On Sparta

Author: Plutarch
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141925507
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Plutarch's vivid and engaging portraits of the Spartans and their customs are a major source of our knowledge about the rise and fall of this remarkable Greek city-state between the sixth and third centuries BC. Through his Lives of Sparta ...

On Sparta

Author: Plutarch
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141925507
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Asanundergraduate I had theprivilege oftutorials on Sparta with A. G.Woodhead,
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Plutarch On Sparta

Author: Plutarch
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140444636
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Two more of Plutarch's lives, covering the careers of the Spartan kings, Agis and Cleomenes.

A History Of My Times

Author: Xenophon
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141926856
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Xenophon's History recounts nearly fifty turbulent years of warfare in Greece between 411 and 362 BC. Continuing the story of the Peloponnesian War at the point where Thucydides finished his magisterial history, this is a fascinating ...

Spartan Women

Author: Sarah B. Pomeroy
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198030003
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This is the first book-length examination of Spartan women, covering over a thousand years in the history of women from both the elite and lower classes.

Rome In Crisis

Author: Plutarch
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141959738
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Bringing together nine biographies from Plutarch's Parallel Lives series, this edition examines the lives of major figures in Roman history, from Lucullus (118-57 BC), an aristocratic politician and conqueror of Eastern kingdoms, to Otho ...

Women In The Classical World

Author: Elaine Fantham
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199762163
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Penguin Books: From The Erotic Poems by Ovid (Penguin Classics 1982) ,
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Conversations Of Socrates

Author: Xenophon
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141915447
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Xenophon's portrait is the only one other than Plato's to survive, and while it offers a very personal interpretation of Socratic thought, it also reveals much about the man and his philosophical views.

The Obstacle Is The Way

Author: Ryan Holiday
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101620595
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