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/his/ must read guide

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I've been working on a general history guide. This is my current list.

Egypt, Greece, and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediteranean, Second Edition
Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Greece
Oxford's Brief History of Ancient Greece
Histories of Herodotus
The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
Anabasis by Xenophon
The Conquests of Alexander by Arrian
The New Oxford Annotated Bible
Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome
Oxford's Brief History of Ancient Rome
Ab Urbe Condita Libri by Livy
Commentary on the Gallic Wars by Julius Caesar
Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic
The Twelve Caesars by Suetonius
The Annals by Tacitus
Parallel Lives by Plutarch
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>>34186
>no Sallust
>no Polybius

m8

Also OP feel free to include Gibbon in your list, ignore the chucklefucks who shit on him
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>>33949
Thompson, Making
Engels, German Peasants War
Kuhn, Structure of Scientific Revolutions
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History should start with the neanthertals, then sumer and so on

everything else is rubbish
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>>34186
>No Decline and Fall.

What gives anon.
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>>34549
Its shit bud
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>>34549
I haven't read it yet.
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>>34567
It is a literary masterpiece.
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>>34186
am I the only one who finds Thucydides extremely difficult to get through? I don't know what it is about him, his writing style maybe?

also Catiline Conspiracy is worth adding to that list
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>>34692
>It is a literary masterpiece.
But it is no longer historiographically credible. If you read it, read it as a literary masterpiece along side modern texts.
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>>34748
It is more instructive of Britain during the 1770's than of Rome indeed, but still any reading list should include Gibbon. The Decline and Fall has cast a long shadow on the subsequent development of history in the West.
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