Ancient

On the Parts of Animals

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Aristotle


On the Parts of Animals (Greek: ΠΕΡΙ ΖΩΩΝ ΜΟΡΙΩΝ; Latin: De Partibus Animalium) by Aristotle (ΑΡΙΣΤΟΤΕΛΗΣ). The first book asks whether anim…

Vairagya Shatakam

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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 Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (1917 edition)

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Patanjali


The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are in themselves exceedingly brief, less than ten pages of large type in the original. Yet they contain the es…

A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus with the Encheiridion

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Epictetus


Selection of text from the four-volume work by Epictetus commonly referred to as the Discourses. The sections are mostly quite short but pac…

The Characters Of Theophrastus

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Theophrastus


Theophrastus ( c. 371 – c. 287 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher, successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic School. He wrote on many to…

On Benefits (De Beneficiis)

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


De Beneficiis (English: On Benefits) is one of the moral essays composed by Seneca, Roman author of the 1st century CE. It deals with Stoic …

The 'Sacred' Kurral of Tiruvalluva-Nayanar

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Thiruvalluvar and Thiruvalluvartranslated Byg. U. Pope


Tirukkural (holy couplet) is believed to be written more than 2000 years ago by sage Thiruvalluvar.This is a metric translation by Rev. G.U.…

Trostschrift an seine Mutter Helvia

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


Veröffentlicht 1867.Lucius Annaeus Seneca, genannt Seneca der Jüngere, war ein römischer Philosoph, Dramatiker, Naturforscher…

Lorenzo Scupoli - The Spiritual Combat, The Peace of the Soul, The Happiness of…


Lorenzo Scupoli


Lorenzo Scupoli - The Spiritual Combat, The Peace of the Soul, The Happiness of the Heart which Dies to Itself in Order to Live To God by Lo…

Marius the Epicurean, Volume 2

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Walter Pater


The conclusion of Pater's historico-philosophical novel about a young Roman nobleman's search for purpose and meaning. Set in the time of Ca…

The Six Books of Proclus, the Platonic Successor, on the Theology of Plato

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Proclus and Thomas Taylor


The Six books of Proclus, the Platonic successor, on The Theology of Plato (Greek: ΠΕΡΙ ΤΗΣ ΚΑΤΑ ΠΛΑΤΩΝΑ ΘΕΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ; Latin: Theologia Platoni…

Octavius

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Marcus Minucius Felix


This ancient Roman dialogue plays out as a religious debate between the Christian lawyer Octavius, and his close friend, a skeptical pagan n…

A Critical History of Greek Philosophy

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Walter Terence Stace


This book contains the substance, and for the most part the words, of a course of public lectures delivered during the first three months of…

On the Nature of Things (Munro translation)

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Titus Lucretius Carus


Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 99-55 BC), the author of "De Rerum Natura" or "On the Nature of Things," was a Roman poet and …

Plato's Definitions and Epigrams / Πλάτωνος Ὅροι καὶ Ἐπιγράμματα

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Plato


Definitions is a dictionary of 184 terms, originated in Plato’s Academy. Until late antiquity Plato was named as the author of this work, bu…

Discourses of Epictetus

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Epictetus


Philosophical discourses of Epictetus as recorded by his affectionate student, Arrian. One main precept expounded is that we do not fear eve…

Generation of Animals

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Aristotle


Generation of Animals (or On the Generation of Animals; Greek: Περὶ ζῴων γενέσεως (Peri Zoion Geneseos); Latin: De Generatione Animalium) …

A Short History of Greek Philosophy

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John Marshall


History of Ancient Greek philosophy from pre-Socratics to Aristotle and on to the Sceptics and the Stoics. - Summary by Peter Tucker

Movement & Progression of Animals

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Aristotle


Movement of Animals (or On the Motion of Animals; Greek Περὶ ζῴων κινήσεως; Latin De Motu Animalium) begins with a discussion of the physics…

The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. Part 4. Adonis Attis Osiris. V…

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James Frazer


The sixth volume in the Golden Bough. Frazer continues into the second part of the compilation of analogies dealing with the recurring theme…

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