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Romulus By Jacob Abbott
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The Letters Of Romulus By David Spartan
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Romulus is a man with a vision, a vision to see a city become a Legend. But he suffers from a broken heart caused by the departure of his mother. Driven to pursue greatness but filled with a longing... More > to be reunited with his mother Romulus forges himself a place in history which few will ever forget.< Less
The Letters Of Romulus By David Spartan
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Romulus is a man with a vision, a vision to see a city become a Legend. But he suffers from a broken heart caused by the departure of his mother. Driven to pursue greatness but filled with a longing... More > to be reunited with his mother Romulus forges himself a place in history which few will ever forget.< Less
Romulus: Illustrated By Jacob Abbott
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The book "Romulus" by Jacob Abbott nowadays is in the public domain, but a great work has been done by Publisher to this version to make an electronic book that contrasts favorably to the... More > original version. A lot of errors that exist in the free versions have been corrected; proper navigation is available or shortly, the ASCII text has been converted into a proper e-book. And the most important, in addition to original illustrations were added many new illustrations that help us to see how the History comes to Life.< Less
History of Romulus By Jacob Abbott
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The story starts with the earliest legends and the Aeneid, which tells of the destruction of Troy and the founding of the first settlements in the Italian Peninsula by fleeing survivors. The story of... More > Romulus and his twin brother Remus, children of Rhea Silvia, then takes center stage—with the author always careful to point out to the reader what is verifiable fact and what is myth. The founding of Rome, its first government, the carrying off of the Sabine women, and the organization of the city-state are among the vast number of topics covered in this sweeping overview, which remains highly readable because of its personal focus on the life of Romulus. In this way, the reader acquires a complete picture of Romulus while simultaneously being given a highly satisfying sweep of history, the importance of myth and historical accuracy, and the origins of the greatest of all of the classical civilizations.< Less
History of Romulus By Jacob Abbott
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The story starts with the earliest legends and the Aeneid, which tells of the destruction of Troy and the founding of the first settlements in the Italian Peninsula by fleeing survivors. The story of... More > Romulus and his twin brother Remus, children of Rhea Silvia, then takes center stage—with the author always careful to point out to the reader what is verifiable fact and what is myth. The founding of Rome, its first government, the carrying off of the Sabine women, and the organization of the city-state are among the vast number of topics covered in this sweeping overview, which remains highly readable because of its personal focus on the life of Romulus. In this way, the reader acquires a complete picture of Romulus while simultaneously being given a highly satisfying sweep of history, the importance of myth and historical accuracy, and the origins of the greatest of all of the classical civilizations.< Less
The History of Romulus By Jacob Abbott
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Romulus was the first king of Rome. The story is one of love, rape, treachery, and murder. The story of Romulus, his twin brother Remus, and the founding of the city of Rome is one of the most... More > familiar legends about the Eternal City. The basic legend of how Romulus came to be the first king of Rome begins with the god Mars impregnating a Vestal Virgin named Rhea Silvia, daughter of a rightful, but deposed king. After the birth of Mars' sons Romulus and Remus, the king orders them to be left to die in the Tiber River. When the basket in which the twins were placed washes up on shore, a wolf suckles them until the shepherd Faustulus finds the twins and brings them into his home. When they grow up, Romulus and Remus restore the throne of Alba Longa to its rightful ruler, their grandfather. Then they set out to found their own city. Sibling rivalry leads Romulus to slay his brother. Romulus then becomes the first king and founder of the city of Rome. Rome is named after him.< Less
Ghost-hunting for the Sensible Investigator By Romulus Crowe
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Are you a ghost hunter or a gadget collector? Do you really want to find proof of life after death, or do you just want to spend money on electronics? This book shows what you really need to start up... More > as a ghosthunter. Not too much equipment, but a lot of common sense, persistence and a sensible approach to the investigation of the paranormal. Don't blow your budget on unneccessary equipment, don't waste night after night in pointless locations. Read this first. Then lose the gadgets, and find the ghosts. 32pages, 6 b/w photos.< Less
Ghosthunting for the Sensible Investigator, second edition. By Romulus Crowe
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In the five years since the first edition there has been no progress at all in research into ghosts and related phenomena. In fact, it appears that ghosthunting is now more about reality TV and... More > entertainment than about any serious research. Modern 'investigations' seem designed to show off new gadgetry rather than to obtain any form of actual data. This second edition consists of a collection of essays by an author infuriated by the abandonment of even the most basic of research principles and the ridiculous insistence that buying more unproven gadgetry will somehow enhance success. You will not agree with everything in this book. It is not here to be agreed with. It is here to start you thinking like an investigator rather than a TV presenter. Most of all, it is here to save you money.< Less
Ghosthunting for the Sensible Investigator - Second Edition By Romulus Crowe
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In the five years since the first edition there has been no progress at all in research into ghosts and related phenomena. In fact, it appears that ghosthunting is now more about reality TV and... More > entertainment than about any serious research. Modern 'investigations' seem designed to show off new gadgetry rather than to obtain any form of actual data. This second edition consists of a collection of essays by an author infuriated by the abandonment of even the most basic of research principles and by the ridiculous insistence that buying more unproven gadgetry will somehow enhance success. You will not agree with everything in this book. It is not here to be agreed with. It is here to start you thinking like an investigator rather than a TV presenter. Most of all, it is here to save you money.< Less