Athenian empire by Russell Meiggs

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .

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The Second Athenian League was a maritime confederation of Aegean city-states from – BC and headed by Athens, primarily for self-defense against the growth of Sparta and secondly, the Persian Empire. In BC, Athens founded the Delian League to. With The Fall of the Athenian Empire I've finished this year's reread of Donald Kagan's monumental history of the Peloponnesian War.

In the 10 years following the disastrous defeat Athens suffered in Sicily, they found themselves checked on land by the Spartan fort at Decelea which threatened all of /5.

The Fall of the Athenian Empire is the fourth and last tome of Donald Kagan's excellent history of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta and its allies. This volume covers the events that took place from the destruction of the Athenian expedition to Sicily, in mid-Septemberto the surrender of Athens in Spring /5(16).

Book Description: In the fifth century BC, the Athenian Empire dominated the politics and culture of the Mediterranean world.

This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the history and significance of the Athenian Empire. It starts by exploring possible answers to. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: maps ; 23 cm: Contents: The nature of the evidence --The historical background --The foundation of the Delian league --The first assessment --The early years --War on two fronts --The aftermath of Egypt --The peace of Callias --The crisis of the forties --The thirty years' peace --The.

The Athenian Empire book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A comprehensive re-examination of all the literary and epigraphic evid /5.

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