12 December

Year 17:
Xenophon (c. 429-c. 354 B C).
{301} Kurou Paideia
[and {302} Hellenica; {303} Anabasis; {304} Memorabilia; {305} Apologia; {306} Symposium]

Robert Burns (1759-1796).
Poems and Songs. Edited by James Kinsley. Oxford Stanford Authors (Oxford U P, 1971).
[incl. {307} Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect; {308} The Merry Muses of Caledonia]

Euripides (c. 480-406 B C).
Tragedies. [{309} Alcestis; {310} Medea; {311} Heracleidae; {312} Hippolytus; {313} Andromache; {314} Hecuba; {315} The Supplicants; {316} Electra; {317} Heracles; {318} The Trojan Woman; {319} Iphigenia in Tauris; {320} Ion; {321} Helen; {322} Phoenician Women; {323} Orestes; {324} Bacchae; {325} Iphigenia at Aulis; {326} Rhesus; {327} Cyclops]

Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519).
Notebooks.

Epicurus (341-270 B C).
Writings. ('Letter to Herodotus'; 'Letter to Pythocles'; 'Letter to Metrodorus'; Kuriai Doxai; Epicurus' Will)

Heinrich Von Kleist (1777-1811).
Ezrählungen. First published in 2 vols., 1810-1811.
[incl. {328} Prinz Friedrich Von Homburg; 'The Marquise of O-'; 'Michael Kohlhaas'; 'The Beggarwoman of Locarno'; 'The Engagement in Santo Domingo'; 'The Foundling'; 'The Earthquake in Chile'; 'St. Cecilia'; 'The Duel']

{329} 'Homer' (Exact identity, and thus dating, not known).
Illiad. Written between the 12th and the 7th centuries B C, probably in the 9th.

Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653-1725).
Major Plays. Translated by Donald Keene (Columbia U P, 1961).
[incl. {330} Yotsugi Soga; {331} Sonezaki Shinju; {332} Shinju Ten no Amijima; {333} Kokusenya Kassen]

Sophocles (c. 496-c. 406 B C).
Tragedies. [{334} Ajax; {335} Antigone; {336} Oedipus Rex; {337} Women of Trachis; {338} Electra; {339} Philocetes; {340} Oedipus at Colonus]

Year 18:
{341} Somadeva Bhatta (11th century A D).
Kathasaritsagara.

Nazim Hikmet (1902-1963).
Seçilmis Şiirler ('Selected Poems'). First published in Sofia, 1954.

{342} Musharrif ad-Din b. Muslih Sa'di (c. 1208-c. 1292).
Gulistan.

{343} Mehmet b. Süleyman Fuzuli (c. 1490-c. 1556).
Leyla ve Mecnun. Written 1535-6.

{344} Evliya b. Derviş Muhammad ('Evliya Celebi') (c. 1611-c. 1684).
Tarihi Seyyah ('Chronicle of a Traveller'), better known as the Seyahatname ('Book of Travels'). First published in 10 vols., 1896-1936.

{345} Jalal ad-Din Rumi (1207-1273).
Mathnawi. And {3467} Fihi ma Fihi ('It Contains What It Contains').

Oliver Goldsmith (1729-1774).
{347} The Vicar of Wakefield. First published 1766. {3489} She Stoops to Conquer. First published 1773. {349} The Deserted Village. First published 1770.

{350} Sadeq Hedayat (1903-1951).
Bufe Kur. First published in Bombay, 1937.

Yahya Kemal Bayatli (1884-1958).
Selected Poems.

Mohammed Shamsuddin Hafiz (1327-1390).
Divan.

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