Marathon: How One Battle Changed Western Civilization (Paperback)
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Short Description for Marathon In this comprehensive and engrossing treatment, published to coincide with the 2,500th anniversary of the historic Battle of Marathon, Billows captures the drama of the day and the ramifications it has had throughout Western history.
- Published: 01 November 2011
- Format: Paperback 304 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781590205686 ISBN 10: 1590205685
- Sales rank: 463,774
Full description for Marathon
A 2,500th anniversary tribute to the decisive military battle traces the confrontation between Greek and Persian forces that led to an unexpected victory and the establishment of Greek cultural practices that became a basis for much of Western civilization.