"<cerebral_monkey> bipt: There's a really good book by Martine Batchelor called Meditation for Life, and her husband wrote a book called Buddhism without Religion that is great as well. That is how I delved deeper into it"
Greek reading suggestion: NT Greek. It's koine, a simpler (and later) dialect that you already have a good deal of grammar for. Best book to start with is Mark. You might also consider (and I would be more than happy to read with you, as I have a Greek/Italian pony of it) Marcus Aurelius' Meditations, a similarly late text. --SteveKillen