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Emperor's Arcane By Christopher Patrick
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An optional rule-set for the 3.5 Edition of the most popular roleplaying game in the World! The rules within bring a bit more economy and versatility to arcane casters, and given them unique... More > mechanics to stand out! Included are rules on spell points, and making spell components work like ammunition! Also included are great details of how the environment can increase or limit the ability of your character to cast, and great supplemental rules concerning magical ley lines and nodes of power!< Less
Emperor's Arcane By Christopher Patrick
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An optional rule-set for the 3.5 Edition of the most popular roleplaying game in the World! The rules within bring a bit more economy and versatility to arcane casters, and given them unique... More > mechanics to stand out! Included are rules on spell points, and making spell components work like ammunition! Also included are great details of how the environment can increase or limit the ability of your character to cast, and great supplemental rules concerning magical ley lines and nodes of power!< Less
The Emperor of Portugallia By Selma Lagerlöf
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The Emperor of Portugallia is a novel by Nobel-laureate Selma Lagerlöf, published in 1914 with drawings by Albert Engström. Lagerlöf called it a "Swedish King Lear". The... More > novel was a success with critics and readers, newspaper reviewers said the novel was at the same level as Lagerlöf's earlier novels Gosta Berling's Saga and the first part of Jerusalem. The novel takes place in 1860 or 1870 in Lagerlöf's native Värmland and is about the tenant farmer Jan in Skrolycka and his daughter Glory Goldie Sunnycastle. He loves his daughter more than anything else, but after she moves to Stockholm at age 17 and becomes wealthy and well-known, she stops sending letters home. The father sinks into a dream world where he imagines she has become a noble empress of "Portugallia", and he thus also a great Emperor himself.< Less
The History of Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia (Illustrated) By Voltaire
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“One day, Peter taking a walk at Ishmaelof, a summer-palace built by his grandfather, he perceived, among several other rarities, an old English shallop, which had lain entirely neglected: upon... More > which he asked Timmerman, a German, and his mathematical teacher, how came that little boat to be of so different a construction from any he had seen on the Moska? Timmerman replied, that it was made to go with sails and oars. The young prince wanted instantly to make a trial of it; but it was first to be repaired and rigged. Brant, the ship-builder abovementioned, was by accident found out at Moscow, where he lived retired; he soon put the boat in order, and worked her upon the river Yauza, which washes the suburbs of the town.”< Less
Akbar: Emperor of India By Richard von Garbe
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The student of India who would at the same time be an historian, discovers to his sorrow that the land of his researches is lamentably poor in historical sources. And if within the realm of... More > historical investigation, a more seductive charm lies for him in the analysis of great personalities than in ascertaining the course of historical development, then verily may he look about in vain for such personalities in the antiquity and middle ages of India. Not that the princely thrones were wanting in great men in ancient India, for we find abundant traces of them in Hindu folk-lore and poetry, but these sources do not extend to establishing the realistic element in details and furnishing life-like portraits of the men themselves. That the Hindu has ever been but little interested in historical matters is a generally recognized fact. Religious and philosophical speculations, dreams of other worlds, of previous and future existences, have claimed the attention of thoughtful minds ...< Less
Emperors of Byzantium Book One By Haefen Hassinger
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Emperors of Byzantium is a comedic, dramatized graphic novel of the historical period known in modern times as the Byzantine era. Set in ancient Rome, full of gags, running jokes, and murder.... More > Emperors of Byzantium was created by the father & daughter team of Haefen & Sebastian Hassinger, who don't apologize for any discomfort caused by seeing historical figures whine, joke, cavort, prance and generally make fools of themselves. Book one covers (spoilers!) the period from the death of Marcus Aurelius to the death of Constantine the Great.< Less
Emperors of Byzantium Book One By Haefen Hassinger
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Emperors of Byzantium is a comedic, dramatized graphic novel of the historical period known in modern times as the Byzantine era. Set in ancient Rome, full of gags, running jokes, and murder.... More > Emperors of Byzantium was created by the father & daughter team of Haefen & Sebastian Hassinger, who don't apologize for any discomfort caused by seeing historical figures whine, joke, cavort, prance and generally make fools of themselves. Book one covers (spoilers!) the period from the death of Marcus Aurelius to the death of Constantine the Great.< Less
Sex in the Yellow Emperor's Basic Questions By Jessieca Leo
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Jessieca Leo’s work is a study of sexuality as an aspect of medical knowledge with particular reference to the social and literary context of the Han period and the Yellow Emperor's Basic... More > Questions. The work outlines traditional views of the reproductive process and provides detailed analyses of traditional anatomy and ancient understanding of procreation. It also deals with healthcare, examining how bedchamber arts can help to prevent and cure diseases. Thoroughly researched and well founded, the book is a pleasure to reading and easy to understand. Its rich presentation of how sexual culture was perceived in early China contributes greatly to a better understanding of Chinese history and culture and also of human nature.< Less
Sex in the Yellow Emperor's Basic Questions By Jessieca Leo
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Jessieca Leo’s work is a study of sexuality as an aspect of medical knowledge with particular reference to the social and literary context of the Han period and the Yellow Emperor's Basic... More > Questions. The work outlines traditional views of the reproductive process and provides detailed analyses of traditional anatomy and ancient understanding of procreation. It also deals with healthcare, examining how bedchamber arts can help to prevent and cure diseases. Thoroughly researched and well founded, the book is a pleasure to reading and easy to understand. Its rich presentation of how sexual culture was perceived in early China contributes greatly to a better understanding of Chinese history and culture and also of human nature.< Less
Poet Emperor of the last of the Moghuls: Bahadur Shah Zafar By Farzana Moon
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This book explores the tragic ending of the last of the Moghuls. Three hundred and eleven years of Moghul rule with eighteen emperors in between separate Bahadur Shah Zafar from the first Moghul... More > emperor of India during the history of the great Moghuls. He was virtually a prisoner in his own palace in Delhi, subsisting on pension from British East India Company. When native soldiers rebelled against the British, Zafar was accused of Mutiny. To which he exclaimed, how can an emperor mutiny against his own subjects? When finally British succeeded in quelling the rebellion, Zafar’s two sons and a grandson were brutally murdered by Captain Hodson. The emperor’s crown jewels were confiscated, he was exiled to Rangoon, Burma. His sad poetry during his nominal reign till his death in exile is still sung and recited in all parts of India and Pakistan.< Less