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Allen Mandelbaum

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Inferno

Written by Dante
Translated by Allen Mandelbaum


Format: Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: January 1, 1982
Price: $6.95

Uniting the most powerful energies of popular culture and the magnificent gothic edifice of Medieval scholasticism, Dante created a new language that combined an intense lyricism with the intellectual seriousness demanded of his project—nothing less than the creation of a Christian epic addressed to the common reader. Dante's synthesis of epic... Read more >

Inferno

Written by Dante
Translated by Allen Mandelbaum


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: August 3, 2004
Price: $5.99

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Purgatorio

Written by Dante
Translated by Allen Mandelbaum


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: December 1, 1983
Price: $6.95

This splendid verse translation by Allen Mandelbaum provides an entirely fresh experience of Dante's great poem of penance and hope. As Dante ascends the Mount of Purgatory toward the Earthly Paradise and his beloved Beatrice, through "that second kingdom in which the human soul is cleansed of sin," all the passion... Read more >
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The Divine Comedy
Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso (in one volume)
Written by Dante Alighieri
Translated by Allen Mandelbaum


Format: Hardcover, 960 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: August 1, 1995
Price: $26.00

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Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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The Odyssey of Homer

Written by Homer
Translated by Allen Mandelbaum


Format: Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: September 1, 1991
Price: $5.95

Homer's epic chronicle of the Greek hero Odysseus' journey home from the Trojan War has inspired writers from Virgil to James Joyce. Odysseus survives storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops and the isle of Circe, the lure of the Sirens' song and a trip to the Underworld, only to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Three Centuries of American Poetry

Edited by Allen Mandelbaum and Robert D. Richardson, Jr.


Format: eBook, 768 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: October 14, 2009
Price: $19.99

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The Metamorphoses

Written by Ovid
Translated by Allen Mandelbaum


Format: Hardcover, 568 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $26.95

Ovid’s famous mock epic—a treasury of myth and magic that is one of the greatest literary works of classical antiquity—is rendered into fluidly poetic English by world-renowned translator Allen Mandelbaum.

Roman poet Ovid’s dazzling cycle of tales begins with the creation of the world and ends with the deification of Caesar Augustus... Read more >

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The Aeneid of Virgil

Written by Virgil
Translated by Allen Mandelbaum


Format: Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: September 1, 1981
Price: $5.95

Virgil's great epic transforms the Homeric tradition into a triumphal statement of the Roman civilizing mission. Aeneas flees the ashes of Troy to found the city of Rome and change forever the course of the Western world--as literature as well. Virgil's Aeneid is as eternal as Rome itself, a sweeping epic... Read more >
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The Aeneid of Virgil

Written by Virgil
Translated by Allen Mandelbaum


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: July 29, 2003
Price: $1.99

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