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Graves, Robert 1895-1985

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The Greek myths by Robert Graves( Book )

484 editions published between 992 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 7,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the stories of Greek gods and heroes
Claudius, the god and his wife Messalina : the troublesome reign of Tiberius Claudius Caesar, Emperor of the Romans (born B.C. 10, died A.D. 54), as described by himself; also his murder at the hands of the notorious Agrippina (mother of the Emperor Nero) and his subsequent deification, as described by others by Robert Graves( Book )

351 editions published between 1043 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 4,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the turbulent life of a Roman emperor, reconstructing the decadence of the Roman world
The White Goddess : a historical grammar of poetic myth by Robert Graves( Book )

233 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The White Goddess, Moon-goddess, or Muse, a female diety that appears under many names and guises in myth, is the subject of this study of the language of poetry and folklore. This recurring symbol is examined from the Stone Age to Snow White
The twelve Caesars by Suetonius( Book )

79 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and held by 2,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First-century Roman life is portrayed in sketches of the family histories, public careers, physical traits, private lives, and vices of Roman rulers from Julius Caesar to Domitian
I, Claudius; from the autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, born B.C. 10, murdered and deified A.D. 54 by Robert Graves( Book )

43 editions published between 1934 and 1982 in English and held by 2,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of the Emperor Claudius, an historian, can finally be told when his famous lost autobiography is located." Also: "Claudius is lame and a stammerer who seems unlikely to carry on the family tradition of power in ancient Rome. Immersing himself in scholarly pursuits, Claudius observes and lives through the plots hatched by his grandmother, Livia, political conspiracies, murders, and corruption, and he survives a number of emperors. He becomes emperor at last and is a just and well-liked ruler, in contrast to those who preceded him."
The long week end; a social history of Great Britain, 1918-1939 by Robert Graves( Book )

96 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long week-end is Robert Grave's and Alan Hodge's evocative phrase for the period in Great Britian's social history between the twin devastations of the Great War and World War II
Hebrew myths; the book of Genesis by Robert Graves( Book )

116 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a comprehensive look at the stories that make up the Old Testament and the Jewish religion, including the folk tales, apocryphal texts, midrashes, and other little-known documents that the Old Testament and the Torah do not include. In this exhaustive study, Robert graves provides a fascinating account of pre-Biblical texts that have been censored, suppressed, and hidden for centuries, and which now emerge to give us a clearer view of Hebrew myth and religion than ever.Venerable classicist and historian Robert Graves recounts the ancient Hebrew stories, both obscure and familiar, with a rich sense of storytelling, culture, and spirituality. This book is sure to be riveting to students of Jewish or Judeo-Christian history, culture, and religion
Count Belisarius by Robert Graves( Book )

145 editions published between 1928 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sixth century was not a peaceful time for the Roman empire. Invaders threatened on all fronties, but they grew to respect and fear the name of Belisarius, the Emperor Justinian's greatest general
The reader over your shoulder : a handbook for writers of English prose by Robert Graves( Book )

101 editions published between 1943 and 1979 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 2,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This witty, learned, entertaining and enlightening book, by two masters of English prose, is an invaluable guide to anyone who has to write or teach English on any level. For although it is not true, as most other nations believe, that English is "an illogical, chaotic language, unsuited for clear thinking," it is undeniable that English is less structured grammatically than French, Spanish, Italian or German and therefore prone to slipshod usage and ambiguity. On the other hand, no other European language "admits of such poetic exquisiteness" or offers so many opportunities for individuality, development and growth. - Back cover
Collected poems by Robert Graves( Book )

122 editions published between 1925 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Graves poetry is characterized by its vital paradoxical images. This collection of poems is in rough chronological order- the first one was written in 1914
Wife to Mr. Milton; the story of Marie Powell by Robert Graves( Book )

92 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Age of Exploration, The Islands of Unwisdom tells the story of the ill-fated Don Alvaro de Mendana y Neya, a Spanish explorer set on finding the Solomon Islands, the mythical source of King Solomon's vast wealth. Driven by greed, ambition, and lust, Don Alvaro and his wife, the beautiful and dangerous Ysabel, lead a crew of adventurers beyond the horizon in search of the wealth of their wildest dreams.However, that's not exactly what they find. In the hands of master historical novelist, classicist, and poet Robert Graves, this tale offers a fascinating look at a brutal and bloody era, and insights into the reasons for Spain's failure to ultimately dominate world exploration during this time
Greek gods and heroes by Robert Graves( Book )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the popularity of Greek myths with chapters about the beauty, wit, and aggressiveness of the Greek gods and goddesses
Lawrence and the Arabian adventure by Robert Graves( Book )

102 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immortalized in the film "Lawrence of Arabia," the real T.E. Lawrence was a leader, a war strategist, and a scholar, and is here immortalized in an intimate biography written by his close friend, the award-winning British novelist, poet and classicist Robert Graves. As a student at Oxford, T.E. Lawrence was fascinated with Middle Eastern history and culture, and underwent a four-month visit to Syria to study the fortifications built by the Crusaders. Later, he returned to the region, this time as an archaeologist working with the British Army's Intelligence unit in Egypt during World War I. From there, in 1916, he joined Arab rebels fighting against Turkish domination. His brilliance as a desert war tactician earned him the respect of the Turkish fighters and worldwide renown. This is the real story of T.E. Lawrence's life, told by one of the most influential British writers of the 20th century, and a personal friend
King Jesus by Robert Graves( Book )

57 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Graves' unique retelling of his life, Jesus is very much a mortal, and the grandson of King Herod the Great. When his father runs afoul of the King's temper and is executed, Jesus is raised in the house of Joseph the Carpenter. The kingdom he is heir to, in this version of the story, is very much a terrestrial one: the Kingdom of Judea. Graves tells of Jesus' rise as a philosopher, scriptural scholar, and charismatic speaker in sharp detail, as well as his arrest and downfall as a victim of pitiless Roman politics. Bringing together his unparalleled narrative skill and in-depth expertise in historical scholarship, renowned classicist and historical novelist Robert Graves brings the story of Jesus Christ to life in a strikingly unorthodox way, making this one of the most hotly contested novels Graves ever wrote, and possibly one of the most controversial ever written. It provides a fascinating new twist to a well-known story, one that fans of this historical period are sure to love
Country sentiment by Robert Graves( )

11 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxford addresses on poetry by Robert Graves( Book )

33 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I, Claudius : from the autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, born 10 B.C., murdered and deified A.D. 54 by Robert Graves( Book )

22 editions published between 1934 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor Claudius tells of his life during the reigns of Augustus, Tiberius, and Caligula and the events that led to his rise to power in a classic novel reconstructing ancient Rome
The transformations of Lucius, otherwise known as, the golden ass by Apuleius( Book )

47 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Difficult questions, easy answers by Robert Graves( Book )

19 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The renowned poet and literateur discusses many aspects of twentieth-century life in these collected essays
The anger of Achilles : Homer's Iliad by Homer( Book )

27 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridged prose translation of Homer's classic epic of the Trojan War, which follows proud Greek soldier Achilles from his angry dispute with his king, Agamemnon, to his battle with and brutal treatment of Troy's great hero, Hector
 
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Alternative Names

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Doyle, John 1895-1985

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Gureibusu, Robāto 1895-1985

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Robert Graves

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Грейвз, Роберт 1895-1985

Грейвс, Роберт, 1895-1985

גרבס, רוברט

גריבס, רוברט 1895-1985

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גרייבס, רוברט 1895-1985

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グレイヴス, ロバート

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グレーヴス, R

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Claudius, the god and his wife Messalina : the troublesome reign of Tiberius Claudius Caesar, Emperor of the Romans (born B.C. 10, died A.D. 54), as described by himself; also his murder at the hands of the notorious Agrippina (mother of the Emperor Nero) and his subsequent deification, as described by othersThe White Goddess : a historical grammar of poetic mythThe twelve CaesarsThe long week end; a social history of Great Britain, 1918-1939Hebrew myths; the book of GenesisCount BelisariusCollected poemsWife to Mr. Milton; the story of Marie Powell