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Greece
3000 B.C. - A.D. 395
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Butts Mary. The Classical Novels [before 1st century A.D.]. A republication of The Macedonian (Alexander the Great, 1933), Scenes from the Life of Cleopatra (1935), and three short stories set in antiquity.

Carnahan, Peter. Pharnabazus Sits on the Ground with the Spartan Captains [4th century B.C.]. A Persian ruler and a Spartan warrior meet on the Hellespont to settle certain troublesome questions about the death of the Athenian general Alcibiades.

Cavallaro, Lenny. The Trojan Dialogues [c.12th century B.C.]. The story of Troy, narrated by the Greek hero Diomedes, harmonizing various ancient accounts with the findings of modern archaeology.

Chavarria, Daniel. The Eye of Cybele [4th century B.C.]. A sacred jewel disappears in a swirl of political and sexual intrigue involving Socrates, Alcibiades, a demented priest, and a temple prostitute.

Cheney, David. Son of Minos [c.21st century B.C.]. "Seven sacred axes of stone" set the mood of a seafaring adventure in Bronze Age Crete; first published in 1930.

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Clarke, Lindsay. War at Troy [c.12th century B.C.]. Paris, the world’s handsomest man, elopes to Troy with Helen, wife of King Menelaus of Sparta, thus precipitating the Trojan War.

Cole, Les. Lion at Sea [16th century B.C.]. Sanati, the spoiled heir to a trading fortune, must cope manfully with natural calamity, his mother’s disappearance, his wife’s hostility, and the evil designs of the king of Crete.

Cole, Les. The Sea Kings [18th century B.C.]. A young adventurer from Minoan Crete tangles with slavers, pirates, and the gods in his travels on the eastern Mediterranean.

Cole, Les. The Sea Peoples [14th century B.C.]. Alexandros, heir to a vast Mycenaean trading concern, struggles with fierce competition and the inexplicable hostility of his former friends.

Cook, Elizabeth. Achilles [c.12th century B.C.]. The son of King Peleus and the sea-nymph Thetis becomes the hero of the Trojan War.

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Davis, William Stearns. A Victor of Salamis [5th century B.C.]. A classic tale of the Isthmian games, the Panathenaic festival, and the battles of Thermopylae, Salamis, and Plataea; first published in 1907.

Dintino, Theresa C. Ode to Minoa [after 28th century B.C.]. A snake-priestess in Bronze Age Crete finds meaning in the service of the Mother Creatrix.

Doherty, Paul. The Gates of Hell [mystery, 4th century B.C.]. The physician Telamon, Alexander the Great’s private sleuth, must expose the Persian spies responsible for a series of grisly murders in the Greek army’s camp.

Doherty, Paul. The Godless Man [mystery, 4th century B.C.]. Alexander the Great's private physician and sleuth, Telamon, must unmask the Persian assassin behind a series of violent deaths in Greek-occupied Ephesus.

Douglass, Sara. Hades’ Daughter [c.11th century B.C.]. Brutus, king of fallen Troy, seeks the revival of his kingdom through an alliance with a mysterious beauty who may, or may not, be the goddess Artemis.
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