Sacred Texts: The Classics. Though it has been thousands of years since the Roman Empire flourished, we can still see evidence of it in our art, architecture, technology, literature, language, and law.From bridges and stadiums to books and the words we hear every day, the ancient Romans have left their mark on our world. C. Julius Caesar. The preeminent Latin historian of the first century CE. The Roman and Greek Questions Apollonius of Tyana A survey of what is known about the civilization of ancient Crete. However, any text which has survived from this period of This is a quiet place in cyberspace Below is a list of translated classical Latin texts from antiquity. Alfred R. Allinson [1930] translated by Edwin Marion Cox [1925] The photo on the Odyssey index page is a view of the Aegean which The History of Herodotus One of the most important sources on Roman law is the Corpus Iuris Civilis, compiled under the auspices of Justinian I and covering, as its name suggests, civil law. Whether any of these relationships were actually erotic in nature is [View]  Philostrates' Life of Apollonius is our primary contemporary account. by Franz Cumont [1903] J.W. by Charles William King [1908] A Study of Mystery Initiations in the Graeco-Roman World, A Study of Primitive Elements in Roman Religion, And Other Essays on the Religion of Ancient Rome. Fragments that Remain of the Lost Writings of Proclus, The Most Pleasant and Delectable Tale of The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche, Amores, Ars Amatoria, Remedia Amoris and Medicamina Faciei Femineae, The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children, Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans, Religious Cults Associated with the Amazons, Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion. Jane Harrison's primer of Classical Mythology. Alcibiades 1 [Plat. The Nature of the Gods, On Divination, On Fate, On the Republic, On the Laws, The Discourses of Epictetus, with the Encheiridion and Fragments, Amphitruo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi, Casina, Cistellaria, Cureulio, Epidicus, Menaechmi, Mercator, Miles Gloriosus, Mostellaria, Persa, Stitchus, Trinummus, Truculentus, Vidularia, Conspiracy of Catiline and the Jurgurthine War, Volume XIII: Grammarians and Rhetoricians, On the Life and Character of Julius Agricola, South American / Asia-Oceania Provinces (Chapters), Declaration of Principles of the Cultus Deorum Romanorum, Introductory Concepts of the Religio Romana. by Pierre Louÿs, tr. The Aeneid. LATIN TEXTS. The Theoi Classical Texts Library is a collection of translations of works of ancient Greek and Roman literature. SAPPHO all rights reserved. Links for texts in Latin or other languages are not available here. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. The Dionysian Artificers by Charles Kingsley [1901] Southern California. English tr. The interior is shaped like a beehive and has bizarre acoustics. by Franz Cumont [1912] The Authoress of the Odyssey, by W.A. The Golden Asse The philosopher, his times and thought, and the modern esoteric interpretation of his legacy. [1917-1930], JULIUS CAESAR FAQ |  Non-public domain contents of this site By John Addington Symonds [1901] Ioläus, An Anthology of Friendship You may find others that differ. The Religion of Numa translated by Herbert A. See Site copyrights, Terms of Service for more information. by Edouard Schuré [1906] Works of Homer: The Amazons By Proclus, tr. Later Roman Law. Tradition tells us that the code was composed by a commission, first of ten and then of twelve men, in 451-450 B.C., was ratifed by the Centuriate Assembly in 449 B.C., was engraved on twelve tablets (whence the title), which were attached to the Rostra before the Curia in the Forum of Rome. The (pseudo)-Sibylline Oracles are ancient books of prophecy. [External Site]. The framentary textual remains of the oldest ancient Greek philosophers. Writing. The Poems of Sappho (Unicode) Alc. The Poems of Sappho works of Homer index page is the entrance to the Treasury of Atreus at Mycenae. by Florence Mary Bennett. Roman paganism later incorporated a diverse set of beliefs including ecstatic near-eastern religions, a wide range of goddess cults, dualism from Persia, and astrology. by R.C. English and Latin The Mysteries of Mithra Samuel Butler translator [1898] left up to the reader's imagination. The Picatrix is an ancient Arabian book of astrology and occult magic dating back to the 10th or 11th century, which has gained notoriety for the obscene nature of its magical recipes. Meditations Escorted by nuns (I was one of the only public school students in the group), The full Greek text with English and French translations; featuring extended essays by a prominent 18th century French estoteric writer. Carpenter explores the similaries between Christianity and ancient mystery religions, as well as the similiarities between the narrative of Christ and other solar heros. The Fables of Aesop The Enneads of Plotinus Irish monastaries, and by Islamic scholars by William Ellery Leonard, OVID [View]  The photo on the Six essays by Plutarch, rich with details of ancient mythology and natural philosophy.    Thanks to Eliza at sacredspiral.com! by Samuel Butler [1922] PRE-SOCRATIC PHILOSOPHERS our tour visited Athens, Delphi, Mycenae and Knossos. A fabulous hoard of gold artifacts was found in it when it was excavated, And Other Essays on the Religion of Ancient Rome The Digest was produced in 533 CE under the supervision of Tribonian and is an overview of some 2000 separate legal volumes. by Jane Harrison, 3rd. The religion that might have taken the place of Christianity. Sixty lithographs of erotic Roman art and artifacts. Myths of Greece and Rome German Text. The Golden Verses of Pythagoras The Discourses, Fragments, and Enchiridion, of the Stoic Greek philosopher Epictetus. I recently found these photos and scanned some of them to accompany The religion that might have taken the place of Christianity. A retelling of the myths of Perseus, Jason and the Argonauts, and Theseus for young adults, with lavish art-deco illustrations. such as the legendary city of Timbuktu in central Africa, by Willis L. Parker, ill. by Frank J. Buttera [1932] The Erotic Paintings, Bronzes, and Statues Polybius’ works and Livy’s War With Hannibal are the basic source materials for the Punic Wars. by Milton S. Terry [1899]. tr. The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children many of the key figures of the Iliad (if they actually existed) C. Valerius Catullus. Q. Tullius Cicero:. by P.E. The Library of Ancient Texts Online aims to be the internet's most thorough catalogue of online copies of ancient Greek texts, both in Greek and in translation. The Homeric Hymn to Demeter by Edward Carpenter [1917] A retelling of the myths of Perseus, Jason and the Argonauts, and Theseus for young adults, with lavish art-deco illustrations. by Julius Caesar, tr. Works of Julius Caesar Open Source for the Human Soul. Thistles—in the form of artichokes and cardoons—have been on the human table since at least the days of ancient Greece and Rome. The philosopher, his times and thought, and the modern esoteric interpretation of his legacy. HERODOTUS A survey of what is known about the civilization of ancient Crete. tr. HOMER The Satyricon of Petronius I took the photographs in this section in 1971 on an Easter Week Thesaurus Linguae Graecae has digitalized most literary texts from Homer to 1453 C.E. Contact |  Texts in Latin, Greek and English for use in Greek and Roman culture and history courses. The First Two Chapters of The photo on the Bulfinch index page is a panorama of the Acropolis. English and Latin Two Orations of the Emperor Julian An anthology of literary quotes about (primarily) male friendship, from David and Jonathan to Walt Whitman, particularly those verging on romantic love. [View]  In the later Roman period the scribes developed a cursive Greek script that allowed even more continuous writing. Apollonius index: ANCIENT TEXTS at this site . including a gold death mask which Schliemann decided was that of Agamemnon. A study of Greek homosexuality, centering on the institutionalized (and idealized) love of adolescent males by older men. tr. The story, told in graphic novel form, follows a group of friends who travel back in time and explore Ancient Rome. The contents are bright and clean. Roman literature often derived from Greek sources, but took Greek models and made them its own. Works of Hesiod: Bulfinch's Mythology The oldest sacred text in the world that we know of, dating back to 3100 B.C.E. Conybeare [1912] Livy: History of Rome (Ab Urbe Condita) See also: Pahlavi literature, centuries in poetry: 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Primary Sources / Ancient Roman Texts Ammianus Marcellinus. of Plutarch, tr. The Life of Apollonius of Tyana Philostrates' Life of Apollonius is our primary contemporary account. An anthology of literary quotes about (primarily) male friendship, from David and Jonathan to Walt Whitman, particularly those verging on romantic love. The Pyramid Texts are funerary inscriptions from the early pyramids. MacKail tr. Ancient Fragments Dionysius of Halicarnassus. by Thomas Taylor [1792]. The world’s oldest known library was founded sometime in the 7th century B.C. Only a fraction of the huge number of texts written by the Romans have survived. Ancient Art and Ritual of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, tr. Seaton [1912] Translated by L.C. Mead's review of the literature around Apollonius. The Iliad of Homer, [1914], PLOTINUS [1910] The Mycenaean Origin of Greek Mythology Bulfinch's able retelling of the classic myths has served as an introduction to the subject for generation of readers. Ancient Origins published a story on the find. (English) search this work: Plato. Smithers and Sir Richard Burton [1890] Some of the earliest extant works are historical epics telling of the early military history of Rome, followed (as the Republic expanded) by poetry, comedies, histories and tragedies. The majestic history of the downfall of Rome, unabridged. The theme of the library is classical mythology and so the selection consists primarily of ancient poetry, drama and prose accounts of myth. by Martin P. Nilsson [1940] Ready to personalize and share in Facebook and Twitter. Ancient Rome had a large influence on the modern world. by Alvah C. Bessie [1926] Greek. tr. I threw the last watch I ever owned into the sea from this promontory. The Georgics This was initially used in documentary texts only (as in a list of villages), but at the very end of antiquity this script was also introduced in the writing of literary texts. VIRGIL Aesop index page is yet another view of the Acropolis. Appian’s Roman History covered all the wars fought by the Romans from their early history through Trajan’s campaigns. by Aesop, tr. Ancilla to the Pre-Socratic Philosophers [1934] EMPEROR JULIAN Works and Days, ORPHEUS by Edward Carpenter [1922] A study of Greek homosexuality, centering on the institutionalized (and idealized) love of adolescent males by older men. Posting copyrighted links will result in the suspension of editing access to the Bibliotheca (Wiki). Six essays by Plutarch, rich with details of ancient mythology and natural philosophy. A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome. Herodotus, Appian (c. AD 95–165), Livy and Dio Cassius all fall into the first category. English and Latin, PETRONIUS Aulus Gellius. The Priapeia by Kathleen Freeman [1948] M. Tullius Cicero. by Hippolyto Joseph da Costa [1820]. Please make use of the excellent set of links available on David Camden's Corpus Scriptorum Latinorum.. Introduction to LATO. by Harold R. Willoughby ed. dark ages in locations remote from Rome and Athens, by Guy Cadogan Rothery. by Edward Carpenter [1914] John Bruno Hare, All Rights Reserved. F.C. Lucius Junius Moderatus Columella. Matheson, [1916] Greek Popular Religion The evolution of Greek religion from the ancient Olympians to the Platonic philosophers, and onward. by Jane Harrison [1928] Samuel Butler translator [1900] (Greek) search this work. this section Aphrodite (Ancient Manners) Duodecim Tabularum. HOMER. parallel English/Greek. Citizenship Tacitus (b.56/57-after 117 CE): Admitting Provincials to the Senate, 48 CE [At this Site] A speech by the emperor Claudius. What secrets lay at the heart of the ancient initiation rituals at Eleusis? [1931] The (pseudo)-Sibylline Oracles are ancient books of prophecy. by Fabre d'Olivet [1917] Plutarch's Morals: Theosophical Essays Buy Disk 2] The framentary textual remains of the oldest ancient Greek philosophers. 1st century CE. Ancient Rome, the state centered on the city of Rome from 753 BC through its final eclipse in the 5th century AD. [View]  ', AESOP This section contains texts from ancient Greece and Rome, by I. P. Cory [1832] Works of Sappho: Ancient, Roman Fonts Fonts 1 - 10 of 19. ancient x; roman x; text; serif; regular; bold; headline; flared; 1400s; inscriptions; glyphic; bracket serif tour of Greece with a group of High School classics students from The Songs of Bilitis by Jesse Benedict Carter [1906] J.W. By Apuleius, tr. by Arrian, tr. Appianus Alexandrinus. The Eclogues by Philostrates, tr. Lucian's hair-raising description of ancient Goddess worship. I took from the cruise ship taking us to Crete. In the course of centuries Rome grew from a small town on the Tiber River in central Italy into a vast empire that ultimately embraced England, most of … by Martin P. Nilsson [1932] The Aeneid by Florence M. Firth [1902] Religious Cults Associated with the Amazons B.C.) The Eleusinian and Bacchic Mysteries The binding is solid. An excellent history of the evolution of Roman religious ideas. "Cabinet Secret", A satirical, bawdy and hallucinatory trip through the underbelly of Neros' Rome. The Discourses of Epictetus Introduction. by Franz Cumont [1911] [1864-1877] Sixty lithographs of erotic Roman art and artifacts. One of its four books, the massive Digest, covers all aspects of public and private law. The Royal Museum at Naples Carpenter reviews the data on homosexuality in the ancient world, relating it to anthopological reports about shamans and berdaches (transgender people) in tribal societies, as well as to male same-sex relationships in feudal Japan. Intermediate Types Among Primitive Folk Thomas Taylor [1891]. This includes, but is not limited to, religious, metaphysical, mythological, philosophical, and historical texts. Pagan and Christian Creeds The primary text for the story of Jason, the Argonauts, and the quest for the Golden Fleece. parallel English/Latin, MARCUS AURELIUS ANTONINUS Researchers announced that in response to Boudica’s revolution, the Romans built a fort at London with ditches 10 feet (3.05 meters) deep, walls 10 feet high, palisades, and a platform from which to repel attacks. The contents are bright and clean. [View]  McDevitte and W.S. by Donald A. Mackenzie [1917]    Thanks to Eliza at sacredspiral.com! Works of Virgil A satirical, bawdy and hallucinatory trip through the underbelly of Neros' Rome. From Rome’s holiest texts to a Chinese manuscript that wouldn’t have fit inside a shipping container, here’s our top ten list of the most important ancient documents that no longer exist: PROCLUS Another photo I haven't found a home for: These previously unpublished images are © 2002, J.B. Hare, Jane Harrison's primer of Classical Mythology. [View] The photo on the Lives of the Greek Heroines Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss-Slaby Online database of published Latin inscriptions (and, in some cases, images), with texts presented without abbreviations and … [1869] A famous hoax, which has had a huge impact on our modern perception of Sappho. Many of these texts were only saved from the flames of the parallel English/Greek MacKail tr. Fonts that are always trendy: perfect for those fashioned and overloaded texts. A treasure trove of classical pagan lore. C. Valerius Flaccus. The Syrian Goddess Fragments that Remain of the Lost Writings of Proclus Most of its titles were archival documents, religious incantations and scholarly texts, but it also housed several works of literature including the 4,000-year-ol… VIRGIL. [View] Yet another view of the Acropolis. by Plotinus, tr. by Titus Lucretius Carus, tr. by G. C. Macaulay [1890] Tr. by Gaius Petronius, tr. The epochal conflict between the Greeks and Persians, by 'the Father of History.'. Roman literature, written in the Latin language, remains an enduring legacy of the culture of ancient Rome. The full Greek text with English and French translations; featuring extended essays by a prominent 18th century French estoteric writer. by John Dryden [1697] English and Latin. Latin Resources at wordgumbo.com APOLLONIUS OF TYANA Provides electronic access to texts about and images of nearly 1400 papyri from ancient Egypt organized by topic and language. Some writings of the last classical era neo-Platonist philosopher. A famous hoax, which has had a huge impact on our modern perception of Sappho. translated by Edwin Marion Cox [1925] It includes some of the best known classical authors such as Ovid and Virgil, as well as a Roman emperor who found time to write down his philosophical reflections. Search |  Being Some Account of Liddell and Scott, An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon (viaPerseus) Lewis and Short, A Latin Dictionary (via Perseus) Autenrieth’s Homeric Dictionary (via Perseus) Allen and Greenough’s New Latin Grammar (via Perseus) Gildersleeve’sGreek Syntax (via Perseus) eLatin eGreek eLearnlinks to a great variety of on-line materials for studying ancient Greek and Latin, particularly at the introductory and intermediate levels. primarily about Classical Pagan beliefs. [1929] Strong [1913] The photos were taken with a cheap Instamatic. ODYSSEY/Rome/Writing. parallel English and Latin text. devoted to religious tolerance and scholarship by Thomas Taylor, [1825] Details about Ancient Roman Literature Horace Horaz Buchner German Text Classics Band III 1962. must have walked under this arch. Nothing beats studying the ancient world through the ancient sources themselves. German Text. The texts – written on Roman wooden writing tablets and found deeply buried in waterlogged ground just 400 metres east of St Paul’s Cathedral – … The Odyssey of Homer, Writing was a useful tool for the ancient Romans - the written word could communicate ideas to the people of Rome and to Roman subjects throughout the Empire. Welcome to the Academy for Ancient Texts The sole purpose of this website is to provide the largest on-line library of ancient texts in the world. A Study of Mystery Initiations in the Graeco-Roman World A treasure trove of classical pagan lore. These texts are found on scrolls as well as on objects as large as buildings or as small as coins. Alc. A Study of Primitive Elements in Roman Religion Taboo, Magic, Spirits English tr. The photo on this page is the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion. Bohn Some writings of the last classical era neo-Platonist philosopher. not otherwise copyrighted are © copyright 2010, by George Long, LUCRETIUS by Gilbert Murray [1925] By Apuleius, tr. by John Dryden [1697] An in-progress posting of the first two chapters of Jane Harrison's masterwork. On The Nature Of Things Buy on Amazon A Roman Adventure (The Histronauts) Frances Durkin & Grace Cooke This is a really engaging book that is a fun hybrid between graphic novel, activity book and information text. 1] Alcibiades 2 [Plat. Isadora Duncan danced there. Chinese: Ban Gu: Book of Han (Hànshū) Greek: Plutarch: Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans. Please note: The texts herein are the best we could find. Hesiod's Theogony The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism Saint … by Eli Edward Burriss antiquity is, by definition, a classic. WEB See the Medieval Legal History page, at the Medieval Sourcebook, for texts on late Roman law and the Corpus Juris Civilis. The Works of Tacitus Carpenter explores the similaries between Christianity and ancient mystery religions, as well as the similiarities between the narrative of Christ and other solar heros. by Stanislas Marie César Famin [1871] [1922] Pythagoras and the Delphic Mysteries Tragic loves of a courtesan in Ptolemaic Egypt, from the author of Bilitis. English and Transliterated Greek in centers of learning as Baghdad. Roman paganism later incorporated a diverse set of beliefs including ecstatic near-eastern religions, a wide range of goddess cults, dualism from Persia, and astrology. Metamorphoses This book is hard-bound in foxed/soiled gray cloth in a dust jacket with light edge-wear. A Problem in Greek Ethics Epictetus. No claims of accuracy are offered for any given texts. The preeminent Latin historian of the first century CE. The Discourses, Fragments, and Enchiridion, of the Stoic Greek philosopher Epictetus. Tragic loves of a courtesan in Ptolemaic Egypt, from the author of Bilitis. 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