Classics (Antiquity)

On Interpretation

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Aristotle


Aristotle's On Interpretation (Greek Περὶ Ἑρμηνείας or Peri Hermeneias) or De Interpretatione (the Latin title) is the second of Aristotle's…

Anabasis

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Xenophon


Xenophon the Athenian was born 431 B.C. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans, and was exiled from Athens. Sparta gave hi…

Antigone

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Sophocles


This is the final installment in Sophocles' Theban Plays, following Oedipus Rex and Oedipus at Colonus. Oedipus's daughter Antigone deliber…

Gorgias

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Plato


This dialogue brings Socrates face to face with the famous sophist Gorgias and his followers. It is a work likely completed around the time …

Ten Books on Architecture

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Marcus Vitruvius Pollio


On Architecture is a treatise on architecture written by the Roman architect Vitruvius and dedicated to his patron, the emperor Caesar Augus…

Critias

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Plato


This is an incomplete dialogue from the late period of Plato's life. Plato most likely created it after Republic and it contains the famous …

Los Nibelungos

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Anonymoustranslated Byantonio Fernandez Merino and Unknowntranslated Byantonio Fernandez Merino


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 Morals (Moralia), Book 1

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Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus


The Moralia (or The morals or Matters relating to customs and mores) is a work by the 1st-century Greek scholar Plutarch of Chaeronea. It is…

Libro II de la Historia de Heródoto

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Herodotus


Las Historias (en griego antiguo ἱστορίαι historíai 'aproximaciones, investigaciones') de Heródoto de Halicarnaso (484–despu&e…

Stories of Old Greece and Rome

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Emilie Kip Baker


The Stories of Old Greece and Rome is an easy to read summary of all of the famous and not so famous Greek and Roman mythological stories. A…

The Natural History Volume 1

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Pliny the Elder


Naturalis Historia (Latin for "Natural History") is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77-79 by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the …

The Odyssey (Version 3)

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Homer


The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other Homeric epic.…

Ion

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Plato


In Plato's ION, Socrates questions Ion, whether he should really claim laud and glory for his 'rhapsodic' recitals of Homer's poetry. —Descr…

De Anima

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Aristotle


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

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,…

Posterior Analytics

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Aristotle


Posterior Analytics is the fourth of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon ("Instrument"). Po…

Ilias

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Homer


Ilias von Homer (vermutlich gegen Ende des 8. Jahrhunderts v. Chr.). Ein herrliches Epos, welches viele Erkenntnisse über die mensch…

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 …

Medea

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Euripides


Euripides' tragedy focuses on the disintegration of the relationship between Jason, the hero who captured the Golden Fleece, and Medea, the …

Parva Naturalia

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Aristotle


Parva Naturalia [the "short treatises on nature" (a conventional Latin title first used by Giles of Rome)] is a collection of book…

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