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Ambrose 2009 Art Calendar
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A collection of luminous landscape paintings of Florida. Reproduced from original egg tempera paintings by renowned artist Daniel Ambrose.
The Works of Ambrose Bierce (19 Books)
This collection has all of the following works:
Bits of Autobiography, The Land Beyond the Blow, Ashes of the Beacon ; an Historical Monograph Written in 4930, the Monk and the Hangman’s... More > Daughter, Can Such Things Be?, In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians, Fantastic Fables, Negligible Tales, The Parenticide Club, The Fourth Estate, The Ocean Wave, “On with the Dance!”, a review, Epigrams, Black Beetles in Amber, Shapes of Clay, The Fiend’s Delight, Cobwebs from an Empty Skull, Present at a Hanging, and other ghost stories, A Son of the Gods and a Horseman in the Sky
The Shadow on the Dial, and other essays, The Devil’s Dictionary, Write It Right : A Little Blacklist of Literary Faults , A Cynic Looks at Life< Less
Exposition of the Christian Faith
On the eve of setting out for the East, to aid his uncle Valens in repelling a Gothic invasion, Gratian, the Emperor of the West, requested St. Ambrose to write him a treatise in proof of the... More > Divinity of Jesus Christ. Gratian's object in making this request was to secure some sort of preservative against the corrupting influence of Arianism, which at that time (a.d. 378) had gained the upper hand of Orthodoxy in the Eastern provinces of the Empire, owing to its establishment at the Imperial Court. In compliance with Gratian's wish, the Bishop of Milan composed a treatise, which now forms the first two Books of the De Fide. With this work the Emperor was so much pleased that on his return from the East, after the death of Valens at Hadrianople, he wrote to St. Ambrose, begging for a fresh copy of the treatise, and further, for its enlargement by the addition of a discourse on the Divinity of the Holy Spirit.< Less
On the Holy Spirit
The three books on the Holy Spirit are, as St. Ambrose says himself, a sequel to those on the Faith, and the two treatises together have been sometimes quoted as if one, with the title, De Trinitate.... More > But we see from Gratian's letter to St. Ambrose, and from the reply, that each treatise is separate, and the De Spiritu Sancto was written some years later, a.d. 381.< Less
Ambrose 2009 - 2010
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Ambrose University College Yearbook 2009 - 2010.
Ambrose Bierce Antología
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce (Meigs, Ohio Estados Unidos, 24 de junio de 1842 – Chihuahua, 26 de diciembre de 1913) fue un escritor, periodista y editorialista estadounidense. Su estilo lúcido... More > y vehemente le ha permitido conservar la popularidad un siglo después de su muerte, mientras que muchos de sus contemporáneos han pasado al olvido. Ese mismo estilo cáustico hizo que un crítico le apodara El amargo Bierce (Bitter Bierce).< Less