|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 |
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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,
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.
A number of illustrations are included in the text.
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