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A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times vol 1

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François Pierre Guillaume Guizot


François Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior…

Homeric Hymns, Epigrams, and The Battle of Frogs and Mice

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Homer


Homeric Hymns are thirty-three poems each paying homage to a certain Greek god. Only a few of the poems are more than 250 lines while the re…

The Odysseys of Homer

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Homer


The Odysseys are a collection of stories about Ulysses' journey home from the war at Troy purportedly written in the 8th century BCE by Home…

History Of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Vol. 1

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Gaston Maspero


History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria is the masterwork of one of the fathers of modern egyptology. This work, in t…

The Annals Vol 1

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Publius Cornelius Tacitus


The Annals was Tacitus' final work, covering the period from the death of Augustus Caesar in the year 14. He wrote at least 16 books, but bo…

On the Laws

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Marcus Tullius Cicero


On the Laws (Latin: De Legibus) was written shortly after Cicero's "On the Commonwealth" during the last years of the Roman Republ…

The Catiline Conspiracy and the Jugurthine War

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Gaius


The Catiline Conspiracy and the Jugurthine War are the two separate surviving works of the historian commonly known as "Sallust". …

Laws

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Plato


Laws (Greek: Νόμοι) is Plato's last and longest dialogue. It is generally agreed that Plato wrote this dialogue as an older man, having fail…

Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book I

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Cyril Of Alexandria


Cyril was a scholarly archbishop and a prolific writer. In the early years of his active life in the Church he wrote several exegetical docu…

The Satyricon

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Gaius Petronius Arbiter


Satyricon (or Satyrica) is a Latin work of fiction in a mixture of prose and poetry. It is believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius,…

The Philippics

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Marcus Tullius Cicero


A philippic is a fiery, damning speech delivered to condemn a particular political actor. The term originates with Demosthenes, who delivere…

The Republic (version 2)

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Plato


The Republic is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato around 380 BC concerning the definition of justice and the order and character of the j…

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

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Edgar James Banks


The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World is a list of masterpieces of architecture and art of classical antiquity. First compiled in the second ce…

Ιστορίαι (Histories) Βιβλίοv 1 (Book 1)

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Thucydides


Η Ιστορία του Θουκυδίδη εξιστορεί τα πρώτα 20 χρόνια του πολέμου μεταξύ της Αθήνας και της Σπάρτης, που κράτησε από το 431 μέχρι το 404 π.Χ.…

Egyptian Tales, translated from the Papyri, Series Two : XVIIIth to XIXth Dynast…

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William Matthew Flinders Petrie


Egyptian stories translated from ancient, often incomplete, documents. - Summary by Timothy Ferguson

Libro VI de la Historia de Heródoto

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Herodotus


Histieo continúa induciendo a los Jonios a batirse contra los Persas. Derrota de la armada jonia y toma de Mileto. La armada persa se…

The Tosa Diary

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No Tsurayuki Ki


Ki no Tsurayuki was a Japanese waka poet of the Heian period. In 905, he was one of the poets ordered to compile the "Kokinshu - Collec…

The Making of a Nation: The Beginnings of Israel's History

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Charles Foster Kent


Charles Foster Kent was one of the premier scholars in Jewish Studies at the turn of the century. He was particularly well-known for his co…

The Iliad of Homer, Rendered into English Blank Verse

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Homer


"It must equally be considered a splendid performance; and for the present we have no hesitation in saying that it is by far the best r…

Apology (version 2)

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Plato


The Apology is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BC[2] against the charges of "corrupting t…

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