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Darius the Great

Author: Jamie Poolos
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2008.
Series: Ancient world leaders series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : 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: Electronic books
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Poolos, Jamie.
Darius the Great.
New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2008
(DLC) 2007050080
(OCoLC)183179597
Named Person: Darius, King of Persia; Achaemenid dynasty; Darius, King of Persia; Achaemenid dynasty; Achaemenid dynasty; Darius, King of Persia
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Poolos
ISBN: 9781438117874 1438117876
OCLC Number: 288913893
Description: 1 online resource (125 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), map.
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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