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The Life of Flavius Josephus
The Life of (Flavius) Josephus is an autobiographical text written by Josephus in approximately 94-99 CE ? possibly as an appendix to his Antiquities of the Jews (cf. Life 430) ? where the author f...
A Catalogue of Play Equipment
What are the requisites of a child's laboratory? What essentials must we provide if we would deliberately plan an environment to promote the developmental possibilities of play?These questions a...
A Description of the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar in the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century
The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The manuscript translated in this 1866 volume is a Spanish ...
An Anthology of Jugoslav Poetry; Serbian Lyrics
"Give me the making of a nation's songs, and let who will make their laws," was the maxim of a Scottish patriot. We would prefer to modify this rule, and say, "Give us the poems which the people...
Ancient and Modern Physics
Excerpt: ...But there are other problems to be explained, problems of life and mind, and the same knowledge you have explains them as well as the others, if you simply avail yourself of it. That yo...
Are the Planets Inhabited?
The only beings, then, the presence of which would justify us in regarding another world as "inhabited" are such as would justify us in applying that term to a part of our own world. They must poss...
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 satirical novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott. Writing pseudonymously as "A Square", the book used the fictional two-dime...
On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures
The present volume may be considered as one of the consequences that have resulted from the calculating engine, the construction of which I have been so long superintending. Having been induced, du...
Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica
Philosophi? Naturalis Principia Mathematica, Latin for "Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy", often referred to as simply the Principia, is a work in three books by Sir Isaac Newton, i...
Dracula is an 1897 novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, featuring as its primary antagonist the vampire Count Dracula.
Dracula has been attributed to many literary genres including vampire litera...
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