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The Best of the World's Classics, Volumes I-II [NOOK Book]

The Best of the World's Classics, Volumes I-II

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Overview

This edition features
• two complete books
• linked Tables of Contents and Footnotes

CONTENTS (abridged list)
Vol. I GREECE 484 b.c. — 200 a.d.
Introduction
Herodotus
I Solon's Words of Wisdom to Crœsus.
(From Book I of the "History." Translated by Rawlinson)
II Babylon and Its Capture by Cyrus.
(From Book I of the "History." Translated by Taylor)
III The Pyramid of Cheops.
(From Book II of the "History." Translated by Rawlinson)
IV The Story of Periander's Son.
(From Book III of the "History." Translated by Rawlinson)
Thucydides
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Xenophon
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Plato
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Aristotle
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Polybius
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Plutarch
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Epictetus
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Lucian
I A Descent to the Unknown.
(From "Menippus." Translated by H. W. and F. G. Fowler)
II Among the Philosophers.
(From the "Fisher: A Resurrection Piece." Translated by H. W. and F.
G. Fowler)
III Of Liars and Lying.
(From the "Liar." Translated by H. W. and F. G. Fowler)

Vol. II ROME 234 b.c. — 180 a.d.
Cato the Censor
Of Work on a Roman Farm.
(From "De Re Rustica." Translated by Dr. E. Wilson)
Cicero
I The Blessings of Old Age.
(From the "Cato Major." Translated by Cyrus R. Edmonds)
II On the Death of His Daughter Tullia. (A letter to Sulpicius)
III Of Brave and Elevated Spirits.
(From Book I of the "Offices." Translated by Cyrus R. Edmonds)
IV Of Scipio's Death and of Friendship.
From the "Dialog on Friendship." (Translated by Cyrus R. Edmonds)

Julius Cæsar
I The Building of the Bridge Across the Rhine.
(From Book IV of the "Commentaries on the Gallic War." Translated by McDivett and W. S. Bohn)
II The Invasion of Britain.
(From Book V of the "Commentaries on the Gallic War." Translated by McDivett and Bohn)
III Overcoming the Nervii.
(From Book II of the "Commentaries on the Gallic War." Translated by McDivett and Bohn)
IV The Battle of Pharsalia and the Death of Pompey.
(From Book III of the "Commentaries on the Gallic War." Translated by McDivett and Bohn)
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Sallust
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Livy
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Seneca
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Pliny the Elder
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Quintilian
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Tacitus
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Pliny the Younger
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Suetonius
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Marcus Aurelius
His Debt to Others.
(From the "Meditations." Translated by George Long)
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016605951
  • Publisher: VolumesOfValue
  • Publication date: 4/14/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 442 KB

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