Sources of the West Readings in Western Civilization

ISBN-10: 0321105508
ISBN-13: 9780321105509
Edition: 5th 2003 (Revised)
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List price: $52.80
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/16/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

The Origins of Western Civilization and the Classical World
Creation Epics
The Epic of Gilgamesh (ca. 2000 B.C.)
The Creation Epic (ca. 2000 B.C.)
The Book of Genesis (ca. 10th-6th century B.C.)
Hesiod, Works and Days (ca. 700 B.C.)
The Ancient Near East
Code of Hammurabi (early 18th century B.C.)
The Book of the Dead (ca. 16th century B.C.)
The Book of Exodus (ca. 10th-6th century B.C.)
The Book of Isaiah (ca. 10th-6th century B.C.)
Ancient and Classical Greece
Homer, Iliad (9th-8th century B.C.)
Sappho of Lesbos, Poems (ca. 600 B.C.)
Herodotus, History (ca. 450 B.C.)
Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War (ca. 400 B.C.)
Xenophon, The Spartan Constitution (ca. 360 B.C.)
Plato, Apology (399 B.C.)
Plato, The Republic (ca. 327 B.C.)
Aristotle, Politics (4th century B.C.)
Cicero, The Trial of Aulus Cluentius Habitus (66 B.C.)
Virgil, Aeneid (30-19 B.C.)
Ovid, The Art of Love, (ca. 1 B.C)
Juvenal, Satires (ca. A.D. 116)
Plutarch, The Life of Cato the Elder (ca. A.D. 116)
Suetonius, The Life of Augustus (ca. A.D. 122)
The Sermon on the Mount (ca. A.D. 28-35)
St. Paul, Epistle to the Romans (ca. A.D. 57)
Medieval Europe
The Early Middle Ages
Tacitus, Germania (98)
Eusebius, In Praise of Constantine (336)
Augustine of Hippo, The City of God (413-46)
Benedict of Nursia, Rule of Saint Benedict (ca. 535-540)
The Burgundian Code (ca. 474)
Gregory of Tours, History of the Franks (ca. 581-591)
Bede, The Ecclesiastical History of England (731)
Einhard, The Life of Charlemagne (ca. 829-836)
Islam and the Eastern Empire
Justinian, Code (529-565)
Procopius, Secret History (ca. 560)
The Koran (7th century)
Ibn Al-Qalanisi, The Damascus Chronicle (ca. 1150)
The High Middle Ages
Feudal Documents (11th-13th centuries)
Bernard of Angers, Miracles of St. Foy (ca. 1010)
Flucher of Chartres, The First Crusade and the Siege of Jerusalem (1101)
The Song of Roland. (ca. 1100)
Marie de France, The Lay of the Were-Wolf
Magna Carta
Francis of Assisi, Admonitions (ca. 1220)
Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica (1266-1273)
Dante, The Divine Comedy (ca. 1320)
Catherine of Siena, Letters (1376)
Christine de Pisan, The Book of the City of Ladies (ca. 1405)
Margaret Paston, Letters (1441-1448)
Witchcraft Documents (15th century)
Renaissance and Reformation
Francesco Petrarca, Letters (ca. 1372)
Leon Battista Alberti, On the Family (1435-1444)
Giorgio Vasari, The Life of Leonardo da Vinci (1550)
Niccol� Machiavelli, The Prince (1513)
Desiderius Erasmus, In Praise of Folly (1509)
Sir Thomas More, Utopia (1516)
Claude de Seyssel, The Monarchy of France (1515)
The New Worlds
Christopher Columbus, Letter from the First Voyage (1493)
Ludovico di Varthema, Travels (ca. 1508)
Bartolom� de Las Cases, Apologetic History of the Indies (1566)
Juan Gonzalez de Mendoza, The History of the Great and Mightie Kingdom of China (1585)
Martin Luther. The Freedom of a Christian (1520) and Marriage and Celibacy (1566)
John Calvin, Institutes of Christian Religion (1534) and Catechism (ca. 1540)
Ignatius Loyola, Spiritual Exercises (1548)
Teresa of Avila, The Life of Saint Teresa (1611). The Early Modern World
Anonymous, Lazarillo de Tormes (1554)
The Twelve Articles of the Peasants of Swabia (1524) and Martin Luther, Admonition to Peace (1525)
Marguerite de Navarre, Heptameron (1558)
Magdalena and Balthasar Paumgartner, Letters (1592-1596)
Anonymous, The Debate About Women: Hic Mulier and Haec Vir (1620)
The Ancient Regime
The Wars of Religion
Henry IV, The Edict of Nantes (1598)
William of Orange, Apology (1580)
Cardinal Richelieu, The Political Testament (1638)
Hans von Grimmelshausen, Simplicissimus (1669)
Subjects and Sovereigns
James I, True Law of a Free Monarchy (1598)
Philippe Duplessis-Mornay, A Defense of Liberty Against Tyrants (1579)
Sir William Clarke, The Putney Debates (1647)
Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan (1651)
John Locke, Second Treatise of Government (1689)
Duc de Saint-Simon, Memoirs (1694-1723)
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