Thermopylae: The Battle That Changed the World

By: Cartledge, Paul

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In 480 B.C., the mighty Persian king Xerxes led a massive force to the narrow mountain pass called Thermopylae, anticipating no significant resistance in his bid to conquer Greece. But the Greeks, led by Leonidas and a small army of Spartan warriors, took the battle to the Persians and nearly halted their advance.
Paul Cartledge's riveting, authoritative account of King Leonidas and the legendary 300 illuminates this valiant endeavor that changed the way future generations would think about combat, courage, and death.

Title: Thermopylae: The Battle That Changed the World

Author Name: Cartledge, Paul

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Publisher: Vintage:

ISBN Number: 1400079187

ISBN Number 13: 9781400079186


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