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    The Odyssey: A Dramatic Retelling of Homer's Epic

    Simon Armitage


    "Armitage has given an ageless story new vigor, and has done it with style, wit and elegance."—Literary Review

  • 9780393069303 72

    The Decameron

    Giovanni Boccaccio, Wayne A. Rebhorn


    "Celebrated in the Renaissance as the foremost stylist of Italian prose, Boccaccio has seldom met his match in English translation...Wayne Rebhorn’s fluid and dynamic rendition hits the mark on every page." —William J. Kennedy, Cornell University

  • 9780393330199 72

    Rediscovering Homer: Inside the Origins of the Epic

    Andrew Dalby


    "Dalby's book and his bibliography provide a superb introduction to the debate surrounding these poems."—Lisa Montanarelli, San Francisco Chronicle

  • 9780393310788 72

    The Roman Way

    Edith Hamilton


    In this informal history of Roman civilization, Edith Hamilton vividly depicts the Roman life and spirit as they are revealed in the greatest writers of the time.

  • 9780393310771 72

    The Greek Way

    Edith Hamilton


    The aim of this work is not a history of events but an account of the achievement and spirit of Greece.