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Evocation of Virgil in Tolkien's Art: Geritol for the Classics

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Evocation of Virgil in Tolkien's Art: Geritol for the Classics
Author: Robert E. Morse
Product Code: 1763
ISBN: 978-0-86516-176-4
Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 76
Product Format: Paperback
Price:  $28.00

In his Preface, Robert Morse states that both Vergil and Tolkien present myth as an aspect of an historical continuum. For these authors, myth does not seem to represent a falsehood, but rather it seems to narrate a record of experience from which humanity learns. Thus, myth is...a form of memory.

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Follow Your Fates Series: Wrath of Achilles, Journey of Odysseus, and Exile of Aeneas

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Follow Your Fates Series: Wrath of Achilles, Journey of Odysseus, and Exile of Aeneas
Author: Ed DeHoratius   Illustrator: Brian Delandro Hardison
Product Code: 7567
ISBN: 978-0-86516-756-8
Product Format: Paperback
Price:  $32.00

Ed DeHoratius' three dramatic action adventures let YOU experience firsthand the wrenching decisions of the ancient Mediterranean world's most illustrious heroes.

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From Rome to Reformation: Early European History for the New Millennium

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From Rome to Reformation: Early European History for the New Millennium
Author: Rose R. Williams
Product Code: 7184
ISBN: 978-0-86516-718-6
Pages: 95
Product Format: Paperback
Price:  $12.00

Rose Williams skillfully leads the reader through the maze of power plays and the gradual rise of sovereign states that followed the collapse of the Roman Empire. Readers will appreciate Williams' engaging style and her ability to synthesize succinctly this busy period of history. Recognizing the symbiotic relationship between literature and the era in which it was produced, From Rome to Reformation: Early European History for the New Millennium provides a comprehensive overview of the interconnecting historical events, literary figures, and intellectual developments in European history and its Latin literature. This is a perfect companion text for courses in the humanities, western civilization, and Latin.

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From Romulus to Romulus Augustulus: Roman History for the New Millennium

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From Romulus to Romulus Augustulus: Roman History for the New Millennium
Author: Rose R. Williams
Product Code: 6919
ISBN: 978-0-86516-691-2
Pages: 80
Product Format: Paperback
Price:  $12.00

Readers will delight in the fascinating stories of Rome—the quirky, the gory, and the momentous. This book will serve as the perfect companion for the student beginning to study Latin or as an accessible introduction to Roman history for the general reader. Recognizing the symbiotic relationship between literature and the period in which it was produced, From Romulus to Romulus Augustulus: Roman History for the New Millennium provides a comprehensive overview of Roman history and Latin literature.

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Gilgamesh: A Reader

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Gilgamesh: A Reader
Editor: John Maier
Product Code: 3499
ISBN: 978-0-86516-349-2
Pages: 504
Product Format: Hardcover
Price:  $59.00

Gilgamesh: A Reader provides 25 interpretive essays on the epic that stands at the dawn of literature. This collection is designed to enrich the reader's background with selections from experts on Near Eastern literature; to draw connections between Gilgamesh and other literature with interdisciplinary selections; to enliven interest in the world's oldest epic; and to stimulate thought and discussion. Influences of Gilgamesh on later literature, philological and literary studies since 1982, and Gilgamesh from other perspectives are the three broad areas covered.

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