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Dying Every Day
Dying Every Day
Written by James Romm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743749
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Dying Every Day
Seneca at the Court of Nero
Written by James Romm


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
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From acclaimed classical historian, author of Ghost on the Throne a  high-stakes drama full of murder, madness, tyranny, perversion, with the sweep of history on the grand scale.

At the center, the tumultuous life of Seneca, ancient Rome’s preeminent writer and philosopher, beginning with banishment in his fifties and subsequent appointment as... Read more >
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The Cave and the Light
The Cave and the Light
Written by Arthur Herman
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The Cave and the Light
Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.00

Arthur Herman has now written the definitive sequel to his New York Times bestseller, How the Scots Invented the Modern World, and extends the themes of the book—which sold half a million copies worldwide—back to the ancient Greeks and forward to the age of the Internet. The Cave and the Light... Read more >
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The Roman Search for Wisdom
The Roman Search for Wisdom
Written by Michael K. Kellogg
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ISBN: 9781616149253
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The Roman Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: Hardcover, 364 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $28.95

The Roman "philosophy of life" as mirrored in the literature of ten outstanding representative authors

Though Rome conquered much of the world and established an empire that lasted more than a millennium, its citizens sometimes expressed a sense of inferiority to the intellectual accomplishments of ancient Greece. The notion that Roman philosophers... Read more >
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The Roman Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $12.99

The Roman "philosophy of life" as mirrored in the literature of ten outstanding representative authors

Though Rome conquered much of the world and established an empire that lasted more than a millennium, its citizens sometimes expressed a sense of inferiority to the intellectual accomplishments of ancient Greece. The notion that Roman philosophers... Read more >
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The Cave and the Light
The Cave and the Light
Written by Arthur Herman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553807301
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The Cave and the Light
Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: Hardcover, 704 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $35.00

Arthur Herman has now written the definitive sequel to his New York Times bestseller, How the Scots Invented the Modern World, and extends the themes of the book—which sold half a million copies worldwide—back to the ancient Greeks and forward to the age of the Internet. The Cave and the Light... Read more >
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The Cave and the Light
The Cave and the Light
Written by Arthur Herman
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The Cave and the Light
Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: eBook, 704 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $13.99

Arthur Herman has now written the definitive sequel to his New York Times bestseller, How the Scots Invented the Modern World, and extends the themes of the book—which sold half a million copies worldwide—back to the ancient Greeks and forward to the age of the Internet. The Cave and the Light... Read more >
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The Embroidered Armour
The Embroidered Armour
Written by Roberto Peregalli, Translated by Shaun Whiteside
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ISBN: 9781906548339
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The Embroidered Armour

Written by Roberto Peregalli
Translated by Shaun Whiteside


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
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The Embroidered Armour examines the Greek Mysteries, mythology and legends that heralded a revolution in thinking between the time of Homer and Plato, which gave birth to the Western cultural tradition. Read more >
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The Embroidered Armour

Written by Roberto Peregalli
Translated by Shaun Whiteside


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $14.99

The Embroidered Armour examines the Greek Mysteries, mythology and legends that heralded a revolution in thinking between the time of Homer and Plato, which gave birth to the Western cultural tradition.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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The First Clash
The First Clash
Written by Jim Lacey
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ISBN: 9780553385755
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The First Clash
The Miraculous Greek Victory at Marathon and Its Impact on Western Civilization
Written by Jim Lacey


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $17.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“A compelling and provocative read . . . With a soldier’s eye, Jim Lacey re-creates the battle of Marathon in all its brutal simplicity.”—Barry Strauss, author of Masters of Command

 
Marathon—one of history’s most pivotal battles. Its name evokes images of almost superhuman courage, endurance, and fighting... Read more >
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The Modern Library Collection of Greek and Roman Philosophy 3-Book Bundle
The Modern Library Collection of Greek and Roman Philosophy 3-Book Bundle
Written by Marcus Aurelius, Plato and Aristotle
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ISBN: 9780679645702
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The Modern Library Collection of Greek and Roman Philosophy 3-Book Bundle
Meditations; Selected Dialogues of Plato; The Basic Works of Aristotle
Written by Marcus Aurelius, Plato and Aristotle


Format: eBook, 2128 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2012
Price: $2.99

In the long history of philosophy and literature, few have been so widely read and admired as the great thinkers of Greece and Rome. For modern audiences, this eBook bundle—which collects the Modern Library editions of three classics: Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, Selected Dialogues of Plato, and The Basic Works of Aristotle—is... Read more >
The Greek Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $12.99

The philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once said that all of Western philosophy was "but a series of footnotes to Plato." By the same token, one could argue that all of Western civilization is but an extension of the ancient Greek cultural legacy. The Greeks invented tragedy, comedy, lyric poetry, history, philosophy... Read more >
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The Republic and Other Works
The Republic and Other Works
Written by Plato, Translated by Benjamin Jowett
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ISBN: 9780307823007
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The Republic and Other Works

Written by Plato
Translated by Benjamin Jowett


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: June 27, 2012
Price: $7.99

A compilation of the essential works of Plato in  one paperback volume: The Republic, The  Symposium, Parmenides, Euthyphro, Apology,  Crito, and Phaedo. Read more >
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The Greek Search for Wisdom
The Greek Search for Wisdom
Written by Michael K. Kellogg
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ISBN: 9781616145750
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The Greek Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: Hardcover, 341 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $28.00

The philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once said that all of Western philosophy was "but a series of footnotes to Plato." By the same token, one could argue that all of Western civilization is but an extension of the ancient Greek cultural legacy. The Greeks invented tragedy, comedy, lyric poetry, history, philosophy... Read more >
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The Hemlock Cup
The Hemlock Cup
Written by Bettany Hughes
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ISBN: 9781400076017
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The Hemlock Cup
Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life
Written by Bettany Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $17.95

From the celebrated British author and historian: a brilliant new book combining historical inquiry and storytelling élan to paint an unprecedentedly vivid portrait of Socrates and the Golden Age of classical Athens.
 
We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did; in his unwavering commitment to truth and... Read more >
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Greek Philosophy - Simple Guides

Written by Sophia Macdonald


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $4.95

THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU

• to appreciate the revolution in thinking brought about by the Ancient Greek philosophers, who sought to make sense of the world through analysis, reasoning and argument

• to recognize the key ideas of the most significant philosophers and their contribution to Western thought

• to learn about the...

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The First Clash
The First Clash
Written by Jim Lacey
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ISBN: 9780553908121
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The First Clash
The Miraculous Greek Victory at Marathon and Its Impact on Western Civilization
Written by Jim Lacey


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“A compelling and provocative read . . . With a soldier’s eye, Jim Lacey re-creates the battle of Marathon in all its brutal simplicity.”—Barry Strauss, author of Masters of Command

 
Marathon—one of history’s most pivotal battles. Its name evokes images of almost superhuman courage, endurance, and fighting... Read more >
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Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare
Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare
Written by Roger T. Ames
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ISBN: 9780307477804
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Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare

Written by Roger T. Ames


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2010
Price: $9.99

The most widely read military classic in human history, newly translated and revised in accordance with newly discovered materials of unprecedented historical significance. Fluid, crisp and rigorously faithful to the original, this new text is destined to stand as the definitive version of this cornerstone work of Classical Chinese. Of compelling... Read more >
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Written by Thomas Cahill
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ISBN: 9780307755124
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Why the Greeks Matter
Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2010
Price: $13.99

In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth volume to explore “the hinges of history,” Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on another entertaining—and historically unassailable—journey through the landmarks of art and bloodshed that defined Greek culture nearly three millennia ago.

In the city-states of Athens and Sparta and throughout the Greek... Read more >
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Lives of Confucius
Lives of Confucius
Written by Michael Nylan and Thomas Wilson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307590220
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Lives of Confucius
Civilization's Greatest Sage Through the Ages
Written by Michael Nylan and Thomas Wilson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $14.99

Confucius—“Master Kung” (551–479 BCE), the Chinese thinker and social philosopher—originated teachings that have deeply influenced Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese thought and life over many centuries. His philosophy emphasized personal and governmental morality, justice, and appropriateness in social relationships. In time these values gained prom­inence in China over other doctrines, such... Read more >
Selected Dialogues of Plato
Selected Dialogues of Plato
Written by Plato, Introduction by Hayden Pelliccia
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307423610
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Selected Dialogues of Plato
The Benjamin Jowett Translation
Written by Plato
Introduction by Hayden Pelliccia


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 14, 2009
Price: $2.99

Benjamin Jowett's translations of Plato have long been classics in their own right. In this volume, Professor Hayden Pelliccia has revised Jowett's renderings of five key
dialogues, giving us a modern Plato faithful to both Jowett's best features and Plato's own masterly style.

Gathered here are many of Plato's liveliest and richest... Read more >
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Meditations
Meditations
Written by Marcus Aurelius
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307569769
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Meditations

Written by Marcus Aurelius


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2009
Price: $13.99

The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (a.d. 121—180) embodied in his person that deeply cherished, ideal figure of antiquity, the philosopher-king. His Meditations are not only one of the most important expressions of the Stoic philosophy of his time but also an enduringly inspiring guide to living a good and just...

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The Basic Works of Aristotle
The Basic Works of Aristotle
Written by Aristotle, Edited by Richard McKeon
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ISBN: 9780307417527
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The Basic Works of Aristotle

Written by Aristotle
Edited by Richard McKeon


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2009
Price: $14.99

Preserved by Arabic mathematicians and canonized by Christian scholars, Aristotle’s works have shaped Western thought, science, and religion for nearly two thousand years. Richard McKeon’s The Basic Works of Aristotle–constituted out of the definitive Oxford translation and in print as a Random House hardcover for sixty years–has long been considered the... Read more >
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The Image of a Second Sun
The Image of a Second Sun
Written by Jeff Mitscherling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024316
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The Image of a Second Sun
Plato on Poetry, Rhetoric, And the Techne of Mimesis
Written by Jeff Mitscherling


Format: Hardcover, 479 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2007
Price: $55.99

This absorbing study of Plato’s criticism of poetry offers a new interpretation based upon central features of both the pre-Platonic conception of poetry and previously neglected features of Plato’s various discussions of poetry and the poets. Professor Mitscherling’s analysis is unique in that he concentrates on the philosophical significance of Plato’s... Read more >
Diogenes The Cynic
Diogenes The Cynic
Written by Luis E. Navia
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ISBN: 9781591023203
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Diogenes The Cynic
The War Against The World
Written by Luis E. Navia


Format: Trade Paperback, 260 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2005
Price: $29.99

For over eight hundred years, philosophers—men and women—who called themselves Cynics, literally "dogs" in their language, roamed the streets and byways of the Hellenistic world, teaching strange ideas and practicing a bizarre way of life. Among them, the most important and distinctive was Diogenes of Sinope, who became the archetype of... Read more >
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