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Seminar 21/121: Roman, Early Christian, and Medieval Thought

Subject Guides

Marcus Aurelius (A.D. 161-180)

Marcus Aurelius The Meditations [167] (Translated by George Long, Internet Classics Archive)

Titus Lucretius Carus (ca. 99 B.C. - 55 B. C.)

LucretiusOn the Nature of Things [ca. 50 B.C.] (Translated by William Ellery Leonard)

Publius Vergilus Maro (70 B.C. - 19 B.C.)

VergilAeneid [19 B.C.] (Translated by John Dryden)

Plutarch (46 - 120)


The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans [75] (Translated by John Dryden)

Life of Coriolanus

Life of Antony

Christine de Pizan (ca. 1364 - ca. 1430 )

Christine de Pizan The Book of the City of Ladies [1405] (Available from Saint Albert Hall Library)

The Bible (Revised Standard Version)
St. Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

St. Augustine Confessions [397-400] (Translated and Edited by Albert C. Outler, 1955; Digitized by Harry Plantinga,1993.)

Marie de France (ca. 1150)

Marie De FrancePrologue (Judith P. Shoaf © 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Gainesville, Florida)

Lais of Marie de France (Judith P. Shoaf © 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Gainesville, Florida)

St. Thomas Aquinas (1225 - 1274)

St. Thomas AquinasSumma Contra Gentiles [1268-1273] (An Annotated Translation (With some Abridgement) of the Summa Contra Gentiles of Saint Thos Aquinas by Joseph Rickaby, S.J., M.A. Lond: B.Sc. Oxon., Author of "Aquinas Ethicus" etc. etc., London: Burns and Oates, 1905)

Dante Alegheri (1265 - 1321)

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

Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1345 - 1400)

ChaucerCanterbury Tales [c. 1390]

The Wife of Bath's Tale

The Merchant's Tale

Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179 )

Hildegard of BingenScivias [ca. 1141-1151] (Available at the Saint Albert Hall Library)

"Illumination" (Slides available at the Saint Albert Hall Library)

Arabian Nights ( ca. 1000 )

Arabian NightsThousand and One Nights (1909-1914) - Translated by Edward William Lane and revised by Stanley Lane-Poole; Harvard Classics Volume 16; prepared by the Bartleby Project, Columbia University.