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Linear B: An Introduction
Linear B: An Introduction
by J. Hooker
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This introduction is suitable for the student with some knowledge of Greek who wishes to have access to Linear B material. Part One places the development of the Linear B script against its historical background; the earlier varieties of Aegean writing... (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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The Golden Bough (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
The Golden Bough (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
by James George Frazer, Sir
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This work by Sir James Frazer (1854 1941) is widely considered to be one of the most important early texts in the fields of psychology and anthropology. At the same time, by applying modern methods of comparative ethnography to the classical world, and... (read more)

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Gorgias: Encomium of Helen
Gorgias: Encomium of Helen
by D. M. Macdowell
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The Encomium of Helen is thought to have been the demonstration piece of the Ancient Greek sophist, Presocratic philosopher and rhetorician, Gorgias. In this edition Malcolm MacDowell provides a useful introduction, the Greek text, his own English... (read more)

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Praelections Delivered Before the Senate of the University of Cambridge: 25, 26, 27 January 1906
Praelections Delivered Before the Senate of the University of Cambridge: 25, 26, 27 January 1906
by Henry Jackson
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Originally published in 1906, this volume gathers together the candidate praelections for the Regius Professorship of Greek at the University of Cambridge, given during January 1906 at the Senate House. Each candidate was required to provide a one-hour... (read more)

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Alcestis, Medea, Hippolytus (07 Edition)
Alcestis, Medea, Hippolytus (07 Edition)
by Euripides
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This new volume of three of Euripides' most celebrated plays offers graceful, economical, metrical translations that convey the wide range of effects of the playwright's verse, from the idiomatic speech of its dialogue to the high formality of its... (read more)

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Prometheus Bound
Prometheus Bound
by Aeschylus
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Aeschylus (525 BC–456 BC), the first of ancient Greece’s major dramatists, is considered the father of Greek tragedy. He is said to have been the author of as many as ninety plays, of which seven survive.   Joel Agee is a writer and... (read more)

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Rhetorical Exercises from Late Antiquity: A Translation of Choricius of Gaza's Preliminary Talks and Declamations
Rhetorical Exercises from Late Antiquity: A Translation of Choricius of Gaza's Preliminary Talks and Declamations
by Robert J. Penella
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When Serendipity finds a four-leaf clover, she shares her good luck with all her pony friends. But when the clover disappears, the ponies learn that they are already very lucky ponies—they have each other!... (read more)

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The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age: Horace and the Elegiac Poets (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age: Horace and the Elegiac Poets (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
by William Young Sellar
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William Young Sellar (1825-1890) was a classical scholar who specialised in the study of Roman poetry. After graduating from Balliol College, Oxford, in 1843 he held assistant professorships in various universities before being appointed Professor of... (read more)

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Variorum: A Greek Translation Book (Greek Unseens)
Variorum: A Greek Translation Book (Greek Unseens)
by J. M. Moore
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While there is a reasonable selection of readers for use with classesstudying Greek, there is a shortage of book containing suitableselections for teaching the techniques of translation; this book isdesigned to fill this gap. It consists of three... (read more)

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The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Historians (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Historians (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
by Andrew Feldherr
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General Richard B. Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the critical four years following September 11, 2001, looks back over his career and provides a candid, revealing insider's view of the war on terror and proposing a bold new plan... (read more)

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Grammar of the Latin Language - Volume 2
Grammar of the Latin Language - Volume 2
by Henry John Roby
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Henry John Roby (1830-1915) was a Cambridge-educated classicist whose influential career included periods as a schoolmaster, professor of Roman law, businessman, educational reformer and Member of Parliament. His two-volume Grammar of the Latin Language... (read more)

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Euripides I (Ed: Grene) (3RD 13 Edition)
Euripides I (Ed: Grene) (3RD 13 Edition)
by Euripides
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Euripides I contains the plays “Alcestis,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; “Medea,” translated by Oliver Taplin; “The Children of Heracles,” translated by Mark Griffith; and “Hippolytus,” translated by... (read more)

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Reading Latin: Text
Reading Latin: Text
by Peter Jones
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This couse is designed to help mature beginners read Latin fluently and intelligently, primarily in the context of classical culture, but with some mediaeval Latin too.... (read more)

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The Oxford Classical Dictionary
The Oxford Classical Dictionary
by Simon Hornblower
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"A delight for anyone with any curiosity about the roots of our Western culture, our arts, sciences, and politics. The essays are thorough, yet with an eye to the interests of the contemporary reader. A browser's paradise, and I would think a researcher'... (read more)

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Loeb Classical Library #507: Cicero XVB Orations Philippics 7-14
Loeb Classical Library #507: Cicero XVB Orations Philippics 7-14
by Cicero
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Cicero (Marcus Tullius, 106–43 BCE), Roman advocate, orator, politician, poet, and philosopher, about whom we know more than we do of any other Roman, lived through the stirring era that saw the rise, dictatorship, and death of Julius Caesar in a... (read more)

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Theocritus: Select Poems
Theocritus: Select Poems
by K. Dover
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This selection of the poems of Theocritus illustrates his creative genius and rare powers of observation. Dover's introduction and notes offer insights into both the writing and the life and times of the poet.... (read more)

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Asclepiades of Samos: Epigrams and Fragments
Asclepiades of Samos: Epigrams and Fragments
by Asclepiades
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This is the first commentary in English devoted exclusively to the surviving epigrams and fragments of Asclepiades of Samos, a Hellenistic poet who exerted great influence on the work of his contemporaries and helped shape the genre of literary epigram... (read more)

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Emperor's Handbook : a New Translation of the Meditations (02 Edition)
Emperor's Handbook : a New Translation of the Meditations (02 Edition)
by Marcus Aurelius
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BEAR IN MIND THAT THE MEASURE OF A MAN IS THE WORTH OF THE THINGS HE CARES ABOUT. IF IT IS GOOD TO SAY OR DO SOMETHING, THEN IT IS EVEN BETTER TO BE CRITICIZED FOR HAVING SAID OR DONE IT. ARE MY GUIDING PRINCIPLES HEALTHY AND ROBUST? ON THIS HANGS... (read more)

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Anthology of Ancient Greek Popular Literature (98 Edition)
Anthology of Ancient Greek Popular Literature (98 Edition)
by William (ed.) Hansen
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Not all readers in ancient Greece whiled away the hours with Homer, Plato, or Sophocles - at least, not always. Many enjoyed light reading, such as can be found in the pages of this lively anthology. Various types of popular writing - novels, short... (read more)

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