all ebooks in category: Historical Greece Biographies

«Byron's Women» by Alexander Larman
English | ISBN: 9781784082017 | EPUB | 3.5 MB

One was the mother who bore him; three were women who adored him; one was the sister he slept with; one was his abused and …

Alexander the Great: Selections from Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius
English | March 15, 2005 | ISBN: 0872207285, 0872207277 | EPUB | 224 pages | 0.8 MB

Comprising relevant selections from the four ancient writers whose portraits of Alexander the Great still survive–Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius–this volume provides a complete …

The Life of Alcibiades: Dangerous Ambition and the Betrayal of Athens
English | October 15, 2019 | ISBN: 1501719750 | PDF | 228 pages | 1.86 MB

This biography of Alcibiades, the charismatic Athenian statesman and general (c. 450–404 BC) who achieved both renown and infamy during the Peloponnesian War, is both …

«Ancient Medicine» by Hippocrates
English | ISBN: 9781911495765 | EPUB | 1.4 MB

The art of Medicine would not have been invented at first, nor would it have been made a subject of investigation (for there would have …

The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life
English | December 15th, 2010 | ISBN: 1400076013, 1400041791 | 544 pages | EPUB | 3.07 MB

We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did. His aphorism 'The unexamined life is not worth living' may have originated …

The Reluctant Emperor: A Biography of John Cantacuzene, Byzantine Emperor and Monk, c. 1295-1383
English | ISBN: 0521522013 | 2002 | 226 pages | PDF | 25 MB

This is a biography of one of the most unusual Byzantine emperors in Constantinople who reigned from 1347 to 1354, and subsequently spent thirty years …

Cockleshell Commando: The Memoirs of Bill Sparks [Repost]
English | October 20, 2008 | ISBN: 0850529298 | 224 pages | EPUB | 8.79 Mb

One of only two survivors of the famous Cockleshell Hero raid, Bill Sparks' war and postwar career has never before been told in full. In …