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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
by Seamus Heaney
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"I resignedly picked it up at last on the tail end of a history binge, telling myself, 'Okay, I'm finally going to slog through it. Just get it over with.' And I discovered all my trepidation had been for naught. This isn't an 'accessible for a scholarly... (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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Meditations (06 Edition)
Meditations (06 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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One Hundred Poems from the Chinese (New Directions Book)
One Hundred Poems from the Chinese (New Directions Book)
by Kenneth Rexroth
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In this groundbreaking work, Kenneth Rexroth gives us some of the most beautiful poems ever translated from the ancient Chinese. They read strikingly well, both as translations and as English-language poems.... (read more)

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Don Quixote
Don Quixote
by Miguel de Cervantes and Edith Grossman
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Edith Grossman's translation of Don Quixote has quickly become a favorite, lauded by academics and common readers alike. Don't fail to check this out, the world's first modern novel.... (read more)

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Meditations (Great Ideas)
Meditations (Great Ideas)
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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Poetic Edda the Mythological Poems
Poetic Edda the Mythological Poems
by Henry Adams Bellows
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The Poetic Edda is an excellent introduction to the Norse mythology that heavily influenced the works of authors such as Borges, Nietzche, and Tolkien. Henry Adams Bellows's translation is engaging. And, though it is well-annotated, it is never... (read more)

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The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories
The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories
by Herodotus
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This brilliant translation by Andrea Purvis is copiously illustrated and fully documented with maps, footnotes, side notes, and appendices from 21 prominent classical scholars. Not just a book, but a journey.... (read more)

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Horace and Me: Life Lessons from an Ancient Poet
Horace and Me: Life Lessons from an Ancient Poet
by Harry Eyres
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Mostly about the author Eyres and what he gleaned from Horace's poetry and wisdom, this charming book will inspire one to spend several late summer nights savoring Horace's poems over a glass (or two) of sherry.... (read more)

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The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes
The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes
by Anonymous
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Despite being nearly half a millennium old, The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes remains eminently readable, charming, and more than a little funny. Published anonymously in 1554 (the authorship debate rages ever on), the novella was banned and later censored... (read more)

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Meditations (Great Books in Philosophy)
Meditations (Great Books in Philosophy)
by Marcus Aurelius
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