Books tagged: xerxes

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Sword of Marathon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,840. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Luke, a Gothic prince, journeys south to prove himself worthy of kingship. But in Athens, Luke finds manhood and an unexpected destiny. Drawn into a vicious war against the Persian Empire, and confronted with superior military force on the plain of Marathon, Luke fights in bloody battle alongside the Greeks. The outcome impacts his life, his lovers, and the world’s future for millennia to come.
Night of Pan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,930. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Curiosity Quills Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Fifteen-year-old Thaleia is haunted by visions: roofs dripping blood, Athens burning. She tries to convince her best friend and all the villagers that she’s not crazy. The gods do speak to her. When Xerxes’ army of a million Persians marches straight to the mountain village Delphi to claim the Temple of Apollo’s treasures and sacred power, Thaleia’s gift may be her people’s last line of defense.
Stories from Herodotus
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Claret Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Retold by Lorna Oakes for children of all ages. Herodotus was a keen traveller who went all over the Ancient World and wrote about what he saw and heard creating the first history book. The blockbuster movie, 300, about King Leonidas, is from his work and his stories are timeless. Appropriate retelling for Key Stage 2.