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Darius the Great: Ancient Ruler of the Persian Empire (Makers of History #12)

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The chronicles of Darius the Great are some of the greatest annals in Persian history. In about 600 B.C., the founder of the Persian Empire, Cyrus the Great was on a campaign to expand his dominion and obtain some additional glory by defeating certain uncivilized tribes to the north, beyond the Araxes. One night, after he had crossed a mighty river, on the way to his trium ...more
Paperback, 292 pages
Published January 2nd 2003 by Lost Arts Media (first published 1850)
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I would have liked it had I read it. I just wastn't looking for a Persian ruler, I was looking for a Greek, or Roman.
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Abbott was born at Hallowell, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott. He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1820; studied at Andover Theological Seminary in 1821, 1822, and 1824; was tutor in 1824-1825, and from 1825 to 1829 was professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Amherst College; was licensed to preach by the Hampshire Association in 1826; founded the Mount Vernon School for Young Ladies ...more
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