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Republic
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|May 17, 2008

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Republic is the central work of the Western world's most famous philosopher. Essentially an inquiry into morality, Republic also contains crucial arguments and insights into many other areas of philosophy. It is also a literary masterpiece: the philosophy is…
Creators, Conquerors, and Citizens: A History of Ancient Greece
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"We Greeks are one in blood and one in language; we have temples to the gods and religious rites in common, and a common way of life." So the fifth-century historian Herodotus has some Athenians declare, in explanation of why they would never betray their fellow…
Xenophon's Retreat: Greece, Persia, and the End of the Golden Age
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|February 28, 2009

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In The Expedition of Cyrus , the Western world's first eyewitness account of a military campaign, Xenophon told how, in 401 B.C. , a band of unruly Greek mercenaries traveled east to fight for the Persian prince Cyrus the Younger in his attempt to wrest the…
Taken at the Flood: The Roman Conquest of Greece

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"Is there anyone on earth who is so narrow-minded or uninquisitive that he could fail to want to know how and thanks to what kind of political system almost the entire known world was conquered and brought under a single empire in less than fifty-three years?"…
Rene Guenon and the Future of the West: The Life and Writings of a 20th-Century Metaphysician

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The first English-language biography of the well-known traditionalist metaphysican Ren Gunon, including a separate section assessing the impact of his work in the Western world, and an extensive annotated bibliography.
Why Socrates Died: Dispelling The Myths

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A revisionist account of the most famous trial and execution in Western civilization — one with great resonance for modern society In the spring of 399 BCE, the elderly philosopher Socrates stood trial in his native Athens. The court was packed, and after…
Xenophons Retreat: Greece Persia And The End Of The Golden Age

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It is 401 BC. After an epic battle in Persia, Xenophon is elected general of the defeated Greek army and must lead the men on a fraught journey back home - a journey of hundreds of miles, north from modern-day Iraq into the mountains of Kurdistan and Armenia, and…
Dividing the Spoils: The War for Alexander the Great's Empire
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|May 15, 2011

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Alexander the Great conquered an enormous empire - stretching from Greece to the Indian subcontinent - and his death triggered forty bloody years of world-changing warfare. These were years filled with high adventure, intrigue, passion, assassinations, dynastic…
Gorgias
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|May 17, 2008

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The struggle which Plato has Socrates recommend to his interlocutors in Gorgias - and to his readers - is the struggle to overcome the temptations of worldly success and to concentrate on genuine morality. Ostensibly an enquiry into the value of rhetoric, the…
The Greek Myths: Stories Of The Greek Gods And Heroes Vividly Retold

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The Greek Myths contains some of the most thrilling, romantic and unforgettable stories in all human history. From Achilles rampant on the fields of Troy, to the gods at sport on Mount Olympus, from Icarus flying too close to the sun, to the superhuman feats of…
Hellenistic Lives: including Alexander the Great
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|January 14, 2016

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Alexander * Demosthenes * Phocion * Eumenes * Demetrius * Pyrrhus * Agis and Cleomenes * Aratus * Philopoemen * Flamininus This selection of ten Lives traces the history of Hellenistic Greece from the rise of Macedon and Alexander's conquest of the Persian empire…
The First Philosophers: The Presocratics and Sophists: The Presocratics and Sophists

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These first philosophers paved the way for the work of Plato and Aristotle - and hence for the whole of Western thought. This is a unique and invaluable collection of the works of the Presocratics and the Sophists. Waterfield brings together the works of these…
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