The Battle of Marathon / Peter Krentz ; foreword by Donald Kagan and Dennis Showalter.

How did the city-state of Athens defeat the invaders from Persia, the first world empire, on the plain of Marathon in 490 BCE? Clever scholars skeptical of our earliest surviving source, Herodotus, have produced one ingenious theory after another. In this stimulating new book, bound to provoke contr...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Krentz, Peter (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, ©2010.
Series:Yale library of military history.