The Landmark Arrian

Pub Date : 2012-01 | Author : James S. Romm | Publisher : Anchor

ISBN 10 : 9781400079674
ISBN 13 : 1400079675

During twelve years of continuous campaigns, Alexander conquered an empire that stretched from the shores of the Adriatic to the edge of modern India. Arrian's history of those con..

Lives That Made Greek History

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Plutarch | Publisher : Hackett Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781603849159
ISBN 13 : 1603849157

Although Plutarch did not intend his Lives as a historical record, they sometimes furnish the best account we have of events in classical Greece. In many instances they are the onl..

Dying Every Day

Pub Date : 2014-03-11 | Author : James Romm | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780385351720
ISBN 13 : 0385351720

From acclaimed classical historian, author of Ghost on the Throne (“Gripping . . . the narrative verve of a born writer and the erudition of a scholar” —Daniel Mendelsohn) an..

Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2005-03-11 | Author : James S. Romm | Publisher : Hackett Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1603843337
ISBN 13 : 9781603843331

Comprised of relevant selections from the writings of four ancient historians, this volume provides a complete narrative of the important events in the life of Alexander the Great...

Ghost On The Throne

Pub Date : 2011-10-11 | Author : James Romm | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307701503
ISBN 13 : 0307701506

Alexander the Great, perhaps the most commanding leader in history, united his empire and his army by the titanic force of his will. His death at the age of thirty-two spelled the ..

The Age Of Titans

Pub Date : 2011-12-21 | Author : William M. Murray | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199912780
ISBN 13 : 0199912785

While we know a great deal about naval strategies in the classical Greek and later Roman periods, our understanding of the period in between--the Hellenistic Age--has never been as..