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The Persian Wars (Modern Library College Editions)

by Herodotus

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Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsFrancis R.B. Godolphin (Introduction), George Rawlinson (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages714
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7308469M
ISBN 100075536404
ISBN 109780075536406
OCLC/WorldCa2464704

Herodotus The Persian Wars (Godley)/Book VI. Thus Athens and Aegina grappled together in war. But the Persian was going about his own business; for his servant was ever reminding him to remember the Athenians, and the Pisistratidae were at his elbow maligning the Athenians, and moreover Darius desired to take this pretext for subduing all. The Greco-Persian Wars Book Description: This is a reissue, with a new introduction and an update to the bibliography, of the original edition, published in as The Year of Salamis in England and as Xerxes at Salamis in the long and bitter struggle between the great Persian Empire and the fledgling Greek states reached its high.

The Persian Wars, Volume I Books Herodotus Translated by A. D. Godley. Add to Cart Product Details. HARDCOVER. $ • £ • € ISBN Publication Date: 01/01/ Loeb. pages. /4 x /8 inches. In March , Vivian’s Door started a book club;.   Persian War may refer to. Persian War (horse) (–), British-trained racehorse Persian Wars or Greco-Persian Wars; Persian War, the first two books of The Wars of Justinian by Procopius; See also. Anglo-Persian War; Gulf War (), also known as the Persian Gulf War, Operation Granby, or Operation Desert Storm; Iran–Iraq War (–), also known as the Persian Gulf War .

A really concise book on Greco-Persian Wars This is a good and concise summary of the Greek and Persian Wars. It effectively addresses the mainland and naval battles, as well as the contributions of the main characters. It is worthwhile listening for the history enthusiast. This book is primarily a companion to Herodotus's account of the Persian deals with the topography of battlefields, the tactics of commanders, and the logistics of supplying armies (aided by many useful maps); the motives and strategies of states and leading individuals; and scholarly enigmas such as the Themistocles Decree and the Oath of Plataea.


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The Persian Wars (Modern Library College Editions) by Herodotus Download PDF EPUB FB2

Popular classicist Peter Green (author of Alexander of Macedon, B.C.) offers an engrossing narrative of the wars between the Greeks and the Persians. This is real David-and-Goliath material, with the scrappy, feuding city-states of ancient Greece fending off a much larger by:   The first book of my summer reading on the Greco-Persian wars and it was a great introduction.

It starts with the creation of the Persian Empire and ends with the hints of an Athenian Empire. I am not sure how easy it is for a person who knows nothing of the conflict since the author sometimes references events that has not happen /5.

Procopius is one of the more reliable sources of knowledge for Emperor Justinian's time. He was an aide to General Belisarius and had the opportunity to witness many of the events himself.

This volume deals extensively with the Roman wars with Persia/5(10). The Persian Wars book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Features an introduction by Francis RB Godolphin/5.

The digital Loeb Classical Library extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Read more about the site’s features» Herodotus, the great Greek historian, was born about BCE at Halicarnassus in Caria, Asia Minor, when it was subject to the Persians.

The term Greco-Persian Wars is thought to be less biased against the Persians than the more common name "Persian Wars," but most of our information about the wars comes from the winners, the Greek side—the conflict apparently was not important enough, or.

Greco-Persian Wars, also called Persian Wars, (– bce), a series of wars fought by Greek states and Persia over a period of almost half a century. The fighting was most intense during two invasions that Persia launched against mainland Greece between and Although the Persian empire was at the peak of its strength, the collective defense mounted by the Greeks overcame seemingly.

The Persian Wars book iii 2; book iv ; index of proper names ; maps the persian empire ; the world according to herodotus ; Volume I: Books LCL ; Volume III: Books LCL ; Volume IV: Books LCL This item: The Persian Wars, Volume IV: Books (Loeb Classical Library) by Herodotus Hardcover $ Only 5 left in stock (more on the way).

Ships from and sold by 3/5(1). Having just finished reading “The Persian War: In Herodotus and Other Ancient Voices" by William Shepherd I wanted to sit down and collect my thoughts on this very engaging book. The book is published by Osprey Publishing () and is pages in length with of those pages being the narrative history of this conflict/5.

Structure and scope of the History. Herodotus’s subject in his History is the wars between Greece and Persia (– bce) and their it has survived, the History is divided into nine books (the division is not the author’s): Books I–V describe the background to the Greco-Persian Wars; Books VI–IX contain the history of the wars, culminating in an account of the.

This book by Procopius takes you back to the time when two super powers were at war for more than half a millenia, on and off. It is fairly detailed account of history of his time. It compliments my reading and understanding of 'Under the Shadow of the Sword', which I am going over it for the second time ever since I received History of the Wars.4/5(9).

Book Description 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/5(6).

So they watched for the time when Darius’ men were foraging, and did according to their plan. The Scythian horse ever routed the Persian horse, and the Persian horsemen falling back in flight on their footmen, the foot would come to their aid; and the Scythians, once they had driven in the horse, turned about for fear of the foot.

With a new foreword, The Greco-Persian Wars is a book that lovers of fine historical writing will greet with pleasure. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - booktsunami /5(4). The Modern Library edition of Rawlinson's text, published under the title of The Persian Wars by Herodotus,included paragraph indexing.

These were added to the Internet ASCII source, along with HTML links, to aid in cross referencing the text.

Written by Calypso Carol It is BC and the elderly Persian council members gather outside the palace in Susa. The councilmen, along with the King's mother, are waiting to hear news from the war.

Persia is fighting the Greek army, and they are fighting specifically to avenge the Greek victory over their forces more than ten years previously.

The Greco-Persian Wars was one of the turning points of history, when little Greece faced the might of the greatest empire on Earth - Persia.

Learn about the battles, the strategies, the leaders, and the world in which they lived in this book written by forty-four 4th graders. The Persian Wars, Volume I: Books by Herodotus, A.

Godley (Translator) Hardcover (10th printing/1st pub) $ Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store : Harvard.

The Persian Wars Vol III, books book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Herodotus the great Greek historian was born abo /5. This is a reissue, with a new introduction and an update to the bibliography, of the original edition, published in as The Year of Salamis in England and as Xerxes at Salamis in the long and bitter struggle between the great Persian Empire and the fledgling Greek states reached its high point with the extraordinary Greek victory at Salamis in B.C/5(5).

The Persian Wars, Volume III: Books by Herodotus, A. D. Godley | Read Reviews. Hardcover. Current price is, Original price is $ You.

Buy New $ Buy Used $ $ Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free ShippingPrice: $Since the original Internet text was not indexed, I added the paragraph index marker system which was used in The Modern Library edition of Rawlinson's text, published under the title of The Persian Wars by Herodotus, Hopefully they represent a standard notation for referencing the text.