Lost books
A lost work is a document or literary work produced some time in the past of which no surviving copies are known to exist.Surviving copies of old or ancient works are called extant. Works may be lost ...
Idaean Dactyls (poem)
The Idaean Dactyls (Ancient Greek: Ἰδαῖοι Δάκτυλοι, Idaioi Daktyloi) is a lost poem that was attributed to Hesiod by the tenth-century encyclopedia known as the Suda. The ascription is doubtful, ...
Mithaecus
Mithaecus (Ancient Greek: Mithaikos) was a cook and cookbook author of the late 5th century BC. A Greek-speaking native of Sicily at a time when the island was rich and highly civilized, Mithaecus is ...
Antigone (Euripides)
Antigone (/ænˈtɪɡəniː/ an-TI-gə-nee; Ἀντιγόνη) is a play by the Attic dramatist Euripides, which is now lost except for a number of fragments. According to Aristophanes of Byzantium, the plot was sim...
Criton of Heraclea
Criton of Heraclea (Greek: Κρίτων, Latin: Titus Statilius Crito, T. Statilius Crito) was a 2nd-century (c.100 AD) Greek chief physician and procurator of Roman Emperor Trajan (98-117) in the c...
Meher Baba's missing book
Meher Baba's missing book, or secret book, is a manuscript that Meher Baba wrote by hand between 1925 and 1926 in Meherabad, India; it has never been published nor seen by the public, and its whereabo...
Megala Erga
The Megala Erga (Ancient Greek: Μέγαλα Ἔργα), or Great Works, is a now fragmentary didactic poem that was attributed to the Greek oral poet Hesiod during antiquity. Only two brief direct quotatio...
Hermagoras of Amphipolis
Hermagoras of Amphipolis (Greek: Ἑρμαγόρας ὁ Ἀμφιπολίτης) (3rd century BC) was a Stoic philosopher, student of Cypriot Persaeus, in the court of Antigonus II Gonatas. He wrote several dialogues, among...
Severe Letter
The Severe Letter or Letter of Tears was a letter written to the Corinthians by the Apostle Paul. It is mentioned in 2 Corinthians 2:4: "For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote unto yo...
Eriphyle (play)
The Epigoni (Ancient Greek: Ἐπίγονοι, Epigonoi, "progeny") is an ancient Greek tragedy written by the Greek playwright Sophocles in the 5th century BC and based on Greek mythology.According to my...
Criton of Pieria
Criton of Pieria (Greek Κρίτων Πιεριώτης, Πιερ(ι)εύς), (Latin Crito Pieriota, (-iotes), Pierius, Pierensis) was a 2nd-century Greek historian.
Bible of Queen Sophia
The Bible of Queen Sophia (or Queen Sophia's Bible, Polish: Biblia królowej Zofii, also Sárospatak Bible, Biblia Szaroszp(a)otacka) is the oldest surviving translation of the Old Testament into th...
Classic of Music
The Classic of Music (simplified Chinese: 乐经; traditional Chinese: 樂經; pinyin: Yuè Jīng; Wade–Giles: Yüeh-ching) was a Confucian classic text lost by the time of the Han dynasty. It is...
Descent of Perithous
The Descent of Perithous (Ancient Greek: Πειρίθου κατάβασις, Peirithou katabasis) is a fragmentary epic poem that was ascribed to Hesiod by the 2nd-century CE geographer Pausanias. The titular to...
Cassius Dionysius
Cassius Dionysius of Utica was an ancient Greek agricultural writer of the 2nd century BC. The Roman nomen, Cassius, combined with the Greek cognomen, Dionysius, make it likely that he was a slave (pe...
Alcmaeon in Corinth
Alcmaeon in Corinth (Ancient Greek: Ἀλκμαίων ὁ διὰ Κορίνθου, Alkmaiōn ho dia Korinthou; also known as Alcmaeon at Corinth, Alcmaeon) is a play by Greek dramatist Euripides. It was first produced...
Skjöldunga saga
The Skjöldunga saga (c. 1180-1200) was a Norse saga on the legendary Danish dynasty of the Skjöldungs, the same dynasty featured in the Old English poem Beowulf. The saga is lost in its original form...
Melampodia
The Melampodia (Ancient Greek: Μελαμποδία) is a now fragmentary Greek epic poem that was attributed to Hesiod during antiquity. Its title is derived from the name of the great seer Melampus but m...
Philoctetes (Euripides)
Philoctetes (Ancient Greek: Φιλοκτήτης) is a tragedy by the Athenian poet Euripides. It was probably first produced in 431 BCE at the Dionysia in a tetralogy that included the extant Medea and w...
Aegimius (poem)
The Aegimius (Ancient Greek: Αἰγίμιος, Aigimios) is a fragmentary Ancient Greek epic poem that was variously attributed to Hesiod or Cercops of Miletus during antiquity. The "Aegimius" of the tit...
Twilight of the Superheroes
Twilight of the Superheroes is the title of a proposed comic book crossover that writer Alan Moore submitted to DC Comics in 1987 before his split with the company. Although various elements suggested...
Hippolytus Veiled
Hippolytus (Ancient Greek: Ἱππόλυτος, Hippolytos) is an Ancient Greek tragedy by Euripides, based on the myth of Hippolytus, son of Theseus. The play was first produced for the City Dionysia of A...
Meanderings of Memory
Meanderings of Memory is a rare book published in London in 1852 and attributed to Nightlark (probably a pseudonym). Although it is cited as a first or early source for over 50 entries in the Oxford ...
Secunda (Hexapla)
The Secunda is the second column of Origen's Hexapla, a compilation of the Hebrew Bible and Greek versions. It consists of a transliteration of the Hebrew text of the Hebrew Bible into Greek character...