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28 Best Ancient History Books of All Time

Our goal: Find the best Ancient History books according to the internet (not just one random person's opinion).

    Here's what we did:
  1. Type "best ancient history books" into our search engine and study the top 5+ pages.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
    (It was a lot of work. But hey! That's why we're here, right?)

(Updated 2024)

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Last Updated: Monday 1 Jan, 2024

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  3. 4
    The Iliad
  4. 5
    I, Claudius
  5. 6
  6. 7
    The Landmark Herodotus
  7. 10
    The Twelve Caesars
  8. 15
    The Symposium
  9. 19
  10. 20
    The Celts
  11. 23
    Women in Ancient Greece
  12. 24
    The Greeks and Greek Love
  13. 26
    Death in Ancient Rome

    Death in Ancient Rome

    Catharine Edwards

  14. 27
    The Age of the Parthians

    The Age of the Parthians

    Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis

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