Ancient History

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  1. Book ImageThe Age of Caesar: Five Roman Lives

    Plutarch, James Romm, Pamela Mensch, Et Al.

    “Plutarch regularly shows that great leaders transcend their own purely material interests and petty, personal vanities. Noble ideals actually do matter, in government as in life.” —Michael Dirda, Washington PostMore

  2. Book ImageAlberuni's India

    Muhammad Ibn Ahmad Biruni

    Alberuni's India is one of the greatest achievements of medieval scholarship. Not for nearly eight hundred years would any other writer match Alberuni's profound understanding of almost all aspects of Indian life.More

  3. Book ImageAlexander the Great

    Ulrich Wilcken, G C. Richards, Eugene N. Borza

    Here is one of the great biographies of Alexander, in its original form, brought fully up to date with findings of modern research and criticism.More

  4. Book ImageThe Ancient Maya: New Perspectives

    Heather McKillop

    "Comprehensive…clearly written…Highly recommended."—ChoiceMore

  5. Book ImageThe Archaeology of Crete: An Introduction

    J.D.S. Pendlebury

    Additional information is forthcoming.

  6. 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

  7. Book ImageThe Battle That Stopped Rome: Emperor Augustus, Arminius, and the Slaughter of the Legions in the Teutoburg Forest

    Peter S. Wells

    The previously untold story of the watershed battle that changed the course of Western history.More

  8. Book ImageConfronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations

    Mary Beard

    A National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, this is “the perfect introduction to classical studies, and deserves to become something of a standard work” (Observer).More

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Book ImageEmpires of the Indus: The Story of a River

    Alice Albinia

    “Alice Albinia is the most extraordinary traveler of her generation. . . . A journey of astonishing confidence and courage.”—Rory StewartMore

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Book ImageThe English Bible, King James Version: The Old Testament

    Herbert Marks

    Volume(s): 1

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

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