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Best historical fiction set in the ancient world

Members: 41 participating members (show all)

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1
8,434 members, 153 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: NinieB (1), rarm (1), deebee1 (1), belgrade18 (1), Steven.Eldredge (2), thorold (2), roby72 (2), aulsmith (2), lilithcat (2), longway (3), sjmccreary (3)4 more, LisaMaria_C (3), pitjrw (4), FranzK72 (6), Brandy1411 (7)

Thumbs down: Samantha_kathy

Score: 47.78

2
2,712 members, 56 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: devmae (1), Ravic (1), souloftherose (1), rarm (2), Edward (2), Steven.Eldredge (3), thorold (11), spiphany

Score: 26.27

3
4,868 members, 114 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (1), roby72 (1), aulsmith (1), lilithcat (1), thecoroner (2), Steven.Eldredge (4), pitjrw (5), longway (9)

Thumbs down: Samantha_kathy

Score: 25.18

4
2,418 members, 51 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (1), _Zoe_ (1), thorold (3), Steven.Eldredge (5), aulsmith (6), Brandy1411 (8), spiphany

Score: 20.96

5
3,900 members, 40 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: thorold (4), belgrade18 (4), LisaMaria_C (5), Steven.Eldredge (6), pitjrw (7), aulsmith (7), Brandy1411 (9), longway (10)

Score: 20.37

6
15,628 members, 376 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (1), Samantha_kathy (1), kageeh (1), SqueakyChu (1), sjmccreary (2), LisaMaria_C (17)

Thumbs down: janerawoof, jozefvitko

Score: 17.33

7
1,705 members, 27 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (4), roby72 (4), FranzK72 (5), longway (6), Steven.Eldredge (8), pitjrw (10)

Score: 15.52

8
1,716 members, 120 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: Brandy1411 (1), Chatterbox (1), al.vick (2), Samantha_kathy (2)

Score: 14.73

9
2,166 members, 35 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: thorold (1), LisaMaria_C (2), aulsmith (5), Steven.Eldredge (7), longway (13)

Score: 14.6

10
1,554 members, 26 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: thorold (5), Steven.Eldredge (9), LisaMaria_C (9), Brandy1411 (10), pitjrw (19), spiphany

Score: 13.77

11
677 members, 86 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: sjmccreary (1), Brandy1411 (4), _Zoe_ (6), LisaMaria_C (15), spiphany

Score: 13.73

12
1,527 members, 21 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: thorold (6), Steven.Eldredge (10), LisaMaria_C (10), Brandy1411 (11), pitjrw (20), spiphany

Score: 13.45

13
3,088 members, 51 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: roby72 (3), thecoroner (6), FranzK72 (7), longway (11), spiphany

Score: 12.56

14
2,410 members, 45 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: lahochstetler (1), NinieB (2), Samantha_kathy (4), LisaMaria_C (12)

Score: 12.34

15
4,842 members, 142 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: al.vick (3), Brandy1411 (6), Steven.Eldredge (13), belgrade18 (13), pitjrw (22)

Score: 11.66

16
803 members, 17 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: thorold (9), Steven.Eldredge (11), Brandy1411 (12), pitjrw (16), spiphany

Score: 10.96

17
1,168 members, 75 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Brandy1411 (2), Chatterbox (2), Samantha_kathy (3)

Score: 9.77

18
2,022 members, 49 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: longway (1), deebee1 (2), pitjrw (25)

Score: 9.15

19
1,268 members, 18 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: thorold (8), Brandy1411 (13), Steven.Eldredge (14), spiphany

Score: 8.86

20
2,998 members, 55 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: _Zoe_ (3), sjmccreary (4), LisaMaria_C (4)

Score: 8.7

21
1,434 members, 23 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: longway (5), pitjrw (6), Steven.Eldredge (12)

Score: 7.38

22
2,494 members, 33 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: al.vick (1), clairemath (2)

Score: 7.36

23
1,695 members, 31 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: Steven.Eldredge (1), pitjrw (2)

Score: 7.36

25
159 members, 3 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: Juliew. (1), belgrade18 (2)

Score: 7.36

26
400 members, 15 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: _Zoe_ (5), LisaMaria_C (6), Brandy1411 (14)

Score: 7.3

27
2,030 members, 25 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (8), thorold (10), Steven.Eldredge (15)

Score: 6.66

28
225 members, 5 reviews
3.35 stars (3.35 stars)

Lists: Edward (1), belgrade18 (12)

Score: 6.15

29
676 members, 13 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (3), thecoroner (3)

Score: 6.08

30
3,027 members, 82 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (14), Brandy1411 (15), Steven.Eldredge (22)

Score: 5.95

31
854 members, 10 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: clairemath (3), al.vick (4)

Score: 5.87

32
333 members, 6 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: longway (2), thorold (7)

Score: 5.82

33
688 members, 17 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (3), LisaMaria_C (7)

Score: 5.5

34
1,146 members, 19 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: NinieB (3), belgrade18 (9)

Score: 5.35

35
66 members, 3 reviews
3.13 stars (3.13 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (3), spiphany

Score: 5.35

36
1,437 members, 39 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), Steven.Eldredge (16)

Score: 5.04

37
599 members, 18 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4), Brandy1411 (16)

Score: 4.83

38
1,119 members, 18 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: longway (4), Steven.Eldredge (17)

Score: 4.8

39
7,033 members, 393 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: Brandy1411 (3), Steven.Eldredge (27)

Score: 4.79

40
279 members, 9 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: _Zoe_ (4), Steven.Eldredge (18)

Score: 4.77

41
1,083 members, 24 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Deslilla (6), belgrade18 (11)

Score: 4.75

42
1,114 members, 63 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: Brandy1411 (5), Steven.Eldredge (28)

Score: 4.41

43
1,305 members, 30 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: belgrade18 (8), daisy_may (15)

Score: 4.41

44
2,186 members, 67 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: belgrade18 (7), daisy_may (12), Steven.Eldredge (26)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 4.38

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I found this very glib

45
813 members, 15 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: longway (8), Steven.Eldredge (19)

Score: 4.29

46
1,864 members, 88 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: Steven.Eldredge (20), spiphany

Score: 4.2

47
183 members, 1 review
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (11), Steven.Eldredge (21)

Score: 4.07

48
1,303 members, 46 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (1)

Score: 4

49
758 members, 10 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: Noisy (1)

Score: 4

50
508 members, 5 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: daisy_may (1)

Score: 4

51
34 members, 4 reviews
2.64 stars (2.64 stars)

Lists: mkbird (1)

Score: 4

52
5 members, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: Di.HDRN (1)

Score: 4

53
255 members, 15 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (16), Brandy1411 (17)

Score: 3.97

54
1,026 members, 13 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: longway (14), Steven.Eldredge (23)

Score: 3.89

55
921 members, 12 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (15), Steven.Eldredge (24)

Score: 3.84

56
415 members, 8 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (4), thecoroner (5)

Thumbs down: spiphany

Score: 3.5

Explanations:

spiphany (0): Wolf's ideological agenda gets in the way of this being either great literature or great historical fiction.

57
242 members, 8 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: daisy_may (2)

Score: 3.36

58
584 members, 9 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: _Zoe_ (2), Steven.Eldredge (25)

Thumbs down: janerawoof

Score: 3.15

59
516 members, 65 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: belgrade18 (3)

Score: 3.04

60
237 members, 4 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: daisy_may (3)

Score: 3.04

61
95 members, 4 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: Deslilla (3)

Score: 3.04

62
138 members, 1 review
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: daisy_may (4)

Score: 2.83

63
100 members, 1 review
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (4)

Score: 2.83

64
3 members, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: Deslilla (4)

Score: 2.83

65
4,552 members, 66 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: roby72 (5)

Score: 2.68

66
581 members, 26 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: belgrade18 (5)

Score: 2.68

67
320 members, 6 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: daisy_may (5)

Score: 2.68

68
183 members, 9 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (5)

Score: 2.68

69
1,202 members, 67 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: belgrade18 (6)

Score: 2.56

70
407 members, 3 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: daisy_may (6)

Score: 2.56

71
657 members, 18 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: daisy_may (7)

Score: 2.46

72
522 members, 51 reviews
4.62 stars (4.62 stars)

Lists: _Zoe_ (7)

Score: 2.46

73
188 members, 4 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: longway (7)

Score: 2.46

74
199 members, 7 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (8)

Score: 2.38

75
15 members, 1 review
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: daisy_may (8)

Score: 2.38

76
1,804 members, 17 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

77
428 members, 4 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: daisy_may (9)

Score: 2.31

78
56 members, 1 review
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

79
48 members, 1 review
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (9)

Score: 2.31

80
38 members, 2 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

81
38 members, 2 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

82
17 members, 1 review
3.2 stars (3.2 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

83
12 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

85
299 members, 5 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: daisy_may (10)

Score: 2.25

86
26 members, 0 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: belgrade18 (10)

Score: 2.25

87
223 members, 2 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: daisy_may (11)

Score: 2.2

88
151 members, 2 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (11)

Score: 2.2

89
641 members, 12 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (12)

Score: 2.15

90
3 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: longway (12)

Score: 2.15

91
1,813 members, 32 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (13)

Score: 2.11

92
51 members, 1 review
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (13)

Score: 2.11

93
9 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: daisy_may (13)

Score: 2.11

94
228 members, 3 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: daisy_may (14)

Score: 2.07

95
42 members, 0 reviews
3.1 stars (3.1 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (14)

Score: 2.07

96
384 members, 8 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Lists: longway (15)

Score: 2.03

97
74 members, 1 review
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: Deslilla (1)

Thumbs down: janerawoof

Score: 2

98
109 members, 6 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (17)

Score: 1.97

99
1,366 members, 21 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (18)

Score: 1.94

100
79 members, 1 review
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (18)

Score: 1.94

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