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Widely acknowledged as the most authoritative study of ancient Greece, George Grote's twelve-volume work, begun in 1846, established the shape of Greek history which still prevails in textbooks and popular accounts of the ancient world today. Grote employs direct and clear language to take the reader from the earliest times of legendary Greece to the death of Alexander and his generation, drawing upon epic poetry and legend, and examining the growth and decline of the Athenian democracy. The work provides explanations of Greek political constitutions and philosophy, and interwoven throughout are the important but outlying adventures of the Sicilian and Italian Greeks. Volume 4 continues the review of Greek contacts in the wider Mediterranean world, and also covers political developments, especially in Athens, from the rise of the Peisistratids to the battle of Marathon.
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- Date Published: April 2010
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781108009539
- length: 584 pages
- dimensions: 216 x 140 x 30 mm
- weight: 0.67kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Part II. Historical Greece (cont.):
25. Illyrians, Macedonians, Paeonians
26. Thracians and Greek colonies in Thrace
27. Cyrene – Barka – Hesperides
28. Pan-Hellenic festivals
29. Lyric poetry
30. Grecian affairs during the government of Peisistratus and his sons at Athens
31. Grecian affairs after the expulsion of the Peisistratids
32. Rise of the Persian empire
33. Growth of the Persian empire
35. Ionic revolt
36. From Ionic revolt to battle of Marathon
37. Ionic philosophers.
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