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- NYU Press 2016; US$ 19.95
?Bhishma,? the sixth book of the eighteen-book epic The Maha?bhárata, narrates the first ten days of the great war between the Káuravas and the Pándavas. This first volume covers four days from the beginning of the great battle and includes the famous ?Bhágavad?gita (?The Song of the Lord?), presented here within its original epic context. In... more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 19.95
The Rise of Wisdom Moon was composed during the mid-eleventh century by Krishna mishra, an otherwise unknown poet in the service of the Chandella dynasty, whose cultural and religious capital was Khajuraho. The early popularity of Krishna mishra?s work led to its frequent translation into the vernaculars of both North and South India, and even Persian... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 56.00
Donadi?s edition of Gorgias? Helenae encomium takes into account the entire manuscript tradition of this work, offering definitive readings of many obscure passages. The new text goes beyond the schematic distinction between the Ms. Burneianus A and the Ms. X (Palatinus 88) offered by other current editions. more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 5.99
Indulge Yourself with the best classic literature on Your PDA. Navigate easily to any novel from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Table of Contents. List of Works by Genre. Marcus Tullius Cicero Biography. List of Works by Genre. Ethical Writings :: Political Works :: Philosophical works :: Other Works. Ethical Writings:. On Moral... more...
- University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 25.00
Selections of Ystorya Bown o Hamtwn provides edited selections, together with an introduction, notes, and glossary, from a long and entertaining thirteenth century Welsh text which belongs to the genre of medieval translations. more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2005; US$ 27.99 US$ 22.39
The Odyssey is the original journey tale, a genre that has lasted three thousand years, and has had a lasting influence on on literature and art. The trials of Odysseus were first told by the great bard Homer. For ten long years the Greeks and Trojans have fought on the plains of Troy, and now Odysseus, the King of Ithaca, and the other victorious... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 12.40
Horace (65-8 bc) was one of the greatest poets of the Golden or Augustan age of Latin literature, a master of precision and irony who brilliantly transformed early Greek iambic and lyric poetry into sophisticated Latin verse of outstanding beauty. Offering allusive and exquisitely crafted insights into the brief joys of the present and the uncertain... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 12.40
The plays in this volume all contain Aristophanes' trademark bawdy comedy and dazzling verbal agility. In THE BIRDS, two frustrated Athenians join the birds to build the utopian city of 'Much Cuckoo in the Clouds'. THE KNIGHTS is a venomous satire on Cleon, a prominent Athenian demagogue, while THE ASSEMBLY WOMEN deals with the battle of the sexes... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1973; US$ 11.27
The legends surrounding the royal house of Thebes inspired Sophocles to create a powerful trilogy of mankind's struggle aginst fate. KING OEDIPUS tells of a man who brings pestilence to Thebes for crimes he doesn't realise he has committed, and then inflicts a brutal punishment on himself. It is a devastating portrayl of a ruler brought down by his... more...