Holy Blood And The Holy Grail

Glastonbury and the Grail: Did Joseph of Arimathea Bring the Sacred Relic to Britain?

Glastonbury and the Grail: Did Joseph of Arimathea Bring the Sacred Relic to Britain? by Justin E. Griffin
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0786465824 | ISBN-13: 9780786465828 | 284 pages | PDF | 9,4 MB

Glastonbury, a small town in Somerset, England, stands at the epicenter of a longstanding tradition placing the Holy Grail in Britain. Legend holds that Joseph of Arimathea traveled to Britain, bringing with him both a gathering of followers and the cup that Jesus used at the last supper.
The Legacy of Jihad: Islamic Holy War and the Fate of Non-Muslims (repost)

Andrew G Bostom, "The Legacy of Jihad: Islamic Holy War and the Fate of Non-Muslims"
English | 2008 | ISBN: 1591026024, 1591023076 | 759 pages | epub | 7,5 MB

"The Legacy of Jihad" provides a comprehensive, meticulously documented corrective to the genre of ahistorical assessments decried by Ellul. This unique, extensive compilation includes Muslim theological and juridical texts, eyewitness historical accounts by both Muslim and non-Muslim chroniclers, and essays by pre-eminent scholars analysing jihad war and the ruling conditions imposed upon the non-Muslim peoples conquered by jihad campaigns.

Phenomenology and the Holy  

Posted by rolexmaya at Sept. 3, 2010
Phenomenology and the Holy

Phenomenology and the Holy
SCM Press | February 15, 2010 | ISBN-10: 0334043565 | 320 pages | PDF | 7.5 Mb

Phenomenology and the Holyis a study of the holy which attempts to find this both in the ordinary and in the sublime, thus challenging the reduction of the holy to a discrete and separated field of experience. Phenomenology is a key area of twentieth-century philosophy in which there is a wide interest, not only among philosophers but also among theologians and religious studies scholars.

Fighting for Christendom: Holy War and the Crusades  

Posted by tot167 at Dec. 31, 2008
Fighting for Christendom: Holy War and the Crusades

Christopher Tyerman "Fighting for Christendom: Holy War and the Crusades"
Oxford University Press, USA | 2005-03-01 | ISBN: 0192803255 | 264 pages | PDF | 4,1 MB

Fighting for Christendom: Holy War and the Crusades
Aircraft of the Aces 087, Spitfire Aces of Burma and the Pacific

Aircraft of the Aces 087, Spitfire Aces of Burma and the Pacific
Author: Andrew Thomas, Illustrated by: Chris Davey
Osprey Publishing | 2009 | ISBN-10: 1846034221 | 96 Pages | PDF | 31,0 MB

Osprey Publishing Description:

The arrival of the Spitfire in Burma came at a crucial time as the RAF struggled against the Japanese to support the Chindit operation on the ground. Proving a huge boost to morale, the Spitfire played a large part in defeating the enemy, and covering the subsequent Allied advance through Burma, protecting the ground troops and providing vital supplies. Covering this little documented aerial war, this book tells the stories of the 54 aces who flew against the Japanese, and also those who fought in India and Australia. Full-colour artwork reveals the markings and paint schemes of this most-famous of British planes, whilst first-hand accounts and archive photographs bring the aerial battles of Burma, India and Australia to life.
Sex, Gender, and the Politics of ERA: A State and the Nation

Sex, Gender, and the Politics of ERA: A State and the Nation
Publisher: OUP USA | ISBN: 0195078527 | edition 1993 | PDF | 304 pages | 20,11 mb

"A fine-grained case study….A brilliant analysis of the rhetoric and political styles of proponents and opponents of ERA….Illuminates the continuing power of politicized cultural identities and the fierceness with which people cling to them."–American Historical Review
"The most comprehensive analysis of the politics of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) thus far….Historians of feminism and antifeminism, students of recent American politics and social movements, as well as participants on both sides of the ERA battle throughout the country will find much to admire and to enlighten them in this book."–Journal of American History
Hampton Sides - Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West [Repost]

Hampton Sides - Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West
2007 | ISBN: 1400031109 | English | 624 pages | EPUB, MOBI | 4.8 MB

BBC - The Wonderful World of Blood (2015)  

Posted by notbanned at March 26, 2015
BBC - The Wonderful World of Blood (2015)

BBC - The Wonderful World of Blood (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2918 Kbps | 58mn 46s | Audio: English AAC 132 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 1.28 GiB
Genre: Documentary

Of all the wonders of the human body, there's one more mysterious than any other. Blood: five precious litres that keep us alive. Yet how much do we really know about this sticky red substance and its mysterious, life-giving force? Michael Mosley gives up a fifth of his own blood to perform six bold experiments. From starving it of oxygen to injecting it with snake venom, Michael reveals the extraordinary abilities of blood to adapt and keep us alive. Using specialist photography, the programme reveals the beauty in a single drop. Michael even discovers how it tastes when, in a television first, he prepares a black pudding with his own blood. Down the ages, our understanding of blood has been as much myth as science, but Michael reveals there might be truth in the old vampire legends, as he meets one of the scientists behind the latest research that shows young blood might be able to reverse the ageing process - the holy grail of modern medicine.
Jerusalem Unbound: Geography, History, and the Future of the Holy City

Michael Dumper, "Jerusalem Unbound: Geography, History, and the Future of the Holy City"
ISBN: 0231161964 | 2014 | PDF | 360 pages | 5 MB

Spartacus: Blood and Sand - The Complete First Season  

Posted by emjlio at Sept. 9, 2013
Spartacus: Blood and Sand - The Complete First Season

Spartacus: Blood and Sand - The Complete First Season
mHD BluRay 720p | English | Subs: English | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 1579-2024kbps 23.976fps | AC-3 6CH @ 448kbps | 692min | 10.5GB
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History | 1 win & 8 nominations

The inspiration behind this series is the Thracian Gladiator Spartacus, who led a slave uprising against the Roman Republic. The Thracians had been persuaded by Claudius Glaber to serve as auxiliaries in the Roman legions in a campaign against the Getae, who had often plundered Thracian lands. However after Glaber reneges on the deal and switches his attentions from the Getae to attack Mithridates in Asia Minor, the Thracians feel betrayed and mutiny. Captured by Glaber, Spartacus is condemned to death as a Gladiator, whilst his wife Sura is condemned to slavery…