Androcles and the lion: an old fable renovated : definitive text

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Penguin Books, 1978 - Drama - 157 pages
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A retelling of the consequences following the meeting of Androcles, the slave, and a wounded lion.

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User Review  - David.Alfred.Sarkies - LibraryThing

This play, set in Imperial Rome, is the story of a Christian being thrown to the lions. However, the play is a lot more than just a poor defenceless soul being ripped apart by a ravenous beast, nor is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ali Reda - Goodreads

The Emperor is the Defender of the Faith. In throwing you to the lions he will be upholding the interests of religion in Rome. If you were to throw him to the lions, that would no doubt be persecution ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE ON THE PROSPECT OF CHRISTIANITY
9
MATTHEW
25
MARK
38
Copyright

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About the author (1978)

George Bernard Shaw was a world-famous playwright. Born in Dublin, he moved to London at age twenty and lived in England for the remainder of his life. Shaw's first success was as a music and literary critic, but he was drawn to drama and authored more than sixty plays during his career.

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