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Classic Texts

  • Cover: Theogony trans. Hugh G. Evelyn-White (1914)
    Greek Poem

    Theogony

    By Hesiod
  • Cover: Metamorphoses trans. Sir Samuel Garth, John Dryden, et al. (1717)

    Metamorphoses

    By Ovid
  • Cover: Prose Edda trans. Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur (1916)

    Prose Edda

    By Snorri Sturluson
  • Cover: Odyssey trans. Alexander Pope (1725)
    Greek Poem

    Odyssey

    The Odyssey is a Greek epic poem by Homer, composed in the 8th century BCE, recounting the voyages of its hero Odysseus as he returns home from the Trojan War.

    By Homer
  • Cover: Poetic Edda trans. Henry Adams Bellows (1936)
    Icelandic Poems

    Poetic Edda

    By Anonymous
  • Cover: Iliad trans. Alexander Pope (1720)

    Iliad

    Set during the final weeks of the Trojan War, Homer’s classic Greek masterpiece, the Iliad, narrates the events and battles leading up to the fall of Troy.

    By Homer
  • Cover: Aeneid trans. John Dryden (1697)

    Aeneid

    By Virgil