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The Iliad
The Iliad
by Homer and Robert Fagles
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Dating to the ninth century BC, Homers timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves inexorably to  the wrenching, tragic... (read more)

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The Odyssey
The Odyssey
by Homer and Robert Fagles
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If The Iliad is the world's greatest war epic, then The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey though life. Odysseus's reliance on his wit and wiliness for survival in his encounters with divine and natural forces during his ten-... (read more)

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The 25th Hour
The 25th Hour
by David Benioff
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David Benioff was born and raised in New York City. He adapted his first novel, The 25th Hour, into the feature film directed by Spike Lee. With many other screenplays to his credit, he is also the writer of the films, "Brothers" and "X-Men Origins... (read more)

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The Iliad/The Odyssey Set: Homer
The Iliad/The Odyssey Set: Homer
by Homer
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Gripping listeners and readers for more than 2,700 years, The Iliad is the story of the Trojan War and the rage of Achilles. Combining the skills of a poet and scholar, Robert Fagles brings the energy of contemporary language to this enduring heroic... (read more)

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Troy
Troy
by Adele Geras
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“This retelling of the myth of the Minotaur is deft, dark, and enthralling.” -School Library Journal   Fifteen-year-old Ariadne of Krete is the daughter of the high priestess of the moon. Isolated and lonely, she finds companionship only... (read more)

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The Peloponnesian War
The Peloponnesian War
by Donald Kagan
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For three decades in the fifth century b.c. the ancient world was torn apart bya conflict that was as dramatic, divisive, and destructive as the world wars of the twentieth century: the Peloponnesian War. Donald Kagan, one of the world’s most... (read more)

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Last of the Amazons
Last of the Amazons
by Steven Pressfield
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“Writing historical fiction that transports you to another time and place is no easy feat, but in Last of the Amazons, Steven Pressfield does just that. He makes the distant past seem real and immediate. This is historical fiction elevated to the... (read more)

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Metamorphoses: A Play
Metamorphoses: A Play
by Mary Zimmerman
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Called by Time the "theater event of the year," Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses brings Ovid's tales to stunning visual life. Set in and around a large pool of water onstage, Metamorphoses juxtaposes the ancient and the contemporary in both language and... (read more)

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The Greeks Have a Word for It (Norton Paperback Fiction)
The Greeks Have a Word for It (Norton Paperback Fiction)
by Barry Unsworth
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Barry Unsworth (1930-2012), who won the Booker Prize for Sacred Hunger, was a Booker Prize finalist for Morality Play and was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize for The Ruby in Her Navel.... (read more)

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The Aeneid (Vintage Classics)
The Aeneid (Vintage Classics)
by Virgil
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Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae
Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae
by Steven Pressfield
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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
by Seamus Heaney
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A brilliant and faithful rendering of the Anglo-Saxon epic from the Nobel laureate. Composed toward the end of the first millennium of our era, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from... (read more)

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Tides of War
Tides of War
by Steven Pressfield
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US“Pressfields battlefield scenes rank with the most convincing ever written.” — USA Today “Pressfield serves up not just hair-raising battle scenes ... But many moments of valor and cowardice, lust and bawdy humor.... Even... (read more)

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Gladiator: The Illustrated Story of the Epic Film (Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks)
Gladiator: The Illustrated Story of the Epic Film (Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks)
by Ridley Scott
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The official illustrated companion book to the winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Russell Crowe), Costume Design, Sound, and Visual Effects. Director Ridley Scott (Blade Runner, Thelma and Louise, Alien) brings the... (read more)

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All Day Permanent Red: The First Battle Scenes of Homer's Iliad Rewritten
All Day Permanent Red: The First Battle Scenes of Homer's Iliad Rewritten
by Christopher Logue
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“No classical scholar, no critic, has voiced more concisely the lasting impact of Homer.” —George Steiner, The Times Literary Supplement... (read more)

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I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 (Vintage International)
I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 (Vintage International)
by Robert Graves
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Achilles
Achilles
by Elizabeth Cook
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Born of god and king and hidden as a girl until Odysseus discovers him, Achilles becomes the Greeks greatest warrior at Troy. Into his story comes a cast of fascinating charactersamong them Hector, Helen, Penthiselaia the Amazon Queen, and the centaur... (read more)

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The Songs of the Kings
The Songs of the Kings
by Barry Unsworth
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"Intellectually agile, thrillingly stylish... effortlessly proves that modern life is the stuff of ancient myth." New York Times Book... (read more)

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Greek Myths Ulysses and the Trojan War
Greek Myths Ulysses and the Trojan War
by Anna Claybourne
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The Penelopeia: A Novel in Verse
The Penelopeia: A Novel in Verse
by Jane Rawlings
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