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The New Testament by James Moffatt
✏Book Title : The New Testament ✏Author : James Moffatt ✏Publisher : Anonim ✏Release Date : 1922 ✏Pages : 633 pages ✏ISBN : CHI:19691926 ✏Rating: 4/5 from 21 users GET BOOK
✏Book Title : Meditations ✏Author : Marcus Aurelius ✏Publisher : Modern Library ✏Release Date : 2002-05-14 ✏Pages : 256 ✏ISBN : 9781588361738 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Meditations Book Summary : Nearly two thousand years after it was written, Meditations remains profoundly relevant for anyone seeking to lead a meaningful life. Few ancient works have been as influential as the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, philosopher and emperor of Rome (A.D. 161–180). A series of spiritual exercises filled with wisdom, practical guidance, and profound understanding of human behavior, it remains one of the greatest works of spiritual and ethical reflection ever written. Marcus’s insights and advice—on everything from living in the world to coping with adversity and interacting with others—have made the Meditations required reading for statesmen and philosophers alike, while generations of ordinary readers have responded to the straightforward intimacy of his style. For anyone who struggles to reconcile the demands of leadership with a concern for personal integrity and spiritual well-being, the Meditations remains as relevant now as it was two thousand years ago. In Gregory Hays’s new translation—the first in thirty-five years—Marcus’s thoughts speak with a new immediacy. In fresh and unencumbered English, Hays vividly conveys the spareness and compression of the original Greek text. Never before have Marcus’s insights been so directly and powerfully presented. With an Introduction that outlines Marcus’s life and career, the essentials of Stoic doctrine, the style and construction of the Meditations, and the work’s ongoing influence, this edition makes it possible to fully rediscover the thoughts of one of the most enlightened and intelligent leaders of any era.
✏Book Title : Aladdin A New Translation ✏Author : Paulo Lemos Horta ✏Publisher : Liveright Publishing ✏Release Date : 2018-11-27 ✏Pages : 144 ✏ISBN : 9781631495175 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Aladdin A New Translation Book Summary : A Buzzfeed Best Book of the Year A dynamic French-Syrian translator, lauded for her lively poetic voice, tackles the enchanted world of Aladdin in this sparkling new translation. Long defined by popular film adaptations that have reductively portrayed Aladdin as a simplistic rags-to-riches story for children, this work of dazzling imagination—and occasionally dark themes—finally comes to vibrant new life. “In the capital of one of China’s vast and wealthy kingdoms,” begins Shahrazad— the tale’s imperiled-yet-ingenious storyteller—there lived Aladdin, a rebellious fifteen-year-old who falls prey to a double-crossing sorcerer and is ultimately saved by the ruse of a princess. One of the best-loved folktales of all time, Aladdin has been capturing the imagination of readers, illustrators, and filmmakers since an eighteenth-century French publication first added the tale to The Arabian Nights. Yet, modern English translators have elided the story’s enchanting whimsy and mesmerizing rhythms. Now, translator Yasmine Seale and literary scholar Paulo Lemos Horta offer an elegant, eminently readable rendition of Aladdin in what is destined to be a classic for decades to come.
✏Book Title : Politics ✏Author : Aristotle ✏Publisher : Hackett Publishing ✏Release Date : 2017-02-14 ✏Pages : 536 ✏ISBN : 9781624665592 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Politics Book Summary : This new translation of Aristotle's Politics is a model of accuracy and consistency and fits seamlessly with the translator's Nicomachean Ethics, allowing the two to be read together, as Aristotle intended. Sequentially numbered endnotes provide the information most needed at each juncture, while a detailed Index of Terms indicates places where focused discussion of key notions occurs. A general Introduction prepares the reader for the work that lies ahead, explaining what sort of work it is and what sort of evidence it relies on.
✏Book Title : Metamorphoses A New Translation ✏Author : Ovid ✏Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company ✏Release Date : 2005-01-17 ✏Pages : 624 ✏ISBN : 0393072436 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Metamorphoses A New Translation Book Summary : "A version that has been long awaited, and likely to become the new standard." —Michael Dirda, Washington Post Ovid's epic poem—whose theme of change has resonated throughout the ages—is one of the most important texts of Western imagination, an inspiration from Dante's times to the present day, when writers such as Salman Rushdie and Italo Calvino have found a living source in Ovid's work. Charles Martin combines a close fidelity to Ovid's text with verse that catches the speed and liveliness of the original. Martin's Metamorphoses will be the translation of choice for contemporary readers in English. This volume also includes endnotes and a glossary of people, places, and personifications.
✏Book Title : Sappho ✏Author : Sappho ✏Publisher : University of California Press ✏Release Date : 2019-05-07 ✏Pages : 128 ✏ISBN : 9780520305564 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Sappho Book Summary : These hundred poems and fragments constitute virtually all of Sappho that survives and effectively bring to life the woman whom the Greeks consider to be their greatest lyric poet. Mary Barnard's translations are lean, incisive, direct—the best ever published. She has rendered the beloved poet's verses, long the bane of translators, more authentically than anyone else in English.
✏Book Title : Beowulf A New Translation ✏Author : Maria Dahvana Headley ✏Publisher : MCD x FSG Originals ✏Release Date : 2020-08-25 ✏Pages : 176 ✏ISBN : 9780374720155 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Beowulf A New Translation Book Summary : A new, feminist translation of Beowulf by the author of the much-buzzed-about novel The Mere Wife Nearly twenty years after Seamus Heaney’s translation of Beowulf—and fifty years after the translation that continues to torment high-school students around the world—there is a radical new verse translation of the epic poem by Maria Dahvana Headley, which brings to light elements that have never before been translated into English, recontextualizing the binary narrative of monsters and heroes into a tale in which the two categories often entwine, justice is rarely served, and dragons live among us. A man seeks to prove himself as a hero. A monster seeks silence in his territory. A warrior seeks to avenge her murdered son. A dragon ends it all. The familiar elements of the epic poem are seen with a novelist’s eye toward gender, genre, and history—Beowulf has always been a tale of entitlement and encroachment, powerful men seeking to become more powerful, and one woman seeking justice for her child, but this version brings new context to an old story. While crafting her contemporary adaptation of Beowulf, Headley unearthed significant shifts lost over centuries of translation.
✏Book Title : The Bhagavad Gita ✏Author : Georg Feuerstein ✏Publisher : Shambhala Publications ✏Release Date : 2011 ✏Pages : 509 ✏ISBN : 9781590308936 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏The Bhagavad Gita Book Summary : This translation stands out from the many others first of all in its careful faithfulness to the original language, but also for the extensive tools for understanding it provides. It is accompanied by detailed explanatory notes, as well as by the entire Sanskrit text on facing pages--both in the original Devanagri alphabet and in a romanized version that allows the reader to approximate the sounds of this work (a pronunciation guide is also provided). Also included is a literal, word-for-word translation for comparison; extensive material on the background, symbolism, and influence of the Gita; and an exhaustive glossary of terms.
✏Book Title : Medea ✏Author : Euripides ✏Publisher : Univ of California Press ✏Release Date : 2019-11-12 ✏Pages : 112 ✏ISBN : 9780520973756 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Medea Book Summary : The Medea of Euripides is one of the greatest of all Greek tragedies and arguably the one with the most significance today. A barbarian woman brought to Corinth and there abandoned by her Greek husband, Medea seeks vengeance on Jason and is willing to strike out against his new wife and family—even slaughtering the sons she has born him. At its center is Medea herself, a character who refuses definition: Is she a hero, a witch, a psychopath, a goddess? All that can be said for certain is that she is a woman who has loved, has suffered, and will stop at nothing for vengeance. In this stunning translation, poet Charles Martin captures the rhythms of Euripides’ original text through contemporary rhyme and meter that speak directly to modern readers. An introduction by classicist and poet A.E. Stallings examines the complex and multifaceted Medea in patriarchal ancient Greece. Perfect in and out of the classroom as well as for theatrical performance, this faithful translation succeeds like no other.
✏Book Title : The Bhagavad Gita A New Translation ✏Author : Gavin Flood ✏Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company ✏Release Date : 2013-07-15 ✏Pages : 208 ✏ISBN : 9780393345131 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏The Bhagavad Gita A New Translation Book Summary : The Bhagavad Gita, the Song of the Lord, is an ancient Hindu scripture about virtue, presented as a dialogue between Krishna, an incarnation of God, and the warrior Arjuna on the eve of a great battle over succession to the throne. This new verse translation of the classic Sanskrit text combines the skills of leading Hinduist Gavin Flood with the stylistic verve of award-winning poet and translator Charles Martin. The result is a living, vivid work that avoids dull pedantry and remains true to the extraordinarily influential original. A devotional, literary, and philosophical masterpiece of unsurpassed beauty and imaginative relevance, The Bhagavad Gita has inspired, among others, Mahatma Gandhi, J. Robert Oppenheimer, T. S. Eliot, Christopher Isherwood, and Aldous Huxley. Its universal themes—life and death, war and peace, sacrifice—resonate in a West increasingly interested in Eastern religious experiences and the Hindu diaspora.