Books by Robin Lane Fox

Robin Lane Fox is a University Reader in Ancient History at Oxford University. His previous books include Alexander the Great, Pagans and Christians, and The Unauthorized Version: Truth and Fiction in the Bible. He writes the weekly gardening column in th

AUGUSTINE by Robin Lane Fox
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"An erudite and ordered reading of Augustine's Confessions and a worthy addition to any library on early Christianity."
A comprehensive literary biography of the great Christian thinker Augustine (354-430). Read full book review >
Released: April 8, 2009

"Heady stuff for those with interest in the subject, but so dense that casual history buffs may fall by the wayside."
Intellectual detective work sifts fact from mystery in the stories spread across the ancient world by Greek adventurers. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 3, 2006

"A lucid survey of a time that invites all kinds of between-the-lines reading in quest for parallels to our own."
A sweeping history of the ancient Mediterranean. Read full book review >
Released: April 27, 1992

"A decent source book, then, but a total failure as an argument."
Biblical historiography, with an edge, by an Oxford don whose sword is too unwieldy for his prey. Read full book review >