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After Thermopylae: the Oath of Plataea and the End of the Graeco-Persian Wars

After Thermopylae: the Oath of Plataea and the End of the Graeco-Persian Wars( )
Author: Cartledge, Paul
Series title:Emblems of Antiquity Ser.
ISBN:978-1-299-46702-6
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $43.66
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The Battle of Plataea in 479 BCE is one of world history's unjustly neglected events. It decisively ended the threat of a Persian conquest of Greece. It involved tens of thousands of combatants, including the largest number of Greeks ever brought together in a common cause. For the Spartans, the driving force behind the Greek victory, the battle was sweet vengeance for their defeat at Thermopylae the year before. Why has this pivotal battle been so overlooked? In After Thermopylae,...
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Pages:234



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