Lords of the Sea The Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy

ISBN-10: 0143117688

ISBN-13: 9780143117681

Edition: N/A

Authors: John R. Hale

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With a scholar's insight and a storyteller's flair, Hale takes readers on an illustrated tour of the heroes and their turbulent, far-flung expeditions, and brings back to light a forgotten maritime empire and its majestic legacy. bw insert.
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List price: $19.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/27/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

List of Maps and Diagrams
Preface
Introduction
Freedom
One Man, One Vision [483 B.C.]
Building the Fleet [483–481 B.C.]
The Wooden Wall [481–480 B.C.]
Holding the Pass [Summer, 480 B.C.]
Salamis [End of Summer, 480 B.C.]
Democracy
A League of Their Own [479–463 B.C.]
Boundless Ambition [462–446 B.C.]
Mariners of the Golden Age [Mid-fifth Century B.C.]
Empire
The Imperial Navy [446–433 B.C.]
War and Pestilence [433–430 B.C.]
Fortune Favors the Brave [430–428 B.C.]
Masks of Comedy, Masks of Command [428–421 B.C.]
The Sicilian Expedition [415–413 B.C.]
Catastrophe
The Rogue's Return [412–407 B.C.]
Of Heroes and Hemlock [407–406 B.C.]
Rowing to Hades [405–399 B.C.]
Rebirth
Passing the Torch [397–371 B.C.]
Triremes of Atlantis [370–354 B.C.]
The Voice of the Navy [354–339 B.C.]
In the Shadow of Macedon [339–324 B.C.]
The Last Battle [324–322 B.C.]
Chronology
Glossary
Note on Sources
Acknowledgments
Index
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