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    • Herodotus and Religion in the Persian Wars

    • By: Jon D. Mikalson
    • Narrated by: Drew Birdseye
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The two great Persian invasions of Greece, in 490 and 480-79 B.C., both repulsed by the Greeks, provide our best opportunity for understanding the interplay of religion and history in ancient Greece on a large scale. Using the Histories of Herodotus as well as other historical and archaeological sources, Jon Mikalson shows how the Greeks practiced their religion at this pivotal moment in their history.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A book to read not listen to

    • By Atticus on 08-29-10

    Regular price: $19.95