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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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Sophocles I: Three Tragedies
Sophocles I: Three Tragedies
by Sophocles
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"These authoritative translations consign all other complete collections to the wastebasket."—Robert Brustein, The New Republic "This is it. No qualifications. Go out and buy it everybody."—Kenneth Rexroth, The Nation "The... (read more)

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The Iliad
The Iliad
by Homer
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Three Theban Plays : Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus At Colonus (82 Edition)
Three Theban Plays : Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus At Colonus (82 Edition)
by Sophocles
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Oedipus in exile, searching for his identity and achieving immortality; his daughter, Antigone, defending her integrity and ideals to the death—these heroic figures have moved playgoers and readers since the fifth century BC.   Towering over... (read more)

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Classical Tragedy: Greek and Roman
Classical Tragedy: Greek and Roman
by Robert W Corrigan
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A collection of eight plays along with accompanying critical essays. Includes: "The Oresteia" - Aeschylus; "Prometheus Bound" - Aeschylus; "Oedipus the King" - Sophocles; "Antigone" - Sophocles; "Medea" - Euripides; "The Bakkhai" - Euripides; "Oedipus" -... (read more)

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The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War
The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War
by Caroline Alexander
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"Spectacular and constantly surprising." -Ken Burns Written with the authority of a scholar and the vigor of a bestselling narrative historian, The War That Killed Achilles is a superb and utterly timely presentation of one of the timeless stories of... (read more)

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The History of the Peloponnesian War: Revised Edition (Penguin Classics)
The History of the Peloponnesian War: Revised Edition (Penguin Classics)
by Thucydides
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Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling the author's ambitious claim that the work "was done to last forever." The... (read more)

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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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The Odyssey of Homer (Perennial Classics)
The Odyssey of Homer (Perennial Classics)
by Homer
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The most eloquent translation of Homer's Odysseyinto modern English.... (read more)

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Euripides' Bacchae
Euripides' Bacchae
by Euripides
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An English translation of Euripides' tragedy based on the mythological story of King Pentheus of Thebes and his fateful encounter with the god DIonysus. Includes an introductory essay, extensive notes, appendices on lacuna, a geneological chart of the... (read more)

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The Complete Greek Tragedies: Aeschylus I: Oresteia
The Complete Greek Tragedies: Aeschylus I: Oresteia
by Aeschylus
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"These authoritative translations consign all other complete collections to the wastebasket."—Robert Brustein, The New Republic "This is it. No qualifications. Go out and buy it everybody."—Kenneth Rexroth, The Nation "The... (read more)

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Hesiod & Theognis
Hesiod & Theognis
by Hesiod/wender
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Together these two poetsùHesiod, the epic poet, and Theognis, the elegistùoffer a superb introduction to the life and thought of ancient Greece.... (read more)

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Histories (98 Edition)
Histories (98 Edition)
by Herodotus
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"The father of history," as Cicero called him, and a writer possessed of remarkable narrative gifts, enormous scope, and considerable charm, Herodotus has always been beloved by readers well-versed in the classics. Compelled by his desire to "prevent the... (read more)

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The Odyssey
The Odyssey
by Homer and Robert Fagles and Bernard Knox
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  The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of every man's journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary... (read more)

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Sappho: A New Translation
Sappho: A New Translation
by Sappho
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The best translation of Sappho's work available, now with a beautiful new package.... (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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Classical Literary Criticism (Penguin Classics)
Classical Literary Criticism (Penguin Classics)
by Penelope Murray
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This anthology brings together core classical texts for understanding literature. The selections from Plato illustrate the poetic philosopher's surprising exclusion of poets from his ideal republic. In his response, Poetics, Aristotle draws on the works... (read more)

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Life of Alexander the Great (04 Edition)
Life of Alexander the Great (04 Edition)
by Plutarch
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In 336 b.c. Philip of Macedonia was assassinated and his twenty-year-old son, Alexander, inherited his kingdom. Immediately quelling rebellion, Alexander extended his fathers empire through-out the Middle East and into parts of Asia, fulfilling the... (read more)

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The Odyssey (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Odyssey (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Homer
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Excellent prose translation of the ancient epic poem recounts the adventures of  Odysseus on his homeward voyage from the Trojan War. The clever hero circumvents the wrath of Poseidon to overcome an incredible array of obstacles, including a... (read more)

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Idylls (02 Edition)
Idylls (02 Edition)
by Theocritus
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A key figure in the development of Western literature, the Greek poet Theocritus of Syracuse, was the inventor of "bucolic" or pastoral poetry in the first half of the third century BC. These vignettes of country life, which center on competitions of... (read more)

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