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The Odysseys of Homer

Read by Phil Schempf


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…

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

Read by Arthur Krolman


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…

On the Laws

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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…

Laws

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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 Republic (version 2)

Read by Bob Neufeld


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…

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.…

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 Iliad of Homer, Rendered into English Blank Verse

Read by Michael Armenta


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…

The Fables of Phaedrus

Read by Leni


Phaedrus


The fable is a small narrative, in prose or verse, which has as its main characteristic the aim of conveying a moral lesson (the "moral…

Apology (version 2)

Read by Phil Chenevert


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…

Vairagya Shatakam

Read by Uday Sagar


Bhartṛhari


Vairagya Shatakam is one of the best books that gives the true picture of Renunciation. The book talks on how a common man gets lured by the…

The Apocryphal Acts of Paul, Peter, John, Andrew and Thomas

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Bernhard Pick


The full title of this book, published in 1909, is The Apocryphal Acts of Paul, Peter, John, Andrew and Thomas. As early as the second centu…

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…

Las Siete Tragedias de Sófocles

Read by Victor Villarraza


Sophocles


Traducidas al castellano por José Alemany Bolufer, en esta edición de 1921, se ofrecen "juntas en un tomo y vertidas del …

Völsungasaga

Read by Corpang


William Morris


The 13th century Icelandic Völsungasaga is usually read by people studying the Poetic Edda or Wagner's Ring - which obscures the fact i…

Phaedo

Read by Bob Neufeld


Plato


Plato's Phaedo is one of the great dialogues of his middle period, along with the Republic and the Symposium. The Phaedo, which depicts the …

Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 4

Read by John Burlinson


Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus


Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral …

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