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
     
 

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

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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

List of maps and plates
Notes on contributors
Chronology
Preface and acknowledgments
List of abbreviations
1Introduction1
2Athens8
3Sparta41
4Thebes and Central Greece66
5The Eastern Greek World107
6The Greeks in Sicily and South Italy137
7Macedonia and the North, 400-336167
8Resistance to Alexander the Great189
9The Successors of Alexander228
10Art and Architecture249
Select critical bibliography283
Index290

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