Persians by Aeschylus (472 B.C.)
Histories by Herodotus (450 to 420 B.C.)
Antigone by Sophocles (441 B.C.)
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles (429 B.C.)
Hippolytus by Euripides (428 B.C.)
Education of Cyrus, Cyropaedia by Xenophon (430 B.C. to 354 B.C.)
Pro Cluentio, On Old Age, On Friendship by Cicero (106 B.C. to 43 B.C.)
On the Nature of Things by Lucretius (somewhere between 99 B.C. and 55 B.C.)
History of Rome by (Titus Livius) Livy (64 B.C. to 17 A.D.)
Eunichus by Terence (died 159 B.C.)
Annals by Tacitus (56 to 117 A.D.)
Discourses by Epictetus (55 to 135 A.D.)
These guys are amazing!
Still a TED Talk addict, my latest discovery is George Monbiot. This guy figures out how wolves and whales are important to our world. Far from depressing us about what we have allowed our world to become, Monbiot offers inspiration for what our world could be. Bravo!