95 u Denotes new or forthcoming title World Literature in Translation
u THE GREEK MYTHS
Introduction by Rick Riordan
Cover by Ross MacDonald
“Quite simply the best single accounting of
Classical mythology you will find.”—Rick
Riordan, from the Introduction. This edition
combines the complete text of the definitive
two-volume classic, with full references to the
classical sources, indexes, commentaries on
each myth, and one map.
Penguin Classics 800 pp. 978-0-14-310671-5 $25.00
Also available: The Anger of Achilles, see page 92
THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY
OF CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY
An outstanding distillation of Grimal’s classic
reference, this extensively cross-referenced work
offers clear and concise entries that capture
the essence of Greek and Roman mythology.
Penguin 480 pp. 978-0-14-051235-9 $20.00
THE FRIENDLY GUIDE TO MYTHOLOGY
A Mortal’s Companion to
the Fantastical Realm of Gods,
Goddesses, Monsters, and Heroes
Focuses on Greek and Roman mythology, but
includes myths from Africa, Asia, Australia,
northern Europe, and the Americas.
Penguin 448 pp. 978-0-14-024087-0 $18.00
OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY
An Illustrated Family Tree of Greek Myth
from the First Gods to the Founders of Rome
A fully illustrated and comprehensively annotated genealogical map of the universe of
Greek myth, presented in a unique accordion-paged design. 125 full-color illustrations.
Gotham 208 pp. 978-1-592-40013-3 $25.00
THE PENGUIN BOOK
OF CLASSICAL MYTHS
From a renowned classics scholar comes a
reinterpretation of the myths of ancient Greece
and Rome. Illustrated.
Penguin 416 pp. 978-0-14-102077-8 $18.00
Retold by Richard P. Martin
MYTHS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS
“Elegant, entertaining retellings of all
the major Greek Myths. A perfect complement to a course based on the original texts.
The introduction enhances its usefulness.”
—Stanley Lombardo, University of Kansas.
NAL 368pp. 978-0-451-20685-5 $15.00
Kevin Osborn and Dana L. Burgess, Ph.D.
THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S
GUIDE TO CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY
Alpha 416 pp. 978-1-59257-289-2 $18.95
W. H. D. Rouse
GODS, HEROES, AND MEN
OF ANCIENT GREECE
A vital modern retelling of the great Greek
myths. Charts, index.
NAL 192pp. 978-0-451-52790-5 $14.00
General & Anthologies
W. H. Auden, editor
THE PORTABLE GREEK READER
Selections from Sophocles, Plato, Aristotle, Homer,
Pindar, Aeschylus, Hippocrates, Sappho, Theocritus,
Aristophanes, and Aesop. Includes complete versions
of The Birds, The Oresteia, and Timaeus.
Penguin 734pp. 978-0-14-015039-1 $20.00
Jonathan Barnes, translator and editor
EARLY GREEK PHILOSOPHY
In these illuminating pre-Socratic texts,
Democritus, Zeno, Pythagoras, and Heraclitus
initiate a revolution in human thought and
pave the way for Plato and Aristotle. Includes
revised introduction, updated list of further
readings, and appendix on sources.
Penguin Classics 336pp. 978-0-14-044815-3 $16.00
THE GREEK ACHIEVEMENT
The Foundation of the Western World
“A generous account, graceful yet panoramic.”—Robert Fagles.
Penguin 512pp. 978-0-14-029323-4 $25.00
Robert Dobbin, translator and editor
u THE CYNIC PHILOSOPHERS
From Diogenes to Julian
Draws together the writings on and by various Cynic philosophers, from founding
figures Antisthenes and Diogenes of Sinope
to Hipparchia, one of the few female philosophers in antiquity, and 4th-century Roman
emperor Julian “the apostate.”
Penguin Classics 352pp. 978-0-14-119222-2 $17.00
See page 149
THE PENGUIN HISTORICAL
ATLAS OF ANCIENT GREECE
Traces the development of this creative and
restless people and assesses their impact not
only on the ancient world but also on our own
attitudes today. Full-color maps throughout.
Penguin 144pp. 978-0-14-051335-6 $20.00
THE PENGUIN HISTORICAL
ATLAS OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS
Explores the world’s earliest cultures, from
Mesopotamia to Rome, examining the development of civilizations around the globe.
Illustrated with photographs, artwork recreations, and full-color maps.
Penguin 144pp. 978-0-14-101448-7 $20.00
Prose and Poetry
CLASSICAL LITERARY CRITICISM
Plato’s Ion and Republic, Chapters 2–3 and 10;
Aristotle’s Poetics; Horace’s The Art of Poetry;
Longinus’s On the Sublime
Translated by Penelope Murray and T. S. Dorsch
Introduction and Notes by Penelope Murray
Includes bibliography, chronology, and notes.
Penguin Classics 256pp. 978-0-14-044651-7 $13.00
THE GOLDEN ASS
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by E. J. Kenney
“A dazzling combination of parable, allegory, satire, robust humor, sex, violence, Grand
Guignol, confession, and buffoonery, a unique
feat of creative fantasy.”—E. J. Kenney (from
Penguin Classics 304pp. 978-0-14-043590-0 $14.00
St. Augustine of Hippo
CITY OF GOD
Translated with Notes by Henry Bettenson
Introduction by Gill Evans
Penguin Classics 1,184 pp. 978-0-14-044894-8 $16.00
Translated with an Introduction by Garry Wills
“[Wills] renders Augustine’s famous and
influential text in direct language with all
the spirited wordplay and poetic strength
intact.”—Los Angeles Times.
Penguin Classics 368pp. 978-0-14-310570-1 $16.00
Also available in a Deluxe Edition:
Penguin Classics 368pp. 978-0-14-303951-8 $16.00
Translated by R. S. Pine-Coffin
Penguin Classics 352pp. 978-0-14-044114-7 $10.00
THE CONFESSIONS OF ST. AUGUSTINE
Translated by Rex Warner
Foreword by Elizabeth Block
Introduction and Afterword by Martin E. Marty
Signet Classics 384 pp. 978-0-451-53121-6 $6.95