- Title Pages
- Chapter One Accession
- Chapter Two The Persian Empire
- Chapter Three The Image of a King
- Chapter Four The Religion of Xerxes
- Chapter Five Invasion (I): The Cornerstone of Greek Freedom
- Chapter Six Invasion (II): The Wooden Walls
- Chapter Seven Persepolis
- Chapter Eight Family Romances
- Chapter Nine Assassination
- Appendix 1 Xerxes in Opera and Drama
- Appendix 2 The Birth of Persian Kings
- Appendix 3 The Chronology of Xerxes’ Advance through Greece
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