Readings in the Western Humanities, Volume 1 / Edition 4

Readings in the Western Humanities, Volume 1 / Edition 4

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Readings in the Western Humanities, Volume 1 / Edition 4

An anthology for use with The Western Humanities, Fourth Edition, by Roy T. Matthews and F. DeWitt Platt, this Volume I covers literature from the Epic of Gilgamesh through The Prince. The readings are accompanied by extensive contextual headnotes.

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ISBN-13: 9780767415965
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 07/28/2000
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

PrefaceChapter 1 PREHISTORY AND NEAR EASTERN CIVILIZATIONS Selections from The Code of Hammurabi Selections from The Epic of Gilgamesh Ishtar and Gilgamesh, and the Death of Enkidu The Search for Everlasting Life The Story of the Flood ENHEDUANNA, The Exaltation of Inanna The Dispute of a Man with His Soul The Story of Sinuhe the Egyptian The Great Hymn to the Aten Chapter 2 AEGEAN CIVILIZATION: The Minoans, the Mycenaeans, and the Greeks of the Archaic Age HOMER, Selections from the Iliad Book 1 Book 6 Book 22 *Book 24* HOMER, Selections from the Odyssey Book 9 *Book 23* SAPPHO, Poems �I� �II� �Let's Not Pretend� Chapter 3 CLASSICAL GREEK CIVILIZATION: The Hellenic Age SOPHOCLES, Oedipus the King THUCYDIDES, Selection from History of the Peloponnesian War Book II Pericles' Funeral Oration Second Year of the War. The Plague and Its Effects PLATO, Selections from The Republic Book V Book VII PLATO, Selection from Phaedo ARISTOTLE, Selections from Poetics and Politics (and more...)

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