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Latin Literature
Latin Literature
by Michael Grant
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The Romans conquered most of the known world and detailed their conquests in calm, unapologetic histories. They were a supremely urbane people who longed poetically for the farming life. Valuing toughness and practicality in all things, they turned the... (read more)

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Pindar: Olympian and Pythian Odes (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
Pindar: Olympian and Pythian Odes (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
by Pindar
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Basil L. Gildersleeve (1831-1924) was an American classicist who spent much of his career at Johns Hopkins University. This is his influential 1895 edition of Pindar's Olympian and Pythian Odes, a body of work notable for its insights into lyric poetry... (read more)

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Homer: Iliad I
Homer: Iliad I
by J. A. Harrison
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This edition provides the commentary and student aids lacking in largervolumes on Homer's work, containing a full Introduction designed tohighlight the most important features of the text. The Greek text isprinted with a facing literal English... (read more)

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Die Griechischen Trag Dien Mit R Cksicht Auf Den Epischen Cyclus - Volume 3 (Cambridge Library Collection: Classics)
Die Griechischen Trag Dien Mit R Cksicht Auf Den Epischen Cyclus - Volume 3 (Cambridge Library Collection: Classics)
by Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker
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Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker (1784-1868) championed a comprehensive approach to antiquity, embracing history, literature, art and religion. This, and his openness to contemporary philosophical ideas about aesthetics and mythology, gave his work a visionary... (read more)

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Homer's Iliad: A Commentary on Three Translations (Classical Studies)
Homer's Iliad: A Commentary on Three Translations (Classical Studies)
by Peter Jones
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Homer's mighty epic, the Iliad, is the first work of western literatureand one of the defining masterpieces of our culture. The purpose ofthis new line-by-line commentary is to help as wide an audience aspossible to understand and appreciate the poem... (read more)

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Hellenica: Volume II: Lyric and Drama
Hellenica: Volume II: Lyric and Drama
by M. L. West
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Martin West is internationally known as one of the outstanding Classical scholars of our time, and one of the most prolific. Hellenica is a three-volume selection of ninety or so of his more notable papers relating to Greek literature and thought. This... (read more)

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The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion (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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Vergil in Russia: National Identity and Classical Reception (Classical Presences)
Vergil in Russia: National Identity and Classical Reception (Classical Presences)
by Zara Martirosova Torlone
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The Russian reception of the greatest Roman poet, Vergil, provided Russian thinkers with a way in which to define Russian-European features. This volume looks to uncover the nature of Russian reception of Vergil, and argues that the best way to analyse... (read more)

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The Fragments of Sophocles
The Fragments of Sophocles
by Richard Claverhouse Jebb
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Sir Richard Jebb (1841-1905) was the most distinguished classicist of his generation, a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and University Orator, subsequently Professor of Greek at Glasgow University and finally Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge,... (read more)

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Seneca: Medea: Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary
Seneca: Medea: Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary
by A. J. Boyle
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The myth of the sorceress Medea, who, abandoned by her Argonaut husband Jason, killed their children in revenge, has exerted a continuous impact on European writers and artists from classical Greece to the present day. The ancient Romans were especially... (read more)

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Vergil's Aeneid (03 Edition)
Vergil's Aeneid (03 Edition)
by Anderson
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Vergil's Aeneid has been the most continually read and discussed work by a Roman author in the history of Western literature. Yet it can be a challenging work to teach--Vergil is a complex, subtle poet; his culture and time are removed from us; and Latin... (read more)

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Reading Greek: Grammar and Exercises (Reading Greek)
Reading Greek: Grammar and Exercises (Reading Greek)
by Cambridge University Press
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Second edition of best-selling one-year introductory course in ancient Greek for students and adults. This volume provides full grammatical support and numerous exercises at different levels. The presentations of grammar have been substantially revised... (read more)

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Six Greek Comedies : Aristophanes, Euripedes, Menander (02 Edition)
Six Greek Comedies : Aristophanes, Euripedes, Menander (02 Edition)
by Aristophanes
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Six wide ranging classic plays with introduction by the editor The comedies of the Athenian theatre not only lie at the root of Western drama, they also offer a unique insight into everyday life in ancient Greece. This selection of six wide ranging plays... (read more)

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Lectures and Essays on Subjects Connected with Latin Literature and Scholarship (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
Lectures and Essays on Subjects Connected with Latin Literature and Scholarship (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
by Henry Nettleship
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The celebrated classical scholar and lexicographer Henry Nettleship (1839-1893) published this volume in 1885 while he was Professor of Latin at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. The volume is a revised collection of his published articles up to 1884 on... (read more)

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Complete Euripides Volume 3 (09 Edition)
Complete Euripides Volume 3 (09 Edition)
by Euripides
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Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations offers new translations that go beyond... (read more)

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Loeb Classical Library #74: Boethius: The Theological Tractates and the Consolation of Philosophy
Loeb Classical Library #74: Boethius: The Theological Tractates and the Consolation of Philosophy
by Boethius
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The classical and Christian worlds meet in Boethius (c. 480-524 CE), the last writer of purely literary Latin from antiquity. His Tractates examine the Trinity and incarnation in Aristotelian terms. His Consolation of Philosophy, a dialogue between... (read more)

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The Republic of Plato 2 Volume Paperback Set
The Republic of Plato 2 Volume Paperback Set
by J. Adam
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James Adam's edition of The Republic of Plato was originally published in 1902 and has long been out of print; it still remains among the most detailed and valuable critical editions available. D. A. Rees, Fellow and Tutor of Jesus College, Oxford, wrote... (read more)

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Statius: Silvae Book II (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)
Statius: Silvae Book II (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)
by Carole E. Newlands
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With the exception of a poem on the unscripted death of a lion in the Colosseum, Book II of Statius' Silvae is largely domestic in theme. It reflects the more private side of Roman culture, its pleasures, houses, gardens, friendships, and personal losses;... (read more)

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Homer, the Iliad (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
Homer, the Iliad (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
by Walter Leaf
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Walter Leaf (1852-1927) was a banker and classicist, whose various positions as chairman of the Westminster Bank, founder of the London Chamber of Commerce and president of the Hellenic Society reflected his wide-ranging professional and scholarly... (read more)

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Greek Tragedies, Volume 3 (3RD 13 Edition)
Greek Tragedies, Volume 3 (3RD 13 Edition)
by David Grene
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Greek Tragedies, Volume III contains Aeschylus’s “The Eumenides,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; Sophocles’s “Philoctetes,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Oedipus at Colonus,” translated... (read more)

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