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Parmenides, Score Plato Parmeni

By: Plato

Description: This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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Iphigenia in Tauris

By: Euripides

Description: Euripides turned to playwriting at a young age, achieving his first victory in the dramatic competitions of the Athenian City Dionysia in 441 b.c.e. He would be awarded this honor three more times in his life, and once more posthumously. Together with Aeschylus and Sophocles, Euripides would provide the canon of Greek tragedy and thereby lay the foundation of Western theatre. Eighteen of Euripides' ninety-two works remain today, making his the largest extant...

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Report of the Debates in the Convention of California, on the Form...

By: California. Constitutional Convention (1849)

Description: Proclamation of Gen. Riley, dated June 3d, 1849.--Journal of proceedings, and Report of the debates.--List of delegates.--Appendix: Constitution of California.--Memorial.--Digest of Spanish laws ... in existence in California ...--Official correspondence

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The Epistles of Apollonius of Tyana, Score Eoa

By: Apollonius

Description: You should try to be poor as an individual, but to be rich as a member of humanity.--Apollonius, Epistle XXII. Think globally, act locally; Apollonius of Tyana was called, even in his day, a 'citizen of the world.' Befitting this, he seemed t

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The Works of Lucian of Samosata, Score Luc Fowl

By: H. W. Fowler

Description: This is the master index for the four volume Fowler and Fowler translation of the works of Lucian of Samosata. This includes most of Lucian's works, with the notable exception of The Syrian Goddess. There are other 'expurgations' noted in the

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Indian Mythe of South Central California, Score CA Scc

By: A. L. Kroeber

Description: Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We havenotused OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads tobadquality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where thereareimages such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have en

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The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy

By: Padraci Colum

Description: HOW TELEMACHUS THE SON OF ODYSSEUS WAS MOVED TO GO ON A VOYAGE IN SEARCH OF HIS FATHER AND HOW HE HEARD FROM MENELAUS AND HELEN THE TALE OF TROY This is the story of Odysseus, the most renowned of all the heroes the Greek poets have told us of—of Odysseus, his wars and his wanderings. And this story of Odysseus begins with his son, the youth who was called Telemachus. It was when Telemachus was a child of a month old that a messenger came from Agamemnon, the...

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Apology, Score Plato Apology

By: Plato

Description: Plato (Greek: Plátōn, wide, broad-shouldered) (428/427 BC – 348/ 347 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher, the second of the great trio of ancient Greeks –Socrates, Plato, originally named Aristocles, and Aristotle who between them laid the

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The Suppliants

By: Aeschylus

Description: A sacred precinct near the shore in Argos. Several statues of the gods can be seen, as well as a large altar. As the play opens, DANAUS, and his fifty daughters, the maidens who compose the CHORUS, enter. Their costumes have an oriental richness about them not characteristic of the strictly Greek. They carry also the wands of suppliants. The CHORUS is singing.

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The Theogony of Greek, Score Hesiod Gtheo

By: Hesiod

Description: This is a Unicode version of the Theogony of Hesiod. To view the polytonic Greek in this file, your browser needs to be set up to display Unicode correctly

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The Meditations, Score Aurelmed

By: M. A. Antonius

Description: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus is one of the most important books of meditations and maxims ever written. It is doubtful that Marcus Aurelius Antoninus ever intended for this book to be published. Thus the reader will find that

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Laches or Courage

By: Plato

Description: Laches or Courage By Plato Greek Classics Translated by Benjamin Jowett The Laches is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato. Participants in the discourse present competing definitions of the concept of courage. Lysimachus, son of Aristides, and Melesias, son of Thucydides (not the historian Thucydides), request advice from Laches and Nicias on whether or not they should have their sons (who are named after their famous grandfathers) trained to fight in armor...

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Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Vol. 4

By: Edward Gibbon

Description: Gibbon offers an explanation for why the Roman Empire fell, a task made difficult by a lack of comprehensive written sources, though he was not the only historian to tackle the subject. Most of his ideas are directly taken from what few relevant records were available: those of the Roman moralists of the 4th and 5th centuries.

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Hecuba

By: Euripides

Description: Euripides turned to playwriting at a young age, achieving his first victory in the dramatic competitions of the Athenian City Dionysia in 441 b.c.e. He would be awarded this honor three more times in his life, and once more posthumously. His works are characterized by their moral ambiguity, plots of intrigue, and often a separate character (usually a deity) who introduces the play with an explanatory prologue. Hecuba was written around 424 b.c.e., and is con...

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Ajax

By: Sophocles

Description: Ajax de Sófocles (en griego antiguo: Αἴας, Ayax) es una tragedia griega escrita en el siglo quinto. La fecha de la primera presentación de Ajax es desconocida y puede nunca ser encontrado, pero la mayoría de los estudiosos lo consideran como una obra temprana, alrededor de 450 a 430 aC . Es una crónica de la suerte del guerrero Ajax después de los acontecimientos de la Ilíada, pero antes del final de la guerra de Troya.

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The Religion of the Luiseño Indians of Southern California, Score ...

By: C. G. Dubois

Description: This is a primary source of information on the religious beliefs and practices of the Luiseño people, who resided in what is now North San Diego and Orange counties in California. DuBois spent years with the remaining Native Southern Californ

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Philebus

By: Plato

Description: From the days of Aristippus and Epicurus to our own times the nature of pleasure has occupied the attention of philosophers. ‘Is pleasure an evil? a good? the only good?’ are the simple forms which the enquiry assumed among the Socratic schools. But at an early stage of the controversy another question was asked: ‘Do pleasures differ in kind? and are some bad, some good, and some neither bad nor good?’ There are bodily and there are mental pleasures, which w...

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Homerica, Fragments of the Epic Cycle

By: Hugh G. Evelyn-white

Description: In the Western classical tradition, Homer (/ˈhoʊmər/; Ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος [hómɛːros], Hómēros) is the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, and is revered as the greatest of ancient Greek epic poets. These epics lie at the beginning of the Western canon of literature, and have had an enormous influence on the history of literature.

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The Story of the Chaup, a Myth of the Diegueños

By: C. G. Du Bois

Description: Constance Goddard Du Bois (1889-1934) was an American novelist and an ethnographer, writing extensively between 1899 and 1908 about the native peoples and cultures of southern California. Her published fiction included several short stories plus six novels. Her most enduring contribution was as a self-taught ethnographer, doing pioneering studies in a period when professional academic anthropology was just becoming established in the United States. Starting ...

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Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest, Score CA Mlcal

By: K. B. Judson

Description: The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy, science, religion, folkl

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