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Old Jews
Old Testament: Sex and Violence
The Apokalyps: And How To Get Saved
Old Greeks
Homerus, Ilias:  Death and doom at Troy  
Plato, Symposion
Plato, Seventh Letter: "Never Write About Any Serious Matter"
Thucydides: Your neighbour is your enemy, and the enemy of your enemy is your friend
Xenophon, Anabasis  
Old Romans
Caesar The Gallic War (De Bello Gallico)
Tacitus Historiae Gaius Julius Civilis, a local lower Rhine leader makes history in 60 AD
Abrahamic Religion, how it conquered the world
Old Arabs
Ibn Rushd (Averroës) : Rushd's fence
Old Europeans
Rabelais: Gargantua et Pantagruel
Early Enlightenment
Cartesian Nightmares
Spinoza Ethica
Less Old Europeans
Daniel Defoe Robinson Crusoe
Bernard Mandeville, The Fable of the Bees
Adam Smith: Wealth of Nations
Voltaire: Candide
Goethe: Faust
Gogol: Revisor
Hildebrand, Camera Obscura
Proust Á la recherche du temps perdu
Robert Musil Der Mann Ohne Eigenschaften
Einstein Special relativity <math> <exercise>
Maarten Maartens God's Fool
James Joyce, Ulysses
Evelyn Waugh: Black Mischief