Antiquity

Herodotus' Histories Vol 1

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Herodotus


The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histori…

Commentaries on the Gallic War

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Gaius Julius Caesar


Commentarii de Bello Gallico (English: Commentaries on the Gallic War) is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a…

The Wars of the Jews

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Flavius Josephus


The Wars of the Jews (or The History of the Destruction of Jerusalem, or as it usually appears in modern English translations, The Jewish Wa…

History Of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Vol. 1

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Gaston Maspero


History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria is the masterwork of one of the fathers of modern egyptology. This work, in t…

The Antiquities of the Jews, Volume 2

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Flavius Josephus


Antiquities of the Jews was a work published by the important Jewish historian Flavius Josephus about the year 93 or 94. Antiquities of the …

The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

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Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus


The Twelve Caesars is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire. The work was written in 12…

A Short History of Scotland

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Andrew Lang


A Short History of Scotland is a concise introduction to the history of Scotland from Roman times to the last Jacobite rebellion, written by…

Germania

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Publius Cornelius Tacitus


The Germania (Latin: De Origine et situ Germanorum, literally The Origin and Situation of the Germans), written by Gaius Cornelius Tacitus a…

Immortality and the Unseen World

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W. O. E. Oesterley


The full title of this book is Immortality and the Unseen World - A Study in Old Testament Religion. Oesterley describes the beliefs that pr…

The Antiquities of the Jews, Volume 3

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Flavius Josephus


Antiquities of the Jews was a work published by the important Jewish historian Flavius Josephus about the year 93 or 94. Antiquities of the …

Herodotus' Histories Vol 2

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Herodotus


The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histori…

The Antiquities of the Jews, Volume 4

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Flavius Josephus


Antiquities of the Jews was a work published by the important Jewish historian Flavius Josephus about the year 93 or 94. Antiquities of the …

Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 1

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Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus


Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral …

Herodotus' Histories Vol 3

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Herodotus


The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histori…

Anabasis

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Xenophon


Xenophon the Athenian was born 431 B.C. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans, and was exiled from Athens. Sparta gave hi…

A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great, Vol I

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John Bagnell Bury


J. B. Bury wrote his “History of Greece” before World War I, but it was such a good overview of classical Greek history that the third editi…

Early Kings of Norway

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Thomas Carlyle


"The Icelanders, in their long winter, had a great habit of writing; and were, and still are, excellent in penmanship. It is to this fa…

History of the Christian Church During the First Six Centuries

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Samuel Cheetham


The intention of this work is to provide a sketch of the History of the Church in the first six centuries of its existence, resting througho…

Ten Books on Architecture

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Marcus Vitruvius Pollio


On Architecture is a treatise on architecture written by the Roman architect Vitruvius and dedicated to his patron, the emperor Caesar Augus…

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. III

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

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