The Mountain of Myrrh by Marcus Katz

The Mountain of Myrrh: An Esoteric Tarot Narrative by Marcus Katz
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 201 KB
Overview: Learn the Tarot as illustrations of mystical and spiritual experience through the Western Esoteric Initiatory System taught by leading author Marcus Katz. In this verse-form narrative you will be taken through a sequence of texts based upon the Tree of Life and magical correspondences. Along the way, through symbolism both profound and playful, you may discover new insights into a magical life. Those readers wishing to explore further are invited to the select Crucible Club at
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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The Column of Marcus Aurelius: The Genesis and Meaning of a Roman…


The Column of Marcus Aurelius: The Genesis and Meaning of a Roman Imperial Monument (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)
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You’re It by Leonard J. Marcus, Eric J. McNulty+

You’re It: Crisis, Change, and How to Lead When It Matters Most by Leonard J. Marcus, Eric J. McNulty, Joseph M. Henderson, Barry C. Dorn
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 2.4 MB
Overview: Become a better crisis leader while equipping yourself with the tools for every day transformative leadership
Today, in an instant, leaders can find themselves face-to-face with crisis. An active shooter. A media controversy. A data breach. In You’re It, the faculty of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative at Harvard University takes you to the front lines of some of the toughest decisions facing our nation’s leaders-from how to mobilize during a hurricane or in the aftermath of a bombing to halting a raging pandemic. They also take readers through the tough decision-making inside the world’s largest companies, hottest startups, and leading nonprofits.

The authors introduce readers to the pragmatic model and methods of Meta-Leadership. They show you how to understand what is happening during a moment of crisis and change, what to do about it, and how to hone these skills to lead high-performing teams. Then, when crisis hits, you can pivot to be the leader people follow when it matters most.
A book for turbulent times, You’re It is essential reading for anyone preparing to lead an adaptive team through crisis and change.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Soldier Spy by Tom Marcus

Soldier Spy by Tom Marcus
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 160 MB
Overview: In the boot were six homemade pipe bombs, all linked to detonate at the same time from a single call on a brand-new pay-as-you-go phone found on the target.

Special Branch also found Chinese Type 56 assault rifles with eight full magazines of ammunition. His target was a local school. He planned to attack two coaches of teenagers returning home after a school trip to France. Approximately 60 children, their accompanying teachers and their waiting parents. He was going to kill them all.

‘My world was dark, no colour, no right or wrong and no backup. People like me exist to fight those no one else dares face. I wasn’t the last resort; I was the only option.’

Tom Marcus was recruited by MI5 in the wake of the 7/7 attacks on London. After five years spent undercover as part of a covert British Army special operations unit, he offered the Security Service the edge they so desperately needed. Following months of intensive training, Marcus was thrown into a world of relentless, unimaginable pressure, a never-ending struggle to prevent terrorist atrocities on our city streets, foil devastating strikes against the nation’s infrastructure, and keep our country’s secrets safe from foreign spies. Split-second decisions carried life or death consequences. And not all his colleagues would survive the fight.

In this explosive firsthand account, Soldier Spy lifts the lid on the war being waged by MI5 to keep us safe in our towns and cities for the first time – a blistering, visceral insight into life on the front line against terror, revealed in never-before-heard detail.

It was a job which would inevitably exact a heavy price. But when it came down to it, Marcus knew he didn’t have a choice.

‘Some people join the service out of a sense of duty, some out of wanting to do some good by removing the evil. I did it because it’s all I knew. I’m a hunter of people, and I’m damn good at it.’
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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Meditations Made Simple by Marcus Aurelius,‎ Shane Stott (.M4B)

Meditations Made Simple by Marcus Aurelius,‎ Shane Stott
Requirements: .M4A/.M4B reader, 133 MB
Overview: Over the course of several years, I paraphrased the original English text (Long 1862) into a simplified and easy to absorb version I call Meditations Made Simple. The Narrator of this audiobook makes it a joy to listen to.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 182 MB
Overview: Meditations is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy. Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius wrote his Meditations as a means of guidance and self-improvement almost 2000 years ago. Aurelius never meant for the text to be published as it was only meant as tool for himself.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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Meditations – Marcus Aurelius [Audiobook]

Meditations – Marcus Aurelius [Audiobook]

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KD by Marcus Thompson

KD: Kevin Durant’s Relentless Pursuit to Be the Greatest by Marcus Thompson
Requirements: EPUB Reader 33.33 MB
Overview: Golden State Warriors insider and bestselling author Marcus Thompson delivers the definitive biography of one of the most extraordinary basketball players in NBA history-Kevin Durant.
The NBA has never seen a player quite like Kevin Durant. Larry Bird wasn’t as quick, Magic Johnson didn’t have such a range, and Michael Jordan wasn’t seven feet tall. Durant handles the ball like Allen Iverson, shoots like Dirk Nowitzki, and has the scoring instincts of Kobe Bryant. He does it in a body that’s about as big as Hakeem Olajuwon. Butultimately, Kevin Durant is like no one but himself.
After an incredible first season with Golden State, Kevin Durant earned the coveted NBA Finals MVP award: he was the Warriors’ top scorer in every game of the 2017 Finals, helping the team snatch the title from LeBron James and the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers.
As a sports columnist for The Athletic Bay Area, and longtime beat reporter covering the Golden State Warriors, Marcus Thompson is perfectly positioned to trace Durant’s inspirational journey. KD follows Durant’s underdog story from his childhood spent in poverty outside DC; to his rise playing on AAU teams with future NBA players; to becoming a star and hometown hero for the Oklahoma Thunder; to his controversial decision to play for the NBA rival Golden State Warriors; to his growth from prodigy into a man, in the first true inside account of this superstar player.
KD is a powerful, moving biography of a modern-day legend and an essential read for all sports fans-or anyone who wants to know: what’s it like to shoot for greatness?
Genre: Non-Fiction – Biographies

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Interpreted Languages and Compositionality by Marcus Kracht

Interpreted Languages and Compositionality by Marcus Kracht
Requirements: .PDF reader, 2 MB
Overview: This book argues that languages are composed of sets of ‘signs’, rather than ‘strings’. This notion, first posited by de Saussure in the early 20th century, has for decades been neglected by linguists, particularly following Chomsky’s heavy critiques of the 1950s. Yet since the emergence of formal semantics in the 1970s, the issue of compositionality has gained traction in the theoretical debate, becoming a selling point for linguistic theories.Yet the concept of ‘compositionality’ itself remains ill-defined, an issue this book addresses. Positioning compositionality as a cornerstone in linguistic theory, it argues that, contrary to widely held beliefs, there exist non-compositional languages, which shows that the concept of compositionality has empirical content. The author asserts that the existence of syntactic structure can flow from the fact that a compositional grammar cannot be delivered without prior agreement on the syntactic structure of the constituents.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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The Creativity Code by means of Marcus du Sautoy

The Creativity Code: Art and Innovation within the Age of AI by means of Marcus du Sautoy
Requirements: .PDF reader, 1 MB
Overview: The award-winning writer of The Music of the Primes explores the way forward for creativity and the way device studying will disrupt, enrich, and turn into our working out of what it manner to be human.
Can a well-programmed device do anything else a human can – best higher? Complex algorithms are opting for our song, selecting our companions, and using our investments. They can navigate extra information than a physician or attorney and act with better precision. For a few years we have now taken solace within the perception that they are able to’t create. But now that algorithms can be informed and adapt, does the way forward for creativity belong to machines, too?
It is tricky to believe a greater information to the bewildering global of synthetic intelligence than Marcus du Sautoy, a celebrated Oxford mathematician whose paintings on symmetry within the 9th measurement has taken him to the vertiginous fringe of mathematical working out. In The Creativity Code he considers what device studying manner for the way forward for creativity. The Pollockizer can produce drip art work within the taste of Jackson Pollock, Botnik spins off fanciful (if incredible) scenes impressed by means of J. Okay. Rowling, and the music-composing set of rules Emmy controlled to idiot a panel of Bach professionals. But do those techniques simply mimic, or do they have got what it takes to create? Du Sautoy argues that to respond to this query, we want to know the way the algorithms that force them paintings – and this brings him again to his personal topic of arithmetic, with its puzzles, constraints, and engaging chances.
While most up-to-date books on AI center of attention on the way forward for paintings, The Creativity Code strikes us to the leading edge of ingenious new applied sciences and provides a extra sure and surprising imaginative and prescient of our long run cohabitation with machines. It demanding situations us to rethink what it manner to be human – and to crack the creativity code.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Rituals of Childhood by Ivan G. Marcus

Rituals of Childhood: Jewish Acculturation in Medieval Europe by Ivan G. Marcus
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 5.3 MB
Overview: In medieval times, when a Jewish boy of five began religious schooling, he was carried from home to a teacher and placed on the teacher’s lap. He was then asked to recite the Hebrew alphabet and lick honey from the slate on which it was written, to eat magically inscribed cooked peeled eggs and cakes, to recite an incantation against a demon of forgetfulness, and then to go down to the riverbank with the teacher, where he was told that his future study of the Torah, like the rushing river, would never end. This book–Ivan Marcus’s erudite and novel interpretation of this rite of passage–presents a new anthropological historical approach to Jewish culture and acculturation in medieval Christian Europe.

Marcus traces ancient Jewish and Greco-Roman elements in the rite and then analyzes it from different perspectives, making use of narrative, legal, poetic, ethnographic, and pictorial sources, as well as firsthand accounts. He then describes contemporary medieval Christian images and initiation rites–including the eucharist and the Madonna and child–as contexts within which to understand the ceremony. He is the first to investigate how medieval Jews were aware of, drew upon, and polemically transformed Christian religious symbols into Jewish counterimages in order to affirm the truth of Judaism and to make sense of living as Jews in an intensely Christian culture.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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The Great Unknown by Marcus du Sautoy

The Great Unknown: Seven Journeys to the Frontiers of Science by Marcus du Sautoy
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 394 MB
Overview: A captivating journey to the outer reaches of human knowledge
Ever since the dawn of civilization, we have been driven by a desire to know – to understand the physical world and the laws of nature. But are there limits to human knowledge? Are some things simply beyond the predictive powers of science? Or are those challenges the next big discovery waiting to happen?
In The Great Unknown, one of the world’s most beloved mathematicians takes us into the minds of science’s greatest innovators as he probes the many deep mysteries we have yet to solve. He reminds us that major breakthroughs were often ridiculed at the time of their discovery and takes us on a whirlwind tour of seven frontiers of knowledge, where scientists are grappling with the unknown. Can you locate consciousness in the brain? Is our universe infinite? What is dark energy made of? What happens to time in space? Is it possible to beat ageing?
At once exhilarating and mind bending, The Great Unknown will challenge you to think in new ways about every aspect of the known world. It invites us to consider big questions – about who we are and the nature of God – that even the most creative scientists have yet to answer definitively.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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