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Internet Classics Archive
"Select from a list of 441 works of classical literature by 59 different authors, including user-driven commentary and "reader's choice" Web sites. Mainly Greco-Roman works (some Chinese and Persian), all in English translation."
Welcome to the Greek and Roman Literature subject guide.
These great sources were used for most of the links provided in this guide: Internet Classics Archive, Perseus Digital Library, Poetry in Translation, Project Gutenberg, and LibriVox. Check them out below for more free online reading!
Please contact a Story Librarian if you have trouble accessing the links.
Perseus Digital Library
Digital collections of classic texts.
Poetry in Translation
"Poetry in Translation is a niche, digital publisher providing modern high-quality translations of classic texts by famous poets, plus original poetry and critical works."
"Project Gutenberg offers over 53,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online."
"We carry high quality ebooks: Most Project Gutenberg ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. We digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers."
"Free public domain audiobooks
Read by volunteers from around the world."
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