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  1. Greek Warriors

    Greek Warriors: Hoplites and Heroes [Paperback]

    Carolyn Willekes

    £7.99

    ISBN: 9781612005157
    Published by : Casemate UK
    Series: Casemate Short History
    Thermopylae, Marathon: though fought 2,500 years ago in Ancient Greece, the names of these battles are more familiar to many than battles fought in the last half-century, but our concept of the men who fought in these battles may be more a product... .... Learn More
  2. The Persian War: A Military History

    The Persian War: A Military History [Hardback]

    William Shepherd (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781472808639
    Published by : Osprey
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The victory of a few Greek city-states over the world's first superpower was an extraordinary military feat that secured the future of western civilization. All modern accounts of the war as a whole, and of Marathon, Thermopylae and Salamis, the b... .... Learn More
  3. Battles and Battlefields of Ancient Greece: A Guide to their History, Topography and Archaeology

    Battles and Battlefields of Ancient Greece: A Guide to their History, Topography and Archaeology [Hardback]

    C. Jacob Butera (Author); Matthew A. Sears (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781783831869
    Published by : Pen & Sword
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    Greece was the scene of some of the most evocative and decisive battles in the ancient world. This volume brings together the ancient evidence and modern scholarship on twenty battlefields throughout Greece. It is a handy resource for visitors of ... .... Learn More
  4. Greek Military Service in the Ancient Near East, 401-330 BCE

    Greek Military Service in the Ancient Near East, 401-330 BCE [Hardback]

    Jeffrey Rop (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108499507
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    This is the first monograph dedicated to the history of Greek military service for the Achaemenid Persian Empire and the Kingdom of Egypt from the rebellion of Cyrus the Younger to the conquests of Alexander the Great. Through careful analysis of ... .... Learn More
  5. The Plague of War: Athens, Sparta, and the Struggle for Ancient Greece

    The Plague of War: Athens, Sparta, and the Struggle for Ancient Greece [Paperback]

    Jennifer Roberts (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780190940881
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Ancient Warfare and Civilization
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    In 431 BC, the long simmering rivalry between the city-states of Athens and Sparta erupted into open warfare, and for more than a generation the two were locked in a life-and-death struggle. The war embroiled the entire Greek world, provoking year... .... Learn More
  6. Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

    Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Carney (Author)

    £41.99

    ISBN: 9780190280536
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Women in Antiquity
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    Eurydice (c.410-340s BCE) played a part in the public life of ancient Macedonia, the first royal Macedonian woman known to have done so, though hardly the last. She was the wife of Amyntas III, the mother of Philip II (and two other short-lived k... .... Learn More
  7. Hegemonic Finances: Funding Athenian Domination in the 5th Century BC

    Hegemonic Finances: Funding Athenian Domination in the 5th Century BC [Hardback]

    Thomas J. Figueira (Editor); Sean R. Jensen (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781910589724
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
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    Research into the mechanisms and the morality of Athenian hegemony is now perhaps livelier than ever. Of particular importance are the methods by which Athens drew money from the Aegean world with which to fund a vast fleet, to facilitate her own... .... Learn More
  8. Thucydides & Sparta

    Thucydides & Sparta [Hardback]

    Anton Powell (Editor); Paula Debnar (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781910589755
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
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    Scholars may agree: on the subject of secretive Sparta, a state richly productive of myth and wishful thinking, Thucydides stands supreme as a source. A contemporary witness of Sparta at her military zenith, famous for his sober reporting and pene... .... Learn More
  9. Diodorus Siculus: Philip of Macedon, Alexander the Great, and the Successors: The Library, Books 16-20

    Diodorus Siculus: Philip of Macedon, Alexander the Great, and the Successors: The Library, Books 16-20 [Paperback]

    Robin Waterfield (Editor)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780198759881
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford World's Classics
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    Starting with the most meagre resources, Philip made his kingdom the greatest power in Europe The Greek historian Diodorus of Sicily is one of our most valuable sources from ancient times. His history, in forty volumes, was intended to range from... .... Learn More
  10. Thermopylae: Great Battles

    Thermopylae: Great Battles [Hardback]

    Chris Carey (Author)

    £18.99

    ISBN: 9780198754107
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Great Battles
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    During the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC, a Greek force of approximately 7,000 faced the biggest army ever seen in the Greek peninsula. For three days, the Persians-the greatest miltary force in the world-were stopped in their tracks by a vastly... .... Learn More

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