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Gates of Fire by Steven Pressfield
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Oct 08, 2007

really liked it
Recommended for: History buffs
Read in January, 2001

This book draws a vivid portrait of war in the ancient world. Written from a slave's point of view, the author describes Spartan life and warfare. I was particularly impressed with the author's knowledge of weapons and armour of the time.

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message 1: by Dan (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:13PM) (new) - rated it 5 stars

Dan ,its just Dan, like Madonna If your testicles don't swell after reading this, you are not a man.

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