Studies in the Greek Historians (Yale Classical Studies (No. by Donald Kagan

By Donald Kagan

The historians thought of during this quantity lived among the 5th century BC and the 3rd century advert. They got here from components as a long way aside as Syria and Sicily they usually had in universal the Greek language and the Greek culture of historic writing. They contain authors who, notwithstanding no longer strictly historians, shed vital mild at the culture. a few members ponder the price in their topics as ancient assets, others care for difficulties of historic strategy or with rules which come up from their works.

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Peter Saul and Mary Limited by Chris Jones

By Chris Jones

Peter Saul and Mary Ltd is a soulbroker, an organization that makes its cash mining the souls of the useless of mediaeval Europe and promoting them to the soul-refineries of the nice Planes. whilst its monetary balance is threatened by way of the outbreak of the Black dying, Peter Saul and Mary embark on an bold manipulation of the process historical past. to tug off their plans they have to outmanoeuvre a surreal mix of characters together with their significant shareholders Jupiter and Saturn, owners of the Pantheon Fund administration Alliance, soul-refinery possessing multi-millionaire Beelzebub, and often one another. A strange mix of quasi-religious heritage, international cataclysm, and place of work comedy.

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