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Letters on Ancient History for the Use of Schools and Young Persons (Paperback): Anne Wilson
Letters on Ancient History for the Use of Schools and Young Persons (Paperback): Anne Wilson

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Anne Wilson

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: the Chilidonian islands, that is, from the Euxine Sea to the coasts of Pamphylia. III. That no Persian general should come, by land, within three days' march of those seas. IV. That the Athenians should not commit any hostilities in the territories of the king of Persia. These articles being sworn to by both parties, peace was proclaimed. Thus ended this war, which had lasted, from the burning of Sardis by the Athenians, fifty-one years complete, and which had destroyed numberless multitudes both of Greeks and Persians. Artaxerxes died in the forty-first year of his reign, and was succeeded by Xerxes II.; who, after a reign of forty-five days, was killed by Sogdianus, a natural brother of his, who u- surped the crown; but he was dethroned, after a short reign, by his elder brother Ochus. This prince assumed the name of Darius II. or Darius Nothus. He was disturbed, during a reign of nineteen years, by continual rebellions and commotions, which, however, he successfully quelled, although with shocking cruelties. Arsaces, the eldest son of Darius Nothus,succeeded his father, and took the name of Artaxerxes; he is likewise distinguished by the appeUation of Mnemon, on account of his extraordinary memory. His mother, Parysates, wished to procure the succession to her favourite son Cyrus the younger, on the same ground that Xerxes, the son of Darius Hystaspes, had been preferred, because he had been born after his father was made king. To this Darius would not consent, but continued him in the command of Asia Minor, which he had formerly enjoyed. Cyrus, upon the death of his father, by his mother's advice, engaged the Greeks on his side, and resolved to revolt and use his utmost endeavours to drive his brother from the throne. With this view, he employed Clearchus, a ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Anne Wilson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 50
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-85708-6
Barcode: 9780217857086
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-85708-6

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