Thermopylae: The Battle That Changed the World

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Product Details

Price
$17.00
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
Pages
313
Dimensions
5.28 X 0.7 X 7.96 inches | 0.73 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781400079186

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About the Author

Paul Cartledge, professor of Greek history at the University of Cambridge, is the author of Alexander the Great, The Spartans, and The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization.

Reviews

"Impeccable...Enthralling...Vividly reconstructs [the Spartans'] finest hour."
-The Independent

"Briskly written...Offers a fresh look at the battle and the complex events leading up to it."
-Forbes

"In the annals of heroism, the Battle of Thermopylae is an archetype, a classic."
-Noel Malcolm, The Telegraph (UK)

"The real passion of Thermopylae lies in the author's sudden discovery that his subject is exciting to other people again."
-The Wall Street Journal