Classics (Antiquity)

Lysistrata (version 2)

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Aristophanes


Lysistrata has had enough. She is tired of the constant war that is ravaging Greece and has come up with a solution: Together with female fr…

The Catiline Conspiracy and the Jugurthine War

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Gaius


The Catiline Conspiracy and the Jugurthine War are the two separate surviving works of the historian commonly known as "Sallust". …

Versio Latina (Homeri Odyssea) Liber VI

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Homer


The Versio Latina, or Latin translation of the works of Homer, has existed since the 14th century, but was first printed, under the name of …

Antigone (Plumptre Translation)

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Sophocles


A powerful artistic protest against tyranny, "Antigone" has been translated and adapted dozens of times, applied over and over thr…

Trips to the Moon

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Lucian Of Samosata


The endeavour of small Greek historians to add interest to their work by magnifying the exploits of their countrymen, and piling wonder upon…

Libro V de la Historia de Heródoto

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Herodotus


Costumbres de los Tracios. Alejandro se venga de los embajadores Persas enviados a Macedonia. Política de Darío con Histieo, s…

Über den Zorn

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


Lucius Annaeus Seneca, genannt Seneca der Jüngere, war ein römischer Philosoph, Dramatiker, Naturforscher, Staatsmann und als Stoi…

Magna Moralia

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Aristotle


Magna Moralia (Ancient Greek: ΗΟΙΚΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΩΝ, English: Great Ethics) discusses topics including friendship, virtue, happiness and God. It is…

Stories from Virgil

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Alfred John Church


Alfred J. Church created 26 stories from the original Greek version of Virgil's Aeneid. He included well-known ones, such as "The Horse…

Alcestis

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Euripides


Alcestis is the earliest surviving play by Euripides. Alcestis, the devoted wife of King Admetus, has agreed to die in his place, and at the…

The Odyssey (Book 6)

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Homer


Nausicaa, daughter of Alcinous, king of the Phaeacians, is asleep when Athena comes to her to suggest that she go down to the river the next…

Die Briefe des Apostels Paulus (Auswahl)

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Lutherbibel


Die Briefe des Apostels Paulus nach der Lutherbibel von 1912. (Römer; Galater; Epheser; 1. Thessalonicher; 2. Thessalonicher; 1. Timoth…

Philoctetes

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Sophocles


Sophocles' play recounts an episode from the Trojan War, in which the wily Odysseus and Achilles' son Neoptolemus travel to a remote island …

Ajax (Campbell Translation)

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Sophocles


Ajax is a Greek tragedy written in the 5th century BC. The date of Ajax's first performance is unknown and may never be found, but most scho…

The Eclogues

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Virgil


This book of poems, written between 42 en 39 BC, was a bestseller in ancient Rome, and still holds a fascination today. Held to be divinely …

De Rerum Natura

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Titus Lucretius Carus


An exposition of Epicurus atomic theory and the ethical tenets based upon it. Drawing upon this materialist philosophy, Lucretius cites the …

The Book of Good Counsels - From the Sanskrit of the "Hitopadesa"

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Sir Edwin Arnold


The term ‘Hitopadesha’ is a combination of two Sanskrit terms, ‘Hita’ (welfare/ benefit) and ‘Upadesha’ (counsel). As the term suggests, The…

Agamemnon (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…

The Satyricon

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Gaius Petronius Arbiter


Satyricon (or Satyrica) is a Latin work of fiction in a mixture of prose and poetry. It is believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius,…

The Polity of the Athenians and the Lacedaemonians (Spartans)

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Xenophon


The Polity of the Lacedaemonians talks about the laws and institutions created by Lycurgus, which train and develop Spartan citizens from bi…

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