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The Battle of Marathon in scholarship : research, theories and controversies since 1850

Author: Dennis L Fink
Publisher: Jefferson (C.) : McFarland & Company, cop. 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is an in-depth examination of the Battle of Marathon and the controversies surrounding it. The book covers the rise of the Persian Empire, relations between the Greeks in the Persian Empire and the Ionian revolt which sets the stage for the Persian expedition in 490 that leads to the Battle of Marathon."
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis L Fink
ISBN: 9780786479733 0786479736
OCLC Number: 892952105
Description: 1 vol. (vii-229 p.) : couv. ill. ; 26 cm
Contents: The major ancient sources evaluated --
The Persian military --
The Greek military --
The rise of Persia --
The Ionian Revolt --
Persia and Greece, 492/490 bce --
The battle --
The importance of the Battle of Marathon.
Responsibility: Dennis L. Fink.
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"This is an in-depth examination of the Battle of Marathon and the controversies surrounding it. The book covers the rise of the Persian Empire, relations between the Greeks in the Persian Empire and the Ionian revolt which sets the stage for the Persian expedition in 490 that leads to the Battle of Marathon."

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