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Oxford Anthology of Roman Literature (14 Edition)
Oxford Anthology of Roman Literature (14 Edition)
by Peter E. Knox
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Though the wonders of ancient Roman culture continue to attract interest across the disciplines, it is difficult to find a lively, accessible collection of the full range of the era's literature in English. The Oxford Anthology of Roman Literature... (read more)

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Meditations (Modern Library Classics)
Meditations (Modern Library Classics)
by Marcus Aurelius and Gregory Hays
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Consigned to notebooks by one of Rome's last great emperors, Meditations contains the blood and fire of Stoic philosophy. It has been a favorite for many ages and graced the bedside of kings and laity alike.... (read more)

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Letters of the Younger Pliny (63 Edition)
Letters of the Younger Pliny (63 Edition)
by Pliny
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This text presents the letters of Pliny, a prominent lawyer, administrator and landowner. They light on the Rome of his day and also provide one of the fullest self-portraits to survive from classical times.... (read more)

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Four Texts on Socrates: Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito and Aristophanes' Clouds, Revised Edition
Four Texts on Socrates: Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito and Aristophanes' Clouds, Revised Edition
by Thomas G West
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This is the only collection of the Platonic dialogues that also includes the Clouds, a work that is fundamental for understanding the thought of Socrates in relation to the Athenian political community and to Greek poetry.... (read more)

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Hesiod : the Work and Days, Theogony, the Shield of Herakles (59 Edition)
Hesiod : the Work and Days, Theogony, the Shield of Herakles (59 Edition)
by Hesiod
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Epic poems by one who has been called the first Greek philosopher and theologian... (read more)

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Antigone (46 Edition)
Antigone (46 Edition)
by Sophocles
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Full Length, Tragedy / 8m, 4f Produced in modern dress in New York with Katherine Cornell and Sir Cedric Hardwicke, the Galantiere version of the Greek legend comes from a Paris that suffered under the heel of tyranny. The play's parallels to modern... (read more)

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Five Comedies By Plautus and Terence : Miles Gloriosus, Menaechmi, Bacchides, Hecyra and Adelphoe (99 Edition)
Five Comedies By Plautus and Terence : Miles Gloriosus, Menaechmi, Bacchides, Hecyra and Adelphoe (99 Edition)
by Plautus
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This is a book worthy of high praise. . . . All versions are exceedingly witty and versatile, in verse that ripples from one’s lips, pulling all the punches of Plautus, the knockabout king of farce, and proving that the more polished Terence can... (read more)

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Sophocles II: Ajax, the Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes, the Trackers (Edition Grene) (3RD 13 Edition)
Sophocles II: Ajax, the Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes, the Trackers (Edition Grene) (3RD 13 Edition)
by Sophocles
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Sophocles II contains the plays “Ajax,” translated by John Moore; “The Women of Trachis,” translated by Michael Jameson; “Electra,” translated by David Grene; “Philoctetes,” translated by David Grene; and... (read more)

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Four Comedies
Four Comedies
by Aristophanes
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This text provides translations of four of Aristophanies' comedies: Lysistrata, The Acharnians, The Congresswomen, and The Frogs.... (read more)

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Three Plays of Euripides: Alcestis, Medea, the Bacchae
Three Plays of Euripides: Alcestis, Medea, the Bacchae
by Euripides
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Here are three of Euripides' finest tragedies offered in vivid, modern translations.... (read more)

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (Oxford Paperback Reference)
The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (Oxford Paperback Reference)
by M C Howatson
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The third edition of The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature is the complete and authoritative reference guide to the classical world and its literary heritage. It not only presents the reader with all the essential facts about the authors, tales... (read more)

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Meditations (64 Edition)
Meditations (64 Edition)
by Marcus Aurelius
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Consigned to notebooks by one of Rome's last great emperors, Meditations contains the blood and fire of Stoic philosophy. It has been a favorite for many ages and graced the bedside of kings and laity alike.... (read more)

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The Three Theban Plays: Antigon/Oedipus the King/Oedipus at Colonus (Penguin Classics)
The Three Theban Plays: Antigon/Oedipus the King/Oedipus at Colonus (Penguin Classics)
by Sophocles
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The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C. Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family—Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at... (read more)

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Three Comedies
Three Comedies
by Aristophanes
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Contains The Birds, The Clouds, and The Wasps... (read more)

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Greek Tragedies Volume 3
Greek Tragedies Volume 3
by David Grene
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In three paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer a selection of the most important and characteristic plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides from the nine-volume anthology of The Complete Greek Tragedies. Over the years these... (read more)

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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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The Oresteia (Penguin Classics)
The Oresteia (Penguin Classics)
by Aeschylus
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In the Oresteia—the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity—Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance... (read more)

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Hesiod & Theognis
Hesiod & Theognis
by Hesiod/wender
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Together these two poetsùHesiod, the epic poet, and Theognis, the elegistùoffer a superb introduction to the life and thought of ancient Greece.... (read more)

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The Republic (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Republic (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Plato
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Often ranked as the greatest of Plato's many remarkable writings, this celebrated philosophical work of the fourth century BC contemplates the elements of an ideal state, serving as the forerunner for such other classics of political thought as Cicero's... (read more)

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Museum Tusculanum Press - Classica Et Mediaevalia #64: Classica Et Mediaevalia 64: Danish Journal of Philology and History
Museum Tusculanum Press - Classica Et Mediaevalia #64: Classica Et Mediaevalia 64: Danish Journal of Philology and History
by George (edt) Hinge
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Classica et Medieavalia is an international, peer-reviewed journal covering Greek and Latin languages and literatures from antiquity to the late Middle Ages as well as Greek and Roman traditions as they continue throughout history, especially in law,... (read more)

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