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Protagoras

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Plato


Jowett, in his always informative introduction, sees this dialogue as transitional between the early and middle dialogues. Socrates meets wi…

Lesser Hippias

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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…

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 …

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 …

Troilus and Criseyde

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Geoffrey Chaucer


Troilus and Criseyde is a poem by Geoffrey Chaucer which re-tells in Middle English the tragic story of the lovers Troilus and Criseyde set …

Alcibiades I

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Plato


As Jowett relates in his brilliant introduction, 95% of Plato's writing is certain and his reputation rests soundly on this foundation. The …

The Vikings

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Allen Mawer


This is a concise history of the Vikings by Allen Mawer, MA, Professor of English Language and Literature in Armstrong College, University o…

Editorials from The Dial magazine, Volume 66

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Martyn Johnson


Editorials published in Volume 66 of The Dial magazine, a fortnightly political and literary review. The source available to us features iss…

Waiting Around by Burges Johnson

In The Junior Classics Volume 10 Part 1: Poems Old and New

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William Patten


The order of the poems has been arranged according to age from first through eight grade. The collection of poems in part 1 begins with the …