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The Ever-Present Past


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Essays on philosophy and literature, both ancient and modern, by the author of The Greek Way.

"A great lady with a disciplined and noble mind and an unquenchable love of good literature. In this volume, we can still hear that calm but not passionless voice explaining the grandeurs and difficulties of some of her favorite books and communicating her appreciation of them to us." —Gilbert Highet

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    The Echo of Greece

    Edith Hamilton

    Paperback, 1964

    Fourth-century Athens has a special claim on our attention, apart from the great men it produced, for it is the prelude to the end of Greece.
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    The Greek Way

    Edith Hamilton

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    Edith Hamilton buoyantly captures the spirit and achievements of the Greek civilization for our modern world.
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    The Roman Way

    Edith Hamilton

    Paperback, 2017

    Drawing on the greatest writers of its civilization, Hamilton vividly depicts the life and spirit of Rome.
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    Witness to the Truth: Christ and His Interpreters

    Edith Hamilton

    Paperback, 2008

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    Spokesmen for God

    Edith Hamilton

    Paperback, 2007

    The noted author and scholar presents a guide to the prophets of the Old Testament for the modern reader.