The Classical World

An Epic History from Homer to Hadrian

By Robin Lane Fox
(Basic Books, Hardcover, 9780465024964, 672pp.)

Publication Date: October 2006

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Armies and empires, statesmen and tyrants--the acclaimed historian Robin Lane Fox vividly recounts the history of two great civilizations and one thousand years that forged the Western world




About the Author

Robin Lane Fox is a Fellow of New College, Oxford, where he has been a University Reader in Ancient History since 1990. His previous books include Alexander the Great, Pagans and Christians, and The Unauthorized Version: Truth and Fiction in the Bible. He writes a regular column in the Financial Times. He lives in Oxford, England.

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