eBook Classical Authors: 500 BCE to 1100 CE, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1622750047
  • ISBN-13: 9781622750047
  • DDC: 880.09
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 328 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2014
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Overview

Since ancient times, storytelling has been a valued art form that enables traditions, beliefs, and lessons to be transmitted from one generation to the next. Epics such as Homer’s Odyssey and Virgil’s Aeneid and tales such as those contained in the collected The Thousand and One Nights offer modern-day readers a glimpse into various countries and cultures, as well as different eras. The individuals and works profiled in this absorbing volume have withstood the test of time, remaining culturally significant and influencing authors and readers alike for centuries.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Homer.
2: Hesiod.
3: Archilochus.
4: Stesichorus.
5: Alcaeus.
6: Sappho.
7: Anacreon.
8: Simonides of Ceos.
9: Aesop.
10: Aeschylus.
11: Pindar.
12: Bacchylides.
13: Sophocles.
14: Herodotus.
15: Euripides.
16: Thucydides.
17: Aristophanes.
18: Xenophon.
19: Anonymous: The Mahabarata.
20: Qu Yuan.
21: Callimachus.
22: Valmiki.
23: Plautus.
24: Quintus Ennius.
25: Polybius.
26: Terence.
27: Sima Xiangru.
28: Sima Qian.
29: Marcus Terentius Varro.
30: Cicero.
31: Tiruvalluvar.
32: Lucretius.
33: Sallust.
34: Catullus.
35: Virgil.
36: Horace.
37: Strabo.
38: Livy.
39: Sextus Propertius.
40: Albius Tibullus.
41: Ovid.
42: Seneca the Younger.
43: Martial.
44: Lucan.
45: Gaius Petronius Arbiter.
46: Statius.
47: Plutarch.
48: Juvenal.
49: Tacitus.
50: Pliny the Younger.
51: Suetonius.
52: Ashvaghosha.
53: Lucian.
54: Lucius Apuleius.
55: Cao Zhi.
56: Ruan Ji.
57: Lu Ji.
58: Tao Qian.
59: Xie Lingyun.
60: Kalidasa.
61: Various: Al-Muʿallaqāt.
62: Al-Khansā'.
63: Kakinomoto Hitomaro.
64: Al-Akhṭal.
65: Al-Farazdaq.
66: ʿUmar ibn Abī Rabīʿah.
67: Jarīr.
68: Caedmon.
69: Bana.
70: Yamanoue Okura.
71: Anonymous: The Book of the Dun Cow.
72: Bede The Venerable.
73: Bhavabhuti.
74: Wang Wei.
75: Li Bai.
76: Du Fu.
77: Cen Shen.
78: Ōtomo Yakamochi.
79: Abū Nuwās.
80: Abū al- ʿAtāhirah.
81: Anonymous: Beowulf.
82: Han Yu.
83: Bai Juyi.
84: Liu Zongyuan.
85: Yuan Zhen.
86: Abū Tammām.
87: Wen Tingyun.
88: Li Shangyin.
89: Al-Buḥturī.
90: Ibn Qutaybah.
91: Sugawara Michizane.
92: Rūdakī.
93: Cynewulf.
94: Anonymous: The Thousand and One Nights.
95: Al-Masʿūdī.
96: Minamoto Shitagō.
97: Al-Mutanabbī.
98: Ferdowsī.
99: Ki Tsurayuki.
100: Li Yu.
101: Pampa.
102: Sei Shōnagon.
103: Al-Hamadhānī.
104: AL-Maʿarrī.
105: Murasaki Shikibu.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.