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The Persian wars

Author: Herodotus.; George Rawlinson
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, ©1942.
Series: Modern Library college editions.
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"The Greco-Persian Wars (also often called the Persian Wars) were a series of conflicts between the Achaemenid Empire of Persia and city-states of the Hellenic world that started in 499 BC and lasted until 449 BC. The collision between the fractious political world of the Greeks and the enormous empire of the Persians began when Cyrus the Great conquered Ionia in 547 BC. Struggling to rule the independent-minded  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Herodotus.
Persian wars.
New York : Modern Library, ©1942
(OCoLC)988150852
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herodotus.; George Rawlinson
ISBN: 0394309545 9780394309545 0075536404 9780075536406
OCLC Number: 2464704
Description: xxii, 714 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Clio --
Euterpe --
Thalia --
Melpomene --
Terpsichore --
Erato --
Polymnia --
Urania --
Calliope.
Series Title: Modern Library college editions.
Responsibility: Herodotus ; translated by George Rawlinson ; with an introd. by Francis R.B. Godolphin.

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