Ancient History, Literature and Art; Topically Arranged with References Embracing a Geographical Method of Memorizing History

Ancient History, Literature and Art; Topically Arranged with References Embracing a Geographical Method of Memorizing History

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...opposition to admitting the Ionians into the confed-eracy---Return of the Athenians to Athens (b). Condition of Athens after the Battle of Plataea--Rebuilding the city and fortifying Peira2us--Attempt of the Peloponnesians 'to obstruct the work--Stratagem of Themistokles to enable the Athenians to complete the fortifications--Enlargement of the walls of Athens--Plans of Themistokles for the naval aggrandizement of Athens (c). PAUSANIAS--Capture of Byzantium_---Division in the confederate fleet caused by the conduct of Pausanias---His treasonable correspondence with Xerxes--Recall to Sparta--Transfer of the headship from Sparta to Athens--Formation. of the League of Delos under the leadership of Aristides--Athens the federal capital--Division of Grecian politics between Sparta and Athens from this date--Object and aim of the confederacy and its necessity--Oath and obligations of allies (1). Conduct of Pausanias after his removal from com1nand of the fleet--IIis arrest, prosecution and death (e). ' FIFTH CE1VTURY, GREC/A7V HISTORY. 103 355-7, 379, 386-94 (d). Cox, Greeks and Persians, 197 seq. Herodotus, Anc. Hist., Vol. 4:319-86, 391-3. Duruy, Hist. Greece, Vol. 2:478-500 (1, b), 501-9 (c), Cox, Hist. Greece, 211-26 (a), 227-32 (b), 232-38, 247 (c, (l, e). Rollin, Anc. Hist., Vol. 292-102 (a), 103-4 (b), 106 seq. (c), 111-14 (d, e). Mitford, Hist. Greece, Vol. 2:187, 189-202 (a), 205-11 (b), 254-64 (c), 272-7, 288-92. Timayenis, Hist. Greece, Vol. 1:212-22 (a), 222-4 (b), 230-2 (c), 232-5 (d), 226-7 (e-2). ARISTIDES AND THEMISTOKLES, the real founders of the Athenian commonwealth--'1_'heir social' and'political positions (a)---Rivalry between them--Ostracism of Aristides--Changes in the constitution by Aristides (b). Athens...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236988213
  • 9781236988218