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The league of the Aitolians

Author: John D Grainger
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 1999.
Series: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 200.
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This is the first full account of the Aitolian League in modern times, based wholly on original source material, describing its origin, its rise and fall, and refuting the old libel which describes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grainger, John D., 1939-
League of the Aitolians.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 1999
(OCoLC)606376838
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Grainger
ISBN: 9004109110 9789004109117
OCLC Number: 41641400
Description: xvii, 585 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. A Pirate State? --
3. The Beginning of the League (Before 335) --
4. Survival (330-300) --
5. Expansion: The First Phase (300-278) --
6. Expansion: The Second Phase (278-260) --
7. A Generation of Peace (270-245) --
8. The Challenge from Achaia (245-239) --
9. The Constitution --
10. Aitolian Wealth --
11. The Armed Forces --
12. The First Macedonian War (The War of Demetrios) (238-228) --
13. The Second Macedonian War (The Social/Symmachic War): 1. The Causes (228-220) --
14. The Second Macedonian War (The Social/Symmachic War): 2. The Fighting (220-217) --
15. The Third Macedonian War: 1. The Causes (217-211) --
16. The Third Macedonian War: 2. The Fighting (211-206) --
17. The Social Problem, and the Causes of the Fourth Macedonian War (206-199) --
18. The Fourth Macedonian War (199-197) --
19. The Break with Rome (197-192) --
20. The Roman War: 1. The Seleukid Alliance (192-191) --
21. The Roman War: 2. Aitolia Alone (191-189) --
22. The Roman Client (189-167) --
23. Roman Subject: The End of the League (From 167) --
24. The Achievements of the League --
Magistrates of the Aitolian League.
Series Title: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 200.
Responsibility: by John D. Grainger.

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'...the first major study of that association...This work becomes the standard study of the Aitolians for a long time to come.'J.M. Balcer, Choice, 2000.This book has been selected as CHOICE's Read more...

 
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