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Corpus Hermeticum

The Corpus Hermeticum are the core documents of the Hermetic tradition. Dating from early in the Christian era, they were mistakenly dated to a much earlier period by Church officials (and everyone else) up until the 15th century. Because of this, they were allowed to survive and we seen as an early precursor to what was to be Christianity. We know today that they were, in fact, from the early Christian era, and came out of the turbulent religious seas of Hellenic Egypt. These are all taken from Mead's translations, which are in the public domain at this point. Greece Full texts here Historians Herodotus (c.490-c.425 BCE) The Histories 440BCE [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Thucydides (c.460/455-c.399 BCE) History of the Peloponnesian War [MSWord files, in Greek with embedded fonts] Book I Book II Book III Aristotle (384-323 BCE) The Athenian Constitution [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Xenophon (c.428-c.354 BCE) Anabasis, or March Up Country or Persia Expedition Pausanias (fl.c.160 CE) Pausanias (fl.c.160 CE): Description of Greece: Book I: Attica (Athens and Megara) Description of Greece: Book II: Corinth Poets Homer (c.8th Cent. BCE) The Iliad trans. Samuel Butler [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Homer: The Odyssey [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] The Odyssey Complete text [in one 769k HTML file] of the translation by Samuel Henry Butcher (1850-1910) and Andrew Lang (1844-1912) [Harvard Classics series] Dramatists Aeschylus (525-456 BCE) Agamemnon [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Eumendides [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Sophocles (496-405/6 BCE) Antigone 442 BCE [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Euripides (c.485-406 BCE) The Bacchae [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Hippolytus [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Philosophers Plato (427-347 BCE) The Meno [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] The Gorgias [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] The Symposium [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] The Symposium [HTML] The Republic [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] The Crito [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] The Phaedo [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] The Phaedrus [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Aristotle (384-323 BCE) WEB Complete On-Line Works and Commentary. [At Bjorn] Nichomachean Ethics [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Politics [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Metaphysics [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Physics [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Poetics [At this Site, formerly ERIS][Full Text][Ascii Text in one file] Xenophon (c.428-c.354 BCE) The Symposium (Pseudo)-Plutarch Des Opinions des philosophes Full text of a French translation. This seems to have been the first collection of placita in terms of philosopher's opinions organized into themes. Orators Aeschines (c.390-c.322 BCE) Against Timarchus On the Embassy Other The Law Code of Gortyn (Crete), c. 450 BCE Aesop (6th Century BCE): Fables, HTML, Plutarch (c.46-c.120 CE): The Training of Children, c. 110 CE Full texts elsewhere Historians Herodotus (c.490-c.425 BCE) The Histories 440BCE [At MIT] The Histories 440BCE [At Parstimes][Chapter length files] Thucydides (c.460/455-c.399 BCE) History of the Peloponnesian War, 431 BCE [At MIT][Chapter length files] Aristotle (384-323 BCE) The Athenian Constitution [At MIT] Plutarch (c.46-c.120 CE) Lives [At MIT] Poets Homer (c.8th Cent. BCE) Homeric Fragments [At OMACL] Homeric Hymns [At OMACL] The Iliad trans. Samuel Bulter [At MIT] The Odyssey trans. Samuel Butler [At MIT] The Odyssey trans. S.H. Butcher and A. Lang [At Bartleby] Hesiod (c.700 BCE) Works and Days [At OMACL] Theogony [At OMACL] Sappho (c.580 BCE) Poems, at [Sappho.com] Dramatists [Former ERIS text no longer online] Aeschylus (525-456 BCE The Suppliants prob. 463 BCE Oresteia trilogy 458 BCE Agamemnon [See above under Full texts here] The Choephori Eumendides [See above under Full texts here] The Seven Against Thebes 467BCE Prometheus Bound date unknown The Persians 472 BCE The Persians 472 BCE [annotated HTML] [At Calgary] The Persians 472 BCE [At Saskatchewan] Sophocles (496-405/6 BCE) Ajax 440 BCE Antigone 442 BCE [See above under Full texts here] Antigone 442 BCE [At Diotima] A much more modern translation, with extensive annotation. Electra btw. 418-410 BCE Philoctetes 409 BCE Oedipus the King c.430 BCE See 2ND Study Guide [At Brooklyn College] Oedipus at Colonna c.405/6 BCE [At MIT] The Trachiniae c.430 BCE Euripides (c.485-406 BCE) Alcestis Andromache The Bacchae [See above under Full texts here] The Cyclops Electra Hecuba Helen The Heracleidae Heracles Hippolytus [See above under Full texts here] Ion Iphigenia at Aulis Iphigenia In Tauris Medea Orestes The Phoenissae Rhesus The Suppliants The Trojan Women Aristophanes (c.445-c.385 BCE) The Acharnians 425 BCE [At Eserver, formerly ERIS] The Birds 414 BCE [At Eserver, formerly ERIS] The Clouds 423 BCE [At Eserver, formerly ERIS] The Ecclesiazusae (Women in Politics) [At Eserver, formerly ERIS] The Frogs 405 BCE [At Eserver, formerly ERIS] The Knights 424BCE [At Eserver, formerly ERIS] Lysistrata 411 BCE [At Eserver, formerly ERIS] Peace 421 BCE [At Eserver, formerly ERIS] Plutus 382 BCE (his last play) [At Eserver, formerly ERIS] The Thesmophorizusae 411BCE [At Eserver, formerly ERIS] The Wasps 422 BCE [At Eserver, formerly ERIS] Menander (342/1-293/89 BCE) Family Values: Epitrepontes (aka The Arbitrants)[At U. Texas][Reconstructed Text] Novels Apollonius of Rhodes (c.295-after 247 BCE): Argonautica [At OMACL] Quintus Smyrnaeus (fl. f4th Cent CE): The Fall of Troy [At OMACL] Lucius Apuleius (c. 123-c. 170 CE): Metamorphoses or The Golden Ass [At Eserver] Latin Text [At Bibliotheca Augustana] Adlington's translation, 1566 Philosophers Plato (427-347 BCE) The Apology, [At EAWC] Last Days of Socrates [Website] Texts from Euthyphro, Apology, Crito and Phaedo. The Meno [At MIT] Ion [At MIT] The Republic [At MIT][Chapter length files] The Crito [At MIT] The Symposium [At Adelaide][Chapter length files] (ps.-?) Plato: Seventh Letter: To the Relatives and Friends of Dion, [At UPenn] Aristotle (384-323 BCE) Aristotle (384-323 BCE): Poetics [At MIT][Chapter length files] Epicurus (342-270 BCE) Letter to Menoecius [At At Internet Archive, from Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy] Principal Doctrines [At Epicurus.net] Science WEB Euclid (c.300 BCE): Elements [At Clark] Galen (129-199 CE): On the Natural Faculties, [At MIT][Chapter files] or one text file [ERIS] Galen (129-199 CE): On the Natural Faculties, [At Medicina Antiqua, formerly ERIS] Galen (129-199 CE): On Hippocrates On the Nature of Man [At Medicina Antiqua, formerly ERIS] Part One WEB Hippocratic Texts (c.430-330 BCE)[MIT][Selected Texts] Hero of Alexandria (fl/ 62 CE): Pneumatics [At Steam Engine Library] Claudius Ptolemy (C.127-148 CE) : The Geography [At Lacus Curtius/Kansas] Other Aesop (d. 564 BCE): Fables, text, [At Eserver] Lucius Apulieus (c.123-c.170 CE): Apologia [At UPenn] Full text in Latin and English, or see translation by Butler [At MIT]

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