After a childhood spent in Greece and Constantinople (now Istanbul), he found fortune in London, where he married. He then moved to Paris, on account of his wife. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demetrius_Vikelas< Less
Renaissance Medicine By Fazila Derya Agis
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This study describes the developments in medicine in Europe during the Renaissance period. It explains some disease treatment methods and the advances in medical education, hospitals, and arts. These... More > developments started in Italy. Several Greek scholars who fled to Italy after the conquest of Constantinople by the Ottomans in 1453 brought their scientific texts with them into Italy. The medical knowledge and practices that flourished in Italy diffused all around Europe between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries, thus during the Renaissance, or the Rebirth of classical scholarship and values through their application in the society of that period. The science of anatomy developed in the Renaissance.< Less

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