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Georgiques

  [french | 28]  

Virgil


Excerpts: [... un entier repos redouble ses largesses. C'er`es approuve encor que des chaumes fl'etris La flamme, en p'etillant, d'evore les d'ebris: Soit que ...... sont n'es des soins nouveaux: La rouille vient ronger le fruit de nos travaux La ronce na^it en foule, et les 'epis p'erissent D'arbustes 'epineux ...... en souriant ait r'epandu ses pleurs. Plusieurs pendant l'hiver, pr`es d'un ...]
Genres: [fiction | poetryDownloads: 45

The Aeneid Of Virgil I Vi

  [english | 29]  

Virgil


Summary: [The Aeneid is a Latin epic poem written by Virgil in the 1st century BC (between 29 and 19 BC) that tells the legendary story of Aeneas a Trojan who traveled to Italy where he became the ancestor of the Romans. It is written in dactylic hexameter. The first six of the poems twelve books tell the story of Aeneas wanderings from Troy to Italy and the poems second half treats the Trojans ultimately ...]
Genres: [fiction | poetryDownloads: 281

The Golden Ass

  [english | 160]  

Lucius Apuleius


Summary: [The Golden Ball and Other Stories is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in in the US by Dodd Mead and Company in 1971 in an edition priced at 5.95. It contains fifteen short stories.]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 84

Tragedies

  [french | 456]  

Eschyle


Summary: [Ces tragdies crites entre 500 et 456 av JC traitent de thmes mythologiques religieux et de la passion humaine dans un langage lyrique et touchant. travers ces thmes traditionnels Eschyle dfend ses ides de droit de justice et de misricorde.]
Genres: [fiction | dramaDownloads: 192

Fables Tome I

  [french | 600]  

Esope


Summary: [VIIe VIe sicles avant J.-C. On le considre comme le pre de la fable. Mais a-t-il vraiment exist ? Rien nest sr il est convenu dsormais de parler plutt de textes sopiques que de fables dsope. Ces fables constituent une somme de la sagesse populaire des Grecs. Elles inspireront ensuite Phdre Rome puis les conteurs arabes. Les fables dsope ont t compiles et publies au XIVe sicle par Planude un ...]
Genres: [fiction | fairy tales folk tales mythologyDownloads: 478

Fables Tome Ii

  [french | 600]  

Esope


Excerpts: [... se sauva dans l?????table des Boeufs? mais l???un d???eux lui dit?:?????Que fais-tu, malheureux?? c???est t???exposer ?? une mort certaine, que de ...... il avait remarqu??, depuis peu de jours, que ses Boeufs devenaient maigres, il voulut voir comme on les traitait. Entrant donc dans l?????table, et ...... comme il regardait exactement de tous c??t??s, il aper??ut le Cerf avec ses ...]
Genres: [fiction | fairy tales folk tales mythologyDownloads: 103

Hymnes Homeriques

  [french | 700]  

Homere


Summary: [Collection de courts pomes piques qui dans lAntiquittaient souvent attribus Homre do leur nom. Chacun des hymnes est ddi un dieu et est destintre chant par lade en guise de prlude ou prome avant de passer une oeuvre plus longue.]
Genres: [fiction | poetryDownloads: 13

Liliade Et Lodyssee

  [french | 700]  

Homere


Summary: [Adaptation du pome original par Jane Werner WatsonOn ne prsente pas le chef doeuvre dHomre... Un livre magnifique entirement illustr qui provient dun site de toute beaut que je vous invite vivement visiter.http://www.iliadeodyssee.com/]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 229

Liliade

  [french | 700]  

Homere


Summary: [An episode of the television cultural anthology series devoted entirely to a three part presentation of the Iliad.]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 143

Lodyssee

  [french | 700]  

Homere


Summary: [Version originale traduite par Charles-Ren-Marie Leconte de LIsle]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 107

The Iliad The Odyssey

  [english | 800]  

Homer


Summary: [While Homers existence as a historical person is still a topic of debate the writings attributed to the name have made their mark not only on Greek history and literature but upon western civilization itself. Homers epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey laid the foundation upon which Ancient Greece developed not only its culture but its societal values religious beliefs and practice of warfare as ...]
Genres: [fiction | poetryDownloads: 217

The Iliad Of Homer

  [english | 900]  

Homer


Summary: [An episode of the television cultural anthology series devoted entirely to a three part presentation of the Iliad.]
Genres: [fiction | poetry | non-fictionDownloads: 364

The Divine Comedy

  [english | 1306]  

Dante Alighieri


Summary: [The Divine Comedy is an epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321. It is widely considered the preeminent work of Italian literature and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature. The poems imaginative and allegorical vision of the afterlife is a culmination of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Western Church. It helped establish the ...]
Genres: [fiction | poetryDownloads: 428

Piers Plowman

  [english | 1387]  

William Langland


Summary: [Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago 1912.]
Genres: [fiction | poetry | religiousDownloads: 10

Pantagruel

  [english | 1532]  

Francois Rabelais


Summary: [The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel (in French La vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel) is a connected series of five novels written in the 16th century by Francois Rabelais. It is the story of two giants a father (Gargantua) and his son (Pantagruel) and their adventures written in an amusing extravagant satirical vein. The text features much crudity scatological humor and violence. Lists of ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 283

Gargantua

  [english | 1534]  

Francois Rabelais


Summary: [The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel (in French La vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel) is a connected series of five novels written in the 16th century by Francois Rabelais. It is the story of two giants a father (Gargantua) and his son (Pantagruel) and their adventures written in an amusing extravagant satirical vein. The text features much crudity scatological humor and violence. Lists of ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 113

The Third Book

  [english | 1546]  

Francois Rabelais


Summary: [40 Days and 40 Nights: Darwin Intelligent Design God OxyContin and Other Oddities on Trial in Pennsylvania is a 2007 non fiction book about the Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District trial of 2005. Author Matthew Chapman a journalist screenwriter and director (and the great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin) reported on the trial for Harpers magazine]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 194

La Vida De Lazarillo De Tormes Y De Sus Fortunas Y Adversidades

  [spanish | 1554]  

Anonymous


Summary: [Lazarillo de Tormes es un esbozo irnico y despiadado de la sociedad del momento de la que se muestran sus vicios y actitudes hipcritas sobre todo las de los clrigos y religiosos. http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lazarillo_de_Tormes]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | humorousDownloads: 493

Vie De Lazarille De Tormes

  [french | 1554]  

Anonymous


Summary: [La Vida de Lazarillo de Tormes y de sus fortunas y adversidades est un rcit en langue espagnole publi anonymement en 1554 Burgos. Il est considr comme le premier roman picaresque. Il connut rapidement un grand succs et fut traduit dans plusieurs langues europennes. Il a galement fait lobjet de nombreuses suites par divers auteurs. ]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 426

Henry Vi Part 1

  [english | 1590]  

William Shakespeare


Summary: [The First Part of King Henry the Sixth is history play by William Shakespeare believed written in approximately 15881590. It is the first in the cycle of four plays often referred to as The First Tetralogy.]
Genres: [non-fiction | history | fictionDownloads: 23
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