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The Odyssey
The Odyssey
by Homer and Robert Fagles
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Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters presents us with Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem in a stunning new modern-verse... (read more)

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The Aeneid (Vintage Classics)
The Aeneid (Vintage Classics)
by Virgil
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Virgil's great epic transforms the Homeric tradition into a triumphal statement of the Roman civilizing mission. Translated by Robert Fitzgerald.... (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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The 25th Hour
The 25th Hour
by David Benioff
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Former drug dealer Monty Brogan's time is running out. In twenty-four hours he leaves New York City to begin seven years at Otisville Federal Penitentiary. Tonight is a time for good-byes — and one last chance to enjoy the noise, the lights, and the... (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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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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Iliad / Odyssey Boxed Set (96 Edition)
Iliad / Odyssey Boxed Set (96 Edition)
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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Tides of War
Tides of War
by Steven Pressfield
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Brilliant at war, a master of politics, and a charismatic lover, Alcibiades was Athens?s favorite son and the city?s greatest general. A prodigal follower of Socrates, he embodied both the best and the worst of the Golden Age of Greece. A commander... (read more)

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Troy
Troy
by Adele Geras
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The siege of Troy has lasted almost ten years. Inside the walled city, food is scarce and death is common. From the heights of Mount Olympus, the Gods keep watch. But Aphrodite, Goddess of Love, is bored with the endless, dreary war. Aided by Eros's bow,... (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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The author of the international bestsellers Gates of Fire and Tides of War delivers his most gripping and imaginative novel of the ancient world — a stunning epic of love and war that breathes life into the grand myth of the ferocious female warrior... (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 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 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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Two men travelling from England disembark in Greece from the same boat. How their lives accidentally and frighteningly intersect is the subject of this tense, deft novel. Kennedy, an Englishman of no fixed address, is looking for a teaching job in... (read more)

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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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With an epic vision and a dynamic cast of characters, this literary page-turner, set in 480 B.C., brings the Homeric tradition into the 21st century with the tale of historic battle between the Greeks and the two-million-man strong Persian army.... (read more)

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The Last World: A Novel with an Ovidian Repertory
The Last World: A Novel with an Ovidian Repertory
by Christoph Ransmayr
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Acclaimed as a modern masterpiece and as one of the most important novels of our time. The Last World is the story of a young man's quest for the exiled poet Ovid and the masterwork he has consigned to the flames. Ransmayr has created a visionary... (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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Setting down her topaz saucer heaped with nectarine jelly, Emptying her blood-red mouth—set in her ice-white face— Teenaged Athena jumped up and shrieked: “Kill! Kill for me! Better to die than live without killing!” Who... (read more)

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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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"Troy meant one thing only to the men gathered here, as it did to their commanders. Troy was a dream of wealth; and if the wind continued the dream would crumble." As the harsh wind holds the Greek fleet trapped in the straits at Aulis, frustration... (read more)

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