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  • The Elements of Theology by Proclus
    The Elements of Theology (Multiple languages, Paperback) Proclus

    The text of Proclus' most famous work, based on a personal examination of some 40 manuscripts, is presented here together with a critical analysis, an English translation, and a philosophical and linguistic commentary.

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  • The Beowulf Manuscript by R. D. Fulk
    The Beowulf Manuscript (English, Hardback) R. D. Fulk

    "Beowulf" is one of the finest works of vernacular literature from the European Middle Ages and as such is a fitting title to head the Old English family of texts published in the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library. This title provides readers as well as established scholars with fresh insights into "Beowulf", and the four other texts.

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  • The Penguin Classics Book by Henry Eliot
    The Penguin Classics Book (English, Hardback) Henry Eliot

    **Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year**...

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  • The History of William Marshal by Nigel Bryant
    The History of William Marshal (English, Paperback) Nigel Bryant

    The career of William Marshal (1146/7-12), who rose from being the penniless, landless younger son of a middle-ranking nobleman to be regent of England in the minority of Henry III, is one of the most extraordinary stories of the Middle Ages. His biography was completed shortly after his death by a household minstrel and we are fortunate that it su

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  • Antigone's Claim by Judith Butler
    Antigone's Claim (English, Paperback) Judith Butler

    Antigone, the insurgent from Sophocles's Oedipus, has long been a feminist icon of defiance. This book redefines Antigone's legacy, recovering her significance and liberating it for a progressive feminism and sexual politics. It reconceptualizes the incest taboo in relation to kinship - and open up the concept of kinship to cultural change.

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  • Sappho by Sappho
    Sappho (English, Paperback) Sappho

    A collection of poems that presents the woman whom the Greeks consider to be their greatest lyric poet.

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  • The Arthur of the Italians by F. Regina Psaki
    The Arthur of the Italians (English, Paperback) F. Regina Psaki

    The Arthurian legend in medieval and Renaissance Italy is the focus of this new collaborative history.

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  • The Art of Rhetoric by Aristotle
    The Art of Rhetoric (English, Paperback) Aristotle

    HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics...

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  • The Aeneid by Virgil
    The Aeneid (English, Paperback) Virgil

    Tells the story of an epic voyage in which Aeneas crosses stormy seas, becomes entangled in a tragic love affair with Dido of Cathage, descends to the world of the dead - all the way tormented by the vengeful Juno, Queen of the Gods - and finally reaches Italy, where he will fulfil his destiny: to found the Roman people.

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  • Orkneyinga Saga by Hermann Palsson
    Orkneyinga Saga (English, Paperback) Hermann Palsson

    This is the story of the Orkneymen of Norwegian extraction who established an Earldom of Norway in the Northern Scottish Isles a thousand years ago, and whose descendants held sway over the Hebrides and Northern Mainland of Scotland for several centuries.

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  • Ovid Amores II: A Selection by Alfred Artley
    Ovid Amores II: A Selection (English, Paperback) Alfred Artley

    This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin A-Level (Group 4) prescription of Ovid's Amores, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary for Amores 2.2, 2.4, 2.6, 2.10, 2.12. A detailed introduction covers the prescribed text to be read in English, placing the poems in their Roman literary context....

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  • Petrarch by Christopher S. Celenza
    Petrarch (English, Hardback) Christopher S. Celenza

    Christopher S. Celenza provides the first general account of Italian poet Francesco Petrarca's life and work in over thirty years. Petrarch: Everywhere a Wanderer is a revealing portrait of a figure of paradoxes: a man of mystique, historical importance and endless fascination.

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  • Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction by Helen Morales
    Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Helen Morales

    This book goes beyond a simple retelling of stories to explore the rich history and diverse interpretations of classical mythology. Examining how the myths are used and understood in both high art and popular culture, it takes the reader from the bedrooms of Pompeii to skyscrapers in New York, and finds classical myths in a variety of unexpected places: from Arabic poetry and Hollywood films to...

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  • A Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse by Richard Hamer
    A Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse (English, Paperback) Richard Hamer

    Contains the old English texts of all the major short poems. This anthology provides a window into the mind and culture of the Anglo-Saxons.

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  • The Histories by Herodotus
    The Histories (English, Paperback) Herodotus

    Describes how a small and quarrelsome band of Greek city states united to repel the might of the Persian empire. Frequently giving rise to colorful digressions, this book blends fact and legend to offer a compelling Greek view of the world of the fifth century BC.

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  • Aristophanes: Peace by Ian C. Storey
    Aristophanes: Peace (English, Paperback) Ian C. Storey

    This work for advanced literature students and scholars requires no knowledge of Greek. The book explores Peace, a play by Aristophanes in the genre of Old Comedy, looking at its historical background, context, themes, and staging. The book contains a glossary, plus b&w historical art and maps. Annotation ©2019 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

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  • Inferno by Dante Alighieri
    Inferno (English, Paperback) Dante Alighieri

    A translation that describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as a guide. It depicts a cruel underworld in which desperate figures are condemned to eternal damnation for committing one or more of seven deadly sins. It also includes explanatory notes and illustrations showing the different layers of hell.

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  • The Poetic Edda by Carolyne Larrington
    The Poetic Edda (English, Paperback) Carolyne Larrington

    A fully revised translation of the great collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as the Poetic Edda, containing the narratives of the creation of the world and the coming of Ragnarok, the Doom of the Gods. Gods, giants, and human heroes populate the poems. This edition includes three new poems.

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  • Cicero by Kathryn Tempest
    Cicero (English, Paperback) Kathryn Tempest

    Originally published: London; New York: Continuum, 2011.

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  • The Tain by Louis Le Brocquy
    The Tain (English, Paperback) Louis Le Brocquy

    "The T 'ain B 'o Cuailnge", centre-piece of the 8th century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's greatest epic. This translation is based on the partial texts in two medieval manuscripts, with elements from other versions, and adds a group of related stories which prepare for the T 'ain.

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