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Troy Fall Of Kings

Author : David Gemmell
ISBN : 0345504658
Genre : Fiction
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Darkness falls on the Great Green, and the Ancient World is fiercely divided. On the killing fields outside the golden city of Troy, forces loyal to the Mykene King mass. Among them is Odysseus, fabled storyteller and reluctant ally to the Mykene, who knows that he must soon face his former friends in deadly combat. Within the city, the Trojan king waits. Ailing and bitter, his hope is pinned on two heroes: his favourite son Hektor, and the dread Helikaon who will wreak terrible vengeance for the death of his wife at Mykene hands. War has been declared — a war filled with bloodlust, and peopled by heroes who will live forever in a story that will echo down the centuries. From the Paperback edition.

Troy

Author : David Gemmell
ISBN : 9780345477040
Genre : Fiction
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In the conclusion of the trilogy retelling the story of Homer's "Iliad," the allies of the Mykene king Agamemnon, including a reluctant Odysseus, ruler of Ithaca, and the fierce warrior Achilles, gather to prepare a final onslaught against the Golden City of Troy. Reprint.

The Siege And Fall Of Troy

Author : Robert Graves
ISBN : 9780795336478
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The author of I, Claudius reimagines the Trojan War for the young reader. “The writing is clear, straightforward, and, in places, poetic” (Kirkus Reviews). The Iliad has it all: war, corruption, greed, power, and the passions of both gods and men. In this detailed retelling, Robert Graves draws the major characters of this timeless classic in broad, gritty strokes, making Agamemnon, Paris, Odysseus, and others accessible for young readers. Written with a younger audience in mind, The Siege and Fall of Troy is nevertheless exhaustively researched and compelling enough to be of interest to both students of history and adult readers. With humor, wit, and energy, Graves is expert at weaving a story based on exhaustive scholarly research and deep imaginative prowess.

The Adventures Of Odysseus And The Tale Of Troy

Author : Padraic Colum
ISBN : 9780486115870
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Retelling of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey for young readers recalls the horrid Cyclops, treacherous Sirens, and the evil Circe as they attempt to keep Odysseus from his wife, Penelope. 16 black-and-white illustrations.

Collapse Of The Bronze Age

Author : Manuel Robbins
ISBN : 9780595136643
Genre : History
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His Majesty being powerful, his heart stout, none could stand before him.. All his territory was ablaze with fire, and he burned every foriegn country with his hot breath. Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses II. The bowmen of His Majesty spent six hours of destruction among them. They were delivered to the sword. Egyptian Pharaoh Merneptah. May my father know the enemy ships came. My cities were burned and evil things were done in my country. King of the city of Ugarit to the king of Cyprus. Since there is famine in your house we will starve to death...The living soul of your country you will see no longer. To a Hittite offical stationed in Ugarit. Israel is laid waste, his seed is not. Pharaoh Merneptah. Pharaoh's chariots and his army He cast into the Sea...Book of Exodus. Egypt was adrift and every man was thrown out of his right. There was no leader for years..Pharaoh Ramesses IV. As they (the Sea Peoples) were coming forward toward Egypt, their hearts relying upon their hands, a net was prepared for them....My strong arm has overthrown those who came to exalt themselves. Pharaoh Ramesses III. [of the Greeks] These were destroyed by their own hands and passed to the dank house of chill Hades. Greek writer Hesiod. Returning to Luxor, Egypt, by Nile ship. The author has visited many of the significant archaeological sites mentioned in this book. Front cover, top, Troy VI by Lloyd K. Townsend, bottom, Pharaoh Thotmose IV.

Godly Kings And Early Ethics

Author : Tertius Chandler
ISBN : IND:39000003190829
Genre : History, Ancient
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The Immortal Throne

Author : Stella Gemmell
ISBN : 9781101606520
Genre : Fiction
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No one is safe, and no one is to be trusted as the bloody war that began in Stella Gemmell’s The City continues... The dreaded emperor is dead. The successor to the throne is his nemesis, Archange. Many hope her reign will usher in a new era of freedom and stability. Soon however, word arises of a massive army gathering in the shadows of the north. They are eager to lay waste to the City and annihilate anyone—man, woman, or child—within it. Yet just as the swords clang in fields wet with the blood of warriors, family feuds, ancient rivalries, and political battles rage on within the cold stone walls of the City. A hero must rise up and restore the peace before anything left to fight for is consumed by the madness.

A Companion To Latin Studies

Author : John Edwyn Sandys
ISBN : 9781107497597
Genre : History
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First published in 1921, this book aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to the study of ancient Rome and the Romans. The topics covered include Italian flora and fauna, state religion, typical clothing, medicine, art, literature and law, all written by authors with academic experience in their particular field.

Troy Crete Mycenae Enhanced Ebook

Author : Robert Byrne
ISBN : 9781429116305
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Troy, Crete, & Mycenae contains 12 full-color transparencies (print books) or PowerPoint slides (eBooks), 4 reproducible pages, and a richly detailed teacher's guide. Among the topics covered in this volume are the geography of the ancient Aegean world, Troy and the wooden horse, the siege of Troy, the graves, tombs, and treasures of Mycenae, the Cretan religion, Cretan frescoes, Cretan writing, and the palace of Knossos.

The Roman History

Author : Nathaniel Hooke
ISBN : PRNC:32101064296716
Genre : Rome
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