The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece
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The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece
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  • THE BEST
    • of the
  • World's Classics
    • RESTRICTED TO PROSE
    • HENRY CABOT LODGE
      • Editor-in-Chief
    • Editor-in-Chief
    • FRANCIS W. HALSEY
      • Associate Editor
      • With an Introduction, Biographical and Explanatory Notes, etc.
      • IN TEN VOLUMES
      • Vol. I
    • Associate Editor
    • With an Introduction, Biographical and Explanatory Notes, etc.
    • IN TEN VOLUMES
    • Vol. I
  • GREECE
    • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
      • NEW YORK AND LONDON
        • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
      • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
    • NEW YORK AND LONDON
      • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
    • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
    • The Best of the World's Classics
      • VOL. I
    • VOL. I
    • GREECE
      • 484 b.c.—200 a.d.
    • 484 b.c.—200 a.d.
    • INTRODUCTION
    • CONTENTS
    • Vol. I—Greece
    • GREECE
      • 484 b.c.—200 a.d.
    • 484 b.c.—200 a.d.
    • HERODOTUS
    • I
      • SOLON'S WORDS OF WISDOM TO CRŒSUS[2]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • SOLON'S WORDS OF WISDOM TO CRŒSUS[2]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
      • BABYLON AND ITS CAPTURE BY CYRUS[5]
        • (538 b.c.)
      • (538 b.c.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • BABYLON AND ITS CAPTURE BY CYRUS[5]
      • (538 b.c.)
    • (538 b.c.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
      • THE PYRAMID OF CHEOPS[14]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE PYRAMID OF CHEOPS[14]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • IV
      • THE STORY OF PERIANDER'S SON[15]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE STORY OF PERIANDER'S SON[15]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THUCYDIDES
    • I
      • THE ATHENIANS AND SPARTANS CONTRASTED[19]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE ATHENIANS AND SPARTANS CONTRASTED[19]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
      • THE PLAGUE AT ATHENS[26]
        • (430—425 b.c.)
      • (430—425 b.c.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE PLAGUE AT ATHENS[26]
      • (430—425 b.c.)
    • (430—425 b.c.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
      • THE SAILING OF THE ATHENIAN FLEET FOR SICILY[28]
        • (413 b.c.)
      • (413 b.c.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE SAILING OF THE ATHENIAN FLEET FOR SICILY[28]
      • (413 b.c.)
    • (413 b.c.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • IV
      • COMPLETION OF THE ATHENIAN DEFEAT AT SYRACUSE[36]
        • (413 b.c.)
      • (413 b.c.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • COMPLETION OF THE ATHENIAN DEFEAT AT SYRACUSE[36]
      • (413 b.c.)
    • (413 b.c.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • XENOPHON
    • I
      • THE CHARACTER OF CYRUS THE YOUNGER[45]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE CHARACTER OF CYRUS THE YOUNGER[45]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
      • THE GREEK ARMY IN THE SNOWS OF ARMENIA[49]
        • (400 b.c.)
      • (400 b.c.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE GREEK ARMY IN THE SNOWS OF ARMENIA[49]
      • (400 b.c.)
    • (400 b.c.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
      • THE BATTLE OF LEUCTRA[52]
        • (371 b.c.)
      • (371 b.c.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE BATTLE OF LEUCTRA[52]
      • (371 b.c.)
    • (371 b.c.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • IV
      • OF THE ARMY OF THE SPARTANS[53]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • OF THE ARMY OF THE SPARTANS[53]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • V
      • HOW TO CHOOSE AND MANAGE SADDLE-HORSES[54]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • HOW TO CHOOSE AND MANAGE SADDLE-HORSES[54]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • PLATO
    • I
      • THE IMAGE OF THE CAVE[57]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE IMAGE OF THE CAVE[57]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
      • GOOD AND EVIL[59]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • GOOD AND EVIL[59]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
      • SOCRATES IN PRAISE OF LOVE[60]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • SOCRATES IN PRAISE OF LOVE[60]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • IV
      • THE PRAISE OF SOCRATES BY ALCIBIADES[66]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE PRAISE OF SOCRATES BY ALCIBIADES[66]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • V
      • THE REFUSAL OF SOCRATES TO ESCAPE FROM PRISON[71]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE REFUSAL OF SOCRATES TO ESCAPE FROM PRISON[71]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • VI
      • THE DEATH OF SOCRATES[72]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE DEATH OF SOCRATES[72]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ARISTOTLE
    • I
      • WHAT THINGS ARE PLEASANT[75]
    • WHAT THINGS ARE PLEASANT[75]
    • II
      • THE LIFE MOST DESIRABLE[76]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE LIFE MOST DESIRABLE[76]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
      • IDEAL HUSBANDS AND WIVES[77]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • IDEAL HUSBANDS AND WIVES[77]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • IV
      • HAPPINESS AS AN END OF HUMAN ACTION[78]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • HAPPINESS AS AN END OF HUMAN ACTION[78]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • POLYBIUS
    • I
      • THE BATTLE OF CANNÆ[80]
        • (216 b.c.)
      • (216 b.c.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE BATTLE OF CANNÆ[80]
      • (216 b.c.)
    • (216 b.c.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
      • HANNIBAL'S ADVANCE ON ROME[86]
        • (211 b.c.)
      • (211 b.c.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • HANNIBAL'S ADVANCE ON ROME[86]
      • (211 b.c.)
    • (211 b.c.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
      • THE DEFENSE OF SYRACUSE BY ARCHIMEDES[89]
        • (214-212 b.c.)
      • (214-212 b.c.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE DEFENSE OF SYRACUSE BY ARCHIMEDES[89]
      • (214-212 b.c.)
    • (214-212 b.c.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • PLUTARCH
    • I
      • DEMOSTHENES AND CICERO COMPARED[93]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • DEMOSTHENES AND CICERO COMPARED[93]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
      • THE ASSASSINATION OF CÆSAR[96]
        • (44 b.c.)
      • (44 b.c.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE ASSASSINATION OF CÆSAR[96]
      • (44 b.c.)
    • (44 b.c.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
      • CLEOPATRA'S BARGE[103]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CLEOPATRA'S BARGE[103]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • IV
      • THE DEATH OF ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA[105]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE DEATH OF ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA[105]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • EPICTETUS
    • I
      • OF FREEDOM[110]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • OF FREEDOM[110]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
      • OF FRIENDSHIP[111]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • OF FRIENDSHIP[111]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
      • THE PHILOSOPHER AND THE CROWD[113]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE PHILOSOPHER AND THE CROWD[113]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • LUCIAN
    • I
      • A DESCENT TO THE UNKNOWN[115]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • A DESCENT TO THE UNKNOWN[115]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
      • AMONG THE PHILOSOPHERS[121]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • AMONG THE PHILOSOPHERS[121]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
      • OF LIARS AND LYING[125]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • OF LIARS AND LYING[125]
    • FOOTNOTES:
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