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Featured Ancient & Medieval Classics Audio Books

Classical Mythology: The Romans
 

Classical Mythology: The Romans
by Peter Meineck

The Decameron
 

The Decameron
by Giovanni Boccaccio

Dao De Jing
 

Dao De Jing
by Lao Zi

The Arabian Nights
 

The Arabian Nights
by Various Authors

The Canterbury Tales
 

The Canterbury Tales
by Geoffrey Chaucer

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by Homer
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If "The Iliad" is the world's greatest war story, then "The Odyssey" is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey through life.

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by Geoffrey Chaucer
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These three tales from The Canterbury Tales are read in the original Middle English by Richard Bebb under the direction of Britain’s foremost Chaucer scholar, Derek Brewer.

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by Ingri d'Aulaire
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Read by Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Kathleen Turner, and Matthew Broderick, here are the stories of the immortals of Olympus - the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece - as freshly described as if they were alive today.

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by Virgil
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Fagles's translations of "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" have sold hundreds of thousands of copies. Now, the much-anticipated new translation of Virgil's epic poem from the award-winning translator reintroduces "The Aeneid" to a whole new generation.

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by Plato
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The dramatic nature of Plato's dialogues is delightfully evident in the Symposium. The marriage between character and thought bursts forth as the guests gather at Agathon's house and talk about love.

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by Geoffrey Chaucer
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The Knight's Tale of medieval wars and chivalry is the first tale told to the pilgrims as they set out to Canterbury.

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by Sage Seer
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This wondrous tale of cosmic adventure immerses the listener in a world of heroes, gods, and demons...

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by Michael Drout
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Had Geoffrey Chaucer not written, or not written so well, the last 600 years of English literature would have been decidedly different. His creative style and use of language served as one of the primary foundations on which later writers built.

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by Peter Meineck
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The plays of one ancient city 2,500 years ago by just four playwrights have had a profound effect on the development of all subsequent Western drama, not only on the theatrical stage, but on opera, film, television, stand-up comedy, and dance…

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by Joseph Campbell
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Among his many gifts, Joseph Campbell's most impressive was the unique ability to take a contemporary situation, such as the murder and funeral of President John F. Kennedy, and help us understand its impact in the context of ancient mythology.

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