The Arrows of Hercules

The Arrows of Hercules

by L.Sprague de Camp, Harry Turtledove

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Set in the time of Dionysios I of Syracuse, at the beginning of the 4th century BC, Th e Arrows of Hercules tells the tale of Zopyros of Tarentum, an engineer who invents an improved type of catapult.

He is quickly drafted by Dionysios into Syracuse�s war efforts against Carthage, which sets him on a series of adventures including a battle against Etruscan pirates and a kidnapping in Carthage.

L. Sprague�s meticulous attention to historical accuracy makes this a remarkable read which entertains as much as it teaches us about fascinating events that shaped the course of history.

�Exciting and quite believable adventures.��Classical World

�Rousing piece of fi ction...pace is rapid and unrelenting.� �Th e Arizona Republic

�Highly Recommended...intriguing novel.��Library Journal

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149342877
Publisher: Phoenix Pick
Publication date: 04/09/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 302
Sales rank: 999,093
File size: 372 KB

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