A Classical Education

A Listmania! list by Will Riddle "and Jaime Riddle" (Cincinnati)
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The list author says: "Many of us manage to attend school for 17 years and yet miss reading some of the most important books in history. This is a list of some of the classics I think one should read."
The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories
1.  The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories by Robert B. Strassler
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  "This landmark series is really great.  Herodotus is the "Father of (Western) History" so he's a must read"
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Paradise Lost (Modern Library Classics)
2.  Paradise Lost (Modern Library Classics) by John Milton
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  "The great English epic poet"
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Cato: A Tragedy, and Selected Essays
3.  Cato: A Tragedy, and Selected Essays by Joseph Addison
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A Tale of Two Cities (Enriched Classics)
4.  A Tale of Two Cities (Enriched Classics) by Charles Dickens
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  "The Anglo understanding of the French Revolution in fiction"
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Reflections on the Revolution in France (Oxford World's Classics)
5.  Reflections on the Revolution in France (Oxford World's Classics) by Edmund Burke
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Democracy in America (Penguin Classics)
6.  Democracy in America (Penguin Classics) by Alexis de Tocqueville
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The Brothers Karamazov
7.  The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Witness
8.  Witness by Whittaker Chambers
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Animal Farm and 1984
9.  Animal Farm and 1984 by George Orwell
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The Wealth of Nations (Bantam Classics)
10.  The Wealth of Nations (Bantam Classics) by Adam Smith
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The Prince (Special Student Edition)
11.  The Prince (Special Student Edition) by Niccolò Machiavelli
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City of God (Penguin Classics)
12.  City of God (Penguin Classics) by Marcus Dods
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The Iliad and the Odyssey
13.  The Iliad and the Odyssey by Homer
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Les Misérables (Modern Library)
14.  Les Misérables (Modern Library) by Victor Hugo
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Discovering God: The Origins of the Great Religions and the Evolution of Belief
15.  Discovering God: The Origins of the Great Religions and the Evolution of Belief by Rodney Stark
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  "Yes, this modern sociology of religion is good enough to stand with the classics"
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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism: and Other Writings (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
16.  The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism: and Other Writings (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) by Max Weber
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The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order
17.  The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel P. Huntington
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  "Another modern classic"
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The Conquest of Gaul (Penguin Classics)
18.  The Conquest of Gaul (Penguin Classics) by Julius Caesar
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Foxe's Book of Martyrs: (Forgotten Books)
19.  Foxe's Book of Martyrs: (Forgotten Books) by John Foxe
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Inferno (Modern Library Classics)
20.  Inferno (Modern Library Classics) by Anthony M. Esolen
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How Should We Then Live? (L'Abri 50th Anniversary Edition): The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture
21.  How Should We Then Live? (L'Abri 50th Anniversary Edition): The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture by Francis A. Schaeffer
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Two Treatises of Government and A Letter Concerning Toleration
22.  Two Treatises of Government and A Letter Concerning Toleration by John Locke
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On Obligations: De Officiis (Oxford World's Classics)
23.  On Obligations: De Officiis (Oxford World's Classics) by P. G. Walsh
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  "moral alternative to machiavelli"
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Dante: Monarchy (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)
24.  Dante: Monarchy (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) by Dante
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Letters from a Stoic (Penguin Classics)
25.  Letters from a Stoic (Penguin Classics) by Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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