History in the Making

We Live History

Interested in further reading or just curious if I'm making it all up? These aren't all of the books and sources that I've used but here are several I have found myself going back to. 


Democracy’s Beginning –  Thomas Mitchell

Democracy : A Life –  Paul Cartledge

The Birth of Politics – Melissa Lane

Aristotle and Xenophon on Democracy and Oligarchy –  JM Moore

Ancient Greece - Thomas Martin

History of the Peloponnesian War  –  Thucydides

The Landmark Thucydides  –  Robert Strassler

The Landmark Herodotus - Robert Strassler

The Landmark Xenophon - Robert Strassler

The Political Organization of Attica - John Traill

Shouts, murmurs, and votes: Acclamation and aggregation in ancient Greece - Melissa Schwartzberg

Democracy: Electoral and Athenian - Sheldon S. Wolin

War, disenfranchisement and the fall of the ancient Athenian democracy - George Tridimas 

Morality, institutions and the wealth of nations: Some lessons from ancient Greece - George C. Bitros, Anastassios D. Karayiannis 

Introducing the Ancient Greeks –  Edith Hall

A War Like No Other  – Victor Davis Hanson

The Peloponnesian War –  Donald Kagan

On the Constitution – The Federalist Papers by Hamilton, Madison, and Jay, edited by Ralph Gabriel

Parallel Lives – Plutarch (Solon, Lycurgus, Themistocles, Pericles, Cimon, Aristides)

Works and Days – Hesiod

Thoughts on Government – Adams

Mixing Larceny with the Spirit of Justice: Rousseau as the modern Lycurgus – Dorina Verli

Ancient Greece: From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times – Thomas R. Martin

Persian Fire - Tom Holland

The Battle of Salamis - Barry Strauss

Thermopylae - Paul Cartledge

The Attic Theatre - A.E Haigh

Everyday Life in Classical Athens - T.B.L. Webster

Greek Theatre Practice - Michael J. Walton