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The Peloponnesian War, 431-404 BC

Author: Philip De Souza
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series: Essential histories.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers insights into the impact of warfare on the founders of Western civilisation, uncovering the overcrowding, plague and civil strife that existed alongside the literature, art and philosophy for which the Classical Greeks are celebrated.
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History
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De Souza, Philip.
Peloponnesian War, 431-404 BC.
New York : Routledge, 2003
(DLC) 2003009683
(OCoLC)52160113
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip De Souza
ISBN: 0203010558 9780203010556 0415968534 9780415968539
OCLC Number: 57478506
Notes: Originally published: Essential histories 27 : The Peloponnesian War, 431-404 BC. Oxford, Osprey Pub., 2002.
Description: 1 online resource (95 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps.
Contents: Background to war: the rise of Athens --
Warring sides: Athens and Sparta --
Outbreak: fear and suspicion lead to war --
The fighting: the first twenty years --
Portrait of a soldier: a ship's captain at war --
The world around war: politics and culture --
Portrait of a civilian: Hipparete, an Athenian citizen woman --
How the war ended: the fall of Athens --
Conclusion and consequences: the triumph of Sparta?
Series Title: Essential histories.
Responsibility: Philip De Souza.
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