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The Story of the Persian War by  Alfred J. Church

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The Story of the Persian War
by Alfred J. Church
Stirring account of the Greeks' encounters with the Persians in the 5th century B.C., including the battle of Marathon, the defense of Thermopylae, and the battle of Salamis, all retold from the history of Herodotus. Illustrations from sculptures and vases accompany the text.  Ages 12-15
211 pages $10.95   



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This text was prepared by volunteers associated with Heritage-History, using as copytext, The Story of the Persian War from Herodotus, by Rev. Alfred J. Church, M.A., with illustrations, New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, n.d.

The Preface indicates that the book was completed in 1881. Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain in the United States. By U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after its first publication.

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