George patton, and israeli Minister of Defense, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Moshe Dayan. Do we fight by a code? if so, but artists, what is it? what is the warrior ethos? where did it come from? What form does it take today? How do we and how can we use it and be true to it in our internal and external lives? The Warrior Ethos is intended not only for men and women in uniform, entrepreneurs and other warriors in other walks of life.
The Warrior Ethos #ad - The warrior Ethos. Sources include herodotus, plutarch, Xenophon, Vegetius, Thucydides, Arrian and Curtius--and on down to Gen. Each of us struggles every day to define and defend our sense of purpose and integrity, if only within our own hearts, to justify our existence on the planet and to understand, who we are and what we believe in.
Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of ThermopylaeBantam #ad - Battle. Pressfield has created a new classic deserving a place beside the very best of the old. Stephen Coonts War. A novel that is intricate and arresting and, once begun, almost impossible to put down. Daily news “a timeless epic of man and war. National bestseller • “an incredibly gripping, authority, rarely does an author manage to re-create a moment in history with such mastery, and literate work of art, moving, and psychological insight.
Nelson demilleat thermopylae, a rocky mountain pass in northern Greece, the feared and admired Spartan soldiers stood three hundred strong. Theirs was a suicide mission, to hold the pass against the invading millions of the mighty Persian army. Day after bloody day they withstood the terrible onslaught, buying time for the Greeks to rally their forces.
Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae #ad - . Steven Pressfield. Born into a cult of spiritual courage, and unmatched battle skill, the Spartans would be remembered for the greatest military stand in history—one that would not end until the rocks were awash with blood, physical endurance, leaving only one gravely injured Spartan squire to tell the tale.
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The Virtues of War: A Novel of Alexander the GreatBantam #ad - Often outnumbered, never outfought, Alexander conquered every enemy the world stood against him–but the one he never saw coming. Whether surviving his father’s brutal assassination, or weeping at the death of a beloved comrade-in-arms, presiding over a massacre, Alexander never denies the hard realities of the code by which he lives: the virtues of war.
By turns heroic and calculating, compassionate and utterly merciless, Alexander recounts with a warrior’s unflinching eye for detail the blood, the terror, and the tactics of his greatest battlefield victories. Steven Pressfield. War. So begins alexander’s extraordinary confession on the eve of his greatest crisis of leadership.
The Virtues of War: A Novel of Alexander the Great #ad - Gates of Fire. I have known no other life. But as much as he was feared by his enemies, his generals, he was loved and revered by his friends, and the men who followed him into battle. Battle. I have always been a soldier.
Turning Pro: Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's WorkBlack Irish Entertainment LLC #ad - What we get when we turn pro is we find our power. Used book in Good Condition. It's messy and it's scary. We pass through a membrane when we turn pro. Battle. We give up a self that we have come to identify with and to call our own. Turning pro is free, but it demands sacrifice. Steven Pressfield. We tread in blood when we turn pro.
We become who we always were but had, until then, been afraid to embrace and live out. The follow-up to his bestseller The War of Art, Turning Pro navigates the passage from the amateur life to a professional practice. Gates of Fire. You don't need to take a course or buy a product. What we get when we turn pro.
Turning Pro: Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's Work #ad - When we turn pro, we give up a life that we may have become extremely comfortable with. War. The passage from amateur to professional is often achieved via an interior odyssey whose trials are survived only at great cost, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. All you have to do is change your mind. Steven pressfield turning pro is free, but IT'S NOT EASY.
We find our will and our voice and we find our self-respect.
The Artist's Journey: The Wake of the Hero's Journey and the Lifelong Pursuit of MeaningBlack Irish Entertainment LLC #ad - Wherever you are, whatever you've been called to make, you need to read this book. And everything else he has written. Ryan holiday, bestselling author of ego is the Enemy and The Obstacle Is the WayYOU ARE AN ARTIST. We have many, in fact. We all have one. But our primary hero’s journey is the passage we live out, in real life, before we find our calling.
The hero’s journey ends when, we return home to Ithaca, like Odysseus, to the place from which we started. What then?the passage that comes next is The Artist’s Journey. On our artist’s journey, we move past Resistance and past self-sabotage. Battle. Gates of Fire. We discover our true selves and our authentic calling, and we produce the works we were born to create.
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Do the Work: Overcome Resistance and Get Out of Your Own Way #ad - Battle. Do the work overcome Resistance and Get Out of Your Own Way. Used book in Good Condition. Gates of Fire. Do the work charts the territory. There is an enemy. Step one is to recognize this. Picking up where the war of art and turning pro left off, screenplay, software piece, Do The Work takes the reader from the start to the finish of any long-form project—novel, album, you name it.
Steven Pressfield. No, you are not alone.
The Last Stand of Fox Company: A True Story of U.S. Marines in CombatGrove Press #ad - Battle. Their only chance for survival is to fight their way south through the Toktong Pass, a narrow gorge that will need to be held open at all costs. Amid the relentless violence, three-quarters of Fox’s Marines are killed, wounded, or captured. November 1950, the korean peninsula: after general macarthur ignores mao’s warnings and pushes his UN forces deep into North Korea, 000 First Division Marines find themselves surrounded and hopelessly outnumbered by 100, his 10, 000 Chinese soldiers near the Chosin Reservoir.
Gates of Fire. Just when it looks like they will be overrun, Lt. Grove Press. Used book in Good Condition. The mission is handed to captain william Barber and the 234 Marines of Fox Company, a courageous but undermanned unit of the First Marines. This is a fast-paced and gripping account of heroism in the face of impossible odds.
The Last Stand of Fox Company: A True Story of U.S. Marines in Combat #ad - Barber and his men climb seven miles of frozen terrain to a rocky promontory overlooking the pass, where they will endure four days and five nights of nearly continuous Chinese attempts to take Fox Hill. Colonel raymond davis, a fearless marine officer who is fighting south from Chosin, volunteers to lead a daring mission that will seek to cut a hole in the Chinese lines and relieve the men of Fox.
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Gates of FireDoubleday #ad - Grove Press. Thousands of years ago, herodotus and Plutarch immortalized Spartan society in their histories; but today, little is left of the ancient city or the social structure of this momentous culture. One of the few antiquarian marks of the civilization that has survived lies scores of miles away from Sparta, at a narrow Greek mountain pass called Thermopylae.
It was there that three hundred of Sparta's finest warriors held back the invading millions of the Persian empire and valiantly gave their lives in the selfless service of democracy and freedom. A simple engraved stone marks their burial ground. Inspired by this stone and intrigued by the lore of Sparta, author Steven Pressfield has brilliantly combined scholarship with storytelling.
Gates of Fire #ad - Narrated by the sole survivor of the epic battle--a squire in the Spartan heavy infantry--Gates of Fire is a mesmerizing depiction of one man's indoctrination into the Spartan way of life and death, and of the legendary men and women who gave the culture an immortal gravity. Culminating in the electrifying and horrifying epic battle, mystery, Gates of Fire weaves history, and heartbreaking romance into a literary page-turner that brings the Homeric tradition into the twenty-first century.
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But like the heroes in a great Greek tragedy, he was a victim of his own pride, arrogance, excess, and ambition. Do the work overcome Resistance and Get Out of Your Own Way. Grove Press. Gates of Fire. Used book in Good Condition. Battle. Used book in Good Condition. Accused of crimes against the state, he was banished from his beloved Athens, only to take up arms in the service of his former enemies.
Tides of War: A Novel #ad - For nearly three decades, greece burned with war and Alcibiades helped bring victories to both sides — and ended up trusted by neither. Narrated from death row by alcibiades’ bodyguard and assassin, a man whose own love and loathing for his former commander mirrors the mixed emotions felt by all Athens, Tides of War tells an epic saga of an extraordinary century, a war that changed history, and a complex leader who seduced a nation.
WarfightingCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Doubleday Books. Battle. The philosophy contained in this publication has influenced our approach to every task we have undertaken. Grove Press. Gates of Fire. Warfighting was published to establish a Marine Corps philosophy and doctrine presented in an easy-to-read format. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
Every officer should read and reread this text, to understand it, and to take its message to heart. War. Steven Pressfield. Warfighting has stimulated discussion and debate from classrooms to wardooms, training areas to combat zones. Do the work overcome Resistance and Get Out of Your Own Way.
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Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t: And Other Tough-Love Truths to Make You a Better Writer #ad - Battle. Doubleday Books. Used book in Good Condition. When you understand that nobody wants to read your shit, you develop empathy. You learn to ask yourself with every sentence and every phrase: Is this interesting? Is it fun or challenging or inventive? Am I giving the reader enough? Is she bored? Is she following where I want to lead her?" War.
. Recognizing this painful truth is the first step in the writer's transformation from amateur to professional. Grove Press. Do the work overcome Resistance and Get Out of Your Own Way. Used book in Good Condition. Gates of Fire. And the secret phrase is this: nobody WANTS TO READ YOUR SH*T.