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    DescriptionExploring the events that inspired the movie blockbuster Alexander the Great, this book examines the rise and fall of the great Empires of the Classical world. The leaders, battles and military technologies that dominated the wars between Greece and Persia, Alexander's conquests and the Greek civil wars are all examined in detail, and their historical significance is discussed. This book contains material previously published in Essential Histories volumes 26, 27 and 36, as well as a new chapter focusing on the modern treatment of Ancient Greece in film and theatre.

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    Greeks at War
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Philip de Souza
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 885 g
    ISBN 13: 9781841768564
    ISBN 10: 1841768561

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Libri: I-HM
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 938
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DF214
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    LC classification: DF214 .D44 2004
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAG
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (chiefly col.)
    Osprey Publishing
    Imprint name
    Osprey Publishing
    Publication date
    25 September 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Dr Philip de Souza FRHistS studied History and Classics at Royal Holloway College, London. He is the author of numerous articles and essays on Greek and Roman history, a contributor to the forthcoming Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare, and is currently finishing a book on Ancient Naval Warfare, to be published by Routledge. He is Lecturer in Classics at University College Dublin. Waldemar Heckel is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Calgary. He has written numerous articles on the history of Alexander the Great, and his latest publication is 'Livy: The Dawn of the Roman Empire' for Oxford World's Classics (2000).
    Table of contents
    Foreword; Part I: The Greek and Persian Wars 499-386 BC; Part II: The Peloponnesian War 431-404 BC; Part III: The Wars of Alexander the Great 336-323 BC; Bibliography; Appendix: Representation of the Ancient Greeks in film and theatre; Index