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Five Comedies: Miles Gloriosus, Menaechmi, Bacchides, Hecyra and Adelphoe
Five Comedies: Miles Gloriosus, Menaechmi, Bacchides, Hecyra and Adelphoe
by Deena Berg
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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On the Good Life (Penguin Classics)
On the Good Life (Penguin Classics)
by Cicero
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This volume brings together his tentative and undogmatic reflections on the good life, in which he discusses duty, friendship, the training of a statesman, and the importance of moral integrity in the search for happiness.... (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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Plays and Fragments (01 Edition)
Plays and Fragments (01 Edition)
by Menander
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The greatest writer of Greek New Comedy and the founding father of European comedy, Menander (c.341-290 BC) wrote over one hundred plays, of which only one complete play and substantial fragments of others survive. Until the twentieth century he was... (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 Annals of Imperial Rome (Penguin Classics)
The Annals of Imperial Rome (Penguin Classics)
by Tacitus
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"The Annals of Imperial Rome" recount the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of Augustus to the death of Nero in AD 68. Michael Grant's introduction discusses the life and works of Tacitus and the historical context of the... (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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Aristiohanes Lysistrata
Aristiohanes Lysistrata
by Aristophanes
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The first new edition in almost sixty years, this volume of Aristophanes' Lysistrata brings the play completely up to date with modern scholarship. It provides the first complete account of its history and contains new information about the comic theater... (read more)

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Meditations (97 Edition)
Meditations (97 Edition)
by Marcus Aurelius
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Stirring reflections on the human condition from a warrior and emperor provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind and personality of a highly principled Roman of the 2nd century. Recognizing that suffering is at the core of life, he counsels stoic... (read more)

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Suppliant Women (95 Edition)
Suppliant Women (95 Edition)
by Euripides
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bout the Editors: Rosanna Warren is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Boston University and Poetry Consultant for the Partisan Review. Stephen Scully is Associate Professor of Classics at Boston University.... (read more)

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Aristophanes' Lysistrata (Translated, with Introduction & Notes)
Aristophanes' Lysistrata (Translated, with Introduction & Notes)
by Aristophanes
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Hendersonandrsquo;s English translation of Lysistrata, the most popular of Aristophanes' plays, appeals to the modern reader because of its lively and imaginative plot, strong and memorable heroine, good jokes, and appeal for peace and tolerance between... (read more)

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Euripides V (Edition : Grene) (3RD 13 Edition)
Euripides V (Edition : Grene) (3RD 13 Edition)
by Euripides
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Euripides V includes the plays “The Bacchae,” translated by William Arrowsmith; “Iphigenia in Aulis,” translated by Charles R. Walker; “The Cyclops,” translated by William Arrowsmith; and “Rhesus,&rdquo... (read more)

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Medea/Hippolytus/Electra/Helen (Oxford World's Classics)
Medea/Hippolytus/Electra/Helen (Oxford World's Classics)
by Euripides
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Euripides was one of the most popular and controversial of all Greek tragedians, and his plays are marked by an independence of thought, ingenious dramatic devices, and a subtle variety of register and mood. He is also remarkable for the prominence he... (read more)

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Selected Works (Cicero, Marcus Tullius)
Selected Works (Cicero, Marcus Tullius)
by Cicero
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Divided into two partsù"Against Tyranny" and "How to Live"ùthis selection of CiceroÆs work reveals the private and public sides of his liberal personality and his opposition to oppressive and unparliamentary methods of government.... (read more)

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