Greek and Roman Literature
The Aeneid
The Aeneid
by Virgil
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679413359
Virgil's poem about the adventures of Aeneas after the fall of Troy
The Aeneid of Virgil
The Aeneid of Virgil
by Virgil
Paperback      ISBN: 0553210416
An extensive glossary identifying the numerous historical and mythical allusions accompanies this verse translation
Classical Comedy Greek and Roman
Classical Comedy Greek and Roman
Paperback      ISBN: 0936839856
Gathers comedies by Aristophanes, Menander, Plautus, and Terence and discusses the background of each play
The Complete Plays of Aristophanes
The Complete Plays of Aristophanes
Paperback      ISBN: 0553213431
Background information and brief introductions accompany eleven satiric plays by the fifth century B.C. playwright
Eclogues of Virgil
Eclogues of Virgil
Paperback      ISBN: 0374526966
02 Virgil's great lyrics, rendered by the acclaimed translator of The Odes of Horace and Gilgamesh The Eclogues of Virgil gave definitive form to the pastoral mode, and these magically beautiful poems, which were influential in so much subsequent literature, perhaps best exemplify what pastoral can do. "Song replying to song replying to song," touchingly comic, poignantly sad, sublimely joyful, the various music that these shepherds make echoes in scenes of repose and harmony, and of hardship and trouble in work and love. A bilingual edition, The Eclogues of Virgil includes concise, informative notes and an Introduction that describes the fundamental role of this deeply original book in the pastoral tradition. Virgil's great lyrics, rendered by the acclaimed translator of The Odes of Horace and Gilgamesh The Eclogues of Virgil gave definitive form to the pastoral mode, and these magically beautiful poems, which were influential in so much subsequent literature, perhaps best exemplify what pastoral can do. "Song replying to song replying to song," touchingly comic, poignantly sad, sublimely joyful, the various music that these shepherds make echoes in scenes of repose and harmony, and of hardship and trouble in work and love. A bilingual edition, The Eclogues of Virgil includes concise, informative notes and an Introduction that describes the fundamental role of this deeply original book in the pastoral tradition.
Euripides IV: Four Tragedies : Rhesus, the Suppliant Women, Orestes and Iphigenia in Aulis
Euripides IV
Four Tragedies : Rhesus, the Suppliant Women, Orestes and Iphigenia in Aulis
Paperback      ISBN: 0226307832
Each of the sixteen tragedies is preceded by notes on plot, theme, and characters
Euripides V: Electra, the Phoenician Women, the Bacchae
Euripides V
Electra, the Phoenician Women, the Bacchae
Paperback      ISBN: 0226307840
Each of the sixteen tragedies is preceded by notes on plot, theme, and characters
Four Plays by Aristophanes: The Clouds, the Birds, Lysistrata, the Frogs
Four Plays by Aristophanes
The Clouds, the Birds, Lysistrata, the Frogs
Paperback      ISBN: 0452007178
Classic Greek plays offer a caricature of Socrates, a flawed utopia, a clever plan to gain peace, and a debate between deceased playwrights
The Iliad
The Iliad
by Homer
Paperback      ISBN: 0140275363
The centuries-old epic about the wrath of Achilles is rendered into modern English verse by a renowned translator
The Iliad
The Iliad
by Homer
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679410759
Recounts the triumphs and defeats of the Greek and Trojan heroes during the Trojan War and the destruction of Troy by combined Greek armies