Classics Resources for A-level
Recommended by your teachers. All available in Warwick School Library. Ask the Librarians to help you find them.
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.
Books To Read
The Roman Revolution is a profound and unconventional treatment of a great theme - the fall of the Republic and the decline of freedom in Rome between 60 BC and AD and the rise to power of the greatest of the Roman Emperors, Augustus.
Pot Of Gold
The Pot of Gold and Other Plays (Penguin Classics)
Age 12 ~ Roman History ~ Resource ~ The Early History of Rome: (The History of Rome, - Titus Livy, Aubrey de Sélincourt
Selected Letters (Oxford World's Classics) Oxford University Press USA
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.