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The Battle of Marathon

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  • Posted April 25, 2012

    Worth the read

    While I don't agree with some of Krenz's conclusions, I think the work is important in its detail.

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  • Posted October 14, 2010

    Intriguing details, convincing account

    A very readable book. It has precision for the scholar and clear explanations for the military historians and novice alike. Krentz's strength and focus is on a rethinking of the battle itself. He makes a persuasive case for the famous run by the Greek infantry as told by Herodotus, which many historians have simply discounted. He rethinks details of the armor materials and weight, as well as the plain where the battle took place, to arrive at some very fresh conclusions about a clash between the Greeks and Persians 2500 years ago.

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    Posted February 3, 2011

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