Ancient Greece


By Adele Geras - Published 2005Published 2006


Children/Young AdultEpic

This stunning novel retells the Odyssey, all from the point of view of those waiting for the hero those long, lonely years in ...Read Review

Before the Dawn of Alexander the Great

By Faye Turner - Published 2005


Alternate HistoryFantasy

Daneion Pelos is a Greek physician and peddler. In his travels, he meets Olympias, a princess of Epirus and descendant of Achilles, who ...Read Review

The Moon Runners

By Mary Lennox - Published 2004



In ancient Greece, Atalante, the Princess of Thessaly, and Melanion, the Prince of Macedonia, unite to prevent war between their two lands. Their ...Read Review

The Odyssey of Homer

By R.L. Eickhoff (trans.) -



I first read The Odyssey in a child’s version that may have been meager, but was certainly sufficient to begin a lifetime ...Read Review

Owls to Athens

By H.N. Turteltaub - Published 2004



Fourth in a series, Owls to Athens advances the adventures of the intrepid Rhodian merchants, Sostratos and Menedemos. In the chaotic post-Alexander world, ...Read Review

Pandora of Athens: 399 B.C.

By Barry Denenberg - Published 2004


Children/Young Adult

The title character of Pandora of Athens: 399 B.C., Barry Denenberg’s latest contribution to Scholastic’s Life and Times series, is a ...Read Review

Voices of the Trojan War

By Kate Hovey - Published 2005


Children/Young Adult

As in previous books (Ancient Voices and Arachne Speaks), mask-maker and poet Kate Hovey draws from the myths of classical antiquity, this time ...Read Review

Champion of the Dead

By Patrick Hatten - Published 2003



Ancient Athens is the setting for this murder mystery solved by a welcome new sleuth, Idas, a metic (half-citizen). As such, our hero ...Read Review

The Virtues of War

By Steven Pressfield - Published 2004


Biographical FictionMilitary

“I have always been a soldier” are the first words we hear from Alexander the Great in this new biographical novel. Driven by ...Read Review

Age of Bronze Volume 2: Sacrifice

By Eric Shanower - Published 2004



Continuing the epic saga of the Trojan War – all of the Trojan War, including back stories, side myths, and other matter usually cut ...Read Review