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4.0 out of 5 stars A good overview of the period, 30 Jun 2006
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This review is from: The Greek and Persian Wars 499-386 BC (Essential Histories) (Paperback)
This book deals with the conflicts between the Greeks and Persians beginning with the birth of the Persian King Kyros the Great to the signing of `The King's Peace' between the Persians and the Greek cities. This book includes all the major conflicts, such as the battles of Marathon and Thermopylai. The major source drawn on for this book is from The Histories by the Greek historian Herodotus, the `Father of History'. Although this book is somewhat light in places, it is well written and researched. This book would be perfect for anyone studying this period without wishing to go through the original sources.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Short summary of Greek and Persian Wars, 12 April 2014
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This review is from: The Greek and Persian Wars 499-386 BC (Essential Histories) (Paperback)
This summarises the reasons for the ending of the Persian Empire and the critical part played by its Greeks enemies. My thanks to the Red House distributors who provided me with a good,clean copy.
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The Greek and Persian Wars 499-386 BC (Essential Histories) by Philip De Souza (Paperback - 19 Feb 2003)
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