Praise for The Histories:
"Unquestionably the best English translation of Herodotus to have appeared in the past half-century...I am in awe of Tom Holland's achievement, and have no doubt it will bear rich fruit in bringing Herodotus to public attention"
- Edith Hall, Times Literary Supplement
"Lively, engaging version of the Histories...[an] admirable translation"
Praise for In the Shadow of the Sword
"Written with flamboyant elegance and energetic intensity, Holland delivers a brilliant tour de force of revisionist scholarship and thrilling storytelling with a bloodspattered cast of swashbuckling tyrants, nymphomaniacal empresses and visionary prophets. The book is unputdownable."
--The Times of London
Praise for Rubicon
"Tom Holland has produced in one volume the crispest and most compelling account of this momentous period I have ever read."
--The Seattle Times
Praise for Persian Fire
"Excellent... Holland is a cool-headed historian who writes no less authoritatively and engagingly on classical Greece than he did on ancient Rome in his last book, Rubicon"
--Mary Beard, The Sunday Timesshow more