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Battle of Salamis

Richard Bruce Nelson

Battle of Salamis

by Richard Bruce Nelson

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Published by Luscombe in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War games.,
  • Salamis, Battle of, Greece, 480 B.C.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Richard B. Nelson.
    SeriesBackground books for wargamers and modellers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU310 .N44 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4931193M
    ISBN 100860020568
    LC Control Number76357924

    On a late September day in B.C., Greek warships faced an invading Persian armada in the narrow Salamis Straits in the most important naval battle of the ancient world. Overwhelmingly outnumbered by the enemy, the Greeks triumphed through a combination of strategy and deception. This was a very well written book on the events leading up to Thermopylae, and also the events immediately following it (mainly Salamis and Plataea). And of course, it spends a good deal of time on the famous last stand of the Spartans itself. For a history book, this /5(56).

    Named one of the best books of by the Washington Post, his book, The Battle of Salamis, was described by the Boston Globe as "a military epic of the first order.".   On a late September day in B.C., Greek warships faced an invading Persian armada in the narrow Salamis Straits in the most important naval battle of the ancient world. Overwhelmingly outnumbered by the enemy, the Greeks triumphed through a combination of strategy and deception. More than two millennia after it occurred, the clash between the Greeks and Persians at Salamis 4/5(4).

      Frofessor Barry Strauss is an expert on ancient military history and has written numerous books, including “The Battle of Salamis” - named one of the Best Books of - and most recently. The crucial moment would be a Naval battle off an Island near the coast of Attica called Salamis. It would, indeed, be a desperate struggle, and to tell the exciting story up stepped the first great historian, Herodotus. He named his book "The Histories". His book pioneered methods of research and writing.


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"This account of [the Battle of Salamis] by a history professor who is an expert on naval warfare with a gift for vivid narrative brings it, in all its suspense, its complications, its surprises and its cast of extraordinary characters, to fervent and turbulent life."-- Bernard Knox, The Washington Post Book WorldReleased on: J   “The Battle of Salamis” was the first popular book written by Strauss, and it well deserves the praise often heaped on it.

Salamis (an island just southeast of Athens) was, of co Barry Strauss is a master of the “you are there” style of popular historical writing/5. Battle of Salamis, ( bc), battle in the Greco-Persian Wars in which a Greek fleet defeated much larger Persian naval forces in Battle of Salamis book 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 triremes in the.

Praise for The Battle Salamis. A ripping yarn of a world at the brink of annihilation and of the heroes (and fools) who brought it back from the edge. Strauss’s deep scholarship and clear prose bring the men and the era alive.

Named one of the Best Books of by the Washington Post. The Battle of Salamis by Barry Strauss is an enjoyable read that relies primarily on Herodotus's Histories in retelling the Battle of Salamis in BC.

The author does an excellent job of reconstructing the actual battle and providing insights into key /5(79). Traduzioni di frase THE BATTLE OF SALAMIS da inglese a italiano ed esempi di utilizzo di "THE BATTLE OF SALAMIS" in una frase con le loro traduzioni: Significance== the battle of salamis marked the turning point in.

The Battle of Thermopylae (/ θ ər ˈ m ɒ p ɪ l iː / thər-MOP-i-lee; Greek: Μάχη τῶν Θερμοπυλῶν, Máchē tōn Thermopylōn) was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states, led by King Leonidas I of Sparta, and the Achaemenid Empire of Xerxes I over the course of three days, during the second Persian invasion of took place simultaneously with the naval.

However, the 2,year anniversary of the battle of Salamis is now more relevant than ever. A new Xerxes is rising and threatening Greece.

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More than two mil /5(5). The Battle of Salamis was fought in September BC during the Persian Wars ( to BC). One of the great naval battles in history, Salamis saw the out-numbered Greeks best a larger Persian fleet.

The campaign had witnessed the Greeks pushed south and Athens captured. 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 5/5(5).

Named one of the best books of by the Washington Post, his book, The Battle of Salamis, was described by the Boston Globe as "a military epic of the first order." Only the hosts and presenter will be seen by video.

Attendees will be able to ask. Salamis: On Herodotus Vasiliki Zali N THE COURSE of Book 8 of Herodotus’ Histories and after the battle at Artemisium, the Greek fleet puts in at Salamis at the Athenians’ request.

There the Greeks, sparked by fear and indecisiveness, conduct successive discussions about the most suitable location to face the Persian invaders. Soon. Salamis: The Battle That Saved Western Culture In B.C., a powerful Persian armada attacked the Greek navy at Salamis, an island off Athens.

In his book The Battle of Salamis. This book covers the events after the Spartan defeat at the gates of fire until the naval battle at Salamis. As you would expect from Christian Cameron it is the combination of good well researched history well told and a cracking boys own adventure story.

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Hans Delbruck,Hans Delbr_ck. 00 The battle of Salamis in B.C. was the most important naval encounter of the ancient world. In the narrow strait between the island of Salamis and the Greek mainland, a heavily outnumbered Greek navy defeated the Persian armada in a brilliant victory that is still studied today.

The Greek triumph at Salamis stopped the advancing Persians and saved the first democracy in history.4/5(6). Named one of the best books of by the Washington Post, his book, The Battle of Salamis, was described by the Boston Globe as “a military epic of the first order.” Only the hosts and presenter will be seen by video.

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The distribution of the respective fleets of the Greek allied states (blue) against the Persian forces of Xerxes (red), BCE. The Greeks would outmanoeuvre the Persians in the shallow waters of the straights and win a victory which would (with the land Battle of Plataea one year later) end Xerxes' imperial ambitions in Greece.On a late September day in B.C., Greek warships faced an invading Persian armada in the narrow Salamis Straits in the most important naval battle of the ancient world.

Overwhelmingly outnumbered by the enemy, the Greeks triumphed through a combination of strategy and deception. More than two millennia after it occurred, the clash between the Greeks and Persians at Salamis remains one of.Ep. – The Naval Battle of Salamis We have finally arrived at the Battle of Salamis.

There’s a lot of buildup before the battle, and surprisingly, this.