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    Anne Carson 9780811222921

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The Oresteia (Penguin Classics)
The Oresteia (Penguin Classics)
by Aeschylus
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In the Oresteia—the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity—Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance... (read more)

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1001 NIGHT201
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The Arabian Nights
The Arabian Nights
by Husain Haddawy
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The stories of ?(and stories within stories, and stories within stories within stories) are famously told by the Princess Shahrazad, under the threat of death should the king lose interest in her tale. Collected over the centuries from India, Persia, and... (read more)

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Greek: An Intensive Course
Greek: An Intensive Course
by Hardy Hansen
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The first edition of this extremely popular two volume Greek text has been successfully adopted in many high schools and colleges; the organization and approach used by the authors, make it an equally effective tool for those who would enjoy learning the... (read more)

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GREEK CRIT200a
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Classical Literary Criticism (72 Edition)
Classical Literary Criticism (72 Edition)
by D. A. Russell
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This volume provides, in translation, the principal texts of literary criticism, including Aristotle's Poetics, Horace's Art of Poetry, Longinus' on Sublimity, Tacitus' Dialogues, and extracts from Plato and Plutarch.... (read more)

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GREEK ANTH200a
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Greek Lyric Poetry: Including the Complete Poetry of Sappho
Greek Lyric Poetry: Including the Complete Poetry of Sappho
by Willis Barnstone
About the Author
Willis Barnstone, Ph.D., former O'Connor Professor of Greek at Colgate University, is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and is in the Institute of Biblical and Literary Studies at Indiana University. A Guggenheim Fellow, poet, scholar... (read more)

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The Rise of the Roman Empire (Penguin Classics)
The Rise of the Roman Empire (Penguin Classics)
by Polybius
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The Rise of the Roman Empire List of Maps Introduction Translator's Note Book I: Introduction; The First Punic War Book II: Affairs in Spain; The Romans in Illyria; Affairs in Spain; Rome and the Gauls; Affiars in Spain; Events in Greece: the Achaean... (read more)

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Medea (Dover Thrift Editions)
Medea (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Euripides
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One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Euripides' masterwork centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea — whom he... (read more)

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The History of the Peloponnesian War: Revised Edition (Penguin Classics)
The History of the Peloponnesian War: Revised Edition (Penguin Classics)
by Thucydides
About the Author
Thucydides (c. 460 BC–400 BC) was a general who was exiled for his failure to defend the Greek city of Amphipolis in Thrace. During his exile, he began compiling histories and accounts of the war from various participants. Rex Warner was a Professor... (read more)

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Guides for the Perplexed #372: Homer: A Guide for the Perplexed
Guides for the Perplexed #372: Homer: A Guide for the Perplexed
by Ahuvia Kahane
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Homer's poetry is widely recognized as the beginning of the literary tradition of the West and among its most influential canonical texts. Outlining a series of key themes, ideas, and values associated with Homer and Homeric poetry, Homer: A Guide for... (read more)

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Hesiod & Theognis
Hesiod & Theognis
by Hesiod/wender
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Very little is known about Hesiod and it cannot definitely be proved that the same man wrote both the Theogony and Works and Days. He probably lived in the eighth century BC (contemporary with Homer) in Boeotia on the Greek mainland Theognis lived and... (read more)

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The Odyssey
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    by Sophocles
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    by Sappho/barnard
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