Boston Public Library
Classics of Greek Literature
Booklists for Adults

Aeschylus (525-456 BC)
The Oresteia, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides.
PA3827.A7 F3

Aristophanes (448-385 BC)
Four Comedies: Lysistrata, The Congresswomen, The Acharnians, The Frogs.
PA3877 .A2

Aristotle (383-322 BC)
The Basic Works of Aristotle.
B407 .M2

Euripides (480-406 BC)
Medea and Other Plays.
PA3975 .A2

Herodotus (484-425 BC)
The History.
D58 .H4713

Hesiod (8th-7th cent. BC)
Works and Days.
PA4010.E5 T5

Hippocrates (c.460-377 BC)
Hippocratic Writings.
R126 .H54

Homer (8th cent. BC)
The Iliad of Homer.
PA4025 .A2

Pindar (518-438 BC)
The Odes of Pindar.
PA4275 .E5

Plato (428-347 BC)
The Republic.
JC71 .P35

Plutarch (1st-2nd cent. AD)
Plutarch's Lives.
DE7 .P5

Sappho (8th-7th cent. BC)
Poems and Fragments.
PA4408 .E5

Sophocles (496-406 BC)
The Three Theban Plays: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus.
PA4414 .A2

Thucydides (455-400 BC)
The Peloponnesian War.
DF229 .T5

 

Compiled by Amy Manson, Jamaica Plain Branch, Boston Public Library, 1997