The Ten Thousand by Michael Curtis Ford PB 2001

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The Ten Thousand by Michael Curtis Ford PB 2001

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The Ten Thousand by Michael Curtis Ford Paperback2001ImportIt is the beginning of winter, 410 BC and leadership has been forced upon Xenophon after the treacherous slaughter of his senior comrades ...

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The Ten Thousand
by Michael Curtis Ford


It is the beginning of winter, 410 BC and leadership has been forced upon Xenophon after the treacherous slaughter of his senior comrades in arms. Trapped far from home in hostile Persian territory, the Greek Army numbers only ten thousand men against a Persian enemy ten times larger. Many months later, ten thousand battered, half-starved Greek soldiers stagger out of the frozen mountains of Armenia into a small Hellenic trading post on the eastern Black Sea.

Their tale of survival has been a legend ever since. Here the story is told in the form of a memoir from the viewpoint of Theo, Xenophon's battle squire, who had been his servant since Xenophon's birth. Theo's position affords him a unique view of the brutality and heroism of 5th century BC Greek warfare. The Ten Thousand is a truly heroic tale told here with detail, style and panache.


Condition: Like-New, just stored for several years. Book has never been read.
Scanned image of book
Paperback: 400 pages
Publisher: Orion (August 30, 2001)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0752841572
ISBN-13: 978-0752841571
Size: 9.1 x 5.9 x 1 inches
Weight: 1.3 pounds

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