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Quatrains of Omar Khayyam of Nishapur

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Omar Khayyám


In 1906, Eben Francis Thompson,scholar and poet, published a limited edition of his translation of the Quatrains of Omar Khayyam. This editi…

Fábulas, volume 1

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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 …

Metamorphoses

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Publius (Ovid) Ovidius Naso


The Metamorphoses of Ovid is probably one of the best known, certainly one of the most influential works of the Ancient world. It consists o…

Epistulae Morales Selectae

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


Seneca is an important repository of Stoic doctrine. His reputation, based on the ancient testimony, has remained ambiguous down to the pres…

Libro IV de la Historia de Heródoto

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Herodotus


Refiere Heródoto en su cuarto libro de las historias, las dos expediciones de los persas contra los Escitas y la Libia. - Summary by …

The Tragedy of Mariam

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Elizabeth Cary


The Tragedy of Mariam (1613) is the first original drama written in English by a woman. Elizabeth Cary drew on Jewish histories by Josephus …

Alcibiades I

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Plato


As Jowett relates in his brilliant introduction, 95% of Plato's writing is certain and his reputation rests soundly on this foundation. The …

孫子兵法 (The Art of War)

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Sun Tzu 孙武


《孙子兵法》是从战国时期成书以来,就一直风靡流传的军事著作。古今中外的军事家们都使用其中论述的军事理论来指导战争,而且,其中论述的基本理论和思想还被运用到了现代经营决策和社会管理方面。总结《孙子兵法》全书,我们可以看到其中有四个主要思想贯穿于始终,即整体思维的战争论、唯物主义的战…

The Morals (Moralia), Book 2

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Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus


The Moralia (loosely translatable as "Matters relating to customs") of the 1st-century Greek scholar Plutarch of Chaeronea is an e…

Letters of Pliny

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Pliny The Younger


The largest surviving body of Pliny's work is his Epistulae (Letters), a series of personal missives directed to his friends, associates and…

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 2

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Various


The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

Libro V de la Historia de Heródoto

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Herodotus


Costumbres de los Tracios. Alejandro se venga de los embajadores Persas enviados a Macedonia. Política de Darío con Histieo, s…

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…

Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 1

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St. Cyril of Alexandria and 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…

Hannibal

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Jacob Abbott


There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels…

Alcestis

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Euripides


Alcestis is the earliest surviving play by Euripides. Alcestis, the devoted wife of King Admetus, has agreed to die in his place, and at the…

Around the World in Eighty Days (version 4)

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Jules Verne


Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Ve…

The Annals Vol 2

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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…

De Anima

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Aristotle


On the Soul (Greek Περὶ Ψυχῆς (Perì Psūchês), Latin De Anima) is a major treatise by Aristotle on the nature of living things. …

Μενέξενος

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Plato


ο Μενέξενος θαυμάσιον σατυρικόν κομψοτέχνημα του Πλάτωνος — μία ειρωνική σάτυρα και σατυρική ειρωνεία κατά των ρητόρων εκείνης της εποχής κα…

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…

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