2nd Part in groundbreaking three-part history of Seleukid Empire. Narrates the heyday of the Seleukid empire, then the largest state in the world, and beginning of their decline. Antiochus the Great was one of the most powerful rulers in the ancient world and this title Covers all Antiochus' many campaigns and battles.
John D Grainger is a former teacher and historian of great experience, with a particular interest in the Classical and Hellenistic Greek periods. His many previous works include five for Pen & Sword: Hellenistic and Roman Naval Wars (2011), The Wars of the Maccabees (2012), Traditional Enemies (2012); Roman Conquests: Egpyt and Judaea (2013) and The Rise of the Seleukid Empire (2014). He lives in Evesham,Worcestershire.