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UCCP 101 frequently used texts

Greece and the Ancient World
  • Homer, The Iliad
  • Greek Tragedy: Aeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles, Aristophanes
  • Herodotus, Histories
  • Plato, Republic, Death of Socrates
  • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, Politics
Rome and Early Christianity
  • Vergil, The Aeneid
  • Cicero, Defense Speeches
  • Seneca, Selected Letters
  • Augustine, Confessions, The City of God
  • The Passion of Perpetua and Felicitas
Middle Ages
  • Benedict of Nursia, Rule of Saint Benedict
  • Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica
  • Marie de France, The Lais
  • Julian of Norwich, Revelations
  • Dante, The Divine Comedy
Renaissance and European Exploration
  • Christine de Pizan, City of Ladies
  • Shakespeare, King Lear
  • Pico de Mirandola, Oration on the Dignity of Man
  • Popul Vu
  • Sonnet Collection
  • Bernardino de Sahagun, Florentine Codex
101 Asian World Core Texts
  • Confucius, The Analects
  • Siddhartha Gautama, The Path to Enlightenment
  • Buddhist Nuns, Therigatha
  • Lao Tzu, Tao-te Ching
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