Harmon. Lucian

Today's free book is Lucian translated by A. M. Harmon (1913), with Greek and English text. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available to read online at Hathi Trust (I have not checked other online sources). Only Volumes 1 and 2 are currently in the public domain.


Table of Contents

VOLUME 1
Phalaris.
Hippias, Or The Bath
Dionysus (Bacchus)
Heracles (Hercules)
Amber, Or The Swans (De Electro)
The Fly (Muscae Laudatio)
Nigrinus
Demonax
The Hall (De Domo)
My Native Land (Patriae Laudatio)
Octogenarians (Longaevi)
A True Story (Verae Historiae)
Slander (Calumniae Mon Temere Credendum)
The Consonants At Law (Iudicium Vocalium)
The Carousal, Or The Lapiths (Convivium)

VOLUME 2
The Downward Journey
The Catechized
Zeus Rants
The Dream, or The Cock
Prometheus
Icaromenippus, or The Sky-Man
Timon, or The Misanthrope
Charon, or The Inspectors
Philosophies for Sale


Lucian. Lucius the Ass

Today's free book is Lucius the Ass by Lucian (1902), with illustrations by M. Poirson.

The book is available to read online at Hathi Trust (I have not checked other online sources).


Lucian. Dialogues of courtesans

Today's free book is Dialogues of courtesans by Lucian (1902).

The book is available to read online at Hathi Trust (I have not checked other online sources).


Willson. Lucian's Wonderland

Today's free book is Lucian's Wonderland by St. J. Basil Wynne Willson (1899) with illustrations by A. Payne Garnett. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available to read online at Hathi Trust (I have not checked other online sources).


Table of Contents

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Church. Greek Gulliver

Today's free book is The Greek Gulliver; stories from Lucian by Alfred J. Church (1891), with illustrations by C.O. Murray. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available to read online at Hathi Trust (I have not checked other online sources).


Table of Contents

Lucian Starts On A Journey, And Is Carried A Long Way
The Battle And The Treaty
Of The Moon-Folk And Their Manners And Customs
Lucian Comes To Lantern-City
Lucian And His Men Are Swallowed Up
Lucian Defeats His Neighbours
The Battle Of The Islands
Lucian Escapes From The Beast, And Comes To The Sea Of Milk And Cheese Island
The Travellers Meet The Cork-Foot-Folk, And Come To The Island Of The Blessed
The Island Of The Blessed
The Inhabitants Of The Island Of The Blessed
Lucian Talks With Homer. — Games Are Celebrated In The Island
The Island Is Invaded. — The Flight Of The Fair Helen
Lucian Bids Farewell To King Rhadmanthus And Departs. — He Visits The Abode Of The Wicked
The Island Of Dreams. — Lucian Visits Calypso
Lucian Sees The Pumpkin Pirates, And Other Strange Creatures And Things 
The Ocean Forest. — The Ox-Headed People And Other Marvels 


Lucian. Dialogues

Today's free book is Lucian's Dialogues; namely, The dialogues of the gods, of the sea-gods, and of the dead; by Howard Williams (1888). For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available to read online at Hathi Trust (I have not checked other online sources).


Table of Contents

Dialogues of the Gods
Prometheus and Zeus
Zeus and Eros
Zeus and Hermes
Zeus and Ganymede
Hera and Zeus
Ixion and Hera
Hephaestus and Apollo
Hephaestus and Zeus
Hermes and Poseidon
Hermes and Helios
Aphrodite and Selene
Aphrodite and Eros
Asclepius and Heracles
Apollo and Hermes
Hermes and Apollo
Hera and Leto
Hermes and Apollo
Hera and zeus
Eros and Aphrodite
Judgment of Paris
Ares and Zeus
Pan and Hermes
Apollo and Bacchus
Hermes and Maia
Helios and Zeus
Apollo and Hermes

Dialogues of the Sea-Gods
Doris and Polyphemus
Polyphemus and Poseidon
Poseidon and Alpheius
Menelaus and Proteus
Panope and Galene
Amymone and Poseidon
Zephyrus and Notus
Poseidon and the Dolphins
Poseidon and Amphitrite
Iris and Poseidon
Xanthus and Thalassa
Thetis and Doris
Enipeus and Poseidon
Triton and Nereids
Zephyrus and Notus

Dialogues of the Dead
Diogenes and Polydeukes
Croesus, Midas and Saradanapalus and Pluto
Menippus, Trophonius and Amphilochus
Hermes and Charon
Pluto and Hermes
Terpsion and pluto
Zenophantes and Kallidemides
Knemon and Damnippus
Polystratus and Simylus
Charon and Hermes
Krates and Diogenes
Alexander the Great and Hannibal
Diogenes and Alexander
Philip of Macedon and Alexander
Antilochus and Achilles
Diogenes and Heracles
Menippus and Tantalus
Menippus and Hermes
Protesilaus and Aeacus
Aeacus and Menippus
Menippus and Cerberus
Charon and Menippus
Protesilaus and Pluto
Diogenes and Mausolus
Nireus and Thersites
Cheiron and Menippus
Diogenes, Antisthenes and Krates
Menippus Teiresias
Agamemnon and Ajax
Sostratus and Minos

Zeus the Tragedian

The Convicted Zeus

The Convention of the Gods

The Ferry-Boat; or, The Tyrant

Menippus; or, The Oracle of the Dead



Vaughan. Lucian goes a-voyaging

Today's free book is Lucian goes a-voyaging by Anges Carr Vaughan (1930), illustrated by Harriet Wood. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available to read online at Hathi Trust (I have not checked other online sources).

(illustration by Harriet Wood)


Table of Contents

Lucian Runs Away from Home
A River of Wine
The Ship Is Caught Up by a Whirlwind 
A Visit to the King of the Moon
The Battle
The Cloud-Centaurs
The Country of the Moon
The Departure from the Moon
Lamptown
The Whale
They Find That They Are not Alone in the Whale
The Battle of the Islands
Devil-fish
The Escape
They Dig a Cave in the Ice
The Island of Cheese
Cork-footed Men
The Ladies of Watertown
The Isle of the Blest
The Isle of Dreams
The Pumpkin Pirates
The Kingfisher’s Nest
Trees That Have No Roots
A Bridge of Water
The Island of Bull-headed Men
On the Back of the Beyond


Wilson. Egyptian literature

Today's free book is Egyptian literature: comprising Egyptian tales, hymns, litanies, invocations, the Book of the Dead, and cuneiform writings with a special introduction by Epiphanius Wilson (1902). For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available to read online at Hathi Trust (I have not checked other online sources).


Table of Contents

The Book of the Dead:
A Hymn to the Setting Sun 
Hymn and Litany to Osiris 
Hymn to Ra
Hymn to the Setting Sun 
Hymn to the Setting Sun
The Chaplet of Victory
The Victory Over Enemies 
Of Giving a Mouth to the Overseer
Of Giving a Mouth to Osiris Ani
Opening the Mouth of Osiris 
Of Bringing Charms to Osiris 
The Chapter of Memory
Of Giving a Heart to Osiris 
Of Preserving the Heart
Of Preserving the Heart 
Of Preserving the Heart
The Heart of Carnelian 
Preserving the Heart
Preserving the Heart 
Preserving the Heart 
Beating Back the Crocodile
Beating Back the Crocodile
Repulsing Serpents
Against Snakes
Against Serpents 
Driving Away Apshait 
Driving Back the Merti 
Living by Air 
Living by Air
Driving Back Rerek 
Repulsing the Eater of the Ass
Abolishing the Slaughterings 
Abolishing the Slaughterings
Air and Water 
Dominion Over Elements
Dominion Over Elements
Preservation of the Soul
Of Drinking Water
Preservation from Scalding 
On Coming Forth by Day
Chapter of Knowledge 
Of Gaining Mastery Over Enemies
Victory Over Enemies 
Coming Forth by Day 
Opening the Underworld
Coming Forth by Day 
Coming Forth by Day
Coming Forth by Day
Coming Forth by Day 
Of Lifting Up the Feet 
Of journeying to Annu 
Of Transformation
Of Performing Transformations 
Of Transformation into a Hawk
Of Transformation into a Governor
Of Transformation into a God
Transformation into a Lotus
Transformation into Ptah
Transformation into a Bennu Bird
Transformation into a Heron
Of the Living Soul
Of the Swallow 
The Serpent Sata 
Of the Crocodile 
Soul and Body
Of Evil Recollections
Of Rescue 
Of Opening the Tomb 
Of Not Sailing to the East
Of the Ink-pot and Palette
Of Being Nigh unto Thoth 
Of Being Nigh unto Thoth
Of Bringing a Boat Along in Heaven 
Of Bringing the Makhent Boat 
Of Entering the Boat of Ra
Of Protecting the Boat of Ra
Of Going into the Boat of Ra
Of Knowing the Souls of the East
Of Sekhet-Hetepet 
Of Knowing the Souls of Fe
Of Knowing the Souls of Nekhen
Of Knowing the Souls of Khemennu
Of Coming Forth from Heaven 
Of Knowing the Souls of Khemennu 
Of Receiving Paths
Of Coming Forth from Re-Stau
Of Corning Forth from Re-Stau
Of Going About in the Underworld 
Of Entering into the Great House 
Of Entering the Presence 
The Introduction to Maati
The Introduction to Maati 
The Negative Confession 
Address to the Gods of the Underworld
On the Four Apes
Of the Praise of the Gods
Adoration of the Gods of the Qerti 
Hymn of Praise to Osiris
Of Making Perfect the Khu
Of Living Nigh unto Ra 
Of Bringing Men Back to Earth 
Of Making Perfect the Khu
For the New Moon 
Of Travelling in the Boat of Ra
Of Making Perfect the Khu
Sailing in the Great Boat
Of the Four Flames

Egyptian Tales:
The Taking of Joppa
The Doomed Prince
Anpu and Bata
Setna and the Magic Book
Tales of the Magicians 
The Peasant and the Workman 
The Shipwrecked Sailor
The Adventures of Sanehat

The Tell Amarna Tablets:
The Hittite Invasion of Damascus
The Amorite Treachery
The War in Phoenicia
Northern Palestine
Southern Palestine 
Royal Letters 

Inscriptions and Papyri:
The Great Tablet of Rameses II 
Hymn to Osiris
Travels of an Egyptian
Dirge of Menephtah 
Hymn to the Nile
Solemn Festal Dirge of the Egyptians 
Hymns to Amen 
Hymn to Pharaoh
The Song of the Harper
Hymn to Amen-Ra
Hymn to Ra-Harmachis
Lamentations of Isis and Nephthys
Litany of Ra 
The Book of Respirations 

Epic of Penta-Our