Herodotus: The Persian War by Herodotus

Herodotus: The Persian War

Written by Herodotus
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Part of the Translations from Greek and Roman Authors Series


Herodotus: The Persian War by Herodotus

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.

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140 pages


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Cambridge University Press

Publication date

18th February 1982



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