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The World of Odysseus (New York Review Books Classics)
The World of Odysseus (New York Review Books Classics)
by M I Finley
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Greek Classics (Cliffs Notes) - Study Notes
Greek Classics (Cliffs Notes) - Study Notes
by Mary Ellen Snodgrass
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This sweeping survey of ancient Greek culture covers the greatest works of Greek poets, dramatists, philosophers, writers, and historians. These writings are the foundation of the way we think and act and are important to the student of the human... (read more)

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The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (Oxford Paperback Reference)
The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (Oxford Paperback Reference)
by M C Howatson
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Derived from the highly praised second edition of The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature, this is the ideal reference book for anyone interested in the classical world and its literary heritage. Including accounts of the lives and works of the... (read more)

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The Classics: All You Need to Know, from Zeus's Throne to the Fall of Rome
The Classics: All You Need to Know, from Zeus's Throne to the Fall of Rome
by Caroline Taggart
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It's no myth: this lively refresher course fills in all you need to know about ancient studies-from Zeus's throne to the fall of Rome-in pithy little quips. It covers the impressive advances made by Greek and Roman societies, from language to medicine... (read more)

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The Ancient Fable: An Introduction (Studies in Ancient Folklore and Popular Culture)
The Ancient Fable: An Introduction (Studies in Ancient Folklore and Popular Culture)
by Niklas Holzberg
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [105]-121) and index.... (read more)

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Guide to Old English
Guide to Old English
by Bruce Mitchell
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A Guide to Old English is now the standard and most popular introduction to Old English language and literature. The fifth edition has been revised and corrected to take into account suggestions from teachers and students. The two most important new... (read more)

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Classics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Classics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Mary Henders Beard
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Oxford's Very Short Introductions series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects -- from Islam to Sociology, Literary Theory to History, and Archaeology to the Bible. Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume... (read more)

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The Oxford Classical Dictionary
The Oxford Classical Dictionary
by Simon Hornblower
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A Booklist 2012 Editors' Choice Selection For more than half a century, the Oxford Classical Dictionary has been the unrivaled one-volume reference work on the Greco-Roman world. Whether one is interested in literature or art, philosophy or law... (read more)

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It's Greek to Me
It's Greek to Me
by Michael Macrone
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Filled with hundreds of specific examples and organized into a coherent framework of practical concepts that can be applied by managers and entrepreneurs at all levels, Built to Last provides a master blueprint for building organizations that will... (read more)

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A Student's Guide To Classics
A Student's Guide To Classics
by Bruce S. Thornton
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Bruce Thornton's crisp and informative Student's Guide to Classics provides readers with an overview of each of the major poets, dramatists, philosophers, and historians of ancient Greece and Rome. Including short bios of major figures and a list of... (read more)

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Classical Indiscretions: A Millennial Enquiry Into the Status of the Classics
Classical Indiscretions: A Millennial Enquiry Into the Status of the Classics
by Maurizio Bettini
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Maurizio Bettini argues that oral culture, because it does not have an inexhaustible memory at its disposal, tends to preserve its cultural inheritance. But written culture forgets nothing: but when everything can be recalled or somehow retrieved, the... (read more)

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The Oxford Classical Dictionary
The Oxford Classical Dictionary
by Simon Hornblower
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For almost half a century, the Oxford Classical Dictionary has been the unrivaled one-volume reference work on the Greco-Roman world. Whether one is interested in literature or art, philosophy or law, mythology or science, intimate details of daily life... (read more)

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Very Short Introduction to Classics
Very Short Introduction to Classics
by Mary Beard
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We are all classicists--we come into touch with the classics on a daily basis: in our culture, politics, medicine, architecture, language, and literature. What are the true roots of these influences, however, and how do our interpretations of these... (read more)

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Oxford Companion to Classical Literature
Oxford Companion to Classical Literature
by Paul Harvey
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Modern literature teems with classical allusions. This book is a convenient guide to the important names and facts of classical antquity for today's reader. Over 95 articles explain the multiple elements of classical literature, give some account of the... (read more)

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Oxford Companion to Classical Literature
Oxford Companion to Classical Literature
by Paul Harvey
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Modern literature teems with classical allusions. This book is a convenient guide to the important names and facts of classical antquity for today's reader. Over 95 articles explain the multiple elements of classical literature, give some account of the... (read more)

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Traditional Epics: A Literary Companion
Traditional Epics: A Literary Companion
by Guida M Jackson
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In the French chant-fable Aucassin et Nicolette originally performed by an early thirteenth-century minstrel of northeastern France, two lovers are kept apart. Yet even while enduring extreme hardships, their romantic bond cannot be broken, and they... (read more)

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Brush Up Your Classics!
Brush Up Your Classics!
by Michael Macrone
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Here is a fabulous and fun reference guide to the Latin and Greek origins of such words and expressions as "windbag" and "seize the day," as well as a lively tour through the literature and life of ancient times. With fun black-and... (read more)

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature
The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature
by M C Howatson
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From Achilles's heel to the sword of Damocles, Western culture teems with allusions from the rich heritage of classical literature, and this new edition of The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature, the first updating since Sir Paul Harvey's original... (read more)

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Classical Dictionary
Classical Dictionary
by William Smith
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NTC's Dictionary of Latin and Greek Origins
NTC's Dictionary of Latin and Greek Origins
by Bob Moore
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