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The Greco-Persian Wars (also often called the Persian Wars) were a series of conflicts between the Achaemenid Empire of Persia and city-states of the Hellenic world that started in 499 BC and lasted until 449 BC. Contents: Ionian Revolt; First Persian invasion of Greece; Second Persian invasion of Greece; Wars of the Delian League; Combatants; Commanders; Personalities; etc.
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by John Pentland Mahaffy - Putnam
The story of the conquests of Alexander has been told many times, but the history of the portions of the great Empire that he founded, how they lost their independence, and finally were absorbed into the dominions of Rome, is less well known.
by Jan N. Bremmer - De Gruyter Open
This book explores ancient mystery cults and their influence on emerging Christianity. The author discusses the famous Eleusian Mysteries as well as lesser-known Greek and Roman mysteries, offering an in-depth analysis of this fascinating phenomenon.
by Tom Green - Lulu.com
Provides a detailed overview of trading activity in the Roman and Byzantine Mediterranean, grounded in recent archaeological research. It is argued that free trade played a significant role in the nature of trading in Classical and Late Antiquity.
This is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between Sparta and Athens. It was written by Thucydides, an Athenian general who served in the war. It is regarded as one of the earliest scholarly works of history.