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Church, Alfred John 1829-1912

Overview
Works: 257 works in 1,664 publications in 4 languages and 19,012 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Paraphrases  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Adapter, Other
Classifications: AC1, 878.6
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Most widely held works by Alfred John Church
The annals ; and the histories by Cornelius Tacitus ( Book )
47 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and held by 2,571 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 )
14 editions published between 1928 and 2008 in English and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete writings of the great 3rd century Roman historian Tacitus
The Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer by Alfred John Church ( Book )
16 editions published between 1907 and 1967 in English and held by 1,351 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
The Aeneid for boys and girls, retold by Alfred John Church ( Book )
31 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow Aeneid as he flees a burning Troy with his family and sets out on a dangerous journey to found what will one day become The Roman Empire. Thrill with him as he gets caught up in conflicts between the gods, all the while striving to complete his own grand destiny. Virgil intended this book to be a sequel to the Iliad and the Odyssey, and as such it takes up with events just after the finish of the Odyssey. Inscribed here are myths and legends and tales of bravery destined to last for all time
Roman life in the days of Cicero by Alfred John Church ( Book )
55 editions published between 1883 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,017 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
Roman history by Livy ( )
3 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Agricola and Germany by Cornelius Tacitus ( Book )
102 editions published between 1868 and 1964 in English and Latin and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex libris Rev Patrick O'Reilly
The Odyssey of Homer by Alfred John Church ( Book )
9 editions published between 1951 and 1961 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Odyssey narrates the ten years adventures of Ulysses during his return from Troy to his own kingdom, the island of Ithaca
The annals by Cornelius Tacitus ( Book )
43 editions published between 1869 and 2006 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tacitus' 'Annals' recounts the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of Augustus to the death of Nero in AD 68. Despite his claim that the 'Annals' were written objectively, Tacitus' account is sharply critical of the emperors' excesses and fearful for the future of imperial Rome
The Iliad for boys and girls by Alfred John Church ( Book )
21 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vigorous retelling of Homer's Iliad, relating the incidents of the great siege of Troy, from the quarrel of the chiefs to the ransoming of Hector's body. Suitable for ages 8 and up
The Odyssey for boys and girls by Alfred John Church ( Book )
24 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of every man's journey though life. The poem centers on the Greek hero Odysseus and his long journey home after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to reach Ithaca after the ten-year Trojan War. Odysseus survives storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops and the isle of Circe, the lure of the Sirens' song, and a trip to the Underworld, only to find his most difficult challenge at home, where treacherous suitors seek to steal his kingdom and his loyal wife, Penelope. The Odyssey is Homers' sequel to the Iliad
Carthage; or, The Empire of Africa by Alfred John Church ( Book )
47 editions published between 1886 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories from Homer by Alfred John Church ( Book )
39 editions published between 1878 and 2005 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes stories from Homer's Iliad and Odyssey
Early Britain by Alfred John Church ( Book )
36 editions published between 1888 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 312 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
The story of Carthage by Alfred John Church ( Book )
29 editions published between 1886 and 2009 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry the Fifth by Alfred John Church ( Book )
16 editions published between 1889 and 1912 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pliny's letters by Alfred John Church ( Book )
30 editions published between 1870 and 1905 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ovid by Alfred John Church ( Book )
26 editions published between 1876 and 1911 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The History of Tacitus by Cornelius Tacitus ( Book )
25 editions published between 1864 and 2008 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories from the Greek tragedians by Alfred John Church ( Book )
26 editions published between 1879 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
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
ألفريد جون تشيرتش، 1829-1912.
チャーチ, アルフレッド
Languages
English (637)
Latin (23)
Chinese (2)
Greek, Ancient (1)
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