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July 3, 2015
  1. The Gift
    by Hafiz
  2. Meditations (Modern Library Classics)
    by Marcus Aurelius and Gregory Hays
  3. Don Quixote
    by Miguel de Cervantes and Edith Grossman
  4. The Tale of the Heike
    by Royall Tyler
  5. Red Doc>
    by Anne Carson
  6. The Late Poems of Wang An-Shih
    by Wang An Shih
  7. The Purity of Desire: 100 Poems of Rumi
    by Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi
  8. The Essential Rumi
    by Rumi
  9. If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho
    by Sappho
  10. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    by Seamus Heaney
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Locked Case
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The Oxford Classical Dictionary

Simon Hornblower

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)

Middle East
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A Year with Hafiz: Daily Contemplations


Acclaimed translator Dick Davis breathes new life into the timeless works of three masters of 14th-century Persian literature   Together, Hafez, a giant of world literature; Jahan Malek Khatun, an eloquent princess; and Obayd-e Zakani, a dissolute... (read more)

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Chaucer's Tale: 1386 and the Road to Canterbury

Paul Strohm

A lively, concise biography of the father of English literature and the tumultuous year that led to The Canterbury Tales and#160; At the beginning of 1386, Geoffrey Chaucerand#151;lauded today as the father of English literatureand#151;was a middle-aged... (read more)

Loeb Classics
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Loeb Classical Library #039: Volume II. Civil Wars

Julius Caesar

In his Gallic War and Civil Wars Caesar (100-44 BCE) provided vigorous, direct, clear, third-personal, and largely unemotional records of his own campaigns.... (read more)

Medieval and Renaissance
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One of the greatest and most influential texts of antiquity, the Metamorphoses is universally regarded as Ovids highest poetical achievement. Divided into 15 books dealing with the creation of the world, earth, its phenomena, and a host of Greek... (read more)

Nordic German and Russian
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Saga of Gisli the Outlaw

George Johnston

The Saga of Gisli was written early in the thirteenth century. It offers an imaginative reconstruction of the story of a man and his family who came to Iceland from Norway about AD 960. Soon after 960 Gisli, the central figure, was outlawed for killing... (read more)

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Grammatik Der Oskisch-Umbrischen Dialekte 2 Volume Set (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)

Robert Von Planta

With the publication in 1892 7 of this two-volume work, Swiss philologist Robert von Planta (1864 1937) cemented his reputation as one of the leading authorities on Indo-European grammar. After studying in his home country and Germany, von Planta made... (read more)

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Beowulf (Signet Classics)


Legends from the Ancient North: Five classics of Norse literature that inspired J. R. R. Tolkien's epic vision in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Legendary fantasy writer J. R. R. Tolkien spent much of his life studying, translating, and teaching... (read more)

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