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The Persian War from The Histories (Abridged)




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In this, the first prose history in European civilization, Herodotus tells the heroic tale of the Greeks' resistance to the vast invading force assembled by...

Disc 1


    The Histories: The Persian War (more info)
  1. In The 6th Century BC, Cyrus And His Son Cambyses Expand The Persian Empire - 1:50
  2. Darius Pursues His Own Design - 7:33
  3. The Battle Of Marathon - 5:25
  4. The Wrath Of Darius - 9:02
  5. Xerxes Builds A Canal And A Bridge - 13:30
  6. The Persian Army Marches Out - 11:45
  7. The Review And The Numbering Of The Persian Army - 5:11
  8. The Army Marches Upon Greece Through Thrace - 11:20
  9. Themistocles Takes Control With Shrewd Counsel - 4:31
  10. The Greeks Decide To Guard The Pass of Thermopylae - 9:12

Disc 2


    The Histories: The Persian War (more info)
  1. The Commander Of The Force, The Spartan Leonidas - 7:33
  2. Betrayal By Ephialtes - 5:25
  3. The Final Conflict At Thermopylae - 5:38
  4. The Greek Fleet At Artemisium - 6:25
  5. The Greeks' Naval Strategy - 4:55
  6. 'The Third Day Was Now Come' - 8:22
  7. The Greek Fleet Sails To Salamis - 3:59
  8. The Persians Sack Athens - 8:39
  9. Manoeuvres - And The Battle Of Salamis - 11:34
  10. The Rout Of The Persians Begins - 4:14
  11. Mardonius Proposes His New Plans To Xerxes - 5:53
  12. Xerxes Withdraws His Forces - 5:35

Disc 3


    The Histories: The Persian War (more info)
  1. Themistocles Is Honoured By The Greeks - 5:52
  2. Mardonuis, Through His Ambassador, Entreats The Athenians To Make Peace - 11:35
  3. Mardonius Burns Athens And Withdraws From Attica - 3:34
  4. Masistius Leads The Persians Against The Greeks - 8:51
  5. Preparations For The Battle Of Plataea - 14:12
  6. The Battle Of Plataea Begins - 10:35
  7. Further Defeat For The Persians At Mycale In Ionia - 11:10
  8. The Love Of Xerxes For The Wife And Daughter Of Masistes - 7:24
  9. The Greeks Sail For The Hellespont - 2:07
  10. Herodotus Concludes The Histories With A Reminiscence Of Cyrus: 'Soft Countries Gave Birth To Soft M - 2:19

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Product Details
 
Artist(s):
Herodotus; Marsden, Roy

Label: Naxos Audio Books
UPC: 730099008426
Item Number: NA308412
Release Date: Jan 3, 1996

 
 
 
 
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