If you liked the movie "300", try...


  • Alexander Series by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
  • Black Ships Before Troy by Rosemary Sutcliff
  • Eaters of the Dead by Michael Crichton
  • Firelord by Parke Godwin (one of the many Arthurian novels that works in Roman legions into the tale)
  • Flowers of Adonis by Rosemary Sutcliff
  • Gates of Fire: an epic novel of the Battle of Thermopylae by Steven Pressfield
  • Hadrian's Wall by William Dietrich
  • In Kitharion's Shadow by Jon Edward Martin (and others by Martin)
  • Isle of Stone by Nicholas Nicastro
  • Ithika by Adele Geras
  • King Arthur by Rosemary Sutcliff
  • Legion by William Altimari
  • Memoirs of Hadrian by Yourcenar
  • Men of Bronze by Scott Oden
  • Norse by Rosemary Sutcliff
  • Romans by Rosemary Sutcliff
  • Romans in England by Rosemary Sutcliff
  • Song of Ice and Fire by Jon Edward Martin
  • Sword of Hannibal by Terry McCarthy
  • The Emperor Series by Conn Iggulden
  • The Ten Thousand by Michael Curtis Ford (and others by Ford)
  • The Virtues of War by Steven Pressfield
  • Thermopylae by Ernie Bradford
  • Tides of War by Steven Pressfield
  • Troy by Adele Geras
  • Under the Eagle by Simon Scarrow (and others by Scarrow)

Graphic Novels

  • Age of Bronze by Eric Shanower


  • Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World by Angilm
  • The Roman Army by Dyan Blacklock and David Kennett
  • Warfare in the Classical World by Warry
  • Warlords by Tim Newark

Web sites

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