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Author: Shriya Sekhsaria
Publsiher: Shriya Sekhsaria
Total Pages: 282
Release: 2012-12-12
Genre: Fiction
Rating: 4./5 ( downloads)

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ONE, based in present-day Ibinia is a work of fiction that combines romance and intrigue. Adrasteia (Tessie) a world-renowned celebrity who’s not afraid to get her hands dirty, and Alejandro (Aley) an uneducated but compassionate bar-owner, try to find their best friend Kiara, who seems to have vanished without a trace. Sparks fly between the two as they rope in almost the entire world- ranging from Singaporean Actors to Ibinian Super-Brains to find their brilliant friend. In a chase that takes them around the globe, Tessie and Aley uncover some shocking secrets that make them doubt everyone- especially those closest to them. Combining romance, mystery, intrigue, mythology, power, psychological instability and a whole lot of drama, ONE keeps you hoping and guessing, with unimaginable twists and turns along the way.

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Cicero: Letters to Atticus: Volume 1, Books 1-2

Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2004-06-10
Genre: History
ISBN: 9780521606875
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A renowned edition, containing text, apparatus, translation and full commentary.

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A Book Without Chapters

Author: Rohit Sharma
Publsiher: Partridge Publishing
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2019-09-12
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1482872242
Rating: 4.2/5 (42 downloads)

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A love triangle ... King Joseph (KJ), Jasmine, and Riot ... ... The year is 1966; it is the time when it is a sort of fashion that people study things for years at a stretch and become proficient in them. Moreover, he is the Ph.D (Psychology) scholar King Joseph, the mastermind genius KJ of the Oxford University. What next is to happen in this novel is quite obvious. KJ has worked hard 'night and day' and has become proficient in his topic of thesis, that is, to study the effect of perfumes on human mind so well that has become capable to alter and hence control the emotions of people he wants by exposing them to fragrances; even of the mentors of his esteemed institution named Oxford. But of no use! Alas! He cannot alter the mind of Jasmine whom he has recently fallen in love with. The reason is that she is so fond of jasmine perfume that already remains surrounded by its fragrance all the time. For some time, the story tells us that how he tries to deal with the situation. But further, Riot, his old and estranged friend comes in the scene to make the matters worst for him. Of course, in the Oxford where numerous subjects are studied and taught, occult sciences have never been in the prohibited list. Riot had finished doing his Ph.D in them quite a long time ago. In fact, Riot is an occultist who has spent his entire academic life studying Indian sciences like yoga, transcendental meditation, astral projections, remote viewing, telepathy, psychokinesis, and a lot many others including some such ones too which come under the category of black magic. Even KJ sees that with his slight wish, he can lift people in the air and make them fly. This story was originally written scene by scene to claim the Oscar Award one day for original screenplay but landed here in front of you, just by chance. The name 'A Book Without Chapters' has its meaning explained in the last pages when even despite being bloodthirsty in the rivalry of a love triangle situation, Joseph (KJ) realizes that he, Riot, Jasmine, everyone, just everyone, even the person reading this novel's introduction right now, is just like a book. The main difference however lies in the fact that some books in this world are with chapters and some are without chapters. The concept of simulation of a person as a book is so simple and so strong that the writer expects that the reader shall also begin to see one's own life as a book, just as the actors of this novel begin to do by the end. LET US SEE NOW, WHAT KIND OF BOOK YOU DISCOVER YOURSELF AS ! !!

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Masters of Rome Collection Books I - V

Author: Colleen McCullough
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 4187
Release: 2014-03-01
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1781859396
Rating: 4.9/5 (96 downloads)

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The world cowers before its legions, but the fate of Rome hangs in the balance. From the marbled columns of the Senate to the squalid slums of the Subura, the city is about to be plunged into a conflict that will set rich against poor, Roman against Italian, father against son, a conflict destined to destroy the Republic but leave, in its stead, an Empire. From the seven hills of Rome to the Sahara desert, from Britannia to Bithynia, here is the stuff of legend: unbearable cruelty, martial brilliance, murderous ambition and heroic destiny. Colleen McCullough's epic MASTERS OF ROME captures the soul of Rome in a way no other writer has ever managed. Included in this box set are the novels: THE FIRST MAN IN ROME. THE GRASS CROWN. FORTUNE'S FAVOURITES. CAESAR'S WOMEN. CAESAR. Please note: This ebook contains all the original maps and illustration.

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Martial, Book IV

Author: Rosario Moreno Soldevila
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 636
Release: 2017-07-31
Genre: History
ISBN: 9047409892
Rating: 4.9/5 (92 downloads)

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This volume is the first comprehensive commentary on the fourth book of Martial's epigrams: it focuses on literary matters and realia in order to clarify each poem and to offer an aesthetic account of the book as a whole.

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The Annals of Tacitus, Books 1-6: Annals 1. 55-81 and Annals 2

Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 506
Release: 1972
Genre: Rome
ISBN: 9780521604338
Rating: 4.1/5 (43 downloads)

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Lucan: De Bello Ciuili Book 1

Author: Paul Roche
Publsiher: OUP Oxford
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2009-09-24
Genre: Literary Collections
ISBN: 019157127X
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This is a full-scale edition (the first in nearly 70 years) of the first book of Lucan's De Bello Civili, an important and influential epic poem written in the 60s AD, which recounts the civil war between Julius Caesar and Pompey in the years 49-45 BC. The volume includes an introduction, text with apparatus criticus, and commentary. The introduction provides the reader with a number of the most important contexts for understanding Lucan's subject matter and his approach to this material. The commentary pays particular attention to interpretative, linguistic, literary, historical, social, and philosophical issues arising from the narrative of Book 1.

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Cicero On Divination. Book 1

Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Publsiher: Oxford University Press on Demand
Total Pages: 482
Release: 2006-11-30
Genre: Literary Collections
ISBN: 0199297916
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Wardle's commentary will stand for decades to come as a worthy modern counterpart and complement to Pease's grand opus - J. Linderski, Scholia Reviews.

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Theory of the Novel

Author: Guido Mazzoni
Publsiher: Harvard University Press
Total Pages: 403
Release: 2017-01-02
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 0674333721
Rating: 4.3/5 (21 downloads)

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In his theory of the novel, Guido Mazzoni explains that novels consist of stories told in any way whatsoever about the experiences of ordinary men and women who exist as contingent beings within time and space. Novels allow readers to step into other lives and other versions of truth, each a small, local world, absolute in its particularity.

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The Novel in the Ancient World

Author: Gareth L. Schmeling
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 920
Release: 2021-12-28
Genre: Reference
ISBN: 9004496432
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Ancient novels elucidate not only the literature and philosophy of antiquity but the hidden, culture or “alternative histories” of everyday life. This volume surveys new approaches to the ancient novel and examines the development, transformation, and christianization of the novel. This publication has also been published in hardback, please click here for details.

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Christian Identity in Corinth

Author: V. Henry T. Nguyen
Publsiher: Mohr Siebeck
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2008
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9783161496660
Rating: 4.1/5 (966 downloads)

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V. Henry T. Nguyen explores the social dynamics of Christian identity in the apostle Paul's second letter to the Corinthians. He examines Paul's approach to Christian identity in light of a large preoccupation with superficial features of identity that was prevalent in the Graceo-Roman social world.

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Juvenal: Satires Book V

Author: John Godwin
Publsiher: Aris and Phillips Classical Te
Total Pages: 391
Release: 2020-10
Genre: History
ISBN: 1789622174
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Juvenal's fifth and final book of Satires consists of three complete poems and one fragment and continues and completes his satirical assessment of the Rome of the early second century AD. The poems treat us to a scandalised exposure of folly and vice and also the voice of sweet reason as the poet advises us how to live our lives - all delivered in the hugely entertaining tones of a great master of the Latin language. There is here laugh-out-loud humour, razor-sharp descriptions of the sights, sounds and smells of ancient Rome and also some of the most moving lines of this extraordinary poet. All four poems promote the value of human life and the need to accept our lives without worshipping the false gods of money, power or superstition. Satires 13 and 14 both deal with our need to use money without being enslaved by it, Satire 15 is an astonishing tour de force description of the cannibalism perpetrated in a vicious war in Egypt, while the final unfinished poem in the collection looks from a worm's-eye view at the advantages enjoyed by men enlisted in the Praetorian guard. The Introduction sets Juvenal in the history of Roman Satire, explores the style of the poems and also asks how far they can be read as in any sense serious, given the ironic pose adopted by the satirist. The text is accompanied by a literal English translation and the commentary (which is keyed to important words in the translation and aims to be accessible to readers with little or no Latin) seeks to explain both the factual background to the poems and also the literary qualities which make this poetry exciting and moving to a modern audience.

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A Translation and Interpretation of Horace’s Sermones, Book I

Author: Andy Law
Publsiher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Total Pages: 491
Release: 2021-03-15
Genre: History
ISBN: 1527567419
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Horace’s book of Sermones (also called Satires) was his first published work. Rather than a collection of satirical sideswipes, as the genre might have dictated, the book is a wiry, tight, muscular, interlaced hexameter artwork of enormous originality and as far removed from the legacy of satirical writing he inherited as one can imagine. It is the work of a 29-year-old grappling with issues of personal and poetic identity during one of the most important and pivotal times in European history. Geographically, socially and genetically an outsider, Horace earned himself a seat at Rome’s top creative table, close to the heart of the political engine that was to change Rome forever. His book details a transformational journey from ‘nobody’ to ‘somebody’, and is a simultaneous invention of poet and reinvention of poetic genre. Horace’s Sermones have floated in and out of fashion ever since they first appeared, regularly eclipsed by his Odes. Today, rehabilitated, they find space in the higher levels of the school curriculum. This book provides unique insights and will be of interest to all classicists, as well as students studying core influences on European literature.

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Horace: Satires Book II

Author: Horace
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages:
Release: 2021-02-25
Genre: History
ISBN: 100904026X
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The satires explored in this volume are some of the trickiest poems of ancient Rome's trickiest poet. Horace was an ironist, sneaky smart, and prone to hiding things under the surface. His Latin is dense and difficult. The challenges posed by these satires are especially acute because their voices, messages, and stylistic habits are many, and their themes range from the poet's anxieties about the limits of satiric free speech in the first poem to the ridiculous excesses of an outrageously overdone dinner party in the last. For students working at intermediate and advanced levels of Latin, this book makes the satires of Horace's second book of Sermones readable by explaining difficult issues of grammar, syntax, word-choice, genre, period, and style. For scholars who already know these poems well, it offers fresh insights into what satire is, and how these poems communicate as uniquely 'Horatian' expressions of the genre.

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Horace: Satires Book II

Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 367
ISBN: 0521444942
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Antony and Cleopatra

Author: Colleen McCullough
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 578
Release: 2008-12-02
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1416552952
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A seventh installment in the popular Masters of Rome series retells the story of Antony and Cleopatra from a meticulously researched perspective that features detailed historical and psychological details about the love affair that transformed the ancient world. By the author of The October Horse. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.

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Cicero: De Oratore

Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages:
Release: 2011-03-10
Genre: History
ISBN: 131615422X
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Cicero's De Oratore is one of the masterpieces of Latin prose. A literary dialogue in the Greek tradition, it was written in 55 BCE in the midst of political turmoil at Rome, but reports a discussion 'concerning the (ideal) orator' that supposedly took place in 90 BCE, just before an earlier crisis. Cicero features eminent orators and statesmen of the past as participants in this discussion, presenting competing views on many topics. This edition of Book III is the first since 1893 to provide a Latin text and full introduction and commentary in English. It is intended to help advanced students and others interested in Roman literature to comprehend the grammar and appreciate the stylistic nuances of Cicero's Latin, to trace the historical, literary, and theoretical background of the topics addressed, and to interpret Book III in relation to the rest of De Oratore and to Cicero's other works.