Synopses & Reviews
From Gladiator to 300, the true history of the classical world is revealed here and will include everything you need to know including: Why was Julius Caesar assassinated? Who were the Spartans? Where does democracy come from? Despite centuries of history, the ancient world still has a powerful hold upon the modern imagination.
About the Author
Steve Kershaw has a Ph.D. in the history of Greek mythology and has taught Classics at Oxford University. He is the editor of The Penguin Dictionary of Classical Mythology and the author of A Brief Guide to the Greek Myths. He lives in the Oxfordshire village of Deddington.