Classics (Antiquity)

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…

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…

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 …

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…

On Christian Doctrine

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Saint Augustine of Hippo


De doctrina Christiana, On Christian Doctrine, is a famous treatise by Augustine of Hippo, consisting of four books that describe how to int…

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…

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 …

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 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…

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…

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, …

Vom glückseligen Leben

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


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

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…

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…

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 original…

The Lausiac History

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Palladius


The Lausiac History (Historia Lausiaca) is a seminal work archiving the Desert Fathers (early Christian monks who lived in the Egyptian dese…

A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, or the Causes of Corrupt Eloquence

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Publius Cornelius Tacitus


The scene of the Dialogus de Oratoribus, as this work is commonly known, is laid in the sixth year of Vespasian, 75 a.D. The commentators ar…

Libro VI de la Historia de Heródoto

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Herodotus


Histieo continúa induciendo a los Jonios a batirse contra los Persas. Derrota de la armada jonia y toma de Mileto. La armada persa se…

Mark Aurels Selbstgespräche

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Marcus Aurelius


Der Stoiker Marc Aurel regierte von 161 bis 180 das römische Reich. In seinen Selbstgesprächen (Τὰ εἰς ἑαυτόν, wörtlich "…

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