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    The History of Greece (Cambridge Library Collection: Classics) (Paperback) By (author) William Mitford

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    DescriptionThis vast study, first published between 1784 and 1818, and written on an unprecedentedly large historical scale, was begun at the urging of the author's friend Edward Gibbon. William Mitford (1744-1827), a scholar of private means, a magistrate and an MP, was concerned for the preservation of national and military stability, and he in part used his work to draw parallels between the rise of Athenian democracy and the contemporary status of the British constitution. This stance drew some criticism initially, but Mitford's approach was later praised in the wake of the French Revolution. The History, therefore, offers fascinating insights into its own time as well as a study of ancient Greece. The four volumes reissued here are from the uniform edition of 1808. The second volume takes the story of events in Greece from the Thirty Years' Truce to 404 BCE and the end of the Peloponnesian War.

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    The History of Greece
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William Mitford
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 566
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 29 mm
    Weight: 890 g
    ISBN 13: 9781108011051
    ISBN 10: 1108011055

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    LC classification: DE
    B&T General Subject: 431
    DC22: 938
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS002010
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    Thema V1.0: NHC
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    black & white illustrations
    Cambridge Library Collection
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    Publication date
    31 October 2010
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    Table of contents
    13. Affairs of Greece, from the thirty-years truce to that commonly called the Peloponnesian war; 14. Of the Peloponnesian war, from its commencement to the death of Pericles; 15. Of the Peloponnesian war, from the death of Pericles, in the third year, to the application for peace from Lacedaemon in the seventh; 16. Of the Peloponnesian war, from the application for peace from Lacedaemon, in the seventh year, to the conclusion of peace between Lacedaemon and Athens in the tenth year; 17. Of the Peloponnesian war, during the peace between Lacedaemon and Athens; 18. Of the affairs of Sicily, and of the Athenian expedition into Sicily; 19. Affairs of Greece, from the conclusion of the Sicilian expedition, until the return of Alcibiades to Athens, in the twenty-fourth year of the Peloponnesian war; 20. Affairs of Greece, from the return of Alcibiades to Athens, till the conclusion of the Peloponnesian war.