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Church, Alfred John 1829-1912

Overview
Works: 281 works in 1,717 publications in 4 languages and 20,444 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Paraphrases  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Epic poetry, Greek 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Adapter
Classifications: AC1, 878.6
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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 )

50 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and held by 2,570 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 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete writings of the great 3rd century Roman historian Tacitus
Roman life in the days of Cicero by Alfred John Church( Book )

61 editions published between 1883 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 954 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 Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer by Alfred John Church( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 781 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 )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 651 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
The Iliad of Homer by Alfred John Church( Book )

11 editions published between 1907 and 1961 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War between Troy and Greece begins when Paris carries off the fair Helen
The Odyssey of Homer by Alfred John Church( Book )

9 editions published between 1951 and 1961 in English and held by 538 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 Aeneid for boys and girls told from Virgil in simple language by Alfred John Church( Book )

21 editions published between 1908 and 2006 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prose version of the Aeneid, telling the story of the wanderings of King Aeneas on his journey from Troy
The annals of Tacitus by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

38 editions published between 1869 and 1982 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The creation of a political historian -- The historian and his sources -- Ethnic prejudice in Tacitus -- Ut pictura poesis : the visual representation of history -- Freedom and censorship -- A Tiberian narrative -- Consorts of the Caesars -- Courtiers on the Palatine : the familia of the Caesars -- Performances at the court : the reigns of Claudius and Nero -- The importance of Tacitus' Annals -- The Julio-Claudian family (genealogy) -- Map of the Roman Empire -- Prominent persons
The Iliad for boys and girls by Alfred John Church( Book )

24 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Homer's epic poem about the Trojan War in language suitable for children
The Odyssey for boys and girls by Alfred John Church( Book )

24 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clear, easy-to-read version of Ulysees' wandering
Henry the Fifth by Alfred John Church( Book )

17 editions published between 1889 and 1912 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carthage; or, The Empire of Africa by Alfred John Church( Book )

50 editions published between 1886 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Carthage by Alfred John Church( Book )

35 editions published between 1886 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from Homer by Alfred John Church( Book )

44 editions published between 1878 and 2005 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes stories from Homer's Iliad and Odyssey
Stories from the Greek tragedians by Alfred John Church( Book )

27 editions published between 1879 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Britain by Alfred John Church( Book )

36 editions published between 1888 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 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 the Odyssey by Alfred John Church( Book )

43 editions published between 1891 and 2015 in English and held by 183 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 Livy by Alfred John Church( Book )

23 editions published between 1883 and 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen Roman history tales for children adapted from the History of Rome by Titus Livius Patavinus
Stories from Virgil by Virgil( Book )

18 editions published between 1878 and 1910 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

Chrch, A.

Chrch, 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 (568)

Spanish (6)

Chinese (2)

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 oratoryRoman life in the days of CiceroThe Aeneid for boys and girls, retoldThe Iliad of HomerThe Aeneid for boys and girls told from Virgil in simple languageThe Iliad for boys and girlsThe Odyssey for boys and girlsCarthage; or, The Empire of Africa