≡ Menu


This is a bibliography of the classical books that you will find on my bookshelf.


Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and others translated by Stephanie Dalley [Oxford Classics]
The Epic of Gilgamesh translated by N. K. Sandars [Penguin Classics]
Letters From Mesopotamia: Official, Business, and Private Letters on Clay Tablets from Two Millennia by A. Leo Oppenheim [University of Chicago Press]
Berossos and Manetho, Introduced and Translated translated by G. P. Verbrugghe and J. M. Wickersham [Michigan]


Les contes populaire de l’Égypte ancienne translated by Gaston Maspero [Amazon]
An Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Literature translated by E. A. Wallace Budge [Amazon;]
Egyptian Tales: Volume 1: Translated from the Papyri translated by W. M. F. Petrie [Amazon]
The Tale of Sinuhe and Other Ancient Egyptian Poems 1940-1640 BC translated by Richard Parkinson [Oxford University Presss]
The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Papyrus of Ani in the British Museum translated by W. M. F. Petrie [Amazon]
The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day translated by James Wasserman [Amazon]
Berossos and Manetho, Introduced and Translated translated by G. P. Verbrugghe and J. M. Wickersham [Michigan]


The Shu King or Book of Historical Documents translated by James Legge [Kessinger Legacy Reprints]
The Analects by Confucius [Penguin Classics]
Mencius translated by D. C. Lau [Penguin Classics]


The Iliad by Homer [Oxford Classics]
The Odyssey by Homer [Oxford Classics]
The Complete Fables of Aesop [Penguin Classics]
The Histories by Herodotus [Penguin Classics]
The Complete Plays of Aristophanes by Aristophanes [Bantam Classics]
Timaeus and Critias by Plato [Penguin Classics]
Six Great Dialogues: Apology, Crito, Phaedo, Phaedrus, Symposium, and The Republic by Plato [Dover Thrift Editions]
The Metaphysics by Aristotle [Dover Philosophical Classics]
Guide to Greece 1: Central Greece by Pausanias [Penguin Classics]


The Rope and Other Plays by Plautus [Penguin Classics]
The Comedies of Terence translated by Betty Rice [Penguin Classics]
The Rise of the Roman Empire by Polybius [Penguin Classics]
In Defence of the Republic by Cicero [Penguin Classics]
The Poems of Catullus translated by Peter Whigham [Penguin Classics]
Memorable Deeds and Sayings by Valerius Maximus [Hackett Classics]
On the Shortness of Life by Seneca [Penguin Great Ideas]
The Satyricon by Petronius [Penguin Classics]
The Golden Ass by Apuleius [Penguin Classics]
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius [Penguin Classics]


The Bible [Oxford Classics]
Book of Enoch translated by R. H. Charles [Dover Occult]
The Bible [Oxford Classics]
The Christian Topography of Cosmas, An Egyptian Monk by Cosmas Indicopleustes [Cambridge University Press]
The Dialogues of Saint Gregory translated by Edmund Garratt Gardner [Ulan Press]
The Dialogues of Gregory the Great in their Late Antique Cultural Background by Joan M. Petersen [Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies]
An Encyclopedia of the Dark Ages: Isidore of Seville translated by Ernest Brehaut [Ulan Press]