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Aornos

Avalon Brantley

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Status available
Release Date Spring 2021
Size 15 × 23 cm
Pages 60
ISBN 978-3-949341-05-2
Edition paperback edition
Workmanship Paperback binding, illustrated boards.

Content

Aornos in ancient Greece was a nekuomanteion — a place to go to consult the dead. Later Latin descendants (pun not fully intended!) of the word added the familiar ‘r’ we now recognize in constructions like ‘necro-’. On the west coast of Italy was another, perhaps more famous nekuomanteion featured in the sixth book of Virgil's Aeneid. It was called Avernus.

— Avalon Brantley

About Avalon Brantley

Avalon Brantley (✝ 2017) published three books so far with Zagava: “Aornos” (re–edition 2019), “Descended Suns Resusciate” and "The House of Silence".

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