Antiquity

Stonehenge, a Temple Restor'd to the British Druids

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William Stukeley


Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England never fails to amaze and fascinate; and has been the subject of speculation, research and investigation for…

The Athenian Empire

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George William Cox


The British historian, George W. Cox writes that the "whole duration of the Athenian empire extends over little more than two generatio…

The Book of the Ancient Greeks

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Dorothy Mills


An Introduction to the History and Civilization of Greece from the Coming of the Greeks to the Conquest of Corinth by Rome in 146 B.C.The sp…

Hildebrand and his Times

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William Richard Ward Stephens


W.R.W. Stephens, the Anglican Dean of Winchester, writes a short, lively biography of the great church reformer, Hildebrand of Sovana (1015-…

The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. Part 4. Adonis Attis Osiris. V…

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James Frazer


The sixth volume in the Golden Bough. Frazer continues into the second part of the compilation of analogies dealing with the recurring theme…

The History of Rome, volume 3

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Titus Livius


The History of Rome (Ab Urbe Condita) is a history of ancient Rome, written in Latin by Livy (Titus Livius) between 27 and 9 BC, covering th…

Early Greek Philosophy

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Alfred William Benn


"Man is the measure of all things," said the early Greek philosopher, Protagoras of Abdera. It was in this spirit of humanistic se…

Alexander the Great

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Ada Russell


A relatively brief history of the life and conquests of Alexander the Great. - Summary by KevinS

Coniston Tales

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William Gershom Collingwood


A selection of poems and short prose pieces grounded in the landscape, history and legends of Coniston in the English Lake District. W. G. C…

The Gracchi, Marius and Sulla

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A. H. Beesly


During the last half of the second century B.C. Rome was undisputed mistress of the civilized western world. As the British historian, Augus…

The History of the Church of Christ: Century III

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Joseph Milner


It is certain, that from our Saviour's time to the present, there have ever been persons whose dispositions and lives have been formed by th…

History Of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Vol. 4

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Gaston Maspero


History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria is the masterwork of one of the fathers of modern egyptology. This work, in t…

Malaria: A Neglected Factor in the History of Greece and Rome

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William Henry Samuel Jones


This short book has the objective of showing how important it is to stamp out malaria as soon as possible. Unlike a plague that suddenly tak…

The History of Rome, volume 2

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Titus Livius


The History of Rome (Ab Urbe Condita) is a history of ancient Rome, written in Latin by Livy (Titus Livius) between 27 and 9 BC, covering th…

Aztec Ruins National Monument, New Mexico

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Julian Corbett and John M. Corbett


This U.S. National Park Service historical handbook from 1962 introduces the reader to the history, geography, and archaeology of the Aztec …

Malaria in Greek History

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William Henry Samuel Jones


This book is an attempt to correct and develop the theory proposed tentatively in the little work Malaria. Put briefly, this theory is as fo…

The Bible History Volume 2: The Exodus and the Wanderings in the Wilderness

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Alfred Edersheim


The period covered by the central books of the Pentateuch is, in many respects, the most important in Old Testament history, not only so far…

The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. Part 5. The Spirits Of The Cor…

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James Frazer


The seventh volume in The Golden Bough series by Sir James George Frazer. The figure of the dying and reviving god in Oriental religions of …

Christianity in the Apostolic Age

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George Purves


The purpose of this volume, A history of Christianity in the Apostolic Age, is strictly historical. At the same time brief accounts of the N…

Ιστορίαι (Histories) Βιβλίον 6 (Book 6)

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Thucydides


Η Ιστορία του Θουκυδίδη εξιστορεί τα πρώτα 20 χρόνια του πολέμου μεταξύ της Αθήνας και της Σπάρτης, που κράτησε από το 431 μέχρι το 404 π.Χ.…

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