Classics Resources for A-level
Recommended by your teachers. All available in Warwick School Library. Ask the Librarians to help you find them.
Books to read
The Jewish War describes much of what we know about the history of the Jews under Roman rule and remains one of the most immediate accounts of war, its heroism and its horrors, ever written.
"The story which I am approaching is rich with disasters, grimly marked with battles, rent by treason and savage even in peacetime. Four emperors perished violently." The Histories, Tacitus.
The Roman Revolution: Paperback: Ronald Syme
The Pot of Gold and Other Plays (Penguin Classics)
Livy: The Early History of Rome, Books I-V (Penguin Classics) (Bks.
A translation of Cicero's selected letters.
Plato's dialogues - Protagorus and Meno.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Romans but we're too afraid to ask! Entertaining introduction by Peter Jones who taught classics at Cambridge and Newcastle universities.
New edition of the Cambridge HIstory of Classical Literature series, of which The Early Republic is part.
Introduction to ancient Rome with extensive use of sources, drawings and maps.
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