Classical texts

    Aesop's Fables

    By Aesop

    Hardback £8.45

    This timeless collection brings together three hundred of the most enduringly popular of Aesop's fables in a volume that will delight young and old readers alike. Here are all the age-old favourites - the wily fox, the vain peacock, the predatory cat and the steady tortoise - just as endearingly...

    Ovid's Heroides

    By Paul Murgatroyd

    Paperback Save £2.07 = £27.92

    This volume offers up-to-date translations of all 21 epistles of Ovid's Heroides. Each letter is accompanied by a preface explaining the mythological background, an essay offering critical remarks on the poem, and discussion of the heroine and her treatment elsewhere in Classical literature. Where relevant, reception in later literature, film,...

    Horace: Odes Book II

    By Stephen Horace

    Paperback Save £0.79 = £20.20

    The first substantial commentary for a generation on this book of Horace's Odes, a great masterpiece of classical Latin literature.

    Statius, Thebaid 2: Edited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary

    Hardback £99.96

    The first full-length scholarly commentary in English on Book 2 of Statius' Thebaid, greatly expanding on and updating Mulder's 1954 Latin language commentary. Detailed yet accessible, this edition comprises an extensive introduction, full Latin text with apparatus criticus, clear English translation, and comprehensive line-by-line commentary.

    On Life and Death

    By Cicero

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    Cicero 106-43 BC was the greatest orator of the ancient world and a leading politician of the closing era of the Roman republic. These three dialogues here are among the most accessible of Cicero's philosophical works.

    Jewish War

    By Josephus

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    In AD 70 the city of Jerusalem was destroyed by Roman forces after a 6 month siege, the world-famous temple burnt to the ground. This was the disastrous outcome of a Jewish revolt against Roman domination beginning in AD 66 with high hopes and early success, but soon became mired...

    Roots of Yoga

    By James Mallinson

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    'Yoga is to be known through yoga. Yoga arises from yoga. One who is vigilant by means of yoga delights in yoga for a long time'Yoga is hugely popular around the world today, yet until now little has been known of its roots. This book collects, for the first time,...

    Odyssey

    By Homer

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    The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero Odysseus' epic ten year journey home after the end of the Trojan War of the Iliad. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers.

    The Odyssey

    By Homer

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    Homer's great epic, The Odyssey, is perhaps Western literature's first adventure story, and certainly remains one of its finest. It describes King Odysseus of Ithaca's epic, ten-year quest to return home after the Trojan War. He encounters giants, sorceresses, sea-monsters and sirens, while his wife Penelope is forced to resist...

    Virgil Aeneid VIII: A Selection

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    This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-level Group 3 prescription of Virgil's Aeneid VIII, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary for lines 86-279 and 558-584, along with a detailed introduction. Book VIII of the Aeneid is remarkable for the diversity of...

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