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Loeb Classical Library #386: On Invention. the Best Kind of Orator. Topics.: A. Rhetorical Treatises

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Cicero (Marcus Tullius, 106–43 BCE), Roman lawyer, orator, politician and philosopher, of whom we know more than of any other Roman, lived through the stirring era which saw the rise, dictatorship, and death of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic. In... (read more)


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British Medieval and Renaissance
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Dover Books on Literature & Drama)

Jeesie L. Weston

This prose rendering of a poem from the late 14th century (or earlier) recounts an adventure undertaken by King Arthur's famous nephew, Sir Gawain. Brave and chivalrous, faithful to his word and ever-mindful of his honor, as well as others', Gawain... (read more)


Ancient Greek Language
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Greek: An Intensive Course

Hardy Hansen

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)


French Medieval and Renaissance
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A History of the Franks

Gregory Of Tours

Written in the 6th century by the Bishop of Tours, Historia Francorum is a ten volume work that recounts the world's history from creation, focusing on the movement of Christianity into Gaul. From the life of Saint Martin of Tours to the conversion of... (read more)


Medieval and Nordic
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The Fabliaux: A New Verse Translation

Nathaniel E Dubin

Composed between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries, these virtually unknown erotic and satiric poems lie at the root of the Western comic tradition. Passed down by the anticlerical middle classes of medieval France, The Fabliaux depicts priapic... (read more)


Japanese
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Dewdrops on a Lotus Leaf: Zen Poems of Ryokan

Ryokan

The Japanese poet-recluse Ryokan (1758–1831) is one of the most beloved figures of Asian literature, renowned for his beautiful verse, exquisite calligraphy, and eccentric character. Deceptively simple, Ryokan's poems transcend artifice, presenting... (read more)


Korean
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Mujong : Yi Kwang-su and Modern Korean Literature (05 Edition)

Sung-hi Lee

One of the pioneers of modern Korean literature, Yi Kwang-Su (1892- 1950) was the author of the popular serialized novel Mujong (The Heartless). The story deals with a young man who is torn between his love for two women: one from a traditional family... (read more)


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