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Pyrrhus - a book by Abbott, Jacob


Pyrrhus( )
Author: Abbott, Jacob
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.95
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The English saying "a Pyrrhic victory" comes from the name of the third century BC king of Epirus, Pyrrhus. After a battle with the Romans which was won at great cost, Pyrrhus famously said "one more victory like that and I will be undone."

Pyrrhus, who was born only a few years after the death of Alexander the Great, was of the royal Aeacid house and his military adventures were nearly as remarkable as those of the more famous Macedonian king.

During his time, Pyrrhus...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.33 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds

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