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April 23, 2014
  1. The Odyssey
    by Homer and Robert Fagles
  2. The Three Theban Plays: Antigon/Oedipus the King/Oedipus at Colonus (Penguin Classics)
    by Sophocles
  3. Meditations Living Dying & the Good Life
    by Marcus Aurelius
  4. The Gift
    by Hafiz
  5. The Purity of Desire: 100 Poems of Rumi
    by Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi
  6. Greek Myths
    by Robin Waterfield
  7. Meditations (Modern Library Classics)
    by Marcus Aurelius and Gregory Hays
  8. The Essential Rumi
    by Rumi
  9. Edda
    by Snorri Sturluson
  10. The Iliad of Homer
    by Homer
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Peloponnesian War


The Prince of the City is at once a fascinating character study of one of America's most charismatic public figures, a history of New York over the last forty years, and a classic inquiry into the issue of how cities thrive or die. Siegel's story... (read more)

Greek and Roman
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The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles: Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus; Antigone


Revising and updating his classic 1958 translation, Paul Roche captures the dramatic power and intensity, the subtleties of meaning, and the explosive emotions of Sophocles' great Theban trilogy. In vivid, poetic language, he presents the timeless story... (read more)

Medieval and Renaissance
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Chapman's Homeric Hymns and Other Homerica Chapman's Homeric Hymns and Other Homerica (Bollingen Series)


"It should be very satisfying to sing hymns to gods whom everyone can agree exist, so tune up your pipes for Apollo, the archer and fair king of days, or for Venus, the soft skinned, because both beauty and sunshine deserve our adoration. How appropriate... (read more)

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Srinatha: The Poet Who Made Gods and Kings

Velcheru Narayana Rao

This groundbreaking cultural biography of Srinatha, arguably the most creative figure in the thousand-year history of Telugu literature., shows how the fourteenth- and fifteenth-century poet revolutionized the classical tradition and effectively created... (read more)

General Asian
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The Tale of Genji

Shikibu Murasaki

The Tale of Genji was written in the eleventh century by Murasaki Shikibu, a lady of the Heian court. It is universally recognized as the greatest masterpiece of Japanese prose narrative, perhaps the earliest true novel in the history of the world. Until... (read more)

Nordic German and Russian
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Parzival and Titurel (06 Edition)

Wolfram Von Eschenbach

Written in the first decade of the thirteenth century, Parzival is the greatest of the medieval Grail romances. It tells of Parzival's growth from youthful folly to knighthood at the court of King Arthur, and of his quest for the Holy Grail. Exuberant... (read more)

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Life of an Amorous Man


First published in 1682, The Life of an Amorous Man depicts the pursuits and follies of the most glorious age of Japan, when wealthy commoners could rise above the warrior caste and indulge in the free and easy life of Japan's pleasure houses. The hero... (read more)

A Thousand and One Nights
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Tales from 1,001 Nights: Aladdin, Ali Baba and Other Favourites

Malcolm C. Lyons

Now in paperback: the best-loved tales from the acclaimed new translation This is the essential one-volume edition of The Arabian Nights, abridged from the celebrated new three-volume translation. Included are the timeless and unforgettable stories of... (read more)

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  1. The Odyssey
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  3. Meditations Living Dying & the Good Life Sale Trade Paper $6.98
  4. The Gift
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  5. The Purity of Desire: 100 Poems of Rumi Used Trade Paper $9.31
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  7. Meditations (Modern Library Classics) New Trade Paper $10.00
  8. The Essential Rumi
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  9. Edda Used Trade Paper $6.95
  10. The Iliad of Homer Used Trade Paper $3.95
  11. Hobbitus Ille: The Latin Hobbit
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  12. Don Quixote
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  13. The Landmark Thucydides: A... Used Trade Paper $13.50
  14. The Illuminated Rumi Used Hardcover $14.88
  15. Gilgamesh: A New English Version Used Trade Paper $8.93
  16. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
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  17. The Odyssey Used Trade Paper $13.18
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  19. The History of the Peloponnesian... Used Trade Paper $6.50
  20. Sophocles I: Three Tragedies Used Trade Paper $4.50
  21. The Elder Edda: A Book of Viking... New Trade Paper $16.00
  22. The Sagas of Icelanders New Trade Paper $26.00
  23. The Divine Comedy: The Inferno, The...
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