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By Charlotte R. Long

ISBN-10: 9004077162

ISBN-13: 9789004077164

In accordance with the author's thesis (Ph. D.) - Case Western collage, 1980, initially provided less than the name: The twelve gods in Greek and Roman art.

Cette étude sur le groupe des douze dieux dans le monde classique comprend un catalogue des représentations figurées, un recueil des textes classiques avec une traduction anglaise et une longue étude sur los angeles compréhension du groupe divin de l'époque classique jusqu'à l. a. fin de l'Empire romain. Le catalogue des représentations (p. 1-48) nous offre une interprétation, brève mais claire, des monuments, accompagnée d'une bibliographie essentielle. Il s'agit d'une cinquantaine de monuments: presque los angeles moitié d'entre eux est localisée en Méditerranée occidentale, vingt-cinq autres proviennent d'un seul sanctuaire de Lycie et une dizaine de représentations ne nous sont connues que par l. a. description qu'en ont laissée les auteurs anciens. On regrettera que l'A. n'ait pas categoryé les websites par région, se bornant à les ranger par ordre alphabétique. Les deux cartes en fin de quantity ne satisfont que partiellement les exigences du lecteur intéressé par une région particulière.

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By Marion Florence Lansing, Charles Copeland

ISBN-10: 1599151642

ISBN-13: 9781599151649

Provides the easiest tales of all sessions of chivalry, from the times of the founding of the around desk to the loss of life of Chevalier Bayard. It units forth in basic tale shape the advance and growth of knighthood from the time of St. George, who received his spurs through killing the dragon, to the founding, 1000 years later, of the order which bore his identify and embodied in its ritual the top ceremonial of chivalry. With its clarification of the which means of the levels of knighthood, its description of quests and tourneys, and its define of the nice occasions of chivalry, this quantity will function a very good creation to the later studying of Arthurian and different romances, and of the heritage of Charlemagne's wars and the crusades.

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By Stephanie Alexander

ISBN-10: 1470156059

ISBN-13: 9781470156053

While Eleanor Brice unexpectedly wins the center of Gregory Desmarais, Crown Prince of Cartheigh, she's definite she's chanced on her happily-ever-after. regrettably, Prince captivating has a unfastened grip on his mood, a looser grip on his marriage vows, and a decent grip at the bottle. 8 years of mistreatment, isolation and clandestine publication studying not often organize Eleanor for all times at Eclatant Palace, the place ladies are visible, now not heard. in line with Eleanor’s eavesdropping parrot, nobody at courtroom appreciates her unladylike tendency to voice her opinion. To make topic worse, her royal fiancé spends his final evening of bachelorhood on a drunken whoring spree. prior to the ink dries on her marriage proclamation Eleanor realizes that she loves her husband's ally, former soldier Dorian Finley. Eleanor can’t face up to Dorian’s honesty, or his strange admiration for her intelligence, and shortly either are stuck in a perilous obsession. She drowns her confusion in charitable endeavors, however the people’s love can’t shield her from her emotions. while a paranormal crime endangers the bond among unicorns, dragons, and the royal kinfolk, a falsely accused Eleanor needs to transparent her personal identify to save lots of her existence. the line towards vindication will strength a decision among hard-won protection and an most unlikely love. The Cracked Slipper is a publication membership pleasant fairytale retelling within the vein of Gregory Maguire, with a splash of romance. Set in a pseudo-renaissance, corset-and-petticoats enchanted nation, The Cracked Slipper brings a paranormal twist to women’s fiction.

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It is not effortless being small, yet in Brad Sneed's stunning new variation of Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina, no less than existence is filled with experience. quickly after being born from a fiery crimson flower, Thumbelina is abducted from domestic and pursued by means of many suitors, together with a terrible toad, a bumbling beetle, and a grumpy mole--until the plucky heroine unearths a real love who matches her most suitable.
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By Michael J. Tresca

ISBN-10: 1937051536

ISBN-13: 9781937051532

We all know the tale of the Pied Piper, yet there's extra to the tale: What occurred to the rats? What occurred to the kids? whilst a spell is going awry in a rat-baiting festival, scrap discovers he's a bit of either. during this whimsical coming of age story, a operating conflict among Black's gang of pickpockets and Piper's summoned vermin spills out into the streets of Calximus urban. Scrap and his partners needs to navigate the aristocracy and underworlds of rodent and human alike to resolve the secret in their roots. alongside the best way he'll make acquaintances of rat and guy; live to tell the tale cats, goblins, ogres, and witches; and if he's shrewdpermanent sufficient, style sufficient, and believes adequate, Scrap simply may well retailer the dominion ... and himself.

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By H. E. Marshall, A. S. Forrest

ISBN-10: 1599150018

ISBN-13: 9781599150017

Tales of Robin Hood in a full of life retelling that chronicles the occasions of the time during which Robin Hood lived. Describes how and why he got here to stay within the eco-friendly wooden, and the adventures he had there with Little John, Maid Marian, and the Sheriff of Nottingham. choices from the unique ballads are woven into the tale. a pleasant advent to those tales for kids a long time eight and up.

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