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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 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 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 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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From the very outset in the West—from the time of Homer himself in about 750 BCE—the epic has been the most highly regarded of literary genres.

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by Rumi
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Rumi (1207-1273) was one of the world’s most profound and influential spiritual masters.

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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 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 Ovid
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Ovid's sensuous and witty poem, first published in A.D. 8, brings together a dazzling array of mythological tales from Greece and Rome, ingeniously linked by the motif of transformation from one form into another.

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