By GOLD AWARD Winning author Rich DiSilvio
Tales of Titans Vol. II, brings great historical figures to life with concise yet compelling essays, coupled with engaging narratives that enlighten readers to the miraculous deeds, and misdeeds, of numerous titans who have shaped Western civilization.
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.
Titans featured in this volume: The Medicis, Gutenberg, Lorenzo de Medici, Savonarola, Leonardo & Machiavelli, Martin Luther, Queen Elizabeth I, Shakespeare, Galileo, Darwin, Marx, Freud, Marconi, Edison & Tesla, Einstein & Fermi and von Braun.