Everything you need to understand or teach Tides of War by Steven Pressfield.
Tides of War by Steven Pressfield is a historical novel. It is subtitled "A Novel of Alcibiades and the Peloponnesian War", but also follows the story of Polemides, an Athenian soldier. Indeed, Polemides is arguably the central figure of the novel. The structure of the book follows three broad plots. The overarching story is that of the twenty-seven year long conflict between Athens and Sparta, the two greatest cities of Ancient Greece. Within that is the story of Alcibiades, the Athenian general who was never defeated in battle and was the greatest influence on the events of the war. The third is the story of Polemides, the man who assassinated Alcibiades, but had been his friend and comrade during the war.
The story is told through the reminiscences of Jason who defended Polemides. In preparing Polemides' defense, Jason has Polemides tell him the... View more of the Tides of War: A Novel of Alcibiades and the Peloponnesian War Summary
Tides of War: A Novel of Alcibiades and the Peloponnesian War Lesson Plans contain 128 pages of teaching material, including: