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Lays of Ancient Rome: The Poetry and Songs of the Roman Peoples, Depicting Their Battles, Folk History and Gods By Thomas Babington Macaulay
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Thomas Babington Macaulay's excellent compendium of Roman narrative poetry consists of works both tragedian and dramatic, which were popular for centuries in Ancient Rome. An acclaimed compilation... More > which has seldom left print since it was first published in 1842, Lays of Ancient Rome refers to the 'lay' - another term for a narrative poem. A total of four lengthy poems are present in this edition, together with a scholarly introduction by the author himself, who also translated the poems. All are dramatizations of events, or popular myths, set during the time of the early Roman Republic. Wonderful for their insight into Roman society and dramatic lore, Lays of Ancient Rome has for years been a supplementary text in classics and literature school courses. Although generally martial in subject matter, the poems emphasize virtues such as courage, self-sacrifice, and a commitment to justice.< Less
Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians: A Collection of Serbian Folklore, Fairy Tales and Poetry, with a History of Serbian Culture By Woislav M. Petrovitch
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Woislav Petrovitch's compendium of Serbian myths and legends is a rich retrospective on the culture and stories of the nation. This edition includes all of the original notes and... More > references. Superbly researched and of great and authentic depth, Woislav's collection was formally approved of by Serbia's Royal Legation, of which the author was a longstanding attache. Commencing with a detailed introduction of Serbia's customs and folk beliefs, we are thrust into an ancient and exotic culture with a history stretching back thousands of years. To set the tone, Petrovitch begins by telling the reader of how the finest poetry of the Serbian mythos was spread and established in the population at large. The first legend we hear is the hero saga of Kralyevitch Marko, a Royal Prince whose adventures were numerous and gallant. In keeping with Serbia's traditions, Marko's bravery and humanity, and even the traits of his trusty steed, receive emphasis in the story.< Less
Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians: A Collection of Serbian Folklore, Fairy Tales and Poetry, with a History of Serbian Culture (Hardcover) By Woislav M. Petrovitch
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Woislav Petrovitch's compendium of Serbian myths and legends is a rich retrospective on the culture and stories of the nation. This edition includes all of the original notes and... More > references. Superbly researched and of great and authentic depth, Woislav's collection was formally approved of by Serbia's Royal Legation, of which the author was a longstanding attache. Commencing with a detailed introduction of Serbia's customs and folk beliefs, we are thrust into an ancient and exotic culture with a history stretching back thousands of years. To set the tone, Petrovitch begins by telling the reader of how the finest poetry of the Serbian mythos was spread and established in the population at large. The first legend we hear is the hero saga of Kralyevitch Marko, a Royal Prince whose adventures were numerous and gallant. In keeping with Serbia's traditions, Marko's bravery and humanity, and even the traits of his trusty steed, receive emphasis in the story.< Less
Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins - Now First Published (Classic Works of Poetry in Hardcover) By Gerard Manley Hopkins
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This compendium of poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins includes his most famous works, together with a careful selection of his most critically acclaimed verses. Hopkins is one of the Victorian era's... More > best appreciated poets, gaining much of his fame for his unique and religiously inspired subjects. A committed Jesuit, his poems were notable for including a technique of Hopkins' own invention named sprung rhythm. This connotes verse which is designed to imitate the patterns and pace of typical human speech. By 1918, when this collection of Hopkins' poetry first appeared, he had gained much renown. To emphasise that several of the entries had never been published previously, the subtitle of 'Now First Published' was appended. This and other anthologies helped introduce the talents of Hopkins to a wider audience, cementing his status in England's literary pantheon.< Less
Bulfinch’s Mythology, All Volumes: "Age of Fable," "The Age of Chivalry," "The Boy Inventor," "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages," "Poetry of the Age of Fable" "Oregon and Eldorado, or Romance of the Rivers," (Hardcover) By Thomas Bulfinch
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Thomas Bulfinch's compendium of Greek, Norse and Anglo-Saxon myths and legends offers superb insight into the origins, themes and contexts of ancient stories. This edition unites all volumes into a... More > single, overarching text perfect for referencing, and inclusive of a lengthy, comprehensive glossary. Bulfinch's Mythology is a crucial text for enthusiasts of ancient myths and lore, as well as students and teachers of classics or ancient literature. It offers a well-researched, literate and comprehensive narration upon legends both renowned and obscure, with insight into the cultures and societies which birthed these stories plentiful. A large portion of this work concerns the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. All the famous characters of Arthurian lore are present; Lancelot, Merlin, Queen Guinevere (Guenever), Tristham and Isolde, Percival and others make their due appearance.< Less
Bulfinch’s Mythology, All Volumes: "Age of Fable," "The Age of Chivalry," "The Boy Inventor," "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages," "Poetry of the Age of Fable" "Oregon and Eldorado, or Romance of the Rivers," By Thomas Bulfinch
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Thomas Bulfinch's compendium of Greek, Norse and Anglo-Saxon myths and legends offers superb insight into the origins, themes and contexts of ancient stories. This edition unites all volumes into a... More > single, overarching text perfect for referencing, and inclusive of a lengthy, comprehensive glossary. Bulfinch's Mythology is a crucial text for enthusiasts of ancient myths and lore, as well as students and teachers of classics or ancient literature. It offers a well-researched, literate and comprehensive narration upon legends both renowned and obscure, with insight into the cultures and societies which birthed these stories plentiful. A large portion of this work concerns the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. All the famous characters of Arthurian lore are present; Lancelot, Merlin, Queen Guinevere (Guenever), Tristham and Isolde, Percival and others make their due appearance.< Less
Poems For The Apocalypse By Gus Galaxy
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SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION: HARDCOVER BOOK - Do you need something to read during the end of the world? Looking for a way to relax amongst the fire and brimstone? Well.. It's finally arrived. Come... More > read POEMS FOR THE APOCALYPSE, the ultimate companion to Ghosts Of Glory! It is a compendium of all the single entry works of Gus Galaxy, but from the storyline perspective of Acacius Aeros, the blue minotaur of Chaotica, the planet of Heaven, through his journey across vast world's and adventures!< Less
The legend of Aurora Borealis and the North Star By Frank Letras
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This is a fascinating collection of poems to suit all tastes, from romance to science-fiction and history to the environment, all subjects are treated with the same care and devotion we have come to... More > expect from this poet.< Less
The legend of Aurora Borealis and the North Star By Frank Letras
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This is a fascinating collection of poems to suit all tastes, from romance to science-fiction and history to the environment, all subjects are treated with the same care and devotion we have come to... More > expect from this poet.< Less
Over Years, A Pattern Forms By Lyle Fellows
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A compendium of poetry by Lyle Fellows. This volume is made up of poems over multiple, formative years.

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