Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
Bacon is also a candidate for authorship of the plays of William Shakespeare

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List of Works
[Advancement of Learning]   [Essays]   [New Atlantis]   [Novum Organum]  

Advancement of Learning (1623?) [GBWW,HTR]
  • HTML (Two pages, 131 KB & 342 KB) at Renascence Editions
  • HTML (509 KB; 185 KB zipped; plain text also available) at Project Gutenberg

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  • Paperback edition (Kessinger, 1997).
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Essays (1601) [HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at Bartleby.com
  • Text file (312 KB; 122 KB zipped) at Project Gutenberg
  • Finnish Text file (171 KB; 67 KB zipped; may be abridged) at Project Gutenberg

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  • Paperback edition (Kessinger Publishing, 1992, 184 pg).
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New Atlantis (1626) [GBWW,HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Single page, 102 KB) at Sir Francis Bacon's New Advancement of Learning
  • HTML (107 KB; 40 KB zipped; plain text also available) at Project Gutenberg
  • Spanish RTF (direct link) at Diccionario Teológico Mercabá (Translator Unknown)

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  • Paperback edition (Kessinger, 1997).
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Novum Organum (1620) [GBWW,HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Single page, Preface and some aphorisms, 157 KB) at the Hanover Historical Texts Project (Translated by Basil Montague)
  • Latin HTML (8 pages, indexed) at The Classics Page at Ad Fontes Academy

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  • Paperback edition, translated by Peter Urbach and John Gibson (Open Court Publishing Company, 1994, 364 pg).
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Tirukkural (c. 400?-100? BC)
Letter to Herodotus (c. 306-270 BC)
Letter to Menoeceus (c. 306-270 BC)
Letter to Pythocles (c. 306-270 BC)
Fables (Aesop) (c. 300 BC)
Elements of Geometry (c. 300 BC)
Letter to Idomeneus (c. 270 BC)
On Conoids and Spheroids (c. 250?-212 BC)
On the Equilibrium of Planes (c. 250?-212 BC)
On Floating Bodies (c. 250?-212 BC)
Lemmas (c. 250?-212 BC)
On the Measurement of the Circle (c. 250?-212 BC)
On the Method of Mechanical Problems (c. 250?-212 BC)
On the Quadrature of the Parabola (c. 250?-212 BC)
The Sand-Reckoner (c. 250?-212 BC)
On Sphere and Cylinder (c. 250?-212 BC)
On Spirals (c. 250?-212 BC)
On Conic Sections (c. 240 BC)
The Yoga Sutras (c. 150 BC)
Orations (Cicero) (between 81-43 BC)
Letters (Cicero) (between 68-43 BC)
On the Nature of Things (c. 60? BC)
The Gallic War (58-50 BC)
The Civil Wars (50-47 BC)
The Alexandrian War (47 BC)
The African War (46 BC)
The Spanish War (45 BC)
Laelius on Friendship (or, de Amicitia) (44 BC)
On Old Age (or, De Senectute) (44 BC)
Eclogues (37 BC)
Satires (Horace) (35-30 BC)
Epodes (Horace) (c. 30 BC)
History of Rome (c. 30? BC-AD 17?)
Georgics (29 BC)
The Art of Poetry (or, Ars Poetica) (23-20 BC)
Odes (Horace) (23-12 BC)
Epistles (Horace) (c. 20 BC)
The Aeneid (19 BC)
The Secular Hymn (or, Carmen Saeculare) (c. 17 BC)
Amores (c. 10? BC)
The Art of Beauty (c. 5? BC)
Cures for Love (c. 5? BC)
Heroides (c. 5? BC)
The Art of Love (3 BC)
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