HUM/COM 205 Classical Roots of Western Literature:
BOOKS FOR THE COURSE
The following texts are available from the Princeton University
Store under HUM 205. Copies are also on Reserve for HUM 205 in
- The Epic of Gilgamesh: Tr. N. K. Sandars. Paperback Rev.
edition (1987) (Penguin)
- The Bible (Any translation is acceptable. The New Jeruslaem
Bible is on order; it is recommended and will be used in precepts.)
- Homer, Iliad, tr. Lattimore (Chicago)
- Homer, Odyssey, tr. Fagles (Penguin)
- Sophocles, Three Theban Plays, tr. Fagles.
- Plato, The Symposium, tr. Nehamas and Woodruff (Hackett).
- Vergil, Aeneid, tr. Fitzgerald (Vintage):
- Ovid, Metamorphoses, tr. Innes (Penguin)
- W. Strunk, Jr. and E.B. White, The Elements of Style
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