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The following lists are resources that may be of interest to those who want to better understand Gorean philosophy and society. Much of Gor was inspired by ancient Earth cultures and societies and the resources listed here detail those ancient entities. I have used many of these resources in my own researches on Gor. I have separated these resources into nonfiction books, fiction books and websites. This is also a scroll in progress, one that will expand over time.
Nonfiction Books
Plutarch on Sparta translated by Richard J.A. Talbert (Penguin Books 1988)
A History of Sparta: 950-192 B.C. by W.G. Forrest (W.W. Norton & Company 1969)
Ideas of Slavery from Aristotle to Augustine by Peter Garnsey (Cambridge University Press 1996, reprinted 1999)
Arms & Armor of the Greeks by A.M. Snodgrass (John Hopkins University Press 1999)
Cruelty and Civilization: The Roman Games by Roland Auguet (Routledge 1972, reprinted 1998)
Magic in the Ancient World by Fritz Graf (Harvard University Press 1999)
The History by Herodotus; translated by David Grene (University of Chicago Press 1988)
The Roman Republic by Michael Crawford; Second Edition (Harvard University Press 1992)
The Spartan Army by Nick Sekunda and Richard Hook (Osprey Military 1999)
Battles of the Greek & Roman Worlds by Ohn Drogo Montagu (Greenhill Books 2000)
The Penguin Encylopedia of Ancient Civilizations edited by Arthur Cotterell (Penguin Books 1980)
From Aristotle to Zoroaster: An A-to-Z Companion to the Classical World by Arthur Cotterell (The Free Press 1998)
A Dictionary of the Ancient Greek World by David Sacks (Oxford University Press 1995)
A Dictionary of the Roman Empire by Matthew Bunson (Oxford University Press 1991)
Warfare in the Classical World: An Illustrated Encyclopedia by John Warry (University of Oklahoma Press 1995)
Warfare in the Classical World by John Warry (Barnes & Nobles Books 2000)
Enslaved by Gordon Thomas (Pharos Books 1991)
The School of History: Athens in the Age of Socrates by Mark Munn (University of California Press 2000)
The Greek World After Alexander 323-30 B.C. by Graham Shipley (Routledge 2000)
The Living Past: 7000 Years of Civilization by Ivar Lissner (G.P. Putnam's Sons 1957)
Ancient Greece: From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times by Thomas R. Martin (Yale University Press 1996)
Warriors of the Dark Ages by Jennifer Laing (Sutton Publishing 2000)
Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece by Lesley Adkins and Roy A. Adkins (Oxford Univeristy Press 1997)
Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome by Lesley Adkins and Roy A. Adkins (Oxford Univeristy Press 1998)
The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to The Peloponnesian War edited by Robert B. Strassler (Simon & Schuster 1998)
The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization edited by Simon Hornblower & Antony Spawforth (Oxford University Press 1998)
Thermopylae: The Battle for the West by Ernle Bradford (Da Capo Press 1993)
A Guide to the Ancient World by Michael Grant (Barnes & Nobles Books 1997)
The Making of the Roman Army: From Republic to Empire by Lawrence Keppie (Barnes & Nobles Books 1994)
Spectacle Entertainments of Early Imperial Rome by Richard C. Beacham (Yale University Press 1999)
Slavery and Society at Rome by Keith Bradley (Cambridge University Press 1994)
Gladiators and Caesars: The Power of Spectacle in Ancient Rome edited by Eckart Kohne and Cornelia Ewigleben (University of California Press 2000)
Encyclopedia of the Viking Age by John Haywood (Thams & Hudson 2000)
Ancient Inventions by Peter James and Nick Thorpe (Ballantine Books 1994)
The Art of War: War and Military Thought by Martin Van Creveld (Cassell & Co. 2000)
The Wars of the Ancient Greeks by Victor Davis Hanson (Cassell & Co. 2000)
Roman Warfare by Adrian Goldsworth (Cassell & Co. 2000)
A Guide to Barsoom by John Flint Roy (Ballantine Books 1976)
Edgar Rice Burroughs' Fantastic Worlds edited by James Van Hise (published by James Van Hise)
Tarzan Forever: The Life of Edgar Rice Burroughs by John Taliaferro (Scribner 1999)
Fiction Books
Gates of Fire by Steven Pressfield (Bantam Books 1998)-This is about the famous Spartan defense of Thermopylae against the mighty Persian army. I highly recommend this book to everyone. You will find much of Gor within its pages.
The Martian/Barsoom Series by Edgar Rice Burroughs (various publishers)--These books can be read online or purchased at your local book store.
A Princess of Mars
The Gods of Mars
The Warlord of Mars
Thuvia, Maid of Mars
The Chessmen of Mars
The Master Mind of Mars
A Fighting Man of Mars
Swords of Mars
Synthetic Men of Mars
Llana of Gathol
John Carter of Mars
Ancient/Classical History: This website is a great starting place for online searches concerning ancient history.
The History Book Club:  This is a fantastic source to acquire history books at substantial discounts.