Most widely held works about Judith Tarr
Most widely held works by Judith Tarr
White Mare's daughter by Judith Tarr ( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and German and held by 842 libraries worldwide
A feminist novel on a clash of two societies, one of warriors, the other ruled by women where war is unknown. Set in 4,500 BC in what is now Ukraine, the story features a heroine from the warrior tribe and a hero from the matriarchal one.
Household gods by Judith Tarr ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 828 libraries worldwide
A modern woman is transported to a 2nd century Roman frontier town. Lawyer Nicole, a single mother frustrated by life in Los Angeles, awakens in the body of a widowed tavern keeper. On her return she appreciates modern life more.
Pillar of fire by Judith Tarr ( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 761 libraries worldwide
A revisionist-history novel set in ancient Egypt. After failing to impose monotheism on his people, Pharaoh Akhenaten fakes his death and reemerges under a new name, Moses, the one of the Ten Commandments. The story is told through the eyes of a slave girl. By the author of Throne of Isis.
Alamut by Judith Tarr ( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 761 libraries worldwide
Prince Aidan, born of a royal father and a sorceress, vows to destroy his nephew's killer. But Aidan does not foresee a beautiful and immortal assassin with great power, greater than his own, or that she would speak to the sacred places in his heart.
Rite of conquest by Judith Tarr ( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 748 libraries worldwide
The Saxons have ruled England for five hundred years. Now William of Normandy, the bastard son of a duke and a druid mother, is poised to conquer England. To succeed he must accept the help and love of French noblewoman Mathilda, who has her own powers.
Queen of swords by Judith Tarr ( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
The stormy life of Melisende, the 12th Century Frankish queen of Jerusalem who became ruler on the death of her husband. For much of her reign Melisende has to battle both Muslims and fellow-Christians in order to retain her crown. Eventually Baldwin, her son, defeats her army and becomes king of Jerusalem. By the author of King and Goddess.
King and goddess by Judith Tarr ( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 680 libraries worldwide
A strong-headed queen becomes ruler of 2,000 BC Egypt. Already as a bride, Hatshepsut knew what she wanted, ordering a concubine to teach her husband to make love before she would sleep with him. The novel also tells the story of the commoner who became her servant, architect and paramour.
Pride of kings by Judith Tarr ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
"At the coronation of the new king of England, two crowns are offered to Richard the Lionheart; the mortal and the magical. Lured by earthbound glory and driven by mortal faith, Richard spurns the pagan crown and rides off on a Crusade to reclaim a sun-scorched Jerusalem from the infidels, leaving his new kingdom defenseless in the mists." -- Back cover.
Lady of horses by Judith Tarr ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
In this prequel to White mare's daughter, "the Horse Goddess has come among the herds of the tribe in the form of a proud mare, and she has chosen Sparrow to be her servant--to become a Shaman and ride the White Mare."--Jacket.
Queen of the Amazons by Judith Tarr ( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
As Alexander the Great arrives to conquer Persia, Hippolyta, the Queen of the Amazons, drawn by his powerful reputation and by the power of her goddess, journeys to meet the legendary conqueror from the West.
The isle of glass by Judith Tarr ( Book )
12 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Brother Alfred, monk at St. Ruan's abbey, doubts his human origin, because he has scarcely aged in his sixty years at the abbey.
Bring down the sun by Judith Tarr ( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
A beautiful priestess of the Goddess, sister to the Queen of Epiros, is compelled by her destiny to seek out and wed the most powerful man of the time, King Philip of Macedon. She will become a figure of legend, and their son will rule the world.
Daughter of Lir by Judith Tarr ( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 644 libraries worldwide
Rhian travels to the Tribes of the East to try to avert the omens that threaten the destruction of the City of Lir.
Throne of Isis by Judith Tarr ( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 627 libraries worldwide
The story of Cleopatra, from her first meeting with Marc Anthony when she decided to make a military alliance with him, to their last embrace a decade later when her ambitions lay in ruins and Octavian's legions had marched into Alexandria.
The eagle's daughter by Judith Tarr ( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Russian and held by 625 libraries worldwide
The intrigues of the 10th Century empress, Theophano, who ruled the Holy Roman Empire for a decade. The tale is narrated by her aunt, Princess Aspasia, herself having an intriguing romance with the court physician, a Moor. Through Aspasia's eyes is seen the contrast between the surviving Byzantine Empire and the re-emerging Western Empire.
Kingdom of the grail by Judith Tarr ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Centuries after the time of King Arthur, Roland, a mighty knight, must seek the help of a Saracen healer to free the wizard Merlin and protect the Holy Grail from falling into the hands of an old enemy.
The shepherd kings by Judith Tarr ( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 612 libraries worldwide
A woman who was a man's servant becomes his master in this novel of love and war in ancient Egypt. The setting is a revolt by the Egyptians against the Hyksos chariot warriors who conquered them. By the author of White Mare's Daughter.
The dagger and the cross : a novel of the Crusades by Judith Tarr ( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in Danish and English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
The golden horn by Judith Tarr ( Book )
11 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Lord of the Two Lands by Judith Tarr ( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Russian and held by 565 libraries worldwide
A stroy of Alexander the Great's journey into Egypt.
Akhenaton,--King of Egypt Alexander,--the Great,--356-323 B.C Amazons Avaryan (Imaginary place) Bible. Byzantine Empire Cleopatra,--Queen of Egypt,--d. 30 B.C Conquerors Crusades Crusades (First, 1096-1099) Egypt Empresses Europe--Macedonia Fantasy Fantasy fiction Fiction France France--Normandy Great Britain Greece Hatshepsut,--Queen of Egypt Hippolyta (Greek mythology) Historical fiction History Horsemen and horsewomen Horses Human-animal relationships Imaginary histories Iran Juvenile works Kings and rulers Macedonian Conquest of Iran (334-325 B.C.) Macedonian Expansion (Greece : 359-323 B.C.) Magic Matilda,--Queen, consort of William I, King of England,--d. 1083 Melisende,--Queen of Jerusalem,--d. 1161 Middle Ages Middle East--Jerusalem Moses--(Biblical leader) Nobility Nomads Normans Olympias,--Queen, consort of Philip II, King of Macedonia,--d. 316 B.C Prehistoric peoples Queens Richard--I,--King of England,--1157-1199 Rome Theophano,--Empress, consort of Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor,--958-991 William--I,--King of England,--1027 or 8-1087 Women priests