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Reading a Classic

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pctacitus

Re: Classics

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I'm going to post a poll at the end of the week, please put up your suggestions soon.Some ideas in no particular order:Xenophon's Anabasis or Persian Expedition.Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War. Demosthenes' Olynthianics and Philippic's.Plutarch's Lives (a selection to be determined). Polybius' History.Dante's Inferno. Ammianus Marcellinus' History of the Later Roman Empire. Homer's Iliad.Tacitus' Agricola. Edited by: pctacitus at: 3/1/04 12:28 pm
pctacitus

Re: Reading a Classic

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I think this thread has lost a few posts in the recent hack. ...[T]o ignore the classics is ultimately to weaken the very foundations of our society. - James Atlas, Book Wars: What it Takes to be Educated in America
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