The Landmark Ancient Histories
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  The secret of freedom is courage.”
 —Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War
Copyright © 2010 by Robert B. Strassler
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The Landmark Herodotus:
The Histories
Edited by Robert B. Strassler
Translated by Andrea L. Purvis
Introduction by Rosalind Thomas
Paperback, 1024 pages, Anchor, 2007
ISBN-10: 1400031141
ISBN-13: 978-1400031146
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, revised
2008 (First edition, 1996)
ISBN-10: 1416590870
ISBN-13: 978-1416590873
Paperback ISBN-10: 0684827905
ISBN-13: 978-0684827902
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
The Landmark Julius Caesar:
The Complete Works  
Edited by Kurt A. Raaflaub
Series Editor Robert B. Strassler
Introduction by
Hardcover, 896 pages, Pantheon, 2017
ISBN-10: 0307377865
ISBN-13: 978-0307377869
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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
A. B. Bosworth, Macquarie University, AUS
Gregory S. Bucher, University of Maryland
Olivier Büchsenschütz, CNRS, Ecole Normale
Supérieure. Paris, France
Duncan Campbell, University of Glasgow,
Scotland, UK
Maureen Carroll, University of Sheffield, UK
Paul Cartledge, A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek
Culture, University of Cambridge, UK
George L. Cawkwell, University College, Oxford,
Gregory Crane, Tufts University, MA
Cynthia Damon, University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, PA
Lukas De Blois, Radboud University, Nijmegen,
Carolyn Dewald, Bard College, NY
Arthur M. Eckstein, University of Maryland
Keith Fairbank, Brown University
Michael A. Flower, Princeton University, NJ
Andrew Ford, Princeton University, NJ
Jan-Felix Gaertner, University of Cologne
Judy E. Gaughan, Colorado State University,
Peter Green, University of Iowa
Luca Grillo, University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill
Erich S. Gruen, University of California, Berkeley
Victor Davis Hanson, California State University,
Waldemar Heckel, University of Calgary, CAN
Carolyn Higbie, State University of New York,
Nicolle Hirshfield, Trinity University, San
Antonio, TX
Frank L. Holt, University of Houston, TX
Martin Jehne, Technische Universitat Dresden
Alexa Jervis, Buckley School, NY
Christopher B. Krebs, Stanford University
Peter Krentz, Davidson College, NC
Donald Lateiner, Ohio Wesleyan University
John W. I. Lee, University of California, Santa
Josh Levithan, Independent Scholar
Alan B. Lloyd, University of Wales, UK
Dominic Machado, Wake Forest University
John Marincola, Florida State University
Thomas R, Martin, College of the Holy Cross, MA
Pamela Mensch, NY
Tom Moore, Durham University
Debra L. Nousek, University of Western Ontario
Andrea L. Purvis, Duke University, NC
Kurt A. Raaflaub, Brown University, RI
Ian Ralston, University of Edinburgh, Scotland,
John T. Ramsey, University of Illinois at Chicago
P. J. Rhodes, University of Durham, UK
James Romm, Bard College, NY [more]
Jonathan P. Roth, San José State University
Clare Rowan, University of Warwick, UK
Nathan Rosenstein, Ohio State University
Hester Schadee, University of Exeter
Richard Stoneman, University of Exeter, UK
Robert B. Strassler, Brookline, MA [more]
Richard J. A. Talbert, University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill
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
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