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December 17, 2014
  1. Beowulf (Dover Thrift Editions)
    by R K Gordon
  2. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    by Seamus Heaney
  3. Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary
    by J R R Tolkien
  4. The Purity of Desire: 100 Poems of Rumi
    by Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi
  5. The Odyssey
    by Homer and Robert Fitzgerald
  6. The Gift
    by Hafiz
  7. The Essential Rumi
    by Rumi
  8. Meditations (Modern Library Classics)
    by Marcus Aurelius and Gregory Hays
  9. Don Quixote
    by Miguel de Cervantes and Edith Grossman
  10. The Three Theban Plays: Antigon/Oedipus the King/Oedipus at Colonus (Penguin Classics)
    by Sophocles
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Greek and Roman
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The Jugurthine War and the Conspiracy of Catiline

Sallust

These are the only surviving works by a man who held various public offices in Rome and was a friend of Caesar's and an opponent of Cicero's.... (read more)


Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam

In the eleventh century, in Persia, there lived a mathematician named Ghiyathuddin Abulfath Omar bin Ibrahim al-Khayyami--or, Omar, son of Abraham, the tent-maker. Omar wrote poetry, and while his rhymes received little attention in their day, they were... (read more)


Middle East
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A Year with Hafiz: Daily Contemplations

Hafiz

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)


A Thousand and One Nights
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The Arabian Nights Tales of 1001 Nights, Volume 3: Nights 719 to 1001 (Penguin Classics)

Malcolm C Lyons

Every night for three years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin, executing her next morning. To end this brutal pattern and to save her own life, the vizier's daughter, Shahrazad, begins to tell the king tales of adventure, love... (read more)


Medieval and Nordic
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The Divine Comedy, III. Paradiso. Part 1: Text (Divine Comedy)

Dante

Continuing the paperback edition of Charles S. Singleton's translation of The Divine Comedy, this work provides the English-speaking reader with everything he needs to read and understand the Paradiso. This volume consists of the prose translation of... (read more)


Gilgamesh
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Gilgamesh: A Verse Play (Wesleyan Poetry)

Yusef Komunyakaa

The first dramatic adaptation of Gilgamesh.... (read more)


Indian
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Recognition of Sakuntala : a Play in Seven Acts (01 Edition)

Kalidasa

Kalidasa's play about the love of King Dusyanta for Sakuntala, a monastic girl, is the supreme work of Sanskrit drama by its greatest poet and playwright (c.4th century CE). Overwhelmingly erotic in tone and in performance, The Recognition of Sakuntala... (read more)


General
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de Imperio: An Extract 27-45

Edited By Katharine Radice.

De Imperio Cn. Pompeii (in support of Pompey), or Pro Lege Manilia, (in favour of the Manilian law) was Ciceros first speech on public affairs. Delivered in 66 AD when Cicero was praetor, he argued in support of a proposal from Manilius, the tribune at... (read more)


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