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Author Cartledge, Paul.
Title Thermopylae : the battle that changed the world / Paul Cartledge.
Publication Info. Woodstock : Overlook Press, c2006.
Open Library Cover
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Description xxxvii, 313 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-295) and index.
Contents Setting the awful scene -- The ancient world in 500 BCE: from India to the Aegean -- The dynamics of empire: Persia of the Achaemenids, 485 -- Hellas: the Hellenic world in 485 -- Sparta 485: a unique culture and society -- Thermopylae I: mobilization -- Thermopylae II: preparations for battle -- Thermopylae III: the battle -- The Thermopylae legend I: antiquity -- The Thermopylae legend II: from antiquity to modernity -- Thermopylae: turning-point in world history -- Appendix 1: the invention of history: Herodotus and other ancient sources -- Appendix 2: Herodotus's Persian Muster-lists: a translation -- Appendix 3: Herodotus: antidote to fundamentalism.
Subject Thermopylae, Battle of, Greece, 480 B.C.
Greece -- History -- Persian Wars, 500-449 B.C.
Thermopylae (Greece) -- History.
Added Title Battle that changed the world
ISBN 1585675660
9781585675661
Standard No. 9781585675661