Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 September 2006

336 Pages

ISBN: 9780199299836

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The Greek Wars

The Failure of Persia

George Cawkwell

In this stimulating study that frequently challenges received opinion, George Cawkwell re-examines the whole course of Persian relations with Greek states from a Persian Perspective--from the coming of Cyrus in the mid-sixth century BC down to the defeat of Darius by Alexander the Great at the battle of Gaugamela in 331 BC.