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The Persian Army 560-330 BC by  Nicholas V Sekunda - Paperback - 1992 - from Viceroy Books and Biblio.com

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The Persian Army 560-330 BC

by Sekunda, Nicholas V

Condition: As New


Osprey Pub Co, 1992. New book, 64 pages, ELI042. The Persian Empire grew in the vacuum left by Assyria's destruction of the Kingdom of Elam. Prince Teispes captured Anshan, once a stonghold of the Elamites. His father, Achaemenes is the person who is apparently responsible for training and organising the early Persian army and it is his name that is the beginning of the royal line of Achaemenian Kings. It is a dynasty which includes Darius the Great - the finest ruler of the Achaemenid era. The army he commanded included the infamous 'Immortals', who formed the elite of the Persian army, their numbers always kept to exactly 10,000 men. Contents: The Persian Army 560-330 BC - The Persian National Army - Darius the Great - War in the West - 4th Century Setbacks and Reforms.. Soft Cover. As New. Illus. by Chew, Simon. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Viceroy Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 002646
  • Title: The Persian Army 560-330 BC
  • Author: Sekunda, Nicholas V
  • Illustrator: Chew, Simon
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: As New
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 1855322501
  • ISBN 13: 9781855322509
  • Publisher: Osprey Pub Co
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1992
  • Keywords: PERSIAN ARMY UNIFORMS ANCIENT DARIUS THE GREAT IMMORTALS
  • Bookseller catalogs: Ancient Uniforms & Equipment;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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