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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 Sophocles
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In the hands of Sophocles, the master dramatist, the anguished tale of a man fated to kill his father and marry his mother retains its power to shock and move beyond any Freudian reference...

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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 Plato
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Socrates questions Ion, an actor, about his ability to interpret the poetry of Homer. In the Meno, the topic is whether goodness can be taught. Both dialogues provide more questions than answers.

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by Plato
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Gorgias of Leontini, who teaches rhetoric, is in Athens, to instruct potential leaders in politics and business. A group has gathered at Callicles' house where Socrates questions him in his usual way.

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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 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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by Timothy B. Shutt
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The lectures address-in chronological sequence-a series of major works that have shaped the ongoing development of Western thought both in their own right and in cultural dialogue with other traditions.

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by Geoffrey Chaucer
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Chaucer's greatest work, written towards the end of the fourteenth century, paints a brilliant picture of medieval life, society and values. The stories range from the romantic...

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by Plato
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Phaedrus treats the nature of love, mythical visions of human nature and destiny, and the essence of beauty. It ends with a penetrating discussion of speaking, writing, and the love of wisdom.

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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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