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Gates of the Inferno

By Cassandra Morphy
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  • Publisher : Crowbarland Books
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Maya San Lucas had been lost in her dreamworld for the better part of five years. Desparia was just a fantasy world for her to explore during stretches of boredom at school and at home. Going to that world let her have adventures, exploring secret locations, and searching through towns and cities for loot to come away with. The life of a thief was so much more exciting than high school, especially with no friends to speak of. After the battle at the museum, Maya returns to her dreamworld, this time in person. But was she really ready for the world of Desparia? Still stuck within the emperor's stronghold, the group continues in their quest to defeat the enemy that threatens the lives of everyone in the world. Everyone that doesn't conform to his idea of normal. But as they go deeper within the magical maze, they're sent straight to the heart of the afterlife. Surrounded by powerful beings, they must confront their own internal demons that rival those that surround them in the flesh. When you're stuck in hell, the only way out is through. When Heather first came into her powers, it wasn't the smoothest of transitions into the role of a mage initiate. Her magic destroyed her childhood home, with her parents along with it. As her powers continued to rage beyond her control, only the help of her new teacher could possibly let her go back to the normal life she so longed for. But when the emperor comes knocking, her choices are stripped from her, and her future is no longer her own.

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"Keepers of the Gate" What began as a grand experiment to form a multi-national counter-terrorist special operations group (MCTSOG), to combat the global spread of terrorism in the 21st century, eventually became the worlds premier special ops organization. The SOG commandos tackle traditional terrorism as well as threats from beyond the skies leading up to December 2012. This special military command employs the use of traditional military hardware and technologies, as well as technology that some would refer to as, "Tools of the gods". Follow the commandos and watch them live up to their motto, "Defenders of the Free World". Video trailer link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STAWOqJf4hg

Why Hell Stinks of Sulfur

By Salomon Kroonenberg
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Isbn : 1780230540
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 845
  • File Pdf: why-hell-stinks-of-sulfur.pdf

Book Summary:

When people go looking for hell, they go underground. Dante, Aeneas, and Odysseus all journeyed beneath the earth to find the underworld, a place where the dead are tortured according to their sins. Buffy the Vampire Slayer had to deal with a huge underground pit infested with demons below her high school called the Hellmouth. And when Homer Simpson ate the forbidden donut for which he’d sold his soul to the devil, he was sucked through a fiery hole in the ground. Though humans actually haven’t gone more than 7.5 miles into the earth, we associate this mysterious underground realm with darkness and death, and the depths of the earth’s interior remain an inspiration for writers and artists trying to imagine hell. Why Hell Stinks of Sulfur uses subterranean mythology as a point of departure to explore the vast world that lies beneath our feet. Geologist Salomon Kroonenberg takes us on an expedition that begins in Dante’s Inferno and continues through Virgil, Da Vinci, Descartes, and Jules Verne. He investigates the nine circles of hell, searches a lake near Naples for the gates of hell used by Aeneas, and turns a scientific spotlight on the many myths of the underworld. He uncovers the layers of the earth’s interior one by one, describing the variety of gasses, ores, liquids, and metals that add to the immense variety of color that can be found below us. Kroonenberg views the inside of the earth as a living ecosystem whose riches we are only beginning to discover, and he warns against our thirst for natural resources exhausting the earth. From the underground rivers and lakes that have never seen the light of day to the story of Saint Barbara—the patron saint of mineworkers—Kroonenberg’s pursuit of the geological foundations of hell is a fascinating journey to the center of the earth.

The Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso (3 Classic Unabridged Translations in one eBook: Cary's + Longfellow's + Norton's Translation + Original Illustrations by Gustave Doré)

By Dante Alighieri
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : 8074844382
  • Pages : 640
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 285
  • File Pdf: the-divine-comedy.pdf

Book Summary:

This carefully crafted ebook: “The Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso (3 Classic Unabridged Translations in one eBook: Cary's + Longfellow's + Norton's Translation + Original Illustrations by Gustave Doré)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Depending on the translation, The Divine Comedy will present completely different facets to the reader, therefore we have united these 3 Classic Unabridged Translations in one eBook: Cary's + Longfellow's + Norton's Translation + the Original Illustrations by Gustave Doré, in order to present the very best of The Divine Comedy. This epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between c. 1308 and his death in 1321 is widely considered the preeminent work of Italian literature, and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature. The Divine Comedy serves as the physical (scientific), political, and spiritual guidebook of Dante's Fourteenth Century universe. The poem's imaginative and allegorical vision of the afterlife is a culmination of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Western Church. It helped establish the Tuscan dialect, in which it is written, as the standardized Italian language. It is divided into three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. On the surface, the poem describes Dante's travels through Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven; but at a deeper level, it represents allegorically the soul's journey towards God. At this deeper level, Dante draws on medieval Christian theology and philosophy, especially Thomistic philosophy and the Summa Theologica of Thomas Aquinas. Consequently, the Divine Comedy has been called "the Summa in verse".

Inferno

By Dante
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Isbn : 0553900536
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 154
  • File Pdf: inferno.pdf

Book Summary:

In this superb translation with an introduction and commentary by Allen Mandelbaum, all of Dante's vivid images--the earthly, sublime, intellectual, demonic, ecstatic--are rendered with marvelous clarity to read like the words of a poet born in our own age.

Christian Living Seven Days a Week

By Jack McInturff
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 9781477173121
  • Pages : 221
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 672
  • File Pdf: christian-living-seven-days-a-week.pdf

Book Summary:

The Bible is the word of God and is the source to which we should go in order to find direction for our life. This book is a topical concordance of the Bible. The topics are listed with some Biblical references and a comment on each one. There is a more lengthy discussion of What it means to be a Christian, the Bible, God, and Life after Death. Christian living involves an intimate and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

Postmodern Metanarratives

By Décio Torres Cruz
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1137439734
  • Pages : 218
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 889
  • File Pdf: postmodern-metanarratives.pdf

Book Summary:

Postmodern Metanarratives investigates the relationship between cinema and literature by analyzing the film Blade Runner as a postmodern work that constitutes a landmark of cyberpunk narrative and establishes a link between tradition and the (post)modern.

Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt (Complete)

By Francis Hueffer
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Isbn : 1465544135
  • Pages :
  • Category : Composers
  • Reads : 493
  • File Pdf: correspondence-of-wagner-and-liszt.pdf

Book Summary:

Read and download full book Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt (Complete)

Then God Said

By Susan Muto
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Isbn : 1625649010
  • Pages : 112
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 757
  • File Pdf: then-god-said.pdf

Book Summary:

Then God Said teaches us to open our eyes and behold the gifts of creation that unfold before us in all their splendor. We abide in awe before the generative forces of the universe. We delight in the splendor of created things and thank God for this outpouring of gifts from the beginning of time. Each chapter of Then God Said invites us to contemplate the first revelation in creation--from water and sky to cattle and creeping things. We ponder, page by page, the power of the Father, the presence of the Son, and the productivity of the Holy Spirit. We behold anew the majesty of this planet and the merciful dispensation of the Divine under which we live day by day. We celebrate the beauty of the earth and the sheer majesty of each minute trace of the transcendent. Readers are encouraged to find the footprints of love that move the sun, the moon, and all the stars. Creation not only reminds us of God's glory; it offers us a sacramental understanding of all that we see, hear, touch, taste, and smell, thereby increasing our ecological sensitivity and our commitment to foster respectful stewardship over all that we survey.

From Florence to the Heavenly City

By ClaireE. Honess
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1351566326
  • Pages : 216
  • Category : Foreign Language Study
  • Reads : 480
  • File Pdf: from-florence-to-the-heavenly-city.pdf

Book Summary:

Dante's political thought has long constituted a major area of interest for Dante studies, yet the poet's political views have traditionally been considered a self-contained area of study and viewed in isolation from the poet's other concerns. Consequently, the symbolic and poetic values which Dante attaches to political structures have been largely ignored or marginalised by Dante criticism. This omission is addressed here by Claire Honess, whose study of Dante's poetry of citizenship focuses on more fundamental issues, such as the relationship between the individual and the community, the question of what it means to be a citizen, and above all the way in which notions of cities and citizenship enter the imagery and structure of the Commedia.