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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…

Prometheus Bound (Buckley Translation)

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Aeschylus


"Prometheus Bound" is the only complete tragedy of the Prometheia trilogy, traditionally assumed to be the work of Aeschylus. Jupi…

Physics

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Aristotle


Physics (Greek: Φυσικὴ ἀκρόασις; Latin: Physica, or Physicae Auscultationes) discusses concepts including: substance, accident, the infinite…

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…

Of Peace of Mind

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


How to maintain a tranquil mind amongst social upheaval and turmoil, addressed to Serenus. (Introduction by Jonathan Hockey)

Los Nibelungos

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Anonymous


En el Cantar de los nibelungos se narra la gesta de Sigfrido, un cazador de dragones de la corte de los burgundios, quien valiéndose …

The Polity of the Athenians and the Lacedaemonians (Spartans)

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Xenophon


The Polity of the Lacedaemonians talks about the laws and institutions created by Lycurgus, which train and develop Spartan citizens from bi…

Ilias

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Homer


Ein herrliches Epos, welches viele Erkenntnisse über die menschliche Natur beinhaltet. Gilt als das älteste erhaltene Werk der a…

The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy

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Pádraic Colum


Also known as "The Children's Homer," this is Irish writer Padraic Colum's retelling of the events of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey fo…

The Pilgrimage Of Etheria

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Etheria


This (probably) late fourth century common era (A.D.) narrative of a Christian pilgrimage is the earliest such text which survives to us. It…

On Generation and Corruption

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Aristotle


On Generation and Corruption (Ancient Greek: Περὶ γενέσεως καὶ φθορᾶς, Latin: De Generatione et Corruptione, also known as On Coming to Be a…

The Art of War (version 3)

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Sun Tzu 孙武


First compiled in the 6th century BC, The Art of War presents a philosophy of war for managing conflicts and winning battles. It is accepted…

Beacon Lights of History, Vol 4: Imperial Antiquity

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John Lord


Volume 4 discusses some of the key leaders of the ancient world, including Julius Caesar, Marcus Aurelius and Constantine, as well as import…

Phaedrus

Read by Martin Geeson


Plato


“For there is no light of justice or temperance, or any of the higher ideas which are precious to souls, in the earthly copies of them: they…

Vertheidigung des Socrates

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Xenophon


Xenophon möchte zeigen, dass Sokrates ganz bewusst in den Tod gegangen sei. Das Unglück seines Todes war kein Zufall. Denn der Phi…

The Aeneid, prose translation

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Virgil


The Aeneid is the most famous Latin epic poem, written by Virgil in the 1st century BC. The story revolves around the legendary hero Aeneas,…

La Odisea

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Homer


La Odisea (en griego: Ὀδύσσεια, Odýsseia) es un poema épico griego compuesto por 24 cantos, atribuido al poeta griego Homero. …

The Clouds

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Aristophanes


Strepsiades is an Athenian burdened with debt from a bad marriage and a spendthrift son. He resolves to go to the Thinking Shop, where he c…

The Ramayan, Book 4

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Valmiki


The Ramayan is an ancient Sanskrit epic. It is attributed to the Hindu sage Valmiki and forms an important part of the Hindu canon (smṛti). …

Fidessa

Read by Marcel Coenders


Louis Couperus


Couperus, van wien wij sedert zijn onvergelijkelijke Psyché niets mochten hooren, is weer aan het vertellen gegaan, zooals slechts hi…

Fábulas, volume 3

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Aesop


Esopo é um lendário autor grego, que teria vivido na Antigüidade, ao qual se atribui a paternidade da fábula como …

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