Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins (Google eBook)

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Basic Books, Aug 20, 2013 - History - 576 pages
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A prize-winning classicist s thrilling account of the Ten Years War the first stage of the Peloponnesian War
  

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Review: Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins

User Review  - Rob - Goodreads

Lacks the narrative drive and telling details of popular history, while not as dry and ponderous as academic history. Is it popular academic? Lendon does demonstrate the unflagging commitment to a ... Read full review

Review: Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins

User Review  - Jeffrey.webb89gmail.com - Goodreads

Lendon is obviously the most brilliant (and subtly controversial) scholar on Greek warfare, with his theory of cultural determinism taking the front and center role from the usual star of the show ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
I
19
II
57
III
107
IV
147
V
187
VI
219
VII
249
Chronology of Events
387
Glossaries of People Things and Places
395
Authors Note and Acknowledgments
411
Suggestions for Further Reading
415
Appendix
417
Notes
431
Bibliography
507
Illustration Credits
531

VIII
289
IX
323
Epilogue
369

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About the author (2013)

J.E. Lendon is professor of history at the University of Virginia and author of Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity, runner-up for the Longman History Today Book of the Year Prize (2006). He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, and Heidelberg, Germany.

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