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Modern Greek or Roman fiction not centered on military or leaders?

Ancient Roman and Greek civilizations set my imagination ablaze, and while I've loved Homer's works right now I'm interested in works written in, say, the last century that take place in those times, or thereabouts. [more inside]
posted by gregoryg on Sep 24, 2013 - 25 answers

Etruscan resources

I'm learning that many of the customs and traditions that I think of as Roman actually originated from the Etruscans instead. Can anyone recommend some good books, videos, or websites about ancient Etruscan culture and history?
posted by the man of twists and turns on Mar 13, 2013 - 12 answers

Once again I require awesome history books plz

I need to stop reading wikipedia at work, so please give me books instead [more inside]
posted by elizardbits on Dec 5, 2012 - 16 answers

Son of Hades? But isn't Jupiter, like, your bosses' boss?

What is the day-to-day experience like for a true follower of a polytheistic religion, when that religion has an inherent hierarchy? [more inside]
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Jan 13, 2012 - 28 answers

While Rome burns

What tunes would the roman emperor Nero have been likely to have played on his fiddle?
posted by Artw on Jan 9, 2012 - 7 answers

Roman fantasy, not Medieval fantasy!

Are there any genre fantasy books with a Roman setting? [more inside]
posted by valkyryn on Jul 5, 2011 - 26 answers

Need Books/Movies for Kids Going to Rome

I'm looking for recommendations for books, movies and even music that might be relevant for a group of middle school (7th & 8th grade, ages 12-14) kids who are going to Rome over spring break. [more inside]
posted by bjennings on Feb 3, 2008 - 8 answers

Name that ancient Roman passage

Help me rediscover a passage from an Ancient Roman writer. [let's go] [more inside]
posted by AgentRocket on Dec 9, 2004 - 6 answers

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