A Handbook of Latin Literature: From the Earliest Times to by H. J. Rose, E. Courtney

By H. J. Rose, E. Courtney

A guide of Latin Literature (reprint of the 1954 variation) is a concise, but entire survey of Latin literature that offers short biographical information regarding historic authors from the earliest to the Christian and pagan writers, analyses of the main in demand works, and the ancient and cultural context. It additionally areas the works along their contemporaries, charges their relative significance of their personal occasions and later classes, and explores their effect on next literatures and Western Civilization. each one recognized paintings is mentioned and analyzed when it comes to content material, chronology, style, importance, that means, genetic courting to different works, and historical and sleek scholarship.

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Many mounds contain burial chambers, not ships. Intricate carvings of lively animals OLD MEN Three humanlike figures, depicted as elderly men, are shown carved inside the prow of the Oseberg ship. They have long, wispy beards and seem to be a human version of the gripping beast (p. 37). Strakes (planks) get narrower toward the prow Twelve strakes, each overlapping the one below Stem-post is a single piece of fine oak, joined to the keel at the base THE OSEBERG SHIP The most beautiful Viking ship of all is the Oseberg ship.

Not to prevent injury all women and children stayed at home. Many joined their husbands or fathers in colonies such as England. They hid somewhere safe during battles, and Toy spear came out later to help set made of wood up new villages. Woolen tunic with embroidered collar TOY HORSE About 900 years ago, a small boy or girl in Trondheim, Norway, played with this toy horse made of wood. Children also had toy boats. They played board games and made music with small pipes (p. 50). In the summer, young Vikings swam and played ball; in the winter, they skated and played in the snow.

59). He celebrated his good deed by raising four rune stones. HORSING AROUND 16th-century engraving of a Swedish couple skiing with single skis, as the Vikings did Vikings were fine riders. This silver figure of a horseman comes from Birka in Sweden. It dates from the 10th century. The rider is wearing a sword and must be a warrior. ICE LEGS The word ski is Norwegian. Prehistoric rock carvings in Norway show that people have been skiing there for at least 5,000 years. The Vikings definitely used skis, but only one example has survived.

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