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He lived in the shadow of kings. One trusted him with his empire; the other feared his every move . . . Memnon of Rhodes (375-333 BCE) walked in the footsteps of giants. As a soldier, sailor, statesman, and general, he was, in the words of Diodorus of Sicily, outstanding in courage and strategic grasp. A contemporary of Demosthenes and Aristotle, Memnon rose from humble origins to command the whole of western Asia in a time of strife and slaughter. To his own people, he was a traitor, to his rivals, a mercenary. But, to the King of Kings, his majesty Darius III of Persia, Memnon was the one man capable of defending Asia Minor from the rising power of the barbaric Macedonians.In a war pitting Greek against Greek, Memnon proved his quality beyond measure. His enemies fought for glory and gold; Memnon fought for something more, for loyalty, for honor, and for duty. He fought for the love of Barsine, a woman of remarkable beauty and grace. Most of all, he fought for the promise of peace.Through the deathbed recollections of a mysterious woman, the life of Memnon unfolds with brilliant clarity. It is a record of his triumphs and tragedies, his loves and losses, and of the determination that drove him to stand against the most renowned figure of the ancient world -- the ambitious young conqueror called Alexander the Great.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2006 : USA Hardback
Title: Memnon
Author(s): Scott Oden
ISBN: 1932815392 / 9781932815399 (USA edition)
Publisher: Medallion Press
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January 2009 : Paperback
Title: Memnon
Author(s): Oden Scott
ISBN: 837510213X / 9788375102130
Publisher: Rebis
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August 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: MEMNON
Author(s): SCOTT ODEN
ISBN: 0553818953 / 9780553818956 (USA edition)
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May 2009 : UK Kindle edition
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Author(s): Scott Oden

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August 2006 : USA, UK Kindle edition
Title: Memnon
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August 2006 : USA, UK Kindle edition
Title: Memnon
Author(s): Scott Oden

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