Research sources

The Boy with Two Heads
Selected Bibliography


Aesop, The Complete Fables, translated by Olivia and Robert Temple, Penguin Classics, 1998
Herodotus, The Histories, translated by Robin Waterfield, Oxford World’s Classics, 2008
Pausanias Guide to Greece 1: Central Greece, translated by Peter Levi, Penguin Classics, 1979
Pausanias Guide to Greece 2: Southern Greece, translated by Peter Levi, Penguin Classics, 1979

Pindar, The Complete Odes, translated by Anthony Verity, Oxford World’s Classics, 2008

Plutarch’s Lives, translated by John and William Langhorn,  published by Francis Wrangham, 1813, Lives of Pericles and Themistocles


Ancient Greece, a political, Social, and Cultural History, 4 authors, Oxford University Press, 1999
Ancient Greece, Utopia and Reality, Pierre Leveque, Thames and Hudson, 2002
Ancient Greek Cults, a guide, by Jennifer Larson, Routledge, 2007
The Ancient Olympics, by Nigel Spivey, Oxford University Press, 2005
Blue Guide Greece the Mainland, seventh edition, Somerset Books, 2005
The Classical Cookbook, by Andrew Dalby and Sally Grainger, British Museum Press, 2003
Everyday things in Ancient Greece, by Marjorie and C. H. B. Quennel, revised by Kathleen Freeman, Batsford 1960
Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves, by Sarah B. Pomeroy, Pimlico, 1994
Greek Wild Flowers, by Hellmut Baumann, The Herbert Press, 1996
History of Greece, by George Grote, in 12 volumes, Everyman’s Library, J M Dent, ?1906
Leon & Melite, Daily life in ancient Athens, by Marina Plati and Eleni Markou, Museum of Cycladic Art publication, 2009
Magika Hiera, Ancient Greek Magic and Religion, various authors, Oxford University Press, 1991
The Naked Man, a study of the male body, by Desmond Morris, Vintage Books, 2008
The Naked Olympics, by Tony Perrottet, Random House, 2004
Olympia, by Manolis Andronicos, Ekdotike Athenon, 1989
Olympia and the Olympic Games, by Ismene Trianti and Panos Valavanis, Politistikes Ekdoseis, 2004
Panorama of the Classic World, by Nigel Spivey and Michael Squire, Thames and Hudson, 2004
The Parthenon, by Mary Beard, Profile Books, 2004
Persian Fire, by Tom Holland, Abacus, 2007
Personal Styles in Greek Sculpture, article on Phidias by Evelyn B. Harrison, Cambridge University Press, 1998
Phidias Sa Vie et Ses Ouvrages, by Louis de Ronchaud, Gide, Libraire-Editeur, 1864
Playing in Ancient Greece, by Marina Plati, Museum of Cycladic Art publication, 1999
Sta Chronia tou Perikli, O Chrysos Aionas, by Yiorgios Tsoukalas, Ekdoseis Ankyra, 1994

Countless websites, including: (The British School at Athens) article: Submission Fighting and the Rules of Ancient Greek Wrestling, by Christopher Miller, 2004