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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    Meditations (English, Paperback) Marcus Aurelius

    A series of reflections, strongly influenced by Epictetus, which represent a Stoic outlook on life. It offers a range of fascinating spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe.

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  • On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
    On the Shortness of Life (English, Paperback) 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 Aeneid by Virgil
    The Aeneid (English, Paperback) Virgil

    Inspired by Homer and inspiration for Dante and Milton, the Aeneid is an immortal poem at the heart of Western life and culture. Virgil took Aeneas as his hero and in telling a story of dispossession and defeat, love and war, he portrayed human life in all its nobility and suffering.

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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    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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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    Meditations (English, Paperback) Marcus Aurelius

    The Mediations of the great Roman philosopher-emperor Marcus Aurelius are simple yet profound works of stoic philosophy that continue to offer guidance and consolation to many with their eloquence, wisdom and humility.

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  • The Art of Happiness by Epicurus
    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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  • Illustrated Norse Myths by Alex Frith
    Illustrated Norse Myths (Hardback) Alex Frith, Louie Stowell

    A brand-new collection of Viking myths that tell the story of the Norse gods from creation to the story of how the world will end, including Odin's quest for wisdom, the battles of Thor the thunder god, and the tale of Sigurd the Dragonslayer and the curs. Beautifully bound with head and tail bands and a ribbon marker.

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  • Stung with Love: Poems and Fragments of Sappho by 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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  • Tacitus Histories I: A Selection by Benedict Gravell
    Tacitus Histories I: A Selection (Multiple languages, Paperback) Benedict Gravell

    This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Histories Book I sections 4 (finis Neronis ...) to 7, 12?14, 17?23 and 26, and the A-Level (Group 2) prescription of Histories Book I sections 27?36, 39?44 and 49, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary, with a detailed introduction that also covers the prescribed text to be...

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  • Tacitus Annals I: A Selection by Katharine Radice
    Tacitus Annals I: A Selection (English, Paperback) Katharine Radice

    The official publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS prescription ofAnnals Book I sections 16-30 and the A-level prescription of Annals Book I sections 3-7, 11-14 and 46-49, 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 Nature of Things by Lucretius
    The Nature of Things (English, Paperback) Lucretius

    A poem that demonstrates to humanity that in death there is nothing to fear since the soul is mortal, and the world and everything in it is governed by the mechanical laws of nature and not by gods; and that by believing this men can live in peace of mind and happiness.

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  • The Mighty Dead by Adam Nicolson
    The Mighty Dead (Paperback) Adam Nicolson

    Longlisted for the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction `A thrilling and complex book, enlarges our view of Homer ... There's something that hits the mark on every page' Claire Tomalin, Books of the Year, New Statesman

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  • Metamorphoses by Ovid
    Metamorphoses (English, Paperback) Ovid

    Ovid's witty and exuberant epic starts with the creation of the world and brings together a series of ingeniously linked Greek and Roman myths and legends in which men and women are transformed, often by love - into flowers, trees, stones and stars.

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  • The Three Theban Plays by Sophocles
    The Three Theban Plays (Multiple languages, Paperback) Sophocles

    Free when packaged with any Damrosch World Literature title.

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  • The Republic by Plato
    The Republic (English, Paperback) Plato

    Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors, this book is an enquiry into the notion of a perfect community and the ideal individual within it. It addresses the purpose of education and the role of both women and men as 'guardians' of the people.

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  • Medea and Other Plays by Euripides
    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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  • The Iliad by Homer
    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 Oresteia by Aeschylus
    The Oresteia (Multiple languages, Paperback) Aeschylus

    A king's decision to sacrifice his daughter and turn the tide of war inflicts lasting damage on his family, culminating in a terrible act of retribution.

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  • Antigone by Sophocles
    Antigone (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    Tells the story of Greek tragedy's most intrepid heroine.

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  • Cicero Philippic II: A Selection by Christopher Tanfield
    Cicero Philippic II: A Selection (Multiple languages, Paperback) Christopher Tanfield

    This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Cicero's Philippic II sections 44?50 (? viri tui similis esses) and 78 (C. Caesari ex Hispania redeunti?)?92, and the A-Level (Group 2) prescription of sections 100?119, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary, with a detailed introduction that also covers the prescribed text...

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