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Readings in the Western Humanities
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  • ISBN-13: 9780073136394
  • ISBN: 0073136395
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* indicates a new selection Preface Chapter 1 PREHISTORY AND NEAR EASTERN CIVILIZATIONS Selections from The Code of Hammurabi Selections from The Epic of Gilgamesh Ishtar and Gilgamesh, and the Death of Enkidu The Search for Everlasting Life The Story of the Flood ENHEDUANNA, The Exaltation of Inanna The Dispute of a Man with His Soul The Story of Sinuhe the Egyptian The Great Hymn to the Aten Chapter 2 AEGEAN CIVILIZATION: The Minoans, the Mycenaeans, and the Greeks of the Archaic Age HOMER, Selections from the Iliad Book 1 Book 6 Book 22 *Book 24* HOMER, Selections from the Odyssey Book 9 *Book 23* SAPPHO, Poems "I" "II" "Let's Not Pretend" Chapter 3 CLASSICAL GREEK CIVILIZATION: The Hellenic Age SOPHOCLES, Oedipus the King THUCYDIDES, Selection from History of the Peloponnesian War Book II Pericles' Funeral Oration Second Year of the War. The Plague and Its Effects PLATO, Selections from The Republic Book V Book VII PLATO, Selection from Phaedo ARISTOTLE, Selections from Poetics and Politics Poetics A Description of Tragedy Reversal, Discovery, and Calamity Tragic Action Fear and Pity The Characters of Tragedy Politics Book I Chapter 4 CLASSICAL GREEK CIVILIZATION: The Hellenistic Age THEOCRITUS, Selection from the Idylls *Aeschines and Thyonicus* EPICURUS, "Letter to Menoeceus" Chapter 5 ROMAN CIVILIZATION: The Pre-Christian Centuries *CICERO, Selection from On the Republic* *"The Dream of Scipio"* CATULLUS, Poems "5" "22" "51" "72" VERGIL, Selections from the Aeneid Book I Book VI HORACE, Selections from Odes and Satires Ode II.16 Ode III.6 Satire I.9 OVID, Selections from Metamorphoses Book I Book IV JUVENAL, Satire III *MARCUS AURELIUS, Selection from Meditations* Chapter 6 JUDAISM AND THE RISE OF CHRISTIANITY Selections from the Holy Scriptures (The Jewish Bible) Genesis Exodus Amos Psalms Job Ecclesiastes Selections from The Revised Standard Version of the Holy Bible The Gospel According to Matthew Sermon on the Mount 1 Corinthians TERTULLIAN, Selections from The Apparel of Women Book One Book Two Chapter 7 LATE ROMAN CIVILIZATION ST. AUGUSTINE, Selections from Confessions and The City of God Confessions, Book VIII The City of God, Book XIV The City of God, Book XV The City of God, Book XIX EUSEBIUS, Selections from The History of the Church The Neronian Persecution, in Which Paul and Peter Died The Destruction of the Churches Ordeals Endured in the Persecution: God's Glorious Martyrs Victory of Constantine; the Benefits He conferred on His Subjects ANNA COMNENA, Selection from The Alexiad *Book XIV BOETHIUS, Selection from the Consolation of Philosophy *Book III EINHARD, Selection from The Life of Charlemagne *Book III *Selection from Beowulf *HROSVITHA, Selection from Abraham Chapter 8 THE WORLD OF ISLAM Selections from the Qur'an *The Exordium* The Prophets Light *Clots of Blood* *The Table* *IBN KHALDUN, Selections from the Muqaddimah* *Selection from The Arabian Nights* *The Story of the Merchant and Demon* *The First Old Man's Tale* *The Second Old Man's Tale* *RUMI, Selections from the Masnavi* *I Have Five Things to Say* *The Food Sack* *The Grasses* *A Man and a Woman Arguing* *Zikr* *The Core of Masculinity* *Put This Design in Your Carpet* Chapter 9 THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES: The Christian Centuries Selections from the Song of Roland CHRETIEN DE TROYES, Selection from Arthurian Romances Lancelot MARIE DE FRANCE, Lanval ST. THOMAS AQUINAS, Selection from Summa Theologica Fifth Article DANTE ALIGHIERI, Selections from The Divine Comedy Inferno, Canto I Inferno, Canto III Inferno, Canto V Inferno, Canto XXXIV HILDEGARD OF BINGEN, Selections from Scivias (May You Know or Know the Ways) Chapter 10 THE LATE MIDDLE AGES, 1300-1500 PETRARCH, Selections from the Canzoniere "3" "132" "134" *PETRARCH, Selection from "Letter to Posterity"* GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO, Selections from The Decameron Introduction First Day, Third Story GEOFFREY CHAUCER, Selections from The Canterbury Tales The General Prologue (in Middle English) The Prologue The Wife of Bath's Tale CHRISTINE DE PIZAN, Selections from The Book of the City of Ladies Book I Book II Chapter 11 THE EARLY RENAISSANCE: RETURN TO CLASSICAL ROOTS, 1400-1494 GIOVANNI PICO DELLA MIRANDOLA, Selections from On the Dignity of Man LEON BATTISTA ALBERTI, Selection from On Painting Book II Chapter 12 THE HIGH RENAISSANCE AND EARLY MANNERISM, 1494-1564 GASPARA STAMPA, Poems "3" "43" "98" "104" "151" BALDASSARE CASTIGLIONE, Selections from The Book of the Courtier Book I Book III NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI, Selections from The Prince Chapter XV Chapter XVI Chapter XVII Credits IndexMatthews, Roy T. is the author of 'Readings in the Western Humanities ' with ISBN 9780073136394 and ISBN 0073136395.

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