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The Persian War
The Persian War
The Persian War
Audiobook (abridged)3 hours

The Persian War

Written by Herodotus

Narrated by Roy Marsden

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars



About this audiobook

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 Xerxes, King of Persia, as recently retold in the feature film 300. Here are not only the great battles – Marathon, Thermopylae, Salamis – but also penetrating human insight and a powerful sense of epic destiny at work.
Release dateJun 3, 1996


Herodotus was an Ancient Greek historian born in Halicarnassus in the Persian Empire. He is known for writing The Histories, a detailed record of his inquiry into the origins of the Greco-Persian Wars.

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