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Spartan Warrior 735-331 BC

Written by Duncan Campbell
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $14.95

Immortalized through their exploits at the battle of Thermopylae under the legendary Leonidas, as well as countless other victories throughout the classical period, the Spartans were some of the best trained, organized, most feared and lethal warriors of the ancient world. This small state, known to the Ancient Greeks as Lakedaimon... Read more >
The Greek Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $12.99

The philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once said that all of Western philosophy was "but a series of footnotes to Plato." By the same token, one could argue that all of Western civilization is but an extension of the ancient Greek cultural legacy. The Greeks invented tragedy, comedy, lyric poetry, history, philosophy... Read more >
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The Greek Search for Wisdom
The Greek Search for Wisdom
Written by Michael K. Kellogg
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ISBN: 9781616145750
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The Greek Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: Hardcover, 341 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $28.00

The philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once said that all of Western philosophy was "but a series of footnotes to Plato." By the same token, one could argue that all of Western civilization is but an extension of the ancient Greek cultural legacy. The Greeks invented tragedy, comedy, lyric poetry, history, philosophy... Read more >
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Greek Fortifications of Asia Minor 500-130 BC
From the Persian Wars to the Roman Conquest
Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

Sandwiched between the heart of ancient Greece and the lands of Persia, the Greek cities of Western Anatolia were the spark that ignited some of the most iconic conflicts of the ancient world. Fought over repeatedly in the 5th century BC, their conquest by the Persians provided a casus belli for... Read more >
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Hittite Fortifications c.1650-700 BC

Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

In the second half of the third millennium BC the Indo-European tribe known as the Hittites migrated and settled in Central Anatolia, at that time a land of small city-states whose rulers lived in fortresses. These fortifications enabled the Hittites to transform themselves into a Bronze Age super-power defeating the Egyptians... Read more >
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Complete Poems
Complete Poems
Written by C.P. Cavafy, Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375700897
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Complete Poems

Written by C.P. Cavafy
Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $35.00

An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn’s acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy—including the first English translation of the poet’s final Unfinished Poems—now published in one handsome edition and featuring the fullest literary commentaries available in English, by the renowned critic, scholar, and international best-selling author of... Read more >
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Complete Poems
Complete Poems
Written by C.P. Cavafy, Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307959515
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Complete Poems

Written by C.P. Cavafy
Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $16.99

An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn’s acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy—including the first English translation of the poet’s final Unfinished Poems—now published in one handsome edition and featuring the fullest literary commentaries available in English, by the renowned critic, scholar, and international best-selling author of... Read more >
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The Roman Army
The Roman Army
Written by Chris McNab
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849088138
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The Roman Army
The Greatest War Machine of the Ancient World
Written by Chris McNab


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $18.95

The image of the Roman legionary is as familiar today as it was to the citizens - and enemies - of the vast Roman Empire two thousand years ago. This book goes beyond the stereotypes found in popular culture to examine the Roman Army from the first armed citizens of the... Read more >
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The Scythians 700-300 BC

Written by E.V. Cernenko
Illustrated by Angus McBride


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

Though the 'Scythian period' in the history of Eastern Europe lasted little more than 400 years, the impression these horsemen made upon the history of their times was such that a thousand years after they had ceased to exist as a sovereign people, their heartland and the territories which they dominated... Read more >
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Roman Republican Legionary 298-105 BC
Roman Republican Legionary 298-105 BC
Written by Nic Fields, Illustrated by Sean O' Brogain
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849087810
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Roman Republican Legionary 298-105 BC

Written by Nic Fields
Illustrated by Sean O' Brogain


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $18.95

Soon after the Caudine Forks fiasco, where Roman citizens had suffered the humiliation of being forced to pass under the yoke, an act symbolising their loss of warrior status, the tactical formation adopted by the Roman army underwent a radical change. Introduced as part of the Servian reforms, the legion had... Read more >
Pompey
Pompey
Written by Nic Fields, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849085724
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Pompey

Written by Nic Fields
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $17.95

Pompey, or Pompey the Great, was one of the best military leaders of the late Roman Republic. His campaigns against the Marians, his battles in Hispania and his defeat of the Mediterranean pirates launched him to political stardom where he became an ally of Julius Caesar and a member of the... Read more >
Roman Centurions 31 BC-AD 500
Roman Centurions 31 BC-AD 500
Written by Raffaele D'Amato, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849087957
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Roman Centurions 31 BC-AD 500
The Classical and Late Empire
Written by Raffaele D'Amato
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $17.95

In the years between 31 BC and AD 500 the Romans carved out a mighty empire stretching from Britain to the deserts of North Africa. The men who spearheaded this expansion were the centurions, the tough, professional warriors who led from the front, exerted savage discipline and provided a role model... Read more >
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Roman Centurions 31 BC-AD 500
The Classical and Late Empire
Written by Raffaele D'Amato
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

In the years between 31 BC and AD 500 the Romans carved out a mighty empire stretching from Britain to the deserts of North Africa. The men who spearheaded this expansion were the centurions, the tough, professional warriors who led from the front, exerted savage discipline and provided a role model... Read more >
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The Hemlock Cup
The Hemlock Cup
Written by Bettany Hughes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400076017
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The Hemlock Cup
Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life
Written by Bettany Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $17.95

From the celebrated British author and historian: a brilliant new book combining historical inquiry and storytelling élan to paint an unprecedentedly vivid portrait of Socrates and the Golden Age of classical Athens.
 
We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did; in his unwavering commitment to truth and... Read more >
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Plataea 479 BC
Plataea 479 BC
Written by William Shepherd, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849085540
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Plataea 479 BC
Greece's greatest victory
Written by William Shepherd
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $21.95

Plataea was one of the biggest and most important land battles of pre-20th century history. Close to 100,000 hoplite and light-armed Greeks took on an even larger barbarian army that included elite Asian cavalry and infantry from as far away as India, with thousands of Greek hoplites and cavalry also fighting... Read more >
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Plataea 479 BC
The most glorious victory ever seen
Written by William Shepherd
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 239 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $15.99

Plataea was one of the biggest and most important land battles of pre-20th century history. Close to 100,000 hoplite and light-armed Greeks took on an even larger barbarian army that included elite Asian cavalry and infantry from as far away as India, with thousands of Greek hoplites and cavalry also fighting... Read more >
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The Landmark Arrian
The Landmark Arrian
Series edited by Robert B. Strassler, Edited by James Romm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400079674
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The Landmark Arrian
The Campaigns of Alexander
Series edited by Robert B. Strassler
Edited by James Romm


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $27.50

Arrian’s Campaigns of Alexander, widely considered the most authoritative history of the brilliant leader’s great conquests, is the latest addition to the acclaimed Landmark series.
 
After twelve years of hard-fought campaigns, Alexander the Great controlled a vast empire that was bordered by the Adriatic sea to the west and modern-day India...

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Saladin

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $9.95

This Osprey Command book looks closely at the early life, military experiences and key battlefield exploits of Al-Malik al-Nasir Yusuf Ibn Najm al-Din Ayyub Ibn Shahdi Abu'l-Muzaffar Salah al-Din - or Saladin as he is more commonly known outside the Islamic world - who is broadly regarded as the greatest hero... Read more >
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Cicero
Cicero
Written by Anthony Everitt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588360342
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Cicero
The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician
Written by Anthony Everitt


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $13.99

“All ages of the world have not produced a greater statesman and philosopher combined.”
—John Adams

He squared off against Caesar and was friends with young Brutus. He advised the legendary Pompey on his somewhat botched transition from military hero to politician. He lambasted Mark Antony and was master of the smear campaign... Read more >
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A War Like No Other
A War Like No Other
Written by Victor Hanson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588364906
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A War Like No Other
How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War
Written by Victor Hanson


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $13.99

One of our most provocative military historians, Victor Davis Hanson has given us painstakingly researched and pathbreaking accounts of wars ranging from classical antiquity to the twenty-first century. Now he juxtaposes an ancient conflict with our most urgent modern concerns to create his most engrossing work to date, A War Like... Read more >
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2
Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2
Written by Plutarch, Edited by Arthur Hugh Clough, Introduction by Tony Podlecki
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553897357
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2

Written by Plutarch
Edited by Arthur Hugh Clough
Introduction by Tony Podlecki


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

Plutarch's Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., is a brilliant social history of the ancient world by one of the greatest biographers and moralists of all time. In what is by far his most famous and influential work, Plutarch reveals the character and personality of his subjects... Read more >
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Dinner with Persephone
Dinner with Persephone
Written by Patricia Storace
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307765338
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Dinner with Persephone
Travels in Greece
Written by Patricia Storace


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $15.99

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

"Full of insights, marvelously entertaining . . . haunting and beautifully written."
--The New York Review of Books

"I lived in Athens, at the intersection of a prostitute and a saint."  So begins Patricia Storace's astonishing memoir of her year in Greece. Mixing affection with... Read more >
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Ghost on the Throne
Ghost on the Throne
Written by James Romm
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307701503
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Ghost on the Throne
The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire
Written by James Romm


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $12.99

Alexander the Great, perhaps the most commanding leader in history, united his empire and his army by the titanic force of his will. His death at the age of thirty-two spelled the end of that unity.

The story of Alexander’s conquest of the Persian empire is known to many readers, but the... Read more >
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The Ghosts of Cannae
The Ghosts of Cannae
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
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ISBN: 9780812978674
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The Ghosts of Cannae
Hannibal and the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $17.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

For millennia, Carthage’s triumph over Rome at Cannae in 216 B.C. has inspired reverence and awe. No general since has matched Hannibal’s most unexpected, innovative, and brutal military victory. Now Robert L. O’Connell, one of the most admired names in military history, tells the whole story of Cannae for the...

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Roman Centurions 753-31 BC
The Kingdom and the Age of Consuls
Written by Raffaele D'Amato
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $13.95

A perennially popular topic the ancient world continues to yield incredibly rich archaeological finds. Based on years of detailed research, Dr Raffaele D'Amato now presents a new history on the dress and equipment of Roman Centurions from the Roman kingdom to the height of the Republic. In addition, thanks to his... Read more >
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