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The Iliad by Homer
One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's Iliad tells the story of the darkest episode of the Trojan War. At its... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
The Odyssey by Homer
Odysseus shares tales of monsters he's fought, but more than that he wants to get home to his wife Penelope, after 20 years of war and journey. [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
The Republic by Plato
The acclaimed Bloom translation, with copious footnotes and references to assist the reader in deciphering one of the most published and interesting philosophical texts ever. [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
Secondary
& Adult
Philosophy &
Religion
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
A tale of honor and betrayal. Pompey is defeated in war by Caesar. A small devoted brotherhood, led by Marcus Brutus, plot the assassination of their new leader. [More]
Classical
500BC-600AD
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Paradise Lost by John Milton
Here in one volume are the complete texts of two of the greatest epic poems in English literature, each a profound exploration of the moral... [More]
Renaissance/
Reformation
Secondary
& Adult
Phil./Religion,
Literature
The Civil War by Julius Caesar
The Civil War is Caesar's masterly account of the celebrated war between himself and his great rival Pompey, from the crossing of the... [More]
Classical
500BC-600AD
Secondary
& Adult
General
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Hamlet seeks revenge on Claudius, who has murdered his father, the King, taken the throne and married his mother. [More]
Renaissance/
Reformation
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Journal by George Fox
Still commonly read today, The Journal of George Fox is the autobiography of one of the founders of the Quaker movement. British preacher... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
Secondary
& Adult
Biography
Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
Spectacular, profound, wonderful look at the world and people God made, by one of the early 20th century's most influential authors. Life-changing... [More]
Not History
Related
Secondary
& Adult
Philosophy &
Religion
Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin
Calvin has been misunderstood by many -- including many believers who never read this book. ...It brought me to tears of repentance and... [More]
Renaissance/
Reformation
Secondary
& Adult
Philosophy &
Religion
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