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The Age of Innocence By Edith Wharton
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The Age of Innocence is a 1920 novel by Edith Wharton. The work won for her a Pulitzer Prize in fiction that same year. The novel is set in the middle and upper classes of 1870s Old New York.... More > Newland Archer, a lawyer set to enter into a marriage with the seemingly naïve but beautiful May Welland, must re-consider his choice with the intrusion of recently divorced Countless Ellen Olenska, May's cousin. A Blind Eye Publishing Literature Classic.< Less
Age of the King By Bart Tilton
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Then came the final battle, a huge military force headed through the Middle East with one purpose; they were going to crush Israel. This is what brought mankind to the moment of their new beginning.... More > The King and his army of Messengers decimated the forces that had come together against Israel. After the war the Messengers replaced the government leaders throughout the world and the Messengers only serve the King. The King made his home in Israel where he built a new temple on the hill called Golgotha.< Less
The Age of Shakespeare By Algernon Charles Swinburne
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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: Algernon Charles Swinburne (5 April 1837 – 10 April 1909)... More > was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic. He wrote several novels and collections of poetry such as Poems and Ballads, and contributed to the famous Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. A controversial figure at the time, Swinburne was a sado-masochist and alcoholic and was obsessed with the Middle Ages and lesbianism.Swinburne wrote about many taboo topics, such as lesbianism, cannibalism, sado-masochism, and anti-theism. His poems have many common motifs, such as the Ocean, Time, and Death. Several historical people are featured in his poems, such as Sappho ("Sapphics"), Anactoria ("Anactoria"), Jesus ("Hymn to Proserpine": Galilaee, La. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algernon_Charles_Swinburne< Less
The Age of Longing By Colin Huggett
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Told in the first person, this is not a conventional novel, the plot itself being minimal - though it has a beginning, middle and end - and carried along on the emotionally explicit narrative... More > detailing the passion a man has for a younger woman. After a faltering, self-conscious start, he finally strikes up a relationship with her, during which we are taken further into the dependence she holds for him, while she in turn continues to remain out of reach despite the intimacy that develops between them. Eventually, in various twists and turns he finds increasingly hard to bear, she breaks off the relationship, leaving him distraught and on the verge of the emotional collapse alluded to in the opening paragraph of the piece, and which is again taken up in the concluding sentences that bring the story full circle.< Less
A Wind Age By Delaney Carpenter
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Set on the historical backdrop of the Middle Ages at the turn of the first millennium, begins the Sarcian Legacy and the telling of the Sybil Prophecy. Her parents murdered and herself sold into... More > slavery by a violent and cruel baron, Princess Andrea travels through Europe with the Viking horde led by the dark and heroic Sveinn Sumarlithr. Michel’s only calling in life is to be a physician but his father, the callous Duke Gervaise, abhors the medicine men and seeks to quell his youngest son’s aspirations. Fleeing from his father, Michel makes his way across the West Frankish Kingdom, fulfilling his dream while running for his life. When his village is ravaged by Vikings, Rhys is kidnapped and taken back to their homeland where he is adopted by his captor and taught the life of a Viking warrior. Through daring escapes and savage battles, Andrea, Michel and Rhys find each other and a common goal leads them to discover the place they can all call home: Sarcia.< Less
A Wind Age By Delaney Carpenter
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Set on the historical backdrop of the Middle Ages at the turn of the first millennium, begins the Sarcian Legacy and the telling of the Sybil Prophecy. Her parents murdered and herself sold into... More > slavery by a violent and cruel baron, Princess Andrea travels through Europe with the Viking horde led by the dark and heroic Sveinn Sumarlithr. Michel’s only calling in life is to be a physician but his father, the callous Duke Gervaise, abhors the medicine men and seeks to quell his youngest son’s aspirations. Fleeing from his father, Michel makes his way across the West Frankish Kingdom, fulfilling his dream while running for his life. When his village is ravaged by Vikings, Rhys is kidnapped and taken back to their homeland where he is adopted by his captor and taught the life of a Viking warrior. Through daring escapes and savage battles, Andrea, Michel and Rhys find each other and a common goal leads them to discover the place they can all call home: Sarcia.< Less
Bulfinch’s Mythology, All Volumes: "Age of Fable," "The Age of Chivalry," "The Boy Inventor," "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages," "Poetry of the Age of Fable" "Oregon and Eldorado, or Romance of the Rivers," (Hardcover) By Thomas Bulfinch
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Thomas Bulfinch's compendium of Greek, Norse and Anglo-Saxon myths and legends offers superb insight into the origins, themes and contexts of ancient stories. This edition unites all volumes into a... More > single, overarching text perfect for referencing, and inclusive of a lengthy, comprehensive glossary. Bulfinch's Mythology is a crucial text for enthusiasts of ancient myths and lore, as well as students and teachers of classics or ancient literature. It offers a well-researched, literate and comprehensive narration upon legends both renowned and obscure, with insight into the cultures and societies which birthed these stories plentiful. A large portion of this work concerns the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. All the famous characters of Arthurian lore are present; Lancelot, Merlin, Queen Guinevere (Guenever), Tristham and Isolde, Percival and others make their due appearance.< Less
Bulfinch’s Mythology, All Volumes: "Age of Fable," "The Age of Chivalry," "The Boy Inventor," "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages," "Poetry of the Age of Fable" "Oregon and Eldorado, or Romance of the Rivers," By Thomas Bulfinch
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Thomas Bulfinch's compendium of Greek, Norse and Anglo-Saxon myths and legends offers superb insight into the origins, themes and contexts of ancient stories. This edition unites all volumes into a... More > single, overarching text perfect for referencing, and inclusive of a lengthy, comprehensive glossary. Bulfinch's Mythology is a crucial text for enthusiasts of ancient myths and lore, as well as students and teachers of classics or ancient literature. It offers a well-researched, literate and comprehensive narration upon legends both renowned and obscure, with insight into the cultures and societies which birthed these stories plentiful. A large portion of this work concerns the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. All the famous characters of Arthurian lore are present; Lancelot, Merlin, Queen Guinevere (Guenever), Tristham and Isolde, Percival and others make their due appearance.< Less
Primordial Strength Systems Middle Age Explosive Power Endurance Training Volume One By Steven Helmicki
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Primordial's beginning Middle Age strength training programming that develops athletic, functionally strong people who want to live without limits. Train to Live Well. Period.
Germany in the Early Middle Ages: 476 – 1250 – The History and Lives of the Frankish and Teutonic Kings (Hardcover) By William Stubbs
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This history of Germany in the Dark Ages and Medieval eras chronicles the birth and progress of the nation through a series of short biographies of Frankish and Teutonic kings. The area which spans... More > modern Germany is the author's main concern, with foreign policy and events outside this geography mentioned only sparingly. We are led through centuries of development beginning with the collapse of the Western Roman Empire and the subsequent rise of the Frankish people. Most notably under King Charlemagne, the Franks restored order to the continent and began to organize their territories in a manner that would eventually result in feudalism. This process of social, economic and organizational change is charted through a long line of kings who ruled during and after the Frankish Empire. Their most noteworthy accomplishments, and their costliest flaws, are chronicled in a manner which strives to be even-handed.< Less

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