• Download The Chronicle of Pseudo-Turpin: Book IV of the Liber Sancti by Author Pseudo-Turpin,Kevin R. Poole PDF

    By Author Pseudo-Turpin,Kevin R. Poole

    The twelfth-century “Chronicle of Pseudo-Turpin,” sometimes called the “History of Charlemagne and Roland,” bargains an “eye-witness” account of occasions throughout the past due 8th century. Charlemagne’s compatriot, Archbishop Turpin of Rheims, describes the brilliant visual appeal of Saint James to Charlemagne and the battles opposed to the Muslims that he and Roland fought in Iberia because of this imaginative and prescient. The chronicle is without doubt one of the primary texts within the literary legend surrounding Charlemagne, Roland, Compostela and St. James. It served as resource fabric for a good number of different chronicles in addition to for French “chansons de geste” and different kinds of heroic literature, together with the ”Song of Roland.” This Chronicle includes publication IV of the “Liber Sancti Jacobi” (Codex Calixtinus), a twelfth-century manuscript from the documents of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, the burial position and shrine of St. James. This web site, besides Rome and Jerusalem, used to be one of many 3 significant pilgrimage locations of the center a long time. This key manuscript additionally comprises the “Pilgrim’s advisor to Santiago de Compostela,” “The “Miracles of St. James” and the ‘Veneranda dies’ sermon (all formerly released through Italica Press), a set of liturgical texts and different sermons linked to the cathedral and its saint, and a sequence of letters surrounding the destiny of the physique of St. James and its burial in Spain. In his creation to this primary sleek English translation of the chronicle, Kevin Poole investigates the problems of fiction, legend and authorship and the connection among the fake chronicle and its wider literary culture. He additionally highlights the prospective connections among the paintings and its modern political and spiritual atmosphere. His creation elucidates the diversities among “textbook” heritage and the background created in the fake chronicle. 178 pages with 10 illustrations. advent, bibliography, thesaurus, notes, index. First sleek English translation. historical past, literature, cultural reports, Mediterranean studies.

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  • Download The Castle on the Golden Cloud by Jimi Iannizzotto PDF

    By Jimi Iannizzotto

    younger Katie Hastings is requested by means of her mom, Athea, to carry a small package deal to King Kayla, who is living at the different facet of the dominion of Adeena. The activity is straightforward sufficient. She's made the journey such a lot of occasions ahead of. yet, unexpected hindrances maintain her from finishing her trip to the notable white fort, which floats within the sky on a cloud of gold. what's during this specific package deal that's so very important? Why is her project interupted through unusual beings? Who will come to her rescue? Will she ever see her mom back? probability lurks at each curve within the woodland. yet that won't cease this courageous younger girl from her job.

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  • Download The Last Goose Concert by Jaki Fey,Dayna Hubenthal PDF

    By Jaki Fey,Dayna Hubenthal

    even though she's been a little naughty, Freya is authorized to decorate in her best outfits and attend the annual goose live performance along with her mom. the elements, even though, wreaks havoc on their plans and Freya is shipped off by myself to carry a lot wanted provides to Goosetown. Freya nervously pulls the heavy cart out of her driveway. even though she is far too younger to endure this burden, she by no means provides up her heroic activity. including assistance from her most sensible goose-friend they shop Goosetown. on the finish of her trip Momma waits with an incredible hug and a mug of scorching apple cider in entrance of a hot fireplace.

    A legendary trip, a bit lady hero, undesirable judgements, and heroic deeds. Jaki Fey knows the day-by-day fears young children face and the heroic deeds they practice. Her tales mix genuine existence occasions and legendary trips to inform how little ladies turn into heroes.

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  • Download The Prince Who Did Not Want To Be King by Frank Hall PDF

    By Frank Hall

    The Prince Who didn't want to Be King is a fairy story a few king who desires to retire yet can’t make a decision which of his 4 sons should still prevail him. the 3 oldest boys begin initiatives meant to provoke their father, however the youngest son simply desires to remain out of difficulty and never do something to deliver disgrace upon his kinfolk or nation. in its place, he desires to do whatever on a daily basis to make his state a greater position to reside and lift a kinfolk. the tale is wealthy with thieves and villains, a dragon, a sensible previous guy, a king, knights, princes, and a horse that turns out to speak. Adults should still learn this with young ones elderly eight to twelve and talk about it with them to increase a biblical global view.

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  • Download Mickel-Mackey Boo Adventurers with Magical Yellow 'n' Blue by Emile Totah,Musa Totah PDF

    By Emile Totah,Musa Totah

    Dream the magic and wake up to experience! Welcome to the Spero state, the dominion of desire, the place goals and desires may well come real if one believed. subscribe to this mystical and magical fairytale-adventure with Mickel-Mackey Boo and the anointed ones who're destined to discover gentle within the darkness nearly as good conquers evil. The hand of destiny has opened the door, and the witch has been destroyed angering the evil spirits. And now the evil spirits are looking to take over the Spero nation. it really is as much as the mother or father and the selected ones to maintain this from taking place. during this ebook, you'll meet the characters and learn the way all of them got here to be as 4 turns into 5. Then they'll move looking for the scroll that would banish the evil spirits and the Spero country shall upward push. Take the adventure with them and you'll be joyful you did!

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  • Download Sagen, Bräuche und Geschichten aus dem Brixental und seiner by Franz Traxler PDF

    By Franz Traxler

    Aus der reichen Sagenwelt des Brixentales schöpft der erste Teil des Buches: Er erzählt von sagenhaften Wesen und geheimnisvollen Kräften in der Natur, von den Geschichten, die sich um die Entstehung der Burgen, Kirchen und Kapellen des stories ranken, von ruhmreichen und tragischen Ereignissen früherer Jahrhunderte. Im zweiten Teil stehen die alten Brixentaler Bräuche im Mittelpunkt: Rund um das Kirchenjahr, aber auch um Geburt, Hochzeit und Tod, um Arbeitsleben und Freizeit rankt sich ein bunter Kranz lebendigen, zum Teil auch weniger bekannten oder quick vergessenen Brauchtums. Der letzte Abschnitt des Buches ist historischen Persönlichkeiten gewidmet, von denen guy im Brixental noch heute spricht, wie dem berühmt-berüchtigten "G´waltwoferl", dem weitum bekannten "Hexenliandl" oder der geheimnisumwitterten "Juffinger-Hexe". So bietet dieses Werk einen vielschichtigen Einblick in das reichhaltige Volksleben des Brixentales und seiner Umgebung in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart und sichert Jung und Alt eine unterhaltsame und spannende Lektüre.

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  • Download Dinosaurs are coming back by Lidia Fernandez PDF

    By Lidia Fernandez

    the author Lidia Fernandez, at the wings of a kid's tenderness, with an easy vocabulary delights us with a kid's tale approximately dinosaurs and their go back to planet earth. How can dinosaurs support us? those lovable and smooth rules of a kid's considering. A kid's wish to play and be with an animal just like the dinosaur turns into a fact. This e-book bargains us photographs with transparent, uncomplicated texts to assist your baby stick with the tale extra easily.
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  • Download L'Or du Solognot (Cal-Lévy-France de toujours et by Bernard Simonay PDF

    By Bernard Simonay

    Sologne, 1845. los angeles petite Lætitia a huit ans. Insouciante et intrépide, elle vit en harmonie avec les bois et les étangs de Sologne, hantés par les légendes et les mythes, particulièrement celui d’un trésor maudit sur lequel planent les rumeurs les plus folles. Mais Lætitia est aussi los angeles fille du châtelain de Marolles, un homme fortuné et rigide, obsédé par los angeles noblesse.
    Tombée sous le charme de son jeune professeur de piano, elle espère l’épouser. Or son père a pour elle d’autres ambitions.
    Contre son gré, elle est mariée avec le baron Charles d’Estrivières, de vingt-quatre ans son aîné. Lætitia voudrait refuser, mais les années d’éducation stricte reçue dans une establishment religieuse ont brisé sa personnalité. Elle va alors connaître des années d’enfer, mais aussi découvrir le Paris bouillonnant du moment Empire et nouer une amitié singulière avec le couple impérial. Prise au coeur d’un piège où sa vie elle-même sera en possibility, elle reviendra toujours vers sa Sologne natale et ses mystères. Finira-t-elle par percer le plus étonnant d’entre eux ?

    D’une mind's eye débordante qui l’a conduit dans les univers les plus variés, los angeles préhistoire, l’histoire, l. a. fable, l. a. sciencefi ction, les grandes sagas illuminées par des héroïnes au caractère indomptable, Bernard Simonay s’est connecté des lecteurs de plus en plus nombreux, fidèles et enthousiastes.

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  • Download On the Edges of Elfland: A Fairy-Tale for Grown Ups by David Russell Mosley PDF

    By David Russell Mosley

    Alfred Perkins used to be a typical younger guy who grew up within the small English village of Carlisle. while he was once a boy his godfather, outdated Oliver Cyning, used to inform him tales approximately Elfland, where the place all of the fairies, elves, gnomes, goblins, and extra lived. Alfred grew up believing in these tales. someday, Mr. Cyning advised Alfred that they had to forestall spending time jointly. finally, Alfred stopped believing. Now Alfred has back domestic from collage and has made the startling discovery that his godfather had no longer lied to him and that now his destiny, besides that of the village, used to be tied to that of Elfland and it used to be Alfred's task to avoid wasting them both.

    David Russell Mosley is adjunct Lecturer in Theology at Johnson collage. he's the writer of Being Deified: Poetry and Fantasy at the route to God (2016/Forthcoming). David is husband to his spouse Lauren and his dual sons, Theodore Nicholas George and Edwyn Arthur Russell.

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