Legacy of the West: Reading in the History of Western Civilization / Edition 1

Legacy of the West: Reading in the History of Western Civilization / Edition 1

by David B. Mock

ISBN-10: 0673469999

ISBN-13: 9780673469991

Pub. Date: 01/27/1997

Publisher: Pearson

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Table of Contents




Part I

The Ancient Near East

1. The Epic of Gilgamesh

2. Book of the Dead

3. Genesis

4. Exodus

5. Deuteronomy

Part II

The Age of Ancient Greece

6. The Republic, Plato

7. “Allegory of the Cave,” The Republic, Plato

8. Politics, Aristotle

9. Ethics, Aristotle

Part III

The Age of Ancient Rome

10. The Twelve Tables

11. On Moral Duties, Cicero

12. The Civil Wars, Julius Caesar

13. Matthew

14. Luke

15. On the Nature of Things, Lucretius

16. Discourses, Epictetus

17. The City of God, Augustine of Hippo

Part IV

The Middle Ages

18. Summa Theologica, Thomas Aquinas

19. Unam Sanctum, Boniface VIII

20. Defensor Pacis, Marsiglio of Padua

21. Christine de Pisan

22. Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer

Part V

The Age of Renaissance and Reformation
23. Sonnets to Laura, Francesco Petrarca

24. The Prince, Niccolo Machiavelli

25. Praise of Folly, Desiderius Erasmus

26. On Christian Liberty, Martin Luther

27. Institutes of the Christian Religion, John Calvin

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