Published January 1967
The Dial Press
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In this stunning new story of a young hero cursed and blessed by the matchless beauty that was the Hellenic ideal, Frank Yerby recreates ancient Greece in all her splendor.
ARISTON THE SPARTAN: LOVER, WARRIOR, PASSIONATE ADVENTURER
Conceived in brutal lust, Ariston was both blessed and cursed with a beauty that brought suffering and death to everyone he loved. Proud women fought with harlots for his embraces. Men followed him blindly where he led. But Ariston was himself slave to an imperious destiny, driven relentlessly toward a gate few men would dare to face…
This is the story of a man who rises from a boyhood in the perfumed brothels of Greece to become one of the greatest warrior heroes of the ancient world.