A Traveller's History of Athens

A Traveller's History of Athens


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781566565332
Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Series: Traveller's History Series
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Mythology and Prehistory: from the Beginnings to the End of the Dark Age1
Chapter 2The Archaic Period (750-479 BC)15
Chapter 3Classical Athens: the Fifth Century BC37
Chapter 4The Peloponnesian War58
Chapter 5Fourth Century Athens74
Chapter 6Athens, Macedon and the Coming of Rome, 322-86 BC95
Chapter 7Athens under Roman Rule, 86 BC-AD 19117
Chapter 8The Pax Romana, AD 19-560133
Chapter 9Medieval Athens161
Chapter 10Ottoman Athens197
Chapter 11The Reign of King Otho, 1833-1862236
Chapter 12The Reign of King George, 1863-1913255
Chapter 13From the Balkan Wars to the Civil War: 1912-1949268
Chapter 14Athens from 1949 to the Present292
Major Buildings of Athens309
Excursions outside Athens340
Chronological Table348
The Attic Calendar and Major Festivals355
Guide to Further Reading356
Maps and Plans
Attica and its demes2
Classical Athens and the Themistoclean Wall38
The 'Valerian Wall'152
Greece in 1388182
The bazaar in Ottoman times202
J.P. Babin's map of Athens206
The Acropolis in classical times310
The Pnyx317
The Classical Agora in Roman times320
Central Athens today330

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