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The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours Sourcebook: Sourcebook of Original Greek Texts Translated into English (General Editor, Gregory Nagy), used in conjunction with the HarvardX course, The Hero in Ancient Greece, is available for download in epub (1.4mb), Kindle-compatible awz3, (2.4mb), and PDF (4.6mb) formats.

Africa: Greek and Roman Perspectives from Homer to Apuleius, a sourcebook of selected excerpts compiled by Prudence J. Jones and used in conjunction with the Montclair State University course, Africa in Classical Antiquity, is available here.

Aeschylus, Agamemnon
Translated by Herbert Weir Smyth. Revised by Gregory Crane and Graeme Bird, and further revised by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Aeschylus, Eumenides
Translated by Herbert Weir Smyth. Revised by Cynthia Bannon. Further Revised by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Aeschylus, Libation Bearers
Translated by Jim Erdman. Revised by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Alcman, Partheneion
Translated by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

The Derveni Papyrus
Edited by K. Tsantsanoglou and G. Parássoglou, with a brief introduction by K. Tsantsanoglou. Copyright Casa Leo S. Olschki, Firenze, 2006; also available for purchase in print here.

The Epic Cycle
Translated by Gregory Nagy; revised by Eugenia Lao. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Euripides, Bacchae
Translated by T. A. Buckley. Revised by Alex Sens. Further revised by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Euripides, Hippolytus
Translated by E. P. Coleridge. Revised by Mary Jane Rein. Further revised by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Euripides, Medea
E. P. Coleridge's translation, revised by Roger Ceragioli and Gregory Nagy. Newly revised by the Hour 25 Medea Heroization Team (Jessica Eichelburg, Hélène Emeriaud, Claudia Filos, Janet M. Ozsolak, Sarah Scott, Jack Vaughan). Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Herodotus, Selections, Part I
First phase of translation by Lynn Sawlivich; second phase of translation by Gregory Nagy, Claudia Filos, Sarah Scott, and Keith Stone. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Herodotus, Selections, Part II
First phase of translation by Lynn Sawlivich; second phase of translation by Gregory Nagy, Claudia Filos, Sarah Scott, and Keith Stone. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Hesiod, Theogony
Translated by Gregory Nagy and J. Banks and adapted by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Hesiod, Works and Days
Translated by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Homeric Iliad
Samuel Butler's translation, revised by Timothy Power, Gregory Nagy, Soo-Young Kim, and Kelly McCray. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Homeric Odyssey
Samuel Butler's translation, revised by Timothy Power, Gregory Nagy, Soo-Young Kim, and Kelly McCray. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite
Translated by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0. A version of this translation illustrated by Glynnis Fawkes is available for purchase here.

Homeric Hymn to Demeter
Translated by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Homer Hymn to Dionysus
Translated by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Pausanias, Description of Greece: A Pausanias Reader in Progress
Translated in 1918 by W. H. S. Jones (Scroll II with H.A. Ormerod). Edited and revised by Gregory Nagy as of 2015.02.15

Philostratus, On Heroes
Translated by Ellen Bradshaw Aitken and Jennifer K. Berenson Maclean, published by Society for Biblical Literature. Copyright, Society for Biblical Literature.

Pindar, Pythian 8
Translation and notes by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Plato, The Apology of Socrates
Translated by Benjamin Jowett. Adapted by Miriam Carlisle, Thomas E. Jenkins, Gregory Nagy, and Soo-Young Kim. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Plato, Phaedo
Translated by Benjamin Jowett. Adapted by Gregory Nagy, Miriam Carlisle, and Soo-Young Kim. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Sappho, Selected Poetry 
Translated by Gregory Nagy and Julia Dubnoff. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

SophoclesAntigone
Translated by R. C. Jebb. Revised by Pierre Habel and Gregory Nagy. Newly revised by the Hour 25 Antigone Team (Brian Prescott-Decie, Jacqui Donlon, Jessica Eichelburg, Claudia Filos, Sarah Scott). Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus
Translated by R. C. Jebb. Revised by Roger Ceragioli. Further Revised by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannos
Translated by R. C. Jebb. Revised by Alex Sens. Further revised by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.

Theognis of Megara
Translated by Gregory Nagy. Published here under a Creative Commons License 3.0.