Battles of the Greek and Roman Worlds: A Chronological by John Drogo Montagu

By John Drogo Montagu

15 maps 18 conflict plans eight x 10 * the simplest single-volume reference e-book for classical battles * Brings jointly the debts of the traditional historians This finished reference publication at the battles of the traditional international covers occasions from the 8th century BC right down to 31BC, while Octavian defeated Antony and Cleopatra on the conflict of Actium. the writer offers, in an exhilarating and brilliant sort and whole with conflict plans and maps, all the land and sea battles of the Greek and Roman worlds, in line with the money owed by way of historians of the time. John Drogo Montagu's love of classical heritage was once fostered in early life through an inspiring instructor. After a profession in medication, Montagu again to the classical global and wrote this ebook.

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PART TWO THE GREEK WORLD THE GREEK WORLD Chronological Table of Battles of The Greek World BC PLACE 1 WAR OR EPISODE VICTORS 2 VANQUISHED 2 724c. 685c. 684c. 682c. 669c. 546 545 540c. 524 Ithome Derae Boar's Barrow Great Foss Hysiae Pallene Thyreatis Alalia, off Cumae First Messenian War Second Messenian War Second Messenian War Second Messenian War Argive-Spartan Feud Restoration of Tyrant Argive-Spartan Feud Etruscan Expansion Etruscan Expansion Theopompos (Spartans) Spartans = Anaxander (Spartans) Aristomenes (Messenians) Spartans Athenians Argives Phocaeans (Corsica) Etruscans 511 506 498c.

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