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

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

by Lawrence A. Tritle
 
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

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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.

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Contains ten papers which 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. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781134524747
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/16/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
5 MB

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