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Unwrapping Ancient Egypt: The Shroud, the Secret and the Sacred  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Dec. 4, 2016
Unwrapping Ancient Egypt: The Shroud, the Secret and the Sacred

Unwrapping Ancient Egypt: The Shroud, the Secret and the Sacred
by Christina Riggs
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0857855077 | 343 Pages | ePUB | 16.6 MB

In ancient Egypt, wrapping sacred objects, including mummified bodies, in layers of cloth was a ritual that lay at the core of Egyptian society.
TTC Video - Living History: Experiencing Great Events of the Ancient and Medieval Worlds [Reduced]

TTC Video - Living History: Experiencing Great Events of the Ancient and Medieval Worlds
Course No. 3843 | .MP4, AVC, 500 kbps, 640x360 | English, AAC, 96 kbps, 2 Ch | 24x30 mins | + PDF Guidebook | 3.2 GB
Lecturer: Robert Garland, Ph.D.

Performance, Memory, and Processions in Ancient Rome : The Pompa Circensis  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Dec. 3, 2016
Performance, Memory, and Processions in Ancient Rome : The Pompa Circensis

Performance, Memory, and Processions in Ancient Rome :
The Pompa Circensis from the Late Republic to Late Antiquity

by Jacob A. Latham
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1107130719 | 368 Pages | True PDF | 22.4 MB

The pompa circensis, the procession which preceded the chariot races in the arena, was both a prominent political pageant and a hallowed religious ritual.

A History of Ancient Mathematical Astronomy  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by MoneyRich at Dec. 3, 2016
A History of Ancient Mathematical Astronomy

A History of Ancient Mathematical Astronomy by O. Neugebauer
English | 4 Oct. 2013 | ISBN: 3642619126 | 580 Pages | PDF | 24 MB

"This monumental work will henceforth be the standard interpretation of ancient mathematical astronomy. It is easy to point out its many virtues: comprehensiveness and common sense are two of the most important. Neugebauer has studied profoundly every relevant text in Akkadian, Egyptian, Greek, and Latin, no matter how fragmentary

Law and Order in Ancient Athens  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Dec. 2, 2016
Law and Order in Ancient Athens

Law and Order in Ancient Athens
by Adriaan Lanni
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0521198801 | 239 Pages | True PDF | 16 MB

The classical Athenian 'state' had almost no formal coercive apparatus to ensure order or compliance with law: there was no professional police force or public prosecutor, and nearly every step in the legal process depended on private initiative.

Ancient Antioch : From the Seleucid Era to the Islamic Conquest  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Dec. 2, 2016
Ancient Antioch : From the Seleucid Era to the Islamic Conquest

Ancient Antioch : From the Seleucid Era to the Islamic Conquest
by Andrea U. De Giorgi
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1107130735 | 245 Pages | True PDF | 17 MB

From late fourth century BC Seleucid enclave to capital of the Roman east, Antioch on the Orontes was one of the greatest cities of antiquity and served as a hinge between east and west.

Taleweaver Orchestra Ancient Plucked Dulcimer KONTAKT  

Posted by longnote at June 24, 2014
Taleweaver Orchestra Ancient Plucked Dulcimer KONTAKT

Taleweaver Orchestra Ancient Plucked Dulcimer KONTAKT | 29.4 MB

The Taleweaver "Ancient Plucked Dulcimer" is a sampled Instrument for Native Instruments' Kontakt. The Instrument the samples are recorded of an instrument that is about thirty years old. It sounds slightly out of tune here and there. The silvery overtones in the middle and high register add the special edge to this unique sounding instrument. So it’s perfect for magical or even horrifying music-experiences.

Taleweaver Orchestra Ancient Heavy Boxes KONTAKT  

Posted by Dizel_ at June 22, 2014
Taleweaver Orchestra Ancient Heavy Boxes KONTAKT

Taleweaver Orchestra Ancient Heavy Boxes KONTAKT | 363 MB

Ancient Heavy Boxes is a cinematic Percussion Library for Native Instruments Kontakt 5. What is so special about this library? Ten cardboard-boxes have been recorded in different positions and styles. We used sticks, brushes and hammers. We hit, scratched and smashed them. And after recording over 5.000 samples we chose 2.500 to be the best so we can come up with 15 unique patches.

Taleweaver Orchestra Ancient Wooden Piano KONTAKT  

Posted by Dizel_ at June 22, 2014
Taleweaver Orchestra Ancient Wooden Piano KONTAKT

Taleweaver Orchestra Ancient Wooden Piano KONTAKT | 427 MB

The Ancient Wooden Piano is an Instrument Library for Native Instrument’s Kontakt Sampler. The samples sound like an old piano with ancient mechanics and wooden hammers. If you need a piano that sounds like back in 1750-1800, the Ancient Wooden Piano is your choice. This instrument breathes and lives its own life so it’s slightly out of tune here and there creating its unique charm.

FrozenPlain Ancient Chordophone KONTAKT  

Posted by Dizel_ at April 10, 2014
FrozenPlain Ancient Chordophone KONTAKT

FrozenPlain Ancient Chordophone KONTAKT | 126 MB

The samples for Ancient Chordophone actually originate from an acoustic guitar, however they are not quite what you would expect. A lot of experimentation has been done to capture a different type of sound, for example; tightening the strings right up or using hammers or playing very short strings.