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Must-read Books about Greece

I highly recommend the following books if you are interested in learning more about ancient Greek or Roman mosaics, ancient Greek mythology, architecture or culture:

Delphi Past and Present texts by Niki Drossou Panaiotou

Delphi and The Acropolis by Manolis Andronicos

The Treasures of Ancient Greece by Stefano Maggi & Cristina Troso

Knossos  A Complete Guide to the Palace of Minos by Anna Michailidou

Mosaics of the Greek and Roman World by Katherine M. D. Dunbabin

Ancient Mosaics by Roger Ling

The Greek Museums by Manolis Andronicos, Manolis Chatzidakis and Vassos Karageorghis

The Art of the Byzantine World by Andrew Grabar

Alexander The Great a novel by Nikos Kazantzakis

Greek and Roman Architecture by D. S. Robertson

Greece Past and Present by S. Lombardo

Ancient Greece and the Mediterranean by Michael Kerrigan

Ancient Greece From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times by Thomas R. Martin

Mythology:  Timeless Tales of God and Heroes by Edith Hamilton

The Complete World of Greek Mythology by Richard Buxton

Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths by Bernard Evslin

Greek Myths Illustrated Edition by Robert Graves

We Goddesses  Athena  Aphrodite  Hera by Doris Orgel

Greek Legends  The Stories  The Evidence by Peter Connolly

D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths by Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire

Usborne Publishing Greek Myths  Ulysses and the Trojan War retold by Anna Claybourne and Kamini Khanduri

Vesuvius A. D. 79 by Ernesto De Carolis and Giovanni Patricelli

The History and Conquests of Ancient Rome by Nigel Rodgers

Italy  A Short History second edition revised and updated by Jonathan Morris

Basilica  The Splendor and the Scandal:  Building St. Peter’s by R. A. Scott

Italy Out of Hand  A Capricious Tour by Barbara Hodgson

Herculaneum  Italy’s Buried Treasure by Joseph Jay Deiss

Goldberg’s Angel  An Adventure in the Antiquities Trade by Dan Hofstadter

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