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The Iliad And The Odyssey Boxed Set
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|May 31, 2019

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Hailed by reviewers and readers alike, Peter Green’s landmark translations of Homer’s timeless epics are now available for the first time in this striking and sleekly designed collector-worthy set. With the verve and pathos of the original oral…
The Complete Poems Of Sappho
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|March 10, 2009

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Sappho’s thrilling lyric verse has been unremittingly popular for more than 2,600 years—certainly a record for poetry of any kind—and love for her art only increases as time goes on. Though her extant work consists only of a collection of…
Heroines Of Olympus: The Women Of Greek Mythology

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Goddesses, monsters, humans and the semi-divine - whether courageous or meek, gruesome or irresistible, female characters are ever present on the peripheries of the great Greek myths, but rarely do they take centre stage. Their time has finally come to act as…
Poetics
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|March 1, 1997

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Essential reading for all students of Greek theatre and literature, and equally stimulating for anyone interested in literature In the Poetics , his near-contemporary account of classical Greek tragedy, Aristotle examine the dramatic elements of plot, character,…
Prometheus Bound And Other Plays: Prometheus Bound, The Suppliants, Seven Against Thebes, The…

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Aeschylus (525–456 BC) brought a new grandeur and epic sweep to the drama of classical Athens, raising it to the status of high art. In Prometheus Bound the defiant Titan Prometheus is brutally punished by Zeus for daring to improve the state of wretchedness and…
The Birth Of Tragedy: Out Of The Spirit Of Music

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The first book by the author of the classic philosophical text Beyond Good and Evil .   The youthful faults of this work were exposed by the author himself in the brilliant Attempt at a Self-Criticism , which he added to the new edition of 1886. But the…
Hearing Homer's Song: The Brief Life And Big Idea Of Milman Parry

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The War With Hannibal: Books Xxi-xxx Of The History Of Rome From Its Foundation

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In  The War with Hannibal , Livy chronicles the events of the Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage, until the Battle of Zama in 202 BC. He vividly recreates the immense armies of Hannibal, complete with elephants, crossing the Alps; the panic as they…
Oedipus Rex
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|May 19, 2011

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Oedipus Rex is the greatest of the Greek tragedies, a profound meditation on the human condition. The story of the mythological king, who is doomed to kill his father and marry his mother, has resonated in world culture for almost 2,500 years. But…
Warriors, Witches, Women: Mythology's Fiercest Females

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Meet mythology’s fifty fiercest females in this modern retelling of the world’s greatest legends. From feminist fairies to bloodsucking temptresses, half-human harpies and protective Vodou goddesses, these are women who go beyond…
Pliny the Elder's Natural History: The Empire in the Encyclopedia

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The most important surviving encyclopedia from the ancient world, Pliny the Elder's Natural History is unparalleled as a guide to the cultural meanings of everyday things in first-century Rome. As part of a new direction in classical scholarship, Trevor Murphy…
The Fall of Troy
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|January 1, 1950

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Quintus was a poet who lived at Smyrna some four hundred years after Christ. His work, in fourteen books, is a bold and generally underrated attempt in Homer's style to complete the story of Troy from the point at which the Iliad closes. Quintus tells us the…
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