The Sea! the Sea!
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The Sea! the Sea! : The Shout of the Ten Thousand in the Modern Imagination

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A history of the legacy of the famous "Thalatta! Thalatta!" shout uttered by the famous Ten Thousand army of Greek mercenaries traces how the cry has played a lasting role in European and American cultural traditions throughout the past two hundred years.show more

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  • Hardback | 262 pages
  • 162.6 x 236.2 x 27.9mm | 567g
  • Overlook Press
  • London, England, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 1585676640
  • 9781585676644

Table of contents

The Sea! The Sea!Acknowledgements List of Plates 1. The Black Sea 2. Eastern Adventure 3. Our Friend of Youth 4. Image of Eternity 5. The Sea is English 6. A Stray Genius 7. In the Tracks of the Ten Thousand 8. The Snotgreen Sea 9. Thalatta! Thalatta! Notes Select Bibliography Indexshow more

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