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Ancient & Classical Great Books
Medieval & Renaissance Great Books
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Medieval & Renaissance Great Books

Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

The Major Works by Anselm of Canterbury

Aquinas' Shorter Summa

Martin Luther: Selections from his Writings

Tragedies of William Shakespeare, Volume One

Beowulf (600-700's AD, epic poem of Germanic life)Purchase at B&N.com

BEDE the Venerable (673-735 AD) Ecclesiastical History of the English People
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ANSELM of Canterbury (1033-1109) Proslogium, Monologium, Cur Deus Homo
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BERNARD of Clairvaux (1090-1153) On Humility & Pride, On the Love of God
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Song of Roland (1100’s; epic poem of peer of Charlemagne) Purchase at B&N.com

MAGNA CHARTA (1215) encoding the rights of English freemen

AQUINAS, Thomas (1225-1274) Summa Theologica Purchase at B&N.com

DANTE, Alighieri (1265-1321) The Divine Comedy Purchase at B&N.com
Purchase Ascent to Love (A Guide to Dante’s Divine Comedy) by Peter Leithart

CHAUCER, Geoffery (1340-1400) The Canterbury Tales Purchase at B&N.com

THOMAS a KEMPIS (1379-1471) On the Imitation of Christ Purchase at B&N.com

da VINCI, Leonardo (1452-1519) Notebooks Purchase Volume One and Volume Two

MACHIAVELLI, Niccolo (1469-1527) The Prince Purchase at B&N.com

ERASMUS, Desiderius (1469-1536) The Praise of Folly Purchase at B&N.com

MORE, Thomas (1478-1535) Utopia Purchase at B&N.com

LUTHER, Martin (1483-1546) 95 Theses, Answer at Wurms, Commentary on Galatians, Table Talk
Purchase Martin Luther: Selections from His Writings and Table Talk at B&N.com

CALVIN, John (1509-1564) Institutes of the Christian Religion Purchase at B&N.com

MONTAIGNE, Michel Eyquem (1533-1592) Essays Purchase at B&N.com

SPENSER, Edmund (1552-1599) The Faerie Queene Purchase at B&N.com
Purchase Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves (The Faerie Queene Book I) by Roy Maynard
Purchase The Faerie Queene: A Reader's Guide by Elizabeth Heale

BACON, Francis (1561-1626) Novum Organum, New Atlantis Purchase at B&N.com

SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616) Plays
Purchase Tragedies: Volume One and Tragedies: Volume Two at B&N.com
Purchase Comedies: Volume One and Comedies: Volume Two at B&N.com
Purchase Histories: Volume One and Histories: Volume Two at B&N.com
Purchase Brightest Heaven of Invention (Christian Guide to Six Plays) by Peter Leithart

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