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Published: 19 April 2012

352 Pages | 5 maps, 5 halftones


ISBN: 9780199766628

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Trouble in the West

Egypt and the Persian Empire, 525-332 BC

Stephen Ruzicka

Oxford Studies in Early Empires

  • Provides the first detailed, comprehensive reconstruction of Persian-Egyptian relations from the Persian conquest of Egypt through Alexander the Great's campaigns
  • Significantly contributes to general ancient history by illustrating the nature of the millennia long east-west struggle involving Near Eastern imperial powers and Egypt
  • Offers a new perspective on the major events of the 5th and 4th century eastern Mediterranean and Aegean worlds