Written in simple, accessible language, these illustrated classics allow young readers to become acquainted with great authors and their works without the need to grapple with a text that might otherwise be too complex for them. Colorful illustrations highlight select scenes from the story. Each boo..
Plato, the great philosopher of Athens, was born in 427 BCE. In early manhood an admirer of Socrates, he later founded the famous school of philosophy in the grove Academus. Much else recorded of his life is uncertain; that he left Athens for a time after Socrates' execution is probable; that later ..
Well-known as a brilliant general and politician, Julius Caesar also played a fundamental role in the formation of the Latin literary language and remains a central figure in the history of Latin literature. With twenty-three chapters written by renowned scholars, this Companion provides an accessib..