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The lantern bearers

Rosemary Sutcliff

The lantern bearers

by Rosemary Sutcliff

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 -- Juvenile fiction.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      Instead of leaving with the last of the Roman legions, Aquila, a young officer, decides that his loyalties lie with Britain, and he eventually joins the forces of the Roman-British leader Ambrosius to fight against the Saxon hordes.

      Edition Notes

      StatementRosemary Sutcliff.
      SeriesNew Oxford library
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.S966 Lan 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination248 p. ;
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3916620M
      ISBN 100192770829
      LC Control Number81482750

        The Lantern Bearers audiobook, by Rosemary Sutcliff When the last of the Roman Auxiliaries leave Britain forever, they abandon the country to internal strife and the menace of invasion by Saxons. These are dark days indeed for Aquila, a young Roman officer who returns to his family villa to find all that he loves destroyed by the invaders.4/5.   In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read.

      Lantern Bearers Study Guide and Book Set Publisher: Laurelwood Books Author: Mary Ellen Tedrow Grade: 6 - 9 (though could be used $ Lantern Bearers Study Guide. The Lantern Bearers is a novel first published in by Oxford University Press, illustrated by Charles Keeping. It was the winner of the Carnegie Medal for A Roman Briton and his beloved sister are taken captive by Saxon raiders, and after his escape he joins the forces of Ambrosius Aurelianus against the Saxon invasions of Britain.

      Here is a creator of historical fiction who does not pander to her readers, but expects they can take in their strides a thoroughly mature, researched-background story. Even her characters are not set in the mold. This is a tale of a stormy period in Britain's history, when the last of the Romans in Britain, who had chosen to stay when the auxiliaries were ordered home, waged continuing war.   Read "The Lantern Bearers by Rosemary Sutcliff Summary & Study Guide" by BookRags available from Rakuten Kobo. This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Pl 5/5.


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It's so relatable to watch him react to the sorrows, struggles and loss of his dreams, and to slowly over the years try to find ways to live with them and overcome them.

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(also known as the Dolphin Ring Cycle.) I still have book 2 in the series to read, but McLure did not have book 2 so I skipped it for now/5(14).Get this from a library! The lantern bearers. [Rosemary Sutcliff; Charles Keeping] -- Instead of leaving with the last of the Roman legions, Aquila, a young officer, decides that his loyalties lie with Britain, and he eventually joins the forces of the Roman-British leader Ambrosius.