The Two Great Retreats of History

The Two Great Retreats of History

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"[...]innumerable subjects."-"Our arms and our valor are all that remain to us (replied a young Athenian); we shall not be fools enough to hand over to you our only remaining treasures, but shall employ them still to have a fight for your treasure." But though several spoke in this resolute tone, there were not wanting others disposed to encourage a negotiation; saying that they had been faithful to Cyrus as long as he lived, and would now be faithful to Artaxerxes, if he wanted their services in Egypt or anywhere else. In the midst of this parley Klearchus returned, and was requested by Phalinus to return a final answer on behalf of all. He at first asked the advice of Phalinus himself; appealing to the common feeling[...].""show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 358g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507721048
  • 9781507721049

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