The Ballad of the White Horse

The Ballad of the White Horse

eBook - 2014
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More than a thousand years ago, the ruler of a beleaguered kingdom saw a vision of the Virgin Mary that moved him to rally his chiefs and make a last stand. Alfred the Great freed his realm from Danish invaders in the year 878 with an against-all-odds triumph at the Battle of Ethandune. In this ballad, G. K. Chesterton equates Alfred's struggles with Christianity's fight against nihilism and heathenism-a battle that continues to this day.
Publisher: [United States] : Start Classics : Made available through hoopla, 2014
ISBN: 9781609773496
1609773497
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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