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Japanese Folklore The Legend of Eternal Life

by Xenohikawa Sabrina

Long, long ago there lived a man called Sentaro. His surname meant "Millionaire," but although he was not so rich as all that, he was still very far removed from being poor. He had inherited a small fortune...


The Book of Five Rings (The Way of the Warrior Series)

by Miyamoto Musashi

Along with Sun Tzu's The Art of War, The Book of Five Rings is considered to be one of the most insightful texts on the subtle arts of confrontation and victory to emerge from Asia. Composed in 1643 by the famed...


Asia Folklore Tales of The Beautiful Moon Maiden

by Muhammad Vandestra & Maya Aminah Sakura

There was an old bamboo cutter called Také Tori. He was an honest old man, very poor and hard-working, and he lived with his good old wife in a cottage on the hills. Children they had none, and little comfort...


The Middle Ages

by Victor Duruy

From the fifth to the tenth century the Roman Empire crumbles away. The two invasions from the north and the south are accomplished. The new German Empire which Charlemagne attempts to organize is dissolved....


The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (Olymp Classics)

by Marcus Aurelius & Olymp Classics

Olymp Classics is the reference in classical works. All our works are of good quality and contain an active table of contents (HTML), which will make it easier for you to read. "Dwell on the beauty of life....


The Englishman's Daughter

by Ben Macintyre

"I have a rendezvous with death, at some disputed barricade." Alan Seeger, 1916

In the first days of World War I four soldiers, left behind as the British army retreated through northern France under the first...


The Empire of Alexander the Great

by John Mahaffy

Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king (basileus) of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty. He was born in Pella in 356 BC and succeeded...


The Histories of Herodotus

by Herodotus & George Rawlinson

This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Histories of Herodotus is now considered the founding work of history in Western literature. Written...


THE ANNALS

by Tacitus, Alfred John Church & William Jackson Brodribb

This eBook edition of Tacitus' Annals has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Annals by Roman historian and senator Tacitus is a history of the Roman...


The Histories & The Annals

by Tacitus, Alfred John Church & William Jackson Brodribb

"The Histories" is a Roman historical chronicle and it covers the Year of Four Emperors following the downfall of Nero in 68 AD, a year in the history of the Roman Empire in which four emperors ruled in succession:...


Norse Sagas

by Snorri Sturluson, Anonymous, John Sephton & Muriel A.C. Press et al.

Sagas are stories mostly about ancient Nordic and Germanic history, early Viking voyages, the battles that took place during the voyages and migration to Iceland and of feuds between Icelandic families. They...


The Richest Man in Babylon

by George S. Clason

Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. Countless readers have been helped...


Japanese Folklore Tales of The Beautiful Weaving Maiden Bilingual Edition English & Spanish

by Muhammad Vandestra & Maya Aminah Sakura

All you that are true lovers, I beseech you pray the gods for fair weather upon the seventh night of the seventh moon.

For patience’ sake and for dear love’s sake, pray, and be pitiful that upon that night...


Breve storia di Palermo

by Giuseppe Quatriglio

Tracciare la storia di Palermo significa intraprendere un viaggio nel tempo che, attraverso i millenni, permette di ricostruire le vicende di una città che, pur tra alterne fortune, ha sempre mantenuto il suo...


Celebrated Crimes

by Alexandre Dumas

The contents of these volumes of 'Celebrated Crimes', as well as the motives which led to their inception, are unique. They are a series of stories based upon historical records, from the pen of Alexandre Dumas,...


Democracy in America

by Alexis de Tocqueville

Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America (De la démocratie en Amérique) is a classic text detailing the United States of the 1830s, showing a primarily favorable view by Tocqueville as he compares it to...


History of Western Europe

by James Robinson

History, in the broadest sense of the word, is all that we know about everything that man has ever done, or thought, or hoped, or felt. It is the limitless science of past human affairs, a subject immeasurably...


Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin & "Franklin, Benjamin"

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the record of Benjamin Franklin's life written by Franklin himself and is one of the most influential examples of an autobiography ever written. Franklin's account of...


The Military Orders of the Middle Ages

by Frederick Woodhouse

In the middle of the eleventh century Jerusalem was in the hands of the Sultan of Egypt. Great multitudes of pilgrims came every year to visit the Holy Sepulchre, and the other Sacred Places both from the East...


Alexander the Great

by Jacob Abbott

This book is one of the best books ever written on Alexander the Great, his incredible conquests, his eventual downfall, and the aftermath of his death. 

It is filled with fascinating details and deep insights...