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Rise of an Empire: How One Man United Greece to Defeat Xerxes's Persians

by Stephen Dando-Collins

The true story behind the events in 300: Rise of an Empire, the sequel to Zack Snyder's 300

The action-filled movie 300 focused on Ancient Greece's epic battle of Thermopylae, in which King Leonidas led 300 Spartans...


History of Greek Culture

by Jacob Burckhardt

Monumental survey explores regional variations, virtues, and faults of city-states, discusses the fine arts, examines poesy and music, and presents perceptive accounts of enduring Greek achievements in philosophy,...


Athletics in the Ancient World

by E. Norman Gardiner

Concise, convincing book emphasizes relationship between Greek and Roman athletics and religion, art, and education. Colorful descriptions of the pentathlon, foot-race, wrestling, boxing, ball playing, and more....


The Myths of Greece and Rome

by H. A. Guerber

A classic of mythology, generously illustrated, long prized for its accurate retelling of the principal myths of Greece and Rome, and for its commentary on their origins and significance.


Favorite Greek Myths

by Bob Blaisdell

Adventures, calamities, and conquests abound in stirring tales about Pandora's box, King Midas and his golden touch, the dreaded Cyclops, Narcissus and Echo, and many other familiar figures.


Ritual and Communication in the Graeco-Roman World

by Vinciane Pirenne-Delforge, Angelos Chaniotis, Walter Burkert & Irene Berti et al.

The analysis of the dynamic nature of rituals has become a heuristic tool for the investigation not only of religious behaviour and beliefs, but also for the study of social practice and communication in ancient...


The Sacrificial Rituals of Greek Hero-Cults in the Archaic to the Early Hellenistic Period

by Gunnel Ekroth

This study questions the traditional view of sacrifices in hero-cults during the Archaic to the early Hellenistic periods. The analysis of the epigraphical and literary evidence for sacrifices to heroes in these...


The Essential Greek and Roman Anthology

by Virgil

The Essential Greek and Roman Anthology:

The Aeneid- Virgil

Meditations- Marcus Aurelius

Of The Nature of Things- Lucretius

Plato's Republic

Alcestis- Euripides

The Electra of Euripides

Hippolytus/The Bacchae-...


It's All Greek To Me: From Homer to the Hippocratic Oath, How Ancient Greece Has Shaped Our World

by Charlotte Higgins

Why is ancient Greece important? Because, quite simply, if we want to understand the modern Western world, we need to look back to the Greeks. Consider the way we think about ethics, about the nature of beauty...


The Oresteia

by Aeschylus

The Oresteia (-458) by Aeschylus (525bc-456bc) and translated by E.D.A. Morshead is a trilogy of ancient Greek plays including:

- AGAMEMNON

- THE CHOEPHORI (THE LIBATION BEARERS)

- EUMENIDES

This digital edition...


The Essential Plato Collection

by Plato

Compiled in one book, the essential collection of books by Plato

Apology

Charmides

Cratylus

Critias

Crito

Euthydemus

Euthyphro

Gorgias

Ion

Laches

Laws

Lysis

Menexenus

Meno

Parmenides

Phaedo

Phaedrus

Philebus...


Historical Dictionary of Ancient Greek Warfare

by Iain Spence & Jon Woronoff

This resource strategically traces Greek warfare from 720 to 30 BC and its specific and extensive details-the wars, the troops, the armor, the military tactics, and other factors either affecting or affected...


Telling, Turning Moments in the Classical Political World

by Jan H. Blits

Turning, Telling Moments in the Classical Political World examines developments in the classical political world which are both turning and telling moments. All the moments-from Theseus's founding of Athens...


Mythology

by Coby Evans

The only book you’ll ever need about Greek mythology!

This elaborate book gives you all the insights you will ever need to know. All the basics are in here and more. You will learn about the Greeks’ and Romans’...


Anabasis

by Anabasis

Anabasis is the most famous book of the Ancient Greek professional soldier and writer Xenophon.

The seven-tome book of the Anabasis was composed around the year 370 BC, and, in translation, Anabasis is rendered...


The Golden Verses of Pythagoras

by Pythagoras

"The Golden Verses of Pythagoras" present a brief glimpse into the mind and the worldview of Pythagoras and probably formed part of his instructions to his disciples.

They embody what we know about his teachings...


Pythagoras and the delphic mysteries

by Edouard Schuré

*** PREMIUM EBOOK ***

Pythagoras of Samos is often described as the first pure mathematician. But he is also an extremely important figure in the development of Greek philosophy. No authentic writings of Pythagoras...


The Odes

by Pindar

One of the most celebrated poets of the classical world, Pindar wrote odes for athletes that provide a unique perspective on the social and political life of ancient Greece. Commissioned in honor of successful...


Pharmakon: Plato, Drug Culture, and Identity in Ancient Athens

by Michael A. Rinella

Pharmakon traces the emergence of an ethical discourse in ancient Greece, one centered on states of psychological ecstasy. In the dialogues of Plato, philosophy is itself characterized as a pharmakon, one superior...


The Library, Books 16-20

by Diodorus Siculus & Robin Waterfield

Starting with the most meagre resources, Philip made his kingdom the greatest power in Europe The Greek historian Diodorus of Sicily is one of our most valuable sources from ancient times. His history, in forty...