The best books on Learning Ancient Greek, recommended by Paul McMullen Read 1 Reading Greek by Joint Association of Classical Teachers Read 2 Introduction to Attic Greek by Donald Mastronarde Read 3 Plato's Apology of Socrates: A Commentary (Ancient Greek) by Paul Allen Miller and Charles Platter Read 4 The Clouds by Aristophanes Read 5 The Histories (in Ancient Greek) by Herodotus The best books on Learning Ancient Greek, recommended by Paul McMullen Interested in philosophy? Drama? History? Within a year you too could be reading seminal texts in their original language. Academic Paul McMullen recommends the best books for learning ancient Greek.