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October 31, 2014
  1. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    by Seamus Heaney
  2. Cassell's Concise Latin and English Dictionary
    by Cassells
  3. The Odyssey
    by Homer and Robert Fagles
  4. Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary
    by J R R Tolkien
  5. The Gift
    by Hafiz
  6. The Purity of Desire: 100 Poems of Rumi
    by Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi
  7. Virgil: Aeneid IV: New Edition
    by Keith Maclennan
  8. Gilgamesh: A New English Version
    by Stephen Mitchell
  9. Meditations (Modern Library Classics)
    by Marcus Aurelius and Gregory Hays
  10. Beowulf (Signet Classics)
    by Raffel
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Ancient Greek Language
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The Oxford New Greek Dictionary: Greek-English, English-Greek


Now revised and updated with the latest Greek words and phrases, this dictionary includes Greek-to-English and English-to-Greek sections, more than 40,000 words and phrases, 60,000 translations, an updated word list, and more. Original.... (read more)

Italian Medieval and Renaissance
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With his journeys through Hell and Purgatory complete, Dante is at last led by his beloved Beatrice to Paradise. Where his experiences in the Inferno and Purgatorio were arduous and harrowing, this is a journey of comfort, revelation, and, above all... (read more)

British Medieval and Renaissance
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The Claims of Poverty: Literature, Culture, and Ideology in Late Medieval England

Kate Crassons

In The Claims of Poverty, Kate Crassons explores a widespread ideological crisis concerning poverty that emerged in the aftermath of the plague in late medieval England. She identifies poverty as a central preoccupation in texts ranging from Piers... (read more)

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Visnu Sarma

Ascribed by legend to the celebrated half-mythical teacher Visnu Sarma, the fables of The Pancatantra were first recorded 1,500 years ago but date back to India's robust oral tradition. Widely translated, they have influenced a vast number of works in... (read more)

A Thousand and One Nights
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Arabian Nights' Entertainments (95 Edition)

Robert L. Mack (ed.)

The stories contained in this "store house of ingenious fiction" initiate a pattern of literary reference and influence which today remains as powerful and intense as it was throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Sinbad, Ali Baba, Aladdin... (read more)

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms #1: Romance of the Three Kingdoms: Volume I

Kuan-chung Lo

In 220 EC, the 400-year-old rule of the mighty Han dynasty came to an end and three kingdoms contested for control of China. Liu Pei, legitimate heir to the Han throne, elects to fight for his birthright and enlists the aid of his sworn brothers, the... (read more)

Nordic German and Russian
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Comic Sagas and Tales from Iceland (Penguin Classics)

Vidar Hreinsson

The capstone volume in Penguin Classics’ celebrated series of Icelandic sagas Comic Sagas and Tales from Iceland brings together the very finest Icelandic stories from the thirteenth to fifteenth centuries, a time of civil unrest and social... (read more)

Middle East
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Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights

Marina Warner

2013 Sheikh Zayed Book Award, Arab Culture in Non-Arabic Languages Category, Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture... (read more)

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