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  • Hamel Trying Neaira.

    Trying Neaira

    Debra Hamel
    $64.95
    Neaira grew up in a Corinthian brothel in the fourth century B.C., became a high-priced courtesan and a sex slave, then settled into a thirty-year relationship with Stephanos of Athens. But next she found herself in court, charged with transgressing Athens's marriage laws which prohibited a non-Athenian citizen to be […]
  • Dead Sea Scrolls

    The Dead Sea Scrolls

    $69.95
    This edition is a landmark work that brings to life the long-inaccessible ancient scrolls of Qumran. Three distinguished translators at the forefront of modern scrolls scholarship reveal the rich tapestry of writings known as the Dead Sea Scrolls. The most comprehensive translation ever compiled for the general reader in any […]
  • Aristotle's Psychology

    De Anima & Parva Naturalia

    Aristotle
    $69.95
    Aristotle's theories regarding the structure and functions of the soul are found chiefly in the De Anima and the tractates collectively known as the Parva Naturalia. These works belong to that part of the corpus which deals with what Aristotle understands by physics, or the world of corporeal substances. To Aristotle, the word […]
  • The Epic of Gilgamesh

    The Epic of Gilgamesh

    $69.95
    Gilgamesh is a Babylonian epic from three thousand years ago, which tells of King Gilgamesh's friendship with the wild man Enkidu and his pursuit of immortality when Enkidu dies. It is a story about human relationships, loss and grief, the confrontation with death, the destruction of nature, insomnia and restlessness, finding […]
  • Orations of Cicero

    Orations of Cicero

    $69.95
    Cicero was perhaps the most famous orator in the history of Rome and the most influential on the founding fathers. This collection of his most important speeches includes his Orations against Cataline, in which he successfully thwarted a conspiracy against the Roman government. It also contains his Philippics, a defense […]
  • That One Should Disdain Hardships

    That One Should Disdain Hardships

    Musonius Rufus
    $64.95
    Musonius Rufus, a Stoic philosopher from the first century C.E., was one of the most influential teachers of his era in imperial Rome.  Alongside Stoics like Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius, he emphasized ethics in action, displayed in all aspects of life.  Merely learning philosophical doctrine and listening to lectures, […]
  • The War for Gaul

    The War for Gaul

    by Julius Caesar translated by James J. O'Donnell OUT OF STOCK
    $64.95
    Imagine a book about an unnecessary war written by the ruthless general of an occupying army - a vivid and dramatic propaganda piece that forces the reader to identify with the conquerors and that is designed, like the war itself, to fuel the limitless political ambitions of the author. Could […]
  • The Invention of News

    The City of God

    2 vol set St. Augustine
    $149.95
    'The City of God' was written against the background of the fall of Rome to a barbarian force in 410.  Many Romans had attributed Rome's fall to the recent Christianization of the Roman Empire with a resulting loss of traditional Roman civic virtue.  To answer this charge, the future Saint […]
  • The Histories of Herodotus

    The Histories of Herodotus

    $64.95
    “This is a publication of the researches of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, in order that the actions of men may not be effaced by time, nor the great and wondrous deeds displayed both by Greeks and barbarians deprived of renown; and among the rest for what cause they waged war upon […]

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