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Fragments (Penguin Classics) (English and Greek Edition)
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ean: 9780142437650, isbn: 0142437654,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Fragments of wisdom from the ancient worldIn the sixth century b.c.-twenty-five hundred years before Einstein-Heraclitus of Ephesus declared that energy is the essence of matter, that everything becomes energy in flux, in relativity. His great book, ...
The Homeric Hymns (Oxford World's Classics)
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ean: 9780199554751, isbn: 0199554757,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Most people are familiar, at least by repute, with Homer's two great epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, but few are aware that other poems survive that were attributed to Homer in ancient times. The Homeric Hymns are now known to be the work of variou...
The Poems of Catullus (Oxford World's Classics)
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ean: 9780199537570, isbn: 0199537577,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Of all Greek and Latin poets Catullus is perhaps the most accessible to the modern reader. Dealing candidly with the basic human emotions of love and hate, his virile, personal tone exerts a powerful appeal on all kinds of readers. The 116 poems coll...
War with Hannibal: Authentic Latin Prose for the Beginning Student
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ean: 9780300139181, isbn: 0300139187,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
This edition of Book III of Eutropius’s Breviarium ab urbe condita is designed to be a student’s first encounter with authentic, unabridged Latin prose. Written in a simple and direct style, the Breviarium covers the period of Roman history that ...
Piers Plowman (Norton Critical Editions)
By Langland, William/ Robertson, Elizabeth (EDT)/ Shepherd, Stephen H. A./ Robertson, Elizabeth/ Donald
mpn: 9780393975598, ean: 9780393975598, isbn: 0393975592,
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Piers Plowman is one of the most significant works of medieval literature. Astonishing in its cultural and theological scope, William Langland’s iconoclastic masterpiece is at once a historical relic and a deeply spiritual vision, probing not only ...
Greek Lyric Poetry (Oxford World's Classics)
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ean: 9780199540396, isbn: 019954039X,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
The Greek lyric, elegiac, and iambic poets of the two centuries from 650 to 450 B.C.--greats such as Sappho, Anacreon, and Simonides--produced some of the finest poetry of antiquity. Their poetry was perfect in form, spontaneous in expression, and re...
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ean: 9780811227100, isbn: 0811227103,
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A stunning, new translation by the poet and classicist Anne Carson, first performed in 2015 at the Almeida Theatre in London Anne Carson writes, “Euripides was a playwright of the fifth century BC who reinvented Greek tragedy, setting it on a path ...
Homeric Hymns (Hackett Classics)
By Hackett Publishing Company
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ean: 9780872207257, isbn: 0872207250,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
In this new translation of the Homeric Hymns, Sarah Ruden employs a melodious and flexible non-rhyming line of eleven syllables, offering a close approximation of Greek hexameter verse in natural English rhythms. The result is a Homeric Hymns marked ...
The Nibelungenlied: Prose Translation (Penguin Classics)
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ean: 9780140441376, isbn: 0140441379,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
A story of guile, treachery, loyalty and desperate courageThis great German epic poem of murder and revenge recounts with particular strength and directness the progress of Siegfried's love for the peerless Kriemhild, the wedding of Gunther - her bro...
The Student's Catullus (Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture)
By University of Oklahoma Press
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ean: 9780806142326, isbn: 0806142324,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Although his audacious, erotic, and satirical verses survived the Middle Ages in only a single copy, Catullus has become in our time a canonical author, ranking in popularity and importance with Virgil, Horace, and Ovid. And for students and teachers...
Works and Days and Theogony (Hackett Classics)
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mpn: 9780872201798, ean: 9780872201798, isbn: 0872201791,
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"Robert Lamberton's Introduction is an excellent, concise exposition of current scholarly debate: his notes are informative and helpful. . . . Those who want a translation that captures something of the spirit of an ancient Greek poetic voice and its...
The Bacchae of Euripides
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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ean: 9780374522063, isbn: 0374522065,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
From the renowned contemporary American poet C. K. Williams comes this fluent and accessible version of the great tragedy by Euripides. This book includes an introduction by Martha Nussbaum....
Troilus and Criseyde (Norton Critical Editions)
mpn: 9780393927559, ean: 9780393927559, isbn: 0393927555,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 224 reviews
This Norton Critical Edition of Chaucer’s masterpiece is based on Stephen Barney’s acclaimed text and is accompanied by a translation of its major source, Boccaccio’s Filostrato. The editor’s lucid introduction, marginal glosses, and explanat...
The Gawain Poet: Complete Works: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Patience, Cleanness, Pearl, Saint Erkenwald
By W. W. Norton & Company
mpn: 9780393912357, ean: 9780393912357, isbn: 0393912353,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 288 reviews
Of the five poems contained in this book, two are acknowledged masterpieces. The plot of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, an Arthurian romance, brilliantly interweaves elements of suspense and high comedy. Pearl, a dream vision, presents its poignant...
The Subject Tonight Is Love: 60 Wild and Sweet Poems of Hafiz (Compass)
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mpn: 21033522, ean: 9780140196238, isbn: 0140196234,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
To Persians, the fourteenth-century poems of Hafiz are not classical literature from a remote past, but cherished love, wisdom, and humor from a dear and intimate friend. Perhaps, more than any other Persian poet, it is Hafiz who most fully accesses ...
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mpn: 9780872204843, ean: 9780872204843, isbn: 0872204847,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Lombardo's Odyssey offers the distinctive speed, clarity, and boldness that so distinguished his 1997 Iliad....
Selected Philosophical Poems of Tommaso Campanella: A Bilingual Edition
By University of Chicago Press
ean: 9780226092058, isbn: 0226092054,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 206 reviews
A contemporary of Giordano Bruno and Galileo, Tommaso Campanella (1568–1639) was a controversial philosopher, theologian, astrologer, and poet who was persecuted during the Inquisition and spent much of his adult life imprisoned because of his hete...
Odes: With Carmen Saeculare (English and Latin Edition)
By Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
ean: 9781624666896, isbn: 1624666892,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Horace's Odes enjoys a long tradition of translation into English, most famously in versions that seek to replicate the quantitative rhythms of the Latin verse in rhymed quatrains. Stanley Lombardo, one of our preeminent translators of classical lite...
The Music of Tragedy: Performance and Imagination in Euripidean Theater
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520295902, isbn: 0520295900,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
The Music of Tragedy offers a new approach to the study of classical Greek theater by examining the use of musical language, imagery, and performance in the late work of Euripides. Naomi Weiss demonstrates that Euripides’ allusions to music-making ...
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