Ancient Greece

The Sacred Land

By H.N. Turteltaub - Published 2003

Genres:

Adventure

Sostratos and Menedemos, the young Rhodian merchants and owners of the Aphrodite, are not afraid to take their ship where no other trader ...Read Review

The Gates of Hell

By Paul Doherty - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Paul Doherty, prolific writer of historical mysteries, returns to the campaigns of Alexander the Great. The third in his series opens with the ...Read Review

The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek

By Barry Cunliffe - Published 2003

Genres:

AdventureBiographical FictionNautical

Archaeologist Cunliffe presents a proposal of Pytheas’s journey, around 330 B.C., from Massalia to the British Isles and the Eastern coasts of ...Read Review

Sappho’s Leap

By Erica Jong - Published 2003

Genres:

What a historical novel this could have been, a retelling of the life of the iconic poet Sappho! A brilliantly written prologue fires ...Read Review

The Wine of Agamemnon

By John McKiernan - Published 2002

Genres:

“My name is Odysseus…” Yet another retelling of the Trojan War? Yes – by that cleverest of men, Odysseus. So old he has outlived ...Read Review

The Gryphon’s Skull

By H.N. Turteltaub - Published 2002

Genres:

AdventureNautical

It’s another sailing season for Menedemos and his cousin Sostratos, the traders of luxury items we met in H. N. Turteltaub’s ...Read Review

Fire From Heaven

By Mary Renault - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The reissue of Renault’s classic trilogy about the life and death of Alexander the Great is welcome indeed, for long-time fans and ...Read Review

The Persian Boy

By Mary Renault - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The reissue of Renault’s classic trilogy about the life and death of Alexander the Great is welcome indeed, for long-time fans and ...Read Review

Funeral Games

By Mary Renault - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The reissue of Renault’s classic trilogy about the life and death of Alexander the Great is welcome indeed, for long-time fans and ...Read Review

The Eye of Cybele

By Daniel Chavarria - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

This novel is set in Athens, roughly 430 BCE. The plot revolves around the hero, Alcibiades, a stuttering, physically beautiful general whose Olympic and ...Read Review