- Author:Alfred J. Church
- Publisher:Wilder Publications (March 26, 2009)
- Pages:100 pages
- Subcategory:Literature & Fiction
- FB2 format1404 kb
- ePUB format1827 kb
- DJVU format1798 kb
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by Alfred J. Church (Author). This has been an excellent read for my 12 year old - I have read it too, and it follows the real Aeneid so well, has similar Homeric style - long similes, and such, but well-suited to younger age groups, maybe 4th-8th grade.
by Alfred J. It is a great book to read before actually delving into the real Aeneid, which my son will do in high school.
Follow Aeneid as he flees a burning Troy with his family and sets out on a dangerous journey to found what will one day become The Roman Empire. Thrill with him as he gets caught up in conflicts between the gods, all the while striving to complete his own grand destiny. Virgil intended this book to be a sequel to the Iliad and the Odyssey, and as such it takes up with events just after the finish of the Odyssey. Inscribed here are myths and legends and tales of bravery destined to last for all time. Adventures & Detectives History Traditional Stories Fantasy Young Adult Classics.
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Interesting differences between books written "for boys and girls" in 1962 and today: there was a forward and . In simple flowing style, Alfred J. Church retells Virgil's story of Aeneas' flight from fallen Troy to his final settlement in Latium.
Interesting differences between books written "for boys and girls" in 1962 and today: there was a forward and an afterward. You will follow the noble Aeneas through magical waters and strange ports to Carthage where he meets the enchanting Dido; then descend with him and his benevolent guid Sibyl to the land of the dead, and finally learn how the oracle was fulfilled and the high destiny of the Roman state founded. from the front fly-leaf of The Aeneid.
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by Alfred J Church (Author). I found it a little slow going at times. I just wanted to know the story and this book fills that need. Would recommend it to parents who want their children to know about these legends.
So they made a bier of arbutus and oak, and laid the body on it, covered with branches of trees. Like a flower it lay-a violet or a hyacinth which some girl has picked. It has colour and beauty still, but it must fade, for the earth does not nourish it any more. neas wrapped one purple robe woven with threads of gold round the body, and another round the head. Some carried the arms which Pallas had won in battle; another carried his helmet and shield-the other arms Turnus had taken; and yet another led his charger.
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