The twelve gods of Greece and Rome by Charlotte R. Long

By Charlotte R. Long

In accordance with the author's thesis (Ph. D.) - Case Western collage, 1980, initially offered lower than the identify: The twelve gods in Greek and Roman art.

Cette étude sur le groupe des douze dieux dans le monde classique comprend un catalogue des représentations figurées, un recueil des textes classiques avec une traduction anglaise et une longue étude sur l. a. compréhension du groupe divin de l'époque classique jusqu'à l. a. fin de l'Empire romain. Le catalogue des représentations (p. 1-48) nous offre une interprétation, brève mais claire, des monuments, accompagnée d'une bibliographie essentielle. Il s'agit d'une cinquantaine de monuments: presque l. a. moitié d'entre eux est localisée en Méditerranée occidentale, vingt-cinq autres proviennent d'un seul sanctuaire de Lycie et une dizaine de représentations ne nous sont connues que par los angeles description qu'en ont laissée les auteurs anciens. On regrettera que l'A. n'ait pas categoryé les websites par région, se bornant à les ranger par ordre alphabétique. Les deux cartes en fin de quantity ne satisfont que partiellement les exigences du lecteur intéressé par une région particulière.

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Graphic Myths and Legends: the Hero Twins: Against the Lords by Dan Jolley

By Dan Jolley

Can younger boys outsmart and outwit the lords of dying? The Hero Twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque, have been blessed via the Mayan gods with specified powers. yet their excellent ability at taking part in Pok-ta-Pok, the Mayan ball online game, angers the lords of Xibalba, rulers of the land of the lifeless. while the lords problem them to a Pok-ta-Pok video game in Xibalba, the twins be aware of they need to use all in their powers and crafty to defeat the lords' many demanding situations. Will they continue to exist the land of the useless?

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Robin Hood And The Golden Arrow by Robert D. San Souci, Earl B. Lewis

By Robert D. San Souci, Earl B. Lewis

Robert San Souci retells the vintage and funny story of Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow.

Acclaimed writer Robert San Souci and Caldecott Honor illustrator and Coretta Scott King Award winner E. B. Lewis retell the vintage legend of Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow.
Robin Hood and his dependable band create a plan to outsmart the Sheriff of Nottingham by means of attending an archery contest in conceal. in any case, it's Robin Hood and his neighbors who've the final laugh.
Kids of every age will cheer for this vintage story in line with the conventional tale of Robin Hood.

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Die Chroniken von Narnia 04. Prinz Kaspian von Narnia by C. S. Lewis

By C. S. Lewis

Narnia ist in höchster Gefahr! Der grausame Miraz droht die Herrschaft an sich zu reißen. Verzweifelt bläst Prinz Kaspian in das Zauberhorn der ersten Könige von Narnia. Und plötzlich befinden sich Peter, Susan, Lucy und Edmund nicht auf dem Weg zur Schule, sondern in ihrem nächsten großen Abenteuer, um Narnia zu retten.

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The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney

By Jerry Pinkney

The Caldecott Award-winning myth of compassion and kindness retold via acclaimed artist Jerry Pinkney.

In award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney's wordless edition of 1 of Aesop's such a lot cherished fables, an not going pair research that no act of kindness is ever wasted. After a ferocious lion spares a cowering mouse that he'd deliberate to consume, the mouse later involves his rescue, releasing him from a poacher's capture. With bright depictions of the panorama of the African Serengeti and expressively-drawn characters, Pinkney makes this a really particular retelling, and his lovely photos communicate volumes.

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Stories from Plato and Other Classic Writers by Mary E. Burt

By Mary E. Burt

Twenty-seven tales tailored for young ones from choices of works of vintage writers of the traditional international. The tales have been selected by way of the writer for his or her inspirational worth, both "because they contained high quality ethical issues, otherwise simply because they have been poetic statements of common phenomena which would improve the learn of average science." Writers represented within the assortment contain Plato, Homer, Hesiod, Aristophanes, Pliny, and Ovid. various black and white illustrations supplement the textual content. appropriate for a long time 6 and up.

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The Brave Apprentice: A Further Tales Adventure by P. W. Catanese

By P. W. Catanese

"Seven at one blow!" That's what they are saying concerning the courageous Little Tailor -- he killed seven foes with one blow. yet nobody can turn out it's even real. in addition to, that happened decades in the past, and the courageous Little Tailor is now an previous guy. So what occurs whilst a military of offended trolls invades his kingdom?
Meet Patch Ridlin. He's a tailor's uncomplicated apprentice within the distant village of Crossfield. He's a difficult employee who's by no means sought after for a lot, other than probably a bit experience. but if he rescues his pal Osbert from an getting older and decrepit troll, Patch reveals himself anything of a city hero. notice of his bravery fast spreads in the course of the nation-state, and Patch is summoned to the king's fort. King Milo wishes his support to salary warfare on a gang of trolls threatening to smash the dominion.
quickly Patch reveals himself engaged in an all-out conflict opposed to the trolls. With in simple terms the aid of a idiot named Simon and a maddening riddle, can Patch work out the troll's deadly flaw? Or is the dominion destined to perish?

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One-Eye! Two-Eyes! Three-Eyes! A Very Grimm Fairy Tale by Aaron Shepard

By Aaron Shepard

Once there have been 3 sisters who lived jointly in a cottage within the woods. The oldest sister was once no varied from other folks. She had only one eye, correct in the midst of her brow. the center sister used to be additionally relatively traditional. She had one eye on her brow, and one on either side of her face. however the youngest sister used to be assorted. Her identify used to be Two-Eyes, and that is simply what she had.
In this playful retelling of a story from the Brothers Grimm, a tender girl with merciless sisters will get aid from an outdated lady, a good-looking knight, and a few magical verses -- and in any case reveals out she isn't so by myself as she believed.
Rated "A" through leisure Weekly
2007 long island Public Library's "100 Titles for analyzing and Sharing"
Aaron Shepard is the award-winning writer of "The Legend of Lightning Larry," "The Adventures of Mouse Deer," "The Sea King's Daughter," "The Baker's Dozen," and lots of extra teenagers' books. His tales additionally look frequently in Cricket magazine.
Gary Clement is a political cartoonist for Canada's nationwide submit, and the winner of the 1999 Canadian Governor General's Literary Award for kid's Literature, Illustration. 
"Scrappy little Two-Eyes is a particularly beautiful personality. . . . Many vintage Grimm stories are downright scary, yet this contemporary retelling manages to stick very with regards to the unique whereas making it thoroughly obtainable to trendy kids." -- Tina Jordan, leisure Weekly, Jan. 18, 2007, "A" rating
"Shepard proves that updating a vintage could be a deal with for a brand new iteration of readers." -- Publishers Weekly, Nov. thirteen, 2006
"Wry enjoyable for the early grades." -- Kirkus experiences, Nov. 15, 2006
"An previous story will get a facelift during this energetic model. . . . that allows you to happily-ever-after, a great time might be had by means of all." -- Ilene Cooper, Booklist, Jan. 1, 2007
"Children will benefit from the humor during this reincarnation. . . . Will make very good fodder for reader's theater, with a script to be had at the author's internet site." -- Grace Oliff, tuition Library magazine, Jan. 2007
"This could be a Grimm story, however it isn't a grim one. . . . . The vast comedy of Gary Clement's watercolor illustrations is a deal with. . . . . grownup readers will take pleasure in sly touches." -- Susan Perren, The Globe and Mail (Toronto), Jan. 20, 2007
"Shepard's twist of getting Two-Eyes be the bizarre one provides the kind of humor younger readers frequently get pleasure from so much, the place they're in at the joke." -- The Horn booklet, Jan.-Feb., 2007
Now, the sisters owned a goat, and each day Two-Eyes took it to the meadow to graze. One morning, whilst she'd had hardly ever something to devour, she sat within the grass and cried her eyes out.
All immediately, an outdated girl stood earlier than her. however the largest shock was once that this lady had eyes, similar to Two-Eyes herself.
"What's mistaken, my dear?" requested the woman.
"It's my sisters," Two-Eyes informed her. "They by no means provide me adequate to eat."
"Don't fear approximately that!" stated the girl. "You could have up to you're keen on. simply say for your goat,
    'Bleat, goat, bleat.
    and produce me plenty to eat!'
Then you should have lots. in the event you don't need any longer, simply say,
    'Bleat, goat, bleat.
    i have had lots to eat!'
Then the remainder will vanish. similar to this."
And the previous lady vanished -- similar to that.

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