Tales of Titans, Vol. I
This handsomely illustrated series offers readers brief biographical overviews and cogent analysis, while the quasi-fictional scenarios transport readers into a fascinating past, whereby putting flesh on the bones of several titans and offering glimpses into their hearts, minds, and actions.
Even those less inclined to read history will be drawn into DiSilvio's rich narratives that read like novelettes. Yet these engaging tales are constructed from actual events and are infused with original quotes that prove to be both humanizing and instructional. Meanwhile the essays offer unique factoids and perspectives that broaden understanding.
This debut volume features famous figures from ancient Rome to the Renaissance, and includes:
Augustus Caesar & Livia, Vespasian & Titus, Hadrian, Constantine, Dante, Brunelleschi, Columbus, Vespucci, King Ferdinand, Pope Alexander VI & Cesare Borgia, and Leonardo da Vinci.
For those who love learning about great historical figures in a new and exciting format, or those who simply don't have the time to read lengthy biographies, this collection is for you!
15 photos/illustrations - 150 pages
Titans in Vol. II: The Medicis, Gutenberg, Lorenzo de Medici, Savonarola, Leonardo & Machiavelli, Martin Luther, Queen Elizabeth I, Shakespeare, Galileo, Darwin, Marx, Freud, Marconi, Edison, Tesla, Einstein and Fermi
Titans in Vol. III: Samuel Adams, Thomas Paine, George Washington,John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, Ben Franklin, Sybil Ludington,James Armistead Lafayette, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, Hitler, FDR & Churchill