Category: Epic

Waylander (Drenai Tales, Book 4) by David Gemmell

By David Gemmell

All of Waylander's instincts had screamed at him to spurn the agreement from Kaem the harsh, the killer of countries. yet he had missed them. He had made his kill. or even as he went to gather his gold, he knew that he were betrayed.
Now the darkish Brotherhood and the hounds of chaos have been searching him, while Kaem's armies waged struggle at the Drenai lands, reason on killing each guy, lady, and baby. The Drenai squaddies have been doomed to final defeat, and chaos may quickly reign.
Then an odd outdated guy informed Waylander that the single method to flip the tide of conflict will be for Waylander himself to retrieve the mythical Armor of Bronze from its hiding position deep inside a shadow-haunted land. He will be hunted. He used to be sure to fail. yet he needs to try out, the outdated guy commanded--commanded within the identify of his son, the king, who were slain through an assassin...
Waylander used to be the main not going of heroes--for he used to be a traitor, the Slayer who had killed the king...

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The Goddess Queen: The Rys Chronicles Book II by Tracy Falbe

By Tracy Falbe

The Rys Chronicles proceed as Shan?€™s uprising grows. Queen Onja, hoping to kill Shan earlier than he can lead his armies opposed to her stronghold, sends her Kezanada brokers to seek him with enchanted guns. Onja additionally starts off to coach one other rys within the methods of conflict magic to assist her within the coming conflict. Dreibrand Veta, now Shan?€™s basic, works demanding to arrange their armies for the invasion of the rys place of origin. Miranda struggles to wait and see whereas her little ones stay hostage in Onja?€™s family, and he or she dedicates herself to Shan and his uprising even if it capability breaking the stern patriarchal traditions of the bigger tradition. as soon as the armies start to march, each person needs to undergo the various horrors of conflict. Tempers fray and goals flare because the expenses of attacking Onja mount. yet Shan stomachs his guilt over inspiring such clash and at last demanding situations Onja in a duel of magic. To safeguard her throne, Onja summons her magic secrets and techniques which have been buried on account that precedent days.

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Vergil's Aeneid: Hero War Humanity by G. B. Cobbold

By G. B. Cobbold

Patrick Romane the following the thrill, experience, romance and glory of Vergil's vintage emerge from a energetic kind and evocative prose. booklet Description one of many pillars of Western literary culture, Vergil s Aeneid can be an awesome learn: the tale of a guy whose urban is destroyed in conflict, and of his trip to discover his position in future. This epic has all of it: adventures at the excessive seas, ardour, battles, monsters, magic, meddling gods, and struggles that attempt the ethical fiber of either women and men. The Aeneid has been deemed some of the most influential poems in global literature. And but, a translation with broad charm has been missing formerly. G. B. Cobbold joined with Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers to provide an Aeneid that offers the epic its due because the rousing and relocating tale that it truly is, whereas last precise to the spirit of the Latin unique. This an Aeneid like no different: a clean, page-turning rendition that reads like a unique, yet has the vividness of poetic language, with appealing and available reader aids. bound to turn into a prized standard!Also available:The paintings of the Aeneid - ISBN 086516598XParsed Vergil: thoroughly Scanned-Parsed Vergil's Aeneid e-book I - ISBN 0865166307For over 30 years Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers has produced the very best quality Latin and historical Greek books. From Dr. Seuss books in Latin to Plato's Apology, Bolchazy-Carducci's titles support readers find out about old Rome and Greece; the Latin and historic Greek languages are alive and good with titles like Cicero's De Amicitia and Kaegi's Greek Grammar. We additionally characteristic a line of up to date jap eu and WWII books. many of the components we submit in comprise: choices From The Aeneid Latin Grammar & Pronunciation Greek Grammar & Pronunciation Texts assisting Wheelock's Latin Classical writer workbooks: Vergil, Ovid, Horace, Catullus, Cicero Vocabulary playing cards For AP decisions: Vergil, Ovid, Catullus, Horace Greek Mythology Greek Lexicon Slovak tradition And historical past

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Written Voices, Spoken Signs: Tradition, Performance, and by Egbert J. Bakker, Ahuvia Kahane

By Egbert J. Bakker, Ahuvia Kahane

Written Voices, Spoken symptoms is a stimulating creation to new views on Homer and different conventional epics. making the most of contemporary examine on language and social alternate, the 9 essays during this quantity concentrate on functionality and viewers reception of oral poetry. those leading edge essays through top students of Homer, oral poetics, and epic invite us to reconsider a few key suggestions for an realizing of conventional epic poetry. Egbert Bakker examines the epic performer's use of time and stressful in recounting a earlier that's alive. Tackling the query of full-length functionality of the enormous Iliad, Andrew Ford considers the level to which the paintings was once perceived as a coherent complete within the archaic age. John Miles Foley addresses questions about spoken indicators and the method of reference in epic discourse, and Ahuvia Kahane reports rhythm as a semantic consider the Homeric functionality. Richard Martin indicates a brand new variety of functionality features for the Homeric simile. And Gregory Nagy establishes the significance of 1 characteristic of epic language, the ellipsis. those six essays headquartered on Homer have interaction with basic matters which are addressed by way of 3 essays basically occupied with medieval epic: these by way of Franz Bäuml at the notion of truth; via Wulf Oesterreicher on forms of orality; and through Ursula Schaefer on written and spoken media. of their advent the editors spotlight the underlying strategy and viewpoints of this collaborative quantity.

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The Lost Road and Other Writings (The History of by J.R.R. Tolkien

By J.R.R. Tolkien

The 5th quantity of the background of Middle-earth, containing the early myths and legends which resulted in the writing of Tolkien's epic story of warfare, The Silmarillion. on the finish of 1937, J R R Tolkien reluctantly put aside his paintings at the myths and heroic legends of Valinor and Middle-earth and started The Lord of the jewelry. This 5th quantity of The heritage of Middle-earth completes the exam of his writing as much as that point. Later types of The Annals of Valinor and The Annals of Beleriand were composed, The Silmarillion used to be nearing finishing touch in a drastically amplified shape, and a brand new Map were made. The legend of the Downfall of Numenor had entered the paintings, together with these valuable principles: the area Made around and the instantly course into the vanished West. heavily linked to this was once the deserted 'time-travel' tale The misplaced street, linking the realm of Numenor and Middle-earth with the legends of many different instances and peoples. additionally integrated during this quantity is the The Lhammas, as essay at the complicated languages and dialects of Middle-earth, and an 'etymological dictionary' containing an intensive account of Elvish vocabularies.

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The Argonautika by Apollonios Rhodios by Apollonios Rhodios, Visit Amazon's Peter Green Page, search

By Apollonios Rhodios, Visit Amazon's Peter Green Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Peter Green,

The Argonautika, the one surviving epic of the Hellenistic period, is a retelling of the story of Jason and the Golden Fleece, probably the oldest extant Greek fable. Peter Green's full of life, readable verse translation captures the rapid narrative circulation of Apollonios's epic Greek. This increased paperback version comprises Green's incisive remark, creation, and glossary.

Alternate spelling: Argonautica, Apollonius Rhodius

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The Lost Ones: Book 3 of the Veil by Christopher Golden

By Christopher Golden

Bestselling writer Christopher Golden brings his epic, cutting edge trilogy, the Veil, to an astounding end because the mythic realm of heroes and monsters turns into the positioning of humanity’s last—and greatest—showdown.In the realm of the mythical, each delusion and folktale is genuine. that's what Oliver Bascombe realized at the different facet of the Veil, the place humanity's legends have hidden away for hundreds of years. yet even legends have legends, and Oliver has discovered of a prophecy that many think he and his sister, Collette, have come to the 2 Kingdoms to meet. earlier than they could realize the reality, the Bascombe siblings needs to support to prevent an apocalyptic battle that threatens to break the 2 Kingdoms, resolve a conspiracy, and stop a strong sorcerer from severing the realm of people from the area of the mythical forever.But first Oliver must plot an get away from an impregnable palace dungeon the place he and his allies were imprisoned . . . for regicide.As previous heroes and pals best friend themselves for one final conflict, even older enemies stand arrayed opposed to them. Is humanity able to face its legends head-on? For Oliver Bascombe, the associated fee should be more expensive than even he may well ever think.

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Royal Exile: Book One of The Valisar Trilogy by Fiona McIntosh

By Fiona McIntosh

From out of the East they got here driving like a cruel plague—destroying country after nation and the sovereigns who had formerly mocked the warlord Loethar and his barbarian horde. Now just one land continues to be unconquered—the greatest, richest, and strongest realm of the Denova Set . . . Penraven. The Valisar royals of Penraven face yes loss of life, for the savage tyrant Loethar covets what they on my own own: the fabled Valisar attraction, an impossible to resist strength to coerce, with the intention to belong to Loethar as soon as each Valisar has been slain. however the final wish of the besieged country is being despatched in mystery from his doomed domestic, within the corporation of a unmarried warrior. the way forward for Penraven now rests at the shoulders of the younger Crown Prince Leonel who, although untried and untested within the methods of conflict, needs to continue to exist brutality and treachery so as to declare the Valisar throne.

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