Big news! LibraryThing is now free to all! Read the blog post and discuss the change on Talk.
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Ancient History

Group for talking about ancient history, particularly Greek and Roman, but also including that of other ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern peoples.

Total members: 2,057 members

Recent members: TristanJohn, KajaSF, ReneeMarie, shkenney, Social-biblio, StrangerThing, Lagow, marta.hpl, remember_the_alimony, Kornka, Crown_Royal1, DeusXMachina, vlodko62, deepthought42, carlym, MavenMatilda, Ifor, Bowerbirds-Library, seshenibi, Trovatore, aodha, Fingersnarl, KeriA3, swmiller, thurible, Rajendra_Choudhry, Ellandra, woodyh, skp2120, ejmw

Tags: history (9), Ancient History (7), Classics (5), Ancient Greece (4), Ancient Rome (3), (show all)Ancient Egypt (3), ancient world (3), classical history (3), archaeology (2), antiquity (2), Rome (2), classical studies (2), Greece (2), Mesopotamia (2), Greek (1), Egypt (1), Roman (1), non-fiction (1), book-topics (1), greco-roman (1), books (1), time periods (1)

Administrators: timspalding (creator)

Post a new topic
Topics messagesLast message 
Epic of Gilgamesh 9MartinLMorgan, May 3ignore
Origin of Greek civilization 2MarthaJeanne, April 2ignore
Neanderthals ate sharks and dolphins 6MarthaJeanne, April 1ignore
Lost Fragment of Ancient Continent Discovered ...! 1Rood, March 21ignore
New Sumerian find 1Crypto-Willobie, February 1ignore
Loeb Classical Library 333ironjaw, January 13ignore
Neanderthals on the Islands of the Aegean Sea ... 200,000 years ago 1Rood, October 2019ignore
First Americans Came By Sea 4madpoet, August 2019ignore
The Hittites: a civilization almost lost to history 1Gordopolis, June 2019ignore
[Prehistoric and Roman Essex] by James Kemble 2MarthaJeanne, April 2019ignore
Did climate change undermine the Byzantine Empire? 2cemanuel, April 2019ignore
Ancient Stone Circle (Not Very Ancient) 3Crypto-Willobie, February 2019ignore
Christian Marek, In the land of a thousand gods 2MarthaJeanne, January 2019ignore
Newly Discovered 4,000 year-old Egyptian Tomb 1Rood, December 2018ignore
"Lost" city of Tenea found in Greece 1Rood, November 2018ignore
Lives of the Eminent Philosophers 6shikari, October 2018ignore
The Gothic War 376-382 AD 3Gordopolis, July 2018ignore
Oldest text of the Odyssey (not) 6Nicole_VanK, July 2018ignore
The Western Roman Empire is Falling 45Arminij, July 2018ignore
History In the News - Part IX 217varielle, May 2018ignore
roman ruins found under new metro stop in Rome 4mnleona, May 2018ignore
Reading List for 2018 36pmackey, April 2018ignore
Found: 4,400 Year-old Egyptian Burial Chamber 2MarthaJeanne, February 2018ignore
Alexander the Great - Robin Lane Fox 10timspalding, January 2018ignore
Iliad Editions 5shikari, January 2018ignore
Just in time fro Xmas! 6PossMan, November 2017ignore
Oldest Extant Manuscripts of Ancient Works 16anthonywillard, November 2017ignore
The Diadochi 23PlasticGangsta, August 2017ignore
Was Hercules an African super hero before he became a Greek god? 140Rood, June 2017ignore
Best translations of the claasics 76jsimonharris, January 2017ignore
Norton Critical Edition of Ancient laws? 5timspalding, December 2016ignore
Iliad by George Chapman 3shikari, December 2016ignore
Best classical literature for children? 29timspalding, October 2016ignore
George Grote's History of Greece 4shikari, October 2016ignore
Beginning Greek, Again and Again 10cs80, September 2016ignore
Centurion 12shikari, September 2016ignore
Oxford Red Commentaries 6shikari, September 2016ignore
First Farmers 3stellarexplorer, July 2016ignore
Philistines cemetery 4cpg, July 2016ignore
Meditations? 19anthonywillard, June 2016ignore
Historians Admit To Inventing Ancient Greeks 49PhaedraB, May 2016ignore
Roman Glass Factory Discovered in Israel 5timspalding, April 2016ignore
"Making a Monster" 5timspalding, March 2016ignore
Dumb Cuneiform 18DylanCallens, March 2016ignore
Babylon Astronomy Cuneiform Tablet 5_Zoe_, February 2016ignore
Ancient Greek Hero course 1richardbsmith, January 2016ignore
Christopher Logue's War Music 11CarltonC, November 2015ignore
Ancient Greek Fort of Acra Discovered 2stellarexplorer, November 2015ignore
Extinct kind of tree revived 5anthonywillard, August 2015ignore
Classics of India 11henkl, August 2015ignore
The New Iliad Translation 9shikari, June 2015ignore
Works Similar to Homer's Iliad 46Colby_Glass, June 2015ignore
Bending Pilum 4Ammianus, June 2015ignore
On William Marshall 7Betelgeuse, June 2015ignore
Hello Y'all! 9MarysGirl, June 2015ignore
Greeks at War: Homer at Troy (edx / MOOC) 1cs80, April 2015ignore
Ancient History Magazine 15marieke54, March 2015ignore
Roman soldiers and Homer 1robertajl, February 2015ignore
Loeb classical library 11WMGOATGRUFF, January 2015ignore
Unlocking Scrolls Preserved in Vesuvius' Eruption 6RabidGerbil, January 2015ignore
"The Story of Sinuhe" 3setnahkt, January 2015ignore
Army of Cambyses 4Nicole_VanK, December 2014ignore
Latin classes 20MarysGirl, July 2014ignore
How do you organize your books? :-) 222nandadevi, July 2014ignore
Benjamin Jowett's Plato 33JohnSophist, July 2014ignore
Climate Change Theory Support for Bronze Age Collapse 11richardbsmith, May 2014ignore
Aeneid quote at the 9/11 Memorial 9messpots, April 2014ignore
Satellites Reveal "New" Mesopotamian Archaeology Sites 1NLytle, April 2014ignore
One Fun Dinner by the Classics Dept 8anthonywillard, April 2014ignore
Attila the Hun? 13timspalding, April 2014ignore
Online annotated Latin and Greek Reading Texts from Dickinson College 10anthonywillard, March 2014ignore
100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (That Are Older Than 200 Years) 28affle, February 2014ignore
New poems by Sappho 2MMcM, February 2014ignore
Looking for good Ancient Egyptian, Assyrian, Hittite, etc military history books 7quicksiva, February 2014ignore
Ian Hughes' bad news 3MarysGirl, February 2014ignore
Looking for a good biography (or "life and times" type of book) on Nero. 7rolandperkins, January 2014ignore
Rome: The Aurelian Wall 3anthonywillard, January 2014ignore
What I hope to read in 2014. 9nathanielcampbell, December 2013ignore
Was Socrates black? 145Sasongko, December 2013ignore
New Herodotus 18anthonywillard, November 2013ignore
Anyone doing the Coursera class on Greek Mythology? 13JerryMmm, November 2013ignore
Travelling in the Roman Empire--interactive transport map 10cemanuel, November 2013ignore
Loeb Price Increase Nov 15th 1NLytle, October 2013ignore
I take it, it's "Talk Like a Pirate" Day? 5MarysGirl, October 2013ignore
Middle Platonism and Neoplatonism sources 7cemanuel, September 2013ignore
Alfred Duggan! 27DinadansFriend, August 2013ignore
Where do you get your books? 167SteveJohnson, August 2013ignore
Why did Socrates refuse to write any books. 94PhaedraB, August 2013ignore
Cleopatra; A Life by Stacy Schiff 36southernbooklady, August 2013ignore
British Museum 19Petroglyph, August 2013ignore
Those celebrity Natufians -- Always in the News! 7anthonywillard, July 2013ignore
Classical Histories 39anthonywillard, June 2013ignore
Penguin classics with the Greek/Latin plus English? 4Feicht, May 2013ignore
Lindsay Powell's "Germanicus" ? 7Feicht, May 2013ignore
On Suetonius, and TV about Roman Art. 8guido47, May 2013ignore
Tirant Lo Blanc by Juan Martorell 6Dzerzhinsky, April 2013ignore
"Quo Vadis" find 12groovykinda, April 2013ignore
Aristotle for beginners 32vy0123, April 2013ignore
Cambridge Ancient History set 3oldfolkgc, February 2013ignore

Search members' books

Group pictures (3)


This group allows all members to add pictures.

(see all 3 group pictures)

Activity level:
Members: 2,057
Language: English
Group id: ancienthistory
Created: Jul 24, 2006

RSS Feeds

Recent messages
Recent members
Recent books added
Recent groups created


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 146,707,306 books! | Top bar: Always visible