By H. T. Wallinga
This quantity offers with Xerxes’ invasion of Greece (480 B.C.), really as a naval operation. It examines the traditions preserved by way of Aischylos, Herodotos, and others opposed to the history of the innovative naval advancements within the interval previous Xerxes’ determination to assault. one of the matters mentioned are: the naval strain on Persian international coverage; the energy in numbers of the Persian army in 480; its deployment within the waters of Salamis concerning the actual positive factors of the battlefield and the location of the Greeks; Themistokles’ mythical message as a key to the Persian plan of assault; the standard of the opposing ships and their tactical functions; the conflict of Salamis itself and its consequence. The e-book comprises maps and a photo of the realm mentioned.