Book Discussion on A War Like No Other: The Peloponnesian War

Author and military historian Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the… read more

Author and military historian Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War, published by Random House. It chronicles the 27-year battle fought around 400 B.C. between Athens and Sparta. Mr. Hanson draws some parallels between the Greek war and the wars of today, including the present war in Iraq. The author also chronicles the events that led up to the war as well as the war’s aftermath. Mr. Hanson recited the history of the war and the changes in strategy and the innovations that were developed. He talked about why this war has remained historically important. After his presentation he answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on A War Like No Other: The Peloponnesian War

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Hillsdale, Michigan, United States
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Oct 2, 2005
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Dec 12, 2005

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