Marathon The Battle That Changed Western Civilization

ISBN-10: 1590205685

ISBN-13: 9781590205686

Edition: 2011

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In this comprehensive and engrossing treatment, published to coincide with the 2,500th anniversary of the historic Battle of Marathon, Billows captures the drama of the day and the ramifications it has had throughout Western history.
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List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Overlook Press, The
Publication date: 11/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Richard A. Billows is Assistant Professor of History at Columbia University.

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Introduction: The Legend of Marathon
The Ancient Greeks in the Seventh and Sixth Centuries B.C.E.
The Rise of the Persian Empire
The Athenian City-State about 500 B.C.E.
The Growth of Conflict between Persians and Greeks
The Battle of Marathon
The Consequences of the Battle of Marathon
Glossary of Terms
Further Reading and Bibliography
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