The Greek World in the Fourth Century: From the Fall of the Athenian Empire to the Successors of Alexander / Edition 1

The Greek World in the Fourth Century: From the Fall of the Athenian Empire to the Successors of Alexander / Edition 1

by Lawrence A. Tritle
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415105838

ISBN-13: 9780415105835

Pub. Date: 02/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The contributors in this volume present a systematic survey of the struggles of Athens, Sparta and Thebes to dominate Greece in the fourth century - only to be overwhelmed by the newly emerging Macedonian kingdom of Philip II. Additionally, the situation of Greeks in Sicily, Italy and Asia is portrayed, showing the geographical and political diffusion of the Greeks

Overview

The contributors in this volume present a systematic survey of the struggles of Athens, Sparta and Thebes to dominate Greece in the fourth century - only to be overwhelmed by the newly emerging Macedonian kingdom of Philip II. Additionally, the situation of Greeks in Sicily, Italy and Asia is portrayed, showing the geographical and political diffusion of the Greeks in a broader historical context.
This book will provide the reader with a clearly drawn and vivid picture of the main events and leading personalities in this decisive period of Greek history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415105835
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Lawrence A. Tritle -- Introduction

2. Cynthia Schwenk -- Athens

3. Charles D. Hamilton -- Sparta

4. Mark H. Munn -- Thebes and Central Greece

5. Stephen Ruzicka -- The Eastern Greek World

6. Richard J. A. Talbert -- The Greeks in Sicily and South Italy

7. Julia Heskel -- Macedonia and the North, 400-336

8. Waldemar Heckel -- Resistance to Alexander the Great

9. W. Lindsay Adams -- The Successors of Alexander

10. Steven Lattimore -- Art and Architecture

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