The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written

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The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written: The History of Thought from Ancient Times to Today
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AuthorMartin Seymour-Smith
Cover artistFrancis Cugat
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
PublishedSeptember 1998, Citadel
Media typePrint (hardcover and paperback)
ISBN978-0806520001
OCLC38258131

The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written: The History of Thought from Ancient Times to Today (1998) is a book of intellectual history written by Martin Seymour-Smith, a British poet, critic, and biographer.[1]

The list starts in order with the first ten books: the I Ching (an ancient Chinese divination text), the Hebrew Bible (a version of which serves as the "Old Testament" of the Christian Bible), the Iliad and Odyssey, the Upanishads (a collection of ancient Indian philosophical texts), the Tao Te Ching, the Avesta, the Analects, the History of the Peloponnesian War, the Hippocratic Corpus and the Corpus Aristotelicum.

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  1. ^ Seymour-Smith, Martin (1998). The 100 most influential books ever written : the history of thought from ancient times to today. Secaucus, N.J.: Carol Publ. Group. ISBN 978-0806520001. OCLC 38258131.