Ancient & Medieval Literature
mobi |eng | 2006-02-21 | Author:Lucius Apuleius & William Adlington

THE FORTY-THIRD CHAPTER How Apuleius was found by his shadow. As wee passed by the way wee met with a tall souldier (for so his habite and countenance declared) who ...
( Category: Classics September 6,2018 )
epub |eng | 2003-11-15 | Author:Plato & Benjamin Jowett [Plato & Jowett, Benjamin]

* * * One more aspect of the Timaeus remains to be considered--the mythological or geographical. Is it not a wonderful thing that a few pages of one of Plato's ...
( Category: Philosophy August 19,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-09-22 | Author:G. K. Chesterton [Chesterton, G. K.]

Fads and Public Opinion A FOREIGNER IS A man who laughs at everything except jokes. He is perfectly entitled to laugh at anything, so long as he realises, in a ...
( Category: United States August 11,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-07-20 | Author:Cicero [Cicero]

53. Let us now look at the main point: for which one of them was the actual spot where they came to blows more convenient? Jurors, is that something that ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations August 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-12-08 | Author:Cicero [Cicero]

So I went on. ‘In gaiety and wit,’ I continued, ‘Gaius Julius Caesar Strabo Vopiscus, son of Lucius, outdid all his contemporaries and his predecessors as well.3 His oratory was ...
( Category: Politics & Government August 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2006-05-24 | Author:Miguel Cervantes [Cervantes, Miguel]

The Jealous Extremaduran Not many years ago a gentleman born of noble parents set out from a village in Extremadura, and like a second Prodigal Son went off through various ...
( Category: Short Stories & Anthologies August 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-08-04 | Author:Aeschylus, Roberts, Deborah [Roberts, Deborah H.]

Children of Tethys with her many young, and of Ocean, who circles [150] the whole of the earth with unsleeping stream:11 look here and see the fetters that pin me ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature August 5,2018 )
epub |eng | 2002-07-30 | Author:Sappho [Carson Annem]

96.7 “rosyfingered”: an adjective used habitually by Homer to designate the red look of Dawn. I think Sappho means to be startling, but I don't know how startling, when she ...
( Category: Poetry July 31,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Marcus Tullius Cicero [Annas Julia]

1 Stoicism was noted for its precise distinctions of terminology; here Cicero couples this point with Antiochus’ claim, which will be prominent in books IV and V, that Stoic differences ...
( Category: Philosophy July 28,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-11-19 | Author:Watson, Burton [Watson, Burton]

1. Following the emendation suggested by Yu Yue. The word “things” in this passage includes mankind. 2. Xiong Yiliao, a man of Chu, is mentioned in Zuozhuan, Duke Ai, sixteenth ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature July 28,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-10-11 | Author:Hesiod

He spoke, and all the gods obeyed their chief. 70 To Zeus’s plan, the Cripple7 right away Modelled a modest maiden out of clay; Clear-eyed Athena dressed her, cinched her ...
( Category: Poetry July 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-03-04 | Author:H. D. F. Kitto

VIII The Greeks at War The Greek world was now divided. On the one side was the Athenian Empire, which men openly called a ‘tyranny’; on the other, Sparta, the ...
( Category: Dramas & Plays July 2,2018 )
epub |eng | 1995-01-01 | Author:Aristotle [Aristotle]

13. Further reading This introduction began by mentioning some of the problems which the Poetics poses to its interpreters; it scarcely needs to be said, therefore, that there are many ...
( Category: History & Criticism June 30,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Plutarch

19. As for Phocion’s wives we have no record of the first, except for the fact that she was a sister of Cephisodotus the sculptor. But his second wife was ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence June 19,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-10-24 | Author:John Marincola

Historians and their Sources (Natural Questions 4b.3.1) … if I assure you that hail is formed in the same way that ice is here on earth,6 when an entire cloud ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature May 13,2018 )

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