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Other reviewers have covered the subject matter of this book in great detail. As I am not a classicist, I will let those reviews speak for themselves. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Wayne Gordon
I am reading it for the second time......hard to find a single volume on this subject, that is so easy to read, flows, and does not get bogged down in detail which nobody really... Read morePublished 3 months ago by alan fishman
Wonderful exposition of what the classical world means for today. Great anecdotes and a generalist approach. For both the specialists and the curious.Published 9 months ago by Upuaut
I've read much ancient history relevant to the Greeks and Romans. This is the best - comprehensive, detailed, easily read, and entertaining. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Janis A Hyatt
This book reads a bit like an older high school primer in this subject area. For a novice here, there is a great deal to learn but also a great deal is left out. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Joseph Bishop
Professor Lane Fox gives us this personal version of thousand years of ancient history, from the Greeks to the time of Emperor Hadrian. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Eric Mascarin Perigault
I think this is a very well-written history of the ancient world, but it is, sadly, a very lame and slipshod port to the kindle format. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Tom
One of the best books I have purchased, as it explained the history of the great Caesars of Rome from the beginning to the last one.Published 23 months ago by John Dean
To write a book on this subject, an author requires a depth of knowledge that is not available to your average scribe and Lane Fox displays all the credentials for the task. Read morePublished 24 months ago by RR