Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History

Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History

by George Cawkwell

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Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History by George Cawkwell

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199593286
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/13/2012
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.40(d)

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

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