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Enticing narrative of reports from the historical past of Herodotus, recounting the story of Croesus and the autumn of Sardis, chronicling the careers of Cyrus and Cambyses, and, ultimately, documenting Darius's upward push to strength. The author's "The tale of the Persian conflict" maintains the account. comprises various black and white illustrations from historical frescoes and sculptures. compatible for a while 12 and up.

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