Laid-Back Camp

Author: Afro,

Publisher: Yen Press LLC

ISBN:

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 176

View: 906

The New Year is right around the corner, and there's a big question on all the girls' minds: Where should each of them go to see the first sunrise of the year? Whether it's by the ocean or in view of Mount Fuji, there's no wrong answer-and it's a great excuse for more camping! A freak snowstorm could derail Rin's plans, but a little bad weather might just create the perfect opportunity for more relaxing, exploring, and (of course) eating!

History of al-Tabari Vol. 5, The

The Sasanids, the Byzantines, the Lakhmids, and Yemen

Author: Tabari

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 458

View: 474

This volume of al-T'abari's History has a particularly wide sweep and interest. It provides the most complete and detailed historical source for the Persian empire of the Sasanids, whose four centuries of rule were one of the most glorious periods in Persia's long history. It also gives information on the history of pre-Islamic Arabs of the Mesopotamian desert fringes and eastern Arabia (in al-Hira and the Ghassanid kingdom), and on the quite separate civilization of South Arabia, the Yemen, otherwise known mainly by inscriptions. It furnishes details of the centuries'-long warfare of the two great empires of Western Asia, the Sasanids and the Byzantine Greeks, a titanic struggle which paved the way for the subsequent rise of the new faith of Islam. The volume is thus of great value for scholars, from Byzantinists to Semitists and Iranists. It provides the first English translation of this key section of al-T'abari's work, one for which non-Arabists have hitherto relied on a partial German translation, meritorious for its time but now 120 years old. This new translation is enriched by a detailed commentary which takes into account up-to-date scholarship.

Historical Tales, Vol 5 (of 15) The Romance of Reality, German

Author: Charles Morris

Publisher: tredition

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 243

View: 645

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.