Books in category Poetry – Epic

  • Bhagavadgita


    This edition offers the classic English verse translation by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832-1904), long admired for its evocation of the true feeling of the original poetry. Dover (1993) republication of a standard edition. Explanatory footnotes.

  • Alms for Oblivion

    Alms for Oblivion
    Bryce Milligan

    Alms for Oblivion is a 400-line quest poem, seeking the roots of inspiration, in which the protagonist is split in half—the "he" represents the rational, scientific mind; the "I" is a mystic romantic, deeply imbued with muse lore ranging …

  • The Epic of Gilgamesh Old Babylonian and Standard versions Illustrated

    The Epic of Gilgamesh – Old Babylonian and Standard versions (Illustrated)
    R. Campbell Thompson, Delphi Classics

  • Dante s Purgatorio

    Dante’s Purgatorio
    Dante Alighieri

    Purgatorio is the second part of Italian poet Dante Alighieri's epic poem Divine Comedy and describes Dante's climb up the Mount of Purgatory.

  • The Art of Love

    The Art of Love

    In lyrical, irreverent English, he reveals love’s timeless dilemmas and Ovid’s enduring brilliance as both poet and cultural critic. From the Trade Paperback edition.

  • Complete Poems

    Complete Poems
    Christopher Marlowe

    DIVContains Marlowe's translations of Ovid's "Elegies" and the First Book from Lucan's Civil War, plus the unfinished "Hero and Leander" and the poet's most famous creation, "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love." /div

  • The Ballad of the White Horse

    The Ballad of the White Horse
    G.K. Chesterton

    He makes his stanzas reverberate with sound, and hurries his readers into the heart of the battle. This deluxe volume is the definitive edition of the poem.

  • Beowulf


    Beowulf rings with beauty, power, and artistry that have kept it alive for a thousand years. The noble simplicity of Beowulf's anonymous Anglo-Saxon singer is recaptured in this vivid translation by Burton Raffel.

  • The Shadow of an Addict

    The Shadow of an Addict
    Matthew Ganem

    A collection of poetry about addiction by Matthew Ganem

  • Delphi Complete Dionysiaca of Nonnus Illustrated

    Delphi Complete Dionysiaca of Nonnus (Illustrated)
    Nonnus Nonnos of Panopolis

    This comprehensive eBook presents the complete ‘Dionysiaca’ in Greek and English for the first time in publishing history, accompanied with beautiful illustrations, an informative introduction, special dual text feature and the usual …

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