What Do I Read Next?
Aristophanes' The Complete Plays, c. 300 B.C., compiles the humorous plays of the ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes. These plays demonstrate the satire and humor that delighted playgoers in ancient Greece.
Mike Corbishley's What Do We Know about the Romans?, 1992, gives students a cultural and social context for studying Roman arts and literature.
Dante's classic The Divine Comedy, 1307, offers a thorough, unique, and compelling look at the afterlife. Guided first by Virgil and then by Beatrice Dante travels through hell, purgatory, and heaven, witnessing the consequences and rewards of decisions made in life.
The Iliad, c. 850 B.C., is one of Homer's great epics. In the spirit and form of a classic epic, it is a story of adventure, the Trojan War, the gods, and great heroes.
Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, 1599, is one of The Bard's greatest plays. It is the story of the rise and fall of Julius Caesar in Roman politics.