Persian Fire by Tom Holland

The book provides a riveting historical account of the Greco-Persian Wars, focusing on the rise of the Persian Empire under leaders such as Cyrus the Great and Darius, and its eventual confrontation with the city-states of Greece. It delves into the political, cultural, and military aspects of this ancient clash, highlighting key figures and battles, such as Marathon and Thermopylae. The narrative not only explores the strategies and tactics employed but also the broader implications of the conflict on the development of Western civilization, offering insights into the complex interplay of power and identity in the ancient world.

The 7151st greatest book of all time


Published
2005
Nationality
Unknown
Type
Fiction
Pages
448
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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