Ancient
epub |eng | 2014-05-31 | Author:Reimer, David [Reimer David]

Now remove the ninth; in other words, subtract 2 from 18. The Egyptians would do this by completing 2 to 18. The answer is 16. All that’s left to do ...
( Category: Counting & Numeration June 1,2014 )
epub |eng | 2006-10-30 | Author:Michael Kulikowski [Kulikowski, Michael]

Valens’ Three Gothic Campaigns In the first campaign, launched in summer 367, Valens crossed the river at Daphne on a bridge of boats, which suggests that the Constantinian bridge from ...
( Category: Rome May 29,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2009-05-14 | Author:John R. Hale [Hale, John R.]

THE SICILIAN EXPEDITION, 415-413 B.C. He went peacefully, leaving Nicias and Lamachus in charge of the expedition. At one of the landing places on the Italian coast, however, Alcibiades eluded ...
( Category: Naval May 29,2014 )
epub |eng | 2006-03-01 | Author:Karen Armstrong [Armstrong, Karen]

A spiritual vacuum had also opened up in India, and new sages worked energetically, even desperately, to find a fresh solution. By the late fifth century, the doctrine of karma, ...
( Category: General May 29,2014 )
epub |eng | 2010-04-13 | Author:Nick Bunker [Bunker, Nick]

CONVOYS TO RUSSIA On October 20, 1621, boatmen on the Thames saw moored in the river five ships that had recently returned from the distant north. They came from the ...
( Category: State & Local May 29,2014 )
mobi, azw3, epub |eng | 2010-07-13 | Author:Robert L. O'Connell [O'Connell, Robert L.]

[5] As the sun rose on Tuesday, the second day in August, the scarlet tunic signifying battle could be seen displayed above the tent of Terentius Varro, whose turn it ...
( Category: Italy May 29,2014 )
epub |eng | 2005-01-02 | Author:Robin Lane Fox [Fox, Robin Lane]

33 The World of Cicero Suppose I manage to make even Caesar who is riding on the crest of the wave just now a better citizen, am I harming the ...
( Category: Early Civilization May 29,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2010-10-11 | Author:Ian Morris [Morris, Ian]

DIFFERENT RIVERS History looked to be repeating itself. In the first century CE Western social development had risen to a hard ceiling around forty-three points, strained against it, and set ...
( Category: Historic May 29,2014 )
epub |eng | 1997-09-15 | Author:Jared M. Diamond [Diamond, Jared M.]

MY EXAMPLES SO far have been drawn from modern technologies, because their histories are well known. My two main conclusions are that technology develops cumulatively, rather than in isolated heroic ...
( Category: General May 29,2014 )
epub |eng | 2001-01-02 | Author:Arthur Herman [Herman, Arthur]

But the Scots and Scotch Irish laity loved it, and it became the hallmark of Southern—and American—religion from then until the present. It also forged a link between the Presbyterian ...
( Category: England May 29,2014 )
epub |eng | 2010-09-15 | Author:Adrienne Mayor [Mayor, Adrienne]

FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN Mithradates also celebrated his victory over Murena with a solemn ritual, a mountaintop fire ceremony to thank Zeus and Mithra. Appian described this ceremony, which he ...
( Category: Royalty May 27,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-09-01 | Author:Aloys Winterling [Winterling, Aloys]

RESHAPING THE EMPEROR’S ROLE The conspiracy of Agrippina, Livilla, and Lepidus had presented Caligula with the same threat in extreme form that had always been present under the rule of ...
( Category: History & Theory May 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2009-10-23 | Author:Diana Preston [Preston, Diana]

*An American academic proved in a series of experiments in the 1950s that whole pearls do not dissolve. He suggested that just perhaps the story was based on Cleopatra’s using ...
( Category: Africa May 26,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2011-07-13 | Author:Kenny, Anthony [Kenny, Anthony]

RELATION OF WISDOM TO UNDERSTANDING What is the use of wisdom and philosophy? 12. One might wonder whether these virtues are of any use. Philosophical understanding does not focus on ...
( Category: Greece May 16,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2004-06-30 | Author:Aristotle

P THE ATHLOTHETAE (Chapter 60) Having completed his survey of officials appointed annually by lot our author turns to officials of other kinds, in this chapter a board which was ...
( Category: General May 16,2014 )

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