Forgot your password?  
Related Topics

Tides of War: A Novel of Alcibiades and the Peloponnesian War - Book IX - Tides of War (Chapters L-LIII) Summary & Analysis

Steven Pressfield
This Study Guide consists of approximately 53 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Tides of War.
This section contains 769 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Tides of War: A Novel of Alcibiades and the Peloponnesian War Study Guide

Book IX - Tides of War (Chapters L-LIII) Summary

Upon entering the city, in Chapter L, Polemides makes sure that his aunt, Daphne, is safe and rescues her from the invasion of Athens. She is furious with him for betraying Athens, but consents to go with him and they take up residence together outside the city. In Athens, democracy is abolished, lawlessness rules and people disappear shortly after their names appear on various lists. Telamon comes to recruit Polemides as mercenary once more, telling him that war never truly ends. Polemides declines. He is not ready to return to war. Some time later, his aunt having died, Polemides' name appears on one of the lists. He is captured and led to a room where he is presented with two choices. The first is death, the second a warrant to award his children...

(read more from the Book IX - Tides of War (Chapters L-LIII) Summary)

This section contains 769 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Tides of War: A Novel of Alcibiades and the Peloponnesian War Study Guide
Copyrights
Tides of War: A Novel of Alcibiades and the Peloponnesian War from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook