Classical texts

    Roots of Yoga

    By James Mallinson

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    'Yoga is to be known through yoga. Yoga arises from yoga. One who is vigilant by means of yoga delights in yoga for a long time' Yoga is hugely popular around the world today, yet until now little has been known of its roots. This book collects, for the first...

    The Odyssey

    By Homer

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    The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero Odysseus' epic ten year journey home after the end of the Trojan War of the Iliad. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers.

    The Odyssey

    By Homer

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    Homer's great epic, The Odyssey, is perhaps Western literature's first adventure story, and certainly remains one of its finest. It describes King Odysseus of Ithaca's epic, ten-year quest to return home after the Trojan War. He encounters giants, sorceresses, sea-monsters and sirens, while his wife Penelope is forced to resist...

    Propertius, Tibullus and Ovid: A Selection of Love Poetry

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    This is the OCR-endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level Group 3 prescription of Ovid's Amores 1.1 and 2.5, Propertius 1.1 and Tibullus 1.1 with the A-Level Group 4 prescription of Ovid's Amores 2.7 and 2.8, Propertius 1.3 and 2.14 and Tibullus 1.3, giving full Latin text,...

    OCR Anthology for Classical Greek as and A-Level

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    The OCR-endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Greek AS and A-Level set text prescriptions giving full Greek text, commentary and vocabulary and a detailed introduction for each text that also covers the prescription to be read in English for A Level. The texts covered are: AS Thucydides, Histories, Book IV:...

    Ovid on Cosmetics: Medicamina Faciei Femineae and Related Texts

    By Marguerite Johnson

    Paperback £18.95

    The Medicamina Faciei Femineae is a didactic elegy that showcases an early example of Ovid's trademark combination of poetic instruction and trivial subject matter. Exploring female beauty and cosmeceuticals, with particular emphasis on the concept of cultus, the poem presents five practical recipes for treatments for Roman women. Covering both...

    Sophocles: Four Tragedies

    By Oliver Taplin

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    This original and distinctive verse translation of four of Sophocles' plays conveys the vitality of his poetry and the vigour of the plays as performed showpieces, encouraging the reader to relish the sound of the spoken verse and the potential for song within the lyrics.

    The Ancient Art of Growing Old

    By Tom Payne

    Hardback Save £5.50 = £14.39

    Presented in an accessible and playful tone, this book deals with ancient attitudes to ageing, supplemented by a translation. It reveals the true art of growing old gracefully.

    Intellectual Revolution

    By Joint Association of Classical Teachers' Greek Course

    Paperback Save £0.95 = £21.04

    A reader for intermediate students of ancient Greek, introducing three of ancient Greece's most important authors, Euripides, Thucydides and Plato.

    The Odyssey

    By Homer

    Paperback Save £0.29 = £10.70

    Homer''s epic tells of the adventures of Odysseus, the mythological King of Ithaca and leader of the Trojan war, recounting the hero''s wanderings and his eventual regaining of his kingdom.

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