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The Aeneid of Virgil (Version 2)

Read by George Allen


Virgil


The Aeneid is a Latin epic written by Virgil in the 1st century BC that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who traveled to Italy,…

On the Nature of Things (Leonard translation)

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Titus Lucretius Carus


On the Nature of Things, written in the first century BCE by Titus Lucretius Carus, is one of the principle expositions on Epicurean philoso…

Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 4

Read by John Burlinson


Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus


Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral …

Agricola

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Publius Cornelius Tacitus


The Agricola (Latin: De vita et moribus Iulii Agricolae, lit. On the life and character of Julius Agricola) is a book by the Roman historian…

The Philippics

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Marcus Tullius Cicero


A philippic is a fiery, damning speech delivered to condemn a particular political actor. The term originates with Demosthenes, who delivere…

Four Discourses Against The Arians

Read by Jonathan Lange


Athanasius of Alexandria


In spite of Nicea's condemnation of Arius in 325, Arianism was far from dead. For decades after Nicea, political intrigue and personality cl…

O Mulato

Read by Adriana Sacciotto


Aluísio Azevedo


Marco do Naturalismo no Brasil, O Mulato foi o segundo romance de Aluísio Azevedo, publicado em 1881. Retrata um pouco do racismo da …

Kriton

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Plato


Kriton by Platon (428/427 v. Chr. – 348/347 v. Chr.). Übersetzung durch Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher (1768-1834) von 1818. De…

Seven Against Thebes

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Aeschylus


In this, the only extant tragedy from Aeschylus' trilogy about the House of Oedipus, Thebes is under siege from Polynices, a former prince o…

Fábulas, volume 2

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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 …

Charmides

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Plato


Charmides (Χαρμίδης) discusses the virtue of temperance. (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards)

Oedipus at Colonus (Storr Translation)

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Sophocles


This is the second installment in Sophocles's Theban Plays that chronicles the tragic fates of Oedipus and his family. After fulfilling the…

Works and Days, The Theogony, and The Shield of Heracles

Read by Arthur Krolman


Hesiod and Hesiodtranslated Byhugh Gerard Evelyn-White


Works and Days provides advice on agrarian matters and personal conduct. The Theogony explains the ancestry of the gods. The Shield of Herac…

Lesser Hippias

Read by Kevin Johnson


Plato


This work may not be by Plato, or his entirely, but Jowett has offered his sublime translation, and seems to lean towards including it in th…

Statesman

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Plato


Statesman (Ancient Greek: Πολιτικός) discusses God's role in maintaining the universe and describes the statesman as a good shepherd who pro…

De Bello Gallico Libri Septem

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Gaius Julius Caesar


In this book the famous Gaius Julius Caesar himself describes the seven years of his war in Gaul. When Caesar got proconsul of Gallia and Il…

The Trojan Women (Murray Translation)

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Euripides


Euripides' play follows the fates of the women of Troy after their city has been sacked, their husbands killed, and as their remaining famil…

Lysis

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Plato


Lysis (Λύσις) discusses friendship and love between the good and bad. (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards)

The Bacchae

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Euripides


The tragedy is based on the mythological story of King Pentheus of Thebes and his mother Agavë, and their punishment by the god Dionysu…

Homeric Hymns, Epigrams, and The Battle of Frogs and Mice

Read by Arthur Krolman


Homer


Homeric Hymns are thirty-three poems each paying homage to a certain Greek god. Only a few of the poems are more than 250 lines while the re…

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