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Online Texts for Program Readings: January Freshman (2nd Semester)

This guide provides links to full-text resources and audio resources available for program readings.

Online Texts

This is a guide with links to full-text/audio resources of program works. Below is a list of databases with full-text sources and audio recordings. For help accessing these resources, please contact Johnathan Longo, Public Services Librarian, at 410-295-6927 or, or Catherine Dixon, Library Director at 410-626-2550 or

Digital Loeb Classical Library Early Modern Texts Naxos Music Library Naxos Spoken Word Library Open Library Project Gutenberg

Summer Semester Reading List

Date Reading Online Resources
May 31 Plato: Theaetetus
June 3 Plato: Theaetetus
June 7 Sophocles: Antigone
June 10 Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics
Book I, II
June 14 Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics
III, 1109b30 – 1119a20; IV, 1123a34-1125a35; V, 1129a3-1131a9, 1134a16-1135a14
June 17 Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics
Books VIII, IX

June 21 Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics
Book X

June 24 Plato: Timaeus
June 28

Aristotle: Physics
I (A) 1 (184a10–184b16)
II (B) (192b8–200b11)

July 1

Aristotle: Physics
III (Γ) 1–3 (200b12–202b29)
IV (Δ) 10–14 (217b30–224a16)

July 5

Aristotle: Physics
III (Γ) 4–6 (202b30–207a32)
IV (Δ) 1–2 (208a28–210a13)
4–5 (210b33–213a12)
8 (214b12–216b21)

July 8

Aristotle: Physics
VIII (θ) 1 (250b11–252b6)
4–7 (254b7–261b26)
9–10 (265a13–267b26)

July 12

Aristotle: Metaphysics
I (Α) 1–2 (980a21–983a25)
VII (Ζ) 1–2 (1028a10–1028b33)
17 (1041a6–b33)
XII (Λ) 1 (1069a18–b7)

6–10 (1071b3–1076a4)

July 15 Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus
July 19 Euripides: The Bacchae
July 22

Aristotle: Politics
I 1–7 (1252a1–1255b40)
12–13 (1259a37–1260b25)
III, 1–11 (1274b30–1282b13)

July 26

Aristotle: Politics (selections)

  • 1282b14–1288b6 (III 12–18)
  • 1288b10–1297a13
    (Lord and most others IV 1–12; Simpson VI 1–12)
  • 1323a14–1326b26
    (Lord and most others VII 1–4; Simpson IV 1–4)
  • 1327b18–1328a21
    (Lord and most others VII 7; Simpson IV 7)
July 29

Aristotle: Poetics
Chapters 1–19 (1447a10–1456b19)

August 2 Plato: Phaedrus
August 5 Plato: Phaedrus