Modern historians about Macedonia – James S. Romm

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Eventually the Greek way of war would prove so superior to that of the barbarian world as to enable a largely Hellenic army, led by Alexander the Great, to conquer not only Egypt but most of Asia as well.

On the War for Greek Freedom: Selections from the ‘histories’ By Samuel (TRN) Shirley, James S. (EDT) Romm, Herodotus, page XIII

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In the large scheme of things, Xerxes’ analysis was correct, as would be demonstrated by Alexander the Great and his Greco-Macedonian invasion of Asia, 150 years down the road.

On the War for Greek Freedom: Selections from the ‘histories’ By Samuel (TRN) Shirley, James S. (EDT) Romm, Herodotus, page 125

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