Classics (Antiquity)

The Annals Vol 3

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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…

Philebus

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Plato


Philebus (ΦΙΛΗΒΟΣ) discusses pleasure, wisdom, soul and God. (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards)

Sappho: A New Rendering

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Sappho


Sappho lived in the Greek-speaking Aeolian islands off the coast of Turkey. She is one of the very few female poets from antiquity. Although…

Apology of Socrates (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…

Eryxias

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Plato


Eryxias (ΕΡΥΞΙΑΣ) may not have been written by Plato (ΠΛΑΤΩΝ). The dialogue discusses whether wealth has value and what the aim of philosoph…

The Frogs

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Aristophanes


Athens is in a sorry state of affairs. The great tragedian, Euripides, is dead, and Dionysus, the god of the theater, has to listen to third…

Hippolytus

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Euripides


Eurpides' tragedy tells of Theseus' chaste son Hippolytus, who refuses to worship Aphrodite in favor of Artemis. Aphrodite gets revenge by c…

Moral letters to Lucilius (Epistulae morales ad Lucilium)

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


Seneca the Younger’s letters to his friend, Lucilius Junior, appear to have been written with a broad audience in mind. These letters introd…

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…

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…

Handbüchlein der stoischen Moral

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Epictetus


Encheiridion, stoische Regeln für ein zufriedenes Leben. Knapp und ausgezeichnet. Geschrieben von Epiktet (ca. 50-138). Übersetzun…

Heroides

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Publius (Ovid) Ovidius Naso


The Heroides, also known as the Heroines, the Letters of the Heroines or simply as Epistles are a very famous collection of poems by Ovid, …

The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel

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C. F. W. Walther


From September 12, 1884 through November 6, 1885, C.F.W. Walther delivered a series of 39 Friday evening lectures to his students at Concord…

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 …

Vom glückseligen Leben

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


Veröffentlicht 1867. Eine stoische Anleitung zum Leben. Knapp und gut geschrieben.(Summary by redaer)

Treatises On Friendship And Old Age

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Marcus Tullius Cicero


Friendship. Old Age. Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC) was a Roman statesman, orator, lawyer, and philosopher. He is considered one …

Lysistrata

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Aristophanes


Lysistrata read by a group of college students. First performed in classical Athens c. 411 B.C.E., Aristophanes’ “Lysistrata” is the origina…

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…

Oedipus Rex (Murray Translation)

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Sophocles


"Oedipus Rex" (Ancient Greek: Οἰδίπους Τύραννος, Oidipous Tyrannos), also known as "Oedipus the King" or "Oedipus t…

The Argonautica

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Apollonius Rhodius


The story of how Jason and a group of famous heroes of Greece took to sea in the Argos has been told many times, before and after Apollonius…

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