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  • Meditations
    Meditations (English, Hardback) Marcus Aurelius

    Offers a range of spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. This book covers diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods and emotions.

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  • On the Shortness of Life
    On the Shortness of Life (English, Paperback) Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living and the importance of reason and morality and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.

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  • The Iliad
    The Iliad (English, Hardback) Homer

    Centres on the critical events in the last year of the Trojan War, which lead to Achilleus' killing of Hektor and determine the fate of Troy. This book presents a universal and tragic view of the world, of human life lived under the shadow of suffering and death, set against a vast and largely unpitying divine background.

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  • The Art of Happiness
    The Art of Happiness (English, Paperback) Epicurus

    Offers teachings of Epicurus - about life and death, religion and science, physical sensation, happiness, morality, and friendship-attracted legions of adherents throughout the ancient Mediterranean world and deeply influenced later European thought. This volume includes all of his extant writings - his letters, doctrines, and Vatican sayings.

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  • The Nicomachean Ethics
    The Nicomachean Ethics (English, Paperback) Aristotle

    In the Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle examines the nature of happiness, which he defines as a specially good kind of life. He considers the nature of practical reasoning, friendship, and the role and importance of the moral virtues in the best life. This new edition features a revised translation and valuable new introduction and notes.

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  • Of Human Freedom
    Of Human Freedom (English, Paperback) Epictetus

    A practical guide to moral self-improvement and living a good life. It tackles questions of freedom and imprisonment, stubbornness and fear, family, friendship and love, and leaves an intriguing document of daily life in the classical world.

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  • Roots of Yoga
    Roots of Yoga (English, Paperback) James Mallinson, Mark Singleton

    The first single, reliable collection of primary material from the source traditions of yoga...

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  • The Republic - the Influential Classic
    The Republic - the Influential Classic (English, Hardback) Plato

    The newest deluxe edition in the bestselling Capstone Classics Series This ancient classic has had a make-over. In recent years these Capstone Classic deluxe editions have caught the book buying public's imagination.

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  • The Odyssey
    The Odyssey (English, Hardback) Homer

    Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - shipwrecks, battles, monsters and the implacable enmity of the sea-god Poseidon - Odysseus must use his wit and native cunning if he is to reach his homeland safely and overcome the obstacles that, even there, await him.

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  • Metamorphoses
    Metamorphoses (English, Hardback) Ovid

    Beginning with the creation of the world and ending with the deification of Augustus, this book interweaves many of the best-known myths and legends of Ancient Greece and Rome, including Daedalus and Icarus, Pyramus and Thisbe, Pygmalion, Perseus and Andromeda, and the fall of Troy.

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  • Medea and Other Plays
    Medea and Other Plays (English, Paperback) Euripides

    Euripides was one of the most popular and controversial of all Greek tragedians, and his plays are marked by an independence of thought, ingenious dramatic devices, and a subtle variety of register and mood. He is also remarkable for the prominence he gave to female characters, whether heroines of virtue or vice. This new translation does full justice to Euripides's range of tone and gift of...

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  • Stung with Love: Poems and Fragments of Sappho
    Stung with Love: Poems and Fragments of Sappho (English, Paperback) Sappho

    150 years after Homer's Iliad, Sappho lived on the island of Lesbos, west off the coast of Turkey. Little remains of her writings, which are said to have filled nine papyrus rolls in the great library at Alexandria some 500 years after her death. This title covers this surviving texts that consists of fragmented body of lyric poetry.

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  • The Age of Alexander
    The Age of Alexander (English, Paperback) Plutarch

    Offers a collection of ten biographies that spans the period from the start of the fourth century BC to the early third, and covers some of the most important figures in Greek history, such as the orator Demosthenes and Alexander the Great, as well as lesser known figures such as Plato's pupil Dion of Syracuse.

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  • Cicero Pro Milone: A Selection
    Cicero Pro Milone: A Selection (English, Paperback) Robert West

    This is the OCR-endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Cicero's pro Milone sections 24?32, 34?35 and 43?52, and the A-Level (Group 2) prescription of sections 53?64 (to defendere) and 72?80, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary, with a detailed introduction that also covers the prescribed text to be read in English for A Level....

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  • The Eudemian Ethics
    The Eudemian Ethics (English, Paperback) Aristotle

    The Eudemian Ethics is a major treatise on moral philosophy whose central concern is what makes life worth living. This is the first time it has been published in its entirety in any modern language. Anthony Kenny's fine translation is accompanied by a lucid introduction and explanatory notes.

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  • Discourses and Selected Writings
    Discourses and Selected Writings (English, Paperback) Epictetus

    Epictetus, a Greek stoic and freed slave, ran a thriving philosophy school in Nicropolis in the early second century AD. Together with the "Enchiridion", a manual of his main ideas, this book argues that happiness lies in learning to perceive exactly what is in our power to change and what is not.

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  • Humanism and the Latin Classics
    Humanism and the Latin Classics (Multiple languages, Hardback) Aldus Manutius

    Aldus Manutius (c. 1451?1515) was the most important scholarly publisher of the Renaissance. His Aldine Press was responsible for more first editions of classical literature, philosophy, and science than any other publisher before or since. This volume presents Aldus's prefaces to Latin classics and modern humanist writers, translated into English.

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  • Agricola and Germania
    Agricola and Germania (English, Paperback) Cornelius Tacitus

    Presents a portrait of Julius Agricola - the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus' well-loved and respected father-in-law. This title offers fascinating descriptions of the geography, climate and people of the country, and an account of the early stages of the Roman occupation of Britain.

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  • Early Greek Philosophy, Volume VII - Later Ionian and Athenian Thinkers, Part 2
    Early Greek Philosophy, Volume VII - Later Ionian and Athenian Thinkers, Part 2 (Multiple languages, Hardback) Andre Laks

    Volume VII of the nine-volume Loeb edition of Early Greek Philosophy includes the atomists Leucippus and Democritus.

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  • Great Dialogues of Plato
    Great Dialogues of Plato (English, Paperback) Plato

    Plato is philosophy, and philosophy, Plato.?Emerson...

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