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The Iliad

by Homer

It is the tenth year of the Trojan War. The Greek allies have laid siege to the city of Troy, but the leaders of the Greek factions are beginning to turn on one another. When Agamemnon, the king of Mycenae,...


Myths of the Ancient Greeks

by Richard P. Martin

From one of today’s foremost scholars, a lively retelling of the timeless tales…

Here are the myths that have influenced so much of our cultural heritage. Such age-old stories as the tragic love of Orpheus...


Oedipus the King

by Sophocles

The famed Athenian tragedy in which Oedipus’s own faults contribute to his tragic downfall.

A great masterpiece on which Aristotle based his aesthetic theory of drama in the Poetics and from which Freud derived...


The Odyssey

by Homer, D. S. Carne-Ross & Robert Fitzgerald

Robert Fitzgerald's is the best and best-loved modern translation of The Odyssey, and the only one admired in its own right as a great poem in English. Fitzgerald's supple verse is ideally suited to the story...


The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso Vols. I & II

by Ovid

Metamorphosis is the title of an epic-mythological poem by the poet Publio Ovidio Nasone and includes fifteen books and over 250 myths. Through this work, Ovid has made famous and sent to the posters numerous...


The Odyssey

by Homer

Odysseus has been away from Ithaca, the Greek city-state under his rule, for ten years while fighting in the Trojan War. After the fall of Troy, Odysseus begins the long journey home to his wife and son; however,...


Austen, Jane: The Complete Novels (Book Center) (The Greatest Writers of All Time)

by Jane Austen

- Lady Susan - Sense and Sensibility - Pride and Prejudice - Mansfield Park - Emma - Persuasion - Northanger Abbey - Juvenilia – Volume I - Juvenilia – Volume II - Juvenilia – Volume III


The Iliad

by Homer

Although the story covers only a few weeks in the final year of the war, the Iliad mentions or alludes to many of the Greek legends about the siege; the earlier events, such as the gathering of warriors for...


Odyssey

by Homer

The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer. The poem is fundamental to the modern Western canon, and...


Iliad

by Homer

The Iliad is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, traditionally attributed to Homer. Set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy (Ilium) by a coalition of Greek states, it...


Homer: The Complete Epic Poems

by Homer

This book, newly updated, contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!

The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included...


The Iliad

by Homer

The Iliad in Classical Attic; sometimes referred to as the Song of Ilion or Song of Ilium) is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, traditionally attributed to Homer. Set during the Trojan War, the...


Odyssey

by Homer & Alexander Pope

Widely regarded as one of the finest works of literature in the Western canon, Homer's Odyssey is a masterpiece of classical epic poetry. The tale follows the travels of the Greek hero Odysseus as he strives...


The Iliad Of Homer

by Andrew Lang, Walter Leaf, Ernest Myers & Homer

Andrew Lang, assisted by Walter Leaf and Ernest Myers, has put the old Greek epos into contemporary English prose. This book is annotated with a rare extensive biographical sketch of the author, Andrew Lang,...