Brandon Rogers presents a nice overview of the background that led to the battle of Lepanto.
The commentary is helpful as well, providing explanations of many of Chesterton's allegories, as well as explaining some of the obscure terms Chesterton uses.
Thank you G.K. Chesterton for writing that jewel of a poem and than you to Dale Ahlquist (the editor) for making it accessible to me.
Mr. Ahlquist does great work. This great poem is assisted by numerous essays which are very useful. There is only one line in one essay (p. 68) which is disturbing: "... Read morePublished 2 months ago by L. Mack Hall
History never repeats itself, but it sure does rhyme. Learn about the background of your Catholic faith and where we stand today as the second largest religion to the Muslims!Published 3 months ago by Tera
The Poem is one thing- the Book is another. The Poem is extraordinary. REAL PLEASURE FOR ANYONE WITH AN EAR FOR ENGLISH AND ITS RHYTHM, ASSONANCE ETC. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ignotus
Whether it be theology, fiction, philosophy or poetry, Chesterton, the Apostle of Common Sense, is one of the marvelous minds of modern civilization. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Amazon Customer
I have loved poetry all my life, and when I found out that one of my favorite mystery writers G.K. Chesterton was also a poet, I had to investigate. Read morePublished 23 months ago by April Hromada
Some of the words and phrases in Chesterton's great poem, "Lepanto," are obscure and even those that aren't benefit from the context provided in this slim volume. Read morePublished on January 1, 2013 by G.H.
This charming and slender volume from Ignatius contains the classic poem "Lepanto" by G.K. Chesterton and numerous essays on the battle and the poem. Read morePublished on April 2, 2011 by Kevin M. Derby