|Author:||Thomas B. Costain|
|Publisher:||Buccaneer Books (September 1, 1998)|
|Category:||Fiction and Literature|
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To become a man of substance and wealth, to eat his meals off plate of gold and silver, to drink wine cooled by snow from the mountains of the north!
eISBN: 978-0-307-80060-2. To become a man of substance and wealth, to eat his meals off plate of gold and silver, to drink wine cooled by snow from the mountains of the north! Or would it be the second son on whom the favor of the great merchant had descended? Is it Theodore you want? he asked.
Thomas Bertram Costain (May 8, 1885 – October 8, 1965) was a Canadian-American journalist who became a best-selling author of historical novels at the age of 57. Costain was born in Brantford, Ontario to John Herbert Costain and Mary Schultz. He attended high school there at the Brantford Collegiate Institute. Before graduating from high school he had written four novels, one of which was a 70,000 word romance about Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange. These early novels were rejected by publishers.
The Silver Chalice recounts the story of Basil, a young silversmith, who is commissioned by the apostle Luke to fashion a. .
The Silver Chalice recounts the story of Basil, a young silversmith, who is commissioned by the apostle Luke to fashion a holder for the cup Jesus used at the Last Supper. The Silver Chalice was the best-selling fiction title of 1953 in the United States and was made into a film starring Paul Newman.
One of the travelers, who had come on the same ship from Ephesus and who had a house near the Fabricius Bridge, had agreed to show Basil the way to the small inn where he was to stay.
One of the travelers, who had come on the same ship from Ephesus and who had a house near the Fabricius Bridge, had agreed to show Basil the way to the small inn where he was to stay uch in each other’s company, and the young Roman had finally divulged that he was a Christian. It will be so dark that we will see little, said the Roman, whose name was Crassus. One should see Rome first in the middle of the day, when it is the most exciting spectacle in the world. It passes all belief then.
Thomas B. Costain was born in Brantford, Ontario, in 1885. He published dozens of fiction and nonfiction books in his lifetime, and four of them were adapted for the screen.
Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения. Thomas B. His first success as a reporter came in 1902, when the Brantford Courier hired him as a reporter. He received a doctor of letters degree from the University of Western Ontario in May 1952, and he received a gold medallion from the Canadian Club of New York in June 1965. The Thomas B. Costain public elementary school (1953) and the Thomas B. Costain–S.
The Silver Chalice book. If you like both historical fiction and Christian fiction, you will find this story about the cup used at the Last Supper to be a gem. There's lots of excitement, romance, religion, and of course, history.
COSTAIN, Thomas B. The Silver Chalice. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, (1952). Octavo, modern full brown calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, raised bands, red and green morocco spine labels, pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt.
An outstanding historical novel. New York Times This novel makes real. It has suspense, history, greed, romance, love, longing, spirituality - the list of in depth emotions that the main character experiences is amazing. Basil is adopted by a wealthy family at a young age and upon his adopted father's death he is sold into slavery. Costain THE SILVER CHALICE Story of the Cup of the Last Supper 1952.