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Great books of the Western world

Author: Mortimer Jerome Adler; Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.
Publisher: Chicago : Encyclopædia Britannica, 1991, ©1990.
Series: Great books of the Western world.
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Genre/Form: Indexes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mortimer Jerome Adler; Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.
ISBN: 0852295316 9780852295311
OCLC Number: 32297155
Description: 60 volumes ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1-2. The syntopicon : an index to the great ideas --
v. 3. The Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer / translated by Richmond Lattimore --
v. 4. Aeschylus. Sophocles. Euripides. Aristophanes --
v. 5. The history of Herodotus. The history of the Peloponnesian War / Thucydides --
v. 6. The dialogues of Plato / translated by Benjamin Jowett. The seventh letter / translated by J. Harward --
v. 7-8. The works of Aristotle --
v. 9. Hippocratic writings. On the natural faculties / Galen --
v. 10. The thirteen books of Euclid's elements. The works of Archimedes including the method. Introduction to arithmetic / by Nicomachus --
v. 11. The way things are / Lucretius. The discourses of Epictetus. The meditations of Marcus Aurelius. The six enneads / Plotinus --
v. 12. The ecologues. The georgics. The aeneid / Virgil --
v. 13. The lives of the noble Grecians and Romans / Plutarch --
v. 14. The annals and the histories / Tacitus --
v. 15. The almagest / Ptolemy. On the revolutions of the heavenly spheres / Nicolaus Copernicus. Epitome of Copernican astronomy : IV-V. The harmonies of the world : V / Johannes Kepler --
v. 16. The confessions. The city of God. On Christian doctrine / Saint Augustine --
v. 17-18. The summa theologica / Saint Thomas Aquinas --
v. 19. The divine comedy / Dante Alighieri. Troilus and Criseyde. The Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer --
v. 20. Institutes of the Christian religion / John Calvin ; translated by Henry Beveridge --
v. 21. The prince / Nicolo Machiavelli. Leviathan / Thomas Hobbes --
v. 22. Gargantua and Pantagruel / Francois Rabelais --
v. 23. Praise of folly / Desiderius. The essays / Montaigne --
v.
Series Title: Great books of the Western world.
Responsibility: Mortimer J. Adler, editor in chief.

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