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The Republic By Plato
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The Republic is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato around 380 BC concerning the definition of justice and the order and character of the just city-state and the just man. The dramatic date of the... More > dialogue has been much debated and though it must take place some time during the Peloponnesian War, "there would be jarring anachronisms if any of the candidate specific dates between 432 and 404 were assigned". It is Plato's best-known work and has proven to be one of the most intellectually and historically influential works of philosophy and political theory. Plato was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.< Less
Building English Vocabulary with Etymology from Latin Book III By Peter Beaven
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Etymology is the study of word origins and development. It provides one of the easiest and most effective ways to build vocabulary, because knowledge of some common roots and prefixes makes possible... More > the figuring out of new word meanings. English is compounded of several languages, primarily Anglo-Saxon (Germanic) and Latin. Their Latin influence persists notably in the names of English cities ending in “-caster” or “-chester,” from the Latin “castra” meaning “encampment.” This is the third book of a series that focuses on etymology from Latin and Greek. The texts are designed to aid in learning the definitions of specific, deconstructed words. The meanings of a series of “reusable” classical prefixes and roots are presented that facilitate the deciphering of multiple related words.< Less
Building English Vocabulary with Etymology from Latin Book II By Peter Beaven
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Etymology is the study of word origins and development. It provides one of the easiest and most effective ways to build vocabulary, because knowledge of some common roots and prefixes makes possible... More > the figuring out of new word meanings. English is compounded of several languages, primarily Anglo-Saxon (Germanic) and Latin. Their Latin influence persists notably in the names of English cities ending in “-caster” or “-chester,” from the Latin “castra” meaning “encampment.” This is the second book of a series that focuses on etymology from Latin and Greek. The texts are designed to aid in learning the definitions of specific, deconstructed words. The meanings of a series of “reusable” classical prefixes and roots are presented that facilitate the deciphering of multiple related words.< Less
Building English Vocabulary with Etymology from Latin Book I By Peter Beaven
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Etymology is the study of word origins and development. It provides one of the easiest and most effective ways to build vocabulary, because knowledge of some common roots and prefixes makes possible... More > the figuring out of new word meanings. English is compounded of several languages, primarily Anglo-Saxon (Germanic) and Latin. Their Latin influence persists notably in the names of English cities ending in “-caster” or “-chester,” from the Latin “castra” meaning “encampment.” This is the first book of a series that focuses on etymology from Latin and Greek. The texts are designed to aid in learning the definitions of specific, deconstructed words. The meanings of a series of “reusable” classical prefixes and roots are presented that facilitate the deciphering of multiple related words.< Less
The Catechism of the Church of Geneva By John Calvin & Elijah Waterman
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This short paraphrase of Calvin's Epistle will show his object, in composing his Catechism; that he designed it to be a compendium of his religious opinions; and a standard, by which posterity might... More > ascertain, "What is Calvinism, and what is not." The purity of his Latin, and the symmetry of his doctrines, recommended it to the attention of the learned, and it was, in a short time, translated into the German, English, Dutch, Scotch, and Spanish languages; into the Greek, by Henry Stevens, and, finally, into the Hebrew, by the learned Christian Jew, Emmanuel Tremellias. Calvin himself published in the French language, for the use of the Church of Geneva. This Catechism is the model after which all the subsequent Catechisms of the Reformation were formed; and is an unyielding proof of the profound understanding, correct judgement, and powerful talents of its author. He so well arranged his subjects, and so correctly defined them, that... his Catechism remains a model unimpaired and unrivaled.< Less
All That I Need, or Live Like a Dog With Its Head Stuck Out the Car Window By Teresa Fritschi
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All That I Need, or Live Like a Dog With Its Head Stuck Out the Car Window offers up a heaping plate of gratitude. In the best memoir fashion that is also part travel journal, Ms Fritschi plucks the... More > ripe fruits of happiness from her own experiences as examples for all of us to embrace. All That I Need takes the reader on a wondrous journey of sensual discoveries first made in childhood and imparts the wisdom of maintaining (or re-learning) the ability to be satiated with these small pleasures as we age and eventually face our own mortality. She successfully mixes the contents of Mary Poppins carpet bag with Tinkerbelle’s faery dust, the Boston Red Sox with ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, contemporary musical and literary references and learning to swim as an adult to shine a spot-light on the beauty and delights our lives are meant to be.< Less
THE DIVINE PYMANDER By Hermes Mercurius Trismegistus
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This Book may justly challenge the first place for antiquity, from all the Books in the World, being written some hundreds of years before Moses his time, as I shall endeavour to make good. The... More > Original (as far as is known to us) is Arabic, and several Translations thereof have been published, as Greek, Latin, French, Dutch, etc., but never English before. It is pity the Learned Translator [Dr. Everard] had not lived, and received himself, the honour, and thanks due to him from the Englishmen for his good will to, and pains for them, in translating a Book of such infinite worth, out of the Original, into their Mother tongue. Concerning the Author of the Book itself, Four things are considerable, viz., His Name, Learning, Country, and Time. 1. The name by which he was commonly styled, is Hermes Trismegistus, i.e., Mercurius ter Maximus, or, The thrice greatest Intelligencer.< Less
THE DIVINE PYMANDER By Hermes Mercurius Trismegistus
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This Book may justly challenge the first place for antiquity, from all the Books in the World, being written some hundreds of years before Moses his time, as I shall endeavour to make good. The... More > Original (as far as is known to us) is Arabic, and several Translations thereof have been published, as Greek, Latin, French, Dutch, etc., but never English before. It is pity the Learned Translator [Dr. Everard] had not lived, and received himself, the honour, and thanks due to him from the Englishmen for his good will to, and pains for them, in translating a Book of such infinite worth, out of the Original, into their Mother tongue. Concerning the Author of the Book itself, Four things are considerable, viz., His Name, Learning, Country, and Time. 1. The name by which he was commonly styled, is Hermes Trismegistus, i.e., Mercurius ter Maximus, or, The thrice greatest Intelligencer.< Less
What The Blank Do We Know About the Bible? By Bettye Johnson
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Few people understand the history of the Bible containing the Old Testament and the New Testament. Bettye Johnson became a researcher when she began writing her award-winning book "Secrets of... More > the Magdalene Scrolls" after a trip to southern France. Johnson became intrigued with what she learned and realized that with the primary languages of Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek and Latin that over the two thousand years plus - in each language there have been numerous translations. Johnson also realized that most Christian historians did not look beyond the obvious unobvious. She knew that few people truly understood the history of both the Old Testament and the New Testament and therefore in this book is sharing the information she learned. Welcome to the journey of discovery.< Less
Perspectives in Literature By John Willard
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The word anthology comes to us from the Classical Greek anthos meaning flowers, and logia meaning collection. In time this collection came to be a selection of poems, wise sayings, stories, essays,... More > and chronicles from history. Thus the armchair traveler can learn from the ideas expressed by Socrates in ancient Greece to those of Einstein in modern America. At his fingertips, the reader discovers if his interpretations yield a proper understanding of the diverse and demanding material, especially if he avails himself of the penetrating questions that appear in exercises that follow each selection. By the same means, the pragmatic student facing a standardized test can test his wits and learn to score and rank his ability to handle demanding passages . Both the venturesome explorer and conscientious student may wish to continue to the other books in the series: Perspectives in History, Science and Literature, and Perusals.< Less

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