This month’s Book Club selection is from Lucian, whose satirical dialogues poked fun at philosophers and mythological characters. CHS Kosmos Society members will be reading The Dialogues of the Dead; here is a selection of translations available free online:
Translation by H.W. & F.G. Fowler:
Translation by William Tooke: Dialogues of the Dead starts at (printed) page 191
Translation by Howard Williams: Dialogues of the Dead starts at (printed) page 86
Further works by Lucian:
For those who want to look at the original, the Greek text is available on Perseus:
Dialogue 13 is available in Greek with translation notes by William S. Annis:
The discussion will start and continue in the Kosmos Society Forum, and community members will meet via Google+ Hangout on Tuesday, February 27, at 11 a.m. EST.