Lost to the WestLost to the West
Lars Brownworth
Filled with unforgettable stories of emperors, generals, and religious patriarchs, as well as fascinating glimpses into the life of the ordinary citizen, Lost to the West reveals how much we owe to the Byzantine Empire that was the equal of any in its achievements, appetites, and enduring legacy. For more than a millennium, Byzantium reigned as the ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2010-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780307407962

In Distant LandsIn Distant Lands
Lars Brownworth
In the late fall of 1095 Pope Urban II gave a speech in Clermont, France and set all of Europe into motion. As many as a hundred and fifty thousand people eventually responded to the call, leaving everything they knew behind to undertake what appeared to be a fool’s mission: marching several thousand miles into enemy territory to reconquer Jerusa ...
Number of pages: 260 | Publication Date: 2017-04-10 | ISBN-13: 9781909979505

The NormansThe Normans
Lars Brownworth
"Lars Brownworth’s The Normans is like a gallop through the Middle Ages on a fast warhorse. It is rare to find an author who takes on a subject so broad and so complex, while delivering a book that is both fast-paced and readable." Bill Yenne, author of Julius Caesar: Lessons in Leadership from the Great Conqueror; Hap Arnold: The General Who Inv ...
Number of pages: 254 | Publication Date: 2014-07-02 | ISBN-13: 9781909979086

The Sea WolvesThe Sea Wolves
Lars Brownworth
In AD 793 Norse warriors struck the English isle of Lindisfarne and laid waste to it. Wave after wave of Norse ‘sea-wolves’ followed in search of plunder, land, or a glorious death in battle. Much of the British Isles fell before their swords, and the continental capitals of Paris and Aachen were sacked in turn. Turning east, they swept down th ...
Number of pages: 300 | Publication Date: 2014-12-24 | ISBN-13: 9781909979123

1177 B.C.1177 B.C.
Eric H. Cline
In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end. ...
Number of pages: 264 | Publication Date: 2015-09-22 | ISBN-13: 9780691168388

The Storm Before the StormThe Storm Before the Storm
Mike Duncan
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The creator of the award-winning podcast series The History of Rome and Revolutions brings to life the bloody battles, political machinations, and human drama that set the stage for the fall of the Roman Republic.The Roman Republic was one of the most remarkable achievements in the history of civilization. Beginning as a s ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2018-10-16 | ISBN-13: 9781541724037

A Cabinet of Byzantine CuriositiesA Cabinet of Byzantine Curiosities
Anthony Kaldellis
Weird, decadent, degenerate, racially mixed, superstitious, theocratic, effeminate, and even hyper-literate, Byzantium has long been regarded by many as one big curiosity. According to Voltaire, it represented "a worthless collection of miracles, a disgrace for the human mind"; for Hegel, it was "a disgusting picture of imbecility."A Cabinet of Byz ...
Number of pages: 248 | Publication Date: 2017-10-02 | ISBN-13: 9780190625948

History of the VikingsHistory of the Vikings
Captivating History
Explore the Captivating History of the Vikings!The predominant modern image of the mighty Viking warriors has become that of the warmonger and marauding berserker. In popular culture, the Norsemen, portrayed as giant, sword-wielding men with flowing hair and bushy beards, have been reduced to a one-dimensional tribe of ruthless warriors, who cared ...
Number of pages: 116 | Publication Date: 2018-11-07 | ISBN-13: 9781729693032

Ragnar Lothbrok and a History of the VikingsRagnar Lothbrok and a History of the Vikings
Noah Brown
Ragnar Lothbrok was a legendary warrior who left a legacy among the Vikings like none other.Today's popular TV Show may have popularized Ragnar's story but the real facts are not very well known. Discover the truth behind this Viking Warrior and the rich history of the VikingsTopics Included in this Book: The Legend of Ragnar Lothbrok Vikings in E ...
Number of pages: 306 | Publication Date: 2017-05-24 | ISBN-13: 9781548850951

Saxons, Vikings, and CeltsSaxons, Vikings, and Celts
Bryan Sykes
From the best-selling author of The Seven Daughters of Eve, a perfect book for anyone interested in the genetic history of Britain, Ireland, and America. One of the world's leading geneticists, Bryan Sykes has helped thousands find their ancestry in the British Isles. Saxons, Vikings, and Celts, which resulted from a systematic ten-year DNA survey ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2007-12-17 | ISBN-13: 9780393330755

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