Skip to content

All SAP systems will be unavailable on Saturday 10th December 2022 from 0800-1800 UK Time.

If you can’t place an order, please contact Customer Services to complete your order.

UK/ROW +44 (0) 1223 326050 | US 1 800 872 7423 or 1 212 337 5000 | Australia/New Zealand 61 3 86711400 or 1800 005 210, New Zealand 0800 023 520

Register Sign in Wishlist
The History of Greece

The History of Greece
5 Volume Set


Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Classics

  • Date Published: July 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108029889

£ 165.00
Multiple copy pack

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Product filter button
About the Authors
  • The German archaeologist Ernst Curtius (1814–1896) published his seminal work The History of Greece in 3 volumes between 1857 and 1867. It quickly became a bestseller and was republished in numerous German editions. The work was translated into English by the eminent British historian Adolphus William Ward (1837–1924) who divided it into five volumes. It covers the history of ancient Greece from the archaic period until the struggle for Greek independence after the rise of Macedon under Philip and Alexander. Curtius' History was a pioneering work of nineteenth-century classical scholarship. For many generations it provided an indispensable guide through the complex history of the ancient Greek world, and it continues to inspire researchers today.

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity


    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?


    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2011
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108029889
    • length: 2756 pages
    • dimensions: 324 x 250 x 155 mm
    • weight: 4kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Book I. The Greeks before the Dorian Migrations:
    1. Land and people
    2. The pre-historic ages of the Hellenes
    3. The earliest states
    4. The migrations and changes of settlements among the Greek tribes
    Book II. From the Dorian Migrations to the Persian Wars:
    1. History of Peloponnesus
    2. History of Attica
    3. The Hellenes beyond the Archipelago. Volume 2: Book II. From the Dorian Migration to the Persian Wars (continued):
    4. The unity of Greece
    5. The conflicts with the barbarians
    Book III. From the Termination of the Ionian Revolt to the Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War:
    1. The wars of liberation
    2. The growth of the power of Athens
    3. The years of peace. Volume 3: Book IV. The Peloponnesian War:
    1. The war from its commencement to the death of Pericles
    2. The war from the death of Pericles to the Peace of Nicias
    3. Italy and Sicily
    4. The war from the Peace of Nicias to the end of the Sicilian expedition
    5. The Decelean war
    Index. Volume 4: Book V. Sparta Supreme in Greece:
    1. Athens under the Thirty
    2. Athens after her restoration
    3. Sparta and Persia
    4. The Corinthian war
    5. The consequences of the Peace of Antalcidas
    Book VI. Thebes the Great Power of Greece:
    1. The up-rising of Thebes, and her struggle in self-defence
    2. The offensive wars of Thebes
    Index. Volume 5: Book VII. Macedonia and Greece:
    1. The kingdoms of the north
    2. The policy and intellectual life of Athens up to the beginning of the public career of Demosthenes
    3. Athens and King Philip to the Peace of Philocrates
    4. The last struggles for the independence of Greece

  • Author

    Ernst Curtius


    Adolphus William Ward

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner Please see the permission section of the catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×
warning icon

Turn stock notifications on?

You must be signed in to your Cambridge account to turn product stock notifications on or off.

Sign in Create a Cambridge account arrow icon

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.


Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.