2019 Reading More: November
Completed reads for November:
- Conversations of Socrates, by Xenophon
- Lysistrata; The Acharnians; The Clouds, by Aristophanes
- The Iliad, by Homer
- The Odyssey, by Homer
- The Aeneid, by Virgil
- The Theogony, by Hesiod
- Work and Days, by Hesiod
- Fragments of Sappho, by Sappho
- The Argonautica, by Apollonius Rhodius
- The Conquest of Gaul, by Julius Caesar
Conversations of Socrates (Tredennick/Waterfield translation) contains Xenophon’s four Socratic works: Socrates’ Defence, Memoirs of Socrates, The Dinner Party, and The Estate-Manager. Aristophanes is Sommerstein’s translation. The Iliad is Rieu’s prose translation. The Odyssey is Shewring’s prose translation. The Aeneid is Day Lewis’ verse translation. The Theogony and Work and Days are Evelyn-White’s translations. Sappho’s Fragments is Dubnoff’s translation. The Argonautica is Seaton’s translation. The Conquest of Gaul is Handford’s translation.
A bit of a classics binge this month. In fact, the most modern text was Virgil’s Aeneid, which is some 2,038 years old.