The Landmark Ancient Histories
In Print
“The secret of happiness is freedom.
  The secret of freedom is courage.”
 —Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War
Copyright © 2010 by Robert B. Strassler
Books in Print
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The Landmark Herodotus:
The Histories
Edited by Robert B. Strassler
Translated by Andrea L. Purvis
Introduction by Rosalind Thomas
Hardcover, 1024 pages, Pantheon, 2007
ISBN: 978-0-375-42109-9
Paperback, 1024 pages, Anchor, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3114-6
The Landmark Thucydides:
A Comprehensive Guide to
the Peloponnesian War  
Edited by Robert B. Strassler
Introduction by Victor Davis Hanson
Hardcover, 752 pages, Free Press, 2008
(First edition, 1996)
ISBN-10: 1416590870
ISBN-13: 9781416590873
The Landmark
Xenophon’s Hellenika
Edited by Robert B. Strassler
Translated by John Marincola
Introduction by David Thomas
Hardcover, 672 pages, Pantheon, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-375-42255-3
Paperback, Anchor Books, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3476-5
The Landmark Arrian:
The Campaigns of Alexander  
Edited by James Romm
Series Editor Robert B. Strassler
Translated by Pamela Mensch
Introduction by Paul Cartledge
Hardcover, 560 pages, Pantheon, 2010
ISBN: 978-0-375-42346-8
Forthcoming Titles
Julius Caesar, Polybius, Xenophon’s
Anabasis, and other titles are in
process with no scheduled
publication dates. As more
information becomes available, it
will be posted on the site.
Skyler Balbus, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, MA
Elizabeth Baynham, University of Newcastle, UK
Christopher Blackwell, Furman University, SC
Alan L. Boegehold, Brown University, RI
Eugene N. Borza, The Pennsylvania State University
A. B. Bosworth, Macquarie University, AUS
Paul Cartledge, A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture,
University of Cambridge, UK
George L. Cawkwell, University College, Oxford, UK
Gregory Crane, Tufts University, MA
Carolyn Dewald, Bard College, NY
Michael A. Flower, Princeton University, NJ
Andrew Ford, Princeton University, NJ
Peter Green, University of Iowa
Victor Davis Hanson, California State University, Fresno
Waldemar Heckel, University of Calgary, CAN
Carolyn Higbie, State University of New York, Buffalo
Nicolle Hirshfield, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
Frank L. Holt, University of Houston, TX
Peter Krentz, Davidson College, NC
Donald Lateiner, Ohio Wesleyan University
John W. I. Lee, University of California, Santa Barbara
Alan B. Lloyd, University of Wales, UK
John Marincola, Florida State University
Thomas R, Martin, College of the Holy Cross, MA
Pamela Mensch, New York, NY
Andrea L. Purvis, Duke University, NC
P. J. Rhodes, University of Durham, UK
James Romm, Bard College, NY [more]
Richard Stoneman, University of Exeter, UK
Robert B. Strassler, Brookline, MA [more]
David Thomas, Hertfordshire, UK
Rosalind Thomas, Balliol College, Oxford University, UK
Christopher Tuplin, University of Liverpool, UK
Everett L. Wheeler, Duke University, NC
William F. Wyatt, Brown University, RI
Contributing Authors of Introductions, Appendices, and Translations
Affiliations cited are based on status at the time of publication and may have changed