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The Red Pyramid

Author : Rick Riordan
Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
Page : 540 pages
File Size : 43,8 Mb
Release : 2010-05-04
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781423142492

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Since their mother's death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane. One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a "research experiment" at the British Museum, where he hopes to set things right for his family. Instead, he unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives. From the creator of the hit Percy Jackson series.

The Great Pyramid

Author : John Romer
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Page : 600 pages
File Size : 40,8 Mb
Release : 2007-03-19
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 0521871662

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This book offers an explanation of how the Great Pyramid was designed and built.

The Wisdom Pyramid

Author : Brett McCracken
Publisher : Crossway
Page : 185 pages
File Size : 54,8 Mb
Release : 2021-01-15
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781433569623

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We're facing an information overload. With the quick tap of a finger we can access an endless stream of addictive information—sports scores, breaking news, political opinions, streaming TV, the latest Instagram posts, and much more. Accessing information has never been easier—but acquiring wisdom is increasingly difficult. In an effort to help us consume a more balanced, healthy diet of information, Brett McCracken has created the "Wisdom Pyramid." Inspired by the food pyramid model, the Wisdom Pyramid challenges us to increase our intake of enduring, trustworthy sources (like the Bible) while moderating our consumption of less reliable sources (like the Internet and social media). At a time when so much of our daily media diet is toxic and making us spiritually sick, The Wisdom Pyramid suggests that we become healthy and wise when we reorient our lives around God—the foundation of truth and the eternal source of wisdom.

The Shape of the Great Pyramid

Author : Roger Herz-Fischler
Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
Page : 307 pages
File Size : 47,9 Mb
Release : 2000-10-20
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9780889203242

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Many theories surround the geometric and mathematical factors that determined the shape of the Great Pyramid. Herz-Fischler examines and tests the theories of a range of, mostly Victorian, archaeologists, architects, engineers and mathematicians including Jomard, Perring, Ramee and Petrie.


Author : David Macaulay
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Page : 72 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 1982-04-26
Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
ISBN : 9780547348391

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Pyramid by David Macaulay Pdf

“The mystery of the pyramids is solved before our eyes” in this illustrated YA guide to their construction by the Caldecott Medal-winning author (Kirkus). In Pyramid, acclaimed author and illustrator David Macaulay explores the construction of ancient Egyptian pyramids from the initial planning stages to the methods used to lift stones up to the structure’s highest level. Through concise text and richly detailed black and white illustrations your readers are introduced not only to ancient Egyptian engineering, tools, and labor practices, but also the philosophy of life, death, and afterlife that made these awe-inspiring monuments necessary as a pharaoh’s final resting place. "Macaulay's brilliant Pyramid shows, detail by detail, how the great pharaohs' burial places were conceived and constructed… His draftsmanship is unexcelled, and his book is pharaonic in opulence and design."—Time

The Secret of the Great Pyramid

Author : Bob Brier,Jean-Pierre Houdin
Publisher : Harper Collins
Page : 356 pages
File Size : 47,6 Mb
Release : 2008-10-01
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 9780061981784

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The Secret of the Great Pyramid by Bob Brier,Jean-Pierre Houdin Pdf

A decade ago, French architect Jean-Pierre Houdin became obsessed by the centuriesold question: How was the Great Pyramid built? How, in a nation of farmers only recently emerged from the Stone Age, could such a massive, complex, and enduring structure have been envisioned and constructed? Laboring at his computer ten hours a day for five years—creating exquisitely detailed 3-D models of the Pyramid's interior—Houdin finally had his answer. It was a startling revelation that cast a fresh light on the minds that conceived one of the wonders of the ancient world. Written by world-renowned Egyptologist Bob Brier in collaboration with Houdin, The Secret of the Great Pyramid moves deftly between the ancient and the modern, chronicling two equally fascinating interrelated histories. It is a remarkable account of the step-by-step planning and assembling of the magnificent edifice—the brainchild of an innovative genius, the Egyptian architect Hemienu, who imagined, organized, and oversaw a monumental construction project that took more than two decades to complete and that employed the services of hundreds of architects, mathematicians, boatbuilders, stonemasons, and metallurgists. Here also is the riveting story of Jean-Pierre Houdin's single-minded search for solutions to the mysteries that have bedeviled Egyptologists for centuries, such as the purpose of the enigmatic Grand Gallery and the Pyramid's crack.

The Pyramid

Author : Ismail Kadare
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 102 pages
File Size : 42,5 Mb
Release : 2011-11-21
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781628723588

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Egypt in the twenty-sixth century BC. The young pharaoh Cheops wants to forgo the construction of a pyramid in his honor, but his court sages hasten to persuade him otherwise. The pyramid, they tell him, is not a tomb but a paradox, designed to appease the masses by oppressing them. It is a symbol of nothing, a useless and infinite project designed to waste the country’s wealth and keep security and prosperity, ever the fonts of sedition, constantly at bay. And so the greatest pyramid in the world has ever seen begins to rise. Rumors multiply. A secret police is formed. Conspiracies—real and imagined—swirl around the rising edifice. The most drastic purges follow. By the time the first stone is laid, Cheops’s subjects are terrified enough to yield to his most murderous whims. Each time one of the massive stones is hoisted into place, dozens of men are crushed, and there are tens of thousands of stones. . . .

The Great Pyramid

Author : Elizabeth Mann
Publisher : Mikaya Press
Page : 56 pages
File Size : 41,5 Mb
Release : 1996
Category : Egypt
ISBN : 9780965049313

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A history of the construction of the Great Pyramid at Giza and the civilization that produced it.

Inverting The Pyramid

Author : Jonathan Wilson
Publisher : Bold Type Books
Page : 466 pages
File Size : 45,6 Mb
Release : 2018-08-14
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 9781568589268

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Inverting The Pyramid by Jonathan Wilson Pdf

"An outstanding work the [soccer] book of the decade." -- Sunday Business Post Inverting the Pyramid is a pioneering soccer book that chronicles the evolution of soccer tactics and the lives of the itinerant coaching geniuses who have spread their distinctive styles across the globe. Through Jonathan Wilson's brilliant historical detective work we learn how the South Americans shrugged off the British colonial order to add their own finesse to the game; how the Europeans harnessed individual technique and built it into a team structure; how the game once featured five forwards up front, while now a lone striker is not uncommon. Inverting the Pyramid provides a definitive understanding of the tactical genius of modern-day Barcelona, for the first time showing how their style of play developed from Dutch "Total Football," which itself was an evolution of the Scottish passing game invented by Queens Park in the 1870s and taken on by Tottenham Hotspur in the 1930s. Inverting the Pyramid has been called the "Big Daddy" (Zonal Marking) of soccer tactics books; it is essential for any coach, fan, player, or fantasy manager of the beautiful game.

DK Eyewitness Books: Pyramid

Author : James Putnam
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 74 pages
File Size : 44,7 Mb
Release : 2011-03-21
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9780756686154

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DK Eyewitness Books: Pyramid by James Putnam Pdf

They Pyramids at Giza have stood for over 4,500 years, and the amazing feat of their construction is shrouded in mystery. DK Eyewitness Books: Pyramid tried to answer some of the riddles about them and the people who built them, through fascinating facts and specially commissioned photography. Discover what archeological finds have revealed about life on the banks of the Nile during the Pyramid Age in DK Eyewitness: Pyramid. See the pyramids and temples of Egypt and Mexico in breathtaking detail, as well as statues of pharaohs, officials, workers, and religious texts written on stone and papyrus thousands of years ago. Reconstructions show the step Pyramid Complex at Saqqara, the interior passages of the Great Pyramid, and a pyramid being built. DK Eyewitness: Pyramid is a unique and fascinating introduction to the mysteries of these striking and colossal structures.

The Living Shadow

Author : Maxwell Grant,Walter Gibson
Publisher : Disruptive Pub
Page : 140 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 2005-07
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 1596542365

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"The coin that meant death-- or instant riches! Assisted by the fast legwork of young Harry Vincent and the efficient brain of Claude Fellows, The Shadow solves a series of seemingly unrelated murders and unmasks a ruthless arch villain. First episode of this legendary series"--Page 4 of cover.

The Pyramid Principle

Author : Barbara Minto
Publisher : Financial Times/Prentice Hall
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 40,6 Mb
Release : 2021
Category : Business communication
ISBN : 1292372265

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This book reveals that the mind automatically sorts information into distinctive pyramidal groupings. However, if any group of ideas are arranged into a pyramid structure in the first place, not only will it save valuable time and effort to write, it will take even less effort to read and comprehend it

Secrets of the Great Pyramid

Author : Peter Tompkins,Livio Catullo Stecchini
Publisher : Lane, Allen
Page : 416 pages
File Size : 43,6 Mb
Release : 1973-01-01
Category : Archaeology
ISBN : 0713905956

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Author : Terry Pratchett
Publisher : Random House
Page : 386 pages
File Size : 45,8 Mb
Release : 2004
Category : Discworld (Imaginary place)
ISBN : 9780552152648

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It isn't easy being a teenage pharaoh, having to deal with assassins, sphinxes, mad high priests, gods, sacred crocodiles and marching mummies. And all you really want is the chance to do something for young people and the inner cities.

The Great Pyramid and Napoleon

Author : Harry R. Evans
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 24 pages
File Size : 54,7 Mb
Release : 1895
Category : Pyramids

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