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Ancient Syracuse: From Foundation to Fourth Century Collapse / Edition 1

Ancient Syracuse: From Foundation to Fourth Century Collapse / Edition 1

by Richard Evans
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ISBN-13: 9781472419378
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/26/2016
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Richard Evans is currently Senior Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Biblical and Ancient Studies, University of South Africa. He has previously lectured at the University of South Africa and at Cardiff University, UK. His research interests include Roman republican politics; the urban topography of city-states; and the historians Herodotus, Thucydides, Diodorus and Livy. His publications include studies on Roman republican political figures of the first century BC (2003); a study of the topography of Syracuse (2009); Rome’s conquest of Asia Minor, Syria and Armenia (2011); a history of Pergamum (2012); and seminal sieges in Greek and Roman military history (2013).

Table of Contents

Preface / The myths and the reality of the foundation / The Deinomenid tyranny (ca. 700 - 466 BC) / The 5th century collapse (466-460 BC) / Democracy and Ducetius (460-427 BC) / The first Athenian expedition (427-424 BC) / The second Athenian expedition (415-413 BC) / The rise of the tyrant Dionysius I / The 4th century collapse / Epilogue / A chronology of Syracuse / Appendices / Bibliography / Index.

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