Popular Ancient History Books

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The Histories The Histories (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.94 — 61,014 ratings — published -440
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The Twelve Caesars The Twelve Caesars (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.05 — 21,013 ratings — published 119
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The Iliad The Iliad (Paperback)
by (shelved 70 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 3.79 — 324,815 ratings — published -800
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The Odyssey The Odyssey (Paperback)
by (shelved 66 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 3.69 — 845,947 ratings — published -800
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Cleopatra: A Life Cleopatra: A Life (Hardcover)
by (shelved 64 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 3.62 — 217,731 ratings — published 2006
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The Peloponnesian War The Peloponnesian War (Paperback)
by (shelved 50 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 4.09 — 6,139 ratings — published 2003
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The Punic Wars The Punic Wars (Hardcover)
by (shelved 45 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 4.15 — 2,927 ratings — published 2001
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Alexander the Great Alexander the Great (Paperback)
by (shelved 43 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 4.05 — 4,664 ratings — published 1973
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1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed (Hardcover)
by (shelved 40 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 3.51 — 3,864 ratings — published 2014
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The Persian Expedition The Persian Expedition (Paperback)
by (shelved 39 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 4.09 — 7,302 ratings — published -370
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The Conquest of Gaul The Conquest of Gaul (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.96 — 9,068 ratings — published -50
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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome (Hardcover)
by (shelved 38 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 4.12 — 15,466 ratings — published 2015
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The Campaigns of Alexander The Campaigns of Alexander (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.08 — 6,085 ratings — published 150
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I, Claudius (Claudius, #1) I, Claudius (Claudius, #1)
by (shelved 36 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 4.27 — 64,072 ratings — published 1934
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The Aeneid The Aeneid (Paperback)
by (shelved 35 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 3.79 — 103,691 ratings — published -17
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The Epic of Gilgamesh The Epic of Gilgamesh (Paperback)
by (shelved 34 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 3.59 — 64,012 ratings — published -2100
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The Spartacus War The Spartacus War (Hardcover)
by (shelved 34 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 3.81 — 1,558 ratings — published 2009
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The Rise of the Roman Empire The Rise of the Roman Empire (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.00 — 6,223 ratings — published -170
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The Histories The Histories (Paperback)
by (shelved 28 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 4.09 — 3,681 ratings — published 110
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The Civil War The Civil War (Paperback)
by (shelved 27 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 4.02 — 7,050 ratings — published -47
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The Song of Achilles The Song of Achilles (Hardcover)
by (shelved 26 times as ancient-history)
avg rating 4.22 — 81,423 ratings — published 2011
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“The fact that Ishtar's sexual encounters usually mingle eroticism with violence was pointed out by Harris (1990: 264). However, it is not because Ishtar shatters the boundaries of her sex by proposing marriage (a masculine act) that Gilgamesh is frightened.
-Women of Babylon: Gender and representation in Mesopotamia”
Zainab Bahrani

“Hate often separates those who ought to aid one another, since they are tending toward the same goal, and sympathy binds men together who are forced to do battle with one another.”
Guglielmo Ferrero, The Women of the Caesars

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