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Polyxena

Carysfort, John Joshua Proby Earl of

Polyxena

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Published in [London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 549, no. 16.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination92p.
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16922259M


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Polyxena: A Story of Troy [Allenger, H] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Polyxena: A Story of Troy/5(15). POLYXENA by H. Allenger is an amazing historical romance set in long ago Troy.

It is well written with history,depth,and is written in first person as Polyxena reflects /5. Overview After Troy falls, Polyxena, daughter of King Priam, faces death for having rejected the advances of her captor.

She relates her thoughts to Aphrodite, the Goddess she holds responsible for having orchestrated her fate, to find solace and overcome her fear of : iUniverse, Incorporated.

After Polyxena, daughter of King Priam of Troy, is chosen as Neoptolemus's love interest, she embarks on a journey of self-discovery that leads to a surprising conclusion about her destiny.

Troy has just fallen, leaving the city in ruins and at the mercy of the Greeks/5. As she tries to make sense of it all, Polyxena’s introspection leads her to surprising conclusion about the life she has lived.

All the personages associated with the Trojan myths – Helen, Cassandra, Priam, Paris, and others—are given fresh life in this epic retelling of the classic story.

Title: Polyxena: A Story of Troy Author: H. Allenger Publisher: Author Reputation Press ISBN: Pages: Genre: Historical Fiction Reviewed Polyxena book Tara Mcnabb Hollywood Book Reviews.

A young woman’s royal quest Polyxena book an unexpected journey of self-discovery and forbidden love in author H. Allenger’s novel Polyxena: A Story of Troy.

The Greeks have just taken Troy, yet a. Title: Polyxena: A Story of Troy Author: H. Allenger Publisher: Toplink Publishing ISBN: Pages: Genre: Fiction Reviewed by: Christa Hill Read Book Review. Buy on Amazon. Pacific Book Review T.

he story of Polyxena takes a new look at what happened after Troy fell, written from the perspective of a young woman. The story weaves together myth and romance in a unique Polyxena book, as. The Rape of Polyxena is a marble statue located in the Loggia dei Lanzi, the open-air museum in Florence, Italy’s Piazza della Signoria.

It was sculpted in by Italian sculptor who worked chiefly in the Romantic style, Pio Fedi (), but it was placed alongside several sculptures from the Renaissance.

- Scolpita tra il è considerata il capolavoro dell'artista ed una. Eventually, H. Allenger’s Polyxena is a tragic story, ending with the main character’s demise.

The book tells the story of the heroine’s struggles as she faces her fate after her brothers were killed during the fall of Troy. A princess of Troy and the daughter of King Priam, Polyxena is chosen as Neoptolemus’s love interest.

On the eve of her execution, a Trojan princess meditates on the path she took to arrive at her fate. Allenger’s work of historical fiction melds classical literature and his own interpretations of mythology in this first-person account from Polyxena, youngest daughter of King Priam of Troy, told in the final months of the Trojan War.

Polyxena should be recommended reading for history courses because it brings vivid energy to dry facts. Though not a history book, it tells the story of a young girl trying to find her way through uncertainties while still balancing her duties to her people and her heart.

It has all the elements of a bestseller—intense action, thought. The book Polyxena was structured to resemble the Iliad, that is, it was divided into 24 chapters. In chapters 1 Polyxena is in her present setting and they are written in the present tense; the in-between chapters are in the past tense as she relates her thoughts in flashback Polyxena book after the funeral of Hector (where the Iliad ends).

At Polyxena's request, Achilles came to make a sacrifice to Apollo, but he was ambushed by Paris, Polyxena's brother, as he knelt at the altar.

Paris shot a fatal arrow into Achilles' heel, his one vulnerable spot. Before he died, Achilles vengefully proclaimed that the treacherous Polyxena. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Polyxena: A Story of Troy at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(11).

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I was a god, in all except mortality. the strength of polyxena, the sorrow and rage of hecuba, the softer side to agamemnon, 4/5(81). H. Allenger’s Polyxena, an action-adventure mythological fiction set in Troy, comes to life in this visually stunning book trailer, courtesy of Author Reputation Press.

Polyxena follows the story of its eponymous heroine who faces death after having rejected the. Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since The two fall in love, which Polyxena tries unsuccessfully to conceal from her family, and Achilles is eventually killed in a plot conceived of by her brother and servant.

She witnesses the fall of Troy at the hands of the Greeks and is. The author weaved the passages describing each individual character and structured the plot based on events as seen through the eyes of Polyxena. Also, the book is divided into 24 chapters, just like The Iliad.

And in the first and last chapters, the first person point of view is used to indicate a present setting in which the main character is. Book 13 -- Hecuba, Polyxena, and Polydorus, line Achilles had killed all of her children except Polydorus.

His life was her salvation until she found his body on the shore. Plotting her revenge against Polymestor, she tricked him into meeting her under the guise of giving him more gold for Polydorus. The episode is related by Ovid in the Metamorphoses (Book XIII) in which the angry Achilles berates the Greeks for not having made a sacrifice to him on his death, for which reason he demands the sacrifice of Polyxena.

The young woman was “snatched from the arms of her mother and led to Achilles’ tomb” where “preferring death to slavery. Polyxena by H. Allenger is as much a book of fiction as it is of mythology, which makes the book both enticing and popular to readers.

That is why most of the characters in the book look familiar to us, not the least of them the Amazonian Queen Penthesileia. She was approached by our eponymous heroine in the aftermath of the fall of Troy to help in her father’s, King Priam, fight against.

Polyxena is slain by Neoptolemus Jay Hogarth 5 months ago Eventually, H. Allenger’s Polyxena is a tragic story, ending with the main character’s demise. The book tells the story of the heroine’s struggles. Polyxena, in Greek mythology, a daughter of Priam, king of Troy, and his wife, Hecuba.

After the fall of Troy, she was claimed by the ghost of Achilles, the greatest of the Greek warriors, as his share of the spoils and was therefore put to death at his tomb. In post-Classical times the story was. Early life. Polyxena was born as the eldest daughter of Ernst Leopold, Landgrave of Hesse-Rheinfels-Rotenburg and Princess Eleonore of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rochefort, daughter of Maximilian Karl Albert, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rochefort.

Queen of Sardinia. King Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia approached her family and proposed a union between Polyxena and Victor Amadeus II's son and heir. H. Allenger’s Polyxena combines romance, political machinations and war into a single book that gives the old, yet popular myth about Troy a fresh breath of life.

The book is filled with suspense all throughout, and Allenger’s does so with a masterful skill as a novelist. Allenger flexes his literary skills by creating a complex world that melds the past and present events. Writing a book about Troy is like writing one about the Alamo -the reader knows how the story ends.

I wrote my novel with the expectation that readers had a familiarity with the stories about Troy and even knew of Polyxena’s fate. Polyxena was a princess of Troy in Greek mythology, daughter of King Priam and Queen was the Trojan equivalent of Iphigenia, daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra who was sacrificed so that the Greek fleet would sail to ing to a prophecy, Troy would not fall if Prince Troilus, brother of Polyxena, would survive to the age of twenty.

Polyxena Solovyova (Russian: Поликсена Сергеевна Соловьева, 20 March O.S./1 April (N. S.) – 16 August ) was a Russian poet and illustrator. A Symbolist poet, from the Silver Age of Russian Poetry, she won the Medal of Pushkin in She was the first person to translate Alice in Wonderland into the Russian language and was known for founding and.

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Giveaway dates from Jan Ten (10) copies of H. Allenger’s book, Polyxena:A Story of Troy, will be given away. Polyxena’s death provides a kind of bookend to the war. The conflict began with the sacrifice of Iphigenia, Agamemnon’s daughter, and it ends with the sacrifice of Polyxena to the shade of Achilles.

The murders of two young women point to the high cost of war. Hecuba’s story provides an even more vivid illustration of war’s horrors. The Acts of Xanthippe, Polyxena, and Rebecca is a work of New Testament apocrypha dating from the third or fourth century.

Regarding its place in literature, twentieth-century classicist scholar Moses Hadas writes: "Christians learned not only from pagan preachers but also from pagan romancers.

As Polyxena describes the scene: Menelaus strode up to Helen bent on avenging the injury and humiliation she caused raised his sword -did I misjudge him?- and for an instant there I thought he might indeed kill her. But then she looked at him, tears streaming from her face, and if ever there was a sight to melt a man’s heart, it was that of Helen in grief, peering into his eyes, her.

The Marriage of Polyxena. [A dramatic poem.] William Tardrew. $; $; Publisher Description. The POETRY & DRAMA collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft.

The books reflect the complex and changing role of literature in society, ranging from Bardic poetry to Victorian verse. Containing many classic works. Life and Conduct of the Holy Women Xanthippe, Polyxena, and Rebecca. When the blessed Paul was at Rome through the word of the Lord, it happened that a certain servant of a ruler of Spain came to Rome with letters of his master’s, and heard the word of.

Polyxena has 1, books on Goodreads, and is currently reading Η θάλασσα by Μιχάλης Μακρόπουλος, Ταξίδι στην Ελλάδα 3: Νέα ελληνικά για ξένους, Επίπεδα. PDF | On Jan 1,Vincent Hunink published Following Paul:'The Acts of Xanthippe, Polyxena, and Rebecca as an Ancient Novel' in: Early Christian and Jewish Narrative The Role of Religion in.

Polyxena has an interesting relationship with Cassandra. For much of my novel, she views her sister as unsociable and estranged from the rest of the family, but often seeks her out, wanting her advice, yet, true to Apollo’s curse, never taking it.

“Hecuba“ (Gr: “Hekabe“) is a tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides, written around BCE. The story takes place just after the Trojan War, as the Greeks are heading home, and depicts the grief of Hecuba, queen of the fallen city of Troy, over the sacrifice of her daughter Polyxena, and the revenge she takes over the added loss of her son Polydorus.

Polyxena to Pyxis Polyxena. One of the daughters of the last king and queen of the city of Troy, Priam and Hekabe (Hecabe); after the city was sacked by the Argives, she was sacrificed at the tomb of Akhilleus (Achilles) by his son, Neoptolemus.

Iliad, book 9, lines +.Polyxena z Lobkovic, Sources found: Eva nejen v ráji, t.o.c. (Polyxena z Lobkovic) p. 67 etc. (Polyxena, rozená z Pernštejna, ovdovělá z Rožmberka a znovu provdaná z Lobkovic.Polyxena is actually my second novel.

I have written another epic work titled Water Dog about Aztec Mexico, that has lain dormant for many years, but which I am thinking of getting published in the near future. Water Dog is about the Aztec emperor, Ahuitzotl (Ah-weet-zotl), Montezuma’s predecessor and the greatest of their warrior-kings, and could not be more different from Polyxena.