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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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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 Odyssey
The Odyssey
by Homer
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andlt;B andgt;and#8220;Sing to me, Muse . . .and#8221;andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;It has been said that a myth is a story about the way things never were but always are. Theandlt;I andgt; Odysseyandlt;/Iandgt; is the original heroand#8217... (read more)

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The Arabian Nights
The Arabian Nights
by Husain Haddawy
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This work is based on Muhsin Mahdi's reconstruction of the original Nights. The tales portray a world of magic, wish-fulfillment and pleasure, depicting the marriage of the supernatural to the ordinary and the sacred to the profane.... (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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Elektra: A New Translation
Elektra: A New Translation
by Sophocles
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A dynamic and necessary new translation of Sophocles' chilling tragedy of hatred, revenge, and murder Orestes, the son of King Agamemnon, returns to his homeland to take revenge on his mother, Klytemnestra, and her lover, Aegisthus, for killing his... (read more)

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Herodotus (Very Short Introductions)
Herodotus (Very Short Introductions)
by Jennifer T Roberts
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Hailed by Cicero as "the father of history," Herodotus was both a critical thinker and a lively storyteller, a traveler who was both tourist and anthropologist. Like Homer, he set out to memorialize great deeds in words, in particular, the wars between... (read more)

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The Iliad
The Iliad
by Homer
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One of The New Yorker’s Favorite Books of 2 011 Tolstoy called the Iliad a miracle; Goethe said that it always thrust him into a state of astonishment. Homer’s story is thrilling, and his Greek is perhaps the most beautiful poetry ever sung... (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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Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus (Plays in Production)
Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus (Plays in Production)
by Sophocles
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Sophocles Oedipus Tyrannus (or Oedipus Rex) has exerted more influence than any other drama, ancient or modern, on the history of theatre, and this influence has extended far beyond the boundaries of the western theatrical tradition to include African... (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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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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Oedipus at Kolonos: A New Translation
Oedipus at Kolonos: A New Translation
by Sophocles
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A soaring new translation of Sophocles' final masterpiece in which blind and homeless Oedipus reclaims his stature as Athenian drama's greatest hero Produced after his death, Oedipus at Kolonos is Sophocles' final play and the last play in the Oedipus... (read more)

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The Illiad (Wadworth Collection)
The Illiad (Wadworth Collection)
by Homer
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Wordsworth Classics covers a huge list of beloved works of literature in English and translations. This growing series is rigorously updated, with scholarly introductions and notes added to new titles.... (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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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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Penguin Epics #02: Odysseus Returns Home
Penguin Epics #02: Odysseus Returns Home
by Homer
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After ten years at war and ten years wandering the world, Odysseus returns home, but he cannot reveal his identity to his faithful wife Penelope.J A gang of would-be lovers are prepared to kill anyone who claims to be her husband.JHe must use all his... (read more)

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Antigone (Greek Tragedy in New Translations)
Antigone (Greek Tragedy in New Translations)
by Sophocles
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Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go... (read more)

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