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  • Item #: 000167
    ISBN: 9781506400105
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    An excellent mapbook and companion to the Greenleaf Guide to Old Testament History, the atlas contains a brief introduction, 30 maps, a gazetteer, key locations, and Biblical references to events for each major historical period in the history of Israel. 32 pp, sc.

  • Item #: 024990
    ISBN: 9781882514502
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  • Item #: 034317
    ISBN: 9781930953741
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    31 biographies including Attila the Hun, Mohammed, Charlemagne, Egbert the Saxon, Canute the Great, Louis IX, Marco Polo, Henry V, and Gutenberg. The book starts with a section on the gods of the Teutons. 207 pgs, pb
  • Item #: 025415
    ISBN: 9780802431127
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  • Item #: 007687
    ISBN: 9780688154806
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    An excellent biography of this Macedonian Greek Queen of Egypt. Cleopatra was one of the last of the Ptolemies, a royal line descended from a general of Alexander the Great. Notable for her determination, intelligence, and beauty, she almost succeeded in her goal of unifying the world under her rule. This captivating account by Diane Stanley follows her tumultuous life from the beginning of her rule at age 18 to her death in defeat at age 39. It also explains much about the ambitions of Julius Caesar as well as the downfall of Mark Antony - two men totally devoted to this strong-willed queen.

  • Item #: 043702
    ISBN: 9781600921735
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  • Item #: 033630
    ISBN: 9781930953826
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    30 biographies starting with Romulus ending with Constantine and including the Tarquins, Horatius, Cincinnatus, Regulus, Cato, Marius, Cicerto, and Titus. The book concludes with a short section on the end of the Western Empire. 157 pgs, pb
  • Item #: 031613
    ISBN: 9781853262838
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    Subtitled "A Tale of the Christ," Ben Hur is in essence a picturesque novel of the life and eventual conversion to Christianity by Judah Ben-Hur, heir of a rich orthodox Jewish family. Many have seen this story played out on the cinema screen; fewer have read this deeply moving original narrative. Prepare for your imagination to be taken captive as you read this story of betrayal, revenge, and salvation. 382 pgs, pb. - elise

  • Item #: 030666
    ISBN: 9780794508166
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    In typical, fascinating Usborne style, this updated volume takes readers on a whirlwind tour of 10,000 years of history, from the first farmers to the fall of the Roman Empire. Unlike many other books that focus on this time period, the focus is not only on the Greeks and Romans, but early civilizations from around the world are also represented, including the Hittites, Canaanites, the Hebrew kingdoms, Assyrians, Persians, the early Chinese, early Arab kingdoms, early North Americans, the people of ancient Peru, the Olmecs, the Celts, early African kingdoms, and many more. The focus is more on daily life than events of the time, and examples of housing, architecture, art, weapons, tombs, agriculture, and more are represented for each time period. Visual types will enjoy the cut-away views of structures so they can "see inside" houses and tombs of each civilization. A map and a list of important dates are also included for each civilization. Most pages also include a link to check out a related website that gives readers an opportunity to do things like hear how a Hittite would have said "hello" or play a game of Senet. An excellent resource for any study of ancient history. 96 pgs, pb. – Jess

  • Item #: 012235
    ISBN: 9780688161552
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    Leonardo Da Vinci completed many wonderful works of art in his lifetime, but did you know that he had a habit of leaving projects unfinished? Even the pope of his time was annoyed with him because of this bad habit! This book gives us a very thorough look into his life, from his birth in 1452 to his death in 1519. It walks step-by-step through his early life in the country, first apprenticeship, struggling career, many inventions, and his fascination with learning. The book has 44 pages of staggered text and brilliant illustrations. Also scattered throughout the pages are small samplings and sketches from Da Vinci's famous notebooks, portraying his original ideas and inventions. - Melissa

  • Item #: 006229
    ISBN: 9781883937010
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    Christianity has recently come to Iceland, but it is a time of transition between old customs and Jesus' teachings. Rolf's father puts the value of human life ahead of ill-gotten gain, a decision that ultimately costs him his life and caused Rolf to be unjustly outlawed. The tale describes Rolf's response to this injustice. 240 pages, paperback.
  • Item #: 005149
    ISBN: 9781883937300
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    This many-faceted story will stir the imaginations of young people. Through the king's son, we discover the grand dimensions of western Europe's foundation.

  • Item #: 000892
    ISBN: 9781576581643
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  • Item #: 046430
    ISBN: 9781781917794
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    Author Nick Needham believes that there is great benefit for Christians who study God's works in the past. He states that "The mighty acts of Christ did not come to a halt soon after the events recorded in the book of Acts. In every century since the first, the Almighty has been at work…" Is that not immensely encouraging? In this book, Mr. Needham explores the church of the Middle Ages: the missionaries and theologians that God raised up, and the spiritual giants and earliest reformers who affected the course of history for God's glory. An academic book in scope, the style and language certainly help to keep this 460-page paperback within reach of the layman. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 043428
    ISBN: 9781930514539
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    This volume includes the first 3 discs of what was once titled "That's Why They Call It Grace: Church History."

  • Item #: 038404
    ISBN: 9781576583555
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  • Item #: 032178
    ISBN: 9780778713821
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  • Item #: 031713
    ISBN: 9781416939221
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  • Item #: 026621
    ISBN: 9780060086251
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    Did you know that up until 1853, Japan was an isolated country, refusing to trade or even converse with other countries, with a feudal style of government? This book takes students through the story of how an American Commodore, Matthew Perry, arrives in Japan and attempts to peacefully open trade negotiations. Learn all about the struggles he faced in trying to negotiate trade relations and bring Japan into modern civilization. ~ Megan

  • Item #: 025874
    ISBN: 9781930514416
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    Although this set of CDs is now published by Answers in Genesis, the tracks are in the same order. Disregard the references in the study guide to 'cassette tape numbers and sides,' and instead follow the divisions on the cds which are labeled by lesson titles.

  • Item #: 025724
    ISBN: 9781930514393
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  • Item #: 025619
    ISBN: 9780689711305
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    The things that Lisa, her older sister Ruth, her younger sister Annie, and her mother had to endure is incredible. They lived in Berlin in 1938 when the Nazis were first starting to take over. Lisa's father, who is referred to as Papa, decides in the very beginning of this story to leave Germany and establish a foundation for his family in America. Meanwhile, life in Berlin is getting more dangerous for Jewish people, and as the threat of war is turning into reality, Papa sends a letter over, suggesting that his wife and their daughters flee to Switzerland, masking the emigration as a vacation. Mother is allowed to bring only 10 marks per person with her, which puts her in a very challenging financial situation. She keeps Annie with her and is forced to send Ruth and Lisa to a camp where there are other children in similar situations or without parents at all. The girls don't get enough to eat and don't have the kind of care that all children need. After they visit their mother, she senses this and takes them out of the camp. Pretty soon, all three girls are sent to live with three different families in Zurich, where they are well-nourished and thrive. Mother collapses from pneumonia and spends this time in the hospital. She recovers and the family is on their way to being reunited with their father, whom they have not seen for nearly a year by this time, as he has been saving for their tickets to America. Sonia Levitin tells a touching, and very real story, that I am sure was sadly not uncommon.

  • Item #: 017369
    ISBN: 9781596363281
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    This book aims to increase Christians' knowledge of church history. It provides twelve weeks of study to build your understanding. Most people have little knowledge between the apostles and the twentieth century. This book fills in the gaps and offers a complete study of church history from AD 64 to present day. After an introduction, the book is broken into twelve chapters, each spanning a wide range of years. The chapters highlight key people and events, such as Emperor Nero, the Crusades, Francis of Assisi, John Wycliffe, the Gutenberg Bible, the Anabaptists, King James I, the Salem witch trials, Jonathan Edwards, Charles H. Spurgeon, C.S. Lewis, and many more. The book is full of information, yet very readable. Along the way, boxes provide names and terms you should know, web links, thought provoking questions, various facts, and quotes from past people. The back of the book contains a chapter-by-chapter study guide, with activities built on comprehension questions, small/large group discussion questions, prayers, worship ideas, and more. This book is ideal for churches, schools, small groups, homeschoolers, or individuals who desire to grow in knowledge of Christianity and the history of the church. - Melissa

  • Item #: 013357
    ISBN: 9780825430398
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    Journey back in time with this magnificent guide to the temple! Written by Episcopalian minister Robert Backhouse, this book covers the history of the Jewish Temple, from the early days of the Tent of Meeting to its present state of ruin. (All that currently remains is the Western Wall Herod the Great built to enclose his Temple area.) Many facts about temple rituals such as animal sacrifice and the various feasts and festivals are given. Explore the "vast complex of colonnades, courtyards and buildings" of the majestic temple with this unique pictorial guide. Nearly every page is illustrated with color photographs of an intricate temple model hand-constructed by Alec Garrard of Norfolk, England. This authentic model is based on information from the Bible, the Talmud, the Mishnah, Flavius Jesephus, and archeological discoveries. The model was built to a scale of 1: 100, and each handmade "brick" was baked in Mr. Garrard's own oven. This guide brings to life one of the Bible's grandest structures better than any book I've ever seen. No home or church library should be without it! ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 012133
    ISBN: 9780765381514
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    During the 15th century, many explorers got terribly lost and stumbled into unknown places. This book tells the story of these Age of Discovery heroes. The double-column format of the book is fast-paced and full of facts and adventure. The history, sociology, and even superstitions of that age, along with dozens of drawings, maps, routes, and diagrams of ships and navigational equipment, are all included. The main adventurers covered in this book include Bartolomeau Dias and Vasco Da Gama, Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, Ferdinand Magellan, Giovanni Da Verrazano, Jacques Cartier, and Henry Hudson. A chronology of exploration, a brief history on the subject, and an index are included. 135 pgs.

  • Item #: 011790
    ISBN: 9780064437486
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    The fascinating story of a thirteen year-old girl who led France to independence from English rule. The tragic, child-friendly telling of this story shows her courage, vision, determination, and perhaps madness. From her poor childhood to her appalling martyrdom, see how she eventually came to be known as Joan of Arc and was made a saint by the church. Beautiful color illustrations complete the book. 45 pgs.

  • Item #: 009034
    ISBN: 9780794527549
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    One of the Illustrated World History books. A detailed depiction of the Roman world from its inception to its fall. As typical of Usborne books, these contain very fine, clear graphics and readable text.

  • Item #: 008097
    ISBN: 9780825429644
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    No early study of Judeo-Christian history would be complete without examination of the writings of Flavius Josephus. Apart from the Bible itself, his writings are the best historical source illuminating the biblical era and his presentation of some of the personalities in the New Testament is often more comprehensive. Including both the Jewish Antiquities and The Jewish War, this is a readable, chronological condensation of Josephus' writings accompanied by black and white photographs, charts, and maps. The author notes that nothing has been excluded that has "important intrinsic value or bearing on the Biblical account" and that the most pivotal passages have been presented word for word.

  • Item #: 005109
    ISBN: 9780940319073
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    Using her well-known talent for making complex topics clear and understandable, Dr. Beechick has provided us with another valuable and exciting resource for teaching. This book is riveting! In a sharp departure from her fabulous "how to teach" books, Dr. Beechick introduces us to an almost forgotten world in a fantastic work of historical fiction - combining the actual, historical truths revealed in scripture with various other sources to create a fluid, easy-to-read "walk" through early history. We journey from creation to the departure of Abram from Ur, through the eyes of the Old Testament authors. Hopefully, Dr. Beechick will continue in this vein in future books. 176 pgs.

  • Item #: 003314
    ISBN: 9781930514614
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