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Kalevala : the Epic Poem of Finland — Complete

4.1 · 535 Ratings · 203 Downloads
The Kalevala was written in the year 1888 by Elias Lönnrot. This book is one of the most popular novels of Elias Lönnrot, and has been translated into several other languages aro...

Aristotle on the Art of Poetry

4 · 951 Ratings · 194 Downloads
This Is A New Release Of The Original 1913 Edition....

Baudelaire: His Prose and Poetry

3.8 · 792 Ratings · 54 Downloads

The Complete Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe

4.4 · 1372 Ratings · 291 Downloads
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexe...

The Aeneid

by Virgil
4.8 · 1037 Ratings · 598 Downloads
Relating the legendary tale of Aeneas, The Aeneid, written in 1st century B.C, by Virgil, is a great Latin epic poem. Relating the story of a Trojan who wanders to Italy and from w...

The Aeneid

by Virgil
0 · 0 Ratings · 347 Downloads
Recounts the experiences of the Trojan prince Aeneas, who helped found Rome...

Idylls of the King

4.6 · 1073 Ratings · 430 Downloads
Tennyson interprets the Arthurian myth as an epic poem, tracing the birth of a king; the founding, fellowship, and decline of the Round Table; and the king's inevitable departure....

The Ballad of the White Horse

3.5 · 263 Ratings · 378 Downloads
One of the last great epic poems, this ballad tells the tale of Alfred the Great's unlikely victory — with the assistance of the Virgin Mary — over Gunthrum and the Danes at th...

The Odyssey

by Homer
5 · 211 Ratings · 1449 Downloads
Homer's Odyssey is a ancient Greek epic poem and the sequel to The Iliad. Attibuted to Homer, the edition has been translated as prose by Samuel Butler. The Odyssey tells the story...

The Divine Comedy by Dante, Illustrated

5 · 1315 Ratings · 2441 Downloads
Illustrated Classics The Divine Comedy The Vision of Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise: Hell Dante Alighieri Translated by The Rev. H. F. Cary, M.A. Illustrated by Gustave Dore BRAND N...

Paradise Lost

3.5 · 973 Ratings · 1750 Downloads
Of man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste Brought death into the world... Sing heavenly muse' From almost the moment of its first public...

Paradise Lost

4 · 648 Ratings · 164 Downloads
An essay on Milton's life and contemporary significance prefaces his three master poems....

The Divine Comedy by Dante, Illustrated, Paradise, Complete

4.9 · 1865 Ratings · 720 Downloads
Illustrated Classics The Divine Comedy The Vision of Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise: Hell Dante Alighieri Translated by The Rev. H. F. Cary, M.A. Illustrated by Gustave Dore BRAND N...

Divine Comedy, Longfellow's Translation, Hell

4.9 · 472 Ratings · 788 Downloads
Dante Alighieri was born in Florence, Italy in the middle of the 13th century and what is principally known of him comes from his own writings. One of the world's great literary ma...

Paradise Lost

4 · 300 Ratings · 638 Downloads
Of man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste Brought death into the world... Sing heavenly muse' From almost the moment of its first public...

The Iliad

5 · 1779 Ratings · 2227 Downloads
Excerpt from The Iliad of Homer: Literally Translated, With Explanatory Notes Apollo, enraged at the insult offered to his priest, Chryses, sends a pestilence upon the Greeks. A co...

Divine Comedy, Longfellow's Translation, Complete

4.6 · 766 Ratings · 418 Downloads
Midway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark, For the straightforward pathway had been lost. Ah me! how hard a thing it is to say What was this forest sa...

Beowulf

4 · 547 Ratings · 379 Downloads
LO, praise of the prowess of people-kings of spear-armed Danes, in days long sped, we have heard, and what honor the athelings won! Oft Scyld the Scefing from squadroned foes, from...

Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

by Hesiod
4.4 · 278 Ratings · 301 Downloads
Hesiod (Hesiodus), an epic poet apparently of the eighth century BC, was born in Asia Minor but moved to Boeotia in central Greece. He was regarded by later Greeks as a contemporar...

The Divine Comedy

0 · 0 Ratings · 463 Downloads
The Divine Comedy, translated by Allen Mandelbaum, begins in a shadowed forest on Good Friday in the year 1300. It proceeds on a journey that, in its intense recreation of the dept...

The Iliad

by Homer
4 · 1034 Ratings · 781 Downloads
The Iliad is one of the finest of all the great works that have been handed down to us from Classical Antiquity. Paris, a Trojan prince, having won Helen as his prize for judging a...

The Rape of Lucrece

3.5 · 694 Ratings · 75 Downloads

The Odyssey

by Homer
5 · 254 Ratings · 403 Downloads
The Odyssey is the original journey tale, a genre that has lasted three thousand years, and has had a lasting influence on on literature and art. The trials of Odysseus were first ...