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Poetry - Ancient & Classical
Author: Nezami Ganjavi | Narrator: Dick Davis, Peter Ganim, Sean Rohani and Serena Manteghi
Release Date: February 09, 2021
The Persian epic that inspired Eric Clapton's unforgettable love song "Layla" and that Lord Byron called "the Romeo and Juliet of the East," in a masterly new translationThe iconic love story of the Middle East, by a twelfth-century Persian...
The Inferno of Dante Cover
Author: Dante Alighieri | Narrator: Frank Bidart, Seamus Heaney and Louise Glück
Release Date: July 17, 2014
Robert Pinsky's new verse translation of the Inferno makes it clear to the contemporary listener, as no other in English has done, why Dante is universally considered a poet of great power, intensity, and strength. This critically acclaimed translati...
The Inferno of Dante Cover
The Odyssey Cover
Author: Homer | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: December 12, 2006
In this classic epic chronicle of the Greek Hero on his travels home from the Trojan War, Odysseus survives storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops, and the isle of Circe. He withstands the lure of the Sirens’ song and a trip to the Under...
The Odyssey Cover
The Iliad Cover
Author: Homer | Narrator: Derek Jacobi and Maria Tucci
Release Date: August 17, 2006
Dating to the ninth century BC, Homer’s timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves inexorably to  the wrenching, ...
The Iliad Cover
The Odyssey Cover
Author: Homer | Narrator: Ian McKellen
Release Date: November 29, 2005
The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of every man's journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, the energy and poetry of Homer's original is captured in a bold, contemporary idiom, giving us an edition of ...
The Odyssey Cover