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History of the Wars. Books III-IV. (Vandalic War). by Procopius Procopius

By Procopius Procopius

Прокопий Кесарийский (между 490 г. и 507 г., в городе Кесария, — после 562 г.), знаменитый византийский писатель. Из сенаторской аристократии. В 527 г. стал советником полководца Велисария. Прокопий участвовал в походах против персов, вандалов и остготов. В официозных сочинениях — «Истории войн» императора Юстиниана I, в eight книгах (1-2 книги «Война с персами», 3-4 «Война с вандалами» и 5-8 «Война с готами», завершено в 553 г., основано на личных впечатлениях) и «О постройках» (553—555 гг., описание строительства при Юстиниане I) — Прокопий прославлял императора Юстиниана I. Однако, Прокопий также написал памфлет, направленный против него и его жены Феодоры («Тайная история», около 550). Литературным образцом для Прокопия служил историк Фукидид. Сочинения Прокопия — важнейший источник по истории Византии и соседних государств конца V — VI вв., в том числе по истории славянских вторжений на Балканы.
Из семи томов сочинений Прокопия Кесарийского изданных в серии «The Loeb Classical Library» «Истории войн» включена в первые пять томов (другие сочинения Прокопия — в VI томе «Тайная история» и в VII томе «О постройках»).

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Something Wicked by David Roberts

By David Roberts

Lord Edward Corinth's fiance, Verity Browne, returns from Prague with suspected tuberculosis. the single healing for TB in 1938 is relaxation and a nutritious diet so she is going to a personal hospital in Henley-on- Thames run by means of a Cambridge buddy of Edward's. in the meantime, Edward investigates a chain of murders with a Henley connection. His dentist, Eric Silver, has been murdered - presently after sharing with Edward, his ultimate sufferer, his suspicions in regards to the deaths of 3 of his aged sufferers. Silver had pointed out an entomological connection among the deaths. normal Lowther had had a center assault consuming a wine referred to as Clos des Mouches, Hermione Totteridge, a widely known gardener, have been poisoned by means of the hot insecticide with which she have been experimenting, and James Herold were stung to loss of life through his bees.Edward is going to stick with his outdated pal Harry Makin inherited a identify and a estate in Henley. His research involves an exhilarating climax in the course of what many think may be the final Henley Royal Regatta ahead of a brand new ecu conflict. either Edward and Verity face loss of life from somebody, or anything, depraved. 'A vintage homicide secret with as complicated a plot as you will wish for and a most tasty pair of beginner sleuths' ("Sweet Poison"), Charles Osborne, writer of "The lifestyles and Crimes of Agatha Christie". 'This is a witty and meticulous game of the category- ridden center England of the 1930s...a excellent instance of golden-age secret traditions with the cobwebs swept away' - ("Bones of the Buried") "Guardian". 'The plot is either complex and enchanting, like Poirot at the excessive seas, and lovingly recorded through an writer with a meticulous eye and a tremendous experience of enjoyable' Michael Dobbs.

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The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman by H. G. (herbert George) Wells

By H. G. (herbert George) Wells

This e-book used to be switched over from its actual variation to the electronic structure by means of a group of volunteers. you'll locate it at no cost on the net. buy of the Kindle version comprises instant delivery.About the AuthorBorn Herbert George Wells in Kent in 1866, H. G. Wells used to be an outspoken socialist and pacifist, whose works prompted a few controversy. he's extra widely recognized as a technological know-how fiction author for the novels that he released among 1895 and 1901: The Time computer, The Island of general practitioner Moreau, The Invisible guy, The struggle of the Worlds, whilst the Sleeper Wakes and the 1st males within the Moon. All, apart from while the Sleeper Wakes, were made into films.Along with Jules Verne, H. G. Wells is usually referred to as 'the Father of technological know-how Fiction'. His later novels have been extra lifelike and he wrote many genres, together with modern novels, historical past and social remark. H. G. Wells died in 1946. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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Hunting with the Bow & Arrow by Saxton Pope

By Saxton Pope

This vintage unique published in 1923, tells the story of the writer and his acquaintances who took up looking deer with the bow and arrow within the overdue teen's and went directly to harvest Cougar, Black undergo, Dall Sheep, Moose, Grizzly endure, and Kodiak undergo with their simple hand-crafted wood bows and arrows. Dr. Pope informs you ways to make your personal take on too. This treatise at once and ultimately encouraged the hundreds of thousands and now thousands of sportsmen to absorb looking with the bow and arrow. it's considered as the bible of recent bowhunting. This version is the 1st paperback of this name in 26 years. This vital identify has now not been to be had in any shape for 7 years.

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