The Greek Histories
James Romm, James H. Ottaway Jr. Professor of Classics, and his new book, The Greek Histories.
, a new collection of translations of the foremost Greek historians edited by James Romm, James H. Ottaway Jr. Professor of Classics, was published in January 2022 by Penguin Random House. “Presenting a sweeping history of ancient Greece as recorded by its first chroniclers," The Greek Histories
explores writings by Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, and Plutarch on religion, leadership, character, and the lessons of war. “The tried and tested team of Lefkowitz and Romm have done it again," says Paul Cartledge, author of Democracy: A Life
. “After their The Greek Plays
comes this equally judicious selection, sparely but serviceably commented, from three of the major ancient Greek historians and the doyen of ancient historical biography.”