Norton Anthology of World Literature : Beginnings to A.D. 100

ISBN-10: 0393977552

ISBN-13: 9780393977554

Edition: 2nd 2001

Authors: Sarah N. Lawall

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Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Norton & Company, Incorporated, W. W.
Binding: Paperback
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xxi
Phonetic Equivalentsp. xxiii
Map: The Ancient Middle East, CA. 1000 B.C.p. 2
The Invention of Writing and the Earliest Literaturesp. 3
Time Linep. 8
Gilgamesh (Akkadian, ca. 2500-1500 B.C.)p. 10
Ancient Egyptian Poetry (ca. 1500-ca. 1200 B.C.)p. 41
Akhenaten's "Hymn to the Sun"p. 42
The Leiden Hymnsp. 46
[How splendid you ferry the skyways]p. 46
[God is a master craftsman]p. 47
[When Being began back in the days of the genesis]p. 48
[The mind of God is perfect knowing]p. 48
Love Songsp. 49
[My love is one and only, without peer]p. 49
[I wish I were her Nubian girl]p. 49
[Love, how I'd love to slip down to the pond]p. 50
[Why, just now, must you question your heart?]p. 50
[I was simply off to see Nefrus my friend]p. 51
[I think I'll go home and lie very still]p. 51
[Love of you is mixed deep in my vitals]p. 52
The Bible: The Old Testament (Hebrew, ca. 1000-300 B.C.)p. 52
Genesis 1-3 [The Creation--The Fall]p. 56
Genesis 4 [The First Murder]p. 59
Genesis 6-9 [The Flood]p. 60
Genesis 11 [The Origin of Languages]p. 63
Genesis 22 [Abraham and Isaac]p. 63
Genesis 25, 27 [Jacob and Esau]p. 64
Genesis 37, 39-46 [The Story of Joseph]p. 66
From Jobp. 77
Psalm 8p. 93
Psalm 19p. 93
Psalm 23p. 94
Psalm 104p. 94
Psalm 137p. 96
The Song of Songsp. 96
Jonahp. 101
Map: Greece and Western Asia Minor, Ca. Fifth Century B.C.p. 104
Ancient Greece and the Formation of the Western Mindp. 105
Time Linep. 112
Homer (eighth century B.C.)p. 114
The Iliad (Greek)p. 120
Book I [The Rage of Achilles]p. 120
From Book VI [Hector Returns to Troy]p. 136
From Book VIII [The Tide of Battle Turns]p. 147
Book IX [The Embassy to Achilles]p. 147
From Book XVI [Patroclus Fights and Dies]p. 166
Book XVIII [The Shield of Achilles]p. 177
Book XXII [The Death of Hector]p. 192
Book XXIV [Achilles and Priam]p. 205
The Odyssey (Greek)p. 225
[A Goddess Intervenes]p. 225
[A Hero's Son Awakens]p. 236
[The Lord of the Western Approaches]p. 246
[The Red-Haired King and His Lady]p. 258
[Sweet Nymph and Open Sea]p. 278
[The Princess at the River]p. 289
[Gardens and Firelight]p. 297
[The Songs of the Harper]p. 305
[New Coasts and Poseidon's Son]p. 319
[The Grace of the Witch]p. 332
[A Gathering of Shades]p. 347
[Sea Perils and Defeat]p. 363
[One More Strange Land]p. 376
[Hospitality in the Forest]p. 388
[How They Came to Ithaka]p. 401
[Father and Son]p. 416
[The Beggar at the Manor]p. 429
[Blows and a Queen's Beauty]p. 447
[Recognitions and a Dream]p. 458
[Signs and a Vision]p. 474
[The Test of the Bow]p. 483
[Death in the Great Hall]p. 494
[The Trunk of the Olive Tree]p. 507
[Warriors, Farewell]p. 516
Sappho of Lesbos (born ca. 630 B.C.)p. 530
[Lyrics] (Greek)p. 531
[Throned in splendor, deathless, O Aphrodite]p. 531
[Like the very gods in my sight is he]p. 532
[Some there are who say that the fairest thing seen]p. 532
Aeschylus (524?-456 B.C.)p. 533
The Oresteia (Greek)p. 537
Agamemnonp. 537
The Libation Bearersp. 582
The Eumenidesp. 583
Sophocles (ca. 496-406 B.C.)p. 612
Oedipus the King (Greek)p. 617
Antigone (Greek)p. 658
Euripides (480-406 B.C.)p. 693
Medea (Greek)p. 695
Aristophanes (450?-385? B.C.)p. 725
Lysistrata (Greek)p. 727
Plato (429-347 B.C.)p. 779
The Apology of Socrates (Greek)p. 780
Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)p. 799
From Poetics (Greek)p. 800
Map: China During the Warring States Period, CA. 250 B.C.p. 804
Poetry and Thought in Early Chinap. 805
Time Linep. 810
Classic of Poetry (Chinese, ca. 1000-600 B.C.)p. 812
I. Fishhawkp. 814
XX. Plums Are Fallingp. 814
XXIII. Dead Roe Deerp. 815
XXVI. Boat of Cypressp. 815
XLII. Gentle Girlp. 816
LXIV. Quincep. 816
LXXVI. Chung-tzu, Pleasep. 817
LXXXI. I Went Along the Broad Roadp. 817
LXXXII. Rooster Crowsp. 817
CXL. Willows by the Eastern Gatep. 818
CCXLV. She Bore the Folkp. 818
Confucius (551-479 B.C.)p. 820
From Analects (Chinese)p. 823
Chuang Chou (ca. 369-286 B.C.)p. 832
Chuang Tzu (Chinese)p. 834
Free and Easy Wanderingp. 834
Discussion on Making All Things Equalp. 838
The Secret of Caring for Lifep. 845
From Chapter 4. In the World of Menp. 846
From Chapter 6. The Great and Venerable Teacherp. 848
From Chapter 7. Fit for Emperors and Kingsp. 851
From Chapter 12. Heaven and Earthp. 851
From Chapter 13. The Way of Heavenp. 852
From Chapter 17. Autumn Floodsp. 853
From Chapter 18. Perfect Happinessp. 854
From Chapter 19. Mastering Lifep. 854
From Chapter 20. The Mountain Treep. 855
From Chapter 21. T'ien Tzu-fangp. 856
From Chapter 22. Knowledge Wandered Northp. 857
From Chapter 24. Hsu Wu-Kueip. 858
Ssu-Ma Ch'ien (ca. 145-ca. 85 B.C.)p. 858
Letter in Reply to Jen An (Chinese)p. 860
Historical Records (Chinese)p. 866
The Biography of Po Yi and Shu Ch'ip. 866
The Prince of Weip. 869
From The Schemes of the Warring States: Yu-jangp. 876
From Biographies of the Assassins: Nieh Chengp. 877
Map: India, 1200 B.C.-A.D 100p. 880
India's Heroic Agep. 881
Time Linep. 888
The Ramayana of Valmiki (Sanskrit, ca. 550 B.C.)p. 890
From Book 2. Ayodhyap. 895
From Book 3. Aranyap. 903
From Book 4. Kiskindhap. 922
From Book 5. Sundharap. 926
From Book 6. Yuddhap. 946
The Mahabharata (Sanskrit, ca. 400 B.C.-A.D. 400)p. 953
From Book 1. Adi [Origins]p. 959
From Book 2. Sabha [The Assemby Hall]p. 967
From Book 5. Udyoga [The Preparation for War]p. 983
From Book 8. Karna [The Book of Karna]p. 990
From Book 9. Salya [The Book of Salya]p. 994
From Book 11. Stri [The Book of the Women]p. 998
From Book 12. Santi [The Book of Peace]p. 1000
The Jataka (Pali, fourth century B.C.)p. 1002
The Cheating Merchantp. 1004
The Hare's Self-Sacrificep. 1005
The Monkey's Heroic Self-Sacrificep. 1008
The Bhagavad-Gita (Sanskrit, first century B.C.)p. 1010
From The First Teaching [Arjuna's Dejection]p. 1014
From The Second Teaching [Philosophy and Spiritual Discipline]p. 1016
From The Third Teaching [Discipline of Action]p. 1020
From The Sixth Teaching [The Man of Discipline]p. 1023
From The Eleventh Teaching [The Vision of Krishna's Totality]p. 1025
The Tamil Anthologies (Tamil, ca. 100-250)p. 1029
What She Saidp. 1031
What She Said [2]p. 1032
What She Said [3]p. 1032
What She Said [4]p. 1032
What She Said [5]p. 1033
What Her Girl-Friend Saidp. 1033
What the Concubine Saidp. 1033
What She Said [6]p. 1034
What He Saidp. 1034
What He Said [2]p. 1035
A Chariot Wheelp. 1035
His Hillp. 1036
Mothersp. 1037
Earth's Bountyp. 1037
Map: the Roman Empire, CA. 117p. 1040
The Roman Empirep. 1041
Time Linep. 1044
Catullus (84?-54? B.C.)p. 1046
[Lyrics] (Latin)p. 1047
5 [Lesbia, let us live only for loving]p. 1047
2 [Sparrow, you darling pet of my beloved]p. 1047
51 [To me that man seems like a god in heaven]p. 1047
86 [Many find Quintia stunning. I find her attractive]p. 1048
87 [No other woman can truthfully say she was cherished]p. 1048
109 [Darling, we'll both have equal shares in the sweet love you offer]p. 1048
83 [Lesbia hurls abuse at me in front of her husband]p. 1049
70 [My woman says there is no one whom she'd rather marry]p. 1049
72 [You used to say that you wished to know only Catullus]p. 1049
85 [I hate and love. And if you should ask how I can do both]p. 1049
75 [To such a state I have been brought by your mischief, my Lesbia]p. 1049
8 [Wretched Catullus! You have to stop this nonsense]p. 1050
58 [Lesbia, Caelius--yes, our darling]p. 1050
11 [Aurelius and Furius, true comrades]p. 1050
76 [If any pleasure can come to a man through recalling]p. 1051
Virgil (70-19 B.C.)p. 1052
The Aeneid (Latin)p. 1055
From Book Ip. 1055
[Prologue]p. 1055
[Aeneas Arrives in Carthage]p. 1056
Book IIp. 1063
[How They Took the City]p. 1063
Book IVp. 1085
[The Passion of the Queen]p. 1085
From Book VIp. 1106
[Aeneas in the Underworld]p. 1106
From Book VIIIp. 1125
[The Shield of Aeneas]p. 1125
From Book XIIp. 1129
[The Death of Turnus]p. 1129
Ovid (43 B.C.-A.D. 17)p. 1134
Metamorphoses (Latin)p. 1138
From Book Ip. 1138
[Prologue]p. 1138
[Apollo and Daphne]p. 1138
[Io and Jove]p. 1141
From Book IIp. 1147
[Europa and Jove]p. 1147
From Book Vp. 1149
[Ceres and Proserpina]p. 1149
From Book IXp. 1161
[Iphis and Ianthe]p. 1161
From Book Xp. 1166
[Pygmalion]p. 1166
[Myrrha and Cinyras]p. 1167
[Venus and Adonis]p. 1174
Petronius (died A.D. 66)p. 1182
The Satyricon (Latin)p. 1183
[Dinner with Trimalchio]p. 1183
A Note on Translationp. A1
Permissions Acknowledgmentsp. A13
Indexp. A15
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