Charles Kingsley (1819–1875) was an English clergyman, university professor, historian, and novelist—most closely associated with the West Country and Hampshire. Among his novels, the best known are Hypatia, Westward Ho!, and Hereward the Wake. He is also the author of the children’s classic The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby, a story about a boy chimney sweep.
The Roman and the Teuton (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Series of Lecturesby Charles Kingsley
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This 1864 collection considers the relationship between the dying Roman Empire and the Germanic peoples. Lectures include “The Forest Children,” “The Human Deluge,” “The Gothic Civilizer,” “The Clergy and the Heathen, “The Popes and the Lombards,” and others.
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