EBOOK FREE The Year of Salamis 480 479 BC By Peter Green

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make so and gives due regard to the Persian side of the tale Green s famous r notorious wit is in evidence as is his the tale Green s famous r notorious wit is in evidence as is his sense Morte a credito of historical probability Marathon Thermopylae Salamis Plataea it s all here as are the great figuresf history and drama Themistokles Darius Xerxes Leonidas Very much worth your while if you have any interest in the greatest OS Graficos Do Ventilador: Identificando a Assincronia Paciente Ventilador E Otimizando as Definicoes of the warsf ancient Hellas Donald Kagan calls Mr Green s Greco Persian Keely and Du opus magnus a brilliant piecef popular scholarship It is definitely scholarly with extensive Notes and Bibliography sections As well Green explores and scholarly with extensive Notes and Bibliography sections As well Green explores and upon the strategy and tactics Mill Hill of all the players whilst keeping focus and without wandering down any hairf the gnat rabbit holes I suspect that Kagan uses the adjective popular as a mode Star Wars Dooku: Jedi Lost of conveying Green s pace and writing style Many history books and certainly most text books earn the appellativef being a bit dry The Greco Persian Wars was as much a page turner as Kagan s The Peloponnese War Both are lucid and clear eyed well paced and superbly written And though I had just finished two This Poison Will Remain other accountsf the Greco Persian conflict Un eroe dei nostri tempi one focusedn the battle Geldsack of Thermopylae and thether Rescued by a Horse: True Stories of Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Healing on Salamis Green s accounting was thorough beginning with Darius and the early days conflict in Ionia and ending with Xanthippus destructionf Xerxes last Hellespont The Secret of the Glass outpostf Sestos and held my interest despite the lack Discovery: Poetry and Art by Rick and Jan Sikes of any historical surprises Green does havene literary tic that gets a little annoying at times He sprinkles his text with Latin and and a little less The Genealogy of the Family of Francis Beaman, Sr Northampton County, North Carolina (American Surname Series) often French phrases some uite common andthers leading to a bit Lions and Tigers and Snares of head scratching Flip to seemingly almost any given page and the italicized en masse ab initio in suto bien pensants sic transit en passant terminus ante uem etc are there for either an a ha momentr a uick Google cum dictionary search Don t get me wrong there are definitely times when a good en route r in toto is going to be appropriate And I feel my language skills can always be stretched So this is less a complaint than just a note Therefore it should not dissuade anyone from picking up this superlative history et credo Lively recount f the Persian Empire s famously thwarted incursion into Europe The author deals with both sides Fox Play of the conflict fairly he never conflates the heroic with the good but the detailsf the Greek side are given a major share while describing the course Star Wars: Lando of the conflict Manyf the Greek personalities and events are given WWII era analogs with Themistocles compared to Churchill collaborators described as uislings No Genius Loci: Towards a Phenomenology of Architecture one source is used to reconstruct events and no source is considered immune to the politics and propagandaf the time r just simple human error When possible archeology and terrain are used to augment andor verify written recordPeter Green s prose is delight to read He manages to compress a lot f informa A vividly written account perhaps the best Aria Appassionata on the subject I m not totally sure that I should be writing this review because I purchased the book recently though I actually read it some 45 years ago as The yearf Salamis And I purchased this revised and updated book published in 1996 for my son who is about to engage in a couple f years f ancient history study Obviously the book made a big impression The Untold Story: My 20 Years Running the National Inquirer on me because I am basically writing this reviewn the basis Betrayed, Betrothed and Bedded of my recollectionsf the Anna Laetitia Barbauld Poems 1792 originalsome 45 Rsian invasion andccupation Peter Green brilliantly retells this historic moment evoking the whole dramatic sweep Caught in the Net of events that the Persianffensive set in motion The massive Greek victory despite the Greeks' inferior numbers Blue Road to Atlantis opened the way for the historic evolutionf the Greek states in a climate Bioetica Della Sessualita, Della Vita Nascente E Pediatrica of creativity independence and democracyne that provided a model and an inspiration for centuries to comeGreen's The struggle that seeded panhellenism in the surprisingly disjunct ancient Hellenic world described at length I m a new fan Jennifer Scales and the Messenger of Light of Themistocles More enjoyable than the subject matter is Green s writing style both accessible and brisk combining humor and suspenseMynly word Itinerari nel sacro. L'esperienza religiosa giapponese of warning is that it may be bit hard to follow without passing familiarity with the period in uestion Green has a tendency to make references without apologyr explanation and while this helps to maintain the pace f the work it does add a barrier to be vercome by the uninitiatedHowever the payoff particularly if Bad Land one follows the notes and is willing to do a little extra curricular reference hunting is well worth it Peter Green s The Greco Persian Wars is a historical narrativef it s namesake In fact it Lettere: 1942-1943 only covers the 1st and 2nd Persian invasionsf the Greek mainland and the period between them so from an the period between them so from an perspective in this regard Thus it actually leaves L'ipocrisia dell'Occidente. Il Califfo, il terrore e la storia out the aftermathf the Persian defeat and subseuent counter attacks led by the Athenian Democracy among them the liberation The Fire of Origins of the Greek cities in the Anatolian coast beginning with the victory at Mycale the invasionf Cyprus led by Kimon and the Athenian support 200 warships to the rebellion against Persia in Egypt If what you seek is a complete treatment Count Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy (Critical Heritage) of the period between the 1st Persian Invasion 490 BCE and the apparent cessationf hostilities 450 BCE you would be better suited with a reading Pasto nudo of Herodotus a bitf Thucydides and what is a master class work regarding the subseuent period the 4 volume Peloponnesian War series by Donald Kagan a series Escaping Me of books might I add very much unlike thisne in their style Goodbye Marianne of writing density and depthHowever this lackf completeness is by design The book thrives in it s narrative The Maxx: Maxximized Vol. 3 of what are probably the most celebrated battlesf Classical Antiuity Marathon Thermopylae Salamis and Platea The book reads like fiction although at times it perhaps becomes a bit dense never too much perhaps if anything not enough The first book Il cacciatore of my summer readingn the Greco Persian wars and it was a great introduction It starts with the creation The Unscratchables of the Persian Empire and ends with the hintsf an Athenian Empire I am not sure how easy it is for a person who knows nothing Therapy of the conflict since the author sometimes references events that has not happen chronologically yetr been dealt with by the author The language is as always a bit hard when it comes to dealing with ancientclassical works since there are allot The Hug of places that don t exist any names that are not so common any and sometimes people are mentioned justnce such as in this battle X son The Resurrection Tree and Other Stories of Y heroically did this and then never mentioned again just a minor detail Peter Green also uses allotf french sentences and words which for the most part was new to me I know allot Autostop con Buddha: Viaggio attraverso il Giappone of terms from political philosophy but mostf these were completely new so be prepared to check up the meanings Speak the Ocean of these french sentences while readingIn general I liked the book very much it had some good maps but sometimes the maps weren tn the pages that I would have liked them to be but its just a detail I will definitely read Peters Greens book Newark's Little Italy: The Vanished First Ward on Alexander the greatnce I get to that era f history A favourite
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clear well written account f the wars that shaped Greece s view Tolstoy Lied: A Love Story of itself and allowed Athens rise to empire glory and doom Green never allows himself to be blinded by the vers. This is a reissue with a new introduction and an update to the bibliographyf the Second Sight (Circle of Three, original edition published in 1970 as The Yearf Salamis in England and as Xerxes at Salamis in the USThe long and bitter struggle between the great Persian Empire and the fledgling Greek states reached its high point with the extraordinary Greek victory at Salamis in 480 BC The astonishing sea battle banished forever the specter f Pe. Ears ago I confess that I have not re read in entirety in truth very little f the new version However I HAVE read the author s introduction where he describes some Only a Few Bones: A True Account of the Rolling Fork Tragedy and Its Aftermath of the changes he has made and somef the academic criticism directed at the Baby Colossus (Short Story) original version For example he was accusedf fictionalising his characters a bit too much and having the novelist s desire to avoid a gap in the storyHowever from my perspective that is Roy Al onef the things that i really liked about the work It runs like a story yet has fascinating facts injected such as the military expert who looked Modern Castrato: Gaetano Guadagni and the Coming of a New Operatic Age over the terrain that Xerxes had to cover and looking at the water resources in Particular estimated that the Persian army at most numbered about 210000 not the 17M infantry plus about another 400000 estimated by Herodotus I was just re reading the sectionn the Battle f Marathon and I must say that Peter Green tells a good story He had me captivated again Although the book is focused n the events in the straits Apple Training Series of Salamis and the naval victoryf Greeks A Little Bit Psychic: Pride Prejudice with a Modern Twist over Persians he sets the stage well From the victoryf Marathon to the invasion by the massive Persian army and fleet and the follow up land campaigns Green tells a fascinating tale He writes well and as I said above he is a great story teller Though apparently this is not really appreciated by the academic historian critics My version f the book is a bit tattered and marked I bought it second hand and i am contemplating buying a new version One f the things that I remembered reading some 45 years ago was the importance The Dashwood Sisters Tell All of Themistocles to the victory at Salamishis insistencen building an expensive fleet The Dashwood Sisters Tell All: A Modern Day Novel of Jane Austen of triremes Also the luckf finding a wealth f silver at the mines in Laurium Though to get his way with the assembly and get access mines in Laurium Though to get his way with the assembly and get access the silver and authority to build the fleet he did not refer to a war with Persia but with a direct threat from Aeginawhich was cutting ff trade from PiraeusAnd f course the famous battle at Thermopylae which Green manages to turn into something like A Thrilling Narrative Certainly It thrilling narrative Certainly it me Although the Spartan s lost the battle there he uotes William Golding n the eventual A Shopkeepers Millennium outcome If you were a Persianneither you nor Leonidas nor anyone else could force that here thirty year s time was won for shining Athens and all Greec eand for all humanityA littlef Leonidas lies in the fact that I can go where I like and write what I like He contributed to set us freeI really like this book And I think Green has done an excellent job Torchwood: Moving Target of making history than just interesting It s made it uite fascinating Five stars from me Prof Green is skilled at bringing History to life Here he has the advantagef having as a main source Herodotus Master Topo Tip Fa I Capricci of Anecdotes Andf course Torah Anthology : Vol. 3B - From Jacob Until Joseph (Me'Am Lo'EzSeries of writingn the epic struggle 12 Shades of Surrender of Greeks vs Persians and not incidentally a whole bunchf Ce la faccio da sola other Greeks and Phoenicians and EgyptiansGreen wants the Greek Alliance to win and is glad it did But he does justice to their foe and in particular to Xerxes The book was written before The 300 gave us a wildly fraught portraitf the Persian King but he has consistently been maligned Green sees him as a capable but not very imaginative leaderHe also notes that the Greeks who backed Xerxes and there were many even as late as Platea seemed to be backing a winning and not vey A Way of Hope: An Autobiography oppressive side Even the Oracle at Delphi predicted a Persian winThis is an enjoyable and intelligentverview Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma: The American Portraits Series of the war. Ccountsf both Persian and Greek strategies are clear and persuasive; eually convincing are his everyday details regarding the lives Manual para mujeres de la limpieza of soldiers statesmen andrdinary citizens He has first hand knowledge Bajo el cielo de la saga: Hacia una neoépica argentina of the land and sea he describes as well as full commandf Postcards from Wonderland original sources and modern scholarship With a new foreword The Greco Persian Wars is a book that loversf fine historical writing will greet with pleasur.

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    EBOOK FREE The Year of Salamis 480 479 BC By Peter Green More enjoyable than the subject matter is Green's writing style both accessible and brisk combining humor and suspenseMy only word of warning is that it may be bit hard to follow without passing familiarity with the period in uestion Green has a tendency to make references without apology or explanation and while this helps to maintain the pace of the work it does add a barrier to be overcome by the uninitiatedHowever th

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