; The Roman History Reading Group: Reading List for 2009

The Roman History Reading Group

Reading List for 2009

January 7 & 21, February 4 The Beginnings of Rome: Italy From the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars (Circa 1,000 to 264 B.C.)
by T.J. Cornell (Routledge History of the Ancient World)
Continuation from 2008: Chapter 11 through the end
February 18, March 4 Roma, The Novel of Ancient Rome by Steven Saylor
March 18, April 1 The Battle That Stopped Rome: Emperor Augustus, Arminius, and the Slaughter of the Legions in the Teutoburg Forest by Peter S. Wells /
Rome's Greatest Defeat: Massacre in the Teutoburg Forest
by Adrian Murdoch (optional)
April 15 Winter Quarters by Alfred Duggan
May 6 & 20 Literature on Catilina (from Sallust to modern fiction)
June 3 The Golden Ass by Apuleius (various other editions in print)
Online: The Golden Asse
June 17 The Skystone (The Camulod Chronicles, Book 1) by Jack Whyte
July 1 Satires by Horace (various other editions in print)
July 15 Tiberius: The Memoirs of the Emperor by Allan Massie
August Recess
September 2 & 16, October 7 Caesar's Women by Colleen McCullough (the next installment of the "Masters of Rome" series)
October 21 The Letters of Pliny the Younger (various other editions in print)
Online: Letters of Pliny the Younger
November 4 & 18 Caesar: Life of a Colossus by Adrian Goldsworthy
December 2 Poseidon's Gold by Lindsey Davis
December 16 Ovid by David Wishart (the first volume in the Marcus Valerius Corvinus mystery series)

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