Each collection includes an original-language manuscript with an English translation, a Greek or Latin language textbook, and a lexicon.
No literary or historical library is complete without the Iliad, one of Homer’s inaugural works of Western literature. The themes and artistry of this epic poem resonate through thousands of years of mythology, philosophy, drama, poetry, and prose.
One of the astonishing first fruits of Greek civilization, the Odyssey has determined much of the course of Western literary culture and imagination. In telling the story of the heroic Odysseus’ return from the Trojan War to his homeland of Ithaca, Homer eloquently comments on the mortality and morality of mankind.
In The Persian Wars, Herodotus, the “Father of History,” gives a rich, first-hand examination of the ancient world surrounding the rise and rule of the Persian Empire alongside a concise history and cultural background of Scythia and Egypt.