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Church, Alfred John 1829-1912

Overview
Works: 349 works in 1,996 publications in 3 languages and 21,751 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Illustrated works  Poetry  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Literature  Epic poetry, Greek  Legends 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, tra, Adapter
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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 )

54 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,462 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 1,871 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 )

9 editions published between 1930 and 1967 in English and held by 756 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 by Alfred John Church( Book )

17 editions published between 1908 and 2017 in English and held by 629 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 )

52 editions published between 1883 and 2015 in English and held by 534 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 )

8 editions published between 1951 and 1961 in English and held by 522 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 Iliad of Homer by Alfred John Church( Book )

7 editions published between 1907 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War between Troy and Greece begins when Paris carries off the fair Helen
The annals by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

49 editions published between 1869 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus (English pronunciation: /tæsts/; c. AD 56 ? 117) was a senator and a historian of the Roman Empire. The surviving portions of his two major works?the Annals and the Histories?examine the reigns of the Roman Emperors Tiberius, Claudius, Nero, and those who reigned in the Year of the Four Emperors (AD 69). These two works span the history of the Roman Empire from the death of Augustus in AD 14 to the years of the First Jewish?Roman War in AD 70. There are substantial lacunae in the surviving texts, including a gap in the Annals that is four books long."--Wikipedia
Roman life in the days of Cicero by Alfred John Church( Book )

21 editions published between 1883 and 2014 in English and held by 409 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 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 336 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 )

58 editions published between 1886 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from Homer by Alfred John Church( Book )

51 editions published between 1878 and 2010 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Britain by Alfred John Church( Book )

42 editions published between 1888 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 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 Iliad for boys and girls by Alfred John Church( Book )

15 editions published between 1907 and 2016 in English and held by 205 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
Stories from the Greek tragedians by Alfred John Church( Book )

33 editions published between 1879 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 204 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 story of the Odyssey by Alfred John Church( Book )

47 editions published between 1891 and 2015 in English and held by 187 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
Stories from Virgil by Alfred John Church( Book )

37 editions published between 1878 and 2004 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical analysis of Vergil?s life and works
Stories from Livy by Alfred John Church( Book )

31 editions published between 1883 and 2012 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen Roman history tales for children adapted from the History of Rome by Titus Livius Patavinus
Stories of the Old world by Alfred John Church( Book )

29 editions published between 1884 and 2014 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the stories of Homer and Vergil
 
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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 oratory
Alternative Names
Alfred John Church English classical scholar

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Chërch, A. 1829-1912

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Church, A. J. 1829-1912

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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.

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Languages
English (654)

Chinese (3)

Dutch (1)

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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 oratoryThe Aeneid for boys and girlsThe annalsRoman life in the days of CiceroThe Aeneid for boys and girls told from Virgil in simple languageCarthage; or, The Empire of AfricaStories from HomerThe story of Carthage