Ancient History & Civilisation

Appendix C

Short Bibliography of Recommended Further Reading

  It is the sincere hope of the author that, having read this general summary of Spartan history, some readers will be inspired to learn more about this most remarkable city-state that shaped ancient Greece in so many ways. To those who wish to pursue further knowledge of the Spartans, their history and their city, the following works come highly recommended.

Jones, A.H.M. Sparta. 1968. Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard University Press

Cartledge, Paul. Ancient Greece. 2010. Oxford, England. Oxford University Press

Kagan. Donald. The Peloponnesian War. 2004. London, England. Penguin Books

Plutarch. Parallel Lives

Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War

Xenophon. Hellenica.

Pausanias. Description of Greece (Laconia).

Herodotus. The Histories

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