The Classical Art of Command: Eight Greek Generals Who Shaped the History of Warfare

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This book uniquely looks at the many facets of Greek generalship through the individual careers of some of the best-known Greek commanders. They include the Spartan king Leonidas, who embodied his countrymen's heroic ethos in the battle of Thermopylae against the Persian invader; the Athenian leader Themistocles, credited as the architect of Athens' naval power and of the Greek victory over the Persians; the famous democratic leader, Pericles, who prepared Athens and directed its conflict with Sparta, known as the ...

The Classical Art of Command: Eight Greek Generals Who Shaped the History of Warfare 2017, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780199985821

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