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Pindar c. The two extant poems of Hesiod eighth or seventh century BC are Theogony , in which he charts the history of the divine world, and Works and Days , in which he delivers moral precepts and practical advice for the world of men. His ethical, religious, and existential reflections have endured as an expression of Stoicism, a text for students of that philosophy, and a guide to the moral life. Letters, Volume II: Books The Comedy of Asses. The Pot of Gold. The Two Bacchises.
The Captives. The comedies of Plautus , who brilliantly adapted Greek plays for Roman audiences c. Twenty-one of his plays are extant. The Casket Comedy. The Two Menaechmuses. Tragedies, Volume I: Hercules. Phoenician Women. Seneca ca.
AD 4—65 authored verse tragedies that strongly influenced Shakespeare and other Renaissance dramatists. Plots are based on myth, but themes reflect imperial Roman politics. John G. Fitch has thoroughly revised his two-volume edition to take account of scholarship that has appeared since its initial publication. Aeneid: Books Virgil 70—19 BCE was a poet of immense virtuosity and influence. His Eclogues deal with bucolic life and love, his Georgics with tillage, trees, cattle, and bees. Poems of the Appendix Vergiliana are traditionally, but in most cases probably wrongly, attributed to Virgil.
Appendix Vergiliana. Nicias and Crassus.
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Book 2: Description of the Statues in the Gymnasium of Zeuxippus. Book 3: Epigrams in the Temple of Apollonis at Cyzicus. Book 4: Prefaces to the Various Anthologies. Book 5: Erotic Epigrams. The Greek Anthology contains some 4, Greek poems in the sparkling, diverse genre of epigram, written by more than a hundred composers, collected over centuries, and arranged by subject. This Loeb edition replaces the earlier edition by W.
Paton , with a Greek text and ample notes reflecting current scholarship. Book 8: The Epigrams of St. Gregory the Theologian. The Greek Anthology Gathering of Flowers is a collection over centuries of some short Greek poems called epigrams but seldom epigrammatic by about composers. Meleager of Gadara first century BCE , an outstanding contributor, also assembled the Stephanus Garland , a compilation fundamental to the Anthology. Daphnis and Chloe.
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Anthia and Habrocomes. Enquiry into Plants, Volume I: Books In the former, Theophrastus classifies and describes varieties—covering trees, plants of particular regions, shrubs, herbaceous plants, and cereals; in the last of the nine books he focuses on plant juices and medicinal properties of herbs. His On Odours and Weather Signs are minor treatises. It is in the form of Galenism that Greek medicine was transmitted to later ages. In his Gallic War and Civil Wars , Caesar —44 BCE provides vigorous, direct, clear, third-personal, and largely unemotional records of his own campaigns.
Nearly all the works Aristotle — BCE prepared for publication are lost; the priceless ones extant are lecture materials, notes, and memoranda some are spurious. They can be categorized as: practical; logical; physical; metaphysical; on art; other; or fragments. Theological Tractates. The Consolation of Philosophy. The classical and Christian worlds meet in Boethius c.
His Tractates examine the Trinity and incarnation in Aristotelian terms. His Consolation of Philosophy , a dialogue between himself and Philosophy, is theistic in tone but draws on Greek, especially Neoplatonist, sources. In epistles Seneca c. Tragedies, Volume II: Oedipus. Hercules on Oeta. On Odours. Weather Signs. Lysander and Sulla.
Vandalic War. Book The Convivial and Satirical Epigrams. Book Strato's Musa Puerilis. Book Arithmetical Problems, Riddles, Oracles. Book Miscellanea. Lives, Volume V: Agesilaus and Pompey. Pelopidas and Marcellus. Hellenica by Xenophon c. The Anabasis by Xenophon c. Bite and wit characterize two seminal and stellar authors in the history of satirical writing, Persius 34—62 CE and Juvenal writing about sixty years later.
The latter especially had a lasting influence on English writers of the Renaissance and succeeding centuries. The Exhortation to the Greeks. The Rich Man's Salvation. To the Newly Baptized. Born probably CE in Athens, Clement was a key figure in early Christianity with wide knowledge of Greek literature and culture. His Exhortation to the Greeks to give up their gods and turn to Christ shows familiarity with the mystery cults. Pausanias fl. He shares his enthusiasm for great sites, describing them with care and an accuracy confirmed by comparison with monuments that still stand today.
Epigrams, Volume I: Spectacles, Books In his epigrams, Martial c. His poems are sometimes obscene, in the tradition of the genre, sometimes affectionate or amusing, and always pointed. The surviving works of Ausonius c. There is also an address of thanks to Gratian for the consulship. Timoleon and Aemilius Paulus. Alexander and Caesar. Phocion and Cato the Younger.
Pyrrhus and Gaius Marius. Lives, Volume X: Agis and Cleomenes. Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus. Philopoemen and Flamininus. Lives, Volume XI: Aratus. General Index. As examples of Greek oratory the speeches of Aeschines or — BCE rank next to those of Demosthenes, and are important documents for the study of Athenian diplomacy and inner politics. Gothic War. The Peloponnesian War was really three conflicts —, —, and — BCE that Thucydides was still unifying into one account when he died some time before BCE. Although unfinished and as a whole unrevised, in brilliance of description and depth of insight this history has no superior.
What survives of Histories covers the dramatic years 69— What survives of Annals tells an often terrible tale of 14—28, 31—37, and, partially, 47— Fronto c.
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His correspondence offers an invaluable picture of aristocratic life and literary culture in the second century. His correspondence offers an invaluable picture of aristocratic life and literary culture in the 2nd century. Of its books 1—10, 21—45 except parts of 41 and 43—45 , fragments, and short summaries remain. Ausonius, Volume II: Books Paulinus Pellaeus: Eucharisticus. The War with Catiline.
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The War with Jugurtha. Although Sallust is decidedly unsubtle and partisan in analyzing people and events, his works are important and significantly influenced later historians, notably Tacitus. After personal inquiry and study of hearsay and other evidence, Herodotus born c.
Attributed to Apollodorus of Athens born c.