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Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History

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This selection of papers, by the distinguished historian of ancient Greece George Cawkwell, reflects a half-century of outstanding scholarship that is of immense value to anyone studying the ancient world today. The articles range from early Greek colonization in the sixth century BC, through the classical period and the wars with Persia, to the disastrous defeat of the Greeks by Philip II of Macedon at the battle of Chaeronea in 338 BC.

About the Author

George Cawkwell is Emeritus Fellow, University College, Oxford.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Simon Hornblower

1. Early Colonization

2. Early Greek Tyranny and the People

3. Sparta and her Allies in the Sixth Century

4. Cleomenes

5. The Fall of Themistocles

6. NOMOPHYLAKIA and the Areopagus

7. Thucydides' Judgment of Periclean Strategy

8. The Peace between Athens and Persia

9. The King's Peace

10. The Foundation of the Second Athenian Confederacy

11. Notes on the Failure of the Second Athenian Confederacy

12. Agesilaus and Sparta

13. The Decline of Sparta

14. Epaminondas and Thebes

15. Eubulus

16. The Decline of Olynthus

17. Athenian Naval Power in the Fourth Century

18. Orthodoxy and Hoplites

19. The Crowning of Demosthenes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199593286
Author:
Cawkwell, George
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
Cawkwell, George
Author:
null, George
Subject:
Ancient - Greece
Subject:
Classical Studies | Ancient History | Greek
Subject:
World History-Ancient Near East
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Frontispiece
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
5.7 x 8.6 x 1.2 in 1.625 lb

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