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A History of Greece

A History of Greece

Volume 6

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Classics

  • Date Published: May 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108012683


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  • This is the sixth of eight volumes on the history of Greece, first published in 1839. The volumes were aimed at two audiences: those people who wanted more than a superficial knowledge of the subject, but did not have the time or means to study the original sources, and those who had access to the ancient authors, but required a guide or interpreter. Volume 6 covers the period from the end of the Sacred War to the renewal of hostilities between Philip and the Athenians, and Philip's death. It looks at Alexander's accession and the taking of Thebes. It then surveys the history of Persia from the Peace of Antalcidas to Alexander's accession, his expedition in Asia, the battle of Issus and the taking of Persepolis. It also looks at Alexander's campaigns in Bactria and Sogdiana. This book will be of interest to researchers and students of ancient history.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108012683
    • length: 364 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 21 x 140 mm
    • weight: 0.46kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    45. From the end of the Sacred War to the renewal of hostilities between Philip and the Athenians
    46. From the renewal of hostilities between Philip and the Athenians to his death
    47. From Alexander's accession to the taking of Thebes
    48. Retrospective survey of the history of Persia from the Peace of Antalcidas to Alexander's accession
    49. Alexander's expedition in Asia to the Battle of Issus
    50. From the Battle of Issus to the taking of Persepolis
    51. From the taking of Persepolis to the death of Darius
    52. Alexander's campaigns in Bactria and Sogdiana

  • Author

    Connop Thirlwall

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