|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $7.95|
| Book Description: |
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...