The Greek and Persian Wars 499-386 BC / Edition 1

The Greek and Persian Wars 499-386 BC / Edition 1

by Philip de Souza, Laey J.J. De, P. De Souza
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415968542

ISBN-13: 9780415968546

Pub. Date: 10/27/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415968546
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/27/2003
Series:
Essential Histories Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction7
Chronology8
Background to war: The coming of the Persians9
Warring sides: Persia, Sparta and Athens19
Outbreak: Dareios sends an expedition to Greece30
The fighting: Xerxes' invasion of Greece40
Portrait of a soldier: Aristodemos the Spartan75
The world around war: Persian Architecture80
Portraits of civilians: Demokedes and Demaratos83
How the wars ended: The Greeks attack the Persian Empire88
Conclusion and consequences: The Peloponnesian War90
Further reading93
Index94

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