Ancient History

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  1. Book ImageEarly Greece: The Bronze and Archaic Ages

    Moses I. Finley

    This admirable study has now been revised and enlarged by Professor Finley in the light of the latest archeological evidence and relevant scholarship. It provides, succinctly and authoritatively, the background information needed for a proper understanding of classical Greek civilizationMore

  2. Book ImageA History of Sparta, 950-192 B. C.

    William George Grieve Forrest

    A concise and descriptive history.More

  3. Book ImageWar in the Ancient World: A Social History

    Yvon Garlan

    Here is a much needed study of war as a social phenomenon, written by an expert on Greek fortifications and siege warfare.More

  4. Book ImageIntroducing the Ancient Greeks: From Bronze Age Seafarers to Navigators of the Western Mind

    Edith Hall

    "Wonderful…a thoughtful discussion of what made [the Greeks] so important, in their own time and in ours." —Natalie Haynes, IndependentMore

  5. Book ImageThe Greek Way

    Edith Hamilton

    Edith Hamilton buoyantly captures the spirit and achievements of the Greek civilization for our modern world.More

  6. Book ImageThe Roman Way

    Edith Hamilton

    Drawing on the greatest writers of its civilization, Hamilton vividly depicts the life and spirit of Rome.More

  7. Book ImageThe Echo of Greece

    Edith Hamilton

    Fourth-century Athens has a special claim on our attention, apart from the great men it produced, for it is the prelude to the end of Greece.More

  8. Book ImageThe English Bible, King James Version: The New Testament and The Apocrypha

    Gerald Hammond, Austin Busch

    Volume(s): 2

    A stunning work of scholarship, the Norton Critical Edition of The English Bible, King James Version, is the most accessible edition available.More

  9. Book ImageHistory of Ancient Greece

    Jean Hatzfeld, André Aymard

    A lucid, readable history of Greece and Greek culture from the earliest Aegean civilization to the Roman Conquest.More

  10. Book ImageThe Histories

    Herodotus, Jennifer Tolbert Roberts, Walter Blanco

    Second Edition

    Walter Blanco’s acclaimed translation of The Histories is now available in its entirety in this revised and expanded Norton Critical Edition.More

  11. Book ImageAugustus

    A. H M Jones, Moses I. Finley

    Constitutional changes, administrative revisions, factional rivalry, and war are all themes that Professor Jones develops within the main narrative. He treats separately such topics as finance, religion, social policy, literature and the arts, and the sources of this crucial period in the history of Rome.More

  12. Book ImageThe End of Empire: Attila the Hun & the Fall of Rome

    Christopher Kelly

    "A thoughtful and sophisticated account of a notoriously complicated and controversial period." —R. I. Moore, Times Literary SupplementMore

  13. Book ImageA Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich

    Christopher B. Krebs

    “A model of popular intellectual history. . . . In every way, ?A Most Dangerous Book is a most brilliant achievement.”—Washington PostMore

  14. Book ImageEarly Greek Science: Thales to Aristotle

    G. E. R. Lloyd

    Although there is no exact equivalent to our term science in Greek, Western science may still be said to have originated with the Greeks, for they were the first to attempt to explain natural phenomena consistently in naturalistic terms, and they initiated the practices of rational criticism of scientific theories.More

  15. Book ImageGreek Science After Aristotle

    G. E. R. Lloyd

    Although there is no exact equivalent to our term "science" in Greek, Western science may still be said to originate with the Greeks.More

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