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A history of Greece to the death of Alexander the Great

Author: J B Bury; Russell Meiggs
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1978, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th ed., with revisionsView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J B Bury; Russell Meiggs
OCLC Number: 11845823
Description: xix, 577 pages : illustrations, 1 folded map ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface to the fourth edition --
Preface to the first edition --
Introduction: Greece and the Aegean --
The beginnings of Greece and the heroic age --
The expansion of Greece --
The growth of Sparta ; Fall of the aristocracies --
The union of Attica and the foundation of the Athenian democracy --
Growth of Athens in the sixth century --
The advance of Persia to the Aegean --
The perils of Greece ; The Persian and Punic invasions --
The foundation of the Athenian empire --
The Athenian empire under the guidance of Pericles --
The war of Athens with the Peloponnesians (431-421 B.C.) --
The decline and downfall of the Athenian empire --
The Spartan supremacy and the Persian War --
The revival of Athens and her Second League --
The hegemony of Thebes --
The Syracusan empire and the struggle with Carthage --
Rise of Macedonia --
The conquest of Persia --
The conquest of the Far East --
Chronological table --
Glossary.
Responsibility: J.B. Bury and Russell Meiggs.

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