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Brooks Men's Ghost 6 Running Shoes grey Size: 10
Brooks Men's Ghost 6 Running Shoes grey Size: 10
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4.0 out of 5 stars VERY WELL MADE AND CUSHIONED SHOE, 22 April 2014
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Very comfortable distance trainer with really good cushioning - on a par with the Nike Vomero. This is exactly what it says on the box...


Lenovo G500 15.6-inch Laptop - Black (Intel Pentium 2020M 2.4GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8 Home Premium)
Lenovo G500 15.6-inch Laptop - Black (Intel Pentium 2020M 2.4GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8 Home Premium)

4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Standard laptop with good features - very good VFM, 19 Jan. 2014
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Good laptop with most modern feature eg has a silent fan and built in web cam etc which are nice touches but what one would expect - however for the price it can't be faulted. The cases is a but rigid plastic but again I bought it for functionality not looks. Worth considering for value - suitable for everything but avid online games.players.


Lenovo S6000 10.1-inch Tablet (Black) - (Quad Core 1.2GHz Processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, WLAN, BT, 2x camera, Android 4.2)
Lenovo S6000 10.1-inch Tablet (Black) - (Quad Core 1.2GHz Processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, WLAN, BT, 2x camera, Android 4.2)

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent - for a 10 inch Tablet - good VFM, 19 Jan. 2014
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This is a very good 10 inch tablet and has a lot of good features. It is very good value for money for 10 inch and anyone considering a tablet for the first time (or looking good value) should.give it serious consideration.


Apocalypse: The Great Jewish Revolt Against Rome AD 66-73
Apocalypse: The Great Jewish Revolt Against Rome AD 66-73
by Neil Faulkner
Edition: Paperback

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars APOLCALYPSE - The Great Jewish Revolt Against Rome AD66 -73, 17 Feb. 2012
This is the most accessible book on this area of history that I have read. It combines the best scholarly traditions with a 'cracking good read'. This is as should be for a book that takes its history and communication to a wide audience seriously. It moves at pace and I am slightly bemused as to how it has been seen by others as about Roman history and not Jewish. The historical accounts are about the Jewish society, politics and beliefs of the era. The Romans are just the Romans - constant and cruel out to rule the world. No surprises there. The real strength of the book is getting behind how the final apocalypse came to pass and the many 'players' that took part on the Jewish side and also of course the Vespasian clan. Lots of sieges, last stands and massacres, brave and foolish peoples and traitors. Including a very detailed account of role in events of the hisorian Josephus. It deals very effectively with powerplay of elites and peasantry with comparisons for the modern day for those who like to compare. Like all good history there are no sides just stories and facts - however it is very much in the theme of the revolutionary love for self destruction and that eventually: none trespass against us as much as we trespass against ourselves. Although when all is said and done the Romans trespassed against an awful lot of people. Pax Romanus!


The Bones of St. Peter. The Fascinating Account of the Search for the Apostle's Body.
The Bones of St. Peter. The Fascinating Account of the Search for the Apostle's Body.
by John Evangelist Walsh
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars INTERESTING BUT DATED, 3 Oct. 2010
The bones of St Peter is a very good account of the original story of the archaeology that took place beneath St Peters and covers the 'dig' in detail, including some of the stranger aspects of the very unscientific archaeological aberrations that took place. It also makes a plea for further scientific analysis that was not available or not as reliable at the time eg DNA analysis etc. Its one disappointing failing is that it lacks any real analysis, photographic or detailed comparisons between the alleged remains of St Peters Head held in St John Laterano and those skull fragments found in the Storeroom of St Peters. Its main line being an edict that "there were no inconsistencies". For those interested in such things this is a bit incomplete and would have been easily achievable at the time. The other unsatisfactory aspects is the graffiti analysis which suffers a bit from 'if one looks hard enough, one will find' and relies on limited expert opinion. If modern criminal cases have shown anything it is that this is a slippery slope. In summary, although given the timing of the archeology means there is a real lack of modern scientific information, this is a fair and well written representation of what is known to have taken place, including the deviation from acceptable archaeological methodology. At a time when Vatican sanctioned DNA and Isotopic analysis has been carried out on the remains of St Paul (also in Rome)despite the inherent destruction of the 'relic' - it begs the question as to when the next book on the Bones of St Peter will be written. One feels, on finishing the book unsatisfied in a modern sense, with its 'proofs' and that there is more to the 'story' of the alleged relationship of St Peter and Rome still to be discovered and examined.
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