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The Odyssey
The Odyssey
by Homer and Robert Fitzgerald
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The classic translation of The Odyssey, now in a Noonday paperback. Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's Odyssey is the best and best-loved modern translation of the greatest of all epic poems. Since 1961, this Odyssey has sold more than two... (read more)

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Metamorphoses
Metamorphoses
by Ovid
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"The Metamorphoses of Ovid offers to the modern world such a key to the literary and religious culture of the ancients that it becomes an important event when at last a good poet comes up with a translation into English verse." --John Crowe Ransom... (read more)

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The Odyssey
The Odyssey
by Homer and Robert Fagles
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Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters presents us with Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem in a stunning new modern-verse... (read more)

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The Prince (Bantam Classics)
The Prince (Bantam Classics)
by Niccolo Machiavelli
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A classic treatise on practical leadership and power politics.... (read more)

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The Iliad
The Iliad
by Homer
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War, glory, despair, and mourning: for 2,700 years, the Iliad has gripped listeners and readers with the story of Achilles' anger and Hector's death. It is a tale of many truths, speaking of powerful emotions, the failures of leadership, the destructive... (read more)

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Bollingen Series #0054: Amor and Psyche: The Psychic Development of the Feminine: A Commentary on the Tale by Apuleius. (Mythos Series)
Bollingen Series #0054: Amor and Psyche: The Psychic Development of the Feminine: A Commentary on the Tale by Apuleius. (Mythos Series)
by Erich Neumann
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The renowned tale of Amor and Psyche, from Apuleius's second-century Latin novel The Golden Ass, is one of the most charming fragments of classical literature. Neumann chose it as the exemplar of an unusual study of feminine psychology. Unfolding the... (read more)

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Medea (Dover Thrift Editions)
Medea (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Euripides
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One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Euripides' masterwork centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea — whom he... (read more)

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The Rise of the Roman Empire (Penguin Classics)
The Rise of the Roman Empire (Penguin Classics)
by Polybius
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In writing his account of the relentless growth of the Roman Empire, the Greek statesman Polybius set out to help his fellow-countrymen understand how their world came to be dominated by Rome. This text presents a translation of his work.... (read more)

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The Iliad of Homer
The Iliad of Homer
by Homer
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"Sing, goddess, the anger of Peleus’ son Achilleus / and its devastation." For sixty years, that's how Homer has begun the Iliad in English, in Richmond Lattimore's faithful translation—the gold standard for generations of students... (read more)

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The Odyssey (Penguin Classics)
The Odyssey (Penguin Classics)
by Homer and D. C. H. Rieu and Peter Jones
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11 CDs, 13 hours... (read more)

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The Divine Comedy, II. Purgatorio. Part 1: Text (Divine Comedy)
The Divine Comedy, II. Purgatorio. Part 1: Text (Divine Comedy)
by Dante
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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 Purgatorio. This volume consists of the prose translation of... (read more)

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Greek Tragedies Volume 1
Greek Tragedies Volume 1
by David Grene
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In three paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer a selection of the most important and characteristic plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides from the nine-volume anthology of The Complete Greek Tragedies. Over the years these... (read more)

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Gilgamesh: A New English Version
Gilgamesh: A New English Version
by Stephen Mitchell
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Finally available in paperback comes a brilliant new rendering of the oldest epic in the world by esteemed translator and bestselling author Mitchell.... (read more)

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Two Lives of Charlemagne (08 Edition)
Two Lives of Charlemagne (08 Edition)
by Einhard
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Two revealingly different accounts of the life of the most important figure of the Roman Empire Charlemage ?known as the father of Europe?was one of the most powerful and dynamic of all medieval rulers. The biographies brought together here provide a... (read more)

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The Anchor Book of Latin Quotations: With English Translations
The Anchor Book of Latin Quotations: With English Translations
by Norbert Guterman
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This indispensable reference work contains over 1,500 Latin quotations presented in chronological order with English translations on facing pages as well as biographical notes on the authors. Selections range from Applus Claudius to St. Augustine and... (read more)

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Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative
Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative
by Anonymous
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Herbert Mason's best-selling Gilgamesh is the most widely read and enduring interpretation of this ancient Babylonian epic. One of the oldest and most universal stories known in literature, the epic of Gilgamesh presents the grand, timeless themes of... (read more)

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Penguin Classics #158: Makers of Rome: Nine Lives
Penguin Classics #158: Makers of Rome: Nine Lives
by Plutarch
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An intriguing insight into the founders of the Roman republic.... (read more)

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The Discourses
The Discourses
by Machiavelli
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Classic political theory.... (read more)

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The Rise and Fall of Athens: Nine Greek Lives
The Rise and Fall of Athens: Nine Greek Lives
by Plutarch
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Nine Greek biographies illustrate the rise and fall of Athens, from the legendary days of Theseus, the city's founder, through Solon, Themistocles, Aristides, Cimon, Pericles, Nicias, and Alcibiades, to the razing of its walls by Lysander.... (read more)

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The Sagas of Icelanders
The Sagas of Icelanders
by Jane (int) Smiley
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A unique body of medieval literature, the Sagas rank with the world's greatest literary treasures--as epic as Homer, as deep in tragedy as Sophocles, as engagingly human as Shakespeare. Set around the turn of the last millennium, these stories depict... (read more)

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