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The Golden Ass (Penguin Classics)
The Golden Ass (Penguin Classics)
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ean: 9780140435900, isbn: 0140435905,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
An enchanting story that has inspired generations of writers, including Boccaccio, Shakespeare, Cervantes and Keats Written towards the end of the second century AD, The Golden Ass tells the story of the many adventures of a young man whose fascinat...


The Egyptian Book of the Dead (Penguin Classics)
The Egyptian Book of the Dead (Penguin Classics)
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mpn: 2550334, ean: 9780140455502, isbn: 0140455507,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
A unique collection of funerary texts from a wide variety of sources, dating from the 15th to the 4th century BCConsisting of spells, prayers and incantations, each section contains the words of power to overcome obstacles in the afterlife. The papyr...


The Epic of Gilgamesh (Norton Critical Editions)
The Epic of Gilgamesh (Norton Critical Editions)
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The Epic of Gilgamesh is the world’s oldest epic masterpiece. More than a thousand years before Homer or the Bible, Mesopotamian poets sang of the hero-king Gilgamesh, who sought to crown his superhuman exploits by finding eternal life.  This Nort...


The Tale of Sinuhe: and Other Ancient Egyptian Poems 1940-1640 B.C. (Oxford World's Classics)
The Tale of Sinuhe: and Other Ancient Egyptian Poems 1940-1640 B.C. (Oxford World's Classics)
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ean: 9780199555628, isbn: 0199555621,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Drawing on recent advances in Egyptology, R. B. Parkinson's new translations bring to life for the modern reader the golden age of Egyptian fictional literature, the Middle Kingdom (c. 1940-1640 BC). The book features The Tale of Sinuhe, acclaimed as...


The Ramayana: A Modern Retelling of the Great Indian Epic
The Ramayana: A Modern Retelling of the Great Indian Epic
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
The great Indian epic rendered in modern proseIndia's most beloved and enduring legend, the Ramayana is widely acknowledged to be one of the world's great literary masterpieces. Still an integral part of India's cultural and religious expression, the...


Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves: Book I of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene
Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves: Book I of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Edmund Spenser (1552-99) ranks just below Shakespeare, with Chaucer and Milton, in the pantheon of great writers. In The Faerie Queene, he spins a sub-created fantasy universe that would be the model for Tolkien and Lewis. This poet, whom Milton cons...


Hesiod and Theognis (Penguin Classics): Theogony, Works and Days, and Elegies
Hesiod and Theognis (Penguin Classics): Theogony, Works and Days, and Elegies
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mpn: 1660433, ean: 9780140442830, isbn: 0140442839,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Together these two poets-Hesiod, the epic poet, and Theognis, the elegist-offer a superb introduction to the life and thought of ancient Greece.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-s...


The Iliad: A New Translation by Peter Green
The Iliad: A New Translation by Peter Green
By University of California Press
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mpn: 42025176, ean: 9780520281417, isbn: 0520281411,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
One of the oldest extant works of Western literature, the Iliad is a timeless epic poem of great warriors trapped between their own heroic pride and the arbitrary, often vicious decisions of fate and the gods. Renowned scholar and acclaimed translato...


Metamorphica: Fiction
Metamorphica: Fiction
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ean: 9780374208646, isbn: 0374208646,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
A brilliant and daring novel that reimagines Ovid’s MetamorphosesIn the tradition of his bestselling debut novel The Lost Books of the Odyssey, Zachary Mason’s Metamorphica transforms Ovid’s epic poem of endless transformation. It reimagines th...


Heroes of the City of Man: A Christian Guide to Select Ancient Literature
Heroes of the City of Man: A Christian Guide to Select Ancient Literature
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To be fully educated, it is necessary to read the great pagan classics of Homer and Virgil and the ancient Greek playwrights. However, many Christians are often disgusted by the barbarity and violence, put off by the emphasis on honor and man-centere...


The Aeneid
The Aeneid
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
“I sing of arms and the man . . . ”   So begins the Aeneid, greatest of Western epic poems. Virgil’s story of the journey of Aeneas has been a part of our cultural heritage for so many centuries that it’s all too easy to lose sight of the po...


Early Greek Hexameter Poetry (New Surveys in the Classics)
Early Greek Hexameter Poetry (New Surveys in the Classics)
By Cambridge University Press
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
This is the first book to give an introduction to all genres of early Greek hexameter poetry; not only heroic legend and the origins of the gods, but also wisdom literature, genealogy, oracles, and epigraphy. It introduces both apprentice and expert ...


The Odyssey: A New Translation by Peter Green
The Odyssey: A New Translation by Peter Green
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
The Odyssey is vividly captured and beautifully paced in this swift and lucid new translation by acclaimed scholar and translator Peter Green. Accompanied by an illuminating introduction, maps, chapter summaries, a glossary, and explanatory notes, t...


Yellow #5
Yellow #5
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ean: 9781979930338, isbn: 1979930333,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
The third collection of Poetry & Prose by J. Raymond. Exploring our preconditioning, challenging the status quo and working through his never ending cycle of love, loss and shenanigans....


The Aeneid (Penguin Classics)
The Aeneid (Penguin Classics)
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mpn: 1660488, ean: 9780140449327, isbn: 0140449329,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
"I sing of arms and of the man"After a century of civil strife in Rome and Italy, Virgil wrote The Aeneid to honour the emperor Augustus by praising Aeneas – Augustus’ legendary ancestor. As a patriotic epic imitating Homer, The Aeneid also p...


Metamorphoses (Penguin Classics)
Metamorphoses (Penguin Classics)
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mpn: 9780140447897, ean: 9780140447897, isbn: 014044789X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
Ovid’s sensuous and witty poem brings together a dazzling array of mythological tales, ingeniously linked by the idea of transformation—often as a result of love or lust—where men and women find themselves magically changed into new and sometim...


The Aeneid
The Aeneid
By Yale University Press
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mpn: 9780300151411, ean: 9780300151411, isbn: 0300151411,

This extraordinary new translation of Vergil's Aeneid stands alone among modern translations for its accuracy and poetic appeal. Sarah Ruden, a lyric poet in her own right, renders the classic poem in the same number of lines as the original work...


The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization
The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization
By Random House
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
The story of literature in sixteen acts—from Homer to Harry Potter, including The Tale of Genji, Don Quixote, The Communist Manifesto, and how they shaped world history In this groundbreaking book, Martin Puchner leads us on a remarkable journey th...


Vergil's Aeneid: Selected Readings from Books 1, 2, 4, and 6 (English and Latin Edition)
Vergil's Aeneid: Selected Readings from Books 1, 2, 4, and 6 (English and Latin Edition)
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This text an updated and revised version of selected passages from Pharr's Vergil's Aeneid, Books I-VI is designed for college and high school Advanced Placement* courses. It includes all the required Latin selections from Vergil's Aeneid for the 201...


Lament from Epirus: An Odyssey into Europe's Oldest Surviving Folk Music
Lament from Epirus: An Odyssey into Europe's Oldest Surviving Folk Music
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393248999, isbn: 0393248992,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
In the tradition of Patrick Leigh Fermor and Geoff Dyer, a Grammy-winning producer discovers a powerful and ancient folk music tradition.In a gramophone shop in Istanbul, renowned record collector Christopher C. King uncovered some of the strangest...



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