This volume includes a wealth of helpful footnotes; more than a dozen maps and illustrations; a chronology of the Archaic Age; a glossary of main characters, places, and terms; suggested further reading; and an index of proper nouns.Read more.
This compilation of excerpts from Plutarch's Greek Lives contain the passages of greatest historical significance from fifteen biographies, ranging from Theseus in earliest times to Phocion in the late fourth century BCE. Read more.
A set of excerpts from Herodotus' Histories, the story of the Greek conflict with Persia that culminated in 480 B.C. Read more.
Passages taken largely from Arrian's Anabasis, but supplemented occasionally by other sources, give the essential story of Alexander's life and conquests in 356-323 B.C. Read more.