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Classics in translation,

Author: Paul Lachlan MacKendrick; Herbert M Howe
Publisher: Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 1952.
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Here, translated into modern English, are the works of literature, history, science, oratory, and philosophy that constitute the mainstream of Roman thought and continue to influence world  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacKendrick, Paul Lachlan, 1914-1998.
Classics in translation.
Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 1952
(OCoLC)580131958
Online version:
MacKendrick, Paul Lachlan, 1914-1998.
Classics in translation.
Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 1952
(OCoLC)607785245
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Lachlan MacKendrick; Herbert M Howe
ISBN: 0299808955 9780299808952 0299808963 9780299808969
OCLC Number: 308122
Description: 2 volumes maps (on lining papers) 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. Greek literature. Greek culture: an essay --
The Iliad of Homer --
The Odyssey of Homer --
The Homeric hymn to Hermes --
Selections from Hesiod's Works and days --
Lyric poetry --
The Pre-Socratic philosophers --
Selections from Herodotus' The histories --
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus --
The Antigone of Sophocles --
The Medea of Euripides --
The Frogs of Aristophanes --
The constitution of Athens by the "old oligarch" --
Selections from Thucydides' History --
The attic orators --
The Greek scientists --
Selections from Plato --
Selections from Aristotle --
Selections from Epicurus --
Plutarch's Life of Tiberius Gracchus --
Selections from Epictetus --
Selections from Lucian --
v. 2. Latin literature. Roman culture: an essay --
The haunted house of Plautus --
The woman from Andros of Terence --
Titus Lucretius Carus On the nature of things --
Selections from Sallust --
Selections from the speeches of Cicero --
Selections from Cicero's philosophical works --
Selections from the poems of Catullus --
Selections from the Georgics of Vergil --
Selections from the Aeneid of Vergil --
Selections from the Odes of Horace --
Selections from Ovid --
Selections from Livy's History of Rome --
The deeds of the deified Augustus --
Seneca's Medea --
Selections from Quintilian's The training of the orator --
Selected letters of the younger Pliny --
Selections from Tacitus --
Selections from The sixth satire of Juvenal --
Selections from The deified Julius of Suetonius.
Responsibility: edited by Paul MacKendrick and Herbert M. Howe.

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