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Herodotus: The Persian War / Edition 1
     

Herodotus: The Persian War / Edition 1

by Herodotus, William Shepherd
 

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ISBN-10: 0521281946

ISBN-13: 9780521281942

Pub. Date: 01/28/1982

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Selections from Herodotus' History which follow the events of the great war between the Greeks and the Persians. The translated extracts include Herodotus' descriptions of the preparations for war and of the great land- and sea-battles which took place. Linking commentaries explain Greek and Persian strategies and battle manoeuvres. Background information on the

Overview

Selections from Herodotus' History which follow the events of the great war between the Greeks and the Persians. The translated extracts include Herodotus' descriptions of the preparations for war and of the great land- and sea-battles which took place. Linking commentaries explain Greek and Persian strategies and battle manoeuvres. Background information on the ships and on the soldiers fighting in the war is also given.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521281942
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1982
Series:
Translations from Greek and Roman Authors Series
Edition description:
Abridged Edition
Pages:
140
Sales rank:
1,148,551
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
14 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The Ionian revolt; 2. Marathon; 3. The eclipse of Greece; 4. Face your doom!; 5. A fallen king; 6. The foundation-stone of freedom; 7. Blessed island; 8. A wooden wall; 9. Autumn 480 to Spring 479; 10. The battle of Plataea; 11. Final victory; Index of passages translated; Index.

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