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Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2011)

"The first general treatment of women in the ancient world to reflect the critical insights of...

Spartan Women
Oxford University Press (2002)

In this book, Sarah Pomeroy seeks to reconstruct the lives and the world of Sparta's...

The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

The Landmark Thucydides

A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

Free Press (1998)

Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta “a possssion for all...

The Nicomachean Ethics (2010)

Nicomachean Ethics (sometimes spelled "Nichomachean"), or Ta Ethika, is a work by...

Ancient Astrology
Taylor and Francis (1994)

An account of astrology from its beginnings in Mesopotamia, focusing on the Greco-Roman world, ...

The Ajax Dilemma: Justice, Fairness, and Rewards

The Ajax Dilemma

Justice, Fairness, and Rewards

Oxford University Press (2011)

A leading philosopher shows how the story of Ajax and Odysseus sheds new light on the contentious...

The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction
Oxford University Press (2013)

Using a combination of archaeological data, textual analysis, and ancient documents, this Very Short...

The Expedition of Cyrus
OUP Oxford (2005)

The Expedition of Cyrus tells the story of the march of the Ten Thousand. The exploits of this...

Heroes, Gods and Monsters of Ancient Greek Mythology
Andrews UK (2012)

Heroes, Gods and Monsters in Ancient Greek Mythology' is a collection of classic archetypal...

The Portable Greek Historians: The Essence of Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Polybius

The Portable Greek Historians

The Essence of Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Polybius

Penguin Publishing Group (1977)

Essential passages from the works of four "fathers of history"Herodotus's History , Thucydides' ...