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The isles of unwisdom.

Robert Graves

The isles of unwisdom.

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Published by Arena in London .
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  John O'Donohue was awarded a Ph.D. in philosophical theology from the University of Tübingen in He is the author of several works, including a book on the philosophy of Hegel, Person als Vermittlung; two collections of poetry, Echoes of Memory and Conamara Blues; and two international bestsellers, Anam Cara and Eternal /5(38). THE BOOK OF WISDOM This Book is so called, because it treats of the excellence of WISDOM, the means to obtain it, and the happy fruits it produces. It is written in the person of Solomon, and contains his sentiments. But it is uncertain who was the writer. It abounds with instructions and exhortations to kings and all magistrates to minister justice in the commonwealth, teaching all .


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As someone who is perhaps genuinely British by family background (English, Scottish, Welsh with a For someone educated at an English school, this book is a useful corrective to the history taught there.4/5.

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Swashbuckling historical fiction from the author of I, Claudius. “A cleverly balanced mixture of spice, fact, humor and adventure on and off the high seas” (Kirkus Reviews).Set in the Age of Exploration, The Islands of Unwisdom tells the story of the ill-fated Don Álvaro de Mendaña y Neyra, a Spanish explorer set on finding the Solomon Islands, the Brand: RosettaBooks.

Novel set around Dona Isabel Barreto, Spanish governor of Santa Cruz in the South Pacific in Foxing to outside edges of pages. First inside page has been cut. There is library plate on inside cover.

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When Mendaña died, his young widow Dona Ysobel Barreto assumed command of the fleet, exercising the absolute power bequeathed to her by her late husband.

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London: Cassell and Company Limited, Historical Fiction FIRST EDITION. Octavo 19x 13cm, ; ; 1, blank. Includes a double-page map. Publisher's black cloth with titles in gilt to the spine. Pictorial dust-jacket designed by Barbosa.

Some edge spotting, jacket lightly edgeworn. Some fraying to spine ends. Very Good. Sixteenth century naval drama. The Isles of Unwisdom by Graves, Robert. London: Readers Union, Readers Union edition from No dustwrapper, spine of blue boards has faded to a khaki colour, but titles thereon are still clear, original owner's name and date May on f/ep, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover historical novel.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). An historical novel, fashioned as only Mr. Graves (of I. Claudius' fame) can fashion one, this is a cleverly balanced mixture of spice, fact, humor and adventure on and off the high seas in the year In search of the reputedly diamond-laden Solomon Islands, a contingent of ill-assorted Spaniards sets out from Peru with intent of colonization (and self-aggrandizement) and.

The Isles of Unwisdom By Robert Graves; The Isles of Unwisdom Summary. The Isles of Unwisdom by Robert Graves. First Edition. pages. Pictorial dust jacket over black cloth.

Pages are moderately tanned with noticeable foxing throughout. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. This is a used book. We Category: Rare Books > Rare Non-Fiction Books > Others. The Isles: A History is a narrative history book by Norman Davies.

Content. As in his earlier Europe: A History (), Davies is not trying to present any new history, but does want to tackle what he sees as historiographical biases in the treatment of the history of Britain and Ireland. Ten chapters span the past of the archipelago from prehistory till the dismantling of the British Author: Norman Davies.

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Robert Graves was born on J in Wimbledon. His father, Alfred Perceval Graves was a minor Irish poet and a Gaelic scholar. His mother was Amalie von Ranke and she was closely related to Leopold von Ranke; one of the founder fathers.

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Read by Sam Stinson. Wisdom is one of the apocryphal/deuterocanonical books of the Bible. It is a wisdom book, bearing similarity to the canonical works.

Robert Graves was born to parents Alfred Perceval Graves and Amalie von Ranke Graves in in Wimbledon, near London, England. He was one of ten children. His father was a Gaelic scholar and poet, and his mother was related to influential German historian Leopold von Ranke.

Though he won a scholarship to St. John’s College, Oxford, Graves left London in to. Set in the Age of Exploration, The Islands of Unwisdom tells the story of the ill-fated Don Alvaro de Mendana y Neya, a Spanish explorer set on finding the Solomon Islands, the mythical source of King Solomon’s vast by greed, ambition, and lust, Don Alvaro and his wife, the beautiful and dangerous Ysabel, lead a crew of adventurers beyond the horizon in search of.

Vasily Grossman’s Life and Fate. Grossman was a Russian journalist. He accompanied the red army through much of the second world war, including the liberation of the concentration camps. He distilled his experiences into his historical novel, Life. Robert von Ranke Graves (24 July – 7 December ) was a British poet, historical novelist, critic, and father was Alfred Perceval Graves, a celebrated Irish poet and figure in the Gaelic revival; they were both Celticists and students of Irish produced more than works.

Graves's poems—together with his translations and Alma mater: St John's College, Oxford. The Book of Wisdom (also called Wisdom of Solomon or just Wisdom) is one of the books of the Old has been grouped among the Septuagint, or the seven wisdom books of the Bible.

A priest named St. Melito, who lived in the second century AD, said that the book was considered canonical by Jews and Christians, and that Naḥmanides was able to translate the.

Wisdom, Book OF, one of the deutero-canonical writings of the Old Testament, placed in the Vulgate between the Canticle of Canticles and Ecclesiasticus.

TITLE.—The oldest headings ascribe the book to Solomon, the representative of Hebrew wisdom. In the Syriac translation, the title is: “the Book of the Great Wisdom of Solomon”; and in the.

Robert von Ranke Graves, British author. Recipient Russell Loines award, American Academy and National Institute Arts and Letters,Gold medal, National Poetry Society America,Mexican Cultural Olympics,Queen's Gold medal,Sol de Oro medal, Madrid, The isles of unwisdom Robert Graves Not In Library.

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And I am by no means hostile to all moderns: try Lucy Beckett's THE TIME BEFORE YOU DIE. Peace.The Book of Wisdom, or the Wisdom of Solomon, is a Jewish work written in Greek and most likely composed in Alexandria, lly dated to the mid first century BC, the central theme of the work is "Wisdom" itself, appearing under two principal aspects.

In its relation to man, Wisdom is the perfection of knowledge of the righteous as a gift from God showing itself in action.In this sequel to his much acclaimed Isles of the West (), Mitchell continues his investigation into official Britain’s failure to administer rural Scotland for the mutual benefit of people and nature.

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