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  • Everyman and Mankind by Douglas Bruster
    Everyman and Mankind (English, Paperback) Douglas Bruster

    Everyman and Mankind are morality plays that mark the turn of the medieval period to the early modern, with their focus on the individual. Both plays are modernised here with full on-page commentaries, a detailed, illustrated introduction and all the scholarly qualities associated with Arden editions

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  • Cicero Philippic II: A Selection by Christopher Tanfield
    Cicero Philippic II: A Selection (English, 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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  • The Mabinogion by Sioned Davies
    The Mabinogion (English, Paperback) Sioned Davies

    The 11 tales of the Mabinogion combine Celtic mythology and Arthurian romance. This new translation recreates the storytelling world of medieval Wales and re-invests the tales with the power of performance.

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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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  • Njal's Saga by Leifur Eiricksson
    Njal's Saga (English, Paperback) Leifur Eiricksson, Robert Cook

    Set around the time of Iceland's conversion to Christianity, this saga follows a 50 year blood-feud. The narrative focuses on Njal Thorgeirsson who, along with his family, is burnt alive in his home. The saga exposes the cathatic power of vengance and inadequacy of the law.

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

    This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 3) prescription of Horace's Satires, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary for Satires 1.1 lines 1?12, 28?100; 1.3 lines 25?75; and 2.2 lines 1?30, 70?111. A detailed introduction places the poems in their Roman literary context....

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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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  • 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 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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  • Ovid Unseens by Mathew Owen
    Ovid Unseens (English, Paperback) Mathew Owen

    Ovid Unseens provides a bank of 80 practice passages of Latin verse, half elegiac and half hexameter....

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  • Virgil Aeneid X: A Selection by Christopher Tanfield
    Virgil Aeneid X: A Selection (English, Paperback) Christopher Tanfield

    This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin A-level prescription of Virgil'sAeneid X, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary for lines 215-250, 260-307, 362-399 and 426-542. A detailed introduction covers the prescribed text to be read in English for A-level.

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  • The Agamemnon of Aeschylus by David Raeburn
    The Agamemnon of Aeschylus (English, Paperback) David Raeburn, Oliver Thomas

    This commentary on Aeschylus' Agamemnon offers the reader a thorough introduction, extensive notes, and separate sections which explore Aeschylus' use of theatrical resources, an analysis of his distinctive poetic style and use of imagery, and an outline of the transmission of the play from 458 BC to the first printed editions.

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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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  • The Gallic War by Julius Caesar
    The Gallic War (English, Paperback) Julius Caesar

    The Gallic War, published on the eve of the civil war which led to the end of the Roman Republic, is an autobiographical account written by one of the most famous figures of European history. This new translation reflects the purity of Caesar's Latin while preserving the pace and flow of his momentous narrative of the conquest of Gaul and the first Roman invasions of Britain and Germany. ...

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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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  • 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 Cambridge Introduction to the Old Norse-Icelandic Saga by Margaret Clunies Ross
    The Cambridge Introduction to the Old Norse-Icelandic Saga (English, Paperback) Margaret Clunies Ross

    This book guides students through the texts and contexts of the medieval Scandinavian saga.

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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 Expedition of Cyrus by Xenophon
    The Expedition of Cyrus (English, Paperback) Xenophon

    The Expedition of Cyrus tells the story of the epic march of the Ten Thousand, an army recruited at the end of the fifth century BC by a young Persian prince, Cyrus, who rose in revolt agains his brother, the King of Persia. After Cyrus' death, the army is left stranded in the desert of Mespotamia, a thousand miles from home. Their long march, across mountains and plateaus to the sight of "The...

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