Portable Greek Historians
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Presents selections from writings by ancient Greek historians.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 109.22 x 180.34 x 30.48mm | 158.76g
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • English
  • maps, bibliog
  • 014015065X
  • 9780140150650
  • 734,771

About Moses I Finley CBE, Fba

M. I. Finley was a professor of ancient history and master of Darwin College, Cambridge. He died in 1986.

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Table of contents

Introduction A Brief Reading List Map HERODOTUS From Book I Lydia From Book II The Antiquity of Egypt The Nile Flood Manners and Customs Origins of the Greek Gods The Truth about the Trojan War The Building of the Pyramids From Book VII The Persian War after Marathon From Book VIII The Persian War after Marathon (Continued) THUCYDIDES From Book I The Beginnings From Book II The Funeral Oration of Pericles The Plague in Athens From Book III The Mitylenian Debate Sedition in Corcyra From Book VI The War in Sicily From Book VII The Sicilian Disaster XENOPHON: The Anabasis From Book I From Book II From Book III From Book IV POLYBIUS From Book I Introduction From Book II Aratus of Sicyon and the Achaean League From Book VI The Roman Constitution

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