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Complete writings: The Peloponnesian war.

Author: Thucydides.; Richard Crawley
Publisher: New York, Modern Library [1951]
Series: Modern Library college editions, T51.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thucydides.; Richard Crawley
ISBN: 0394309510 9780394309514
OCLC Number: 188726
Description: xxi, 516 pages map 19 cm.
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
The state of Greece form the earliest times to the commencement of the Peloponnesian war --
Causes of the war: the affair of Epidamnus: the affair of Potidaea --
Congress of the Peloponnesian confederacy at Lacedaemon --
From the end of the Persian to the beginning of the Peloponnesian war: the progress from supremacy to empire --
Second congress at Lacedaemon: preparation for war and diplomatic skirmishes: Cylon, Pausanias, Themistocles --
Beginning of the Peloponnesian war: first invasion of Attica: funeral oration of Pericles --
Second year of the war: the plague of Athens: position and policy of Pericles: fall of Potidaea --
Third year of the war: investment of Plataea: naval victories of Phormio: Thracian irruption into Macedonia under Sitacles --
Fourth and fifth years of the war: revolt of Mitylene --
Fifth year of the war: trial and execution of the Plataeans: Corcyraean revolution --
Sixth year of the war: campaigns of Demosthenes in western Greece: ruin of Ambracia --
Seventh year of the war: occupation of Pylos: surrender of the Spartan army in Sphacteria --
Seventh and eight years of the war: end of Corcyraean revolution: peace of Gela: capture of Nisaea --
Eighth and ninth years of the war: invasion of Boeotia: fall of Amphipolis: brilliant successes of Brasidas --
Tenth year of the war: death of Cleon and Brasidas: peace of Nicias --
Feeling against Sparta in Peloponnese: league of the Mantineans, Eleans, Argives, and Athenians: battle of Maintinea and breaking up of the league --
Sixteenth year of the war: the Melian conference: fate of Melos --
Seventeenth year of the war: the Sicilian campaign: affair of the Hermae: departure of the expedition --
Seventeenth year of the war: parties at Syracuse: story of Harmodius and Aristogiton: disgrace of Alcibiades --
Seventeenth and eighteenth years of the war: inaction of the Athenian army: Alcibiades at Sparta: investment of Syracuse --
Eighteenth and nineteenth years of the war: arrival of Gylippus at Syracuse: fortification of Decelea: successes of the Syracusans --
Nineteenth year of the war: arrival of Demosthenes: defeat of the Athenians at Epipolae: folly and obstinacy of Nicias --
Nineteenth year of the war: battles in the great harbor: retreat and annihilation of the Athenian army --
Nineteenth and twentieth years of the war: revolt of Ionia: intervention of Persia: the war in Ionia --
Twentieth and twenty-first years of the war: intrigues of Alcibiades: withdrawal of the Persian subsides: oligarchical coup d'état at Athens: patriotism of the army at Samos --
Twenty-first year of the war: recall of Alcibiades to Samos: revolt of Euboea and downfall of the four hundred: battle of Cynossema.
Series Title: Modern Library college editions, T51.
Other Titles: History of the Peloponnesian War.
Peloponnesian war
Responsibility: The unabridged Crawley translation with an introd. by John H. Finley, Jr.

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