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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

A beautiful, full-color graphic version of Eric Cline’s bestselling 1177 B.C., adapted by award-winning author-illustrator Glynnis Fawkes

Out of One, Many Out of One, Many: Ancient Greek Ways of Thought and Culture 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

Birthing Romans Birthing Romans: Childbearing and Its Risks in Imperial Rome Anna Bonnell Freidin

How Romans coped with the anxieties and risks of childbirth

Rome's Patron Rome's Patron: The Lives and Afterlives of Maecenas Emily Gowers

The story of Maecenas and his role in the evolution and continuing legacy of ancient Roman poetry and culture

How Women Became Poets How Women Became Poets: A Gender History of Greek Literature Emily Hauser

How the idea of the author was born in the battleground of gender

Helen of Troy in Hollywood Helen of Troy in Hollywood Ruby Blondell

How a legendary woman from classical antiquity has come to embody the threat of transcendent beauty in movies and TV

Dolia Dolia: The Containers That Made Rome an Empire of Wine Caroline Cheung

The story of the Roman Empire’s enormous wine industry told through the remarkable ceramic storage and shipping containers that made it possible

The Scythian Empire The Scythian Empire: Central Eurasia and the Birth of the Classical Age from Persia to China Christopher I. Beckwith

A rich, discovery-filled history that tells how a forgotten empire transformed the ancient world

Ancient Africa Ancient Africa: A Global History, to 300 CE Christopher Ehret

A panoramic narrative that places ancient Africa on the stage of world history

How to Be Healthy How to Be Healthy: An Ancient Guide to Wellness Galen

Timeless wisdom about how to be healthy in body and mind from one of the greatest physicians of the ancient world

How to Focus How to Focus: A Monastic Guide for an Age of Distraction John Cassian

How you can learn to focus like a monk without living like one

How to Care about Animals How to Care about Animals: An Ancient Guide to Creatures Great and Small

An entertaining and enlightening anthology of classical Greek and Roman writings on animals—and our vital relationships with them

How to Flourish How to Flourish: An Ancient Guide to Living Well Aristotle

Aristotle’s essential guide to human flourishing—the Nicomachean Ethics—in a lively new abridged translation

How to Do the Right Thing How to Do the Right Thing: An Ancient Guide to Treating People Fairly Seneca

How ancient Stoicism can help teach us to treat others—and ourselves—more fairly and mercifully

How to Have a Life How to Have a Life: An Ancient Guide to Using Our Time Wisely Seneca

A vibrant new translation of Seneca’s “On the Shortness of Life,” a pointed reminder to make the most of our time

How to Say No How to Say No: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Cynicism Diogenes

An entertaining and enlightening collection of ancient writings about the philosophers who advocated simple living and rejected unthinking conformity

How to Grieve How to Grieve: An Ancient Guide to the Lost Art of Consolation Marcus Tullius Cicero

An engaging new translation of a timeless masterpiece about coping with the death of a loved one

How to Be Queer How to Be Queer: An Ancient Guide to Sexuality

An irresistible anthology of ancient Greek writings that explore queer desire and love

How to Stop a Conspiracy How to Stop a Conspiracy: An Ancient Guide to Saving a Republic Sallust

An energetic new translation of an ancient Roman masterpiece about a failed coup led by a corrupt and charismatic politician

How to Make Money How to Make Money: An Ancient Guide to Wealth Management

An enriching collection of classical writings about how ancient Romans made—and thought about—money

How to Get Over a Breakup How to Get Over a Breakup: An Ancient Guide to Moving On Ovid

A modern translation of the ancient Roman poet Ovid’s Remedies for Love—a witty and irreverent work about how to fall out of love

Juno's Aeneid Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity Joseph Farrell

A major new interpretation of Vergil's epic poem as a struggle between two incompatible versions of the Homeric hero

The Roman Republic of Letters The Roman Republic of Letters: Scholarship, Philosophy, and Politics in the Age of Cicero and Caesar Katharina Volk

An intellectual history of the late Roman Republic—and the senators who fought both scholarly debates and a civil war

Pliny's Roman Economy Pliny's Roman Economy: Natural History, Innovation, and Growth Richard Saller

The first comprehensive study of Pliny the Elder’s economic thought—and its implications for understanding the Roman Empire’s constrained innovation and economic growth

Reading the Odyssey Reading the Odyssey: A Guide to Homer’s Narrative Jonas Grethlein

A fresh and original introduction to the Odyssey—and how it continues to shape literature, film, art and even the ways we make sense of our lives

The Royal Inca Tunic The Royal Inca Tunic: A Biography of an Andean Masterpiece Andrew James Hamilton

The hidden life of the greatest surviving work of Inca art

Encounters with Euclid Encounters with Euclid: How an Ancient Greek Geometry Text Shaped the World Benjamin Wardhaugh

A sweeping cultural history of one of the most influential mathematical books ever written

The Philosophical Stage The Philosophical Stage: Drama and Dialectic in Classical Athens Joshua Billings

A bold new reconception of ancient Greek drama as a mode of philosophical thinking

Through the Lens Through the Lens: Latif Al Ani's Visions of Ancient Iraq Edited by Pedro Azara

A beautifully illustrated exploration of how Latif Al Ani’s photographs and contemporary Iraqi artists continue to challenge the colonial appropriation of Iraq’s ancient past

Plato Goes to China Plato Goes to China: The Greek Classics and Chinese Nationalism Shadi Bartsch

The surprising story of how Greek classics are being pressed into use in contemporary China to support the regime’s political agenda

Greek Fire, Poison Arrows, and Scorpion Bombs Greek Fire, Poison Arrows, and Scorpion Bombs: Unconventional Warfare in the Ancient World Adrienne Mayor

A gripping and groundbreaking history of how ancient cultures developed and used biological, chemical, and other unconventional weapons of war

Fossil Legends of the First Americans Fossil Legends of the First Americans Adrienne Mayor

The burnt-red badlands of Montana's Hell Creek are a vast graveyard of the Cretaceous dinosaurs that lived 68 million years ago. Those hills were, much later, also home to the Sioux, the Crows, and the Blackfeet, the first people to...

Belief and Cult Belief and Cult: Rethinking Roman Religion Jacob L. Mackey

A groundbreaking reinterpretation that draws on cognitive theory to show that belief wasn’t absent from—but rather was at the heart of—Roman religion

That Tyrant, Persuasion That Tyrant, Persuasion: How Rhetoric Shaped the Roman World J. E. Lendon

How rhetorical training influenced deeds as well as words in the Roman Empire

Celestial Aspirations Celestial Aspirations: Classical Impulses in British Poetry and Art Philip Hardie

A unique look at how classical notions of ascent and flight preoccupied early modern British writers and artists

The Folds of Olympus The Folds of Olympus: Mountains in Ancient Greek and Roman Culture Jason König

A cultural and literary history of mountains in classical antiquity

Plato's Second Republic Plato's Second Republic: An Essay on the Laws André Laks

An argument for why Plato’s Laws can be considered his most important political dialogue

Of Rule and Office Of Rule and Office: Plato's Ideas of the Political Melissa Lane

A constitutionalist reading of Plato’s political thought

The Civic Bargain The Civic Bargain: How Democracy Survives Brook Manville and Josiah Ober

A powerful case for democracy and how it can adapt and survive—if we want it to

Divine Institutions Divine Institutions: Religions and Community in the Middle Roman Republic Dan-el Padilla Peralta

How religious ritual united a growing and diversifying Roman Republic