If improving your reading is your goal for 2016, you’ve come to the right place! Here are our hot new ancient history releases for January!
A few new releases for the historian on your shopping list!
Barry Strauss talks about his new book The Death of Caesar: The Story of History’s Most Famous Assassination.
In these four videos, Gene Kritsky, author of The Tears of Re, talks about beekeeping in Ancient Egypt
Leendert Weeda examines Vergil’s political views by analyzing the whole of the poet’s work and introduces the notion of the functional model, which suggests that the poet does not primarily have a literary objective, but a functional one.
Forget the Vandals – the fall of the Roman Empire can be explained by biology, according to a new book.
An Oxford academic has pieced together fragments of ancient epic poetry, revealing a new side to Ancient Greek culture in scenes of startling brutality, blasphemy, and even cannibalism.
Romans, Greeks and Amazons – 5 new books for fans of Ancient History!
Take this short quiz to be matched up with your ancient Amazon warrior name and to learn its true meaning. This quiz is based on new research by Adrienne Mayor, published in the book The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World.