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1. Civil War (Oxford World's Classics)
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2. A Lucan Reader: Selections from
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3. Lucan: De bello civili Book II
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4. Competitive Authoritarianism:
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5. Lucan: De Bello Civili Book 1
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6. The Poet Lucan: Studies in Rhetorical
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7. Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of
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8. Lucan (Oxford Readings in Classical
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9. Pharsalia (Masters of Latin Literature)
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10. Lucan (Pendragon Legacy)
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11. FEELING HISTORY: LUCAN, STOICISM,
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12. Community and Gospel in Luke-Acts:
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13. The Pharsalia of Lucan: Translated
 
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14. Lord Lucan
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15. The Lucan Conspiracy: How the
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16. The Lucan Journey: A Study of
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17. Life of Patrick Sarsfield, Earl
18. The Gamblers: John Aspinall, James
19. Lucans Pharsalia: Dichtungsstruktur
 
20. Momentary Monsters: Lucan and

1. Civil War (Oxford World's Classics)
by Lucan
Paperback: 400 Pages (2008-07-15)
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Lucan's epic poem on the civil war between Caesar andPompey, unfinished at the time of his death, standsbeside the poems of Virgil and Ovid in the first rank ofLatin epic.This newly annotated, free versetranslation conveys the full force of Lucan's writingand his grimly realistic view of the subject.The workis a powerful condemnation of civil war, emphasizing thestark, dark horror of the catastrophies which the Romanstate inflicted upon itself.Both the introduction andglossary set the scene for readers unfamiliar with Lucanand explore his relationship with earlier writers ofLatin epic, and his interest in the sensational. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Underrated Historical Epic
An underrated work of the Silver Age. There are some excellent epsiodes that could stand on their own as mini-epics: the suicides of Vulteius and comrades, Appius 'rape' of the Pythia, Caesar's journey by sea, Scaeva's aristeia, Erictho's necromancy, and Cato's journey through Africa to name just a few. The historical insights into the lives of Caesar, Pompey, and Cato are also especially enlightening. Absolutely worth a first and second look!

4-0 out of 5 stars "Gore, War, and Monumental Verse"
Lucan, the author of the full-throated but incomplete epic the "Civil War", certainly deserves a spot next to the great Latin poets Ovid, Horace, and Virgil, whose epic works mark the pinnacleeloquence and intelligence of Latin verse. The epic was written during the reign of Nero in the first century AD, and it is characterized by its vehement condemnation of civil war and imperialistic sentiments--this possibly caused Lucan's later fall out of Nero's favor. The primary characters in the epic are Julius Caesar, who is portrayed as a destructive warmonger, and Pompey (Magnus), who is described as ambitious and over his prime. The vivid descriptions of the wars in this work are exciting and at the same time sobering since Lucan's narrative never fails to reveal those attributes of civil war which invoke the most disturbing of feelings. For all this, Lucan's "Civil War" is recommended, and also because the Oxford World Classics always present reliable translations, and this particular edition retains Lucan's charming and long-winded verse that courses so smoothly through the hearts and minds reader's who are fortunate enough to come into contact with it.

5-0 out of 5 stars Another version of Lucan
If I had known it was another translation of Lucan, I would not have ordered it, BUT I would have made a mistake.This work has a better translation for the modern reader, and lots of good supporting information. Some of the comparisons I made with other versions make me wish I had thisten years ago.The notes are worth the price of the book! ... Read more


2. A Lucan Reader: Selections from Civil War
by Lucan
Paperback: 134 Pages (2009-01-01)
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Lucan's epic poem, Civil War, portrays the stark, dark horror of the years 49 through 48 BCE, the grim reality of Romans fighting Romans, of Julius Caesar vs. Pompey the Great. The introduction to this volume situates Lucan as a poet closely connected with the Stoics at Rome, working during the reign of the emperor Nero, in the genre inherited from Virgil.

The selections are intended for third- and fourth-year college curricula, and include Lucan's analysis of the causes of the civil war, depictions of his protagonists Caesar and Pompey at key moments-Caesar's crossing of the Rubicon, the assassination of Pompey as he arrives in Egypt seeking refuge, Cato's funeral oration for Pompey, Caesar's visit to the site of Troy-as well as highly atmospheric passages: Pompey's vision of his dead wife, Julia; and the necromancy performed by the witch Erichtho for Pompey's son.

Notes to the passages illuminate Lucan's attitude towards his material-his reluctance to tackle the topic of civil war, his complicated relationship with Virgil's Aeneid, and his passionate involvement in the events through the rhetorical device of apostrophe, when he seems to enter the poem as a character himself.

Special Features

* Introduction that situates Lucan in his literary, historical, and ideological context
* 620 lines of Latin text from Lucan's Civil War, including: 1.1-45, 67-157, 183-227, 486-504; 3.8-35; 399-445; 6.624-53; 7.617-37; 7.647-82, 728-46, 760-811; 8.542-636, 663-88; 9.190-217; 9.961-99
* Notes at the back
* Map of the eastern Mediterranean in Caesar's day
* Bibliography
* Full Vocabulary

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4-0 out of 5 stars Good Introduction to a Difficult Author
A Lucan Reader contains several hundred lines of Lucan, chosen to reflect (some of) the major events covered in the poem. The introduction does a good job of placing the poem in its historical and literary context, and includes a summary of the whole work, which locates the chosen selections in the narrative. There is also a bibliography, covering current work on Lucan.

The book is well laid-out and easy to use. The selections are well-chosen, and the notes cover most of what will baffle anyone new to Lucan. The included vocabulary appears to be complete.

I would have appreciated more coverage in the introductory essay of how Lucan structures his periods to go with the general discussion of his style and use of words, but that's about all that's missing.

Highly recommended.



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3. Lucan: De bello civili Book II (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics) (Bk. 2)
by Lucan
Paperback: 260 Pages (1992-06-26)
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This edition offers the first full-scale commentary on the neglected second book of Lucan's epic poem on the civil war between Caesar and Pompey: De bello civili. It pays particular attention to Lucan's inheritance from Virgil's Augustan epic and response to its challenge. The introduction gives a general account of Lucan's life and work, a discussion of his narrative, a survey of language, style and meter, and a brief history of the text. The commentary offers assistance with grammar and translation and aims to provide the political, historical and geographical background to Lucan's epic narrative. ... Read more


4. Competitive Authoritarianism: Hybrid Regimes After the Cold War (Problems of International Politics)
by Steven Levitsky, Lucan A. Way
Paperback: 520 Pages (2010-08-16)
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Competitive authoritarian regimes - in which autocrats submit to meaningful multiparty elections but engage in serious democratic abuse - proliferated in the post-Cold War era. Based on a detailed study of 35 cases in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and post-communist Eurasia, this book explores the fate of competitive authoritarian regimes between 1990 and 2008. It finds that where social, economic, and technocratic ties to the West were extensive, as in Eastern Europe and the Americas, the external cost of abuse led incumbents to cede power rather than crack down, which led to democratization. Where ties to the West were limited, external democratizing pressure was weaker and countries rarely democratized. In these cases, regime outcomes hinged on the character of state and ruling party organizations. Where incumbents possessed developed and cohesive coercive party structures, they could thwart opposition challenges, and competitive authoritarian regimes survived; where incumbents lacked such organizational tools, regimes were unstable but rarely democratized. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Invaluable book for anyone interested in democracy
This book provides an innovative framework to understand the evolution of one of the most confusing and frustrating regime types of the last two decades: regimes which hold competitive elections but remain undemocratic in significant ways. They have been called transitional democracies, partial democracies, illiberal democracies, but no category has satisfactorily captured their unique attributes.

Levitsky and Way provide several key theoretical contributions to this area of study. They make a convincing case for a new category of competitive authoritarian regimes, which is much more clearly defined than previous categories. They then explain the origins and evolution of these regimes and the conditions which lead to both democratization and authoritarian stability. They explain the impact of both international and domestic factors in regime transitions. Their elegant theoretical argument is paired with detailed case studies of the 35 competitive authoritarian regimes which emerged in the 1990s.

This book is a must-read for anyone interested in democracy or regime transitions and particularly those hoping to influence processes of democratization. It is written in a clear and engaging style which is accessible to anyone interested in the topic, and it has implications which reach far beyond academia. ... Read more


5. Lucan: De Bello Civili Book 1 (0)
Hardcover: 432 Pages (2009-12-13)
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This is a full-scale edition (the first in nearly 70 years) of the first book of Lucan's De Bello Civili, an important and influential epic poem written in the 60s AD, which recounts the civil war between Julius Caesar and Pompey in the years 49-45 BC. The volume includes an introduction, text with apparatus criticus, and commentary. The introduction provides the reader with a number of the most important contexts for understanding Lucan's subject matter and his approach to this material. The commentary pays particular attention to interpretative, linguistic, literary, historical, social, and philosophical issues arising from the narrative of Book 1. ... Read more


6. The Poet Lucan: Studies in Rhetorical Epic (Bristol Classical Paperbacks.)
by M.P.O. Morford
Paperback: 104 Pages (1996-08-01)
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Lucan's epic on the Civil War has dodged in and out of fashion. Widely admired in the 17th and 18th centuries, it came in the 19th and 20th to be criticised by comparison with Virgil's Aeneid. The latter was established as the standard by which all other epic poets fail. Lucan's besetting "fault" was seen as his reliance on rhetoric. This work sets out to consider the rules of ancient rhetoric as learned by Lucan and applied in his epic. Four themes commmon to poetry and to the declamatory schools (tyranny, storms, the occult and dreams) are closely analyzed in relation to the poem, and the poem is itself set in the context of the Neronian age. ... Read more


7. Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars
by Lucan
Paperback: 232 Pages (2010-03-06)
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The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects: Pharsalus, Battle of, 48 B.C; Rome; Pharsalus, Battle of, Farsala, Greece, 48 B.C; History / Ancient / General; History / Ancient / Rome; History / World; Literary Criticism / Ancient ... Read more


8. Lucan (Oxford Readings in Classical Studies)
Hardcover: 560 Pages (2010-04-12)
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This book makes available in convenient form a selection of seminal articles on the Roman poet Lucan's grim epic, written in the time of Nero, on the world-changing civil war between Caesar and Pompey in the mid first century BC. The selection enables the reader of Lucan's work to trace the emergence of vital critical perspectives and controversies and the diverse approaches that have been applied to them. Five essays appear in English for the first time, and quotations from Latin and Greek have been translated. A specially written Introduction, by Susanna Braund, provides an up-to-date guide to scholarship on Lucan and to the history of the reception of the poem. ... Read more


9. Pharsalia (Masters of Latin Literature)
by Lucan
Paperback: 333 Pages (1993-12-16)
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Lucan s great poem, Pharsalia, recounts events surrounding the decisive battle fought near Pharsalus in 48 B.C. during the civil war between the forces of Pompey and Julius Caesar. Though the subject of this unfinished masterpiece is historical, many of its features are characteristic of epic poetry: Rousing battle scenes; tales of witches, monsters, and miracle; detailed catalogues; intricate similes; and speeches with a high degree of rhetorical elegance. However, Lucan s deft mix of humor and horror, of political satire, literary parody, history, and epic is entirely his own.

Jane Wilson Joyce s superb translation conveys the drama and poetry of the original. Her use of natural English rhythms in a loose six-beat line comes close to matching the original Latin hexameters, wile her language preserves Lucan s sequence of images. An enlightening introduction, notes, and a full glossary augment the translation. ... Read more


10. Lucan (Pendragon Legacy)
by Susan Kearney
Mass Market Paperback: 368 Pages (2009-09-05)
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THEIR LOVE IS FORBIDDEN

Healer and high priestess of her people, Lady Cael is fated to life without a mate. But a mysterious explorer named Lucan Rourke doesn't know her secrets, and his touch makes her crave a future that her extraordinary birthright has forbidden her. . .

BUT DANGER IS NO MATCH FOR DESIRE

Lucan has just one mission on Pendragon: to find the mythical Holy Grail, Earth's only hope for survival. His powerful attraction to Cael is a distraction he can't afford, unless he convinces her to join forces with him. Yet working so closely together only heightens their passion . . . even when the terrifying truth of Cael's heritage threatens to shatter Lucan's every belief-and the galaxy itself. ... Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars A sewy new fantasy!
Lucan is an Archeologist with a passion for history, particularly that of the Holy Grail. He is on a quest to locate it not for the glory, but for the necessity of it. The human race is plagued by sterility and is threatened into extinction if he cannot find a way to allow babies to be born again. With the healing powers of the Holy Grail, he believes that it will solve all of their problems. With an ability to read ancient script, he travels to Pendragon where he believes the Grail to be hidden.

Lady Cael, the High Priestess of Pendragon, is an honored yet feared figure. She is bound by duty to live a life of solitude without love, without intimacy. However, after a chance encounter with Lucan Roarke, she finds herself irresitibly attracted to him. He too is drawn to her and flirts with her although he knows he shouldn't. She should be admonishing him for his audacity, but he makes her feel like a woman - a new experience for her.

Lucan is not the only one searching for the Holy Grail though. Both he and Lady Cael are part of a archeological team that want nothing more than to find the ancient artifact but all for different reasons. Lucan wants to use it to save his people; Lady Cael wants to use it to save her dying nephew; the military wants it for more selfish reasons.

The Holy Grail is protected by ancient magic which make it incredibly difficult to get to. One day, Lucan finds a way to weaken the shields and gets one step closer to it, but moments later a fire destroys the lab and kills most of the team members. After barely escaping alive, Lucan and Lady Cael are blamed for the fire and the resulting deaths so they must run away and come up with a plan to exonerate their names. Let the adventures begin...

This is a futuristic paranormal romance. I will be honest and say that at first I did a bit of the 'ol "eye roll" when I learned that the plot line is based on the belief that the legendary King Arthur hid the Holy Grail on Pendragon (a moon outside of Earth's galaxy) to keep it safe from his enemies. I reminded myself though that this is fictional/fantasy/futuristic book and if I could read about vampires, werewolves and ghosts, then I should really give this book a chance. And I'm glad I did :)

This book really surprised me. It turned out to have so many more elements to the story. Although there is a fair amount of 'bodice ripping' involved, there is also quite a bit of action, science, history, betrayal and suspense. I found Susan Kearney to be a very gifted writer who could make this far-fetched story seem almost believable. The story was fast paced, the main characters were endearing and you never stopped worrying about what could happen to them, the fate of their people and the fate of their own budding relationship.

4-0 out of 5 stars 4 1/2 Hearts from TRS!
"I found myself becoming more and more involved and interested in this book. The characters are so diverse and so unique. They are unlike any other characters I have read before. Most of the characters are from the same planet or society and yet they are so different from those around them. Then you have the offworlders like Lucan and Rion, who are completely unlike any of the other characters. What I was not expecting was the depth and the intensity of the chemistry and sexual tension between Cael and Lucan. The sensuality swells between them and is practically pouring off the pages. While the sex scenes are plentiful, they do not take away anything from the book itself. And wow are those sex scenes hot. Lucan and Cael are both very primal and very strong people so the sex can be pretty wild, but it sure did leave a smile on my face. If you like futurist books this is by far one of the greatest I have read lately and I definitely recommend it. I can't wait for the next book in this series. " - Jacquelyn R. Ward

4-0 out of 5 stars A New Name In Futuristics!
Author Susan Kearney is a native of New Jersey , writes full time and has sold books to the industries' top publishing houses. As an award-winning author, Kearney earned a Business Degree from the University of Michigan . Her knowledge and experience spans throughout the romance genre, and her fifty plus books include contemporary, romantic suspense, historical, futuristic, science fiction and paranormal novels- With Rion as part of this series coming in December 2009, and Jordan coming in March 2010. She resides in Tampa , Florida with her husband and children.

High Priestess and Healer of her people on Pendragon, Lady Cael, has always accepted her fate and destiny. Her calling and position doesn't allow for a life mate, nor can she be touched or it will break taboo and the will of Goddess. Both feared and respected equally, Cael has become accustomed to her life of solitude. But a mysterious explorer named Lucan Rourke doesn't know her secrets and his forbidden touch is making her crave things that her birthright doesn't allow. Lucan has only one purpose for being on Pendragon- find the mythical Holy Grail and get back to Earth before it's too late. The fate of Earth's survival rests in his hands, so he cannot afford the immediate attraction he feels for Cael, nor the distraction. Soon they must join forces to defeat the army of Tribes, who want to find the Grail and use it for selfish purposes. When a warrant goes out for their arrest for murder, they must fight not only to find the Grail, but to survive long enough to use it.

This is a futuristic romance, and if I'm being honest, I did a rather large dramatic eye roll when I learned of the Grail as a plot line, with King Arthur traveling to this planet hundreds of years ago to keep it safe. However, I quickly reminded myself that this was a fictional/fantasy/futuristic book and the author's gifted writing makes you believe in the seemingly out-there story. That's what makes Kearney stand out in this rapidly evolving sub-genre of romance. With a great eye for detailed setting and quick-witted dialog, readers can revel in the fast-pace action and get hooked from cover to cover. Steamy, intense, and sometimes hilarious- I very much look forward to the two other books in this series and where she goes with it. Recommended!



Kelly Moran,

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4-0 out of 5 stars really 4 1/2, worth buying I can't wait for the rest of the series!
Susan Kearney has written a stupendous book with Lucan.And I cannot wait to read the rest of her series!I was particularly attracted to the hero and heroine who really carried the story both were mature (emotionally) and a perfect match.

I was particularly impressed with Lucan, he is not really the typical alpha male.He respects Lady Cael and lets her make her own decisions.He is very cerebral but still a very hunky and resourceful guy who can take care of himself.I especially liked how Lucan knows that Cael is dangerous but he still sees her as a woman and is not afraid to claim her.This is why I feel he is strong enough to be a match for the fiery and strong heroine, which no one else on the planet dares to even touch.Plus there is also a lot of sexual chemistry between the 2!The only quibble I have is Lucan's long resistance to stay in a relationship with Cael even though I understand his concerns.

This is sure to be a fantastic series and the world building were enthralling.I will definitely be buying the next installment as soon as it comes out.If you love the paranormal and or futuristic romances you will love this book.But this book will probably be a little light for those who enjoy the edgy Urban fantasies genre.

4-0 out of 5 stars Lucan
Lucan & Cael both work in the same lab on Pendragon & are instantly attracted to one another. Both their worlds, Earth and Pendragon are in desperate situations. The one thing both of their worlds need is the Holy Grail. It could also be the one thing that could tear them apart.

Lucan is a non-stop, entertaining read. Filled with adventure and steamy scenes. Lucan and Cael sizzle. Ms. Kearney has done a wonderful job creating this new world. My favorite part of the story has been the dragon element. I think fans of the King Arthur legends will enjoy this new twist. This was my first time reading Susan Kearney's work, and I have to say I really enjoyed it. ... Read more


11. FEELING HISTORY: LUCAN, STOICISM, AND THE POETICS OF PASS
by FRANCESCA D'ALESSANDRO BEHR
Hardcover: 312 Pages (2007-03-08)
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Feeling History is a study of apostrophe (i.e., the rhetorical device in which the narrator talks directly to his characters) in Lucan’s Bellum Civile. Through the narrator’s direct addresses, irony, and grotesque imagery, Lucan appears not as a nihilist, but as a character deeply concerned about ethics. The purpose of this book is to demonstrate how Lucan’s style represents a criticism of the Roman approach to history, epic, ethics, and aesthetics. The book’s chief interest lies in the ethical and moral stance that the poet-narrator takes toward his characters and his audience. To this end, Francesca D’Alessandro Behr studies the ways in which the narrator communicates ethical and moral judgments. Lucan’s retelling of this central historical epic triggers in the mind of the reader questions about the validity of the Roman imperial project as a whole.An analysis of selected apostrophes from the Bellum Civile allows us to confront issues that are behind Lucan’s disquieting imagery: how can we square the poet’s Stoic perspectives with his poetically conveyed emotional urgency? Lucan’s approach seems inspired by Aristotle, especially his Poetics, as much as by Stoic philosophy. In Lucan’s aesthetic project, participation and alienation work as phases through which the narrator leads the reader to a desired understanding of his work of art. At the same time, the reader is confronted with the ends and limits of the aesthetic enterprise in general.  Lucan’s long-acknowledged political engagement must therefore be connected to his philosophical and aesthetic stance. In the same way that Lucan is unable to break free from the Virgilian model, neither can he develop a defense of morality outside of the Stoic mold. His philosophy is not a crystal ball to read the future or a numbing drug imposing acceptance. The philosophical vision that Lucan finds intellectually and aesthetically compelling does not insulate his characters (and readers) from suffering, nor does it excuse them from wrongdoing. Rather, it obligates them to confront the responsibilities and limits of acting morally in a chaotic world.
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12. Community and Gospel in Luke-Acts: The Social and Political Motivations of Lucan Theology (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series)
Paperback: 288 Pages (1989-11-24)
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Always observing the established techniques of New Testament analysis, especially redaction criticism, Professor Esler makes extensive use of sociology and anthropology to examine the author of Luke-Acts' theology as a response to social and political pressures on the Christian community for whom he was writing. Various themes such as table-fellowship, the law, the temple, poverty and riches, and politics are examined to determine how they have been influenced by the social and political background of Luke's audience.This book offers a New Testament paradigm and warrant for those interested in generating a theology attuned to the social and political realities affecting contemporary Christian congregations. ... Read more


13. The Pharsalia of Lucan: Translated Into Blank Verse, by Sir Edward Ridley ... (1896)
by Lucan
Paperback: 368 Pages (2009-06-25)
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Originally published in 1896.This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies.All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks notations and other marginalia present in the original volume. ... Read more


14. Lord Lucan
by James Ruddick
 Paperback: 224 Pages (1995-09)
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A portrait of the case and its high society background. ... Read more


15. The Lucan Conspiracy: How the Establishment Conned the World Into Believing Lord Lucan was Barry Halpin
by Duncan MacLaughlin, William Hall
Paperback: 288 Pages (2004-09-01)
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They called it the manhunt of the 20th century, one which confounded the world for three decades. Countless theories have been advanced on the fate of Lord Lucan after he vanished following the brutal slaying of his children's nanny. At last, the jigsaw finally fits. Former detective Duncan MacLaughlin, one of Scotland Yard's elite, has cracked the audacious charade which enabled the Earl of Lucan to evade the long arm of the law. MacLaughlin reveals where the aristocrat fled, disguised as Jungle Barry, the name of an uncanny Lucan lookalike he met on the run. Having been hit with a firestorm of propaganda and spurious disinformation from the heart of the Establishment when he revealed these astonishing facts, MacLaughlin launches a convincing counterstrike. Now judge for yourself.
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16. The Lucan Journey: A Study of Luke 9:28-36 and Acts 1:6-11 As an Architectural Pair (European University Studies)
by Maria Do Thi Yen
Paperback: 357 Pages (2010-01-20)
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17. Life of Patrick Sarsfield, Earl of Lucan; With a Short Narrative of the Principal Events of the Jacobite War in Ireland
by John Todhunter
Paperback: 116 Pages (2010-04-01)
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The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Publisher: T.F. Unwin; Publication date: 1895; Subjects: Ireland; History / Europe / Great Britain; History / Europe / Ireland; Travel / Europe / Ireland; ... Read more


18. The Gamblers: John Aspinall, James Goldsmith and the murder of Lord Lucan
by John Pearson
Hardcover: 320 Pages (2005-08-23)
list price: US$37.20
Isbn: 1844132056
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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Editorial Review

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In the tradition of “true crime” books, The Gamblers follows the fortunes of five men at the center of the ultra-fashionable Clermont Set including the infamous Lord Lucan who disappeared following the murder of his children’s nanny. ... Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars Fascinating... but true?
Headlined as an investigation into the lives of three of the UK's most notorious 60's gamblers - James Goldsmith, John Aspinall & "Lucky" Lord Lucan - and claiming to reveal, for the first time, the true story behind Lucan's even more notorious "disappearance" - one of the UK's longest running murder mysteries - "The Gamblers" is a quite riveting insight into a bizarre world of power, glamour, addiction, fabulous wealth and self destruction. Like the friend who recommended it to me I read it virtually straight through and while I left with as many questions as answers I discovered, on the way, a whole host of mind-boggling facts about the people who populated London's most exclusive gambling den, "The Clermont Club", and its now iconic sister night-club, "Annabel's".

Cleverly underpinned by sufficient clearly genuine information to make you believe it all, you are, by the last third of the book, quite prepared to fully accept Pearson's take on Lucan's fate, even though the lines between objective analysis and sensationalist interpretation have in fact become fairly blurred. But no matter because, in the end, "The Gamblers" is much more than simply another title-selling angle on the Lord Lucan saga, rather an intriguing exploration into a part of London's "swinging sixties" scene that most of us never knew existed and a fascinating study of what draws the rich & privileged into the ridiculously high-risk world of big-money gambling.

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19. Lucans Pharsalia: Dichtungsstruktur u. Zeitbezug (Hypomnemata :) (German Edition)
by Wolfgang Dieter Lebek
Perfect Paperback: 307 Pages (1976)

Isbn: 3525251416
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20. Momentary Monsters: Lucan and His Heroes (Cornell Studies in Classical Philology)
by Walter Ralph Johnson
 Hardcover: 160 Pages (1987-09)
list price: US$25.00
Isbn: 080142030X
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