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Paul Cartledge

Paul Cartledge, professor of Greek history at the University of Cambridge, is the author of Alexander the Great, The Spartans, and The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization.

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Alexander the Great
Written by Paul Cartledge
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 2005
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7919-3 (1-4000-7919-5)

Paul Cartledge, one of the world’s foremost scholars of ancient Greece, illuminates the brief but iconic life of Alexander (356-323 BC), king of Macedon, conqueror of the Persian Empire, and founder of a new world order.

Alexander's legacy has had a major impact on military tacticians, scholars, statesmen, adventurers, authors, and... Read more






The Spartans
Written by Paul Cartledge
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 2004
$16.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7885-1 (1-4000-7885-7)

The Spartans were a society of warrior-heroes who were the living exemplars of such core values as duty, discipline, self-sacrifice, and extreme toughness. This book, written by one of the world’s leading experts on Sparta, traces the rise and fall of Spartan society and explores the tremendous influence the Spartans had... Read more






Thermopylae
Written by Paul Cartledge
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 2007
$16.00/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7918-6 (1-4000-7918-7)

In 480 B.C., the mighty Persian king Xerxes led a massive force to the narrow mountain pass called Thermopylae, anticipating no significant resistance in his bid to conquer Greece. But the Greeks, led by Leonidas and a small army of Spartan warriors, took the battle to the Persians and nearly halted... Read more





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