Brasil Calend Rio Tur Stico

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The Prester John Of The Indies

Autore: G.W.B. Huntingford
Editore: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317019350
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This is an account of the Portuguese mission which landed at Massawa on the west coast of the Red Sea in April 1520 and re-embarked 6 years later. It was the first European embassy known to have reached the Ethiopian court and returned safely from it. It was a small group of fourteen, among whom was the chronicler Alvares, who wrote the most detailed early account of the country, valuable for Ethiopian history and the history of the expansion of Europe. Alvares's account was translated into English for the Hakluyt Society by Lord Stanley in 1881. This revision makes use of sources since discovered, corrects certain errors, and modifies the style of the early version. There is an introduction, detailed annotation and a number of appendices. Continued in the following volume (Second Series 115), with which the main pagination is continuous. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1961.

The Natural History Of Pliny

Autore: Pliny (the Elder.)
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Explanatory Supplement To The Astronomical Almanac

Autore: P. Kenneth Seidelmann
Editore: University Science Books
ISBN: 9781891389450
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The Explanatory Supplement provides a detailed description of how to perform practical astronomy or spherical astronomy. This completely revised and rewritten edition is an authoritative source on astronomical phenomena and calendars. Although this paperback edition carries a 2006 copyright date, it is the same material published in 1992 hardcover edition.


Autore: Lucan
Editore: Seltzer Books via PublishDrive
ISBN: 1455419109
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According to Wikipedia: "The Pharsalia (also known as De Bello Civili "On the Civil War" or also simply Bellum Civile "The Civil War") is a Roman epic poem by the poet Lucan, telling of the civil war between Julius Caesar and the forces of the Roman Senate led by Pompey the Great. The poem's title is a reference to the Battle of Pharsalus, which occurred in 48 BC, near Pharsalus, Thessaly, in northern Greece. Caesar decisively defeated Pompey in this battle, which occupies all of the epic's seventh book. Though probably incomplete, the poem is widely considered the best epic poem of the Silver Age of Latin literature."

The Oxford Companion To The Year

Autore: Bonnie J. Blackburn
Editore: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780192142313
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The Oxford Companion to the Year explores the fascinating history of calendars in general and our own in particular. The calendar used in the West today is just one of a multitude of systems for parcelling up time and naming its divisions. Each of its days has over the centuries acquired its own peculiar significance: the feast day of a saint, the celebration of a historical event, the subject of prose or poetry, the commemoration of a significant historical figure. And for these feasts and seasons there has grown up a rich body of traditions, beliefs, and superstitions, many of them only half-remembered today. Now, for the first time, this body of knowledge is combined with a wide-ranging survey of calendars in an authoritative, absorbing Companion. The first section of The Oxford Companion to the Year is a day-by-day survey of the calendar year, revealing the history, literature, legend, and lore associated with each season, month, and date. The second part is a broader study of time-reckoning: historical and modern calendars, religious and civil, are explained, with handy tables for the conversion of dates between various systems, and special attention is given to the calculation of Easter. There is a helpful index to facilitate speedy reference. This is a unique reference source, an indispensable aid for all historians and antiquarians, and a rich mine of information, inspiration, and delight for browsers.

Handy Book Of Rules And Tables For Verifying Dates With The Christian Era

Autore: John James Bond
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God Of Carnage

Autore: Yasmina Reza
Editore: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
ISBN: 9780822223993
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THE STORY: A playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of Brooklyn parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tension