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year of Salamis, 480-479 BC.

Green, Peter

year of Salamis, 480-479 BC.

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Xerxes I, King of Persia, 519-465 or 4 B.C.,
  • Salamis, Battle of, Greece, 480 B.C.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF225.6 .G7 1970b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 326 p., 8 plates.
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5004253M
    ISBN 100297001469
    LC Control Number76516029

    The naval Battle of Salamis in BC took place off Salamis, Cyprus between the fleets of Ptolemy I ( BC – BC) a companion and historian of Alexander the Great of the Kingdom of Macedon in northern Greece who became ruler of Egypt and Demetrius I (– BC), a Greek Macedonian nobleman, military leader, and finally king of. In BC, the Persian emperor Xervs launches a full scale land and sea invasion of Greece (estimated army of ,) B. The Persians win a Purr vie Victory at the Battle of Thernopike () before losing to the Greeks at the Battle of Artemesiaum and Platea.


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year of Salamis, 480-479 BC. by Green, Peter Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Year of Salamis, BC book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Popular classicist Peter Green (author of Alexander /5. The year of Salamis, BC [Green, Peter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The year of Salamis, BC5/5(1). As the text makes clear twice throughout the book, Xerxes was assassinated in BC, the year after the defeat of the Eurymedon and not, as indicated by mistake in the chronology, in BC.

The initial size of the Persian fleet, its losses during the two-year campaign and its size at Salamis have been discussed by historians for decades/5(10). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Green, Peter, Year of Salamis, BC.

London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (OCoLC) Online version. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The year of Salamis, BC at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

This is a reissue, with a new introduction and an update to the bibliography, of the original edition, published in as The Year of Salamis in England and as Xerxes at Salamis. Barry Strauss is a world-class academic classicist, but “The Battle of Salamis: The Naval Encounter that Saved Greece -- and Western Civilization” is geared for the more general reader.

He tells the story of the Persian invasion of Greece in BC and the decisive naval battle at Salamis with an easy style focused on character development /5(). The siege of Potidaea ( BC) was an unsuccessful Persian attempt to capture the strongly fortified city in the aftermath of Xerxes's retreat from Greece, and is notable for the first historical record of a tsunami.

After the Greek naval victory at Salamis, Xerxes of Persia decided to return to Asia, leavingmen under his brother-in-law Mardonius in Thessaly to complete the. Battle of Salamis, ( bc), battle in the Greco-Persian Wars in which a Greek fleet defeated much larger Persian naval forces in the straits at Salamis, between the island of Salamis and the Athenian port-city of the Persian king Xerxes and his army had overrun much of Greece, and his navy of about galleys bottled up the smaller Greek fleet of about.

The Battle of Salamis (/ ˈ s æ l ə m ɪ s / SAL-ə-miss; Ancient Greek: Ναυμαχία τῆς Σαλαμῖνος, romanized: Naumachía tês Salamînos) was a naval battle fought between an alliance of Greek city-states under Themistocles, and the Persian Empire under King Xerxes in BC. It resulted in a decisive victory for the outnumbered Greeks.

The battle was fought in the Location: Straits of Salamis, 37°57′5″N. In BC, the Greek and Persian fleets met in a battle in the strait between Attica and the island of Salamis.

Although outnumbered, the Greeks delivered a crushing victory that ended the Persian threat to Greece. This book draws on the findings of archaeological, technological and naval research, as well as on original historical sources to vividly recreate one of the most Price: $ As the text makes clear twice throughout the book, Xerxes was assassinated in BC, the year after the defeat of the Eurymedon and not, as indicated by mistake in the chronology, in BC.

The initial size of the Persian fleet, its losses during the two-year campaign and its size at Salamis have been discussed by historians for decades/5.

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Looking for books by Peter Green. See all books authored by Peter Green, including Alexander of Macedon BC: A Historical Biography, and The Hellenistic Age: A Short History, and more on The Year of Salamis, BC. Peter Green $ - $ Beyond the Wild Wood. Peter Green London, in the Year Now. Soldiers of Salamis by Javier Cercas translated by Anne McLean Bloomsbury £, pp Spain, a generation after Franco's death inis ready to re-examine the events of 65 years ago.

The Year of Salamis, BC () (UK) = Xerxes at Salamis () (USA) Alexander the Great () Armada from Athens () The Shadow of the Parthenon: Studies in Ancient History and Literature () The Parthenon () A Concise History of Ancient Greece to the Close of the Classical Era () Alexander of Macedon, B.C.

The battle of Salamis (23 or 24 September BC) was the decisive battle of Xerxes's invasion of Greece, and was a major Greek naval victory that left the Persian army dangerously isolated in southern Greece. In the aftermath of the battle the Persians retreated back to Thessaly, and Xerxes returned home with most of the army leaving a sizable force to continue the campaign.

The battle of Salamis of BC was central in defence of free Greece against the Persian invasion and can be considered a focal point the history of mankind. Enjoy the video and then join us in. Lazenby, JF. The Defence of Greece – BC. Green, Peter. The Year of Salamis, – B.C.

Burn, A.R., “Persia and the Greeks” in The Cambridge History of Iran, Volume 2: The Median and Achaemenid Periods, Ilya Gershevitch, ed. Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War Rise of an Empire 9film) in case you didn’t already know.

The Battle of Salamis (; Ancient Greek: Ναυμαχία τῆς Σαλαμῖνος, Naumachia tēs Salaminos) was fought between an Alliance of Greek city-states and the Persian Empire in BC, in the straits between the mainland and Salamis, an island in the Saronic Gulf near marked the high-point of the second Persian invasion of Greece, which had begun that spring.

Date and authorship. The Cypria, in the written form in which it was known in classical Greece, was probably composed in the late seventh century BC, but there is much uncertainty.

The Cyclic Poets, as the translator of Homerica, Hugh G. Evelyn-White noted "were careful not to trespass upon ground already occupied by Homer," one of the reasons for dating the final, literary form. Salamis - Ancient Roman City: The ancient city of Salamis became the capital of Cyprus as far back as BC.

The city shared the destiny of the rest of the island during the successive occupations by the various dominant powers of the Near East, viz. the Assyrians, Egyptians, Persians, and Romans. This is a reissue, with a new introduction and an update to the bibliography, of the original edition, published in as.

The Year of Salamis in England and as Xerxes at Salamis in the U.S. The long and bitter struggle between the great Persian Empire and the fledgling Greek states reached its high point with the extraordinary Greek victory at Salamis in B.C/5(5).

Salamis island is known for the Battle of Salamis, the decisive naval victory of the allied Greek fleet, led by Themistocles, over the Persian Empire in BC. It is said to be the birthplace of Ajax and Euripides, the latter's birth being popularly placed on the day of the strative region: Attica.

Leotychidas (also Leotychides, Latychidas; Ancient Greek: Λεωτυχίδας; c. BC–c. BC) was co-ruler of Sparta between – BC, alongside Cleomenes I and later Leonidas I and led Spartan forces during the Persian Wars from BC to BC.

Born in Sparta around BC, Leotychidas was a descendant of the Royal House of the Eurypontids Atreids: Menelaus, Orestes, Tisamenus, Dion.

In the immediate aftermath of Salamis, Xerxes attempted to build a pontoon bridge or causeway across the straits, in order to use his army to attack the Athenians; however, with the Greek fleet now confidently patrolling the straits, this proved futile.

Herodotus tells us that Xerxes held a council of war, at which the Persian general Mardonius tried to make light of the defeat.

An event marking the year anniversary since the Battle of Thermopylae and the Battle of Salamis in BC began in Athens on Wednesday and was attended by both the country’s President and Author: Nick Kampouris.

4 – Battle of Salamis (/ BC) Although Darius I wanted revenge on the Greeks for the defeat at Marathon, uprisings in Egypt and Babylon took up much of his time. He died before he could launch another invasion, so it was left to his son, Xerxes, to deal with Greece. Xerxes became king in [ ].

Persian Wars BC. Years of Thermopylae and Salamis. Dates: 1: 22 – 28 March 2: 10 – 16 May 3: 19 – 25 July Persian Wars BC quantity. Book Now. Categories: Battlefield Studies, Seminars. Barry Strauss has written one of the best books of If history can be seen as a teacher for the present, this is it.

With a solid and clear understanding of ancient Greek civilization, warfare and naval history, he brings the battle of Salamis alive in the context of the Greco-Persian War of B.C.5/5(5). - On BC the battle in the Greco-Persian Wars was fought.

In this battle a Greek fleet defeated much larger Persian naval forces in the straits at Salamis, between the island of Salamis and the Athenian port-city of Piraeus. The Second Persian War in BC had three major battles (Thermopylae, Salamis, Plataea).

Salamis was a sea battle. The sites can be found on a map of ancient Greece, and possibly even on a. Salamis BC by William Shepherd: BCE The World of Athens (Reading Greek) by Joint Association of Classical Teachers: BCE Xerxes' Greek Adventure: The Naval Perspective (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava.

Supplementum, Vol. ) (Mnemosyne Supplements) by H. Wallinga: BCE The Year of Salamis B.C. The Battle of Salamis - BC The Greeks defeated the Persians at sea The ruling political figure in those years was military strategist Themistocles (ca. - BC). The Battle of Salamis (; Greek, Ancient (to );: Ναυμαχία τῆς Σαλαμῖνος|Naumachía tês Salamînos) was a naval battle fought between an alliance of Greek city-states under Themistocles, and the Persian Empire under King Xerxes in BC.

It resulted in a decisive victory for the outnumbered Greeks. The battle was fought in the straits between the mainland and Salamis. Peter Green: The Year of Salamis, – b.c.

xv+ 15 plates, 12 maps. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Cloth, £3 - Peter Green: Alexander the. The Greco-Persian Wars (also often called the Persian Wars) were a series of conflicts between the Achaemenid Empire and Greek city-states that started in BC and lasted until BC.

The collision between the fractious political world of the Greeks and the enormous empire of the Persians began when Cyrus the Great conquered the Greek-inhabited region of Ionia in on: Mainland Greece, Thrace, Aegean. The naval Battle of Salamis in BC took place off Salamis, Cyprus between the fleets of Ptolemy I of Egypt and Antigonus I Monophthalmus, two of the Diadochi, the generals who, after the death of Alexander the Great, fought each other for control of his empire.

Cyprus had been seized by Ptolemy, and was used as a base for operations against the Antigonid territories in Location: Salamis, Cyprus, 35°10′N 33°55′E.

20 Nov - The Battle of Salamis was a naval battle fought between an alliance of Greek city-states under Themistocles and the Persian Empire under King Xerxes in BCE, which resulted in a decisive victory for the outnumbered Greeks. The battle was fought in the straits between the mainland and Salamis, an island in the Saronic Gulf near Athens, and marked the high-point 10 pins.

The second Persian invasion of Greece (– BC) occurred during the Greco-Persian Wars, as King Xerxes I of Persia sought to conquer all of Greece. The invasion was a direct, if delayed, response to the defeat of the first Persian invasion of Greece (– BC) at the Battle of Marathon, which ended Darius I's attempts to subjugate Greece.

After Darius's death, his son Location: Greece. It provided land and naval contingents and leadership at the battles of Salamis BCE and Plataia BCE. It then turned its attention to its own internal problems and Athens took over.The Battle of Salamis (Ancient Greek: Ναυμαχία τῆς Σαλαμῖνος), was a naval battle fought between an Alliance of Greek city-states and the Achaemenid Empire of Persia in September BC in the straits between the mainland and Salamis, an island in the Saronic Gulf near marked the high-point of the second Persian invasion of Greece which had begun in : September, BC.On this day, September 11th in the year BC, off of the Eastern Coast of Greece, a fleet of ships was amassing in the distance headed towards the beach of Marathon.

A massive fleet of ships filled to the brim with Persian invaders, their goal was to invade and occupy the city of Athens, which would have given them an extremely vital.