Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-2 of 2 items

  • Keywords: Battle of Salamis x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Invasion (II): The Wooden Walls

Richard Stoneman

in Xerxes: A Persian Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300180077
eISBN:
9780300216042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180077.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Xerxes's invasion of Greece, with Athens as his main target. Xerxes remained confident despite the battering of his fleet and his considerable losses at Thermopylae. Training ... More


An Uneasy Smile: Herodotus on Maps and the Question of How to View the World

Mathieu de Bakker

in New Worlds from Old Texts: Revisiting Ancient Space and Place

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199664139
eISBN:
9780191809743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664139.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Herodotus, in contrast to some of his contemporaries, does not commit himself to the medium of maps. Instead, he ridicules mapmakers for the content and pretence of their works and makes characters ... More


View: