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2. King Hiero’s Adviser

by Peter C. Conrad Paul wasn’t sure what was going on as he looked over and saw Jenny in a white toga with a drawstring around her waist and sandals. He looked down and noticed that he was wearing the … Continue reading

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1. The Mathematician

by Peter C. Conrad Jenny slowly looked at the paintings on the wall as Paul rushed to the huge oak desk that stood in the far corner of their grandfather’s den to find the field book. They had been told … Continue reading

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Prologue

by Peter C. Conrad It was a warm summer day when ten-year-old Paul and his sister, eight-year-old Jenny were asked to go to their grandfather’s large house that stood along the river surrounded by woods. It was large, old, and … Continue reading

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The Collectors Club

by Peter C. Conrad Working in the raw primary materials housed in provincial and national archives provides documents, letters, diary entries that suggest another reality, something beyond what we read in the books produced by historians like me. These anomalies … Continue reading

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