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Darius the Great

Author: Jamie Poolos
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2008.
Series: Ancient world leaders series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Darius I who lived from 548 to 485 B.C. and who led the Persian Empire which grew to be the largest and most powerful diplomatic and economic force in the world.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Darius, King of Persia; Achaemenid dynasty; Darius, King of Persia; Achaemenid dynasty; Achaemenid dynasty; Darius, King of Persia
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Poolos
ISBN: 9780791096338 0791096335
OCLC Number: 183179597
Description: 125 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 25 cm.
Contents: The throne is stolen --
The Iranian plateau before Darius --
Crushing the rebellion --
Life in the Persian Empire --
The governance of Darius --
Religion in the Persian Empire --
The building projects of Darius --
The invasion of Scythia --
The invasion of Greece --
The legacy of Darius.
Series Title: Ancient world leaders series.
Responsibility: J. Poolos.
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In ancient history, Darius I stands alone as an administrator with unparalleled insight into the workings of an empire. This book tells the story of his surprising ascendance to the throne, his  Read more...

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"The books are attractively laid out, with ample color photographs and maps that supplement the text...a solid series for middle and high school history collections...Recommended."

 
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