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Pyrrhus Venture

by Randolph Dominic

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maine
    • Subjects:
    • Maine -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRandolph Dominic and William David Barry.
      ContributionsBarry, William David.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3554.O463 P9 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination406 p. ;
      Number of Pages406
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3167345M
      ISBN 100316189340
      LC Control Number83009372
      OCLC/WorldCa9464453

      However, Appian must have been confused. Agathocles died in BC, nine years before Pyrrhus’ venture in Italy and eleven years before he went to Sicily. Moreover, Lanassa had left Pyrrhus in BC." The article on Pyrrhu's (ex)-wife, Lanassa, gives a possible clarification of Appian's comment (who might still have misinterpreted the events). Pyrrhus Makers of History is a popular book by Jacob Abbott. Read Pyrrhus Makers of History, free online version of the book by Jacob Abbott, on Jacob Abbott's Pyrrhus Makers of History consists of 13 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of Pyrrhus Makers of History which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.

      Electronic books Juvenile works Embossed cloth bindings (Binding) Juvenile literature: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Abbott, Jacob, History of Pyrrhus. New York: Harper, (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Pyrrhus, King of Epirus; Pyrrhus.   Pyrrhus' goal was always to be King of Macedonia; the Sicilian venture (and thoughts of conquering and sacking Carthage) was a long-term ploy to build up his power base so that he could later press that claim and hold out against other claimants. I've read that book. My first thought is that Pyrrhus might be more likely to go for Macedonia.

      Mobile: Email: [email protected] Address: PO Box , Newstead, TAS, ABN: 87 This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots.


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Pyrrhus was one of the most tireless and famous warriors of the Hellenistic Age that followed the dispersal of Alexander the Great's brief empire. After inheriting the throne as a boy, and a period of exile, he began a career of alliances and expansion, in particular against the region&#;s rising power: Rome.

Gathering both Greek and Italian allies into a very large army (which included war. Pyrrhus was one of the most tireless and famous warriors of the Hellenistic Age that followed the dispersal of Alexander the Great's brief empire.

After inheriting the throne as a boy, and a period of exile, he began a career of alliances and expansion, in particular against the region's rising power: Rome. Gathering both Greek and Italian allies into a very large army (which included war. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: Chapters: Ancient Epirote queens consort, Ancient Epirotes in Macedon, Roman-era Epirotes, Rulers of Ancient Epirus, Epictetus, Neoptolemus, Olympias, Alexander II of Epirus, Alexander I of Epirus, Cephalus, Pyrrhus of Epirus, Cleopatra of Macedon, List of.

Pyrrhus, king of Hellenistic Epirus whose costly military successes against Macedonia and Rome gave rise to the phrase “Pyrrhic victory.” His Memoirs and books on the art of war were quoted and praised by many ancient authors, including Cicero.

Upon becoming ruler at the age of 12, Pyrrhus allied. Agathocles died in BC, nine years before Pyrrhus’ venture in Italy and eleven years before he went to Sicily. Moreover, Lanassa had left Pyrrhus in BC. It's possible Appian was referring to Pyrrhus' hereditary claims following Agathocles' death, Book 3, The Samnite Wars, Loeb Classical Library, Vol.

1, BooksLoeb. Pyrrhus (/ ˈ p ɪr ə s /; Ancient Greek: Πύρρος, Pyrrhos; /– BC) was a Greek king and statesman of the Hellenistic period. He was king of the Greek tribe of Molossians, of the royal Aeacid house, and later he became king (Malalas also called him toparch) of was one of the strongest opponents of early l of his victorious battles caused him unacceptably.

PYRRHUS pĭr’ əs (Πύρρος, G, fiery red).Named in Acts as the father of Sopater. The name is omitted in the TR. He is otherwise unknown. He was mentioned either as a well-known Christian or to distinguish Sopater from Sosipater.

Pyrrhus of Epirus has always been one of antiquity’s characters that fascinated me. Afterall Pyrrhus was one of the first eastern potentates to take on Rome. The book is written in a readable manner an laid out in chronological order.

Albeit the reader gets treated on some fairly detailed descriptions of battles and battle s: Pyrrhus (c. – BC), became king of Epirus in BC. In his life, he sought to emulate the deeds of his kinsman of Alexander the Great, and proved an able commander, named by Hannibal as second only to Alexander among the Great Captains of the day.

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PYRRHUS VENTURE by Dominic and Barry ( First, HC/DJ) A Novel. $ Free shipping. Watch. 8 Voices. $ Free shipping. 1 brand new from $ Watch. From Hell. Jeff Champion is a Customs and Excise officer in Australia. He has written numerous articles on Hellenistic warfare for specialist journals such as Slingshot, the journal of the Society of Ancients.

His first book, Pyrrhus of Epirus, was published by Pen & Sword in and received very good : £   Pyrrhus seems to have been held in very high esteem in ancient times, perhaps in no small part due to the impact of his own writings on warfare, sadly now utterly lost.

As mentioned above, Hannibal Barca, himself widely considered a strong candidate for history's greatest general, is said by various sources (Plutarch, Flamminius 21 and Pyrrhus 8; Appian, Syrian Wars 10; Livy ) to have. Epirus Pyrrhus of Epirus. From a classical Greek point of view, the northwest of Greece was inhabited by a bunch of barbarian tribes, in which the fifth-century sources are nor really interested.

They contradict each other about which nations could be classified as western Greeks, Epirotes, or does not really help us that the tribes did not leave behind written texts. Pyrrhus, upon returning to Greece, decides that no bride is worthy of him except for the daughter of Helen herself, Hermione—even though she is already betrothed to Orestes.

Rather than wooing her, or trying to negotiate with her father, Pyrrhus presses forward with his usual method: force. He abducts the girl, and rapes her. William David Barry is a local historian who has authored/co-authored six books including “Deerring: A Social and Architectural History” and the novel “Pyrrhus Venture.” He lives in Portland.

Pyrrhus, who was born only a few years after the death of Alexander the Great, was of the royal Aeacid house and his military adventures were nearly as remarkable as those of the more famous Macedonian king.

During his time, Pyrrhus conquered Sicily, parts of southern Italy, and finally Macedon, where he briefly held the crown.Menu. by foso. The Disputation With Pyrrhus of our Father Among the Saints Maximus the Confessor.Pyrrhus Press is the author of History of India from the Earliest Times to the Sixth Century B.C.

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