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Apostolic Fathers: Volume I. I Clement. II Clement. Ignatius. Polycarp. Didache. Barnabas (Loeb Classical Library No. 24) by Kirsopp Lake
Apostolic Fathers: Volume II. Shepherd of Hermas. Martyrdom of Polycarp. Epistle to Diogentus (Loeb Classical Library No. 25) by Kirsopp Lake
Cicero: In Catilinam 1-4. Pro Murena. Pro Sulla. Pro Flacco: B. Orations (Loeb Classical Library No. 324) by Cicero
Cicero: On the Orator, Books I-II (Loeb Classical Library No. 348) (English and Latin Edition) by Cicero
Cicero: On the Orator: Book 3. On Fate. Stoic Paradoxes. On the Divisions of Oratory: A. Rhetorical Treatises (Loeb Classical Library No. 349) (Book III) by Cicero
Discourses / Handbook / Fragments by Epictetus
Ecclesiastical History (Books 6-10) by Eusebius
Ecclesiastical History I, Books I-V (Loeb Classical Library, No. 153) by Eusebius
Hesiod / Homeric Hymns / Epic Cycle / Homerica by Hesiod
History of the Peloponnesian War, Volume I: Books 1-2 (Loeb Classical Library) by Thucydides
Manilius: Astronomica (Loeb Classical Library No. 469) (English and Latin Edition) by Manilius
Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass), Volume I: Books 1-6 (Loeb Classical Library) by Apuleio
Metaphysics, books 1-9 by Aristotle
Moral essays by Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The Poems of Catullus by Catullo
De Rerum Natura by Lucretius
Speeches (Loeb Classical Library) by Aeschines
The Theological Tractates and the Consolation of Philosophy (Loeb Classical Library No. 74) by Boethius
Institutio Oratoria, books 1-3 (Loeb Classical Library) by Marcus Fabius Quintilianus124
Cicero: Letters to Friends, Volume II (Loeb Classical Library) by Cicero216
Isocrates, Volume II. On the Peace. Areopagiticus. Against the Sophists. Antidosis. Panathenaicus (Loeb Classical Library, No. 229) by Isócrates229
Tertullian: Apology and De Spectaculis. Minucius Felix: Octavius (Loeb Classical Library No. 250) (English and Latin Edition) by Tertullian250
Seneca: Moral Essays, Volume II (Loeb Classical Library No. 254) by Seneca254
Aristotle: On Sophistical Refutations. On Coming-to-be and Passing Away. On the Cosmos. (Loeb Classical Library No. 400) by Aristotle400
The City of God. Books 18.36-20 by Augustine416
Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass), Volume II, Books 7-11 by Apuleio453

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As stated below, "the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works", although some selections and combinations of works are unique to the series. They feature original Greek and Latin texts with English translations on the facing page.
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