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Pyrrhus King of Epirus

Petros Garouphalias

Pyrrhus King of Epirus

by Petros Garouphalias

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Published by Stacey International in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Epirus (Greece and Albania)
    • Subjects:
    • Pyrrhus, King of Epirus, 318-272 B.C.,
    • Epirus (Greece and Albania) -- History.,
    • Epirus (Greece and Albania) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPetros Garoufalias.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF261.E65 P97313
      The Physical Object
      Pagination488 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages488
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4212680M
      ISBN 10090574313X
      LC Control Number80492163

      Read "Pyrrhus, King of Epirus (Illustrated) Makers of History" by Jacob Abbott available from Rakuten Kobo. In respect to the heroes of ancient history, who lived in times antecedent to the period when the regular records of aut Brand: Consumer Oriented Ebooks Publisher. Pyrrhus, King of Epirus, entered at the very beginning of his life upon the extraordinary series of romantic adventures which so strikingly marked his career. He became an exile and a fugitive from his father's house when he was only two years old, having been suddenly borne away at that period by.

        Pyrrhus of Epirus: Lineage and Character. Pyrrhus of Epirus (also known as Pyrrhus I, Pyrrhus, or Phyrrhus), was born in / B.C.E. in Epirus. He was the son of Aeacides, king of Epirus (ruled , ) part of the ruling Epirot tribe of the Molossians, and Phthia, a noble woman from Thessaly, daughter of Menon.   Pyrrhus was born into the royal house of Epirus, northwest Greece, but his mother was forced to flee into exile to protect his life when he was a mere infant. Yet he prospered in troubled times and rose from a refugee to a king. Always an adventurer he was deeply involved in the cut-and-thrust Author: Jeff Champion.

      Pyrrhus King of Epirus. London: Stacey International, (OCoLC) Named Person: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Petros Garouphalias. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of the 2d ed. of Pyrros ho vasileus tēs Ēpeirou. Includes indexes. Pyrrhus, King of Epirus; Pyrrhus, King of Epirus: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Abbott. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 18 cm. Series Title: # King of Epirus Pyrrhus\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:bookFormat\/a> bgn.


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Pyrrhus King of Epirus by Petros Garouphalias Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a good general presentation of the military career of Pyrrhus of Epirus targeted at the general reader (as opposed to the historian). It is mostly well-written although it suffers, at times, from some oversweeping and over-simplified statements (such as /5(37).

Pyrrhus King of Epirus book, 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. 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 tactics/5(36).

Pyrrhus was born into the royal house of Epirus, northwest Greece, but his mother was forced to flee into exile to protect his life when he was a mere infant. Yet he prospered in troubled times and rose from a refugee to a king. Always an adventurer he was deeply involved in the cut-and-thrust campaigning, coups and subterfuges of the Successor kingdoms.

Shop for Books on Google Play. Browse the world's largest eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader. Go to Google Play Now» Pyrrhus King of Epirus. Petros Garouphalias. Stacey International, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. 0 Reviews. Pyrrhus, king of the Molossians in Epirus, married Lanassa, daughter of king Agathocles of Syracuse, in In Tarentum asked his aid against the Romans and he landed with an army of 25, Author: Mike Markowitz.

Pyrrhus was born into the royal house of Epirus, northwest Greece, and was a second-cousin of Alexander the Great. His mother was forced to flee into exile to protect his life when he was a mere infant, yet he prospered in troubled times and went from a refugee to become king.

There is a newer book on Pyrrhus called Pyrrhus of Epirus, which covers mostly his military campaigns but also goes into some detail on his personal life. People who want to know more about the man should probably start there. Read more. 2 people found this helpful.

Helpful.3/5(1). Buy Pyrrhus, King of Epirus by Garoufalias, Petros E. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.3/5(1). Introduction: the peoples of Epirus, and their confederation before the accession of Pyrrhus as King of the Molossians.

* Chronology of the reign of Pyrrhus, BC. * The appearance of Pyrrhus. * Pyrrhus as general: his books on the art of war; his coucillors. 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.

Champion fits Pyrrhus into his times. Pyrrhus book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Pyrrhus book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Start your review of Pyrrhus: King of Epirus. Write a review. Sangwon rated it really liked it. Top 10 saddest anime deaths.

flag Like see review. HitGod47 rated it it was amazing/5. 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 ed on: Ma Pyrrhus, King of Epirus. Makers of History. Jacob Abbott. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Pyrrhus of Epirus profiles the Epirote king whom we know today for lending his name to the term Pyrrhic Victory.

The ancients, however, ranked Pyrrhus with Alexander and Hannibal as among the greatest generals who ever lived, and revered him as /5. pyrrhus of epirus Download pyrrhus of epirus or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get pyrrhus of epirus book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Pyrrhus was born in around BCE in Epirus. His father, Aeacides, was the King of Epirus from to BC while his mother, Phthia, was the daughter of Menon of Pharsalus and second cousin to Alexander the Great.

He had two sisters; Deidamia and Troias. The king began to weigh the matter, fearing Cassander, who was a mortal enemy of Aeacides, and, being in deep consideration, said nothing for a long time; while Pyrrhus, crawling about on the ground, gradually got near and laid hold with his hand upon the king's robe, and so helping himself upon his feet against the knees of Glaucias first.

Pyrrhus was born into the royal house of Epirus, northwest Greece, but his mother was forced to flee into exile to protect his life when he was a mere infant. Yet he prospered in troubled times and rose from a refugee to a king. Always an adventurer he wa.

Genealogy profile for Pyrrhus I, king of Epirus. Pyrrhus of Epirus. King of Epirus IX (, BC) King of Macedon XXXIII (, – BC) King of Syracuse XV (– BC) Pyrrhus (/ˈpɪrəs/; Πύρρος, Pyrrhos; / BC) was a Greek general and statesman of the Hellenistic period.

Pyrrhus also married to a daughter of king Audoleon of the Paeones (north of Macedonia), and to Bircenna, the daughter of the leader of the Illyrians, Bardyllis. Through these marriage ties, Epirus was now at peace with all its neighbors - including powerful Macedonia, where the new king Demetrius was married to Pyrrhus' sister.

A marble bust of Pyrrhus, King of Epirus (r. - BCE and - BCE). Pyrrhus is considered one of history's greatest military. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.