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Classical texts books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Classical texts category. Presented with a red border are the Classical texts books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Aesop's Fables by Aesop Aesop's Fables

This timeless collection brings together three hundred of the most enduringly popular of Aesop's fables in a volume that will delight young and old readers alike. Here are all the age-old favourites - the wily fox, the vain peacock, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Para-Narratives in the Odyssey Stories in the Frame by Maureen Alden Para-Narratives in the Odyssey Stories in the Frame

Para-Narratives in the Odyssey is the first full-length study in English of the function and significance of secondary 'para-narratives' in the poem and their relationship to its main story. Entertaining in their own right, they create illuminating parallels to their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Codex Fori Mussolini A Latin Text of Italian Fascism by Han Lamers, Dr. Bettina Reitz-Joosse The Codex Fori Mussolini A Latin Text of Italian Fascism
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The year is 1932. In Rome, the Fascist leader Benito Mussolini unveils a giant obelisk of white marble, bearing the Latin inscription MVSSOLINI DVX. Invisible to the cheering crowds, a metal box lies immured in the obelisk's base. It contains...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Physics by Aristotle Physics


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2017

Character by Samuel Smiles Character


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2017

McTeague by Frank Norris McTeague


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

Character by Samuel Smiles Character


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

McTeague by Frank Norris McTeague


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2017

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Telling Tales in Greek by Lorna Robinson Telling Tales in Greek


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Imagining the Chorus in Augustan Poetry by Lauren (Bard College, New York) Curtis Imagining the Chorus in Augustan Poetry
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This book offers a new interpretation of Augustan literature, focusing on its imaginative reading of Greek musical culture.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Paradise Lost by John Milton Paradise Lost


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume II Ennius, Dramatic Fragments. Minor Works by Ennius Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume II Ennius, Dramatic Fragments. Minor Works

Quintus Ennius (239 169), widely regarded as the father of Roman literature, was instrumental in creating a new Roman literary identity, domesticating the Greek forms of epic and drama, and pursuing a range of other literary and intellectual pursuits. He...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume I Ennius, Testimonia. Epic Fragments by Quintus Ennius Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume I Ennius, Testimonia. Epic Fragments

Quintus Ennius (239 169), widely regarded as the father of Roman literature, was instrumental in creating a new Roman literary identity, domesticating the Greek forms of epic and drama, and pursuing a range of other literary and intellectual pursuits. He...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Word and Context in Latin Poetry Studies in Memory of David West by A. J. Woodman Word and Context in Latin Poetry Studies in Memory of David West

In this memorial volume for David West, the texts of six Latin poets (Lutatius Catulus, Catullus, Horace, Propertius, Virgil, and Hildebert of Lavardin) are analysed by seven leading scholars: Francis Cairns, Ian Du Quesnay, Bruce Gibson, Alex Hardie, Stephen Harrison,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

The Athenian Constitution Written in the School of Aristotle by Peter J. Rhodes The Athenian Constitution Written in the School of Aristotle

This is an up-to-date edition of the Athenian Constitution which was written in the school of Aristotle in the fourth century B.C., by a scholar who has been engaged with this text throughout his working life.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Juvenal's Tenth Satire by Paul Murgatroyd Juvenal's Tenth Satire

This is a critical appreciation of 10 examining it on its own and in the context of the fourth book. It addresses the issues of distortion and problematizing, and also covers style, sound, diction, intertextuality, humour, wit and irony. It...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

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When Knighthood Was in Flower Or, the Love Story of Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor the King's Sister, and Happening in the Reign of His August Majesty King Henry the Eighth by Charles Major When Knighthood Was in Flower Or, the Love Story of Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor the King's Sister, and Happening in the Reign of His August Majesty King Henry the Eighth


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

The Octopus A Story of California by Frank Norris The Octopus A Story of California


Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2017

Quo Vadis A Narrative of the Time of Nero by Henryk Sienkiewicz Quo Vadis A Narrative of the Time of Nero


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

Quo Vadis A Narrative of the Time of Nero by Henryk Sienkiewicz Quo Vadis A Narrative of the Time of Nero


Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2017

The Octopus A Story of California by Frank Norris The Octopus A Story of California


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

When Knighthood Was in Flower Or, the Love Story of Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor the King's Sister, and Happening in the Reign of His August Majesty King Henry the Eighth by Charles Major When Knighthood Was in Flower Or, the Love Story of Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor the King's Sister, and Happening in the Reign of His August Majesty King Henry the Eighth


Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2017

Ausonius Moselle, Epigrams, and Other Poems by Deborah Warren Ausonius Moselle, Epigrams, and Other Poems

Ausonius provides translations of the key works of Ausonius, an important later Latin poet whose poems detail the social and cultural life of Gaul and its environment. His often difficult and playful Latin is presented in English by the award...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2017

Horace: Odes by Stephen Horace Horace: Odes

The first substantial commentary for a generation on this book of Horace's Odes, a great masterpiece of classical Latin literature.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/04/2017

Horace: Odes by Stephen Horace Horace: Odes

The first substantial commentary for a generation on this book of Horace's Odes, a great masterpiece of classical Latin literature.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2017

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