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History & Myth: Epics of Greece and Rome

Marcus Horatius
 
Amida: A Novel
Amida: A Novel
"Epic novel of warfare and religious strife between Rome & Persia"
The Later Roman Empire: (a.D. 354-378) (Classics)
The Later Roman Empire: (a.D. 354-378) (Classics)
"The last great Roman historian -- a racy, scandal-filled narrative of Decline if not quite Fall"
The Aeneid (Everyman's Library Classics)
The Aeneid (Everyman's Library Classics)
"An attractive prose translation in a cheap hardcover edition"
The Odyssey (Penguin Classics)
The Odyssey (Penguin Classics)
"Highly regarded translation from EV Rieu -- the standard study version"
The Civil War: Pharsalia or Bellum Civile
The Civil War: Pharsalia or Bellum Civile
"Gory and melodramatic account of the rivalry between Caesar and Pompey the Great -- witches, occultism, bloody battles and severed limbs galore!"
Plutarch's Lives: Volume 1 (The Dryden Translation)
Plutarch's Lives: Volume 1 (The Dryden Translation)
"Dryden's translation of Plutarch -- it's great to read these parallel lives as they should be, side by side"
Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans: v. 2 (Modern Library)
Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans: v. 2 (Modern Library)
"Vol 2 of the above -- taken as a whole this is a vast history of both Greece and Rome"
The Early History of Rome: Bks. 1-5 (Penguin Classics)
The Early History of Rome: Bks. 1-5 (Penguin Classics)
"The beginning of Livy's monumental work -- mostly myth not history -- shame it's not available complete in English"
The Annals of Imperial Rome (Classics)
The Annals of Imperial Rome (Classics)
"Possibly the most high-minded of all historians, but not above salacious gossip either"
The Twelve Caesars
The Twelve Caesars
"Robert Graves' classic version of scandal-monger Suetonius"
The Histories (Oxford World's Classics)
The Histories (Oxford World's Classics)
"Don't miss -- the father of history and a sublime storyteller"
The History of the Peloponnesian War  (Classics)
The History of the Peloponnesian War (Classics)
"Rex Warner's almost standard translation of this most serious of all historians"
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Giftset (Penguin Classics)
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Giftset (Penguin Classics)
"Search second-hand bookshops, search Amazon's Zshops -- but get this complete not abridged, then relish one of the glories of the English language"
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Penguin Classics)
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Penguin Classics)
"If you do one thing in your life that's worthwhile, read Gibbon complete not in this or any other abridgement"
Lays of Ancient Rome
Lays of Ancient Rome
"Macaulay's action-packed poems -- probably better to track down a second-hand edition, though"
The Secret History (Classics)
The Secret History (Classics)
"More scandal and bile -- this time from the sixth century Byzantine court of Emperor Justinian, and scheming wife Theodora"
Annus Horribilis
Annus Horribilis
"By the same author as Amida: A Novel"
Pompeii
Pompeii
"Robert Harris's bestseller"
Imperium
Imperium
"Harris's other Ancient Roman bestseller"