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once upon a time ~ ancient world

Description: Historic fiction in chitons and togas. Ancient greece, ancient rome, ancient egypt and so forth

Members: 5 participating members (show all)

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1
473 members, 5 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2), nessreader (3)

Score: 6.4

2
3,814 members, 89 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1), nessreader (11)

Score: 6.2

3
8,959 members, 70 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: inge87 (3), aulsmith (3)

Score: 6.08

4
1,292 members, 17 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: nessreader (2), inge87 (5)

Score: 6.04

5
513 members, 8 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: inge87 (1), nessreader (16)

Score: 6

6
2,512 members, 39 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: inge87 (6), nessreader (8)

Score: 4.93

7
1,298 members, 36 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5), nessreader (12)

Score: 4.82

8
2,100 members, 78 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (7), nessreader (13)

Score: 4.57

9
1,235 members, 21 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (9), nessreader (14)

Score: 4.38

Explanations:

aulsmith (9): I found this a slow read, but it does cover the entire ancient world

10
353 members, 13 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: nessreader (1)

Score: 4

11
97 members, 6 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: cf66 (1)

Score: 4

12
396 members, 17 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: cf66 (2)

Score: 3.36

13
18 members, 1 review
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: inge87 (2)

Score: 3.36

14
1,677 members, 37 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: cf66 (3)

Score: 3.04

15
4,090 members, 43 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4)

Score: 2.83

16
51 members, 7 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: nessreader (4)

Score: 2.83

17
28 members, 1 review
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: inge87 (4)

Score: 2.83

18
1,901 members, 59 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: nessreader (5)

Score: 2.68

19
2,062 members, 45 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6)

Score: 2.56

20
114 members, 5 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: nessreader (6)

Score: 2.56

21
216 members, 2 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: nessreader (7)

Score: 2.46

22
33 members, 0 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: inge87 (7)

Score: 2.46

23
21,648 members, 277 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

aulsmith (8): Ancient India

24
296 members, 12 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: inge87 (8)

Score: 2.38

25
1,335 members, 12 reviews
3.21 stars (3.21 stars)

Lists: nessreader (9)

Score: 2.31

26
1,738 members, 22 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10)

Score: 2.25

27
354 members, 3 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: nessreader (10)

Score: 2.25

28
637 members, 13 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

aulsmith (11): Another slow read, but well written

29
93 members, 3 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: nessreader (15)

Score: 2.03

30
1,474 members, 72 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: nessreader (17)

Score: 1.97

31
92 members, 1 review
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: nessreader (19)

Score: 1.92

32
74 members, 0 reviews
3.04 stars (3.04 stars)

Lists: nessreader (20)

Score: 1.89

33
1,395 members, 16 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: nessreader (21)

Score: 1.87

34
14,435 members, 353 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: nessreader (22)

Score: 1.85

35
3,154 members, 235 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: nessreader (23)

Score: 1.83

36
1,393 members, 22 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: nessreader (25)

Score: 1.79

37
184 members, 3 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: nessreader (26)

Score: 1.77

38
681 members, 22 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: nessreader (27)

Score: 1.76

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0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: nessreader (28)

Score: 1.74

40
74 members, 5 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: nessreader (29)

Score: 1.72

41
28 members, 4 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: nessreader (30)

Score: 1.71

42
128 members, 7 reviews
3.35 stars (3.35 stars)

Lists: nessreader (31)

Score: 1.7

43
1,437 members, 27 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: nessreader (18)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: < 0

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I wouldn't count Byzantium as the ancient world

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636 members, 48 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: nessreader (24)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: < 0

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I would call this more speculative fantasy rather than historical fiction about the ancient world

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About this list

Started by: nessreader (May 2015)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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