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    okładka To the Lions, Ebook | Alfred J. Church
    okładka To the Lions, Ebook | Alfred J. Church

    Alfred John Church (1829-1912) was an English classical scholar. He was born in London and was educated at King’s College, London and Lincoln College, Oxford. From 1880 until 1888 he was professor of Latin at University College, London. While at University College in partnership with William Jackson Brodribb, he translated Tacitus and edited Pliny’s Letters. Church also wrote a number of stories in English re-telling of classical tales and legends for young people. He was a...

    okładka Lords of the World. A Tale of the Fall of Carthage and Corinth, Ebook | Alfred J. Church
    okładka Lords of the World. A Tale of the Fall of Carthage and Corinth, Ebook | Alfred J. Church

    The hero of this book is a Greek enemy of Rome, who vainly tries to resist the all-conquering Romans. During the course of his trials he befriends Hasdrubal, the Carthaginian general, Polybius, the great historian of the Punic Wars, and Scipio the Younger, the general who conquers Carthage. During the course of his struggle, he begins to understand the weaknesses of the Greek and Punic civilizations, and why they are unable to resist the domination of Rome. Originally publi...

    okładka The Burning of Rome. A Story of the Days of Nero, Ebook | Alfred J. Church
    okładka The Burning of Rome. A Story of the Days of Nero, Ebook | Alfred J. Church

    Alfred J. Church was a 19th century historian best known for his comprehensive histories on different periods of the Roman Empire, including this one. Vivid story of Rome in the days of Nero, beginning with the burning of the city, seemingly ordered by Nero himself. The narrative revolves around a set of characters who suffer acutely in the cruel persecutions of the Christians, set in motion by Nero after the fire to deflect blame for the conflagration from himself and fast...

    okładka The Story of the Last Days of Jerusalem, Ebook | Alfred J. Church
    okładka The Story of the Last Days of Jerusalem, Ebook | Alfred J. Church

    „The Story of the Last Days of Jerusalem” is a history that covers the fall of Jerusalem at the hands of the Roman Empire, the culmination of centuries of conflict in the region between the Romans and Jewish inhabitants. Recounts the events leading up to the opening of the war with the Romans, Josephus’s brave defense of Jotapata, its final capture and his escape from death, and finally the siege of Jerusalem, the burning of the temple, and the razing of the city. Alfred J....

    okładka The Count of the Saxon Shore, Ebook | Alfred J. Church
    okładka The Count of the Saxon Shore, Ebook | Alfred J. Church

    So little is known from history about the last years of the Roman occupation that the writer of fiction has almost a free hand. In this story a novel, but, it is hoped, not an improbable, view is taken in an important event – the withdrawal of the legions. This is commonly assigned to the year 410, when the Emperor Honorius formally withdrew the Imperial protection from Britain. But the usurper Constantine had actually removed the British army two years before; and, as he w...

    okładka Lucius. Adventures of a Roman Boy, Ebook | Alfred J. Church
    okładka Lucius. Adventures of a Roman Boy, Ebook | Alfred J. Church

    Alfred John Church (1829-1912) was an English classical scholar. He was born in London and was educated at King’s College London, and Lincoln College, Oxford, he took holy orders and was an assistant-master at Merchant Taylors’ School for many years. Church wrote a number of stories in English re-telling of classical tales and legends for young people. „Lucius Adventures of a Roman Boy”, follows Lucius as he talks with Cicero, meets Spartacus, falls in love, is kidnapped by...

    okładka Stories from Livy, Ebook | Alfred J. Church
    okładka Stories from Livy, Ebook | Alfred J. Church

    „Stories From Livy” is a great collection of stories about important events and people in Roman history. Tales of early Roman history drawn from the greatest of Roman historians, and admirably retold by Alfred J. Church. Features stories of the founding of Rome, the expulsion of kings, and the early days of the republic. It covers the period from the founding of Rome through the Samnite Wars (about 750 to 300 B.C.). Famous stories of the Roman kings, and such early heroes a...

    okładka Life in the Days of Cicero, Ebook | Alfred J. Church
    okładka Life in the Days of Cicero, Ebook | Alfred J. Church

    Alfred J. Church was a 19th century historian best known for his comprehensive histories on different periods of the Roman Empire, including this one. „Life in the Days of Cicero” is a fascinating look at the life of one of the most influential men in the ancient world: Marcus Tullius Cicero. It portraits of various characters provide a description of life and manners in first century B.C. Rome. Philosopher, politician, lawyer, Cicero made his name with his famous orations ...

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