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Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life

Paperback, 01/09/2011, £14.99
£12.00
We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did. In The Hemlock Cup, acclaimed historian Bettany Hughes gives Socrates the biography he deserves, painstakingly piecing together Socrates' life and using fresh evidence to get closer to the man who asked 'how should we live?' - a question as relevant now as it has ever been.

Helen Of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore

Paperback, 07/11/2013, £25.00
£20.00
Because of her double marriage to the Greek King Menelaus and the Trojan Prince Paris, Helen was held responsible for both the Trojan War and enduring enmity between East and West. Helen of Sparta, the focus of a cult which conflated Helen the heroine with a pre-Greek fertility goddess;

Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities

Paperback, 28/12/2017, £12.99
£10.00
The SUNDAY TIMES-bestselling biography of one of the world's greatest cities - Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul

Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities

Hardback, 26/01/2017, £25.00
£19.99
A biography of one of the world's greatest cities - Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul