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Introducing the Classical world
Introducing the Classical world

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A219 course textbooks
Pomeroy, S.B., Burstein, S.M., Donlan, W. and Roberts, J.T. (2004) A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society and Culture, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Hornblower, S. and Spawforth, A. (eds) (1998) The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Radice, B. (trans.) (1969) The Letters of Pliny the Younger, London: Penguin.
Lattimore, R. (trans.) (2002) The Odyssey of Homer, London: HarperCollins.
Beard, M. and Crawford, M. (1999) Rome in the Late Republic, London: Duckworth.
Ancient sources
Herodotus, Histories 1.30 and 7.152, in de Sélincourt, A. (trans.), revised by J. Marincola (2002) Herodotus: Histories, London: Penguin.
Modern scholarship
Kraft, J.C., RappJr., G., Szemler, G.J., Tziavos, C. and Kase, E.W. (1987) ‘The Pass at Thermopylae, Greece’, Journal of Field Archaeology, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 181–98.