The Laviniad: An Epic Poem

Arx Publishing, LLC
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Set in ancient Italy, The Laviniad picks up the tale following the death of Aeneas, when his young son Ascanius is thrust to the fore as leader of the Trojan remnant in Italy. Following the trials of this youth in the face of his hostile Italian neighbors, the author spins his enthralling yarn with tight, compelling poetry.
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Arx Publishing, LLC
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Published on
Jun 30, 2005
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Pages
135
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ISBN
9781889758749
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Historical
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The new 2015 edition of The American Martyrology features all the Saints, Blesseds, Venerables, Servants of God, and reputed martyrs honored in the U.S. throughout the year. It dramatically expands Holweck's compilation with the dozens of new saints and causes added since then, including not only feasts of the national calendar but also those of the traditional Roman calendar such as St. Valentine and St. Christopher and those of the Ordinariate calendar such as St. Alban, St. Columba, and the English martyrs.

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