Historical
epub |eng | | Author:Nicky Nielsen [Nicky Nielsen]

‘ I send as your greeting-gift a beautiful royal chariot outfitted for me, and 2 white horses, also outfitted for me, 1 chariot not outfitted and 1 seal of genuine ...
( Category: Royalty September 22,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ilkka Syvanne [Ilkka Syvanne]

6.4The War against the Macriani 260/261–262 ²³ The reasons why the Macriani and Ballista rose in revolt are shrouded in mystery. One possible reason could be that Gallienus refused to ...
( Category: Rome September 22,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Paolo de Ruggiero [Paolo de Ruggiero]

“I believe nothing ever happened that was crueller than this barter: trading death for death, they killed those they handed over just like those that they were given, but they ...
( Category: Rome September 22,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-04-29 | Author:John Hussey [HUSSEY, JOHN]

CHAPTER 13 ‘Within the Memory of Man There Has Been No Victory so Great as This’: John to Sarah, 14 August 1704 MARLBOROUGH SPENT PART of the night in prayer. ...
( Category: Military September 22,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Peter Conradi & Peter Conradi

Despite the crucial rule he had played in helping the future King since their first meeting in his Harley Street consulting room in 1926, Logue had been careful to maintain ...
( Category: Royalty September 21,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Beezy Marsh

15 Ethel Newcastle upon Tyne, January 1924 It was such a grand place, with its chandelier, arched alcoves and polished wooden floor, that Ethel felt like a princess as she ...
( Category: Marriage September 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2016-09-19 | Author:Barrett, Anthony A.; Fantham, Elaine; Yardley, John C.

VI THE GREAT FIRE INTRODUCTION The major fire that broke out in Rome in AD 64 marked an important turning point in Nero’s reign and had political repercussions that went ...
( Category: Rome September 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-22 | Author:Donald Spoto [Spoto, Donald]

KAZAN (off-camera): Okay, Paul—tell us, which of you guys are the girls going to go after? You or Jimmy? Newman, caught off-guard, tries to come up with an answer, but ...
( Category: Biographies September 20,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Nina Sankovitch

18 1853–1861 Though the cause of Evil prosper, yet ’tis Truth alone is strong, And, albeit she wander outcast now, I see around her throng Troops of beautiful, tall angels, ...
( Category: United States September 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2016-01-12 | Author:Dawn Anahid MacKeen [MacKeen, Dawn Anahid]

The Desert’s End 1916 “YOU ARE BEING SENT BACK HOME,” a Chechen guard announced. “The deportations have ended, but to avoid overcrowding on the roads, you will return in small ...
( Category: Middle Eastern September 19,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Reidy, Joseph P.;

Chapter 8 The Blessings of a Home In late March 1864, Henry Clay Bruce and his fiancée executed a bold escape from their owners in central Missouri to Leavenworth, Kansas. ...
( Category: African-American Studies September 18,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Stephen Kinzer

11 We Must Always Remember to Thank the CIA “Capture green bug for future reference,” Ambassador Clare Boothe Luce wrote during one of her LSD adventures. “Do you hear the ...
( Category: United States September 17,2019 )
azw3, epub |eng | 2019-08-21 | Author:Samuel Pepys

29th (King’s birth­day and Res­taur­a­tion day). Waked with the ringing of the bells all over the towne; so up be­fore five o’clock, and to the of­fice, where we met, and ...
( Category: Authors September 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-09-09 | Author:James Poniewozik [Poniewozik, James]

FOX SERVED AS a kind of test-market for Trump’s political opinions, a real-time feedback mechanism to see what best unleashed the gut passions of the audience and kept the camera ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents September 12,2019 )
epub |eng | 2016-12-05 | Author:James Thomas Flexner

* The term cabinet, although too useful not to be used here, was not current during most of Washington’s Presidency. TWENTY-NINE The Social Man (1789) The aspect of the Presidency ...
( Category: American Revolution September 6,2019 )