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  • The Mabinogion by Sioned Davies
    The Mabinogion (English, Hardback) Sioned Davies

    The Mabinogion is one of the great epics of medieval literature. Weaving together Celtic mythology and Arthurian romance, the eleven Welsh tales include stories of dragons and giants, kings and heroes, and shape-shifters and magicians. This lively translation re-invests the tales with the power of performance.

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  • Finn and Hengest by J. R. R. Tolkien
    Finn and Hengest (English, Old (ca.450-1100), Paperback) J. R. R. Tolkien

    Tolkien's famous translations and lectures on the story of two fifth-century heroes in northern Europe.

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  • The Voynich Manuscript by Raymond Clemens
    The Voynich Manuscript (English, Hardback) Raymond Clemens

    The first authorized copy of this mysterious, much-speculated-upon, one-of-a-kind, centuries-old puzzle. The Voynich Manuscript is produced from new photographs of the entire original and accompanied by expert essays that invite anyone to understand and explore the enigma.

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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 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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  • If Not, Winter: Fragments Of Sappho by Anne Carson
    If Not, Winter: Fragments Of Sappho (Paperback) Anne Carson

    * The definitive and ONLY complete translation of Sappho, by one of the world's greatest living poets

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  • The Divine Comedy by Dante Aligieri
    The Divine Comedy (English, Hardback) Dante Aligieri

    Comprised of three books - Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso - Dante's Divine Comedy follows Dante Alighieri's epic poems follows Dante through the different sections of the afterlife; hell, purgatory, and heaven....

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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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  • Cicero Pro Milone: A Selection by Robert West
    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 Odyssey by Homer
    The Odyssey (English, Hardback) Homer

    "This is a translation of the epic Greek poem by Homer."--Provided by publisher.

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  • OCR Classical Civilisation AS and A Level Component 11 by Sally Knights
    OCR Classical Civilisation AS and A Level Component 11 (Paperback) Sally Knights

    This textbook is endorsed by OCR and supports the specifications for AS and A-Level Classical Civilisation (first teaching September 2017). It covers all three options for Component 11: World of the Hero (Homer's Iliad, Homer's Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid). ...

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  • The Iliad by Homer
    The Iliad (English, Hardback) Homer

    The Iliad tells the story of Greek warrior Achilles' great anger and the tragic death of Hector during the Trojan War, encapsulating the brutality of war. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers, and this new translation is elegant and accurate, respecting the original line numbers, and accompanied by authoritative editorial matter.

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  • Horace Odes: A Selection by John Godwin
    Horace Odes: A Selection (English, Paperback) John Godwin

    This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin A-Level (Group 4) prescription of Horace's Odes, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary for Odes 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.6. A detailed introduction covers the prescribed text to be read in English, placing the poems in their Roman literary context....

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  • Seneca's Letters from a Stoic by Lucius Seneca
    Seneca's Letters from a Stoic (English, Paperback) Lucius Seneca

    Major text of Roman Stoic philosophy examines the rational order of the universe, how to lead a simple life, effects and benefits of misfortune, and the necessity of facing mortality.

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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 Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours by Gregory Nagy
    The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours (English, Hardback) Gregory Nagy

    The ancient Greeks' concept of "the hero" was very different from what we understand by the term today. In 24 installments, based on the Harvard course Gregory Nagy has taught and refined since the 1970s, The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours explores civilization's roots in Classical literature, a lineage that continues to challenge and inspire us.

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  • Tacitus Histories I: A Selection by Benedict Gravell
    Tacitus Histories I: A Selection (English, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Discarded Image by C. S. Lewis
    The Discarded Image (English, Paperback) C. S. Lewis

    Paints a lucid picture of the medieval world view, providing the historical and cultural background to the literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

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