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After 1177 B.C. After 1177 B.C.: The Survival of Civilizations Eric H. Cline

In this gripping sequel to his bestselling 1177 B.C., Eric Cline tells the story of what happened after the Bronze Age collapsed—why some civilizations endured, why some gave way to new ones, and why some disappeared forever

“A landmark book: lucid, deep, and insightful. ....

1177 B.C. 1177 B.C.: A Graphic History of the Year Civilization Collapsed Eric H. Cline and Glynnis Fawkes

1177 B.C. is a spectacular achievement—deftly adapted, beautifully drawn, and captivatingly colored by Glynnis Fawkes. . . . [She] doesn’t just bring history alive, she propels it across the page in an accessible, gripping way.”—Alison Bechdel, New York Times...

Out of One, Many Out of One, Many: Ancient Greek Ways of Thought and Culture Jennifer T. Roberts and Jennifer T. Roberts

A sweeping new account of ancient Greek culture and its remarkable diversity

Polis Polis: A New History of the Ancient Greek City-State from the Early Iron Age to the End of Antiquity John Ma

A definitive new history of the origins, evolution, and scope of the ancient Greek city-state

Journeys of the Mind Journeys of the Mind: A Life in History Peter Brown

A beautifully written personal account of the discovery of late antiquity by one of the world’s most influential and distinguished historians

Twelve Caesars Twelve Caesars: Images of Power from the Ancient World to the Modern Mary Beard

From the bestselling author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, the fascinating story of how images of Roman autocrats have influenced art, culture, and the representation of power for more than 2,000 years

Gods and Mortals Gods and Mortals: Ancient Greek Myths for Modern Readers Sarah Iles Johnston

An entrancing new telling of ancient Greek myths

“This book is a triumph! . . . [A] magnificent retelling of the Greek myths.”—Alexander McCall Smith, author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series

American Classicist American Classicist: The Life and Loves of Edith Hamilton Victoria Houseman

A biography of the remarkable woman whose bestselling Mythology has introduced millions of readers to the classical world

Strabo's Geography Strabo's Geography: A Translation for the Modern World Strabo

A lively new translation of Strabo’s complete Geography—an encyclopedic guide to the ancient world of the first century CE—connecting it with the world of the twenty-first century

Pox Romana Pox Romana: The Plague That Shook the Roman World Colin Elliott

A wide-ranging and dramatic account of the Antonine plague, the mysterious disease that struck the Roman Empire at its pinnacle