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John Calvin (1509 - 1564)

Institutes of the Christian Religion, Calvin[1536] (Translated by Henry Beveridge, Esq., Edinburgh, 1845)

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Commentaries on the Old Testament [1554]

On Prayer [1536] (Translated by Henry Beveridge, Esq., Edinburgh, 1845) [Christian Classics Ethereal Library]

On the Christian Life [1536] (Translated by Henry Beveridge, Esq., Edinburgh, 1845) [Christian Classics Ethereal Library]

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547 - 1616)

Don Quixote Cervantes[1615] (Translated by John Ormsby)

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Eight Comedies and Eight New Interludes [1615]

Exemplary Tales [1613] (The Exemplary Novels of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, to Which are Added El Buscapie, or the Serpent and La Tia Fingida, or the Pretended Aunt, Translated from the Spanish by Walter K. Kelly. London: T. Caddell, 1822) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

La Galatea [1585] (Galatea: A Pastoral Romance: Originally Written in Spanish by M. Cervantes and Now Translated from the French of M. Florian by W. M. Craig. London: Printed for G&S Robinson, 1813) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1345 - 1400)

Canterbury Tales Chaucer[c. 1390] (in The College Chaucer, Edited by Henry Noble McCracken Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English in the Sheffeld Scientific School of Yale University. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1913.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

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Book of the Duchesse (in The College Chaucer, Edited by Henry Noble McCracken Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English in the Sheffeld Scientific School of Yale University. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1913.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

House of Fame [c. 1380] (in Selections from Chaucer, Edited by William Allen Nielsen, Ph.D. LL.D., President of Smith College, Formerly Professor of English in Harvard University and Howard Rollin Patch Ph.D., Associate Professor of English in Smith College. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1921.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Legend of Good Women [Ed. by W. W. Skeat]

Parliament of Fowles (in Selections from Chaucer, Edited by William Allen Nielsen, Ph.D. LL.D., President of Smith College, Formerly Professor of English in Harvard University and Howard Rollin Patch Ph.D., Associate Professor of English in Smith College. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1921.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Troilus and Cressida [c. 1380] (in Selections from Chaucer, Edited by William Allen Nielsen, Ph.D. LL.D., President of Smith College, Formerly Professor of English in Harvard University and Howard Rollin Patch Ph.D., Associate Professor of English in Smith College. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1921.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Nicholaus Copernicus (1473 - 1543)

On The Revolution of the Heavenly Spheres Copernicus[1542] 

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Letter Against Werner
Narratoprima of Rhetieus

Pierre Corneille (1606 - 1684)

Polyeucte Corneille[1643] [Scanned and Edited by Project Gutenberg] 

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Atilla, Roi de Huns [1667]

Le Cid [1637] [Scanned by Project Gutenberg, February 7, 2005;

Produced by David Garcia, Branko Collin and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team]

Cinna [1643]

Horace [1640]

L'illusion Comique [1635]

Dante Alegheri (1265 - 1321)

Inferno Dante[c. 1310] (The Inferno of Dante, With Text and Translation by Eleanor Vinton Murray. Boston: Privately Printed, 1920.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Purgatorio [c. 1310] (In The Divine Comedy of Dante Aleghieri, Translated by Charles Eliot Norton. Revised Edition. II: Purgatory. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1919.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Paradiso [c. 1310] (In The Divine Comedy of Dante Aleghieri, the Italian Text with a Translation in English Blank Verse and a Commentary, by Courtney Langdon. Volume III: Paradiso. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, London: Humphrey Milford - Oxford University Press, 1921.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

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Concerning Vernacular Eloquence [c. 1304-1307]

The New Life [c. 1293] (The New Life of Dante Aleghieri, Translated by Charles Eliot Norton. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1895.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Concerning Monarchy [c. 1313] (The De Monarchia of Dante Aleghieri, Edited with Translation and Notes by Aurelia Henry. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1904.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Charles Darwin (1809 - 1881)

The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection Darwin[1859] (The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, with Notes and Illustrations. The Harvard Classics, Edited by Charles W. Eliot LL.D. Volume 11. New York: P.F. Collier and Co., 1909) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex [1871] (The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin M.A. F.R.S. New Edition, with Illustrations. London: John Murray, Abelmere Street, 1901) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals [1862] (The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin. Edited by Francis Darwin, Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge. With Photographic and other Illustrations. Popular Edition. London: John Murray, Abelmerle Street W., 1901.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Voyage of the Beagle [1843] (The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin, with Introduction and Notes. The Harvard Classics, Edited by Charles W. Eliot LL.D. Volume 29. New York: P.F. Collier and Co., 1909.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Julius Wilhelm Richard Dedekind (1831 - 1916)

Essays on The Theory of Numbers Dedekind[1872] (Authorized translation by Wooster Woodruff Beman, Chicago: Open Court, 1909; Assembled and Edited by Michael A. Fitzpatrick, Class of 2008]

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Theory of Algebraic Integers [1877]

What Are Numbers and What Should They Be? [1888]

René Descartes (1596 - 1650)

Geometry [1637] Descartes

Meditations [1641] (Translated by John Veitch, 1901) [HTML edition edited by David B. Manley and Charles S. Taylor, n.d.]

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Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason, and Seeking the Truth in the Sciences [1637] [Edited by Charles Eliot, 1909-1914]

Objections Against the Meditations and Replies [1641-1642]

Rules for the Direction of the Mind [1628]

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Complete Poems Dickinson(From Poems by Emily Dickinson: third series, edited by Mabel Loomis Todd, Boston: Little, Brown, © 1896) [Online Edition prepared by Columbia University, Academic Information Systems (AcIS), Bartleby Library. Transcribed, proofread, and marked-up in HTML, April, 1995. Markup, graphics, and added files © Copyright 1995-96 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York]

Denis Diderot (1713 - 1784)

Rameau's Nephew Diderot[1774] [Scanned, assembled and edited by James Pepe, Class of 2006 and Michael A. Fitzpatrick, Class of 2008]

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D'Alembert's Dream [1769] [Scanned, assembled and edited by James Pepe, Class of 2006 and Michael A. Fitzpatrick, Class of 2008]

Essay on Blindness [1749] (in Diderot's Thoughts on Art and Style, With Some of His Shorter Essays Selected and Translated by Beatrix L. Tollemanche (Hon. Mrs. Lionel Tollemanche). London: Remington and Co., 1893.) [Scanned by Google, Inc.]

Jacques the Fatalist [1796]

The Nun [1796]

Philosophic Thoughts [1746]

Feodor Mikhailovyich Dostoievskii (1821 - 1881)

The Brothers Karamazov Dostoievskii[1879] (Translated by Constance Garnett)

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Crime and Punishment [1866] (Translated by Constance Garnett)

Notes from the Underground [1864] (Anonymous Translator) [Created by Judith Boss, Omaha, Nebraska, July, 1996]

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Relativity: The Special and General Theory Einstein[1905] [Relativity: The Special and General Theory by Albert Einstein, Ph.D., Professor of Physics at the University of Berlin, Trandslated by Robert W. Lawson M.Sc., University of Sheffield. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1921] [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

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Ideas and Opinions [1954]

Investigations on the Theory of the Brownian Movement [1926]

The Meaning of Relativity [1921]

On the Method of Theoretical Physics [1933] (Philosophy of Science (1:2), April, 1934. Herbert Spencer Lecture, Oxford University) [Digitized by JSTOR]

The World As I See It [1934]

Epictetus (Born About 50 BC)

Enchiridion Epictetus[c. 135 BC] (in The Works of Epictetus, Consisting of His Discourses in Four Books, the Enchiridion and Fragments, Translated from the Greek by Thomas Wentworth Higginson. New and Revised Edition. In Two Volumes. Vol. II. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1891) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

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The Discourses [c. 101 BC] (Discourses of Epictetus, Translated by George Long with a Critical and Biographical Introduction by John Lancaster Spaulding. Illustrated. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1904) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

The Fragments [c. 135 BC] (in The Works of Epictetus, Consisting of His Discourses in Four Books, the Enchiridion and Fragments, Translated from the Greek by Thomas Wentworth Higginson. New and Revised Edition. In Two Volumes. Vol. II. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1891) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Euclid (fl. About 300 BC)

Elements Euclid[c. 250 BC] [Created by D. E. Joyce, Clark University, Copyright © 1996]

Euripides (480 or 484 BC - 406 BC)

Bacchae Euripides[410 b.c.] (Translated by A. H. Cruickshank)

Hippolytus [420 b.c.] (Translated by E. P. Coleridge)

Trojan Women [410 b.c.] (Anonymous Translator)

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Alcestis [430 b.c.] (Translated by Richard Aldington)

Andromache [430 b.c.] (Translated by E. P. Coleridge)

Cyclops [420 b.c.] (Translated by E. P. Coleridge)

Electra [410 b.c.] (Translated by E. P. Coleridge)

Hecuba [420 b.c.] (Translated by E. P. Coleridge)

Helen [410 b.c.] (Translated by E. P. Coleridge)

Heracleidae [430 b.c.] (Translated by E. P. Coleridge)

Heracle  [430 b.c.] (Translated by E. P. Coleridge)

Ion [410 b.c.] (Translated by Robert Potter)

Iphigenia Among the Tauri [410 b.c.] (Translated by Robert Potter)

Iphigenia at Aulis [410 b.c.] (Anonymous Translator)

Medea [430 b.c.] (Translated by E. P. Coleridge)

Orestes [410 b.c.] (Translated by E. P. Coleridge)

The Phoenician Maidens [410 b.c.] (Translated by E. P. Coleridge)

Rhesus [450 b.c.] (Anonymous Translator)

The Suppliants [420 b.c.] (Translated by E. P. Coleridge)

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