The Persians

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Time-Life Books, Jan 1, 1975 - History - 160 pages

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TBD This is difficult "history", as it is not only cruel, but does not admit much light, progress, or direction up. It is the story of futility and entropy. The tribute demanded of Babylon was "500 ... Read full review

Contents

Tribute from a Parade of Nations
35
Royal Routines at Five Busy Capitals
63
The Aristocratic Art of Ostentation
85

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