Einst haben Connavars siegreiche Schlachten gegen die steinerne Armee den Rigante die Freiheit beschert. Damals wurde die blühende Magie fast ausgelöscht. Nun ist der finstere Moidart an der Macht und hält das ganze Land im Griff. Allein im Norden gibt es noch freie Clansleute. Dort oben in den Bergen regiert nach wie vor die Magie, nicht zuletzt dank der kühnen Siege des tapferen Anführers Rabenherz. Und Rabenherz weiß, dass die Streitkräfte des Moidart vorrücken, angeführt von dessen Sohn Sturmreiter. Doch was die Todfeinde Rabenherz und Sturmreiter nicht ahnen: Das Schicksal der Welt liegt in ihren Händen ═ und sie werden sich verbünden müssen. Der vierte Band des Rigante-Zyklus.
Author: David Gemmell
Publisher: Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Verlag)
These days, we are ever more often confronted by overwhelming events. Searching for a way to understand them, we turn to mythic archetypes still present in our culture. The authors of these essays pose questions about the reliability of the archetypes found in tradition, history, and scattered mythologemes. The essays in this collection deal with the presence of mythic time in modern speculative fiction, such as fantasy and alternate histories, and discuss major mythologemes and their functions in popular literature and extra-literary reality. The authors show how mythopoeic fiction becomes a (genetically) modified mythic mirror in which we hope to see answers to vexing questions, or just a reality superior to the ordinary one. In the Mirror of the Past: Of Fantasy and History is a collection of seven essays by American and Polish authors, including Brian Attebery, Terri Doughty, and Marek Oziewicz, with Mircea Eliade’s concept of “return from history to History” as their underlying theme.
Of Fantasy and History
Author: Bogdan Trocha,Aleksander Rzyman,Tomasz Ratajczak
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Drawing on the latest archaeology, epigraphy and historical interpretation, this major volume presents a survey of ancient Macedon, important parts of which are published by their excavators for the first time, including the palace of King Philip II. Archaeologists and historians of the ancient Greek worlds will welcome this milestone in the study of this rapidly changing filed, packed with new information, interpretations and essential bibliography.
Studies in the Archaeology and History of Macedon, 650 BC - 300 AD
Author: Robin J. Lane Fox
The philosophy of Epicurus is the theme of Lion of Epicurus, Lucian and his Epicurean Passages. These selections from the Second Century AD illuminate the ideas and attitudes of the early Epicureans and are delightful reading for anyone interested basic philosophical and religious issues as they apply to everyday life.
Author: Cassius Amicus
Publisher: Cassius Amicus
Darkness falls on the Great Green, and the Ancient World is fiercely divided. On the killing fields outside the golden city of Troy, forces loyal to the Mykene King mass. Among them is Odysseus, fabled storyteller and reluctant ally to the Mykene, who knows that he must soon face his former friends in deadly combat. Within the city, the Trojan king waits. Ailing and bitter, his hope is pinned on two heroes: his favourite son Hektor, and the dread Helikaon who will wreak terrible vengeance for the death of his wife at Mykene hands. War has been declared. As enemies, who are also kinsmen, are filled with bloodlust, they know that many of them will die, and that some will become heroes: heroes who will live for ever in a story that will echo down the centuries.
Author: Stella Gemmell,David Gemmell
Publisher: Random House
Looks at the background, life, and military leadership of this ruler of the ancient world
A Historical Biography
Author: Peter Green
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Containing I. Rules of Blazoning, Cautions and Observations, II. Practical Directions for Marshalling; with Discourses on the Several Parts (or Ornaments) of an Atchievement, III. A Large Collection of Arms, by Way of Example, Alphabetically Digested, with Two Appendices ...
Author: Samuel Kent
After conquering the Persian Empire, Alexander the Great marches toward India, leaving Macedonian soldiers to rule the lands in his wake. This is the story of one such soldier who is captured by a fierce nomadic tribe, and his struggle to survive--and escape.
Author: Max Overton
Publisher: Mundania Press
Author: Ralph Griffiths,George Edward Griffiths