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A History of Greece

Volume 11


Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Classics

  • Date Published: June 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108009607

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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 11 continues the history of Sicily down to the expedition of Timoleon in 344 BCE, and then returns to Greece and describes the rise of Philip of Macedon; the book concludes with Philip's death in 336 BCE.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108009607
    • length: 756 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 38 x 140 mm
    • weight: 0.86kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part II. Historical Greece (cont.):
    83. Sicilian affairs (cont.)
    84. Sicilian affairs after the death of the Elder Dionysius
    85. Sicilian affairs down to the close of the expedition of Timoleon
    86. Central Greece: the accession of Philip of Macedon to the birth of Alexander
    87. From the commencement of the Sacred War to that of the Olynthian War
    88. Euboic and Olynthian wars
    89. From the capture of Olynthus to the termination of the Sacred War by Philip
    90. From the peace of 346 B.C. to the death of Philip.

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    George Grote

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