He lived in the shadow of kings. One trusted him with his empire; the other feared his every move. Memnon of Rhodes (375-333 BC) walked in the footsteps of giants. As a soldier, sailor, statesman and general, he was, in the words of Diodorus of Sicily, "outstanding in courage and strategic grasp." A contemporary of Demosthenes and Aristotle, Memnon rose from humble origins to command the whole of western Asia in a time of strife and slaughter. To his own people, he was a traitor, to his rivals, a mercenary. But, to the King ...

Memnon 2007, Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group), London

ISBN-13: 9780553818956

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Memnon 2006, Medallion Press

ISBN-13: 9781932815399

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