Persian Fire

By Tom Holland.

The story of the first world empire and the battle for the West.

Read by William Gaminara.

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01Xerxes, The King Of Kings20050912

By Tom Holland.

The story of the first world empire and the battle for the West.

Read by William Gaminara.Xerxes, heir of Darius, becomes the King of Kings, and stands resplendent as leader of the Persian people.

02Sparta20050913

The Spartans stand up to the might of Persia.

03The Road To Thermopylae20050914

The Great King Xerxes marshalls his troops and heads for Europe.

04Thermopylae20050915

Against almost impossible odds, the Greeks continue to hold out against Xerxes' army.

05 LASTWhy Do They Hate Us?20050916

The legacy of the first major conflict between East and West.