Table of contents for Cultural responses to the Persian Wars / edited by Emma Bridges, Edith Hall, and P.J. Rhodes.

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Contents
List of Illustrations	ix	
List of Contributors	xii
Note on Abbreviations	xvi
SECTION I. ARCHETYPAL THEME
1 Introduction	3
Emma Bridges, Edith Hall, and P. J. Rhodes
2 The Impact of the Persian Wars on Classical Greece	31
P. J. Rhodes
3 Xerxes' Homer	47
Johannes Haubold
4 The View from Eleusis: Demeter in the Persian Wars	65
Deborah Boedeker
SECTION II. ANCIENT VARIATIONS
5 Plato and the Persian Wars	85
Christopher Rowe
6 The Persian Wars in Fourth-Century Oratory and Historiography	105
John Marincola
7 Images of the Persian Wars in Rome	127
Philip Hardie
8 De malignitate Plutarchi: Plutarch, Herodotus, and the 
Persian Wars	145
Christopher Pelling
SECTION III. RENAISSANCE AND ENLIGHTENMENT 
REDISCOVERY
9 Aeschylus' Persians via the Ottoman Empire to Saddam Hussein	167
Edith Hall
10 Operatic Variations on an Incident at the Hellespont	201
David Kimbell
11 ¿Shrines of the Mighty¿: Rediscovering the Battlefields of the 
Persian Wars	231
Ian Macgregor Morris
SECTION IV. NATIONHOOD AND IDENTITY
12 From Marathon to Waterloo: Byron, Battle Monuments, and the 
Persian Wars	267
Tim Rood
13 Enacting History and Patriotic Myth: Aeschylus' Persians on the 
Eve of the Greek War of Independence	299	
Gonda Van Steen
14 The Persian Wars as the ¿Origin¿ of Historiography: Ancient and 
Modern Orientalism in George Grote's History of Greece	331
Alexandra Lianeri
15 ¿People like us¿ in the Face of History: Cormon's Les Vainquers de 
Salamine	355
Clemence Schultze
SECTION V. LEONIDAS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
16 Xerxes Goes to Hollywood	383
David Levene
17 The Guts and the Glory: Pressfield's Spartans at the Gates of Fire	405
Emma Bridges
Index	423

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Greece -- History -- Persian Wars, 500-449 B.C. -- Literature and the wars.
Greece -- History -- Persian Wars, 500-449 B.C. -- Art and the wars.