Download or read book The Sunne in Splendour written by Sharon Penman and published by Pan Macmillan. This book was released on 2012-07-26 with total page 1088 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This special thirtieth anniversary edition of the bestselling The Sunne in Splendour, features an author's note from Sharon Penman. Richard, last-born son of the Duke of York, was seven months short of his nineteenth birthday when he bloodied himself at the battles of Barnet and Tewkesbury, earning his legendary reputation as a battle commander in the Wars of the Roses, and ending the Lancastrian line of succession. But Richard was far more than a warrior schooled in combat. He was also a devoted brother, an ardent suitor, a patron of the arts, an indulgent father, a generous friend. Above all, he was a man of fierce loyalties, great courage and firm principles, who was ill at ease among the intrigues of Edward's court. The very codes Richard lived by ultimately betrayed him. But he was betrayed by history too. Leaving no heir, his reputation was at the mercy of his successor, and Henry Tudor had too much at stake to risk mercy. Thus was born the myth of King Richard III, the man who would stop at nothing to gain the throne. Filled with the sights and sounds of battle, the customs and love of daily life, the rigours and dangers of Court politics and the touching concerns of very real men and women, The Sunne in Splendour is a richly coloured tapestry of medieval England.
Download or read book The Sunne in Splendour written by Sharon Kay Penman and published by Penguin (Non-Classics). This book was released on 1984 with total page 885 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'The Sunne in Splendour' is a magnificent historical novel about Richard III. Set against a vast, colourful canvas it covers the whole period of The War of the Roses opening with Richard as a child of seven and following him through a turbulent youth and manhood to his betrayal and death at The Battle of Bosworth Field. The historical detail is brilliantly depicted and brings to life the atmosphere of the time with extraordinary immediacy and excitement.
Download or read book The Sunne In Splendour written by Sharon Kay Penman and published by St. Martin's Griffin. This book was released on 2008-01-22 with total page 945 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The classic, magnificent bestselling novel about Richard III, now in a special thirtieth anniversary edition with a new preface by the author In this triumphant combination of scholarship and storytelling, Sharon Kay Penman redeems Richard III—vilified as the bitter, twisted, scheming hunchback who murdered his nephews, the princes in the Tower—from his maligned place in history. Born into the treacherous courts of fifteenth-century England, in the midst of what history has called The War of the Roses, Richard was raised in the shadow of his charismatic brother, King Edward IV. Loyal to his friends and passionately in love with the one woman who was denied him, Richard emerges as a gifted man far more sinned against than sinning. With revisions throughout and a new author's preface discussing the astonishing discovery of Richard's remains five centuries after his death, Sharon Kay Penman's brilliant classic is more powerful and glorious than ever.
Download or read book The Sunne in Splendour written by Sharon Kay Penman and published by . This book was released on 2008 with total page 936 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A fictional account of the life and times of Richard III captures the pageantry, passion, intrigue, and, above all, tragedy of the War of the Roses, in the story of the last Plantagenet ruler of England.
Download or read book The Sunne in Splendour written by Outlet and published by Random House Value Publishing. This book was released on 1985-04-06 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Splendor in the Sun written by Anilé Dam and published by Xlibris Corporation. This book was released on 2010-12-13 with total page 130 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Sunne in Splendour written by Mike Ingram and published by . This book was released on 2015-01-01 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Sunne in Splendour
Download or read book Splendor solis written by Salomon Trismosin and published by Рипол Классик. This book was released on 1981 with total page 105 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Splendor solis Alchemical treatises of Solomon Trismosin adept and teacher of paracelsus. including 22 allegorical pictures reproduced from the original paintings in the unique manuscript on vellum, dated 1582, in the British museum.
Download or read book Brahmapur a written by Renate Söhnen and published by Otto Harrassowitz Verlag. This book was released on 1989 with total page 648 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book When the Splendor Falls written by Laurie McBain and published by Sourcebooks, Inc.. This book was released on 2016-03-01 with total page 704 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: One stolen kiss. Two hearts from different worlds. When war and time threaten to keep them apart, will love be enough? Virginia, 1860. For Leigh Alexandra Travers, life at her family's Virginia plantation is a paradise of summer picnics and sweet tea. The daughter of a wealthy Southern horse breeder, Leigh has no interest in the outside world. Until she meets Neil Braedon... Young and beautiful, Leigh catches the sharp eye of Neil Braedon, raised to manhood by Comanches, not by the Braedons of Royal Bay Manor. Their stolen kiss inflames a life-altering passion. As war storms across the divided land, Leigh's family fights to preserve their fading Southern heritage, even as Neil joins the Union army. Against all odds, in tumultuous times, can Leigh and Neil forge a new future in the untamed West? Praise for Laurie McBain: "Wonderfully romantic."—Romantic Times "Lush and evocative."—Publishers Weekly
Download or read book NAV GRAHA HANDBOOK written by SWAMI RAM CHARRAN and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on 2010-09-29 with total page 236 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Every time we create an action in the universe the whole universe rearranges itself to match that action. In this universe each one of us is an essential element that can create change for all. Bring a peaceful influence from the planets when they are in negative locations on your chart by using the Nav-Graha Puja Handbook. In Vedic Sciences, the Sanskrit word Puja means honoring a force more powerful than you for inner gains. This is a ritual designed to bring peace to the planets that are affecting your life in a negative way at this moment. By removing the negative effects of the planets, obstacles affecting finance, health, career, marriage, love life, and family life can be removed. Whenever the planets are in malefic positions in your horoscope, this puja or ritual can be performed to make the planets more positive in their influence on your life at this time. It's a divine method of connecting with the universe.
Download or read book Heaven s Splendor written by Fatula, Sr. Mary Ann and published by Sophia Institute Press. This book was released on 2019-03-27 with total page 144 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Heaven’s Splendor According to the Saints Heaven: it’s everything we’re made for, the answer to our inmost longings, our true Home whose depths of joy we can only imagine. And who can tell us more about this blessed realm than the saints? — the souls closest to God while here on earth who now dwell beside His royal throne. What they say about Heaven has the fragrant anointing of the Holy Spirit who authored the Scriptures and from whom they draw their wisdom. Open these pages, then, and enter the Celestial Kingdom. Ponder all the rapturous beauty that the saints describe. Bask in the consoling warmth of their tender love for us, and grow ever stronger in the desire to share in their heavenly delight. Here you’ll come to know the very heart of Heaven: our sharing in the ecstatic love and life of the Trinity. You’ll taste the joy of the saints triumphant, ponder the mysteries of our glorious resurrection, and come to understand death as the beautiful gateway to Heaven that it is. Best of all, you’ll learn how to begin to live in Heaven even now—by adoring the Blessed Trinity dwelling in your soul, by receiving the precious Body and Blood of the Lord in the Eucharist, and by growing in the heavenly virtue of charity. The wisdom of the saints in these sublimely beautiful pages will quench your fear of death and awaken in you a blessed hunger to join your departed loved ones and to delight with them in the Three Divine Persons who are the very heart of Heaven's splendor.
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Download or read book Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge written by American Philosophical Society and published by . This book was released on 1865 with total page 618 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
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Download or read book Apparition of Splendor written by Elizabeth Gregory and published by Rutgers University Press. This book was released on 2021-08-13 with total page 280 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: While the later work of the great Modernist poet Marianne Moore was hugely popular during her final two decades, since her death critics have condemned it as trivial. This book challenges that assessment: with fresh readings of many of the late poems and of the iconic, cross-dressing public persona Moore developed to deliver them, Apparition of Splendor demonstrates that Moore used her late-life celebrity in daring and innovative ways to activate egalitarian principles that had long animated her poetry. Dressed as George Washington in cape and tricorn and writing about accessible topics like sports, TV shows, holidays, love, activism, mortality and celebrity itself, she reached a wide cross-section of Americans, encouraging them to consider what democracy means in their daily lives, particularly around issues of gender, sexuality, racial integration, class, age, and immigration. Moore actively sought out publication in popular venues (like Vogue, The New Yorker, and the Saturday Evening Post, etc.) and wrote on material chosen to directly appeal to the audiences there, influencing younger contemporaries, including poets like Ashbery, O’Hara, and Bishop, and artists like Warhol, Yoko Ono, and Ray Johnson. "Apparition of Splendor is brilliant and necessary. It provides an extended look at Marianne Moore’s late poetry that no other book-length study has taken on.... Gregory’s deep expertise is evident throughout. Her discussions make visible startling networks of connections between poems, and – while maintaining keen focus on the late poems – briskly but sensitively draw upon the earlier poems to clarify continuities and suggest transformations. Her archival and extra-literary research, in Moore’s papers and in regard to general cultural contexts, is wonderfully on display with every page. The subject of Moore’s late poetry is woefully understudied, and this book will conduct an important intervention in critical tendencies to dismiss this body of work. Apparition of Splendor is a major contribution to Moore studies and to studies of 20th-century American poetry.” - Linda Kinnahan, Duquesne University, author of Feminist Modernism, Poetics, and the New Economy: Mina Loy, Lola Ridge, and Marianne Moore Published by the University of Delaware Press. Distributed worldwide by Rutgers University Press.
Download or read book The Translator of Desires written by Muhyiddin Ibn ʿArabi and published by Princeton University Press. This book was released on 2021-04-06 with total page 368 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A masterpiece of Arabic love poetry in a new and complete English translation The Translator of Desires, a collection of sixty-one love poems, is the lyric masterwork of Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi (1165–1240 CE), one of the most influential writers of classical Arabic and Islamic civilization. In this authoritative volume, Michael Sells presents the first complete English translation of this work in more than a century, complete with an introduction, commentary, and a new facing-page critical text of the original Arabic. While grounded in an expert command of the Arabic, this verse translation renders the poems into a natural, contemporary English that captures the stunning beauty and power of Ibn ‘Arabi’s poems in such lines as “A veiled gazelle’s / an amazing sight, / her henna hinting, / eyelids signalling // A pasture between / breastbone and spine / Marvel, a garden / among the flames!” The introduction puts the poems in the context of the Arabic love poetry tradition, Ibn ‘Arabi’s life and times, his mystical thought, and his “romance” with Niẓām, the young woman whom he presents as the inspiration for the volume—a relationship that has long fascinated readers. Other features, following the main text, include detailed notes and commentaries on each poem, translations of Ibn ‘Arabi’s important prefaces to the poems, a discussion of the sources used for the Arabic text, and a glossary. Bringing The Translator of Desires to life for contemporary English readers as never before, this promises to be the definitive volume of these fascinating and compelling poems for years to come.
Download or read book The Splendor of English Gothic Architecture written by John Shannon Hendrix and published by Parkstone International. This book was released on 2023-12-28 with total page 322 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book explains and celebrates the richness of Englishchurches and cathedrals, which have a major place inmedieval architecture. The English Gothic style developedsomewhat later than in France, but rapidly developed itsown architectural and ornamental codes. The author, John Shannon Hendrix, classifies English Gothic architecture in four principal stages: the early English Gothic, the decorated, the curvilinear, and the perpendicular Gothic. Several photographs of these architectural testimonies allow us to understand the whole originality of Britain during the Gothic era: in Canterbury, Wells, Lincoln, York, and Salisbury. The English Gothic architecture is a poetic one, speaking both to the senses and spirit. churches and cathedrals, which have a major place in medieval architecture. The English Gothic style developed somewhat later than in France, but rapidly developed its own architectural and ornamental codes. The author, John Shannon Hendrix, classifies English Gothic architecture in four principal stages: the early English Gothic, the decorated, the curvilinear, and the perpendicular Gothic. Several photographs of these architectural testimonies allow us to understand the whole originality of Britain during the Gothic era: in Canterbury, Wells, Lincoln, York, and Salisbury. The English Gothic architecture is a poetic one, speaking both to the senses and spirit.