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The Greeks at War: From Athens to Alexander

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Inspiring generations of poets, novelists, scriptwriters and scholars, the rise and fall of the great Empires of the Classical world is an enthralling story of passion and conquest. The leaders, battles and military technologies that dominated the wars between Greece and Persia, and Alexander's conquests are all examined in detail in this book, and their historical ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 20th 2004 by Osprey Publishing
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Tony Szedlak
Mar 18, 2010 Tony Szedlak rated it liked it
Good introductory book. Definitely written for a broad audience. Missing many details, though, and doesn't really cover much of the specific strategies employed in the battles covered.
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Great overview.
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Very good in the Peloponnesian War era, less so with Alexander. Still worth reading.
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Dr. Philip de Souza is a Dublin-based academic author and historian and has written widely on warfare and conflict in the Ancient World. He is a lecturer in the School of Classics at University College Dublin.
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