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Robin Lane Fox
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Robin Lane Fox is a Fellow and Garden Master of New College, Oxford, and a University Reader in Ancient History. His books include Alexander the Great, Pagans and Christians, The Unauthorized Version, and The Classical World. Since 1970 he has also been gardening correspondent for the Financial Times.

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Travelling Heroes
In the Epic Age of Homer
Written by Robin Lane Fox


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $21.95

The myths of the ancient Greeks have inspired us for thousands of years. Where did the famous stories of the battles of their gods develop and spread across the world? The celebrated classicist Robin Lane Fox draws on a lifetime’s knowledge of the ancient world, and on his own travels, answering... Read more >
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Travelling Heroes

Written by Robin Lane Fox


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $14.99

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Annals and Histories

Written by Tacitus
Translated by Alfred Church and William Brodribb
Introduction by Robin Lane Fox
Noted by Eleanor Cowan


Format: Hardcover, 888 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $32.00

The complete historical works of the greatest chronicler of the Roman Empire in a wholly revised and updated translation.

A brilliant narrator and a master stylist, Tacitus served as administrator and senator, a career that gave him an intimate view of the empire at its highest levels, and of the dramatic, violent... Read more >
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