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The Burning of Rome - ebook/epub
The Burning of Rome - ebook/epub
Alfred J. Church
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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...

The Story of the Last Days of Jerusalem - ebook/epub
The Story of the Last Days of Jerusalem - ebook/epub
Alfred J. Church
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„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...

Stories from Livy - ebook/epub
Stories from Livy - ebook/epub
Alfred J. Church
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„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...

The Count of the Saxon Shore - ebook/epub
The Count of the Saxon Shore - ebook/epub
Alfred J. Church
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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...

Lords of the World - ebook/epub
Lords of the World - ebook/epub
Alfred J. Church
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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...

Life in the Days of Cicero - ebook/epub
Life in the Days of Cicero - ebook/epub
Alfred J. Church
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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...

To the Lions - ebook/epub
To the Lions - ebook/epub
Alfred J. Church
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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...

Lucius - ebook/epub
Lucius - ebook/epub
Alfred J. Church
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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...