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    Herodotus: The Persian War (Translations from Greek and Roman Authors) (Paperback)(English / Greek, Modern (1453-)) By (author) Herodotus, Volume editor William Shepherd, Translated by William Shepherd

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    DescriptionSelections from Herodotus' History which follow the events of the great war between the Greeks and the Persians. The translated extracts include Herodotus' descriptions of the preparations for war and of the great land- and sea-battles which took place. Linking commentaries explain Greek and Persian strategies and battle manoeuvres. Background information on the ships and on the soldiers fighting in the war is also given.


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    Title
    Herodotus: The Persian War
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Herodotus, Volume editor William Shepherd, Translated by William Shepherd
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 140
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    Greek, Modern (1453-)
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521281942
    ISBN 10: 0521281946
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27240
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y5.1
    BIC educational purpose qualifier V2: 4KHT
    BIC E4L: NF13+
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC subject category V2: YQF
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AQ
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    DC22: 938
    B&T General Subject: 340
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029050
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    B&T Approval Code: A14202000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JNF020000
    DC22: 938/.03
    DC19: 938.03
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 5AQ
    LC classification: DF225 .H4 1982
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JNU, NHD, YPA, YPJ, YPCK
    Illustrations note
    maps, index
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    26 August 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Introduction; 1. The Ionian revolt; 2. Marathon; 3. The eclipse of Greece; 4. Face your doom!; 5. A fallen king; 6. The foundation-stone of freedom; 7. Blessed island; 8. A wooden wall; 9. Autumn 480 to Spring 479; 10. The battle of Plataea; 11. Final victory; Index of passages translated; Index.