Classics (Antiquity)

Gloria, Parte 1

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Benito Pérez Galdós


"Gloria" es una novela que relata las costumbres católicas de los españoles desde épocas remotas, especialmen…

The Memorable Thoughts of Socrates

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Xenophon


Xenophon's best memorial of his old guide, philosopher, and friend is this work, in which Xenophon brought together in simple and direct for…

The Furies (Morshead Translation)

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Aeschylus


The Oresteia is a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus concerning the end of the curse on the House of Atreus. The name derives f…

Geschichte des Peloponnesischen Kriegs

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Thucydides


Thukydides beschrieb den Peloponnesischen Krieg (431 bis 404 v. Chr.) zwischen dem von Athen geführten Attischen Seebund und dem Pelopo…

The Fables of Phaedrus

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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…

Agamemnon (Browning Translation)

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Aeschylus


The play Agamemnon details the homecoming of Agamemnon, King of Argos, from the Trojan War. Waiting at home for him is his wife, Clytemnestr…

Philoctetes (Campbell Translation)

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Sophocles


Philoctetes is a play by Sophocles (Aeschylus and Euripides also each wrote a Philoctetes but theirs have not survived). The play was writte…

The Acharnians (Billson Translation)

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Aristophanes


Loaded with cryptic, nearly indecipherable inside jokes and double entendres, this early comedy of Aristophanes has a simple, anti-war premi…

The Libation-Bearers (Morshead Translation)

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Aeschylus


The Oresteia is a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus concerning the end of the curse on the House of Atreus. The name derives f…

Satires

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Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis


Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis, known in English as Juvenal, was a Roman poet active in the late 1st and early 2nd century AD. The details of the …

Quatrains of Omar Khayyam of Nishapur

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Omar Khayyám


In 1906, Eben Francis Thompson,scholar and poet, published a limited edition of his translation of the Quatrains of Omar Khayyam. This editi…

The Fasti

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Publius (Ovid) Ovidius Naso


The Fasti is a Latin poem in six books, written by Ovid and believed to have been published in 8 AD. The Fasti is organized according to th…

Oedipus at Colonus (Jebb Translation)

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Sophocles


"Oedipus at Colonus" (also Oedipus Coloneus, Ancient Greek: Οἰδίπους ἐπὶ Κολωνῷ, Oidipous epi Kolōnō) is one of the three Theban p…

Von der Muße des Weisen (De Otio)

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


De Otio, ist ein philosophischer Dialog. Darin äußert sich Seneca über seine Ansichten bezüglich des otium, wobei die &…

The Suppliant Maidens (Morshead Translation)

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Aeschylus


The Suppliants, also called The Suppliant Maidens, or The Suppliant Women, is a play by Aeschylus. It was probably first performed sometime …

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…

Medea (Way Translation)

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Euripides


Medea is an ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides, based upon the myth of Jason and Medea and first produced in 431 BCE. The plot cente…

The White Elephant And Other Tales from Old India Retold

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Georgene Faulkner


This book is a collection of short stories from India. - Summary by sid

Iphigenie in Aulis

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Euripides


Iphigenie in Aulis übersetzt aus dem Euripides von Friedrich von Schiller. Die Gesinnungen in diesem Stücke sind groß und …

Ars Poetica and Carmen Saeculare

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Quintus Horatius Flaccus


The Ars Poetica, by Horace, also known as Epistula ad Pisones, is a treatise on poetry written in the form of a letter, and published around…

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