CATEGORIES

Most Popular

Classical Texts

Many book summaries in Classical Texts books may be the book you are looking for.

Showing 0-64 of 56 books.

Medea by Euripides

Medea by Euripides

Euripides
Seneca Letters: A Selection by Edited by Eliot Maunder (North London Collegiate School, UK)

Seneca Letters: A Selection by Edited by Eliot Maunder (North London Collegiate School, UK)

Edited by Eliot Maunder (North London Collegiate School, UK)
Virgil Aeneid X: A Selection by Edited by Christopher Tanfield (Classics Teacher, South Hampstead High School, UK)

Virgil Aeneid X: A Selection by Edited by Christopher Tanfield (Classics Teacher, South Hampstead High School, UK)

Edited by Christopher Tanfield (Classics Teacher, South Hampstead High School, UK)
Antigone by Sophocles

Antigone by Sophocles

'It's a dreadful thing to yield...but resist now?Lay my pride bare to the blows of ruin?That's dreadful too.'The remarkable stor...

Jason and Medea by Apollonius of Rhodes

Jason and Medea by Apollonius of Rhodes

'The Argonauts were terrified at the sight. But Jason planting his feet apart stood to receive them, as a reef in the sea confronts the tossing ...

Trimalchio's Feast by Petronius Arbiter

Trimalchio's Feast by Petronius Arbiter

'I blush to say what happened next.'A satirical portrait of a drunken, orgiastic Roman banquet, hosted by the grossly ostentatious Tr...

I Hate and I Love by Gaius Valerius Catullus

I Hate and I Love by Gaius Valerius Catullus

Dazzling modern lyrical poems from Catullus - by turns smutty, abusive, romantic and deeply moving.Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 boo...

Circe and the Cyclops by Homer

Circe and the Cyclops by Homer

'You must be Odysseus, man of twists and turns...'The tales of Odysseus's struggle with a man-eating Cyclops and Circe, the beautifu...

The Fall of Icarus by Ovid

The Fall of Icarus by Ovid

'Drawn on by his eagerness for the open sky, he left his guide and soared upwards...'Ovid tells the tales of Theseus and the Minotaur...

Come Close by Sappho

Come Close by Sappho

'Yes, we did many things, then - allBeautiful ...'Lyrical, powerful poems about love, sexuality, sun-soaked Greece and t...

O Cruel Alexis by Virgil

O Cruel Alexis by Virgil

'But I, while vineyards ring with the cicadas' scream,Retrace your steps, alone, beneath the burning sun.'Virgil's lyric...

Childhood in Malabar: A Memoir by Kamala Das

Childhood in Malabar: A Memoir by Kamala Das

Preparing Childhood in Malabar: A Memoir by Kamala Das book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Childhood in Malabar: A Memoir by Kamala Das book.

Nobody Can Love You More: Life In Delhi's Red Light District by Mayank Singh

Nobody Can Love You More: Life In Delhi's Red Light District by Mayank Singh

Preparing Nobody Can Love You More: Life In Delhi's Red Light District by Mayank Singh book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Nobody Can Love You More: Life In Delhi's Red Light District by Mayank Singh book.

Women of Trachis by Sophocles

Women of Trachis by Sophocles

Preparing Women of Trachis by Sophocles book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Women of Trachis by Sophocles book.

Daphnis and Chloe by Longus

Daphnis and Chloe by Longus

'he sat down and wept, to think that even the rams knew more about the deeds of love than he did'Daphnis is fifteen years old, Chloe thirteen. The...

Caesar: Civil War (C. Iuli Caesaris commentarii de bello civili) by Edited by Cynthia Damon (Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania)

Caesar: Civil War (C. Iuli Caesaris commentarii de bello civili) by Edited by Cynthia Damon (Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania)

Oxford Classical Texts, also known as Scriptorum Classicorum Bibliotheca Oxoniensis, provide authoritative, clear, and reliable editions of ancient te...

Medea by Euripides

Medea by Euripides

Though it wasn't successful at its first performance, in the centuries since then, Euripides's Medea has established itself as one of the most powerfu...

Hannibal by Livy

Hannibal by Livy

'We have nothing left in the world but what we can win with our swords.'The remarkable account of Hannibal crossing the Alps with his elepha...

The Frogs by Aristophanes

The Frogs by Aristophanes

'Ko-ax, ko-ax, ko-ax!Now listen, you musical twerps,I don't give a damn for your burps!'A biting comedy from the great Ancient G...

Every Man in His Humour: A Comedy (Classic Reprint) by Ben Johnson

Every Man in His Humour: A Comedy (Classic Reprint) by Ben Johnson

Preparing Every Man in His Humour: A Comedy (Classic Reprint) by Ben Johnson book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Every Man in His Humour: A Comedy (Classic Reprint) by Ben Johnson book.

Physics by Aristotle

Physics by Aristotle

Preparing Physics by Aristotle book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Physics by Aristotle book.

De Profundis by Oscar Wilde

De Profundis by Oscar Wilde

Preparing De Profundis by Oscar Wilde book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of De Profundis by Oscar Wilde book.

Beowulf: A Ladybird Expert Book by Janina Ramirez

Beowulf: A Ladybird Expert Book by Janina Ramirez

Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES'This accessible illustrated guide is a great introduction to the story, its origins and its en...

The Poetics of Korolenko's Fiction by Radha Balasubramanian

The Poetics of Korolenko's Fiction by Radha Balasubramanian

Preparing The Poetics of Korolenko's Fiction by Radha Balasubramanian book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of The Poetics of Korolenko's Fiction by Radha Balasubramanian book.

Selected Letters by Translated by J Martin

Selected Letters by Translated by J Martin

Preparing Selected Letters by Translated by J Martin book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Selected Letters by Translated by J Martin book.

Eclectically Grimm: A Collection of Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm, Illustrated by Selected Artists by Edited by Emma Lea

Eclectically Grimm: A Collection of Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm, Illustrated by Selected Artists by Edited by Emma Lea

Preparing Eclectically Grimm: A Collection of Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm, Illustrated by Selected Artists by Edited by Emma Lea book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Eclectically Grimm: A Collection of Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm, Illustrated by Selected Artists by Edited by Emma Lea book.

Zadig by Voltaire

Zadig by Voltaire

Preparing Zadig by Voltaire book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Zadig by Voltaire book.

Experiencing Hektor: Character in the Iliad by Lynn Kozak (Assistant Professor, McGill University, Canada)

Experiencing Hektor: Character in the Iliad by Lynn Kozak (Assistant Professor, McGill University, Canada)

This book is open access and available on www.bloomsburycollections.com. It is funded by Knowledge Unlatched.At the Iliad's climax, the great Troj...

Beautiful War: Uncommon Violence, Praxis, and Aesthetics in the Novels of Monique Wittig by James D. Davis

Beautiful War: Uncommon Violence, Praxis, and Aesthetics in the Novels of Monique Wittig by James D. Davis

Beautiful War explores the interdependent political, linguistic, and erotic registers of lesbian feminism in Monique Wittig's novels, querying ...

Aristophanes: Lysistrata with Commentary by Aristophanes

Aristophanes: Lysistrata with Commentary by Aristophanes

Preparing Aristophanes: Lysistrata with Commentary by Aristophanes book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Aristophanes: Lysistrata with Commentary by Aristophanes book.

The Odyssey by Homer

The Odyssey by Homer

'Muse, tell me of a man: a man of much resource, who was made to wander far and long, after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy. Many were the men w...

Tacitus Annals I: A Selection by Edited by Katharine Radice

Tacitus Annals I: A Selection by Edited by Katharine Radice

This is the OCR-endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Annals Book I sections 16-30 and the A-Lev...

Seneca Letters: A Selection by Edited by Eliot Maunder (North London Collegiate School, UK)

Seneca Letters: A Selection by Edited by Eliot Maunder (North London Collegiate School, UK)

This is the OCR-endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Latin A-Level (Group 2) prescription of Seneca's Letters, giving full Latin text, comment...

Virgil Aeneid X: A Selection by Edited by Christopher Tanfield (Classics Teacher, South Hampstead High School, UK)

Virgil Aeneid X: A Selection by Edited by Christopher Tanfield (Classics Teacher, South Hampstead High School, UK)

This is the OCR-endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Latin A-Level (Group 4) prescription of Virgil'sAeneid X, giving full Latin text, comme...

Propertius, Tibullus and Ovid: A Selection of Love Poetry by Edited by Anita Nikkanen (Harvard University, USA)

Propertius, Tibullus and Ovid: A Selection of Love Poetry by Edited by Anita Nikkanen (Harvard University, USA)

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 ...

Virgil Aeneid VIII: A Selection by Edited by Keith MacLennan

Virgil Aeneid VIII: A Selection by Edited by Keith MacLennan

This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-level (Group 3) prescription of Virgil's Aeneid VIII, giving full Lati...

La Locandiera by Carlo Goldoni

La Locandiera by Carlo Goldoni

Preparing La Locandiera by Carlo Goldoni book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of La Locandiera by Carlo Goldoni book.

The Perpetual Curate by Mrs Oliphant

The Perpetual Curate by Mrs Oliphant

Preparing The Perpetual Curate by Mrs Oliphant book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of The Perpetual Curate by Mrs Oliphant book.

Sejanus: His Fall by Ben Johnson

Sejanus: His Fall by Ben Johnson

Preparing Sejanus: His Fall by Ben Johnson book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Sejanus: His Fall by Ben Johnson book.

The Enchiridion by Epictetus

The Enchiridion by Epictetus

Preparing The Enchiridion by Epictetus book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of The Enchiridion by Epictetus book.

Liber Amoris, Or, the New Pygmalion by William Hazlitt

Liber Amoris, Or, the New Pygmalion by William Hazlitt

Preparing Liber Amoris, Or, the New Pygmalion by William Hazlitt book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Liber Amoris, Or, the New Pygmalion by William Hazlitt book.

The Second Mrs. Tanqueray: A Play in Four Acts by Arthur W Pinero

The Second Mrs. Tanqueray: A Play in Four Acts by Arthur W Pinero

Preparing The Second Mrs. Tanqueray: A Play in Four Acts by Arthur W Pinero book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of The Second Mrs. Tanqueray: A Play in Four Acts by Arthur W Pinero book.

The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke

The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke

Preparing The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke book.

Colette Baudoche by Maurice Barres

Colette Baudoche by Maurice Barres

Preparing Colette Baudoche by Maurice Barres book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Colette Baudoche by Maurice Barres book.

Colonel Chabert by Honore De Balzac

Colonel Chabert by Honore De Balzac

Preparing Colonel Chabert by Honore De Balzac book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Colonel Chabert by Honore De Balzac book.

The Canterbury Tales: The New Translation by Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales: The New Translation by Geoffrey Chaucer

Preparing The Canterbury Tales: The New Translation by Geoffrey Chaucer book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of The Canterbury Tales: The New Translation by Geoffrey Chaucer book.

The Little White Cat by Edmund Leamy

The Little White Cat by Edmund Leamy

Preparing The Little White Cat by Edmund Leamy book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of The Little White Cat by Edmund Leamy book.

The Incomplete Manuscript: Translated from Azerbaijani by Anne Thompson by Kamal Abdulla

The Incomplete Manuscript: Translated from Azerbaijani by Anne Thompson by Kamal Abdulla

Preparing The Incomplete Manuscript: Translated from Azerbaijani by Anne Thompson by Kamal Abdulla book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of The Incomplete Manuscript: Translated from Azerbaijani by Anne Thompson by Kamal Abdulla book.

Joyce County by Ray Burke

Joyce County by Ray Burke

Preparing Joyce County by Ray Burke book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Joyce County by Ray Burke book.

The Metamorphoses by Ovid

The Metamorphoses by Ovid

One of the founding texts of Western literature, the Metamorphoses is nevertheless anything but earnest or off-putting. Ovid's sequence of fifteen wit...

The Art of War by Sun Tzu

The Art of War by Sun Tzu

Written over two thousand years ago, The Art of War contains penetrating insights into the nature of power, inter-state rivalry, realpolitik and milit...

Horace: Poems by Horace

Horace: Poems by Horace

Horace saw the death of the Republic and the beginning of the Roman Empire, and was personally acquainted with the emperor Augustus and the poet Virgi...

Aesop's Fables by Aesop

Aesop's Fables by Aesop

This timeless collection brings together three hundred of the most enduringly popular of Aesop fables in a collection that will delight young and o...

Jane Eyre: Abridged and Retold, with Notes and Free Audiobook by Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre: Abridged and Retold, with Notes and Free Audiobook by Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre is a vivid and powerful novel, and tells the story of Jane, a cruelly abused orphan who is cast out by her aunt, and sent to a charity schoo...

Pride and Predjudice: Chiltern Edition by Jane Austen

Pride and Predjudice: Chiltern Edition by Jane Austen

Preparing Pride and Predjudice: Chiltern Edition by Jane Austen book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Pride and Predjudice: Chiltern Edition by Jane Austen book.

Sense and Sensibility: Chiltern Edition by Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility: Chiltern Edition by Jane Austen

Preparing Sense and Sensibility: Chiltern Edition by Jane Austen book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Sense and Sensibility: Chiltern Edition by Jane Austen book.

Marie Cardinal: New Perspectives by Edited by Emma Webb

Marie Cardinal: New Perspectives by Edited by Emma Webb

Preparing Marie Cardinal: New Perspectives by Edited by Emma Webb book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Marie Cardinal: New Perspectives by Edited by Emma Webb book.

Postmodern Spain: A Cultural Analysis of 1980s-1990s Spanish Culture by Antonio Sanchez

Postmodern Spain: A Cultural Analysis of 1980s-1990s Spanish Culture by Antonio Sanchez

Preparing Postmodern Spain: A Cultural Analysis of 1980s-1990s Spanish Culture by Antonio Sanchez book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Postmodern Spain: A Cultural Analysis of 1980s-1990s Spanish Culture by Antonio Sanchez book.

Three Women by Rabindranath Tagore

Three Women by Rabindranath Tagore

Preparing Three Women by Rabindranath Tagore book description. If you wish, you can send us your article which you want to be published as a summary of Three Women by Rabindranath Tagore book.

Showing 0-64 of 56 books.