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In 5th-century BCE Athens, the great Panathenaia festival, with its mix of artistic and athletic competitions, is about to start, and playwright Philocles ...Read Review
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After his comedy’s success in Athens, playwright Philocles and his actors are shipped off to Corinth, to bolster the wary alliance between ...Read Review
Imagine being a new playwright in 443 BC Athens, on the eve of having your comedy performed at the Dyonisia festival… Proud middle-class citizen ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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