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Battle of Salamis The Naval Encounter That Saved Greece - And Western Civilization

ISBN-10: 0743244516
ISBN-13: 9780743244510
Edition: 2004
Authors: Barry S. Strauss
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 7/5/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Professor of history and classics at Cornell University, Barry Strauss holds a Ph.D. from Yale. He has been awarded fellowships by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Academy in Rome, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, The MacDowell Colony for the Arts, the Korea Foundation, and the Killam Foundation of Canada. He is the recipient of the Clark Award for excellence in teaching from Cornell. He is Chair of Cornell's Department of History, Director of Cornell's Program on Freedom and Free Societies, and Past Director of Cornell's Peace Studies Program. His many publications include Athens After the Peloponnesian War: Class, Faction, and Policy, 403-386 B.C.; Fathers and Sons in Athens: Ideology and Society in the Era of the Peloponnesian War; The Anatomy of Error: Ancient Military Disasters and Their Lessons for Modern Strategists (with Josiah Ober); Hegemonic Rivalry from Thucydides to the Nuclear Age (coedited with R. New Lebow); War and Democracy: A Comparative Study of the Korean War and the Peloponnesian War (coedited with David R. McCann); Rowing Against the Current: On Learning to Scull at Forty; The Battle of Salamis, the Naval Encounter That Saved Greece-and Western Civilization; The Trojan War: A New History; The Spartacus War; and Masters of Command: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar and the Genius of War. His books have been translated into seven languages. His book The Battle of Salamis was named one of the best books of 2004 by the Washington Post.

A Note on Spelling and Abbreviations
Timetable of Events Relating to the Battle of Salamis, 480 B.C.
An Important Note About the Ships
Prologue: Piraeus
The Advance
Artemisium
Thermopylae
Athens
Salamis
The Trap
Phaleron
From Salamis to Phaleron
From Phaleron to Salamis
Salamis
The Battle
Salamis Straits: Morning
Salamis Straits: Afternoon
Salamis Straits: Evening
The Retreat
Phaleron
Andros
Epilogue: Susa
Notes
Sources
Acknowledgments
Index

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