Ace Lewis International Agent

Author: Kyle Cicero
ISBN: 9781934625798
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In today's dangerous world of espionage and counter-espionage, Ace Lewis is known as the best. An engagingly seductive Lothario, he always gets the job done, while getting the man as well. But this time Ace may have trouble as the illusive fat man is on the prowl and plots are hatching that will test this sexy agent's skills. Can Ace foil the wiley schemes of this dangerous foe or will the top man in his field learn, for the first time, how it feels to fall victim to the flip side in their macho contest of wills?

Handbook To Life In Ancient Rome

Author: Lesley Adkins
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0816074828
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Describes the people, places, and events of Ancient Rome, describing travel, trade, language, religion, economy, industry and more, from the days of the Republic through the High Empire period and beyond.

Ghost Lovers

Author: Kyle Cicero
Publisher: The Nazca Plains Corporation
ISBN: 1610982509
File Size: 79,23 MB
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"Ghost Lovers" explores the intimate encounters between those of this world and those inhabiting the realm of the dead. A rookie cop meets up with the spirit of a deceased leather master when he is assigned to patrol a former bondage club that is slated for destruction. A temperamental porn star who insists he only 'tops' commits a fatal error when he mocks a deceased 'top' star of an earlier era. Follow the adventures of a fraternity president when he makes the mistake of assuming that a house was deserted. A gumshoe in 1948 New York City takes on a case that 'takes him on'. Then go back to the Roman era in the age of Augustus for a story about two enemies and the time they spent in a forest after brutal battle. Finally we conclude with a bizarre tale entitled "I Stalked The Undead."

Vergil S Political Commentary

Author: Leendert Weeda
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110456133
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Vergil’s commentary on political issues is discussed after analyzing the whole of the poet’s work. His political engagement – noticeable in much of his work, is clear. The new notion of the functional model, which the poet often used when making a political statement is introduced. New interpretations of a number of the Eclogues and passages of the Georgics and the Aeneid are given.

The Cambridge Companion To The Writings Of Julius Caesar

Author: Luca Grillo
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107023416
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Well-known as a brilliant general and politician, Caesar also played a fundamental role in the formation of the Latin literary language and history of Latin Literature. This volume provides both a clear introduction to Caesar as a man of letters and a fresh re-assessment of his literary achievements.

The Romans In 100 Facts

Author: Jem Duducu
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445649713
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Jem Duducu condenses the colossal story of the Romans into 100 accessible facts in this fun introduction to the Roman Empire.

Performance Memory And Processions In Ancient Rome

Author: Jacob A. Latham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316692426
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The pompa circensis, the procession which preceded the chariot races in the arena, was both a prominent political pageant and a hallowed religious ritual. Traversing a landscape of memory, the procession wove together spaces and institutions, monuments and performers, gods and humans into an image of the city, whose contours shifted as Rome changed. In the late Republic, the parade produced an image of Rome as the senate and the people with their gods - a deeply traditional symbol of the city which was transformed during the empire when an imperial image was built on top of the republican one. In late antiquity, the procession fashioned a multiplicity of Romes: imperial, traditional, and Christian. In this book, Jacob A. Latham explores the webs of symbolic meanings in the play between performance and itinerary, tracing the transformations of the circus procession from the late Republic to late antiquity.

The Cambridge Companion To The Roman Republic

Author: Harriet I. Flower
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521003902
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This companion examines all aspects of Roman history and civilization from the founding of the republic in 509 BC to the crossing of the Rubicon in 49 BC, by which Julius Ceasar precipitated the civil war against Pompey that led first to his dictatorship & subsequently to the Augustan empire.

Under The Big Top

Author: Kyle Cicero
ISBN: 9781934625149
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A series of erotic tales about those hot men that gay readers fantasise about - cops, warrior kings, secret agents and superheroes.

Persian Fire

Author: Tom Holland
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0307386988
File Size: 34,81 MB
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A "fresh...thrilling" (The Guardian) account of the Graeco-Persian Wars. In the fifth century B.C., a global superpower was determined to bring truth and order to what it regarded as two terrorist states. The superpower was Persia, incomparably rich in ambition, gold, and men. The terrorist states were Athens and Sparta, eccentric cities in a poor and mountainous backwater: Greece. The story of how their citizens took on the Great King of Persia, and thereby saved not only themselves but Western civilization as well, is as heart-stopping and fateful as any episode in history. Tom Holland’s brilliant study of these critical Persian Wars skillfully examines a conflict of critical importance to both ancient and modern history.