ANCIENT GREECE
(1500 to 300 BC)

HOMERIC TIMES (850 to 600 BC)

Homer (800s/700s BC?)

The Iliad
The Odyssey
Hesiod (c. 700 BC)
Work and Days
Theogony

THE THINKERS OF IONIA AND MAGNA GRAECIA (600 to 450 BC)

Sappho (c. 620-565 BC)

Thales (ca. 624-546 BC)

Anaximander (ca. 610 - 547 BC)

Aesop (c. 500 BC)

Fables
Anaximenes (fl. mid 500s BC?)

Pythagoras (ca. 582-507 BC)

Heraclitus (ca. 535-475 BC)

Peri phuseos (On Nature)
Parmenedes (fl. early 5th cent BC)
On Nature
Empedocles (ca. 495-435 BC)

Leucippus (ca. 480-420 BC)

Democritus (ca. 460-370 BC)


PERICLEAN ATHENS (450-325 BC)

Aeschylus (525-456 BC)

Persians
The Seven against Thebes
Suppliant Maidens
Agamemnon
Libation Bearers
Eumenides
Prometheus Bound
Pindar (c. 520-440 BC)

Anaxagoras (ca. 500-428 BC)

Sophocles (c. 495-405 BC)

Oedipus Rex
Oedipus at Colonus
Antigone
Ajax
Electra
Trachiniae
Philoctetes
Protagoras (ca. 490-421 BC)

Euripides (c. 480-405 BC)

Rhesus
Alcestis
Medea
Heracleidae
Hippolytus
Andromache
Hecuba
Suppliants
Heracles
Electra
Trojan Women
Ion
Iphigenia Among the Taurians
Helen
Phoenician Maidens
Bacchae
Iphigenia at Aulis
Orestes
Cyclops
Herodotus (ca. 484-425 BC)
The History of Herodotus (440 BC)
Thucydides (c. 460-400 BC)
History of the Peloponnesian War (431 BC)
Hippocrates (c. 460-377 BC)
On Ancient Medicine
Prognostics
Regimen in Acute Diseases
Epidemics
Surgery
Fractures
Law
Sacred Disease
The Hippocratic Oath
Aristophanes (c. 448-385 BC)
Acharnians
Knights
The Clouds (419 B.C.)
Wasps
Peace
The Birds (414 BC)
Lysistra
Thsmophoriazusae
The Frogs (405 B.C.)
Ecclesiazusae
Plutus
Xenophon (ca. 430-350 B.C.)
Agesilaus
Anabasis (March Up Country)
Apology
Cavalry Commander
Constitution of the Lacedaimonians
Cyropaedia
Economics
Hellenica
Hiero
Horsemanship
Hunting
Memorabilia
Symposium
Ways and Means
Demosthenes (384-322 BC)
 The Philippics and other orations (351-338 BC)

  SOCRATES, PLATO AND ARISTOTLE

Socrates

Plato (c. 427-347 BC)

Apology
Charmides
Cratylus
Critias
Crito
Euthydemus
Euthyphro
Gorgias
Ion
Laches
Laws
Lysis
Meno
Parmenides
Phaedo
Phaedrus
Philebus
Protagoras
The Republic
Seventh Letter
Sophist
Statesman
Symposium
Theaetetus
Timaeus
Aristotle (384-322 BC)
The Athenian Constitution
Eudemian Ethics
Categories
On Generation and Corruption
History of Animals
On Interpretation
Metaphysics
Meteorology
Nicomachean Ethics
On the Heavens
On the Soul (De Anima) (350 BC)
Physics
Poetics
Politics
Posterior Analytics
Prior Analytics
Prophesying by Dreams
Rhetoric
Topics
Virtues and Vices

 


THE HELLENIST AND ROMAN AGE
(300 BC to 300 AD)


EARLY CYNICS, EPICUREANS, STOICS/OTHER PHILOSOPHERS

Diogenes of Sinope (c. 412-323 BC)

Crates of Thebes

Pyrrho of Elis (ca. 360-270 B.C.)

Epicurus (342-270 BC)

Letter to Menoeceus
Letter to Herodotus
Letter to Pythocles
On Nature
Menander (342-291 BC)

Zeno (d. 263 BC)

Cleanthes of Assos (331-232 BC)

Chrysippus (ca. 280-207 B.C.)

Polybius (ca. 200-118 BC)

Histories
Posidonius of Apamea (c. 135-50 BC)


DEVELOPMENT OF MATH AND THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Euclid (late 300s BC)

Elements (D.E. Joyce - Clark University)
Elements (not as good as the above!)
Data
On Divisions of Figures
Phaenomena
Optics
Aristarchus of Samos (c. 310-230 BC)
On the Sizes and Distances of the Sun and Moon
Archimedes (287-212 BC)
The Sand-Reckoner
Apollonius of Perga (fl. mid-200s BC)
Conic Sections
Eratosthenes (ca. 276-192 BC)

Hipparchus (fl. 145-130 BC)

Strabo (ca. 63 BC - 21 AD)

Geography
Nicomachus of Gerasa (60 - 120 AD)
Introduction to Arithmetic (Arithmetike eisagoge)
The Theology of Numbers (Theologoumena arithmetikes)
Manual of Harmonics
Ptolemy (fl. early-mid 100s AD)
Almagest (or Syntaxis)
Geography
Analemma
Planisphaerium
Galen of Pergamum (c. 130-200 AD)
On the Natural Faculties (170 AD)
Exhortation to the Study of the Arts, Expecially Medicine
On Diagnosis in Dreams
Ammonius Saccas (d. 243 AD?)


ROMAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO PHILOSOPHY

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC)

De re public (on the 'Republic' or 'Commonwealth')
Laelius, or: An Essay on Friendship
On the Genres of Rhetoric
The Dream of Scipio
Titus (Lucretius) Carus (96-55 BC)
On the Nature of Things (De rerum natura)
Gaius Julius Caesar (100-44 BC)
The Gallic Wars
The Civil Wars
The Alexandrian Wars
The African Wars
The Spanish Wars
Virgil (70-19 BC)
Aenead (19 BC)
Eclogues
Georgics
Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) (65-8 BC)
Odes
Epodes
Satires
Epistles
The Art of Poetry
Livy (Titus Livius) (59 BC - 17 AD)
The History of Rome
(Books 1-10 and 21-45 only;
Books 11-20 and 46-142 are lost to us today)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) (43 BC - 17 AD)
Metamorphosis
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (the Younger) (4 BC-65 AD)
De brevitate vitae (49)
De beneficiis (7 vols: ca. 62-64)
De tranquillitate animi (ca. 62-63)
De provedentia (ca. 63-64)
Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium (ca. 63-64)
Naturales Quaestiones (7 vols: 63)
Tacitus (54-119 AD)
The Annals
The Histories
Agricola
Germania
Oratory
Epictetus (50-138 AD)
The Discourses
The Encheiridionor Manual
Golden Sayings
Marcus Aurelius Antonius (121-180 AD)
Meditations (167 AD)

LATER HELLENIST PHILOSOPHERS

Philo (c. 15 BC to 40 AD)

Plutarch (ca. 45-125 AD)

Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans
Moralia
Nicomachus of Gerasa (ca. 60-120)
Introduction to Arithmetic (Ariqmetike eisagoge)
The Manual of Harmonics
Lucian of Samosata (ca. 120-180)
A True Story
Dialogues of the Gods
Dialogues of the Dead
The Passing of Peregrinus
Philoseudes
Alexander the Oracle-Monger
Zeus Rants
Diogenes Laertius (3rd cent. AD)
Philosophoi Biol (Lives of the Philosophers)
Plotinus (204-270 AD)
The Six Enneads (250)
Porphyry (232-304)
Isagogue

 


EARLY CHRISTIANITY
(30 to 500 AD)


THE TRANSLATORS OF THE PALESTIANIAN GOSPEL
INTO A GRECO-ROMAN GOSPEL

Paul (mid first century)

Mark

John (late first century)


THE EARLY CHRISTIAN APOLOGISTS--AND MARTYRS (Early 100s)

Clement, Bishop/Presbyter of Rome (late first century: d. ca. 100)

1 Clement
Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch (fl. early 100s)
To Polycarp
To the Ephesians
To the Magnesians
To the Philadelphians
To the Romans
To the Smyrneans
To the Trallians
Papias, Bishop of Phrygia (fl. early 100s)
Exposition of the Oracles of the Lord
Polycarp (martyred. ca. 160)
The Martyrdom of Polycarp
Epistle to the Philippians

EARLY DEFINERS OF THE FAITH: THE PRE-NICENE FATHERS (150 to 300 AD)

Justin Martyr (d. 165)
First Apology (ca. 150)
Second Apology
Dialogue with Trypho
On the Sole Government of God
Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons (ca. 130-202)
Against Heretics
Clement of Alexandria (Titus Flavius Clemens) (ca. 150-215)
Exhortation to the Heathens/Greeks
Instructor/Tutor
The Stromata/Miscellanies
Tertullian (ca. 160-225)
Apology (197)
Proscription against the Heretics
Against Marcion
Against Praxeas
To the Martyrs(197)
Patience (197)
Spectacles
Prayer (200)
Modesty
A Treatise on the Soul
Origen (ca. 185-254)
First Principles
Against Celsus
Prayer
Exhortation to Martyrdom
Commentary on the Gospel of John
Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew
Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage (martyred in 258)
The Lapsed
That Idols Are Not Gods
To Donatus
The Unity of the Church

EARLY DISSENTERS FROM THE "CATHOLIC" FAITH

Valentius

Marcion

Montanus

Arius

Sabellius


THE ESTABLISHERS OF ORTHODOX THEOLOGY (300 to 450)

Eusebius of Caesarea (ca. 260-340)
The Martyrs of Palestine
Life of Constantine
Ecclesiastical History
Athanasius (ca. 296-373)
On the Incarnation
Against the Heathen/Greeks
Orations against the Arians
Life of Anthony
Defence before Constantius
Basil of Caesarea  (329-379)
The Holy Spirit
Nine Homilies of the Hexaemeron
Letters of St. Basil
Gregory of Nazianzus (ca. 330-390)
Theological Orations
Select Letters
Gregory of Nyssa (ca. 335-394)
That There Are Not Three Gods
Letters
Ambrose, Bishop of Milan (339-397)
On the Christian Faith
On the Mysteries
On the Holy Spirit
Concerning Virgins
Jerome[Hieronymous] (ca. 340-420)

John Chrysostom (ca. 350-407)

Homilies: Gospel of Matthew
Homilies: Gospel of John/Hebrews
Homilies: Acts/Romans
Homilies: Gal./Eph./Philp./Col./Thes./Tim./Titus/Philm.
Augustine (354-430)
Against Pelagius
Free Choice of the Will
Confessions (397)
Against the Manichees/Against the Donatists
On Christian Doctrine
Enchiridion (Faith, Hope and Love)
The Trinity (399-419)
City of God (413-427)
The Predestination of the Saints
The Gift of Perseverance
On the Teacher
The Early Ecumenical Councils
The First Council of Nicea (325)
T he First Council of Constantinople (381)
The Council of Ephesus (431)
The Council of Chalcedon (451)
Patrick (mid to late 400s?)
Confessions
Letter to Coroticus

THE DWINDLING DAYS OF GRECO-ROMAN PHILOSOPHY 
(Early 400s to Early 500s)

Proclus Diadochus (c. 410-485)
Commentary on Euclid
Hypotyposis
Book of Causes
Elements
Elements of Physics
Platonic Theology
Boethius (480-524)
The Consolation of Philosophy

 


THE MIDDLE AGES
(500 to 1400 AD)

CHRISTIANITY AMIDST THE DARKNESS (450 to 1050)

Pope Leo I - The Great (pope: 440-461)

Benedict of Nursia (480-547)

The Rule of Benedict
Columba (521-597)

Pope Gregory I - The Great (pope: 590-604)

Moralia in Job
Book of Pastoral Care
Bede (the "Venerable") (c. 673-735)
The Ecclesiastical History of the English People (731)
Conversion of England
Boniface (Winfrid) (680-754)

Alcuin (735-804)

John Scotus Erigena (815-877)

The Division of Nature

THE BYZANTINE REMNANT OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE IN THE EAST

1.  The Roman/Byzantine Empire Lives on in the East

Dionysius the Areopagite (ca. 500)

Divine Names
Mystical Theology
Heavenly Hierarchy
Ecclesiastical Hierarchy
Procopius of Caesarea (ca. 500-560)
Secret History
Justinian - Byzantine Emperor (527-565)

The Second Council of Constantinople(553)

Maximus the Confessor (ca. 580-662)

2. The Byzantine Remnant in the East

The Third Council of Constantinople (680-681)

John of Damascus (ca. 675-749)

The Fountain of Knowledge: Dialectic; Heresies; Exact Exposition of the Orthodox Faith
The Second Council of Nicea (787)

Cyril (827-869)

Methodius (825-885)


ECCLESIASTICAL/IMPERIAL REVIVAL IN THE WEST (1050 to 1150)

Leo IX (pope: 1049-1054)

Gregory VII [Hildebrand] (pope: 1073-1085)

Dictatus Papae
Urban II (pope: 1088-1099)

Concordat of Worms (1122)

Frederick I Hohenstaufen (Barbarossa) (1152-1190)

Frederick II Hohenstaufen (1194-1250)

Innocent III (pope: 1198-1216)


POPULAR OR FOLK LITERATURE IN THE WEST

Beowulf (late 800s to early 1100s?) [English / Early English]

Chanson de Roland (late 800s to early 1100s?) [English / Early French]


INTELLECTUAL REVIVAL (1050 to 1250)

Berengar (999-1088)
    De Sacra Coena adversus Lanfrancum
Anselm (1033-1109)
Proslogion
Monologium
Cur Deus Homo (Why God Become Man)
On God's Existence
Hugh of St. Victor (fl.early 1100s)

Peter Abelard (1079-1142)

Story of My Calamities
Sic et Non
Heloise's First Letter to Abelard
Ethics
Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153)
On Loving God
In Praise of the New Knighthood
Hildegarde of Bingen (1098-1179)
Scivias (Know the Ways [of God]) (1141 -1151)
Liber vitae meritorum (Book of Life's Merits) (1158-1163)
Symphonia armoniae celestium revelationum
        (Symphony of the Harmony of Celestial Revelations) (1150s)
Liber divinorum operum (Book of the Divine Works) (1163-1173/74)
Liber Simplicis Medicinae  (Book of Simple Medicine) --
       or Physica (Natural History)
Liber Compositae Medicinae (Book of Compound Medicine) --
        or Causae et Curae (Causes and Cures)
Peter Lombard (1100-1160)
Four Books of Sentences
John of Salisbury (1120-1180)
Metalogicon
Joachim of Fiore (1132-1202)
Harmony of the Old and New Testaments
Exposition of the Book of Revelation
Psalterium of Ten Strings
Everlasting Gospel
Peter Waldo

Dominic de Guzman

Francis of Assisi (Giovanni Bernardone)


SECULAR WRITINGS AND DOCUMENTS DURING THE INTELLECTUAL REVIVAL

Magna Carta (1215)

Gottfried von Strassburg (fl. early 1200s)

Tristan and Isolde

FOLK LITERATURE DURING THE 1200s

Niebelungenlied(ca. 1200)

The Saga of Burnt Njal (1200s)


THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES (1250 to 1350)

1. 13th Century Mystics

Bonaventura (Giovanni di Fidanza) (1217-1274)

Journey into the Soul of God (1259)
Disputed Questions Concerning Christ's Knowledge
Life of St. Francis(1263)
On the Incarnation
Mechtild of Magdeburg
The Flowing Light of the Godhead
2. The Great Age of Scholasticism(1250-1300)

Al-Farabi(875-950)

ibn Sina (Avicenna) (980-1037)

ibn Rushd(Averro?s)(1126-1198)

Rabbi Moses ben Maimon (Maimonides) (1135-1204)

Guide of the Perplexed
Commentaries
"Kit?b al?Siraj"
"Mishneh Torah"
Essays:
"On the Unity of God"
"On Happiness"
"On the Terminology of Logic"
"On Resurrection"
Albertus Magnus (ca. 1200-1280)
Opera Omnia (complete works)
Thomas Aquinas (1224-1274)
Manual against the Heathens(early 1260s)
On Being and Essence
On Truth
Summa Theologica
Compendium of Theology
Of God and His Creatures (Summa Contra Gentiles)
On the Principles of Nature
On the Eternity of the World
Roger Bacon (1214-1294)

Siger of Brabant (ca. 1240-1284)

Marsilio of Padua (1290-1343)

3. Anti-Scholastic Skepticism (1300)

Duns Scotus (1265-1308)

A Treatise on God as First Principle
William of Ockham (1285-1349)
Dialogus
4. Early 14th Century (1300s) Humanist Poets, Artists and Mystics

Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)

Vita nuova
De vulgari eloquentia (The Eloquence of the Vernacular)
Divina comedia (Divine Comedy)
  Inferno
  Purgatorio
  Paradiso
     Il convivio
De monarchia
Rima
Il fiore
Quaestio de aqua et de terra
Giotto di Bondone (1267-1337)
Frescos on the life of Christ in the Arana Chapel in Padua
Johannes "Meister" Eckhart (1260-1327)
Opus Tripartitum (only fragments survive)
Opus propositionum
Opus qu?stionum
Opus expositionum
Johannes Tauler (1300-1361)
The Inner Way(36 Sermons)
Heinrich Suso (1295-1360)
The Little Book of Truth
Richard Rolle (1300?-1349)
De incendio amoris (The Fire of Love)
De emendatione vitae (The Mending of Life)
Contemplations of the Fear and Love of God
Remedy against Temptations
The Prick of Conscience
"Thy Joy be in the Love of Jesus"
Jan vanRuysbroeck(1293-1381)
Spiritual Expousals
Adornment
Supreme Truth
Sparkling Stone
Walter Hilton (?-1396)
The Scale (or Ladder) of Perfection
Treatise Written to a Devout Man
The Song of Angels

THE CLOSE OF THE MIDDLE AGES (1350 to 1400)

Francesco Petrarch (1304-1374)
On the Solitary Life(1346)
Triumphs(1351-1374)
Rime (1374)
Canzone (Sonnets)
Petrarch's Secret
Familiar Letters
Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375)
The Decameron (1350)
Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400)
Canterbury Tales[English/Middle English]
Troilus and Criseyde
Catherine of Siena (1347-1380)
The Dialogue of the Seraphic Virgin
Gerard Groote (1340-1384)

Florentius (Florens) Radewijns (1350-1400)

Julian of Norwich (1342-1415)

The Sixteen Revelations of Divine Love
Revelations
Sir Gawayne and the Grene Knight (late 1300s)

 


THE RENAISSANCE AND REFORMATION
(1400 to Mid 1600s)

 
ITALIAN HUMANISTS (1400 to Early 1500s)

Nicholas of Cusa (1401-64)

Where is he that is born king of the Jews? (1456)
Lorenzo Valla (1407-1457)
Linguistic critique of the 'Donation of Constantine' (1440)
On the True Good
Pope Nicholas V (pope: 1447-1455)

Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494)

Oration on the Dignity of Man
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Painter
*Notebooks
Niccolo Machiavelli (1467-1527)
Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livius(1513)
Prince (ca. 1515)
Nicholaus Copernicus (1473-1543)
On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres
Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564)

Baldassare Castiglione (1478-1529)


NORTHERN EUROPEAN HUMANISM (Late 1400s to Early 1500s)

Sir Thomas Malory (ca. 1446-1471)
Le Morte d'Arthur
Johannes Reuchlin (1455-1522)

Jacques Lefevre (1460-1536)

Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536)

The Praise of Folly (1509)
Thomas More (1478-1535)
Utopia (1518)
The History of King Richard III
François Rabelais(c. 1494-1553)
Gargantua and Pantagruel

RENAISSANCE MYSTICISM (1400 to Early 1500s)

Thomas à Kempis (1380-1471)
The Imitation of Christ
Catherine of Genoa (1447-1510)
Oratory of Divine Love

EARLY EFFORTS AT REFORM OF THE CHURCH (1350 to 1500)

John Wycliff (1320-1384)

Council of Pisa (1409)

John Hus (1374-1415)

Council of Basel (1431-1449)

Girolamo Savonarola (1452-1498)


THE FIRST GENERATION OF PROTESTANT REFORMERS

Martin Luther (1483-1546)
The Ninety-Five Theses
The Smalcald Articles
Treatise on Good Works(1520)
To the Christian Nobility of the German Nation (1520)
The Babylonian Captivity of the Church (1520)
On the Freedom of a Christian (1520)
Order of Public Worship (1523)
Against the Robbing and Murdering Hordes of Peasants (1525)
The Smaller Catechism
The Larger Catechism
Karlstadt and Müntzer

Ulrich Zwingli (1484-1531)

Commentary of True and False Religion (1528)
Oecolampadius

Martin Bucer (Butzer) (1491-1551)


THE NEXT GENERATION OF PROTESTANT REFORMERS

Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560)
Augsburg Confession(1530)
The Life and Acts of Martin Luther(1549)
Heinrich Bullinger (1504-1575)
The Second Helvetic Formula
John Calvin (1509-1564)
The Institutes of the Christian Religion
On the Christian Life
The Necessity of Reforming the Church (1543)
Commentaries

OTHER EARLY REFORMERS

Thomas Cranmer (1489-1556)

John Knox (1505-1572)

Confession of Faith (1560)
Menno Simmons (1496-1561)

Theodore Beza (1519-1605)

Confession of the Christian Faith (1560)

THE CATHOLIC COUNTER-REFORMATION (1540 to 1600)

Ximenes de Cineros

Gasparo Contarini (1483-1542)

Ignatius de Loyola (1491-1556)

Spiritual Exercises
Pope Paul III (1468-1549)

The Council of Trent (1545-1563)

Canons and Decrees

PURITAN REFORM IN ENGLAND (Mid 1500s Onward)

Thomas Cartwright (1535-1603)

Richard Hooker (1554-1600)

Ecclesiastical Polity
William Perkins (1558-1602)

Edward Coke (1532-1634)

Institutes
Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658)

The Westminster Confession of Faith

James Usher

Body of Divinitie
Samuel Rutherford

Edward Reynolds

John Wilkins (1614-1672)

A Discourse Concerning a New Planet
John Wallis(1616-1703)

John Bunyan (1628-1688)

Pilgrim's Progress (1678)

THE DEVELOPMENT OF CONTINENTAL PROTESTANTISM (Mid 1500s Onward)

Jakob Arminius (1560-1609)

Synod of Dort (1618-1619)

Johannes Cocceius (1603-1669)

Francis Turretin (1632-1687)


CONTINUING CATHOLIC PIETISM AND MYSTICISM (Mid 1500s Onward)

Teresa of Avila (1516-1582)
The Way of Perfection
The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus
Interior Castle
John of the Cross (1542-1591)
Dark Night of the Soul
Ascent of Mount Carmel
A Spiritual Canticle of the Soul
Collected Works
Jacob Böhme (1575-1624)
The Supersensual Life
Cornelius Jansen(1585-1638)
Augustinus (1640)
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)
Provincial Letters (1657)
Pensées (1660, but published posthumously)

THE ABIDING SECULAR MOOD

Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592)

Essais (over the period 1572-1588)
Apology for Raimond Sebond
Of Books
That We Should Not Judge of Our Happiness
Of Friendship
Of the Institution and Education of Children
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616)
Don Quixote (1605)
12 Novelas Ejemplares (1613)
Los Trabajos de Persiles y Sigismunda(posthumously: 1617)
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)
King Richard III (1593)
The Taming of the Shrew (1594)
The Comedy of Errors (1594)
Romeo and Juliet (1597)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1596)
The Merchant of Venice (1597)
Much Ado about Nothing (1599)
Julius Caesar (1599)
The Twelfth Night (c. 1600)
The Merry Wives of Windsor (1601)
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1604)
Othello, The Moor of Venice (1605)
King Lear (1606)
Macbeth (1606)
The Tempest (1611)
The Shakespearian Sonnets
Pedro Fernandez Navarrete
Conservation of Monarchies(1626)
Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695)
Fables (1670-1695)

COLONIAL AMERICA

The Virginia Company

A True Declaration of the Estate in Virginia (1610)
Captain John Smith
Generall Historie (ca. 1624)
Mayflower Compact

William Bradford

Of Plymouth Plantation (1620-1647)
John Winthrop
A Modell of Christian Charity (or: "A City on a Hill" - 1630 sermon)
The Half-Way Covenant (1662)

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Miles H. Hodges - 2011