Musaicum Books presents you the greatest works of ancient Greek literature. The selection of books is based on Yale Department of Classics required reading list. Originally designed for students, this exceptional collection will benefit greatly everyone curious about the history, language, and literary and material culture of ancient Greece. Ancient Greek literature has had a profound impact on western literature at large. In particular, many ancient Roman authors drew inspiration from their Greek predecessors. Ever since the Renaissance, European authors in general, including Dante Alighieri, William Shakespeare, John Milton, and James Joyce, have all drawn heavily on classical themes and motifs. This collection is a compound of ancient Greek wisdom, presenting all the major works of every genre of Greek literature. Ultimately, it will train you to develop powers of critical analysis by studying the important periods and major authors of Greek literature. By studying the art, history, and cultures of the ancient world you will gain the power to illuminate problems confronting contemporary society.
Homer:
Introduction
Iliad
Odyssey
Homeric Hymns

Hesiod:
Introduction
Works and Days
Theogony

Greek Lyric Poetry:
Archilochus
Alcaeus
Sappho
Alcman
Anacreon
Theognis of Megara
Simonides of Ceos
Bacchylides
Pindar

The Oresteia (Aeschylus):
The Life and Work of Aeschylus
Agamemnon
The Choephori (The Libation-Bearers)
Eumenides

The Tragedies of Sophocles:
The Life and Work of Sophocles
Ajax
Antigone
Oedipus at Colonus

The Tragedies of Euripides:
The Life and Work of Euripides
Medea
Hippolytus
Bacchae

The Comedies of Aristophanes:
The Life and Work of Aristophanes
Frogs
Birds
Lysistrata

Herodotus:
The Life and Work of Herodotus
The Histories

Thucydides:
The Life and Work of Thucydides
History of the Peloponnesian War Plato:
The Life and Work of Plato
Republic
The Apology of Socrates (Plato)
Symposium (Plato)
Phaedo (Plato)

Aristotle:
The Life and Work of Aristotle
Poetics
Politics
Nicomachean Ethics

The Orations of Lysias

The Philippics (Demosthenes)

Argonautica (Apollonius)

Hymns of Callimachus

The Idylls of Theocritus

The Rise and Fall of Greek Supremasy (Plutarch):
The Life and Work of Plutarch
Biographies:
Theseus
Solon
Themistocles
Aristides
Cimon
Pericles
Nicias
Alcibiades
Phocion
Demosthenes

Epictetus:
The Enchiridion
6,442 printed pages
Copyright owner
Bookwire
Original publication
2022
Publication year
2022
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