Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History (Hardback)
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Short Description for Cyrene to Chaeronea A selection of the most important papers of the eminent historian of ancient Greece George Cawkwell. Cawkwell focuses upon the history, warfare, and politics of the fourth century BC, and subjects the key ancient sources - Xenophon, Herodotus, Thucydides, and Demosthenes - to close scrutiny, revealing when they can be trusted and when not.
- Published: 13 January 2012
- Format: Hardback 496 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780199593286 ISBN 10: 0199593280
- Sales rank: 1,421,176
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Full description for Cyrene to Chaeronea
This selection of papers, by the distinguished historian of ancient Greece George Cawkwell, reflects a half-century of outstanding scholarship that is of immense value to anyone studying the ancient world today. The articles range from early Greek colonization in the sixth century BC, through the classical period and the wars with Persia, to the disastrous defeat of the Greeks by Philip II of Macedon at the battle of Chaeronea in 338 BC.