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    A History of Greece (Cambridge Library Collection: Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Connop Thirlwall

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    DescriptionThis is the third of eight volumes on the history of Greece, first published in 1836. 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. The third volume considers the period from the beginning of the Athenian maritime ascendancy to the Thirty Years' Truce between Athens and Sparta, and the age of Pericles. It looks at the causes and events of the Peloponnesian War from its beginnings to the Sicilian Expedition. This book will be of interest to researchers and students of ancient history.


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    Title
    A History of Greece
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Connop Thirlwall
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 492
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 620 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781108012652
    ISBN 10: 1108012655
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    Libri: I-HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    DC22: 938
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS002010
    LC classification: DF
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    Thema V1.0: NHC
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Cambridge Library Collection
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    27 May 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    17. From the commencement of the Athenian maritime ascendancy to the thirty years' truce between Athens and Sparta; 18. From the commencement of the thirty years' truce to the renewal of hostilities between Athens and Corinth; 19. Causes and occasions of the Peloponnesian War; 20. From the commencement of the Peloponnesian War to the end of the third year; 21. Fourth and fifth years of the Peloponnesian War; 22. From the beginning of the sixth year of the Peloponnesian War to the general pacification of Sicily; 23. From the general pacification of Sicily to the Peace of Nicias; 24. From the Peace of Nicias to the conquest of Melos; 25. The Sicilian expedition before the arrival of Gylippus in Sicily; 26. The Sicilian expedition from the arrival of Gylippus to its close; Appendix.