Classical Antiquity

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  1. Thermopylae

    Thermopylae

    Chris Carey

    CA$79.95

    Thermopylae by Chris Carey is a worthy addition to The Folio Society’s Great Battles series – a masterful account of the Greeks’ celebrated stand against the Persians and its cultural legacy.

  2. Mythical Beasts

    Mythical Beasts

    Edited by John Cherry

    Illustrated by Neil Packer

    CA$94.95

    A fascinating history of the creatures that populate myths and folklore, John Cherry’s Mythical Beasts is beautifully reimagined as a Folio edition illustrated with archive images and Neil Packer’s striking new motifs and binding design.

  3. Dynasty

    Dynasty

    Tom Holland

    CA$94.95

    In Dynasty, classical historian Tom Holland chronicles the murderous, decadent reigns of the first five emperors of Rome – a sensational narrative presented in a lavishly illustrated Folio edition.

  4. The Aztecs

    The Aztecs

    Richard F. Townsend

    CA$240.00

    The history of one of the world’s most fascinating civilisations, a people both dynamic and feared, is newly presented in a stunning two-volume Folio edition.

  5. If Not, Winter

    Sappho’s complete surviving oeuvre is translated faithfully for the first time, by poet and renowned scholar Anne Carson, in this exquisite new Folio Society letterpress edition.

  6. Pompeii

    Pompeii

    Mary Beard

    CA$94.95

    In this award-winning history, Mary Beard guides us through the daily life of Pompeii, an existence that is far more complex than we might have realised. Lively, exciting and accessible, this book brings us as close as possible to the real Pompeii.

  7. The Art of War

    Written more than 2,500 years ago, The Art of War remains the most famous military treatise of all time. Sun-tzu’s collection of precepts on strategic warfare has yet to be surpassed.

Explore the secrets and histories of humanity buried beneath the sands with The Folio Society’s Archaeology and Antiques collection. Discover what life was like for an ordinary Trojan, how Pompeians lived before the eruption, what extraordinary artefacts are found in an Egyptian tomb, and much more. Each Folio edition, with unique hardback bindings and painstakingly researched images, will impress as much as the text itself.