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Gilgamesh: A New English Version
Gilgamesh: A New English Version
by Stephen Mitchell
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Finally available in paperback comes a brilliant new rendering of the oldest epic in the world by esteemed translator and bestselling author Mitchell.... (read more)

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Srinatha: The Poet Who Made Gods and Kings
Srinatha: The Poet Who Made Gods and Kings
by Velcheru Narayana Rao
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This groundbreaking cultural biography of Srinatha, arguably the most creative figure in the thousand-year history of Telugu literature., shows how the fourteenth- and fifteenth-century poet revolutionized the classical tradition and effectively created... (read more)

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The Metamorphoses of Ovid: A New Verse Translation
The Metamorphoses of Ovid: A New Verse Translation
by Ovid and Allen Mandelbaum
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Through Mandelbaums poetic artistry, this gloriously entertaining achievement of literature-classical myths filtered through the worldly and far from reverent sensibility of the Roman poet Ovid-is revealed anew. “[An] extraordinary translation... (read more)

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The Dream of the Red Chamber (Tuttle Classics)
The Dream of the Red Chamber (Tuttle Classics)
by Xueqin Cao
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The Dream of the Red Chamber is one of the "Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese Literature." It is renowned for its huge scope, large cast of characters and telling observations on the life and social structures of 18th century China and is considered... (read more)

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Martial's Epigrams: A Selection
Martial's Epigrams: A Selection
by Martial
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One of literature?s greatest satirists, Martial earned his livelihood by excoriating the follies and vices of Roman society and its emperors, and set a pattern that satirists have admired across the ages. For the first time, readers can enjoy an English... (read more)

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The Oxford Latin Mini Dictionary
The Oxford Latin Mini Dictionary
by James Morwood
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Now available in paperback, this outstanding dictionary has been updated and revised to meet the needs both of students of Latin language and literature as well as of those with an interest in the classical world. Offering 50,000 entries and over 120,000... (read more)

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Odyssey
Odyssey
by Homer
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Divided into 24 books, the Odyssey charts the return journey of Ulysses from the Trojan War to the island of Ithaca. The gods, from Minerva to Neptune, help and hinder him through adventures with enchantresses, Cyclops, sirens, ghosts and, at his... (read more)

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HarperCollins Latin Concise Dictionary
HarperCollins Latin Concise Dictionary
by Harpercollins
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< p> < center> A New Look at Language < /center> < /p> < p> The complete Latin dictionary and grammar -- two books in one < /p> < p> Comprehensive treatment of the vocabulary of texts read in high school and... (read more)

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Aias: A New Translation
Aias: A New Translation
by Sophocles
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A suspenseful and necessary new translation of Sophocles' provocative drama that demystifies the death of a warrior and challenges the civic value of Greece's heroic legacy Achilles is dead. Aias, Greece's next greatest warrior, should inherit his armor,... (read more)

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Garden of Greek Verse Poems of Ancient Greece
Garden of Greek Verse Poems of Ancient Greece
by Frances Lincoln Limited
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In this anthology of Greek verse, poets from Homer and Sappho to Sophocles and Euripides provide a glimpse of the lost world of Ancient Greece. The original Greek verse is accompanied by the translations of celebrated writers such as Alexander Pope, W.B.... (read more)

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The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War
The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War
by Caroline Alexander
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"Spectacular and constantly surprising." -Ken Burns Written with the authority of a scholar and the vigor of a bestselling narrative historian, The War That Killed Achilles is a superb and utterly timely presentation of one of the timeless stories of... (read more)

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The Canterbury Tales (Modern Library)
The Canterbury Tales (Modern Library)
by Geoffrey Chaucer
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It would be impossible to overstate the influence of Geoffrey Chaucers The Canterbury Tales. A work with one metaphorical foot planted in the Florentine Renaissance literary tradition of Boccaccios Decameron and the other in works ranging from John... (read more)

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Aristiohanes Lysistrata
Aristiohanes Lysistrata
by Aristophanes
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The first new edition in almost sixty years, this volume of Aristophanes' Lysistrata brings the play completely up to date with modern scholarship. It provides the first complete account of its history and contains new information about the comic theater... (read more)

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Philoktetes: A New Translation
Philoktetes: A New Translation
by Sophocles
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One of the most celebrated plays of ancient Athens in a vivid and dynamic new translation by award-winning poet James Scully Fate, free will, and the sacredness of the social bond are all challenged and reassessed in this tale torn from the midst of the... (read more)

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Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse
Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse
by Anonymous
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A new verse rendering of the great epic of ancient Mesopotamia, one of the oldest works in Western Literature. Ferry makes Gilgamesh available in the kind of energetic and readable translation that Robert Fitzgerald and Richard Lattimore have provided... (read more)

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Sindbad and Other Stories from the Arabian Nights
Sindbad and Other Stories from the Arabian Nights
by Husain Haddawy
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Husain Haddawy's rapturously received translation of The Arabian Nights is based on a landmark reconstruction of the earliest extant manuscript version. Readers of this classic will also want to own Sindbad, a collection of four later stories associated... (read more)

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The Iliad
The Iliad
by Homer
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War, glory, despair, and mourning: for 2,700 years, the Iliad has gripped listeners and readers with the story of Achilles' anger and Hector's death. It is a tale of many truths, speaking of powerful emotions, the failures of leadership, the destructive... (read more)

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Inferno of Dante Bilingual Edition
Inferno of Dante Bilingual Edition
by Dante/pinsky
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This widely praised version of Dante's masterpiece, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award of the Academy of American Poets, is more idiomatic and approachable than its many predecessors. Former U.S... (read more)

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The Odyssey
The Odyssey
by Homer and Robert Fitzgerald
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The classic translation of The Odyssey, now in a Noonday paperback. Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's Odyssey is the best and best-loved modern translation of the greatest of all epic poems. Since 1961, this Odyssey has sold more than two... (read more)

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Selected Poems Odes & Fragments: Sophocles Translanted & Intr
Selected Poems Odes & Fragments: Sophocles Translanted & Intr
by Sophocles
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"The brilliance of Reginald Gibbons's translations of Sophocles lies in an empathetic leap of imagination that has allowed him to situate these ancient poems at an intersection where the passion of outcries, songs, and declamations encounters the... (read more)

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