Spartans: A New History chronicles the complete history of ancient Sparta from its origins to the end of antiquity.Helps bridge the gap between the common conceptions of Sparta and what specialists believe and dispute about Spartan historyApplies new techniques, perspectives, and archaeological…
A fictionalisation of the secret life of Helen of Troy, the woman whose beauty caused the fabled Trojan War.
One of the more famous English versions of Homer's Iliad, Andrew Lang collaborated with Ernest Myers and Walter Leaf for this prose translation. It is well known for its charming archaic style.
The Iliad is an epic ancient Greek poem set during the Trojan…
The first volume of the ‘Women in All Ages and in All Countries’ series, looking at women in ancient Greek history and mythology.