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<i>Trojan Women</i>, <i>Helen</i>, <i>Hecuba</i>

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Trojan Women, Helen, Hecuba
Three Plays about Women and the Trojan War
Euripides
Verse translations by Francis Blessington, with introductions and notes

“These lively, accurate translations will allow readers and theater audiences to appreciate the power of Euripidean tragedy. Blessington’s language is spare and his translation fairly literal, allowing direct—sometimes punchy—delivery while retaining poetic expressions from the Greek.”
—Francis Dunn, author of Tragedy’s End: Closure and Innovation in Euripidean Drama

 

Agamemnon

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Agamemnon
Aeschylus
A verse translation by David Mulroy, with introduction and notes

A new verse translation of Agamemnon, the first play in Aeschylus’s trilogy The Oresteia

 

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Echoing Hylas
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Echoing Hylas
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Horace between Freedom and Slavery
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Horace between Freedom and Slavery
The First Book of Epistles
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The Play of Allusion in the <i>Historia Augusta</i>
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The Play of Allusion in the Historia Augusta
David Rohrbacher
Fall 2015

Women in Roman Republican Drama
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Women in Roman Republican Drama
Edited by Dorota Dutsch, Sharon L. James, and David Konstan
Spring 2015

Dream, Fantasy, and Visual Art in Roman Elegy
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Dream, Fantasy, and Visual Art in Roman Elegy
Emma Scioli
Spring 2015

Shaping Ceremony
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Shaping Ceremony
Monumental Steps and Greek Architecture
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Fall 2014

Selected Epigrams
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Selected Epigrams
Martial, Translated with notes by Susan McLean, Introduction by Marc Kleijwegt
Fall 2014

The Offense of Love
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The Offense of Love
Ars Amatoria, Remedia Amoris, and Tristia 2
Ovid, A verse translation by Julia D. Hejduk, with introduction and notes
Fall 2014

Oedipus at Colonus
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Oedipus at Colonus
Sophocles, A verse translation by David Mulroy, with introduction and notes
Fall 2014

Odes
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Odes
Horace, Translated with commentary by David R. Slavitt
Spring 2014

Silence in Catullus
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Silence in Catullus
Benjamin Eldon Stevens
Fall 2013

Aeschylus’s Suppliant Women
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Aeschylus’s Suppliant Women
The Tragedy of Immigration
Geoffrey W. Bakewell
Spring 2013

Couched in Death
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Couched in Death
Klinai and Identity in Anatolia and Beyond
Elizabeth P. Baughan
Spring 2013

Trickster and Hero
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Trickster and Hero
Two Characters in the Oral and Written Traditions of the World
Harold Scheub
Fall 2012

Antigone
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Antigone
Sophocles, A verse translation by David Mulroy, with introduction and notes
Fall 2012

Perfidy and Passion
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Perfidy and Passion
Reintroducing the Iliad
Mark Buchan
Spring 2012

Oedipus Rex
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Oedipus Rex
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Sophocles, A verse translation by David Mulroy
Spring 2012

The Gift of Correspondence in Classical Rome
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The Gift of Correspondence in Classical Rome
Friendship in Cicero’s Ad Familiares and Seneca’s Moral Epistles
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Spring 2012

The Slave in Greece and Rome
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The Slave in Greece and Rome
Jean Andreau and Raymond Descat
Fall 2011

Oedipus Rex
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Oedipus Rex
Sophocles, A verse translation by David Mulroy, with introduction and notes
Spring 2011

The Codrus Painter
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The Codrus Painter
Iconography and Reception of Athenian Vases in the Age of Pericles
Amalia Avramidou
Fall 2010

The Matter of the Page
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The Matter of the Page
Essays in Search of Ancient and Medieval Authors
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Fall 2010

Greek Prostitutes in the Ancient Mediterranean, 800 BCE–200 CE
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Greek Prostitutes in the Ancient Mediterranean, 800 BCE–200 CE
Edited by Allison Glazebrook and Madeleine M. Henry
Fall 2010

Responses to Oliver Stone’s Alexander
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Responses to Oliver Stone’s Alexander
Film, History, and Cultural Studies
Edited by Paul Cartledge and Fiona Rose Greenland
Fall 2009

New Perspectives on Etruria and Early Rome
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New Perspectives on Etruria and Early Rome
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Spring 2009

The Image of the Poet in Ovid’s Metamorphoses
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The Image of the Poet in Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Barbara Pavlock
Spring 2009

Nox Philologiae
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Nox Philologiae
Aulus Gellius and the Fantasy of the Roman Library
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Fall 2008

Russia’s Rome
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Russia’s Rome
Imperial Visions, Messianic Dreams, 1890–1940
Judith E. Kalb
Fall 2008

Of God and Gods
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Of God and Gods
Egypt, Israel, and the Rise of Monotheism
Jan Assmann
Spring 2008

Ovid before Exile
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Ovid before Exile
Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses
Patricia J. Johnson
Fall 2007

Pandora’s Senses
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Pandora’s Senses
The Feminine Character of the Ancient Text
Vered Lev Kenaan
Fall 2007

Asinaria
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Asinaria
The One about the Asses
Plautus, Translated and with commentary by John Henderson
Fall 2006

Ulysses in Black
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Ulysses in Black
Ralph Ellison, Classicism, and African American Literature
Patrice D. Rankine
Fall 2006

Imperium and Cosmos
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Imperium and Cosmos
Augustus and the Northern Campus Martius
Paul Rehak, Edited by John G. Younger
Fall 2006

Prostitutes and Courtesans in the Ancient World
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Prostitutes and Courtesans in the Ancient World
Edited by Christopher A. Faraone and Laura K. McClure
Fall 2005

Religion in Ancient Etruria
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Religion in Ancient Etruria
Jean-René Jannot, Translated by Jane K. Whitehead
Spring 2005

A Symposion of Praise
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A Symposion of Praise
Horace Returns to Lyric in Odes IV
Timothy Johnson
Spring 2005

Satire and the Threat of Speech
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Satire and the Threat of Speech
Horace’s Satires, Book 1
Catherine M. Schlegel
Spring 2005

Festive Feasts Cookbook
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Festive Feasts Cookbook
Michelle Berriedale-Johnson
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Discs of Splendor
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Discs of Splendor
The Relief Mirrors of the Etruscans
Alexandra A. Carpino
Fall 2003

Mail and Female
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Mail and Female
Epistolary Narrative and Desire in Ovid’s Heroides
Sara H. Lindheim
Fall 2003

Modes of Viewing in Hellenistic Poetry and Art
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Modes of Viewing in Hellenistic Poetry and Art
Graham Zanker
Fall 2003

Ancient Etruscan and Greek Vases in the Elvehjem Museum of Art
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Ancient Etruscan and Greek Vases in the Elvehjem Museum of Art
Jeffrey M. Hurwitt with Patricia C. Powell
Fall 2002

The Complete Poetry of Catullus
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The Complete Poetry of Catullus
Catullus, Translated and with commentary by David Mulroy
Spring 2002

Hellenistic Sculpture III
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Hellenistic Sculpture III
The Styles of ca. 100–31 B. C.
Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway
Spring 2002

Personal Styles in Early Cycladic Sculpture
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Personal Styles in Early Cycladic Sculpture
Pat Getz-Gentle, With a chapter by Jack de Vries
Spring 2001

Grafting Helen
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Grafting Helen
The Abduction of the Classical Past
Matthew Gumpert
Spring 2001

Hellenistic Sculpture II
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Hellenistic Sculpture II
The Styles of ca. 200–100 B.C.
Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway
Spring 2000

Displaced Persons
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Displaced Persons
The Literature of Exile from Cicero to Boethius
Jo-Marie Claassen
Fall 1999

Fearful Hope
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Fearful Hope
Approaching the New Millennium
Edited by Christopher Kleinhenz and Fannie J. LeMoine
Fall 1999

Ancient Goddesses
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Ancient Goddesses
The Myths and the Evidence
Edited by Lucy Goodison and Christine Morris
Spring 1999

Fourth-Century Styles in Greek Sculpture
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Fourth-Century Styles in Greek Sculpture
Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway
Spring 1997

Worshipping Athena
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Worshipping Athena
Panathenaia and Parthenon
Edited by Jenifer Neils
Fall 1996

Hellenistic Architectural Sculpture
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Hellenistic Architectural Sculpture
Figural Motifs in Western Anatolia and the Aegean Islands
Pamela A. Webb
Fall 1996

The Masada Myth
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The Masada Myth
Collective Memory and Mythmaking in Israel
Nachman Ben-Yehuda
Fall 1995

Oedipus
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Oedipus
A Folklore Casebook
Edited by Lowell Edmunds and Alan Dundes
Fall 1995

Flinders Petrie
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Flinders Petrie
A Life in Archaeology
Margaret S. Drower
Spring 1995

Polykleitos, the Doryphoros, and Tradition
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Polykleitos, the Doryphoros, and Tradition
Edited by Warren G. Moon
Spring 1995

The Game of Death in Ancient Rome
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The Game of Death in Ancient Rome
Arena Sport and Political Suicide
Paul Plass
Spring 1995

Greek Heroine Cults
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Greek Heroine Cults
Jennifer Larson
Fall 1994

Murlo and the Etruscans
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Murlo and the Etruscans
Art and Society in Ancient Etruria
Edited by Richard Daniel De Puma and Jocelyn Penny Small
Fall 1993

The Wedding in Ancient Athens
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The Wedding in Ancient Athens
John H. Oakley and Rebecca H. Sinos
Fall 1993

The World of Roman Costume
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The World of Roman Costume
Edited by Judith Lynn Sebesta and Larissa Bonfante
Fall 1993

Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity
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Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity
Towards a Christian Empire
Peter Brown
Fall 1992

Myth, Ethos, and Actuality
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Myth, Ethos, and Actuality
Official Art in Fifth Century B.C. Athens
David Castriota
Fall 1992

Archaic Greek Poetry
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Archaic Greek Poetry
An Anthology
Edited by Barbara Hughes Fowler, Works selected and translated by Barbara Hughes Fowler
Fall 1992

Magical Arrows
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Magical Arrows
The Maori, the Greeks, and the Folklore of the Universe
Gregory Schrempp, With a Foreword by Marshall Sahlins
Spring 1992

Rome and India
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Rome and India
The Ancient Sea Trade
Edited by Vimala Begley and Richard Daniel De Puma
Fall 1991

Kallimachos
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Kallimachos
The Alexandrian Library and the Origins of Bibliography
Rudolf Blum, Translated by Hans H. Wellisch
Fall 1991

The Tragic Middle
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The Tragic Middle
Racine, Aristotle, Euripides
Richard E. Goodkin
Fall 1991

Theocritus’ Pastoral Analogies
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Theocritus’ Pastoral Analogies
The Formation of a Genre
Kathryn J. Gutzwiller
Fall 1991

Investigating Artistic Environments in the Ancient Near East
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Investigating Artistic Environments in the Ancient Near East
Ann C. Gunter
Fall 1990

Hellenistic Poetry
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Hellenistic Poetry
An Anthology
Edited and translated by Barbara Hughes Fowler
Fall 1990

Tradition and Innovation in Late Antiquity
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Tradition and Innovation in Late Antiquity
Edited by F. M. Clover and R. S. Humphreys
Fall 1989

The Hellenistic Aesthetic
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The Hellenistic Aesthetic
Barbara Hughes Fowler
Fall 1989

Hellenistic Sculpture I
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Hellenistic Sculpture I
The Styles of ca. 331–200 B.C.
Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway
Fall 1989

Constantinople and the West
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Constantinople and the West
Essays on the Late Byzantine (Palaeologan) and Italian Renaissances and the Byzantine and Roman Churches
Deno John Geanakoplos
Spring 1989

Wit and the Writing of History
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Wit and the Writing of History
The Rhetoric of Historiography in Imperial Rome
Paul Plass
Fall 1988

The Archaeology of the Olympics
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The Archaeology of the Olympics
The Olympics and Other Festivals in Antiquity
Edited by Wendy J. Raschke
Fall 1988

Euripides and the Tragic Tradition
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Euripides and the Tragic Tradition
Ann Norris Michelini
Spring 1987

Ancient Anatolia
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Ancient Anatolia
Aspects of Change and Cultural Development. Essays in Honor of Machteld J. Mellink
Edited by Jeanny Canby, Edith Porada, Brunilde Ridgway, and Tamara Stech
Fall 1986

Therapeutic Discourse and Socratic Dialogue
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Therapeutic Discourse and Socratic Dialogue
Tullio Maranháo
Fall 1986

The Classical Epic Tradition
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The Classical Epic Tradition
John Kevin Newman
Spring 1986

Greek Footwear and the Dating of Sculpture
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Greek Footwear and the Dating of Sculpture
Katherine Dohan Morrow, With a Foreword by Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway
Fall 1985

Ancient Greek Art and Iconography
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Ancient Greek Art and Iconography
Edited by Warren G. Moon
Fall 1983

Roman Cities
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Roman Cities
Les villes romaines by Pierre Grimal
Edited and translated by G. Michael Woloch
Fall 1982

A History of Education in Antiquity
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A History of Education in Antiquity
H. I. Marrou, Translated from the French by George Lamb
Fall 1982

Festivals of Attica
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Festivals of Attica
An Archaeological Commentary
Erika Simon
Fall 1982

Accountability in Athenian Government
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Accountability in Athenian Government
Jennifer Tolbert Roberts
Fall 1982

Moral Language
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Moral Language
Mary Gore Forrester
Fall 1981

Plato’s Theory of Understanding
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Plato’s Theory of Understanding
Jon Moline
Fall 1981

Romans and Barbarians
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Romans and Barbarians
The Decline of the Western Empire
E. A. Thompson
Fall 1981

The Names in Roman Verse
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The Names in Roman Verse
Donald C. Swanson
Fall 1967

Materials for the Study of the Etruscan Language, Volume I and II
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Materials for the Study of the Etruscan Language, Volume I and II
Compiled by Murray Fowler and Richard George Wolfe
Fall 1965

Mycenaean Studies
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Mycenaean Studies
Proceedings of the Third International Colloquium for Mycenaean Studies Held at “Wingspread,” 4–8 September 1961
Edited by Emmett L. Bennett, Jr.
Spring 1964

Roman Science
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Roman Science
Origins, Development, and Influence to the Later Middle Ages
William H. Stahl
Fall 1962

Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida and the Legends of Troy
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Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida and the Legends of Troy
Robert K. Presson
1953

Classics in Translation, Volume I
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Classics in Translation, Volume I
Greek Literature
Edited by Paul L. MacKendrick and Herbert M. Howe
1952

Classics in Translation, Volume II
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Classics in Translation, Volume II
Latin Literature
Edited by Paul L. MacKendrick and Herbert M. Howe
1952

A Glossarial Index to De Re Coquinaria of Apicius
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A Glossarial Index to De Re Coquinaria of Apicius
Mary Ella Milham
1952

Hermes the Thief
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Hermes the Thief
The Evolution of a Myth
Norman O. Brown
1947

De Rerum Natura
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De Rerum Natura
The Latin Text of Lucretius
Edited by William Ellery Leonard and Stanley Barney Smith
1942

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