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The Greek wars : the failure of Persia

Author: George Cawkwell
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Greek Wars is an important contribution to the understanding of the relations of Greek states with the Persian Empire. George Cawkwell discusses, rather than narrates, the whole conflict of East and West from the middle of the sixth century B.C., when Cyrus the Great extended Persian rule over the Greek cities of Asia, down to the defeat of Darius III by Alexander at Gaugamela in 331 B.C. Like others in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Cawkwell
ISBN: 0198148712 9780198148715 0199299838 9780199299836
OCLC Number: 57068546
Description: viii, 316 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The subjection of the Greeks of Asia --
"The lands beyond the sea" --
The Ionian revolt --
The conquest of Greece --
The war in the East Aegean --
Peace with Athens, 449-412 BC --
The recovery of the Greeks of Asia --
From the king's peace to the end of the social war --
The end of the Achaemenids --
Appendices: --
1. Persian and Greek naval warfare : The diekplous --
2. Histiaeus --
3. Persian armies --
4. The Persian army --
5. Thermopylae and "the way into' Greece --
6. The Themistocles decree --
7. The peace of Callias --
8. The alleged treaty of Boiotios --
9. 366 BC.
Responsibility: George Cawkwell.
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Deals with the whole course of Persian relations with Greek states from the coming of Cyrus in the mid-sixth century BC, down to the defeat of Darius by Alexander the Great at the battle of Gaugamela  Read more...

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