The Greco-Persian Wars :: Peter Green

The Greco-Persian Wars :: Peter Green soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!

Berkeley, Los Angeles & London: University of California Press, 1996, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps; Tables; List of abbreviations;

From the cover: The long and bitter struggle between the Persian Empire and the fledgling Greek states reached its high point with the extraordinary Greek victory at Salamis in 480 B.C. The Athenian leader Themistocles persuaded the Assembly that the only chance of repelling the mighty Persian advance was to conduct the final battle by sea rather than by land. By a brilliant ruse, he contrived to trap the Persian armada in the Salamis channel, where the Greek fleet, returning with unexpected vigour to the attack, threw the Persians into total confusion. Despite their inferior numbers, the Greeks secured a massive victory, forever banishing the spectre of Persian invasion and occupation. The Greek triumph paved the way for the historic evolution of the Greek states in a clima…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Previous owners’ name and date to the pastedown. The contents complete, clean and tight otherwise.

Green boards with Silver titling to the Spine. (xxvii) 344 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my History Greek catalogue?

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