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Estate Management and Symposium


Xenophon, Emily Baragwanath, Anthony Verity

28 April 2022

Oxford World's Classics

Xenophon recounted several Socratic dialogues which included his Symposium and Oeconomicus and both are concerned with Athenian private life. They are literary creations that reveal Xenophon as a skilled literary artist, an innovative thinker, and far from merely reflecting the conventional thinking of the world around him.

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Antigone and other Tragedies: Antigone, Deianeira, Electra


Sophocles, Oliver Taplin

28 October 2021

Oxford World's Classics

These original and distinctive verse translations convey the vitality of Sophocles' poetry and the vigour of the plays in performance, doing justice to both the sound of the poetry and the theatricality of the tragedies.

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Epigrams from the Greek Anthology


Gideon Nisbet

26 November 2020

Oxford World's Classics

This selection of more than 600 epigrams in verse is the first major translation from the Greek Anthology in nearly a century. Each of the Anthology's books of epigrams is represented here, in manuscript order, and with extensive notes on the history and myth that lie behind them.

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Sophocles: Oedipus the King: A New Verse Translation


David Kovacs

23 April 2020

Sophocles' great masterpiece, Oedipus the King, is here translated into highly-polished English verse alongside an introduction and notes to the translation which seek to make his achievements in both plot and language accessible to students at graduate, undergraduate, and secondary school level.

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Homer: A Very Short Introduction


Barbara Graziosi

28 March 2019

Very Short Introductions

The Iliad and the Odyssey are the cornerstones of Western literature, inspiring artists, writers, philosophers, musicians, playwrights, and film-makers throughout history. Barbara Graziosi introduces Homer's key works and discusses the main literary, historical, and archaeological issues at the heart of Homeric studies.

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Homer, Odyssey I: Edited with an Introduction, Translation, Commentary, and Glossary


Simon Pulleyn

20 November 2018

Offering the first full-length commentary on Odyssey I in English since the 1980s, this new edition with facing translation aims to offer students an accessible yet authoritative introduction to the history and style of Homeric epic alongside detailed philological and linguistic analysis that will be of equal use to advanced scholars.

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The Odyssey


Homer, Anthony Verity, William Allan

27 October 2016

Oxford World's Classics Hardback Collection

The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero Odysseus' epic ten year journey home after the end of the Trojan War of the Iliad. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers.

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The Essential Herodotus: Translation, Introduction, and Annotations by William A. Johnson


William Johnson

25 August 2016

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Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies: Oedipus the King, Aias, Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus


Sophocles, Oliver Taplin

10 March 2016

Oxford World's Classics

This original and distinctive verse translation of four of Sophocles' plays conveys the vitality of his poetry and the vigour of the plays as performed showpieces, encouraging the reader to relish the sound of the spoken verse and the potential for song within the lyrics.

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The Iliad


Homer, Anthony Verity, Barbara Graziosi

09 August 2012

Oxford World's Classics

The Iliad tells the story of Greek warrior Achilles' great anger and the tragic death of Hector during the Trojan War, encapsulating the brutality of war. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers, and this new translation is elegant and accurate, respecting the original line numbers, and accompanied by authoritative editorial matter.

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The Agamemnon of Aeschylus: A Commentary for Students


David Raeburn, Oliver Thomas

17 November 2011

This commentary on Aeschylus' Agamemnon offers the reader a thorough introduction, extensive notes, and separate sections which explore Aeschylus' use of theatrical resources, an analysis of his distinctive poetic style and use of imagery, and an outline of the transmission of the play from 458 BC to the first printed editions.

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Selected Dialogues


Lucian, C. D. N. Costa

27 August 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Leucippe and Clitophon


Achilles Tatius, Tim Whitmarsh, Helen Morales

30 July 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Daphnis and Chloe


Longus, Ronald McCail

28 May 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Orestes and Other Plays


Euripides, Robin Waterfield, James Morwood, Edith Hall

26 March 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Jason and the Golden Fleece (The Argonautica)


Apollonius of Rhodes, Richard Hunter

26 February 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Persians and Other Plays


Aeschylus, Christopher Collard

08 January 2009

Oxford World's Classics

An accurate and highly readable new translation with introduction, extensive explanatory notes, and up-to-date bibliography of four of Aeschylus' plays, including the unique historical tragedy Persians and the hugely influential Prometheus Bound.

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Theogony and Works and Days


Hesiod, M. L. West

11 December 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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Birds and Other Plays


Aristophanes, Stephen Halliwell

13 November 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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Medea and Other Plays


Euripides, James Morwood, Edith Hall

13 November 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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