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Συρανό δε Μπερζεράκ

by Edmond Rostand

This is the famous 19th-century play about a great swordsman and poet with the unseemly large nose. Although he is feared by opponents, he cannot court the woman of his dreams, except through anonymously sent poems, which makes for a romantic and adventurous tale.

0-10 grid (tactile)

by Adrian Farnsworth

This page shows a grid numbered from 0 to 10 in units of one on the X and Y-axis.

0-100 number cards (tactile)

by Adrian Farnsworth

These seven pages show numbers from 0 to 100 in large print and braille on a grid, each divided by vertical and horizontal lines so they can be cut up to make individual cards with one number on each.

0 to 100 Rule (Large Print)

by Adrian Farnsworth

This page shows a rule numbered from 0 to 100 in tens. There is a duplicate of it in the bottom half of the page.

0 to 100 rule (tactile)

by Adrian Farnsworth

This page shows a rule numbered from 0 to 100 in tens. There is a duplicate of it in the bottom half of the page.

1 & 2 Kings: History and Story in Ancient Israel (T&T Clark’s Study Guides to the Old Testament)

by Lester L. Grabbe

Lester L. Grabbe provides a concise and up-to-date introduction to the books of Kings, covering all the historical and interpretative issues. Grabbe pays particular attention to how the history of ancient Israel can be reconstructed (or not as the case may be) through the text, and introduces students to the key ways of reading the books of Kings as religious and political history.Grabbe takes a chronological approach (according to the text) and provides overviews of the key periods of Israel's history. The nature of the 'Deuteronomistic History' and how well this theory of authorship stands up in the modern day is considered, as well as issues of form and source criticism more broadly. Grabbe concludes by offering a reflection on the books of Kings in theological and hermeneutical perspective, which enables students to view not only the historical and textual issues, but also broader issues of meaning and significance.

1 & 2 Samuel: A Kingdom Comes (T&T Clark’s Study Guides to the Old Testament)

by David Firth

Scholarly study of Samuel continues to wrestle with how we interpret this pivotal text. Even such basic matters as the question of what kind of literature it is remain unresolved while older questions such as the nature of its text and sources are debated anew in the light of material from Qumran and of current approaches to Hebrew narrative. Recognizing the importance of questions such as these, David Firth explores and introduces fresh ways of reading Samuel as a unified and yet complex text, which displays high levels both of literary artistry and of theological commitment.Although some stories in the books of Samuel are well known, and in the case of David and Goliath even proverbial, much of the content of these books is strange to modern readers. It is a story about a woman wanting a child, for example, that relates the beginnings of monarchy within Israel. Even the question of the monarchy is problematic, for we are introduced to not one royal family but two-those of Saul and David. David is ultimately shown to be the king chosen by God, yet by the end of the book he is only just managing to hold on to the kingdom as it is nearly torn from him by rivalries within his family. These arresting stories are perplexing, for Samuel's writers seldom tell us how to read and interpret them. Firth presents these complex and fascinating stories as part of a bigger picture, enabling students to chart their way through the literary and historical issues of the Samuel narrative. Firth addresses issues of historicity, sources, date and authorship, as well as -- crucially -- appreciating the text as a literary whole.

1 & 2 Thessalonians: Encountering the Christ Group at Thessalonike (T&T Clark’s Study Guides to the New Testament)

by Richard S. Ascough

1 Thessalonians provides a fascinating glimpse into the origins and social life of the Christ group in the ancient Roman city of Thessalonike, while 2 Thessalonians reveals how the community developed at a somewhat later time. This guide narrates the story of the founding of the group by considering the social and cultural contexts, the literary form, the rhetorical strategies, the theologies, and the reception of the two canonical letters. While centering on the texts of 1 and 2 Thessalonians themselves, Ascough draws widely on literary and archaeological data, giving particular attention to typical group behaviours among small, unofficial associations in the Greek and Roman period. The first four chapters focus on 1 Thessalonians, from the initial formation of the Christ group out of a small association of artisans through to how members negotiated various sorts of relationships: with Paul and his companions, with outsiders in Thessalonike and beyond, and especially with fellow believers within the group itself. The final two chapters turn attention to the shifting circumstances that required a second letter to be written, with its focus on disorder and disruption of social practices and theological beliefs. The epilogue briefly surveys Christianity at Thessalonike beyond the 1st century. This guide presents an overview of the historical development of the Christ group at Thessalonike. Moving beyond treating the canonical letters as simple repositories of theological opinions, Ascough demonstrates how 1 and 2 Thessalonians reveal ordinary life in ancient Roman cities. In so doing, he invites readers to enter the world of one of the many fascinating communities of Christ believers in the 1st century of the Common Era.

1-50 number cards (tactile)

by Adrian Farnsworth

These seven pages show numbers from1 to 50 in large print and braille on a grid, each divided by vertical and horizontal lines so they can be cut up to make individual cards with one number on each.

1 and 2 Chronicles: Volume 2: 2 Chronicles 10-36: Guilt and Atonement (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies)

by William Johnstone

This two-part commentary argues that Chronicles, placed as it is among the 'historical books' in the traditional Old Testament of the Christian church, is much misunderstood. Restored to its proper position as the final book in the canon as arranged in the order of the Hebrew Bible, it is rather to be understood as a work of theology essentially directed towards the future. The Chronicler begins his work with the problem facing the whole human race in Adam-the forfeiture of the ideal of perfect oneness with God's purpose. He explores the possibility of the restoration of that ideal through Israel's place at the centre of the world of the nations. This portrayal reaches its climax in an idealized presentation of the reign of Solomon, in which all the rulers of the earth, including most famously the Queen of Sheba, bring their tribute in acknowledgment of Israel's status (Volume 1). As subsequent history only too clearly shows, however, the Chronicler argues (Volume 2), that Israel itself, through unfaithfulness to Torah, has forfeited its right to possession of its land and is cast adrift among these same nations of the world. But the Chronicler's message is one of hope. By a radical transformation of the chronology of Israel's past into theological terms, the generation whom the Chronicler addresses becomes the fiftieth since Adam. It is the generation to whom the jubilee of return to the land through a perfectly enabled obedience to Torah, and thus the restoration of the primal ideal of the human race, is announced.

1 and 2 Samuel (Old Testament Guides)

by Robert P. Gordon

A comprehensive introduction to the critical issues raised by scholarship on both books of Samuel. The often intricate problems are dealt with clearly and engagingly; the chapters deal with the Deuteronomistic History, the Shiloh tradition, the Ark narrative, the rise of the monarchy, the reign of Saul, the story of David, the Davidic covenant, the Succession Narrative and the Samuel appendix. A first-rate guide for students, with annotated bibliographies and indexes.

1 Corinthians (New Testament Guides)

by James D. Dunn

Concise yet comprehensive, manageable and affordable, T&T Clark Study Guides are an invaluable resource for students, preachers and Bible study leaders. Each book in the series gives the reader a thorough introduction to a particular book of the Bible or the Apocrypha and includes:• An introduction to the contents of the particular biblical book• A balanced survey of the important critical issues• Attention to literary, historical, sociological, and theological perspectives• Suggestions about critical appropriation of the text by the contemporary reader• Reference to other standard works through annotated bibliographies.All the books in the series, formerly published by Sheffield Academic Press, are by leading biblical scholars and the authors have drawn on their scholarly expertise as well as their experience as teachers of university and college students.

1 Maccabees (Guides to the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha)

by John R. Bartlett

This is a book for anyone interested in the political and cultural results of the entry of the small state of Judah and its capital Jerusalem into the wider Hellenistic world in the second century BCE. In particular it forms a helpful introduction to the biblical writing called 1 Maccabees, which is preserved in the Apocrypha. 1 Maccabees is a history of the rebellion of the Jews against their Syrian rulers in the 160s BCE. The rebellion's leader was Judas Maccabee, and from his family and its success sprang a dynasty that ruled Judah for the century before the arrival of Herod the Great. The author of 1 Maccabees was a keen supporter of that dynasty, and saw their early rulers as made in the mould of the early kings of Israel. The present book introduces the student to modern scholarly research on 1 Maccabees and its author.

1 Peter: Reading against the Grain (T&T Clark’s Study Guides to the New Testament)

by Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza

The New Testament writing known as First Peter was probably written at the end of the 1st century CE; it is addressed to 'resident aliens' who live as colonial subjects in the Roman Province of Asia Minor. They are portrayed as a marginalized group who experience harassment and suffering. This letter is ascribed to the apostle Peter but was probably not written by him. It is a rhetorical communication sent from Christians in the imperial centre in Rome (camouflaged as Babylon), an authoritative letter of advice and admonition to good conduct and subordination in the sphere of colonial provincial life. 1 Peter is a religious document written a long time ago and in a culture and world that is quite different from our own. However, as a biblical book it is a part of Christianity's sacred Scriptures. This guide to the letter keeps both of these areas, the cultural-social and the ethical-religious, in mind. It offers help for understanding the letter as both a document of the 1st century and as sacred Scripture that speaks about the religious forces that have shaped Christianity and Western culture. In short, this guide seeks to enable readers to read 'against the grain'.

1 Peter (New Testament Guides)

by David G. Horrell

This volume offers a concise and accessible introduction to 1 Peter, especially aimed at undergraduate-level students. It provides information on the likely historical and social setting of this letter, on its literary form and theological content, and on issues involved in its interpretation. In particular, this volume suggests that 1 Peter is an important text not least for the ways in which it both reflects and constructs early Christian identity, in its relationships with Judaism and the Roman Empire. Although 1 Peter remains neglected compared with the canonical gospels and the major Pauline letters, Horrell argues that the letter deserves much more attention for the pivotal contribution it makes to the development of early Christianity and for the ways in which it reveals this development in progress.

1 to 100 number square (tactile)

by Adrian Farnsworth

The Large Print page shows two squares each containing smaller squares numbered 1 to 100 in large print. The Braille pagenbsp;shows a square containing smaller squares numbered 1 to 100 in braille.

1 to 2 scale (large print)

by Adrian Farnsworth

This page shows a scale marked every tenth and labelled in giant print at the 0, 1 and 2 points

$10,000,000 Marriage Proposal: BookShots

by James Patterson

James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.Will you marry me for $10,000,000?I am a creative, open-minded businessman with limited time and desire to play the field. This is a serious proposal.A mysterious billboard intrigues three single women in LA. But who is this Mr. Right? And is he the perfect match for the lucky winner?

The 10% Entrepreneur: Live Your Dream Without Quitting Your Day Job

by Patrick J. McGinnis

Start something new, develop your career and diversify your skills - without giving up your day jobYou want to launch a business, try something new and make yourself more employable, but you don't want to lose the security of your job. You no longer have to choose. Instead, become a 10% entrepreneur. In The 10% Entrepreneur, Patrick J. McGinnis shows you how to integrate entrepreneurship into your life by investing 10% of your time and, if possible, 10% of your capital into side projects. You will generate more income, discover new opportunities, sharpen your skills - and get the life you've always wanted.

10 for 10: Hedley Verity and the Story of Cricket’s Greatest Bowling Feat

by Chris Waters

Hedley Verity was one of Yorkshire and England's greatest cricketers. In a career that ran from 1930 to 1939, the left-arm spin bowler took 1,956 wickets at an average of 14.90. Verity was chiefly responsible for England's only Ashes victory at Lord's in the 20th century, when his 15 wickets helped to win the 1934 Test - 14 of them captured in a single day. And he dismissed the legendary Australian batsman Don Bradman more times than anyone in Test cricket, claiming his wicket on eight occasions - and a record-equalling 10 times in first class cricket. But the high-water mark of Verity's career came during a long-forgotten County Championship match in 1932. On the Headingley ground near his birthplace, Verity returned staggering figures of 10 for 10 against Nottinghamshire - a world record that still stands.Now, for the first time, the story of this amazing game has been told as Chris Waters narrates it in relation to Verity's career - a career that ended with the outbreak of a war in which Verity was tragically killed at the age of 38.Warm and wistful, charming and colourful, 10 for 10: Hedley Verity and the story of cricket's greatest bowling feathonours the history of our summer sport.

The 10 Keys to Success

by John Bird

In his inimitable no-nonsense style, John Bird - founder of the Big Issue - shows us how to be successful in whatever we choose in just ten easy steps.No one is born deserving anything - you only deserve what you achieve by yourself. Drawing from this, John's philosophy is based on the idea that success is about deciding what you want, working out what is important to you and then going out to grab it. The beauty of this approach is that we can all achieve whatever we want; we just need to go after it. With unique lessons such as 'Don't be afraid to make mistakes along the way. Instead, make mistakes and learn from them' and 'Take responsibility for yourself as you are no one else's problem', The 10 Keys to Success shows us how uncomplicated success can be.

10-Lb Penalty (Francis Thriller #36)

by Dick Francis

A classic mystery from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers. Seventeen-year-old Benedict Juliard's ambitions of becoming a steeplechase jockey are dashed when he's falsely accused of taking drugs. For his estranged father, however, this is an opportunity. A wealthy businessman running for a parliamentary by-election in Dorset, Juliard Senior needs all the help he can get - especially when the campaign moves from mudslinging to something more deadly. Now young Benedict has to grow up fast, not only to find out who is trying to harm his father's chances of election but also to keep him alive long enough to stay in the race... Praise for Dick Francis: 'As a jockey, Dick Francis was unbeatable when he got into his stride. The same is true of his crime writing' Daily Mirror 'Dick Francis's fiction has a secret ingredient - his inimitable knack of grabbing the reader's attention on page one and holding it tight until the very end' Sunday Telegraph 'The narrative is brisk and gripping and the background researched with care . . . the entire story is a pleasure to relish' Scotsman 'Francis writing at his best' Evening Standard 'A regular winner . . . as smooth, swift and lean as ever' Sunday Express 'A super chiller and killer' New York Times Book ReviewDick Francis was one of the most successful post-war National Hunt jockeys. The winner of over 350 races, he was champion jockey in 1953/1954 and rode for HM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, most famously on Devon Loch in the 1956 Grand National. On his retirement from the saddle, he published his autobiography, The Sport of Queens, before going on to write forty-three bestselling novels, a volume of short stories (Field of 13), and the biography of Lester Piggott. During his lifetime Dick Francis received many awards, amongst them the prestigious Crime Writers' Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger for his outstanding contribution to the genre, and three 'best novel' Edgar Allan Poe awards from The Mystery Writers of America. In 1996 he was named by them as Grand Master for a lifetime's achievement. In 1998 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List of 2000. Dick Francis died in February 2010, at the age of eighty-nine, but he remains one of the greatest thriller writers of all time.

10-Minute Tests for 11+ Verbal Reasoning: Cloze Ages 10-11 (Book 1) - CEM Test (PDF)

by Cgp Books

This book of 10-Minute Tests from CGP is perfect for helping pupils prepare for the tricky Cloze questions in the CEM 11+ test. It contains over 30 quick tests with questions focused on developing the essential cloze skills (e.g. choosing the most appropriate words or letters with which to complete a sentence). To break up the all the serious 11+ preparation, we’ve also included fun puzzle pages throughout the book. Complete answers to every question are included in a pull-out section, so you’ll never be left in the dark about how to solve a problem. For even more CEM 11+ practice, a CGP book of 10-Minute Tests covering all types of Verbal Reasoning question is also available - see 9781782942610.

10 pounds in 10 days: The incredible celebrity programme for losing weight fast

by Jackie Warner

Prepare for a brand new body - fast!How do stars get red-carpet ready or lose baby weight so quickly? Discover the secrets to speedy weight loss from celebrity personal trainer Jackie Warner.Honed from years of experience and research with cutting-edge fitness experts, Jackie's plan uses a low-calorie diet with specific balances of superfoods and a targeted exercise routine to help you lose weight in just 10 days. There are also more 10-day plans to slim down further, plus a maintenance section so you can keep your fantastic new body in shape.- Change your body chemistry in a day- Transform your relationship with food- Alter your 'set point' (the weight your body stubbornly sticks to)- Change your genetic shapeThis unique fitness plan will allow you to transform your body and keep the weight off - for good.

The 10-Step Stress Solution: Live More, Relax More, Re-energise

by Neil Shah

Do you feel overwhelmed by work - or life in general?Having trouble coping with too many demands on your time and energy?Well you're not alone! Britain is currently suffering from a stress epidemic. A staggering 1 in 4 employees are said to suffer from stress and it is listed as the no.1 reason for workplace absence in the UK.Luckily for us, Neil Shah at the Stress Management Society is here to help. With a fantastic 10-step plan, he offers simple and practical solutions for reducing your stress levels so you can manage your life and breathe a sigh of relief. Find out how to:- manage your time - at work and at home- achieve work-life balance and lift your mood- improve your concentration and motivation- get a good night's sleep and stop worrying

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