Salamis, 480 BC

the naval campaign that saved Greece by William Shepherd

Publisher: Osprey in Oxford, Long Island City, New York

Written in English
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-94) and index.

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Merriam Webster defines a Trireme as: “Oar-powered warship. Light, fast, and maneuverable, it was the principal naval vessel with which Persia, Phoenicia, and the Greek city-states vied for mastery of the Mediterranean from the Battle of Salamis ( BC) through the end of the Peloponnesian War (). Salamis definition: an island in the Saronic Gulf, Greece: scene of the naval battle in bc, in which | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Places and battles. Salamis Island in the Saronic Gulf of the Aegean Sea, near Athens, Greece. Salamina (city), former municipality on Salamis Island Salamis Naval Base, a Greek naval base on Salamis Island; Battle of Salamis, BC, between allied Greeks and Achaemenid Persian empire; Salamis, Cyprus or Constantia, an ancient city in Cyprus. Battle of Salamis in Cyprus ( BC), . The final chapter covers the development and use of armored battleships at Tsushima () and Jutland (), and the revolutionary introduction of aircraft carriers at Cape Matapan () and Midway ().Using specially-commissioned color maps and black-and-white artworks, Fighting Techniques of Naval Warfare is an essential companion for.

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Salamis BC: The Wooden Walls That Saved Greece - Great Battles of the World series ()Price: $ Battle of Salamis, Salamis bc), battle in the Greco-Persian Wars in which a Greek fleet defeated much larger Persian naval forces in the straits at Salamis, between the island of Salamis and the Athenian port-city of the Persian king Xerxes and his army had overrun much of Greece, and his navy of about galleys bottled up the smaller Greek fleet of about triremes in the.

In BC, the Greek and Persian fleets met in a battle in the strait between Attica and the island of Salamis. Although outnumbered, the Greeks delivered a crushing victory that ended the Persian threat to Greece. This book draws on the findings of archaeological, technological and naval research, as well as on original historical sources to vividly recreate one of the most important naval.

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Osprey's study of a crucial battle of the Grerco-Persian Wars ( BC). In BC, Xerxes personally At the end of Herodotus's book 7, there is an anecdote relating that prior to the second invasion, Demaratus sent an apparently blank wax tablet to Sparta.

When the wax was removed, September BC: Battle of Salamis Victory at Location: Mainland Greece, Thrace, Aegean Islands. Salamis BC: The naval campaign that saved Greece (Book) Book Details.

Salamis BC: The naval campaign that saved Greece. Author. Shepherd, William & Dennis, Peter. Publisher. Osprey Publishing. Publication Date. Buy This Book.

$ plus shipping Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Green, Peter, Year of Salamis, BC. London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (OCoLC) Online version. The battle of Salamis (23 or 24 September BC) was the decisive battle of Xerxes's invasion of Greece, and was a major Greek naval victory that left the Persian army dangerously isolated in southern Greece.

In the aftermath of the battle the Persians retreated back to Thessaly, and Xerxes returned home with most of the army leaving a sizable force to continue the campaign in the following. Salamis BC: The Naval Campaign That Saved Greece by William Shepherd, Peter Dennis (Illustrator) starting at $ Salamis BC: The Naval Campaign That Saved Greece has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

The strait of Salamis. After the Persian victories at Artemisium and Thermopylae, king Xerxes proceeded to Athens, which he captured in the last days of September Meanwhile, the Greek navy, which had managed to get away from Artemisium, stayed on the isle of Salamis, opposite Athens.

BC. Arimnestos of Plataea has already lived through several lifetimes' worth of adventure, from being a rich man's slave in Ephesus to winning glory at the battle of Marathon against the might of the Persian Empire. But the gods - and the Persians - aren't finished with him yet. As an Brand: Orion Publishing Group, Limited.

The Battle of Salamis was fought in September BC during the Persian Wars ( to BC). One of the great naval battles in history, Salamis saw the out-numbered Greeks best a larger Persian fleet.

The campaign had witnessed the Greeks pushed south and Athens captured. Buy Salamis BC: The Naval Campaign That Saved Greece 01 by William Shepherd, Peter Dennis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(14). A timetable of events relating to the Battle of Salamis begins the book. It starts in the month of May BC, when Xerxes starts moving his troops across the Hellespont, and a day-by-day account of the moves of the Persian expedition and the Greek forces.

It ends on October 2, BC, when the Spartan army leaves the Isthmus of Corinth. Greco-Persian Wars, also called Persian Wars, (– bce), a series of wars fought by Greek states and Persia over a period of almost half a century.

The fighting was most intense during two invasions that Persia launched against mainland Greece between and Although the Persian empire was at the peak of its strength, the collective defense mounted by the Greeks overcame. Buy Salamis BC by William Shepherd at Mighty Ape NZ.

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Overwhelmingly outnumbered. Barry Strauss has written one of the best books of If history can be seen as a teacher for the present, this is it. With a solid and clear understanding of ancient Greek civilization, warfare and naval history, he brings the battle of Salamis alive in the context of the Greco-Persian War of B.C.5/5(5).

Salamis was a naval battle in which the Greeks in BC won a victory over the Persian fleet during the second Persian invasion of Greece. In the aftermath the Persian abandoned the idea of pursuing a naval campaign and withdrew to Asia. This year we celebrate the anniversary of the 2, years since this decisive battle which saved the West.

The Battle of Salamis was a naval battle between an Alliance of Greek city-states and the Achaemenid Empire of Persia. It happened in September BC in the straits between the mainland and Salamis Island.

It was part of the Greco-Persian Wars. Although heavily outnumbered, Location: The Straits of Salamis. Whether Salamis was founded by the legendary Teucer, or by the local Enkomi, Salamis today survives only as an ancient abandoned city which, if ruins could talk, would have a million tales to tell.

Perhaps with further studies we can get a better idea of how inhabitants of Salamis lived, and what other Homeric rites they may have performed. The Battle of Salamis.

The construction was built after the famous Battle of Salamis which took place in the waters off the was fought in BC between the Greeks and the Persians. This battle was a great Greek naval victory and was pivotal in the defeat of the Persian Battle of Salamis is widely seen as saving the classical world, which was so influential in the Author: Ed Whelan.

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Squadron Signal Books. - On Septem BC, the battle of Salamis in the Greco-Persian Wars was fought. The place of this encounter was located between the island of Salamis and the Athenian port-city of Piraeus.

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