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4th Grade History Book: Mayans and Incas of South America: Fourth Grade Books Ancient Civilizations

by Baby Professor

The Mayans and Incas of South America were influential people in the region's culture and tradition. Learn about them through this attention-grabbing educational book. By using more pictures and only a few select...


4th Grade History: Ancient Civilizations: Fourth Grade Books for Kids

by Baby Professor

Ancient civilizations is one 4th grade subject that can be quite difficult to understand just be reading texts. The good news is history picture books exist and they are a joy to study. Pictures provide visual...


6th Grade History: First Civilizations: Ancient Civilizations for Kids Sixth Grade Books

by Baby Professor

Going back to the past is both scary and exciting, with it being mysterious and all. But this picture book provides just the right sneak peek into forgotten times. Here, you get to see for yourself how ancient...


The Divine Comedy : Purgatory

by Dante Alighieri

Purgatory is the second part of Dante's Divine Comedy, following the Inferno, and preceding the Paradiso. The poem was written in the early 14th century. It is an allegory telling of the climb of Dante up the...


Desert Songs of the Night: 1500 Years of Arabic Literature

by Suheil Bushrui, James M. Malarkey & James Malarkey

A unique and extraordinary collection, Desert Songs of the Night presents some of the finest poetry and prose by Arab writers, from the Arab East to Andalusia, over the last 1,500 years. From the mystical imagery...


Physics

by Aristotle

The Physics of Aristotle is one of the foundational books of Western science and philosophy. As Martin Heidegger once wrote.The Physics is a lecture in which he seeks to determine beings that arise on their...


Mahabharata Now: Narration, Aesthetics, Ethics

by Arindam Chakrabarti & Sibaji Bandyopadhyay

The Mahabharata is at once an archive and a living text, a sourcebook complete by itself and an open text perennially under construction. Driving home this striking contemporary relevance of the famous Indian...


The Ink Dark Moon: Love Poems by Ono no Komachi anmd Izumi Shikibu, Women of teh Ancient Court of Japan

by No Komachi Ono, Izumi Shikibu & Jane Hirshfield

These translated poems were written by 2 ladies of the Heian court of Japan between the ninth and eleventh centuries A.D. The poems speak intimately of their authors' sexual longing, fulfillment and disillusionment....


Women of the Gilte Legende

by Larissa Tracy

The Gilte Legende was widely read as a model for everyday life, including the education of women through examples set by early Christian martyrs. This book divides the lives of female saints into: the "ryght...


Amorous Games: A Critical Edition of Les Adevineaux Amoureux

by James Woodrow Hassell

Among the more interesting incunabula preserved in the Salle de la Réserve of the Bibliothèque National in Paris are the apparently unique copies of two editions, very similar in content, of a work entitled...


The Literary Heritage of the Arabs

by Suheil Bushrui & James Malarkey

The Literary Heritage of the Arabs samples some of the finest literature produced by Arab writers in the last 1,500 years. The selection of poetry and prose spans many genres and styles, conveying the full range...


A New Companion to Greek Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)

by Andrew Brown

That the works of the ancient tragedians still have an immediate and profound appeal surely needs no demonstration, yet the modern reader continually stumbles across concepts which are difficult to interpret...


The Pan Principle

by Fiona Pitt-Kethley

The Pan Principle is the story of a woman's travels in search of a variety of sites sacret to god Pan in Greece. Pan, half-goat, half-man, is the only god who is said by the ancients to have died. The mystery...


Latin Literature of the Fourth Century (Routledge Revivals)

by J. W. Binns

This volume, offering an insight into the literary world of Rome in the fourth century AD, reflects an increased interest in the writers of the 150 years before the collapse of the Western Empire, who have long...


A Handbook of Greek Literature (Routledge Revivals): From Homer to the Age of Lucian

by H. J. Rose

First published in 1934, this book covers a broad array of ancient Greek literature, taking into account the most acknowledged of the Greek authors as well as those less well known. H. J. Rose presents the latest...


The Fables of Phaedrus

by Phaedrus & P. F. Widdows

Animal fables are said to have originated with Aesop, a semilegendary Samian slave, but the earliest surviving record of the fables comes from the Latin poet Phaedrus, who introduced the new genre to Latin literature....


The Roman Search for Wisdom

by Michael K. Kellogg

The Roman "philosophy of life" as mirrored in the literature of ten outstanding representative authors

Though Rome conquered much of the world and established an empire that lasted more than a millennium, its...


Jaufre (Routledge Revivals): An Occitan Arthurian Romance

by NoContributor

This translation, first published in 1992, presents one of the most memorable medieval ballads, largely because it contains a number of surprises and falsified expectations.

Jaufre, the hero, arrives at the...


Text to Tradition: The  Naisadhiyacarita and Literary Community in South Asia

by Deven M. Patel

Written in the twelfth century, the Naisadhiyacarita (The Adventures of Nala, King of Nisadha) is a seminal Sanskrit poem beloved by South Asian literary communities for nearly a millennium. This volume introduces...


Fighting Words and Feuding Words: Anger and the Homeric Poems

by Thomas R. Walsh

Fighting Words and Feuding Words engages the powerful tools of Homeric poetic analysis and the anthropological study of emotion in an analysis of two anger terms highlighted in the Iliad by the Achaean prophet...