Translated by Walter Hamilton
and Chris Emlyn-Jones
and Notes by Chris Emlyn-Jones
Socrates exhorts politicians to consider the
welfare of their citizens in a dialogue that has
influenced subsequent political debate.
Features a revision of Hamilton’s distinguished translation. 208 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044904-3 $9.00
GREAT DIALOGUES OF PLATO
Translated by W.H.D. Rouse
The complete texts of The Republic, The
Apology, Crito, Phaedo, Ion, Meno, Euthydemus,
and Symposium in W.H.D. Rouse’s widely
acclaimed translation. Pronouncing index, the
Greek Alphabet. 528 pp.
Signet Classics 0-451-52745-3 $6.95
f THE LAWS
Translated with an Introduction and Notes
by Trevor J. Saunders
Preface by Richard Stalley
Revised edition includes an appendix, index, a
new preface, and updated further reading. 560 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044984-1 $14.00
Available July 2005
PHAEDRUS and LETTERS VII AND VIII
Translated and Introduced by Walter Hamilton
Plato’s Phaedrus, chiefly valued for its idyllic
setting and its magnificent myth, is concerned
with establishing the principles of rhetoric
based on the knowledge of truth inspired by
love. The seventh and eighth letters reflect his
involvement in Sicilian politics, revealing fascinating glimpses into the contemporary
power struggle. Introductions and Notes to
each work, Selected Bibliography, and
Pagination of Stephanus (1578). 160 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044275-8 $9.95
PROTAGORAS and MENO
Translated and Introduced by W. K. C. Guthrie
These two dialogues address the crucial subjects of the identity of virtue and the source of
knowledge. Summaries of each dialogue,
Suggestions for Further Reading. 160 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044068-2 $9.95
Translated with an Introduction by Desmond Lee
Newly Revised Bibliography, Notes, pagination of Stephanus (1578), Appendices, and a
special section on the “Spindle of Necessity.”
Penguin Classics 464 pp. 0-14-044914-0 $9.00
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Christopher Gill 144 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044927-2
Translated by Robin Waterfield
Plato examines the idea of knowledge, putting
forth and criticizing opposing definitions in
this pioneering work in knowledge theory.
Critical essay by the translator, Map,
Bibliographies, Pagination of Stephanus
(1578). 256 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044450-5 $12.00
TIMAEUS and CRITIAS
Translated and Introduced by Desmond Lee
The earliest Greek account of a divine creation,
Timaeus is the only work of Plato on natural
science. Its unfinished sequel, Critias, tells the
story of the lost civilization of Atlantis. Notes,
Pagination of Stephanus (1578), Summary,
Appendix on Atlantis, Bibliography. 176 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044261-8 $11.00
Seven Keys to Using Your Mind to the Utmost
Foreword by Michael J. Gelb
The book provides step-by-step guidance on
how to harness his methods to vastly enhance
your own creativity and autonomy.
Tarcher 192pp. 1-585-42192-8 $15.95
Translated by Stephen MacKenna
Edited by John Dillon
Plotinus’ highly original synthesis of
Platonism, mystic passion, Greek philosophy,
and variants of the Trinity and other central
doctrines offers profound insights into an
often inaccessible yet brilliant thinker. 688 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044520-X $16.00
THE AGE OF ALEXANDER
Translated and Annotated by Ian Scott-Kilvert
Introduced by G. T. Griffith
The chronicle of nine great Greek statesmen—
Agesilaus, Pelopidas, Dion, Timoleon,
Demosthenes, Phocion, Alexander, Demetrius,
and Pyrrhus. Chronological Table, Maps,
Notes. 448 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044286-3 $15.00
Edited and Introduced by Ian Kidd
Translated by Robin Waterfield
This selection resounds with the writer’s
charming and passionate personality, his love
of home and family, and his cosmopolitan
political outlook. An entertaining introduction
to the work of one of the most attractive characters in classical literature. 448 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044564-1 $13.95
PLUTARCH ON SPARTA
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Richard J. A. Talbert
For modern readers the myth of this extraordinary Greek city has been fixed by Plutarch.
The Spartans’ proverbial beliefs—in discipline,
in subjugating serfs by terror and violence, in
devotion to the creation of an invincible warrior class—are nowhere more fully and vividly
portrayed. Maps. 224 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044463-7 $13.00
THE RISE AND FALL OF ATHENS
Translated and Introduced by Ian Scott-Kilvert
Nine Greek biographies illustrate the rise and
fall of Athens, from the legendary days of
Theseus, the city’s founder, to Solon,
Themistocles, Aristides, Cimon, Pericles,
Nicias, and Alcibiades, to the razing of its
walls by Lysander. Notes, Maps. 320 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044102-6 $12.95
Quintus Curtius Rufus
THE HISTORY OF ALEXANDER
Translated and Introduced
by Waldemar Heckel and John Yardley
The only life of Alexander in Latin, this
highly literary account complements Arrian’s
Campaigns of Alexander, drawing on a wide
variety of questionable as well as trustworthy
sources to paint a portrait of the personal style
of the conqueror. Missing material—two of the
original ten books and fragments of others—is
summarized throughout. 352 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044412-2 $13.00
W. H. D. Rouse
GODS, HEROES, AND MEN
OF ANCIENT GREECE
First published in 1934 and now available in
trade paperback for the first time. This classic
text has become one of the most popular,
enduring—and captivating—retellings of the
ancient myths for modern readers. Includes a
pronunciation guide and genealogy chart.
NAL 192pp. 0-451-52790-9 $13.00
SOPHOCLES: The Complete Plays
Translated by Paul Roche
This collection includes the revised and updated translations by Paul Roche of the Oedipus
cycle, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and
Antigone, as well as all-new translations of
Ajax, The Women of Trachis, Electra, and
Philocetes. 608 pp.
Signet Classics 0-451-52784-4 $6.50
ELECTRA and Other Plays
Translated and Introduced by E. F. Watling
Verse translations of four plays that represent
dramatic structure recognizably related to
modern descendants: Ajax, Electra, Women of
Trachis, Philoctetes. E. F. Watling discusses the
themes of all four dramas and the significance
of Sophoclean drama in his introduction, and
offers notes to each play. 224 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-044028-3 $10.00
THE OEDIPUS PLAYS OF SOPHOCLES
Revised and Updated Translation by Paul Roche
Roche’s classic 1958 translation of Oedipus the
King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone has been
newly updated and revised to encompass the
last 40 years of research and academic thought.
Appendix, Glossary, Notes. 224 pp.
Meridian 0-452-01167-1 $12.00
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