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Sacred Weapons, Profane Enemies: Saint John Paul II's War on Communism By Geoff Bardell
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The book tells the story of how Saint John Paul II politically deployed sacred weapons and profane enemies in his war on communism. The effects of his deployment – chiefly during his three... More > pilgrimages to communist Poland – were to evoke and refashion nationalist and religious cultural memories shaped over centuries and thereby influence the prevailing political culture of opposition. In his doing so, the Polish Pope inspired the opposition to peacefully and successfully challenge a communist regime that had at its disposal a full panoply of repressive forces. The Pope’s sacred weapons were above all the powerful myths and symbols attached to holy figures, wars, insurrections and martyrdom, and the potent rituals of anniversary commemorations, holy masses, beatifications, canonizations and pilgrimages afforded to him as head of the Roman Catholic Church. Poland’s profane enemies were the Jewish, German and Russian Enemies and the powerful myths and symbols associated with them.< Less
The Wars of Julius Caesar: Complete Works By Julius Caesar
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The Wars of Julius Caesar: Complete Works. He is often considered the greatest man in history. He invented strategy and changed the shape of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar's legacy survives not... More > only in his conquests and buildings, but in his books as well. "The Wars of of Julius Caesar" reunites his best known works, "The Gallic Wars" and "The Civil Wars" with the other three that are less known, but attributed to Caesar: "The African Wars", "The Alexandrian Wars" and "The Hispanic Wars", which may have been written by Aulus Hirtius. All works in this illustrated edition are translated by W. A. McDevitte and W. S. Bohn. Beyond its importance as a source document for military and Roman history, It is also of interest because of his first-hand observations of the Celtic tribes that he was waging war on. For instance, refer to Book 6, which contains a long passage about Gaulish society, the Druids, and his famous description of the original burning man ritual.< Less
M'lady Brigid of Kildare--a one act play By Mary L. Reindorp
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This one act play takes audiences back in time to Ireland, about 500 C.E. The High King is trying to get the war lords to unite under his command to ward off an impending invasion by the Germanic... More > tribes that have just overrun the Celts on the neighboring Island of Briton. St. Patrick has recently arrived introducing Roman Christianity. Before Patrick’s sojourn, Celtic Christianity had already spread in Ireland for hundreds of years. Celtic Christians, followers of Pelagius, lived in peace with the Druids, the spiritual leaders of Ireland, valuing each other’s wisdom and teachings. The people are not keen on giving up their ancient gods and goddesses, their love of the faerie folk, and their rituals that celebrate the seasons. Brigid of Kildare knew her people and, respecting their ancient ways, sought a way to keep the best of the old as she shared her love of Jesus and his ways with them. She lived, believing that the church leaders in Rome would value her work and her people.< Less
Север - прародина индоевропейцев By С. В. ЖАРНИКОВА
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The book of the "North - a proto-homeland of the Indo-Europeans." is devoted to research of an ancestral home Indo-European peoples: Indian, Iranian, Slavic, Baltic, Germanic, Celtic,... More > Roman, Albanian, Armenian and Greek language groups. The birth of their rituals and traditions.This problem faces to a science enough long time. The given encyclopedic work answers the such question. The book was written in 1989-90 but in Russia could not be posted. Since that time, there were additional materials, confirming the view of the authors.< Less
East Europe as a proto-homeland of the Indo-Europeans By A.G.Vinogradov S.V.Zharnikova
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The book of the outstanding researchers A.G.Vinogradov and S.V.Zharnikova "Proto-homeland of the Indo-Europeans" is devoted to research of an ancestral home Indo-European peoples: Indian,... More > Iranian, Slavic, Baltic, Germanic, Celtic, Roman, Albanian, Armenian and Greek language groups. The second part of this great work is devoted to the archaeology ofthe Indo-European homeland. The birth of their rituals and traditions.This problem faces to a science enough long time. The given encyclopedic work answers the such question. The book was written in 1989-90g. but in Russia could not be posted. Since that time, there were additional materials, confirming the view of the authors.< Less
Север - прародина индоевропейцев By С. В. ЖАРНИКОВА
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North - a proto-homeland of the Indo-Europeans. The book of the "North - a proto-homeland of the Indo-Europeans." is devoted to research of an ancestral home Indo-European peoples: Indian,... More > Iranian, Slavic, Baltic, Germanic, Celtic, Roman, Albanian, Armenian and Greek language groups. The birth of their rituals and traditions.This problem faces to a science enough long time. The given encyclopedic work answers the such question. The book was written in 1989-90 but in Russia could not be posted. Since that time, there were additional materials, confirming the view of the authors.< Less
АРХЕОЛОГИЯ ПРАРОДИНЫ ИНДОЕВРОПЕЙЦЕВ By С. В. ЖАРНИКОВА
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The book of the outstanding researchers A. G. Vinogradov and S. V. Zharnikova "Proto-homeland of the Indo-Europeans" is devoted to research of an ancestral home Indo-European peoples:... More > Indian, Iranian, Slavic, Baltic, Germanic, Celtic, Roman, Albanian, Armenian and Greek language groups. The second part of this great work is devoted to the archaeology ofthe Indo-European homeland. The birth of their rituals and traditions.This problem faces to a science enough long time. The given encyclopedic work answers the such question. The book was written in 1989-90g. but in Russia could not be posted. Since that time, there were additional materials, confirming the view of the authors.< Less
ВОСТОЧНАЯ ЕВРОПА КАК ПРАРОДИНА ИНДОЕВРОПЕЙЦЕВ By С.В. ЖАРНИКОВА
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The book of the outstanding researchers A.G.Vinogradov and S.V.Zharnikova "Proto-homeland of the Indo-Europeans" is devoted to research of an ancestral home Indo-European peoples: Indian,... More > Iranian, Slavic, Baltic, Germanic, Celtic, Roman, Albanian, Armenian and Greek language groups. The second part of this great work is devoted to the archaeology ofthe Indo-European homeland. The birth of their rituals and traditions.This problem faces to a science enough long time. The given encyclopedic work answers the such question. The book was written in 1989-90g. but in Russia could not be posted. Since that time, there were additional materials, confirming the view of the authors.< Less

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