On the War for Greek Freedom
Selections from the Histories
Translated by Samuel Shirley; Edited, with Introduction and Annotation, by James Romm
A set of excerpts from Herodotus' Histories, the story of the Greek conflict with Persia that culminated in 480 B.C. Read more.
Alexander the Great
Selections from Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch,
and Quintus Curtius
Edited, with Introduction, by James Romm; Translated by
Pamela Mensch and James Romm
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.