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The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome by Susan Wise BauerBook 1
The History of the Medieval World: From the Conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade by Susan Wise BauerBook 2
The History of the Renaissance World: From the Rediscovery of Aristotle to the Conquest of Constantinople by Susan Wise BauerBook 3

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Recommendations

  1. The Birth of Classical Europe: A History from Troy to Augustine by Simon Price (2010)
  2. The Crusades: The War for the Holy Land by Thomas Asbridge (2010)
  3. The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Middle Ages: Volume 1, 350-950 by Robert Fossier (1986)
  4. Renaissance and reform : the Italian contribution by Frances A. Yates (1983)
  5. The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory by Susan Wise Bauer (2015)
  6. The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 1: Ancient Times, From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Empire by Susan Wise Bauer (2001)
  7. Life in Ancient Mesopotamia by Shilpa Mehta-Jones (2005)
  8. Rats, Bulls & Flying Machines: A History of the Renaissance & Reformation (Core Chronicles Ser. 1) by Deborah M. Prum (1999)
  9. The Fall of the Roman Empire: A New History of Rome and the Barbarians by Peter Heather (2005)
  10. Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World by Thomas Cahill (2013)
  11. The Restoration of Rome: Barbarian Popes and Imperial Pretenders by Peter Heather (2013)
  12. The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Roman World by Greg Woolf (2003)
  13. Northern Renaissance (Sources of Civilization in the West) by Lewis William Spitz (1972)
  14. Egypt, Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean by Charles Freeman (1996)
  15. The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World's Greatest Empire by Anthony Everitt (2012)

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How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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