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Glorantha. Fandom powered by Wikia. The realm between Sky and Earth The Orlanth believe it was created by UmathThe Dara Happans believe it was usurped by OrlanthThe Red Moon lies within this realm.

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The Red Moon and Orlanth's Ring struggle for dominance in this realm. The gods of Pegana, with illus. in photogravure... Lives of the Saints Index. Contents Start Reading Page Index Text [Zipped] This is the Benziger Brothers edition of Alban Butler's Lives of the Saints.

Lives of the Saints Index

Butler (1711-1773), was an English Roman Catholic priest. This, his principal literary work, was published between 1756 and 1759. Lives of the Saints has hundreds of capsule descriptions of Catholic saints, organized by the saint's day of the year. The 1894 Benziger Brothers edition, originally published in 1878, was heavily edited by John Gilmary Shea (here uncredited. The full text of Alban Butlers' work, which occupies over 1,200 pages of two-column small type, will have to wait for another time. January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December.

Fantasy Masterworks - Wikipedia. It has a companion series in the SF Masterworks line.

Fantasy Masterworks - Wikipedia

A separate Future Classics[2] line has also started featuring eight science fiction novels from the last few decades. The books were numbered only through No. 50; in the 2013 reboot of the series the books are unnumbered, have a uniform look, and feature introductions by well-known writers and critics. Numbered paperback series (2000-2007)[edit] New design[edit] * Also published in the Fantasy Masterworks numbered series. Liste magischer Schriften. Die Liste magischer Schriften gibt einen Überblick überlieferter Grimoires, Zauberschriften, magischer Manuskripte und Papyri bis um das Jahr 1800.

Liste magischer Schriften

List of libraries in the ancient world - Wikipedia. The great libraries of the ancient world served as archives for empires, sanctuaries for sacred writings, and depositories of literature and chronicles.

List of libraries in the ancient world - Wikipedia

Algeria[edit] Timgad (250 A.D.) (Modern Algeria) The library was a gift to the Roman people and province of Thamugadi or Timgad by Julius Quintianus Flavius Rogatianus in the third century.[1] The library contained an expansive arched hall which consisted of a reading room, stack room, and a rotunda for lectures.[1] The library was quite large measuring eighty one feet in length by seventy seven feet in width.[1] Oblong alcoves held wooden cabinets along walls of which the manuscripts were maintained.[1] In addition there is evidence for free-standing bookcases in the center as well as a reading desk.[1] There is no evidence as to how many books the library harbored although it is estimated that it could have accommodated 3000 scrolls.[1] Anatolia[edit] Hattusa (1900 B.C. - 1190 B.C.)

Shakespeare's Sources for all dramatic and poetic works. An Awardwinning site. SR- Stationer's Register Q-a Quarto version F-a Folio version O-an Octavo version The titles are link to the Complete Works of William Shakespeare ( However, Edward III and The Two Noble Kinsmen are links to Twilight Pictures with old spellings.

Shakespeare's Sources for all dramatic and poetic works. An Awardwinning site.

As you can see from the table below, Love's Labour's Lost, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and The Tempest are Shakespeare's original plots. References: The order is followed Oxford, The Complete Works of Shakespeare. Bullough, Geoffery. Narrative and Dramatic Sources of Shakespeare. 8 Vols. Esoteric Magical E-Books Library Main Menu. Internet History Sourcebooks. Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Mesopotamia See Main Page for a guide to all contents of all sections.

Internet History Sourcebooks

Contents Ancient Near East Sumeria (c. 3100-c. 2000 BCE) The Epic of Gilgamesh Sumerian Language Art Connections with India Akkadia (c.2350-2200 BCE) Babylonia (c.2000-1600 BCE) Code of Hammarabi Cities Creation Myths Religion Kassites and Hittites (c.1600-717 BCE) Kassites Hittites Hittite Texts Material Culture Assyria (c.1350- 612 BCE) Chaldea/Neo-Babylonia (612-539 BCE) Syrian Cities: Ebla, Ugarit, Emar Phoenicia 950 BCE on Carthage: The Punic Empire ANE Arts and Architecture ANE Mathematics and Astronomy Gender and Sexuality Modern Perspectives on Mesopotamia Common Issues: Mesopotamian/Egyptian/Hebrew/Greek History Centuries of Darkness? Widsith. Widsith The only text of this poem survives in the Exeter Book, a MS of OE poetry copied in the late tenth century, but its editor Kemp Malone thinks it likely that it had ‘a long and eventful history' (p. 51) before then.


The speaker (whose name means ‘far journey') is fictitious -- and also historically impossible, since his travels extend across not only most of Europe but most of the Germanic ‘age of migrations' (4th--6th century AD). For detailed discussion of the tribes and people mentioned (as far as they can be identified), see Widsith, ed. Kemp Malone, Methuen's Old English Library (London: Methuen, 1936; rev. edn. Copenhagen, 1962), PR 1788, and the more recent and student-orientated edition by Joyce Hill, Old English Minor Heroic Poems, Durham Medieval Texts 4, rev. ed. Literature. The Wanderer An Old English elegy, a vivid and moving lament about the fleetingness of worldly things, mixed with wise advice and, finally, consolation.


Also the original of the song of Rohan sung by Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings. The Seafarer An Old English elegy, combining moving verse ("And now my spirit twists out of my breast ... it soars widely through all the corners of the world, comes back to me, eager and unsatisfied ... ") with the usual Old English mixture of the transience of the world and consolation hereafter.

Or, as Theseus put it, "Merry and tragical! Tedious and brief! That is, hot ice, and wondrous strange snow. " Shockingly, Christopher Tolkien hates the Lord of the Rings films - A Dribble of Ink. “They gutted the book, making an action movie for 15-25 year olds.

Shockingly, Christopher Tolkien hates the Lord of the Rings films - A Dribble of Ink

And it seems that The Hobbit will be of the same ilk. Tolkien became…devoured by his popularity and absorbed by the absurdity of the time. The gap widened between the beauty, the seriousness of the work, and what it has become is beyond me. This level of marketing reduces to nothing the aesthetic and philosophical significance of this work.” In a sense, the notoriously stuffy son of J.R.R. I could write a book on stupid requests that were made ​​to me. Why Tolkein's son hates Peter Jackson's Hobbit & Lord of the Rings movies. Get elephant's newsletter All that is Hollywood gold does not glitter. Via Reddit. Because Christopher Tolkien (through the Tolkien Estate) did not control the rights to the film. Beautiful Terrors—George MacDonald and Lilith.

Printer friendly version (pdf) In the 1871 children's fantasy At the Back of the North Wind, George MacDonald's boy hero Diamond is asked what he thinks of a story. He replies, without hesitation, that "any story always tells me itself what I'm to think about it. "2 (The story, or what little we hear of it, is The Princess and the Goblin—which MacDonald would publish the following year.) Prophetically, and perhaps unwittingly, the author here foresees the root cause of his own critical neglect. Remote from the mainstream of 19th century fiction, the works of George MacDonald are explicable in their own terms or not at all. Literary critics, who cut up and distort a text to fit the theory du jour, tend to shy away from MacDonald.

It is conundrum typical of the man himself. The 'adult fantasy' novel Lilith, written as he was approaching 70 and published in 1895, was MacDonald's last major work of fiction. Yet a 'great literary work' is what Lilith undoubtedly is. This article has 2 pages. Lovecraft at 125: A Man and His Book - The Cimmerian. In celebration of the 125th anniversary of Howard Phillips Lovecraft’s birth, many fans will tonight drink a toast to the remarkable man from Providence, and most likely that’ll include the rereading of a story, or two, or three.

For those more cinematically inclined it could mean viewing the 1963 movie The Haunted Palace, or Die Monster, Die! From 1965. Neunzig Jahre Necronomicon: Das Buch, das niemals war : Tom Hillenbrand. 17. März 2014 • Tom • „That is not dead which can eternal lie, And with strange aeons even death may die. The Robert E. Howard Foundation. REH: Two-Gun Raconteur. Hyborian Age d20 Campaign Site - A Glossary for the Fiction of Clark Ashton Smith by John Kipling Hitz. Abbadon the angel of the "bottomless pit" of Rev. ix. 11; hell (see Gehenna) abdominous big-bellied ("an abdominous jar of uncolored glass") abjuration a renunciation under oath; a formal rejection or denial abrogation a nullifying; a doing away with something [L. Dune, 50 years on: how a science fiction novel changed the world. In 1959, if you were walking the sand dunes near Florence, Oregon, you might have encountered a burly, bearded extrovert, striding about in Ray-Ban Aviators and practical army surplus clothing.

Frank Herbert, a freelance writer with a feeling for ecology, was researching a magazine story about a US Department of Agriculture programme to stabilise the shifting sands by introducing European beach grass. Everything Dune. Kraky: “The mystery of life isn’t a problem to solve, but a reality to experience. . ” - Frank Herbert, DuneWrapped and edited my series of Dune designs based on Frank Herbert’s epic novel. The Cave of Birds: Dune-Gurney's Songs. Gurney's Victory Song. Star Wars Origins - Frank Herbert's Dune. Origins Frank Herbert (1920-1986) was an unusually bright boy who grew up with sporadically alcoholic parents during the Great Depression.

He spent a lot of time alone, out exploring nature or swept away by "love affairs" with authors including Ezra Pound, Guy De Maupassant, Marcel Proust and Ernest Hemingway. Archäofuturistische Fiktion Frank Herberts Dune. 1,248 words English original here Wenn Science-Fiction typischerweise „progressiv“ und Fantasy-Literatur „rückwärtsgewandt“ ist, dann brauchen wir eine dritte Kategorie für die sechs Dune-Bücher von Frank Herbert (1920-1986) – gar nicht zu reden von George Lucas’ sechs Star Wars-Filmen –, die futuristische Sci-Fi-Elemente mit den archaischen Werten und magischen Welten der Fantasy verbinden.

Glücklicherweise hat der Theoretiker der französischen Neuen Rechten, Guillaume Faye, bereits die perfekte Bezeichnung für dieses Genre geprägt: Archäofuturismus, der für ihn eine Art politischer und geschichtlicher Philosophie ist. Aber gleichzeitig beschreibt Archäofuturismus auch eine einzigartige fiktionale Gattung, die den Vorstellungen der radikalen Rechten, der Alten und der Neuen, sehr nahe kommt (Faye selbst schließt sein Buch übrigens mit einer Novelle, mit einer fiktionalen Darstellung des Systems, das er zuvor theoretisch dargelegt hat). Glossary of Dune terminology - Wikipedia. Arabic and Islamic themes in Frank Herbert's "Dune"