The Persian wars. Translated by George Rawlinson, with an introd. by Francis R.B. Godolphin. by Herodotus

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  • History, Ancient,
  • Greece -- History -- Persian Wars, 500-449 B.C.

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SeriesModern library college editions
ContributionsRawlinson, George, 1812-1902.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 714 p. ;
Number of Pages714
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20038966M

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The first book of my summer reading on the Greco-Persian wars and it was a great introduction. It starts with the creation of the Persian Empire and ends with the hints of an Athenian Empire.

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Read more about the site’s features» Herodotus, the great Greek historian, was born about BCE at Halicarnassus in Caria, Asia Minor, when it was subject to the Persians. The Modern Library edition of Rawlinson's text, published under the title of The Persian Wars by Herodotus,included paragraph indexing.

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The Persian Wars, Volume IV: Books The end of the Persian Wars led to the rise of Athens as the leader of the Delian League.

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The Greco-Persian Wars (also often called the Persian Wars) were a series of conflicts between the Achaemenid Empire and Greek city-states that started in BC and lasted until BC. The collision between the fractious political world of the Greeks and the enormous empire of the Persians began when Cyrus the Great conquered the Greek-inhabited region of Ionia in on: Mainland Greece, Thrace, Aegean Islands.

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Herodotus' Histories, book 1: summary and comments by Jona Lendering: In Antiquity, books consisted of papyrus scrolls. Our division of the Histories in nine "books" goes back to an edition by scholars of the third century BCE, working in the great library of Alexandria.

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Structure and scope of the History. Herodotus’s subject in his History is the wars between Greece and Persia (– bce) and their it has survived, the History is divided into nine books (the division is not the author’s): Books I–V describe the background to the Greco-Persian Wars; Books VI–IX contain the history of the wars, culminating in an account of the.

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The first four books of The Persian Wars serve as an introduction to the actual conflict itself. In this leisurely unwinding of events, people, and places, Herodotus provides the listener with a fascinating glimpse of the Ancient World.

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Herodotus, who spent much of his life traveling, was one of the most erudite historians of his time. A really concise book on Greco-Persian Wars This is a good and concise summary of the Greek and Persian Wars.

It effectively addresses the mainland and naval battles, as well as the contributions of the main characters. It is worthwhile listening for the history enthusiast. With a new foreword, The Greco-Persian Wars is a book that lovers of fine historical writing will greet with pleasure.

About the Author. Historian, critic, essayist, translator, and novelist, Peter Green is Dougherty Centennial Professor Emeritus in Classics at the University of Texas and Visiting Professor of History at the University of Iowa.

It is BC and the elderly Persian council members gather outside the palace in Susa. The councilmen, along with the King's mother, are waiting to hear news from the war. Persia is fighting the Greek army, and they are fighting specifically to avenge the Greek victory over.

Greco-Persian Wars, also called Persian Wars, (– bce), a series of wars fought by Greek states and Persia over a period of almost half a century.

The fighting was most intense during two invasions that Persia launched against mainland Greece between and Although the Persian empire was at the peak of its strength, the collective defense mounted by the Greeks overcame seemingly. The Persian Wars, Volume I by Herodotus,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

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This book is a thorough, readable account of the Persian Wars, directed to the general reader, rather than the student or the academic. The last two groups should find it useful all the same, although the limited use of footnotes is unfortunate.

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The Persians appointed tyrants to rule the independent minded cities of Ionia and this would prove to be the source of trouble for both of the Greeks and Persians.

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