Top 10 Must Read Ancient & Classical  Best Selling Novels

 

10 Best Sellers in Ancient & Classical  Books You Must Read

Here you will find ten of the best Ancient & Classical  Novels in the world, based on experience, user review and volume of sales. Having explored, read or at the very least skimmed the books I bring you the best 10 Ancient & Classical  that are worth your time and energy to read.

Ancient & Classical  is a huge topic, find here some of the best picks in the world to add to your reading list. Reading never changes, but spend your valuable time reading on the best novels in the world.

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TROY

Author: FRY STEPHEN

TROY

Headline: In Troy you will find heroism and hatred, revenge and regret, desire and despair. It is these human passions, written bloodily in the sands of a distant shore, that still speak to us today.

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Publisher ‏ : ‎  PENGUIN (October 29, 2020)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

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The Odyssey

Author: Homer

The Odyssey

Headline: Composed at the rosy-fingered dawn of world literature almost three millennia ago, The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, hospitality, and the yearning for home.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B06XKNHGN1

Publisher ‏ : ‎ ‎ W. W. Norton & Company; 1st edition (November 7, 2017)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 575 pages

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Homer

Author: Elizabeth Vandiver

Homer

Headline: The Odyssey by Homer (2013-04-01)

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B01K0UJ4T2

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Bloomsbury 3PL (January 1, 1863)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

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The Imitation of Christ

Author: Thomas A. Kempis

The Imitation of Christ

Headline: Written in the 15th century, “The Imitation of Christ” is thought to be the most widely read Christian devotional work next to the Bible. Emphasizing the interior life and withdrawal from the world, it is almost universally considered to be a religious classic.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B08LDVSXWS

Publisher ‏ : ‎ October 18, 2020

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 161 pages

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The Practicing Stoic

Author: Ward Farnsworth

The Practicing Stoic

Headline: See more clearly, live more wisely, and bear the burdens of this life with greater ease—here are the greatest insights of the Stoics, in their own words. Presented in twelve lessons, Ward Farnsworth systematically presents the heart of Stoic philosophy accompanied by commentary that is clear and concise.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B085H5R3JJ

Publisher ‏ : ‎ David R. Godine, Publisher (April 1, 2018)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 349 pages

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The Oresteia

Author: Aeschylus

The Oresteia

Headline: Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides (Illustrated)

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07CH3VSWZ

Publisher ‏ : ‎ April 17, 2018

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎  340 pages

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The Poetic Edda

Author: Carolyne Larrington

The Poetic Edda

Headline: She sees, coming up a second time,
earth from the ocean, eternally green;
the waterfalls plunge, an eagle soars above them,
over the mountain hunting fish.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07NZV5CHL

Publisher ‏ : ‎ OUP Oxford; 2nd edition (September 11, 2014)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 384 pages

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Meditations

Author: Marcus Aurelius

Meditations

Headline: “Meditations” is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy. Written nearly 2000 Years ago, Meditations remains profoundly relevant for anyone seeking to lead a meaningful life. The Meditations is divided into 12 books that chronicle different periods of Aurelius’ life. Each book is not in chronological order and it was written for no one but himself. A series of spiritual exercises filled with wisdom, practical guidance, and profound understanding of human behaviour, it remains one of the greatest works of spiritual and ethical reflection ever written. With ancient wisdom that is as relevant in modern times as it was then, Meditations is one of the greatest works of Greek and philosophical literature. Meditation’s has continued to influence its readers throughout the centuries.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B08JJ3BGK4

Publisher ‏ : ‎ ‎ Sanage Publishing House; 1st edition (September 18, 2020)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 126 pages

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The Iliad

Author: Homer

The Iliad

Headline: This is the Iliad: an ancient story of enduring power; magnetic characters defined by stirring and momentous speeches; a panorama of human lives locked in a heroic struggle beneath a mischievous or indifferent heaven. Above all, this is a tale of the devastation, waste and pity of war.

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Vintage Classics (August 3, 2017)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 608 pages

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Oedipus Rex

Author: Sophocles

Oedipus Rex

Headline: Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex has never been surpassed for the raw and terrible power with which its hero struggles to answer the eternal question, “Who am I?” The play, a story of a king who acting entirely in ignorance kills his father and marries his mother, unfolds with shattering power; we are helplessly carried along with Oedipus towards the final, horrific truth.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B001R4BRVO

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Prestwick House Inc (June 30, 2004)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 80 pages

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Top 10 Ancient & Classical  Novels in the World

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