Classical Authors


WorkAuthorYearProse or VerseGenreLanguage
IliadHomer740VerseEpicGreek
OdysseyHomer730VerseEpicGreek
Works and DaysHesiod705VerseDidacticGreek
TheogonyHesiod695VerseDidacticGreek
ArchilochusVerseLyricGreek
Sappho600VerseGreek
PersiansAeschylus472VerseTragedyGreek
Seven Against ThebesAeschylus467VerseTragedyGreek
Suppliant WomenAeschylus463VerseTragedyGreek
Agamemnon
Aeschylus458VerseTragedyGreek
Libation Bearers
Aeschylus458VerseTragedyGreek
EumenidesAeschylus458VerseTragedyGreek
Prometheus BoundAeschylus456?VerseTragedyGreek
OdesPindar450?VerseLyricGreek
Ajax
Sophocles442VerseTragedyGreek
Antigone
Sophocles441VerseTragedyGreek
Women of TrachisSophocles431?VerseTragedyGreek
Oedipus the King
Sophocles429VerseTragedyGreek
ElectraSophocles410?VerseTragedyGreek
PhiloctetesSophocles409VerseTragedyGreek
Oedipus at ColonusSophocles401VerseTragedyGreek
Histories
I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX
Herodotus440ProseHistoryGreek
AlcestisEuripides438VerseTragedyGreek
MedeaEuripides431VerseTragedyGreek
Children of HeraclesEuripidesc. 430VerseTragedyGreek
HippolytusEuripides428VerseTragedyGreek
AndromacheEuripidesc. 425VerseTragedyGreek
HecubaEuripidesc. 424VerseTragedyGreek
The SuppliantsEuripidesc. 423VerseTragedyGreek
ElectraEuripidesc. 420VerseTragedyGreek
Madness of HeraclesEuripidesc. 416VerseTragedyGreek
Trojan WomenEuripides415VerseTragedyGreek
Iphigenia in TaurisEuripidesc. 414VerseTragedyGreek
IonEuripidesc. 414VerseTragedyGreek
HelenEuripides412VerseTragedyGreek
Phoenician WomenEuripidesc. 410VerseTragedyGreek
OrestesEuripides408VerseTragedyGreek
BacchaeEuripides405VerseTragedyGreek
Iphigenia at AulisEuripides405VerseTragedyGreek
RhesusEuripides?VerseTragedyGreek
CyclopsEuripides?VerseTragedyGreek
History of the Peloponnesian War
I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII
Thucydides431-410ProseHistoryGreek
The AcharniansAristophanes425VerseComedyGreek
The KnightsAristophanes424VerseComedyGreek
The CloudsAristophanes423VerseComedyGreek
The WaspsAristophanes422VerseComedyGreek
The PeaceAristophanes421VerseComedyGreek
The BirdsAristophanes414VerseComedyGreek
LysistrataAristophanes411VerseComedyGreek
ThesmophoriazusaeAristophanes411VerseComedyGreek
The FrogsAristophanes405VerseComedyGreek
The AssemblywomenAristophanes392VerseComedyGreek
WealthAristophanes388VerseComedyGreek
SpeechesLysias403-380ProseLegalGreek
AnabasisXenophon370ProseHistoryGreek
CyropaediaXenophon370ProseHistory
HellenicaXenophon-362ProseHistory
AgesilausXenophon360ProseBiography
Constitution of the LacedaemoniansXenophon387-375Prose
MemorabiliaXenophon370ProseBiography
ApologyXenophon386ProseHistory
ApologyPlato399-390ProsePhilosophyGreek
CritoPlato399-390ProsePhilosophyGreek
EuthyphroPlato399-390ProsePhilosophyGreek
LachesPlato399-390ProsePhilosophyGreek
IonPlato399-390ProsePhilosophyGreek
ProtagorasPlato399-390ProsePhilosophyGreek
CharmidesPlato399-390ProsePhilosophyGreek
LysisPlato399-390ProsePhilosophyGreek
Republic (book 1)Plato399-390ProsePhilosophyGreek
GorgiasPlato399-390ProsePhilosophyGreek
Hippias majorPlato399-390ProsePhilosophyGreek
Hippias minorPlato399-390ProsePhilosophyGreek
EuthydemusPlato388-367ProsePhilosophyGreek
MenoPlato388-367ProsePhilosophyGreek
CratylusPlato388-367ProsePhilosophyGreek
MenexenusPlato388-367ProsePhilosophyGreek
SymposiumPlato388-367ProsePhilosophyGreek
PhaedoPlato388-367ProsePhilosophyGreek
Republic (2–10)Plato388-367ProsePhilosophyGreek
PhaedrusPlato388-367ProsePhilosophyGreek
TheaetetusPlato388-367ProsePhilosophyGreek
ParmenidesPlato388-367ProsePhilosophyGreek
SophistPlato365-361ProsePhilosophyGreek
Statesman (also called Politicus)Plato365-361ProsePhilosophyGreek
PhilebusPlato360-348ProsePhilosophyGreek
TimaeusPlato360-348ProsePhilosophyGreek
CritiasPlato360-348ProsePhilosophyGreek
LawsPlato360-348ProsePhilosophyGreek
EpinomisPlato360-348ProsePhilosophyGreek
Letters 7 & 8Plato360-348ProsePhilosophyGreek
SpeechesDemosthenesProseLegalGreek
SpeechesDemosthenesProsePoliticalGreek
AristotleProsePhilosophyGreek
DyskolosMenander317VerseComedyGreek
SamiaMenander315-309VerseComedyGreek
MenanderVerseComedyGreek
CallimachusVerseGreek
Apollonius RhodiusVerseEpicGreek
TheocritusVerseGreek
EnniusVerseLatin
PlautusVerseComedyLatin
PolybiusVerseGreek
TerenceVerseLatin
CiceroVerseLatin
Julius CaesarProseHistoryLatin
LucretiusVersePhilosophyLatin
CatullusVerseLatin
SallustProseHistoryLatin
AeneidVirgilVerseLatin
HoraceVerseLatin
LivyVerseLatin
PropertiusVerseLatin
OvidVerseLatin
SulpiciaVerseLatin
SenecaVerseLatin
PetroniusVerseLatin
QuintilianVerseLatin
LucanVerseLatin
MartialVerseLatin
StatiusVerseLatin
PlutarchVerseGreek
TacitusVerseLatin
Pliny the YoungerVerseLatin
SuetoniusVerseLatin
JuvenalVerseLatin
LucianVerseGreek
Metamorphoses (Golden Ass)ApuleiusVerseLatin
Daphnis and ChloeLongusVerseGreek
History of RomeCassius DioVerseGreek