Essays on philosophy and literature, both ancient and modern, by the author of The Greek Way.
"A great lady with a disciplined and noble mind and an unquenchable love of good literature. In this volume, we can still hear that calm but not passionless voice explaining the grandeurs and difficulties of some of her favorite books and communicating her appreciation of them to us." Gilbert Highet
About the Author
Edith Hamilton (1867–1963) was made an honorary citizen of Athens because of her writings. She won the National Achievement Award and received honorary degrees from Yale University, the University of Rochester, and the University of Pennsylvania. The author of The Roman Way, Mythology, and other works, she was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.