About Athenaeum Publishers
Athenaeum has been publishing fiction, poetry and non fiction since 1962, specializing in classic
authors of all times, both Dutch and foreign. Our backlist includes Canetti, Casanova, Dante,
Elsschot, Erasmus, Homer, Joyce, Kafka, Machiavelli, Montaigne, Multatuli, Petrarca, Rimbaud,
Svevo, Tomasi di Lampedusa and many others.
Over the last years we have established an excellent reputation with our high quality non fiction
list. Bestselling titles on this list are the books by Fik Meijer about ancient history (published in
German, English, Swedish, Finnish, Chinese, Turkish, Czech, Hungarian and Italian). Foreign
titles include Rubicon, Persian Fire and Millenium by Tom Holland, Pompeii by Mary Beard, The
First Crusade by Thomas Asbridge and Mirror of the World, A New History of Art by Julian Bell.
Athenaeum is also focusing on high quality travel guides and books about religion and art.
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