Originally Posted by Rohirrim
I just read two great books by the same guy: Steven Pressfield. One is called "Gates of Fire" about the Spartans getting wiped out at Thermopylae, and the other was "Tides of War" about the Pelopennesian War (Athenians vs. Spartans). It's historical fiction. This writer really makes the ancient world come alive. The battle scenes are amazing.
interesting...I'm big on historical things. I was going to be a history major, but knew I would be poor the rest of my life. To give you a clue I read History of the English Speaking People's and his WWII book.