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Taken at the Flood: The Roman Conquest of Greece

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Description for Taken at the Flood: The Roman Conquest of Greece Paperback. .
The Romans first set military foot on Greek soil in 229 BCE; only sixty or so years later it was all over, and shortly thereafter Greece became one of the first provinces of the emerging Roman Empire. It was an incredible journey - a swift, brutal, and determined conquest of the land to whose art, philosophy, and culture the Romans owed so much. Rome found the eastern Mediterranean divided, in an unstable balance of power, between three great kingdoms - the three Hellenistic kingdoms that had survived and flourished after the wars of Alexander the Great's ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
OUP Oxford
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1960
Condition
New
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780198767473
SKU
V9780198767473
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About Robin Waterfield
In addition to having translated numerous Greek classics, including works by Plato, Aristotle, Herodotus, Xenophon, Polybius, and Plutarch, Robin Waterfield is the author of Why Socrates Died: Dispelling the Myths, Xenophon's Retreat: Greece, Persia and the End of the Golden Age, Athens: A History, and Dividing the Spoils: the War for Alexander the Great's Empire. He lives in the far ... Read more

Reviews for Taken at the Flood: The Roman Conquest of Greece
This sorry story is told with great verve and pace by Waterfield.
Literary Review
The story Waterfield tells is complex, but he tells it well.
Peter Jones, BBC History

Goodreads reviews for Taken at the Flood: The Roman Conquest of Greece


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