13 Best Ancient, Classical & Medieval Poetry

List Updated February 2020

Bestselling Ancient, Classical & Medieval Poetry in 2020


The Odyssey

The Odyssey
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020
  • The great epic of Western literature, translated by the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles

The Inferno (Signet Classics)

The Inferno (Signet Classics)
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020

Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition)

Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition)
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020
  • BILINGUAL EDITION--OLD ENGLISH (ANGLO-SAXON) AND ENGLISH TRANSLATION

The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020
  • Penguin Books

Odyssey

Odyssey
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020
  • HACKETT

Beowulf (Signet Classics)

Beowulf (Signet Classics)
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020

CliffsNotes on Homer's The Odyssey (Cliffsnotes Literature Guides)

CliffsNotes on Homer's The Odyssey (Cliffsnotes Literature Guides)
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020

The Sagas of Icelanders: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

The Sagas of Icelanders: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (A New Verse Translation)

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (A New Verse Translation)
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020
  • W W Norton Company

The Poetic Edda (Oxford World's Classics)

The Poetic Edda (Oxford World's Classics)
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • Oxford University Press, USA

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Signet Classics)

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Signet Classics)
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020

The Poetic Edda

The Poetic Edda
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2020
  • University of Texas Press

Poetics (Penguin Classics)

Poetics (Penguin Classics)
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2020
  • Penguin Books

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