The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta
The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta3.71 24 5 Author: Paul A. Rahe Narrator: Bronson Pinchot
Drawing from an impressive range of ancient sources, including Herodotus and Plutarch, the author veers from the traditional Athenocentric view of the Greco-Persian Wars to examine from a Spartan perspective the grand strategy that halted the Persian juggernaut. Rahe provides a fascinating, detailed picture of life in Sparta circa 480 BC, revealing how the Spartans’ form of government and the regimen to which they subjected themselves instilled within them the pride, confidence, discipline, and discernment necessary to forge an alliance that would stand firm against a great empire, driven by religious fervor, that held sway over two-fifths of the human race.
More information about the audiobook:Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Length: 14H 27Min
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