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Armies of Ancient Persia

From the Founding of the Achaemenid State to the Fall of the Sasanid Empire

A military history of ancient Persia from its founding to the the end of the Sasanid Empire translated from Polish

The Armies of Ancient Persia is a translation of Marek Adam Wozniak’s original Polish manuscript detailing the rise and fall of the Persian armies from Cyrus the Great to the fall of the Sasanid Empire.  Relying on a wealth of recent archeological evidence and studies, Dr. Wozniak provide a detail picture of the recruitment, organization, armament and battles of one of the largest armies of the ancient world.