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Church, Alfred John 1829-1912

Overview
Works: 447 works in 2,170 publications in 3 languages and 22,838 library holdings
Genres: History  Poetry  Juvenile works  Fiction  Annals and chronicles  Legends  Epic poetry, Latin  Parodies, imitations, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, tra, Adapter
Classifications: PA6807.A5, 873.01
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Most widely held works about Alfred John Church
 
Most widely held works by Alfred John Church
The annals ; and the histories by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

41 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book 14 in the Great books of the western world series
The complete works of Tacitus : the annals ; the history ; the life of Cnaeus Julius Agricola ; Germany and its tribes ; A dialogue on oratory by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

16 editions published between 1928 and 2008 in English and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete writings of the great 3rd century Roman historian Tacitus
Roman History by Livy( )

5 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titus Livius, often known as Livy in English, was a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome, Ab Urbe Condita, from its founding (traditionally dated to 753 BC) through the reign of Augustus in Livy's own time. Livy's writing style was poetic and archaic in contrast to Julius Caesar's and Cicero's styles. Also, he often wrote from the Romans' opponent's point of view in order to accent the Romans' virtues in their conquest of Italy and the Mediterranean. In keeping with his poetic tendencies, he did little to distinguish between fact and fiction
The Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer by Alfred John Church( Book )

5 editions published between 1935 and 1967 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Homer's account of the Trojan War, and of the story of Odysseus' adventures on his homeward voyage
Roman life in the days of Cicero by Alfred John Church( Book )

23 editions published between 1883 and 2018 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cicero, a Roman philosopher, orator, and politician, exerted an enormous influence on the development of Western culture, not only in his own time, but also in subsequent eras. Indeed, the rediscovery of a cache of his letters is often credited as being one of the driving forces behind the Renaissance. In this book, author Alfred John Church provides a detailed account of daily life in Cicero's era, offering numerous insights and anecdotes about Cicero himself along the way
The story of the Odyssey by Alfred John Church( )

49 editions published between 1891 and 2018 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer's epic poem The Odyssey is one of the greatest and most influential literary works ever produced. However, its complex language and dense web of allusions and metaphors can be difficult for some readers to untangle. In The Story of the Odyssey, author Alfred John Church presents a more straightforward rendering of the events related in Homer's version. It's a great introduction to the poem for younger readers or those just starting to get acquainted with ancient Greek literature
The Aeneid for boys and girls by Alfred John Church( Book )

20 editions published between 1908 and 2018 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling in easy prose of Virgil's epic poem "The Aeneid" which presents the ancient legend of Aeneas, the symbol of Roman virtue and the heroic founder of Roman supremacy
Roman life in the days of Cicero : sketches drawn from his letters and speeches by Alfred John Church( Book )

48 editions published between 1883 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating look at the life of one of the most influential men in the ancient world: Marcus Tullius Cicero. Philosopher, politician, lawyer, Cicero made his name with his famous orations and written prose
The Odyssey of Homer by Alfred John Church( Book )

9 editions published between 1951 and 1961 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrates the ten years' adventures of Ulysses during his return journey from Troy to his own kingdom, the island of Ithaca, after the fall of Troy
Stories from the Greek tragedians by Alfred John Church( )

37 editions published between 1879 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen classic fables from Ancient Greece, including the Story of Electra, The Bow of Hercules and The Death of Agamemnon
The Iliad of Homer by Alfred John Church( Book )

2 editions published between 1935 and 1951 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War between Troy and Greece begins when Paris carries off the fair Helen
Stories of the Old world by Alfred John Church( )

33 editions published between 1884 and 2018 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the stories of Homer and Vergil
Stories from Livy by Alfred John Church( )

34 editions published between 1883 and 2018 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen Roman history tales for children adapted from the History of Rome by Titus Livius Patavinus
The Aeneid for boys and girls told from Virgil in simple language by Alfred John Church( Book )

22 editions published between 1908 and 2006 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prose version of the Aeneid, telling the story of the wanderings of King Aeneas on his journey from Troy
Carthage; or, The Empire of Africa by Alfred John Church( Book )

56 editions published between 1886 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from Homer by Alfred John Church( Book )

51 editions published between 1878 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes stories from Homer's Iliad and Odyssey
The story of Carthage by Alfred John Church( Book )

33 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Annals and the Histories by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

8 editions published between 1952 and 1965 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Rome, from the death of Augustus in 14 A.D. to Nero's suicide in 68 A.D
Early Britain by Alfred John Church( Book )

41 editions published between 1888 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of the distinguished Story of the Nations Series," Early Britain is a vivid account of the very beginning of English history. Opening with the earliest days of the nation, the book examines the most significant moments in English history up to the Norman Conquest, skillfully elucidating the impact of battles, individuals, and political events
Henry the Fifth by Alfred John Church( Book )

23 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The annals ; and the histories
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The complete works of Tacitus : the annals ; the history ; the life of Cnaeus Julius Agricola ; Germany and its tribes ; A dialogue on oratoryRoman life in the days of CiceroThe story of the OdysseyThe Aeneid for boys and girlsStories from the Greek tragediansStories from LivyThe Aeneid for boys and girls told from Virgil in simple languageCarthage; or, The Empire of Africa
Alternative Names
Alfred John Church English classical scholar

Čerč, A.

Čerč, Alʹfred.

Chërch, A.

Chërch, A. 1829-1912

Church, A. J.

Church, A. J. 1829-1912

Church, Alfred J.

Church, Alfred J. 1829-1912

Church, Alfred J. (Alfred John), 1829-1912

Church, Alfred John

Church, Alfred Johne 1829-1912

ألفريد جون تشيرتش، 1829-1912.

チャーチ, アルフレッド

Languages
English (609)

Chinese (3)

Dutch (1)