Myths of the Norsemen Puffin Classics

Puffin Books - Puffin Books. Odin's wanderings, the vision of ragnarok - tales which have been told since time immemorial - are given a fresh life in this version, the death of Bakkur, Thor's hammer, written as one continuous exciting adventure story. Puffin classics contain additional endnotes for children including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more.

The great norse sagas are full of magic and heroic deeds. Norse myths and legends introduced by bestselling author Michelle Paver, creator of the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness collection and Gods and Warriors, her epic new Greek Bronze Age series for Puffin.

Tales of Ancient Egypt Puffin Classics

Puffin Books - Puffin Books. But there are also tales told for pleasure about magic, treasure and adventure - even the first ever Cinderella story. These stories include the great myths - of amen-ra, who created all the creatures in the world; of Isis, seaching the waters for her dead husband Osiris; of the Bennu Bird and the Book of Thoth.

Tales of the Greek Heroes Puffin Classics

Puffin Books - Puffin Books. Introduced with wit and humour by Rick Riordan, creator of the highly successful Percy Jackson series. Puffin. The mysterious and exciting legends of the gods and heroes in Ancient Greece, from the adventures of Perseus, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, the labours of Heracles, to Odysseus and the Trojan wars.

The Tale of Troy Puffin Classics

Puffin Books - Puffin Books. Puffin Books. With a beautiful introduction by best-selling author Michelle Paver, and additional endmatter including an author profile, who's who, activities, glossary and more. Puffin. The story of helen and the judgement of paris, the last of the heroes, reared by the Centaur on wild honey and the marrow of lions; of Odysseus, of the gathering Heroes and the seige of Troy; of Achilles and his vulnerable heel, his plan for the wooden Horse and his many adventures on his long journey home to Greece.

The Adventures of Robin Hood Puffin Classics

Puffin Books - Puffin. Puffin. Puffin Books. The classic story of social justice and outrageous cunning. Taking refuge in the vast Sherwood Forest with his band of men, he remains determined to outwit his enemies. Robin hood, champion of the poor and oppressed, stands against the cruel power of Prince John and the brutal Sheriff of Nottingham.

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King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table Puffin Classics

Puffin Books - From the magical moment when arthur releases the sword in the stone to the quest for the Holy Grail and the final tragedy of the Last Battle, Roger Lancelyn Green brings the enchanting world of King Arthur stunningly to life. Puffin. Puffin. One of the greatest legends of all time, award-winning author of Clay, with an inspiring introduction by David Almond, Skellig, Kit's Wilderness and The Fire-Eaters.

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A Shorter Summa: The Essential Philosophical Passages of Saint Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica

Ignatius Press - He is a master of metaphysics and technical terminology, yet so full of both theoretical and practical wisdom. The summa theologica is timeless, revelation and philosophy, but particularly important today because of his synthesis of faith and reason, and the Biblical and the classical Greco-Roman heritages.

It contains the most famous and influential passages of St. Thomas' philosophy with copious aids to understanding them. Puffin. In it, which is selected, introduced, there is also much philosophy, excerpted, and explained in footnotes here by Kreeft, arranged, a popular Thomist teacher and writer. Puffin. St. Thomas aquinas is universally recognized as one of the greatest philosophers who ever lived.

A Shorter Summa: The Essential Philosophical Passages of Saint Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica - A shortened version of kreeft's much larger Summa of the Summa, which in turn was a shortened version of the Summa Theologica. His writings combine the two fundamental ideals of philosophical writing: clarity and profundity. Puffin Books. Puffin Books. Puffin.

Paradise The Divine Comedy

Modern Library - A bilingual text, classic illustrations by Gustave Doré, an appendix that reproduces Dante’s key sources, and other features make this the definitive edition of Dante’s ultimate masterwork. It also affords modern-day readers a clear window into late medieval perceptions about faith. For some time to come.

Robert royal, the concluding volume of The Divine Comedy, CrisisIn this, Dante ascends from the devastation of the Inferno and the trials of Purgatory. Puffin. If there is any justice in the world of books, Esolen’s will be the standard Dante. Puffin Books. Completed shortly before his death, Paradise is the volume that perhaps best expresses Dante’s spiritual philosophy about resurrection, redemption, and the nature of divinity.

Paradise The Divine Comedy - Puffin. Puffin. Puffin Books. Led by his beloved beatrice, hope, to profess his faith, he enters Paradise, and love before the Heavenly court.

Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves: Book I of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene

Canon Press - Puffin Books. This poet, whom milton considered to be a better teacher than the medieval theologians, love, noble deeds, wrote an epic tale of adventure, and faith. Puffin Books. In the faerie queene, he spins a sub-created fantasy universe that would be the model for Tolkien and Lewis. Puffin. Used book in Good Condition.

Puffin. He does this not by dumbing it down, and including notes in the margins explaining the obscurities in clever asides, but by deftly modernizing the spelling, and cuing the reader towards the right response. Edmund spenser 1552-99 ranks just below Shakespeare, with Chaucer and Milton, in the pantheon of great writers.

Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves: Book I of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene - Puffin. Despite all his acknowledged greatness, almost no one reads Spenser anymore. Roy maynard takes the first book of the Faerie Queene, exploring the concept of Holiness with the character of the Redcross Knight, and makes Spenser accessible again.

The Institutes of Christian Religion

Baker Academic - Used book in Good Condition. This abridged edition of the Institutes provides a readable and inexpensive sampler of Calvin's greatest work. Tracking provided on most orders. Puffin. Condition: New. Puffin Books. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Puffin. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.

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Purgatory The Divine Comedy

Modern Library - Puffin. A new translation by anthony esolen illustrations by gustave doré   written in the fourteenth century by Italian poet and philosopher Dante Alighieri, Purgatory, The Divine Comedy is arguably the greatest epic poem of all time—presenting Dante’s brilliant vision of the three realms of Christian afterlife: Inferno, and Paradise.

Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Used book in Good Condition. In this second and perhaps most imaginative part of his masterwork, Dante struggles up the terraces of Mount Purgatory, still guided by Virgil, in a continuation of his difficult ascent to purity. Puffin. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!

Purgatory The Divine Comedy - Condition: New. Tracking provided on most orders. Puffin Books. Puffin Books. It is living writing. This edition of purgatory includes an appendix of key sources and extensive endnotes—an invaluable guide for both general readers and students. Isbn13: 9780801025242. Puffin.