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The Golden Ass or Metamorphoses
The Golden Ass or Metamorphoses by Apuleius

This tale of a man who, when tinkering with magic, becomes changed into an ass is one of the most entertaining and remarkable stories from classic Latin literature. It is funny, bawdy and completely approachable - but also shows life from the point of vie...

The Iliad: A New Translation by Caroline Alexander
The Iliad: A New Translation by Caroline Alexander by Homer

With her virtuoso translation, classicist and best-selling author Caroline Alexander brings to life Homer's timeless epic of the Trojan War. Composed around 730 BC, Homer's Iliad recounts the events of a few momentous weeks in the protracted 10-year war b...

Plato's Apology
Plato's Apology by Plato

Socrates is on trial for his life. He is charged with impiety and corrupting young people. He presents his own defense, explaining why he has devoted his life to challenging the most powerful and important people in the Greek world. The reason is that ric...

Plato's Republic
Plato's Republic by Plato

The Republic poses questions that endure: What is justice? What form of community fosters the best possible life for human beings? What is the nature and destiny of the soul? What form of education provides the best leaders for a good republic? What are t...

Plato's Crito
Plato's Crito by Plato

The Athenian court has found Socrates guilty and sentenced him to death. While he is waiting to be executed, his friend, Crito, comes to the prison to persuade him to escape and go into exile. Socrates responds by examining the essence of law and communit...

Aristotle's Poetics
Aristotle's Poetics by Aristotle

Aristotle's Poetics is best known for its definitions and analyses of tragedy and comedy, but it also applies to truth and beauty as they are manifested in the other arts. In our age, when the natural and social sciences have dominated the quest for truth...

Plato's Ion
Plato's Ion by Plato

Socrates questions Ion, an actor who just won a major prize, about his ability to interpret the epic poetry of Homer. How does an actor, a poet, or any other artist create? Is it by knowing? Is it by inspiration? As the dialogue proceeds, the nature of hu...

The Life of Pythagoras
The Life of Pythagoras by Iamblichus

Iamblichus' famous biography of Pythagoras, which has been republished by the MSAC Philosophy Group. Details the interesting life narrative of the one of the great thinkers in the early Greek world. ©2007 MSAC Philosophy Group (P)2016 MSAC Philosophy Grou...

The Satires
The Satires by Horace

Quintus Horatius Flaccus was born on December 8, 65 BC in the southeastern region of Hellenized Italy. He died on November 27, 8 BC. Horace was the son of a freedman of modest means. In the civil war between Antony and Octavian, he threw in his lot with A...

The Adventures of Ulysses
The Adventures of Ulysses by Bernard Evslin

For years, the Greeks have lain siege to the walls of Troy, the final act in the greatest war the ancient world has ever seen. Rivers of blood have been shed in the fight, but it takes one man to end the conflict: the brilliant strategist Ulysses, who def...

Greek Mythology: Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Heroines, Monsters, and Classic Greek Myths of All Time
Greek Mythology: Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Heroines, Monsters, and Classic Greek Myths of All Time by Lance Hightower

Some of the best stories about Ancient Greece are mixed with actual historical events: equal parts truth and fantasy, and that's what makes them so intriguing. The Trojan War for example, in which we see the hero Achilles, the bulwark of the Greek army wh...

Il convito [The Banquet]
Il convito [The Banquet] by Platone

Questo dialogo, noto anche col nome di Simposio, è il più noto fra i dialoghi di Platone. La sua struttura non è in realtà quella di un dialogo ma una successione di orazioni effettuate dagli intellettuali ateniesi, che hanno per oggetto le lodi del dio d...

Timeo [Italian Edition]
Timeo [Italian Edition] by Platone

Il Timeo, scritto intorno al 360 a. C. da Paltone, è il dialogo che ha maggiormente influito sulla filosofia e sulla scienza posteriori. In esso vengono approfonditi essenzialmente tre problemi: quello dell'origine dell'universo, quello della sua struttur...

L'asino d'oro [The Golden Ass]
L'asino d'oro [The Golden Ass] by Apuleius

Le metamorfosi o L'asino d'oro (Asinus aureus), è un'opera di Lucio Apuleio, del II secolo d. CE' l'unico romanzo antico latino pervenuto interamente ad oggi. Nel 158 l'autore fu processato per magia,e nel suo discorso difensivo egli non citò quest'opera ...

Critone: Ovvero quello che si deve fare
Critone: Ovvero quello che si deve fare by Platone

"ll vero vincere, sta nel persuadere gli altri e non nell'imporre la propria decisione con la violenza. Il vero vincere sta nel convincere." Questa è soltanto una delle celebri frasi racchiuse in questa versione AudioBook del "Critone" di Platone, che in ...

The Apology of Socrates
The Apology of Socrates by Plato

Socrates, at 70+ years of age, defends himself against charges of corrupting the youth of Athens, atheism, and other false claims before accepting his fate and starting his final days on Earth. Public Domain (P)2015 Bob Neufeld...

A Ilíada e a Guerra de Troia [The Iliad and the Trojan War]
A Ilíada e a Guerra de Troia [The Iliad and the Trojan War] by Homer

A versão em áudio desta descrição da Guerra de Tróia é rica em elementos sonoros ligados às batalhas, à natureza, às manifestações dos deuses e à musicalidade grega. Com a participação de 16 profissionais de voz, entre atores, narradores e dubladores, que...

A Odisseia [The Odyssey]
A Odisseia [The Odyssey] by Homer

A versão em áudio desta descrição da Guerra de Tróia é rica em elementos sonoros ligados às batalhas, à natureza, às manifestações dos deuses e à musicalidade grega. Com a participação de 16 profissionais de voz, entre atores, narradores e dubladores, que...

Iliade: Libri 6-10 (Iliad: Books 6-10): Il poema della guerra (The Poem of War)
Iliade: Libri 6-10 (Iliad: Books 6-10): Il poema della guerra (The Poem of War) by Homer

Benvenuti nell'epico mondo dell'Iliade, dove è sempre un buon giorno per vincere o morire. Nell'ultimo anno dell'assedio di Troia, Dei ed eroi, condottieri e soldati si affrontano in grandiose battaglie. Dal duello tra Ettore e Aiace agli inganni e ai com...

Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus: The Complete Work Plus an Overview, Summary, Analysis and Author Biography
Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus: The Complete Work Plus an Overview, Summary, Analysis and Author Biography by Marcus Aurelius

The work of Marcus Aurelius is one of the finest examples of stoic philosophy in history. His words are clear and practical, suited to the application of philosophy to the governance of one's own life and that of an empire. One of the great virtues of his...

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