Tuesday

Classical Literature


[William L. Longyear: The Classical World (c.1930s)]

A Bibliography of my Collection:


1, 2 … = shelf numbers counting downwards
[b] = back row of a double row
i, ii = partition / section number (left to right)
• = on top of other books (left to right)
[…] = bound Xerox copy

Sections:
Greek Fiction
Greek Poetry
Greek Plays
Greek Prose
Greek Literature: Anthologies & Secondary Literature

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Latin Fiction
Latin Poetry
Latin Plays
Latin Prose
Latin Literature: Anthologies & Secondary Literature

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Egyptian Literature
Mesopotamian Literature
Near-Eastern Literature: Anthologies & Secondary Literature


[Sappho]

Greek Literature
[200 books]


    Authors & Works:

    1. Aesop (c.620-564 BC)
    2. Heliodorus of Emesa (c.3rd century AD)
    3. Nikos Kazantzakis (1883-1957)
    4. Longus (c.2nd century AD)
    5. Lucian of Samosata (c.125-c.180)
    6. Pseudo-Callisthenes (c.360-328 BC)
    7. Anthologies & Secondary Literature



    Aesop (c.620-564 BC)

  1. Handford, S. A., trans. Fables of Aesop. Illustrations by Brian Robb. 1954. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1973.

  2. Aesop. The Complete Fables. Trans Olivia and Robert Temple. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1998.

  3. Aesop’s Fables. Illustrated by William K. Plummer / Arabian Nights. Illustrated by Mamoru Funai. Companion Library. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1963.


  4. Heliodorus of Emesa (c.3rd century AD)

  5. Heliodorus. An Æthiopian History of Heliodorus (Underdowne’s Translation, 1587). Introduction by George Saintsbury. The Abbey Classics. London: Chapman & Dodd, n.d.

  6. Heliodorus. An Æthiopian Romance. Trans. Thomas Underdowne. 1587. Revised and partly rewritten by F. A Wright. Broadway translations. London & New York: George Routledge & E. P. Dutton, n.d.

  7. Heliodorus. An Ethiopian Romance. Trans. Moses Hadas. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1957.


  8. Nikos Kazantzakis (1883-1957)

  9. Kazantzakis, Nikos. The Odyssey: A Modern Sequel. 1938. Trans. Kimon Friar. Illustrations by Ghika. 1958. London: Secker & Warburg, 1959.

  10. Kazantzakis, Nikos. Zorba the Greek. 1946. Trans. Carl Wildman. 1961. London: Faber, 1969.

  11. Kazantzakis, Nikos. Christ Recrucified. 1948. Trans. Jonathan Griffin. Oxford: Bruno Cassirer, 1954.

  12. Kazantzakis, Nikos. Freedom or Death. 1950. Trans. Jonathan Griffin. Oxford: Bruno Cassirer, 1956.

  13. Kazantzakis, Nikos. The Last Temptation of Christ. 1951. Trans. P. A. Bien. 1960. New York: Bantam Books, 1971.

  14. Kazantzakis, Nikos. Saint Francis. 1956. Trans. P. A. Bien. 1962. New York: Ballantine Books, 1969.

  15. Kazantzakis, Nikos. The Rock Garden: A Novel. 1959. Trans. Richard Howard. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963.

  16. Kazantzakis, Nikos. Report to Greco. 1961. Trans. P. A. Bien. 1965. New York: Bantam Books, 1971.

  17. Kazantzakis, Nikos. The Fratricides: A Novel. Trans. Athena Gianakas Dallas. 1964. London: Faber, 1979.

  18. Kazantzakis, Nikos. Three Plays: Melissa; Kouros: Christopher Columbus. 1965. Trans. Athena Gianakas Dallas. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1969.

  19. Kazantzakis, Helen. Nikos Kazantzakis: A Biography Based on His Letters. 1968. Trans. Amy Mims. A Clarion Book. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1970.


  20. Longus (c.2nd century AD)

  21. Longus. Daphnis & Chloe. Trans. George Thornley. 1657. Introduction by George Saintsbury. The Abbey Classics. London: Simpkin Marshall, n.d.

  22. Longus. Daphnis and Chloe. Trans. Paul Turner. 1956. Unexpurgated edition. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1968.

  23. Longus. The Pastoral Loves of Daphnis and Chloe. Trans. George Moore. Introduciton by Samuel Roth. N.p.: Boar’s Head Books, 1953.


  24. Lucian of Samosata (c.125-c.180)

  25. Fowler, H. W., & F. G., trans. The Works of Lucian of Samosata: Complete with exceptions specified in the preface. 4 vols. 1905. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1949.

  26. Lucian. Satirical Sketches. Trans. Paul Turner. 1958 & 1961. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1968.

  27. Lucian. Chattering Courtesans and Other Sardonic Sketches. Trans. Keith Sidwell. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2004.


  28. Pseudo-Callisthenes (c.360-328 BC)

  29. Stoneman, Richard, trans. The Greek Alexander Romance. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1991.


  30. Anthologies & Secondary Literature

  31. Beaton, Roderick, ed. The Greek Novel AD 1-1985. London: Croom Helm, 1988.

  32. Reardon, B. P. ed. Collected Ancient Greek Novels. Berkeley& Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1989.



  33. Authors & Works:

    1. Apollonius of Rhodes (c.3rd century-c.246 BC)
    2. Callimachus (310/305–240 BC)
    3. C. P. Cavafy (1863–1933)
    4. Hesiod (c.8th century BC)
    5. Homer (c.850 BC)
    6. Pindar (c.522–443 BC)
    7. Quintus of Smyrna (c.3rd century AD)
    8. Sappho (c.630/12-c.570 BC)
    9. George Seferis (1900-1971)
    10. C. A. Trypanis (1909-1993)
    11. Anthologies & Secondary Literature



    Apollonius Rhodius [Apollonius of Rhodes] (c.3rd century-c.246 BC)

  34. Apollonius Rhodius. The Argonautica. Trans. R. C. Seaton. Loeb Classical Library. London: William Heinemann / New York: The Macmillan Company, 1912.

  35. Apollonius of Rhodes. The Voyage of Argo. Trans. E. V. Rieu. 1959. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972.


  36. Callimachus (310/305–240 BC)

  37. Callimachus. Hymns, Epigrams, Select Fragments. Trans. Stanley Lombardo & Diane Rayor. Foreword by D. S. Carne-Ross. 1988. Baltimore & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990.


  38. Constantine P. Cavafy [Konstantinos Petrou Kavafis] (1863–1933)

  39. Cavafy, C. P. The Complete Poems of Cavafy. Trans. Rae Dalven. Introduction by W. H. Auden. London: The Hogarth Press, 1961.

  40. Cavafy, C. P. Poems. Trans. John Mavrogordato. Introduction by Rex Warner. 1951. London: Chatto & Windus, 1974.

  41. Cavafy, C. P. Collected Poems. Trans. Edmund Keeley & Philip Sherrard. Ed. George Savidis. 1975. London: Chatto & Windus, 1979.

  42. Cavafy, C. P. The Collected Poems. Trans. Evangelos Sachperoglou. Ed. Anthony Hirst. Introduction by Peter Mackridge. Oxford World’s Classics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.

  43. Cavafy, C. P. Collected Poems. Trans. Daniel Mendelsohn. 2009. A Borzoi Book. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.

  44. Cavafy, C. P. The Unfinished Poems: The First English Translation. Based on the Greek Edition of Renata Lavagnini. Trans. Daniel Mendelsohn. A Borzoi Book. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

  45. Liddell, Robert. Cavafy: A Critical Biography. 1974. Introduction by Peter Mackridge. London: Duckworth, 2000.


  46. Hesiod (c.8th century BC)

  47. Hesiod. I: Theogony / Works and Days / Testimonia. Ed. & trans. Glenn W. Most. 2006. Loeb Classical Library, 57. 2 vols. London & Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2010.

  48. Hesiod. II: The Shield / Catalogue of Women / Other Fragments. Ed. & trans. Glenn W. Most. Loeb Classical Library, 503. 2 vols. London & Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2007.

  49. Hesiod. The Works and Days; Theogony; The Shield of Herakles. Trans. Richmond Lattimore. Illustrated by Richard Wilt. 1959. Ann Arbor Paperbacks. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1991.


  50. Homer (c.850 BC)

  51. Chapman, George. The Iliads of Homer, Prince of Poets, Never Before in Any Language Truly Translated, with a Comment on Some of his Chief Places. Done According to the Greek. Ed. Richard Hooper. 2 vols. Library of old Authors. 2nd Edition. London: John Russell Smith, 1865.

  52. Chapman, George. The Odysseys of Homer. Translated According to the Greek. Ed. Richard Hooper. 2 vols. Library of old Authors. 1857. London: Reeves & Turner, 1897.

  53. Chapman, George. The Odysseys of Homer, together with the Shorter Poems. Translated According to the Greek. London & New York: George Newnes Ltd. & Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1904.

  54. Pope, Alexander, trans. The Iliad and Odyssey of Homer. Ed. H. F. Cary. London: George Routledge & Sons, 1891.

  55. Pope, Alexander, trans. The Odyssey of Homer. Illustrated by John Flaxman. 1942. Avon, Connecticut: The Heritage Press, 1970.

  56. Cowper, William, trans. The Odyssey of Homer. Everyman’s Library, 454. 1910. London & New York: J. M. Dent & E. P. Dutton, 1928.

  57. Butcher, S. H., & Andrew Lang, trans. The Odyssey of Homer. 1879. Introduction by Gilbert Highet. New York: The Modern Library, 1950.

  58. Homer. The Iliad & The Odyssey. Trans. Samuel Butler. 1898. Great Books of the Western World, 4. Ed. Robert Maynard Hutchins. 1952. Chicago: William Benton, Publisher / Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 1989.

  59. Homer. Iliad. Trans. A. T. Murray. 1924. Rev. William F. Wyatt. 1999. Loeb Classical Library. 2 vols. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2003 & 2001.

  60. Homer. Odyssey. Trans. A. T. Murray. 1919. Rev. George E. Dimock. 1995. Loeb Classical Library. 2 vols. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1998.

  61. Homer. The Odyssey. Translated in Selection by F. L. Lucas. Illustrations by John Buckland-Wright. London: The Folio society, 1948.

  62. Homer. The Iliad. Trans. E. V. Rieu. 1950. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1954.

  63. Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. E. V. Rieu. 1946. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1948.

  64. Homer. The Iliad. Trans. Richmond Lattimore. 1951. Phoenix Books. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1961.

  65. Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. Richmond Lattimore. 1965. Harper Colophon Books. New York: Harper & Row, 1975.

  66. Homer. The Iliad. Trans. Robert Fitzgerald. 1974. Introduction by G. S. Kirk. The World’s Classics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984.

  67. Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. Robert Fitzgerald. 1962. London: Panther Books, 1965.

  68. Homer. The Iliad. Trans. Robert Fagles. Introduction and Notes by Bernard Knox. 1990. Bath, UK: The Softback Preview, 1997.

  69. Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. Robert Fagles. Introduction and Notes by Bernard Knox. 1996. Bath, UK: The Softback Preview, 1997.

  70. Logue, Christopher. War Music: An Account of Books 1-4 and 16-19 of Homer’s Iliad. War Music 1-3. New York: The Noonday Press / Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1997.

  71. Logue, Christopher. Logue’s Homer: All Day Permanent Red. War Music 4. London: Faber, 2003.

  72. Logue, Christopher. Logue’s Homer: Cold Calls. War Music 5. London: Faber, 2005.

  73. Maguire, Marian. The Iliad Abbreviated. N.p.: Papergraphica, 2003.

  74. Homer. The Homeric Hymns. Trans. Jules Cashford. Ed. Nicholas Richardson. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2003.

  75. West, Martin L., ed. & trans. Homeric Hymns / Homeric Apocrypha / Lives of Homer. Loeb Classical Library LCL 496. London & Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2003.

  76. Steiner, George, & Aminadav Dykman, ed. Homer in English. Penguin Poets in Translation. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1996.

  77. Hughes, Bettany. Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore. London: Jonathan Cape, 2005.

  78. Lord, Albert B. The Singer of Tales. 1960. New York: Athenaeum, 1976.

  79. Luce, J. V. Homer and the Heroic Age. 1975. London: Futura, 1979.

  80. Rubens, Beaty, & Oliver Taplin. An Odyssey round Odysseus: the Man and His Story Traced through Time and Place. London: BBC Books, 1989.


  81. Pindar [Pindaros / Pindarus] (c.522–443 BC)

  82. Conway, Geoffrey S., trans. The Odes of Pindar. Everyman’s University Library. London: J. M. Dent & Sons / New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1972.

  83. Bowra, C. M., trans. The Odes of Pindar. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1969.


  84. Quintus of Smyrna [Quintus Smyrnaeus / Kointos Smyrnaios ] (c.3rd century AD)

  85. Quintus of Smyrna. The Trojan Epic: Posthomerica. Trans. & ed. Alan James. 2004. Johns Hopkins New Translations from Antiquity. Baltimore & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.


  86. Sappho (c.630/12-c.570 BC)

  87. Barnard, Mary, trans. Sappho: A New Translation. Foreword by Dudley Fitts. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1958.

  88. Hodge, Siobhan. Picking Up the Pieces. Cambridge: Wide Range Chapbooks, n.d. [2013].

  89. Sappho. Stung with Love: Poems and Fragments. Trans. Aaron Poochigan. Foreword by Carol Ann Duffy. Penguin Classics. London: Penguin, 2009.

  90. Reynolds, Margaret, ed. The Sappho Companion. 2000. London: Vintage, 2001.


  91. Geōrgios Seferiádēs ['Giorgos / George Seferis'] (1900-1971)

  92. Seferis, George. Collected Poems 1924-1955. Trans. Edmund Kelley and Philip Sherrard. 1967. London: Jonathan Cape, 1973.


  93. Constantine Athanasius Trypanis (1909-1993)

  94. Trypanis, C. A. The Glass Adonis. London: Faber, 1972.

  95. Trypanis, Constantine A., ed. The Penguin Book of Greek Verse: With Plain Prose Translations of Every Poem. The Penguin Poets. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971.


  96. Anthologies & Secondary Literature

  97. Burnett, Anne Pippin. Three Archaic Poets: Archilochus, Alcaeus, Sappho. 1983. Bristol Classical Paperbacks. London: Gerald Duckworth, 1998.

  98. Edmonds, J. M. trans. The Greek Bucolic Poets. 1912. Loeb Classical Library. London: William Heinemann / New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1919.

  99. Hesiod. Theogony; Works and Days / Theognis. Elegies. Trans. Dorothea Wender. 1973. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979.

  100. Higham, T. F., & C. M. Bowra, ed. The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1938.

  101. Holden, Anthony, trans. Greek Pastoral Poetry: Theocritus; Bion; Moschus; the Pattern Poems. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1974.

  102. Jay, Peter, ed. The Greek Anthology and Other Ancient Greek Epigrams: A selection in Modern Verse Translation. 1973. Allen Lane. London: Penguin, 1974.

  103. Jay, Peter, ed. The Greek Anthology and Other Ancient Greek Epigrams: A selection in Modern Verse Translation. 1973. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1981.

  104. Keeley, Edmund, and Philip Sherrard, trans. Six Poets of Modern Greece: Cavafy; Sikelianos; Seferis; Antoniou; Elytis; Gatsos. London: Thames and Hudson, 1960.

  105. Lovric, Michelle & Nikiforos Doxiadis Mardas, ed. The Sweetness of Honey and the Sting of Bees: A Book of Love from the Ancient Mediterranean. New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang. 1997.

  106. Macnaghten, Hugh, trans. Little Masterpieces from the Anthology. London & Glasgow: Gowans & Gray, Ltd., 1924.

  107. Meunier, Mario, trans. Sappho, Anacréon et Anacréontiques. Paris: Editions Bernard Grasset, 1932.

  108. Murray, Gilbert. The Rise of the Greek Epic: Being a Course of Lectures Delivered at Harvard University. 1907. London: Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press, 1934.

  109. Quasimodo, Salvatore. Lirici Greci: Testo Greco a fronte. Saggio di Luciano Anceschi. 1944. Biblioteca Moderna Mondadori clxxxix. Verona: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 1951.

  110. Rayor, Diane J., trans. Sappho’s Lyre: Archaic Lyric and Women Poets of Ancient Greece. Foreword by W. R. Johnson. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.

  111. Schmidt, Michael. The First Poets: Lives of the Ancient Greek Poets. 2004. London: Head of Zeus Ltd., 2016.

  112. Stoneman, Richard. Daphne into Laurel: Translations of Classical Poetry from Chaucer to the Present. London: Duckworth, 1982.

  113. West, Martin L., ed. & trans. Greek Epic Fragments: From the Seventh to the Fifth Centuries BC. Loeb Classical Library LCL 497. London & Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2003.



  114. Authors & Works:

    1. Aeschylus (c.525/24–c.456/55 BC)
    2. Aristophanes (c.446–c.386 BC)
    3. Euripides (c.480–406 BC)
    4. Sophocles (c.497/6-c.406/5 BC)
    5. Anthologies & Secondary Literature



    Aeschylus [Aiskhulos] (c.525/24–c.456/55 BC)

  115. Murray, Gilbert, trans. The Complete Plays of Aeschylus: Translated into English Rhyming Verse with Commentaries and Notes. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1952.

  116. MacNeice, Louis, trans. The Agamemnon of Aeschylus. 1936. London: Faber, 1967.

  117. Aeschylus. The Oresteian Trilogy. Trans Philip Vellacott. 1956. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1977.

  118. Aeschylus. Prometheus Bound and Other Plays. Trans Philip Vellacott. 1961. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979.

  119. The Complete Greek Tragedies. Volume 1: Aeschylus. Ed. David Grene & Richmond Lattimore. Trans. Richmond Lattimore, Seth G. Bernadete & David Grene. 1942, 1953 & 1956. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1959.

  120. Aeshylus I: Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides; Prometheus Bound. Trans. Richmond Lattimore & David Grene. 1942, 1947. The Complete Greek Tragedies, 1. Ed. David Grene & Richmond Lattimore. New York: The Modern Library, [c.1960].

  121. Aeschylus. The Oresteia. Trans Robert Fagles. Ed. Robert Fagles & W. B. Stanford. 1976. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979.

  122. Aeschylus. The Oresteia: A New Version. Trans. Ted Hughes. London: Faber, 1999.


  123. Aristophanes (c.446–c.386 BC)

  124. Aristophanes. The Birds. Trans. Gilbert Murray. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1950.

  125. Aristophanes. The Frogs. Trans. Gilbert Murray. 1908. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1946.

  126. Aristophanes. Plays: 1. Trans. Patric Dickinson. 1957. London: Oxford University Press, 1970.

  127. Aristophanes. Plays: 2. Trans. Patric Dickinson. 1957. London: Oxford University Press, 1970.

  128. Aristophanes. The Frogs and Other Plays. Trans. David Barrett. 1964. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971.

  129. Aristophanes. Lysistrata and Other Plays. Trans. Alan H. Sommerstein. 1973. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979.

  130. Aristophanes. Lysistrata / The Acharnians / The Clouds. Trans. Alan H. Sommerstein. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1973.

  131. Aristophanes. The Birds and Other Plays. Trans. David Barrett & Alan H. Sommerstein. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978.


  132. Euripides (c.480–406 BC)

  133. Murray, Gilbert, trans. Collected Plays of Euripides. London: George Allen & Unwin, n.d.

  134. Euripides. Alcestis and Other Plays. Trans. Philip Vellacott. 1953. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1956.

  135. Euripides. The Bacchae and Other Plays. Trans. Philip Vellacott. 1954. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972.

  136. Euripides. Medea and Other Plays. Trans. Philip Vellacott. 1963. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1973.

  137. Euripides. Orestes and Other Plays. Trans. Philip Vellacott. 1972. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1980.

  138. The Complete Greek Tragedies. Volume 3: Euripides. Ed. David Grene & Richmond Lattimore. Trans. Richmond Lattimore, Rex Warner, Ralph Gladstone, David Grene, William Arrowsmith, Witter Bynner & John Frederick Nims. 1942, 1944, 1955, 1956 & 1959. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1960.

  139. The Complete Greek Tragedies. Volume 4: Euripides. Ed. David Grene & Richmond Lattimore. Trans. Ronald Frederick Willetts, Richmond Lattimore, Frank William Jones, William Arrowsmith, Charles R. Walker, Emily Townsend Vermeule & Elizabeth Wyckoff. 1958. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1960.

  140. Euripides 1: Alcestis; The Medea; The Heracleidae; Hippolytus; The Cyclops; Heracles; Iphigenia in Tauris. Trans. Richmond Lattimore, Rex Warner, Ralph Gladstone & David Grene. 1955. The Complete Greek Tragedies, 5. Ed. David Grene & Richmond Lattimore. Pocket Books. New York: Washington Square Press, 1973.

  141. Euripides I: Alcestis; The Medea; The Heracleidae; Hippolytus; The Cyclops; Heracles; Iphigenia in Tauris. Trans. Richmond Lattimore, Rex Warner, Ralph Gladstone, David Grene, William Arrowsmith & Witter Bynner. 1942, 1944, 1955, 1956. The Complete Greek Tragedies, 5. Ed. David Grene & Richmond Lattimore. New York: The Modern Library, [c.1960].

  142. Euripides II: Helen; Hecuba; Andromache; The Trojan Women; Ion; Rhesus; The Suppliant Women. Trans. Richmond Lattimore, William Arrowsmith, John Frederick Nims, Ronald Frederick Willetts & Frank William Jones. 1956, 1958. The Complete Greek Tragedies, 6. Ed. David Grene & Richmond Lattimore. New York: The Modern Library, 1962.

  143. Euripides III: Orestes; Iphigenia in Aulis; Electra; The Phoenician Women; The Bacchae. Trans. William Arrowsmith, Charles R. Walker, Emily Townsend Vermeule & Elizabeth Wyckoff. 1958, 1959. The Complete Greek Tragedies, 7. Ed. David Grene & Richmond Lattimore. New York: The Modern Library, 1962.

  144. Murray, Gilbert. Euripides and His Age. The Home University Library of Modern Knowledge. 1913. London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd., 1931.


  145. Sophocles [Sophoklēs] (c.497/6-c.406/5 BC)

  146. Sophocles. Oedipus the King. Trans. Gilbert Murray. 1911. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1922.

  147. Sophocles. Three Tragedies: Antigone; Oedipus the King; Electra. Trans. H. D. F. Kitto. 1962. Oxford University Press Paperbacks. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978.

  148. Sophocles. The Theban Plays. Trans. E. F. Watling. 1947. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1954.

  149. Sophocles. Electra and Other Plays. Trans. E. F. Watling. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1953.

  150. Sophocles. The Oedipus Cycle: An English Version. Trans. Dudley Fitts & Robert Fitzgerald. 1939, 1941, 1949. A Harvest Book. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., n.d.

  151. The Complete Greek Tragedies. Volume 2: Sophocles. Ed. David Grene & Richmond Lattimore. Trans. David Grene, Robert Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Wyckoff, John Moore & Michael Jameson. 1941, 1942, 1954, 1957 & 1959. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1960.

  152. Sophocles II: Ajax; The Women of Trachis; Electra; Philoctetes. Trans. John Moore, Michael Jameson & David Grene. 1957. The Complete Greek Tragedies, 4. Ed. David Grene & Richmond Lattimore. New York: The Modern Library, 1957.

  153. Sophocles II: Ajax; The Women of Trachis; Electra; Philoctetes. Trans. John Moore, Michael Jameson & David Grene. 1957. The Complete Greek Tragedies, 4. Ed. David Grene & Richmond Lattimore. Pocket Books. New York: Washington Square Press, 1973.

  154. Sophocles. Oedipus Tyrannus: A New Translation / Passages from Ancient Authors / Religion and Psychology: Some Studies / Criticism. Trans. & ed. Luci Berkowitz & Theodore F. Brunner. 1966. Norton Critical Editions. New York: W. W. Norton & Co, 1970.


  155. Anthologies & Secondary Literature

  156. Aeschylus. Tragedies / Sophocles. Tragedies / Euripides. Tragedies / Aristophanes. Comedies. Trans. G. M. Cookson, Richard C. Jebb, Edward P. Coleridge & Benjamin Bickley Rogers. Great Books of the Western World, 5. Ed. Robert Maynard Hutchins. Chicago: William Benton, Publisher / Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1952.

  157. Euripides. Cyclops / Sophocles. Ichneutai. Trans. Roger Lancelyn Green. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1957.

  158. Grene, David & Richmond Lattimore. Greek Tragedies. Phoenix Books. 3 vols. 1960. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1965 & 1966.

  159. Kitto, H. D. F. Greek Tragedy: a Literary Study. 1939. University Paperbacks. London: Methuen, 1968.

  160. Menander. Plays and Fragments / Theophrastus. The Characters. Trans. Philip Vellacott. 1960. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1967.

  161. Oates, Whitney J., & Eugene O'Neill, ed. The Complete Greek Drama: All the Extant Tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, and the Comedies of Aristophanes and Menander, in a Variety of Translations. 2 vols. 1938. New York: Random House, 1938.



  162. Authors & Works:

    1. Apollodorus (c.180-c.120 BC)
    2. Aristotle (384–322 BC)
    3. Arrian (c.86-160 AD)
    4. Anna Comnena (1083–1153)
    5. Epictetus (55-135 AD)
    6. Heraclitus (c.535–c.475 BC)
    7. Herodotus (c.484-c.425 BC)
    8. Josephus (37–c.100 AD)
    9. Pausanias (c.2nd century AD)
    10. Philostratus (c.170-247 AD)
    11. Plato (c.428/427–348/347 BC)
    12. Plotinus (c.204–270 AD)
    13. Plutarch (c.46-120 AD)
    14. Procopius (c.500–c.565)
    15. Michael Psellus (c.1017/18-c.1078)
    16. Thucydides (c.460–c.395 BC)
    17. Xenophon (c.430-354 BC)
    18. Anthologies & Secondary Literature



    Apollodorus of Athens (c.180-c.120 BC)

  163. Apollodorus. The Library of Greek Mythology. Trans. Robin Hard. The World’s Classics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.


  164. Aristotle [Aristotélēs] (384–322 BC)

  165. Aristotle. The Works, Volume 1. Ed. W. D. Ross. Great Books of the Western World, 8. Ed. Robert Maynard Hutchins. Chicago: William Benton, Publisher / Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1952.

  166. Aristotle. The Works, Volume 2. Ed. W. D. Ross. Great Books of the Western World, 9. Ed. Robert Maynard Hutchins. Chicago: William Benton, Publisher / Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1952.

  167. Aristotle. Ethics: The Nicomachean Ethics. Trans. J. A. K. Thomson. 1953. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1966.


  168. Lucius Flavius Arrianus 'Xenophon' [Arrian of Nicomedia] (c.86-160 AD)

  169. Arrian. The Life of Alexander the Great. Trans Aubrey de Sélincourt. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1958.

  170. Romm, James., ed. The Landmark Arrian: The Campaigns of Alexander / Anabasis Alexandrou. Trans. Pamela Mensch. Introduction by Paul Cartledge. Series Editor: Robert B. Strassler. Pantheon Books. New York: Random House, Inc., 2010.


  171. Anna Komnēnē [Comnena] (1083–1153)

  172. Comnena, Anna. The Alexiad. Trans. E. R. A. Sewter. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1969.


  173. Epictetus (55-135 AD)

  174. Carter, Elizabeth, trans. The Moral Discourses of Epictetus. Ed. W. H. D. Rouse. Everyman’s Library. 1910. London & New York: J. M. Dent & E. P. Dutton, 1928.


  175. Heraclitus of Ephesus (c.535–c.475 BC)

  176. Heraclitus. Fragments. Trans. Brooks Haxton. Foreword by James Hillman. 2001. Penguin Classics. New York: Penguin, 2003.


  177. Herodotus [Hēródotos] (c.484-c.425 BC)

  178. Herodotus. The Histories. Trans. Aubrey de Selincourt. 1954. Ed. A. R. Burn. 1972. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1974.

  179. Herodotus. The Histories. Trans. Aubrey de Selincourt. 1954. Rev. John Marincola. 1996. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2003.

  180. Herodotus. The Histories. Trans. Aubrey de Sélincourt. 1954. Rev. John Marincola. 1996. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2003.

  181. Strassler, Robert B., ed. The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories. Trans. Andrea L. Purvis. Introduction by Rosalind Thomas. Pantheon Books. New York: Random House, Inc., 2007.

  182. Herodotus. The Histories. Trans. Tom Holland. 2013. Penguin Classics. London: Penguin, 2014.

  183. de Selincourt, Aubrey. The World of Herodotus. London: Secker & Warburg, 1962.


  184. Yosef Ben Matityahu / Titus Flavius Josephus (37–c.100 AD)

  185. Josephus. The Jewish War. Trans. G. A. Williamson. 1959. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1960.

  186. Josephus. The Works. Trans. William Whiston. London: Ward, Lock & Co., n.d.


  187. Pausanias (c.2nd century AD)

  188. Pausanias, Guide to Greece. Vol. 1: Central Greece. Trans. Peter Levi. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971.

  189. Pausanias, Guide to Greece. Vol. 2: Southern Greece. Trans. Peter Levi. 1971. Rev. 1979. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1984.


  190. Lucius Flavius Philostratus [Philostratus the Athenian] (c.170-247 AD)

  191. Philostratus. The Life of Apollonius of Tyana, The Epistles of Apollonius, and the Treatise of Eusebius. Trans. F. C. Conybeare. 2 vols. Loeb Classical Library. London: William Heinemann / New York: The Macmillan Company, 1912.

  192. Philostratus. Life of Apollonius. Trans. C. P. Jones. Ed. G. W. Bowersock. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978.


  193. Plato (c.428/427–348/347 BC)

  194. Plato. The Collected Dialogues of Plato, Including the Letters. Ed. Edith Hamilton & Huntington Cairns. Bollingen Series LXXI. 1961. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, n.d.

  195. Plato. The Collected Dialogues of Plato, Including the Letters. Ed. Edith Hamilton & Huntington Cairns. Bollingen Series LXXI. 1961. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1971.

  196. Plato. The Last Days of Socrates. Trans. Hugh Tredennick. 1954. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1955.

  197. Dickinson, G. Lowes. Plato and His Dialogues. 1931. A Pelican Book. Harmondsworth; Penguin, 1950.


  198. Plotinus (c.204–270 AD)

  199. O’Brien, Elmer, trans. The Essential Plotinus: Representative Treatises from The Enneads. A Mentor Book. New York; New American Library, 1964.

  200. Plotinus. The Enneads. Trans. Stephen MacKenna. 1917-30. Ed. John Dillon. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1991.


  201. Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus [Plutarch / Plutarchos] (c.46-120 AD)

  202. Plutarch. Plutarch’s Lives. 1517. Trans. Sir Thomas North. 1579. The Temple Plutarch. Ed. W. H. D. Rouse. 10 vols. London: J. M. Dent, 1898.

  203. Plutarch. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans (The Dryden Translation). Great Books of the Western World, 14. Ed. Robert Maynard Hutchins. Chicago: William Benton, Publisher / Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1952.

  204. Plutarch’s Lives. Trans. John Dryden. Rev. Arthur Hugh Clough. A Modern Library Giant. New York: The Modern Library, n.d.

  205. Plutarch’s Lives. Trans. John Dryden. Rev. Arthur Hugh Clough. A Modern Library Giant. New York: The Modern Library, n.d.

  206. Plutarch. Moral Essays. Trans. Rex Warner. Ed. P. A. Russell. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971.


  207. Procopius of Caesarea (c.500–c.565)

  208. Procopius. The Secret History. Trans. G. A. Williamson. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1966.


  209. Michael Psellos / Psellus (c.1017/18-c.1078)

  210. Psellus, Michael. Fourteen Byzantine Rulers: The Chronographia of Michael Psellus. Trans. E. R. A. Sewter. 1953. Penguin Classics. 1966. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979.


  211. Thucydides [Thoukydídēs] (c.460–c.395 BC)

  212. Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War. Trans. Rex Warner. 1954. Ed. M. I. Finley. 1972. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1975.

  213. Strassler, Robert B., ed. The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to The Peloponnesian War. Trans. Richard Crawley. 1874. Introduction by Victor Davis Hanson. 1996. Free Press. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2008.


  214. Xenophon of Athens (c.430-354 BC)

  215. Xenophon. The Complete Works: A New Edition. Trans. Ashley, Spelman, Smith, Fielding, and Others. Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo & Co., 1881.

  216. Xenophon. A History of My Times (Hellenica). Trans. Rex Warner. 1966. Ed. George Cawkwell. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978.

  217. Xenophon. The Persian Expedition. Trans. Rex Warner. 1949. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1952.

  218. Strassler, Robert B., ed. The Landmark Xenophon’s Hellenika. Trans. John Marincola. Introduction by David Thomas. 2009. Anchor Books. New York: Random House, Inc., 2010.


  219. Anthologies & Secondary Literature

  220. Aristotle. Poetics & Rhetoric. Demetrius: On Style. Longinus: On the Sublime. Essays in Classical Criticism. Introduction by T. A. Moxon. Everyman’s Library. 1934. London & New York: J. M. Dent & E. P. Dutton, 1953.

  221. Ferguson, John, ed. Socrates: a Source Book. London: Macmillan for the Open University Press, 1970.

  222. Gergel, Tania, ed. Alexander: Selected Texts from Arrian, Curtius and Plutarch. Introduction by Michael Wood. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2004.

  223. Mead, G. R. S. Thrice-Greatest Hermes: Studies in Hellenistic Theosophy and Gnosis. Being a Translation of the Extant Sermons and Fragments of the Trismegistic Literature, with Prolegomena, Commentaries, and Notes. Vol. 1: Prolegomena. 3 vols. 1906. London: John M. Watkins, 1949.

  224. Mead, G. R. S. Thrice-Greatest Hermes: Studies in Hellenistic Theosophy and Gnosis. Being a Translation of the Extant Sermons and Fragments of the Trismegistic Literature, with Prolegomena, Commentaries, and Notes. Vol. 2: Sermons. 3 vols. 1906. London: John M. Watkins, 1949.

  225. Mead, G. R. S. Thrice-Greatest Hermes: Studies in Hellenistic Theosophy and Gnosis. Being a Translation of the Extant Sermons and Fragments of the Trismegistic Literature, with Prolegomena, Commentaries, and Notes. Vol. 3: Excerpts and Fragments. 3 vols. 1906. London: John M. Watkins, 1949.

  226. Saunders, A. N. W., trans. Demosthenes and Aeschines. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1975.

  227. Saunders, A. N. W. trans. Greek Political Oratory. 1970. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978.

  228. Scott, Walter, ed. & trans. Hermetica: The Ancient Greek and Latin Writings which Contain Religious or Philosophic Teachings Ascribed to Hermes Trismegistus. Vol. 1: Introduction / Texts and Translation. 4 vols. 1924. Boulder: Hermes House, 1982.

  229. Taylor, Thomas, trans. Iamblichus’ Life of Pythagoras, or Pythagoric Life. Accompanied by Fragments of the Ethical Writings of Certain Pythagoreans in the Doric Dialect; and a Collection of Pythagoric Sentences from Storaeus and Others, Which are omitted by Gale in his Opuscula Mythologica, and Have not Been Noticed by Any Editor. 1818. London: John M. Watkins, 1965.

  230. Warner, Rex. The Greek Philosophers. 1958. A Mentor Book. New York: New American Library, 1963.



  231. Bowra, C. M. Ancient Greek Literature. 1933. Opus 28. London: Oxford University Press, 1967.

  232. Bowra, C. M. Heroic Poetry. 1952. Papermac. London: Macmillan & Co., 1964.

  233. Bowra, C. M. Landmarks in Greek Literature. 1966. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1970.

  234. Canfora, Luciano. The Vanished Library. 1987. Trans. Martin Ryle. 1989. Hutchinson Radius. London: Random Century Group, 1990.

  235. Dickinson, G. Lowes. The Greek View of Life. 1896. Vintage Books. London: Methuen, 1941.

  236. Feder, Lillian. Crowell’s Handbook of Classical Literature. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1964.

  237. Freeman, Kathleen, trans. The Greek Way: An Anthology. London: MacDonald & Co., 1947.

  238. Grant, Michael. Myths of the Greeks and Romans. A Mentor Book. New York: New American Library, 1962.

  239. Grant, Michael, ed. Greek Literature in Translation: Translations from Greek Prose and Poetry. A Pelican Book. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1973.

  240. Grimal, Pierre. The Dictionary Of Classical Mythology. 1951. Trans. A. R. Maxwell-Hyslop. Blackwell Reference. Oxford: Basil Blackwell Ltd., 1986.

  241. Lemprière, John. Lemprière’s Classical Dictionary of Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors. 1788. Rev. F. A. Wright. 1949. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd., 1972.

  242. Luck, Georg, ed. & trans. Arcana Mundi: Magic and the Occult in the Greek and Roman Worlds. A Collection of Ancient Texts. 1985. Baltimore, Maryland: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.

  243. Meyer, Marvin W., ed. The Ancient Mysteries: A Sourcebook of Sacred Texts. 1987. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.

  244. Miles, Geoffrey. Classical Mythology in English Literature: A Critical Anthology. London: Routledge, 1999.

  245. Murray, Gilbert. Five Stages of Greek Religion: Studies based on a Course of Lectures delivered in April 1912 at Columbia University. The Thinker’s Library, 52. London: Watts & Co., 1935.

  246. Murray, Gilbert. Humanist Essays. London: Unwin Books, 1964.

  247. Stoneman, Richard, ed. A Literary Companion to Travel in Greece. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1984.

  248. Taplin, Oliver. Greek Fire. London: Jonathan Cape, 1989.

  249. Trzaskoma, Stephen M., R. Scott Smith, & Stephen Brunet, ed. Anthology of Classical Myth: Primary Sources in Translation. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2004.

  250. Wood, Michael. The Road to Delphi: The Life and Afterlife of Oracles. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.


[Seneca's Death]

Latin Literature
[146 books]


    Authors & Works:

    1. Apuleius (c.125–c.180 AD)
    2. Petronius (c.27–66 AD)
    3. Anthologies & Secondary Literature



    Lucius Apuleius [Apuleius] (c.125–c.180 AD)

  1. Apuleius, Lucius. The Golden Ass, Being the Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius. Trans. W. Adlington. Rev. S. Gaselee. Loeb Classical Library. London & New York: William Heinemann & The Macmillan Company, 1915.

  2. Apuleius, Lucius. The Works of Apuleius, Comprising the Metamorphoses, or Golden Ass, The God of Socrates, the Florida, and His Defence, or a Discourse on Magic. A New Translation. To Which are Added. a Metrical Version of the Cupid and Psyche and Mrs. Tighe’s Psyche, a Poem in Six Cantos. Bohn’s Libraries. London: George Bell & Sons, 1893.

  3. Apuleius, Lucius. The Golden Ass of Apuleius. Trans. William Adlington. 1566. London: John Lehmann, 1946.

  4. Apuleius, Lucius. The Transformations of Lucius, Otherwise Known as The Golden Ass. Trans. Robert Graves. Penguin Classics. 1950. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1950.

  5. Apuleius, Lucius. The Golden Ass. Trans. Jack Lindsay. Indiana University Greek and Latin Classics. 1960. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1962.

  6. Apuleius, Lucius. The Transformations of Lucius, Otherwise Known as The Golden Ass. Trans. Robert Graves. 1950. Rev. Michael Grant. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1990.

  7. Apuleius, Lucius. The Golden Ass. Trans. P. G. Walsh. The World’s Classics. 1994. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.

  8. Apuleius, Lucius. The Golden Ass, Or Metamorphoses: A New Translation. Trans. E. J. Kenney. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1998.

  9. Manara, Milo & Lucius Apuleius. Les Métamorphoses de Lucius. Paris: L’Echo des Savanes/ Albin Michel, 2007.

  10. Winkler, John J. Auctor & Actor: A Narratological Reading of Apuleius's Golden Ass. 1985. Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1991.


  11. Gaius Petronius Arbiter (c.27–66 AD)

  12. Petronius. Satyricon. Trans. Michael Heseltine. Seneca. Apococyntosis. Trans. W. H. D. Rouse. 1913. Rev. E. H. Warmington. 1969. Loeb Classics. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005.

  13. Petronius. The Satyricon of T. Petronius Arbiter (Burnaby’s Translation, 1694). Introduction by C. K. Scott Moncrieff. The Abbey Classics. London: Remainder Centre, Ltd., n.d.

  14. Petronius. Satyricon. Trans. Paul Dinnage. 1953. Ed. Costas Panayotakis. Wordsworth Classics of World Literature. Ware, Hertfordshire: Wordsworth, 1999.

  15. Petronius. The Satyricon. Trans. William Arrowsmith. 1959. A Mentor Classic. New York: New American Library, 1960.

  16. Gillette, Paul. Satyricon: Memoirs of a Lusty Roman. A reconstruction in Modern English of the Classic Novel of Imperial Age Rome, The Satyricon of Titus Petronius Arbiter. Los Angeles, CA: Holloway House, 1965.

  17. Petronius. The Satyricon and The Fragments. Trans. John Sullivan. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1965.

  18. Petronius Arbiter. Satyrica. Trans. Frederick Raphael. London: the Folio Society, 2003.


  19. Anthologies & Secondary Literature

  20. Walsh, P. G. The Roman Novel. 1970. London: Bristol Classical Press, 1995.



  21. Authors & Works:

    1. Catullus (c.84–c.54 BC)
    2. Horace (65–8 BC)
    3. Juvenal (late 1st-early 2nd century AD)
    4. Lucan (39-65 AD)
    5. Lucretius (c.99-c.55 BC)
    6. Martial (38/41-102/4 AD)
    7. Ovid (43 BC–17/18 AD)
    8. Propertius (c.50/45–c.15 BC)
    9. Statius (c.45-c.96 AD)
    10. Tibullus (c.54-19 BC)
    11. Valerius Flaccus ( -c.90 AD)
    12. Virgil (70–19 BC)
    13. Anthologies & Secondary Literature



    Gaius Valerius Catullus (c.84–c.54 BC)

  22. Michie, James, trans. The Poems of Catullus. Introduction by Robert Rowland. 1969. London: Panther, 1972.

  23. Michie, James, trans. The Poems of Catullus. Introduction by Robert Rowland. 1969. Bristol Classical Press. 1989. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 2004.

  24. Whigham, Peter, trans. The Poems of Catullus. 1966. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1974.

  25. Catullus. The Complete Poems. Trans. Jack Lindsay. London: Sylvan Press, 1948.

  26. Swanson, Roy Arthur, trans. Odi et Amo: The Complete Poetry of Catullus. New York: The Liberal Arts Press, 1959.

  27. Gaisser, Julia Haig, ed. Catullus in English. Penguin Poets in Translation. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2001.

  28. Lindsay, Jack. Brief Light: A Novel of Catullus. London: Methuen & Co., 1939.


  29. Quintus Horatius Flaccus [Horace] (65–8 BC)

  30. Q. Horatii Flacci. Vita et Opera. N.p.: n.d.

  31. Horace. The Odes and Epodes. Trans. C. E. Bennett. 1914. Loeb Classics. London: William Heinemann / New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1925.

  32. Michie, James, trans. The Odes of Horace. 1964. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978.

  33. Horace. The Complete Odes and Epodes, with the Centennial Hymn. Trans. W. G. Shepherd. Introduction by Betty Radice. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1983.

  34. Dunsany, Lord, trans. The Odes of Horace. London: Heinemann, 1947.

  35. Carnes-Ross, D. S., & Kenneth Haynes, ed. Horace in English. Penguin Poets in Translation. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1996.

  36. Wilkinson, L. P. Horace and His Lyric Poetry. 1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1968.


  37. Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis [Juvenal] (late 1st-early 2nd century AD)

  38. Juvenal. The Sixteen Satires. Trans. Peter Green. 1967. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1980.


  39. Marcus Annaeus Lucanus [Lucan] (39-65 AD)

  40. Lucan. Pharsalia: Dramatic Incidents of the Civil Wars. Trans. Robert Graves. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1956.

  41. Lucan. Pharsalia: The Civil War. Trans. Douglas Little. Dunedin: University of Otago Press, 1989.


  42. Titus Lucretius Carus (c.99-c.55 BC)

  43. Lucretius. The Nature of the Universe. Trans. Ronald Latham. 1951. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1957.


  44. Marcus Valerius Martialis [Martial] (38/41-102/4 AD)

  45. Martial. Epigrams I. Trans. Walter C. A. Ker. 1919. Loeb Classics. 2 vols. London: William Heinemann / Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1947.

  46. Martial. Epigrams II. Trans. Walter C. A. Ker. 1920. Loeb Classics. 2 vols. London: William Heinemann / Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1950.

  47. Goertz, Donald C., trans. Select Epigrams of Martial. New York: University Books, Inc., 1971.

  48. Martial. The Epigrams. Trans. James Michie. 1972. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978.

  49. Sullivan, J. P., & A. J. Boyle, ed. Martial in English. Penguin Poets in Translation. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1996.


  50. Publius Ovidius Naso [Ovid] (43 BC–17/18 AD)

  51. Ovid. I: Heroides and Amores. Trans. Grant Showerman. 1914. Loeb Classics, 41. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971.

  52. Ovid. Amores: with Latin Text. Trans. Guy Lee. London: John Murray, 1968.

  53. Lee, Guy, trans. Ovid in Love: Ovid's Amores. With Drawings by John Ward. London: John Murray (Publishers) Ltd., 2000.

  54. Ovid. Heroides. Trans. Harold Isbell. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1990.

  55. Ovid. II: The Art of Love and Other Poems. Trans. J. H. Mozley. 1929. Rev. G. P. Goold. Loeb Classics, 232. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004.

  56. May, J. Lewis, trans. The Love Books of Ovid: Being the Amores, Ars Amatoria, Remedia Amoris and Medicamina Faciei Femineae of Publius Ovidius Naso. Illustrated by Jean de Bosschère. New York: Willey Book Co., 1940.

  57. Ovid. The Art of Love. Trans. J. Lewis May. 1925. London: Bestseller Library, 1959.

  58. Gregory, Horace, trans. Love Poems of Ovid: Amores, The Art of Love, Cures for Love. A Mentor Classic. Toronto: New American Library of Canada, 1964.

  59. Ovidius Naso, Publius. Ars Amatoria. Trans. B. P. Moore. Drawings by Victor Reinganum. London: The Folio Society, 1965.

  60. Ovid. On Love: Being the “Ars Amatoria” [Skill in Loving] and the “Amores” [The Loves]. Translated by Beram Saklatvala. Illustrated by Charles Pierce. London: Charles Skilton, 1966.

  61. Ovid. Love: The Technique of Love and Remedies for Love. Trans. Paul Turner. London: Panther, 1968.

  62. Ovid. The Erotic Poems: The Amores, The Art of Love, Cures for Love, On Facial Treatment for Ladies. Trans. Peter Green. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1982.

  63. Ovid. III: Metamorphoses 1: Books I-VIII. Trans. Frank Justus Miller. 1916. Rev. G. P. Goold. Loeb Classics, 42. 2 vols. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004.

  64. Ovid. IV: Metamorphoses 2: Books IX-XV. Trans. Frank Justus Miller. 1916. Rev. G. P. Goold. Loeb Classics, 43. 2 vols. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005.

  65. Ovid. The Metamorphoses. Trans. Arthur Golding. 1565-67. Ed. Madeleine Forey. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2002.

  66. Ovid. The Metamorphoses. Trans. John Dryden et al. Ed. Samuel Garth. 1717. Ed. Garth Tissol. Wordsworth Classics, 1998.

  67. Ovid. The Metamorphoses. Trans. Rolfe Humphries. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1955.

  68. Ovid. The Metamorphoses. Trans. Mary M. Innes. 1955. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971.

  69. Ovid. The Metamorphoses. Trans. Horace Gregory. New York: Viking Penguin, 1958.

  70. Ovid. The Metamorphoses. Trans. A. D. Melville. Oxford: World's Classics, 1986.

  71. Boer, Charles, trans. Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Dunquin Series, 17. Dallas, TX: Spring Publications, 1989.

  72. Mandelbaum, Allen, trans. The Metamorphoses of Ovid. A Harvest Book. San Diego: Harcourt, Inc., 1993.

  73. Slavitt, David R. trans. The Metamorphoses of Ovid. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

  74. Ovid. The Metamorphoses. Trans. David Raeburn. Harmondsworth: Penguin Classics, 2004.

  75. Ovid. The Metamorphoses. Trans. Charles Martin. New York: Norton, 2004.

  76. Ted Hughes, trans. Tales from Ovid. London: Faber, 1997.

  77. Jones, Peter. Reading Ovid: Stories from the Metamorphōsēs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

  78. Ovid. V: Fasti. Trans. J. G. Frazer. 1931. Loeb Classics. Cambridge: Harvard University Press / London: William Heinemann, 1959.

  79. Ovid. Fasti. Trans. A. J. Boyle & R. D Woodard. 2000. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2004.

  80. Ovid. VI: Tristia . Ex Ponto. Trans. Arthur Leslie Wheeler. 1924. Loeb Classics. London: William Heinemann / Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1953.

  81. Riley, Henry T., trans. The Fasti, Tristia, Pontic Epistles, Ibis, and Halieuticon of Ovid. Literally translated into English Prose. Bohn’s Classical Library. London: George Bell & Sons, 1881.

  82. Ovid. The Poems of Exile: Tristia and the Black Sea Letters. Trans. Peter Green. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.

  83. Heilig, Geo. William. Selections from the Metamorphoses and Heroides of Publius Ovidius Naso with a Literal and Interlinear Translation, For the Use of Schools and Private Learners … Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1889.

  84. Ovid. Selected Works. Ed. J. C. & M. J. Thornton. 1939. Everyman’s Library, 955. London: J. M. Dent / New York; E. P. Dutton, 1948.

  85. Martin, Christopher, ed. Ovid in English. Penguin Poets in Translation. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1998.

  86. Hofmann, Michael, & James Lasdun, ed. After Ovid: New Metamorphoses. London: Faber, 1994.

  87. Wilkinson, L. P. Ovid Surveyed: An Abridgement for the general Reader of ‘Ovid Recalled’. 1955. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1962.


  88. Sextus Aurelius Propertius (c.50/45–c.15 BC)

  89. Watts, A. E., trans. The Poems of Propertius. 1961. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1968.


  90. Publius Papinius Statius (c.45-c.96 AD)

  91. Statius. I: Silvae / Thebaid I-IV. Trans. J. H. Mozley. 1928. Loeb Classical Library. 2 vols. London: William Heinemann / Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967.

  92. Statius. II: Thebaid V-XII / Achilleid. Trans. J. H. Mozley. 1928. Loeb Classical Library. 2 vols. London: William Heinemann / Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1961.

  93. Statius, Publius Papinius. The Thebaid: Seven against Thebes. Trans. Charles Stanley Ross. Johns Hopkins New Translations from Antiquity. 2004. Baltimore & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.


  94. Albius Tibullus (c.54-19 BC)

  95. Dunlop, Philip, trans. The Poems of Tibullus, with the Tibullan Collection. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972.


  96. Gaius Valerius Flaccus ( -c.90 AD)

  97. Valerius Flaccus. Argonautica. Trans. J. H. Mozley. 1934. Loeb Classical Library, 286. London & Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1936.


  98. Publius Vergilius Maro [Virgil / Vergil] (70–19 BC)

  99. The Works of Virgil Translated into English Prose, as Near the Original as the Different Idioms of the Latin and English Languages will Allow. With the Latin Text and Order of Construction on the Same Page, and Critical, Historical, Geographical and Classical Notes, in English, from the Best Commentators both Ancient and Modern, beside a Very Great Number of Notes Entirely New. New Edition. London: Joseph Davidson, 1790.

  100. Virgil. The Works. Translated by John Dryden. 1697. The World’s Classics. 1903. London: Henry Frowde / Oxford University Press, 1906.

  101. Dryden, John, trans. The Works of Virgil. 1697. The World’s Classics. 1903. Introduction by James Kinsley. London: Oxford University Press, 1967.

  102. Virgil. The Pastoral Poems: The Text of the Eclogues with a Translation by E. V. Rieu. 1949. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1954.

  103. Lewis, C. Day. The Eclogues, Georgics and Aeneid of Virgil. 1940, 1952, 1963. Oxford Paperbacks. London: Oxford University Press, 1966.

  104. Virgil. The Aeneid. Trans. C. Day Lewis. 1952. Appreciation by John Pollard. Original Illustrations by David Whitfield. Books That Have Changed Men’s Thinking. Geneva: Heron Books, 1969.

  105. Virgil. The Aeneid. Trans. Robert Fitzgerald. 1983. King Penguin. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1985.

  106. Gransden, K. W., ed. Virgil in English. Penguin Poets in Translation. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1996.


  107. Anthologies & Secondary Literature

  108. Brittain, Frederick, ed. The Penguin Book of Latin Verse. The Penguin Poets. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1962.

  109. Highet, Gilbert. Poets in a Landscape. 1957. A Pelican Book. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1959.

  110. Horace. Satires and Epistles / Persius. Satires. Trans. Niall Rudd. 1973. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979.

  111. Isbell, Harold, trans. The Last Poets of Imperial Rome. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971.

  112. Peckett, C. W. E., ed. An Anthology of Latin Verse. London & Glasgow: Blackie & Son, 1963.

  113. Walker, Gulielmus Sidney, ed. Corpus Poetarum Latinorum. 1827. London: C. Knight, 1835.



  114. Authors & Works:

    1. Plautus (c.254–184 BC)
    2. Seneca (c.4 BC–65 AD)
    3. Terence (c.195/185–159 BC)>
    4. Anthologies & Secondary Literature



    Titus Maccius Plautus (c.254–184 BC)

  115. Plautus. The Rope and Other Plays. Trans. E. F. Watling. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1964.

  116. Plautus. The Pot of Gold and Other Plays. Trans. E. F. Watling. 1965. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1977.


  117. Lucius Annaeus Seneca [Seneca the Younger] (c.4 BC–65 AD)

  118. Bradshaw, Watson. The Ten Tragedies of Seneca, with Notes: Rendered into English Prose as Equivalently as the Idioms of Both Languages will Permit. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., Ltd., 1902.

  119. Seneca. Tragedies I. Trans. Frank Justus Miller. 1917. Loeb Classics. 2 vols. London: William Heinemann / Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1938.

  120. Seneca. Four Tragedies and Octavia. Trans. E. F. Watling. 1966. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978.

  121. Seneca. Letters from a Stoic: Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium. Trans. Robin Campbell. 1969. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1974.

  122. Share, Don, ed. Seneca in English. Penguin Poets in Translation. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1998.


  123. Publius Terentius Afer [Terence] (c.195/185–159 BC)

  124. Terence. The Comedies. Trans. Betty Radice. 1965, 1967, 1976. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979.


  125. Anthologies & Secondary Literature

  126. Duckworth, George E., ed. The Complete Roman Drama: All the Extant Comedies of Plautus and Terence, and the Tragedies of Seneca, in a Variety of Translations. 2 vols. 1942. New York: Random House, 1942.



  127. Authors & Works:

    1. Augustus (63 BC–14 AD)
    2. Marcus Aurelius (121–180 AD)
    3. Julius Caesar (100–44 BC)
    4. Cicero (106-43 BC)
    5. Livy (59 BC–17 AD)
    6. Pliny the Younger (61–c.112 AD)
    7. Quintus Curtius Rufus (c.1st century AD)
    8. Sallust (86-34 BC)
    9. Suetonius (c.69/75–c.130 AD)
    10. Tacitus (56-117 AD)
    11. Anthologies & Secondary Literature



    Gaius Octavius Thurinus [Julius Caesar Augustus] (63 BC–14 AD)

  128. Augustus. Res Gestae Divi Augusti: The Achievements of the Divine Augustus. Ed. P. A. Brunt, P. A. & J. M. Moore. 1967. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979.


  129. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus (121–180 AD)

  130. Aurelius, Marcus. Meditations. Trans. Maxwell Staniforth. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1964.


  131. Gaius Julius Caesar (100–44 BC)

  132. Caesar. War Commentaries. Trans. Rex Warner. Mentor Books. New York: New American Library, 1960.


  133. Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC)

  134. Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Selected Works. Trans. Michael Grant. 1960. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1965.

  135. Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Murder Trials. Trans. Michael Grant. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1975.

  136. Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Selected Political Speeches. Trans. Michael Grant. 1969. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979.

  137. Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Letters to Atticus. Trans. D. R. Shackleton Bailey. 1965-8. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978.

  138. Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Letters to His Friends. Trans. D. R. Shackleton Bailey. 2 vols. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978.


  139. Titus Livius [Livy] (59 BC–17 AD)

  140. Livy. The Early History of Rome: Books I-V of the History of Rome from its Foundations. Trans. Aubrey de Sélincourt. 1960. Introduction by R. M. Ogilvie. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979.

  141. Livy. Rome and Italy: Books VI-X of the History of Rome from its Foundations. Trans. Betty Radice. Introduction by R. M. Ogilvie. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1982.

  142. Livy. The War with Hannibal: Books XXI-XXX of the History of Rome from its Foundations. Trans. Aubrey de Sélincourt. 1965. Ed. Betty Radice. 1972. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978.

  143. Livy. Rome and the Mediterranean: Books XXXI-XLV of the History of Rome from its Foundations. Trans. Henry Bettenson. Introduction by A. H. McDonald. 1976. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978.


  144. Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus [Pliny the Younger] (61–c.112 AD)

  145. Pliny the Younger. The Letters of the Younger Pliny. Trans. Betty Radice. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1963.


  146. Quintus Curtius Rufus (c.1st century AD)

  147. Rufus, Quintus Curtius. The History of Alexander. Trans. John Yardley. Ed. Waldemar Heckel. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1984.


  148. Gaius Sallustius Crispus [Sallust] (86-34 BC)

  149. Sallust. The Jugurthine War. The Conspiracy of Catiline. Trans. S. A. Handford. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1963.


  150. Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (c.69/75–c.130 AD)

  151. Suetonius Tranquillus, Gaius. The Twelve Caesars. Trans. Robert Graves. 1957. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1962.

  152. Suetonius Tranquillus, Gaius. The Twelve Caesars: An Illustrated Edition. Trans. Robert Graves. 1957. Rev. Michael Grant. Ed. Sabine McCormack. 1979. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1982.


  153. Publius [Gaius] Cornelius Tacitus (56-117 AD)

  154. Tacitus. The Agricola and The Germania. Trans. H. Mattingly. 1948. Ed. S. A. Handford. 1970. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1975.

  155. Tacitus. The Annals of Imperial Rome. Trans. Michael Grant. 1956. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979.

  156. Tacitus. The Histories. Trans. Kenneth Wellesley. 1964. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1968.


  157. Anthologies & Secondary Literature

  158. Birley, Anthony, trans. Lives of the Later Caesars: The First Part of the Augustan History, with newly compiled Lives of Nerva and Trajan. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1976.


  159. Anthologies & Secondary Literature


  160. Duff, J. Wright. A Literary History of Rome: From the Origins to the Close of the Golden Age. 1909. London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1932.

  161. Grant, Michael, ed. Roman Readings: Translations from Latin Prose and Poetry. A Pelican Book. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1958.

  162. Grant, Michael. Roman Literature. 1954. A Pelican Book. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1958.

  163. Lindsay, Jack, ed. Ribaldry of Rome: An Anthology. London: Bestseller Library, 1961.


[Egyptian Dancers (c.1400 BC)]

Near-Eastern Literature
[23 books]


  1. Erman, Adolf, ed. The Ancient Egyptians: A Sourcebook of Their Writings. 1923. Trans. Aylward M. Blackman. 1927. Introduction by William K. Simpson. Harper Torchbooks / The Academy Library. New York: Harper & Row, 1966.

  2. Faulkner, R. O., trans. The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead. 1972. Ed. Carol Andrews. London: Guild Publishing, 1985.

  3. Foster, John L., trans. Love Songs of the New Kingdom. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1974.

  4. Fowler, Barbara Hughes, trans. Love Lyrics of Ancient Egypt. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1994.

  5. Lichtheim, Miriam. Ancient Egyptian Literature: A Book of Readings. 3 vols. Vol. I: The Old and Middle Kingdoms. 1973. Berkeley: The University of California Press, 1975.

  6. Lichtheim, Miriam. Ancient Egyptian Literature: A Book of Readings. 3 vols. Vol. II: The New Kingdom. 1974. Berkeley: The University of California Press, 1976.

  7. Lichtheim, Miriam. Ancient Egyptian Literature: A Book of Readings. 3 vols. Vol. III: The Late Period. 1978. Berkeley: The University of California Press, 1980.

  8. Murray, Margaret A., trans. Egyptian Religious Poetry. The Wisdom of the East Series. Ed. J. L. Cranmer-Byng. London: John Murray, 1949.

  9. Petrie, Sir Flinders, ed. Egyptian Tales Translated from the Papyri. 1st Series: IVth to XIIth Dynasty. Illustrated by Tristram Ellis. 1895. London: Methuen, 1926.

  10. Petrie, Sir Flinders, ed. Egyptian Tales Translated from the Papyri. 2nd Series: XVIIIth to XIXth Dynasty. Illustrated by Tristram Ellis. 1895. London: Methuen, 1926.

  11. Wallis Budge, Sir Ernest A., trans. Egyptian Tales and Romances: Pagan, Christian and Muslim. 1931. Keystone Library. London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd., 1935.

  12. Wallis Budge, Sir Ernest A., trans. The Book of the Dead: The Hieroglyphic Transcript and Translation into English of the Ancient Egyptian Papryus of Ani. 1895. New York: Gramercy Books, 1999.

  13. Wilkinson, Toby, trans. Writings from Ancient Egypt. Penguin Classics. London: Penguin, 2016.




  14. Dalley, Stephanie, trans. Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, The Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others. 1989. The World’s Classics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991.

  15. Gardner, John & John Maier, with Richard A. Henshaw, trans. Gilgamesh: Translated from the Sîn-leqi-unninni version. New York: Vintage Books, 1985.

  16. George, Andrew, trans. The Epic of Gilgamesh: The Babylonian Epic Poem and Other Texts in Akkadian and Sumerian. 1999. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2003.

  17. Sandars, N. K., trans. The Epic of Gilgamesh. 1960. Rev. ed. 1972. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1973.

  18. Sandars, N. K., trans. Poems of Heaven and Hell from Ancient Mesopotamia. Penguin Classics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971.

  19. Wolkstein, Diane, & Samuel Noah Kramer. Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth: Her Stories and Hymns from Sumer. Art compiled by Elizabeth Williams-Forte. New York: Harper & Row, 1983.




  20. McNeil, William H., & Jean W. Sedlar, ed. The Ancient Near East. Readings in World History. 2 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 1968.

  21. Pritchard, James, ed. Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament. 1950. 2nd ed. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1955.

  22. Pritchard, James B., ed. The Ancient Near East: An Anthology of Texts and Pictures. 1958. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1971.

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