A History of Greece

A History of Greece

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This is the last of eight volumes on the history of Greece, first published in 1844. 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 8 covers the period from the battle of Ipsus to the death of Pyrrhus, and then to the accession of Antigonus Doson. It looks at the battle of Sellasia and the end of the Social War between the Achaeans and the Aetolians. Then it covers the proclamation of the liberty of Greece under Roman protection, the embassy of Callicrates to Rome, and finally the reduction of Greece into a Roman province. This book will be of interest to researchers and students of ancient history.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 536 pages
  • 139.7 x 215.9 x 35.56mm | 680.39g
  • Cambridge Library Collection
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1108012701
  • 9781108012706

Table of contents

60. From the Battle of Ipsus to the death of Pyrrhus; 61. From the death of Pyrrhus to the accession of Antigonus Doson; 62. From the accession of Antigonus Doson to the Battle of Sellasia; 63 From the Battle of Sellasia to the end of the Social War between the Achaeans and Aetolians; 64. From the end of the Social War between the Aetolians and the Achaeans to the proclamation of the liberty of Greece under Roman protection; 65. From the proclamation of the liberty of Greece under Roman protection to the embassy of Callicrates to Rome; 66. From the embassy of Callicrates to Rome to the reduction of Greece into a Roman province; Index.

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