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The Saga of Themistocles Robert J. Lenardon

The Saga of Themistocles

Robert J. Lenardon

Published December 31st 1978
ISBN : 9780500400364
Hardcover
256 pages
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Before his ironic exile to Persia in 465 BCE Themistocles was responsible for the development & strengthening of Athenian naval power in the 5th Century that enabled the Athenians to defeat the Persian navy at Salamis & end its threat toMoreBefore his ironic exile to Persia in 465 BCE Themistocles was responsible for the development & strengthening of Athenian naval power in the 5th Century that enabled the Athenians to defeat the Persian navy at Salamis & end its threat to Athens. Professor Lenardon presents all the essential testimony available from ancient writers about his paradoxical subject.