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Byzanz
 - Sebastian Fleming - Taschenbuch
Byzanz
 - Sebastian Fleming - Taschenbuch

Sebastian Fleming (Author)

Byzantinum

The great Renaissance novel: The Fall of the Byzantine Empire BYZANTIUM is after THE DOME OF THE HEAVENS the second stand-alone novel in the great Renaissance trilogy by Sebastian Fleming. Set against the background of the final conquest of Byzantium by the Ottoman Turks, the author creates a captivating story about love, hatred, heroism and tragedy in an era, in which the lines between good and evil are blurred.  Constantinople, the ancient Byzantium, is the most magnificent city in all...

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Krone der Welt
 - Sabine Weiß - Taschenbuch
Krone der Welt
 - Sabine Weiß - Taschenbuch

Sabine Weiß (Author), Markus Weber (Illustrator)

Crown of the World

Amsterdam in the Golden Age - the rise of a world metropolis Sabine Weiß has written a new historical novel set in Amsterdam. As the story plays out, Amsterdam is rising to become a commercial and financial center, and the city’s world-famous canal belt, the Grachtengordel, is under construction. The underlying themes and lines of conflict revolve around self-assertion in a new, foreign world, and advancement through talent and hard work. The novel focuses on the fate of three siblings who, after...

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Das schwarze Feuer von Byzanz
 - Dirk Husemann - Taschenbuch
Das schwarze Feuer von Byzanz
 - Dirk Husemann - Taschenbuch

Dirk Husemann (Author)

The Black Fire of Byzantium

A breathtaking adventure in the wonder world of the Renaissance Constantinople, 1599. Queen Elisabeth I of England sends an extraordinary diplomatic gift to the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed III: an organ that plays by itself, powered by a clockwork motor. It was developed by the clever inventor and organ builder Thomas Dallam. He has been charged with personally bringing the enormous instrument to the Bosporus, assembling it in the Sultan’s palace, playing it for the ruler, and instructing him in the art...

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Die Tochter des Fechtmeisters
 - Sabine Weiß - Taschenbuch
Die Tochter des Fechtmeisters
 - Sabine Weiß - Taschenbuch

Sabine Weiß (Author)

The Fencing Master's Daughter

The secrets of a brotherhood and a young woman’s lonely struggle THE FENCING MASTER’S DAUGHTER is the new, meticulously researched historical novel by Sabine Weiß. It recounts the exciting adventures of a young woman who proves herself in the male world of fencing guilds. Sabine Weiß not only offers her readers interesting insights into daily life during the 17th century, but also sheds light on the political and social events of the times. Underlying the novel is the suspenseful history of the barely...

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Das Mädchen, das den Himmel berührte
 - Luca Di Fulvio - Taschenbuch
Das Mädchen, das den Himmel berührte
 - Luca Di Fulvio - Taschenbuch

Luca Di Fulvio (Author)

The Girl Who Touched the Sky

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 THE GIRL WHO TOUCHED THE SKY is an epic adventure novel with charismatic protagonists. Set against the evocative background of 16th-century Venice, the mysterious lagoon city, this riveting story takes place during the age when the first Jewish ghetto in Europe was created. It is told from the perspectives of three individuals whose destinies are tightly intertwined. How does a young pickpocket who spent his youth in a cave become an ardent champion of freedom? How does a savvy Jewish...

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Das Gold der Fugger
 - Peter Dempf - Taschenbuch
Das Gold der Fugger
 - Peter Dempf - Taschenbuch

Peter Dempf (Author)

The Gold of the Fuggers

From Augsburg to Prague. An adventurous journey in the service of the Fuggers Augsburg, around the year 1600. For many years, Agnes’s father has served the Fugger family as a wagon driver. Yet one day he is accused of stealing money. Not least because the charges against him have been brought by Georg, the son of a patrician, the judges accept three coins as proof of his guilt and as grounds to execute him. Agnes does not believe Georg and swears she will discover what really lies behind the accusations...

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Die Verschwörung von Granada
 - Sebastian Fleming - Taschenbuch
Die Verschwörung von Granada
 - Sebastian Fleming - Taschenbuch

Sebastian Fleming (Author)

The Granada Conspiracy

A captivating novel about loyalty and betrayal, the thirst for power, and passions1453: It is when Ottoman ruler Mehmed conquers Constantinople and his hordes start looting the city that Spanish merchant Don Juliá realizes he made the biggest mistake of his life by moving here from Barcelona. He and his older sons are decapitated, while his wife and daughters manage to flee. His youngest son, Joanot, is taken in by Mehmed, who teaches him Islam and gives him the name Yahya.At the same time, far away...

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