History of Greece: To the Death of Alexander the Great (Google eBook)

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MacMillan & Company, 1922 - Greece - 909 pages
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Contents

Fall of Greek Monarchies and Rise of the Republics
74
Phoenician Intercourse with Greece
76
Greek Reconstruction of Early Greek History
78
CHAPTER II
86
Colonies on the Coasts of the Euxine Propontis and North Aegean
89
Colonies in the Western Mediterranean
93
4 Growth of Trade and Maritime Enterprise
106
Influence of Lydia on Greece
110
The Opening of Egypt
114
Cyrene
116
SECT PAGE
120
CHAPTER IV
163
The Union of Attica
170
The Legislation of Solon and the Foundation of Democracy
180
CHAPTER V
190
Growth of Sparta and the Peloponnesian League
202
King Cleomenes and the Second Spartan Intervention
208
First Victories of the Democracy
216
The Rise of Persia and the Fall of the Lydian Kingdom 21
229
sECT rAGE 3 The Persian Conquest of Egypt Polycrates of Samos
232
Ionia under Darius
234
Conquest of Thrace
238
The Ionic Revolt against Persia
241
Second and Third European Expeditions of Darius Battle ot Marathon
247
Struggle of Athens and Aegina
258
Growth of the Athenian Democracy
260
o Athens to be a Seapower
263
CHAPTER VII
265
Preparations of Greece
269
Battles of Thermopylae and Artemisium
271
Battle of Salamis
277
Consequences of Salamis
282
6 Preparations for another Campaign
285
Battle of Plataea
289
Battle of Mycale and Capture of Sestos
295
Gelon Tyrant of Syracuse
296
The Carthaginian Invasion of Sicily and the Battle of Himera
300
Syracuse and Acragas under Hieron and Theron
304
PIG PAGE 94 Temple of Zeus at Acragas photograph
310
Religious Movements in the Sixth Century
311
Eleusinian relief E A Gardner op cit
314
Spread of the Orphic Religion
316
Coin of Sybaris
318
Ionian Reason
319
CHAPTER VIII
322
Coin of Pharsalus
326
Coin of Arcadian League
327
The Confederacy of Delos
328
The Fortification of Athens and the Piraeus
330
Coin of Athens
333
Ostracism and Death of Themistocles
334
The Confederacy of Delos becomes an Athenian Empire
336
CoinofThasos
338
Coin of Erythrae
339
Coin of Cos
340
Policy and Ostracism of Cimon
342
CHAPTER IX
346
Bust of Pericles E A Gardner op cit
347
View of Pnyx from a photograph by Mr Thacher Clarke Hellenic Soc
348
Monument of Lysicrates Athens photograph
351
War of Athenians with the Peloponnesians
352
Coin of Thebes
356
Conclusion of Peace with Persia
358
Coin of Cition
359
Athenian Reverses The Thirty Years Peace
361
The Imperialism of Pericles
363
The Restoration of the Temples
367
Plan of Athenian Acropolis
368
Athena and Hephaestus Parthenon frieze photograph
370
Scenes from frieze of temple of Nike Apteros photograph
372
Coin of Elis
375
1T4 Map of Athens and Piraeus
376
The Piraeus Growth of Athenian Tratle
377
Athenian Enterprise in Italy
378
Athenian Policy in Thrace and the Euxine
380
Coin of Chalcedon
381
Revolt of Samos
382
Coin of Corinth
384
Higher Education The Sophists
385
CHAPTER X
387
THE WAR OF ATHENS WITH THE PELOPONNESIANS
390
Revolt of Mytilene
413
Warfare in Western Greece
418
Campaigns of Demosthenes in the West
422
Coin of Ambracia 424
424
Nicias and Cleon Politics at Athens
425
The Athenian Capture of Pylos
429
Plan of Pylos and Sphacteria founded on G B Grundys Map in J U S 1896
431
The Victory of Paeonius E A Gardner op cit
439
Athenian Capture of Nisaea
440
Athens fails in Boeotia
441
The War in Thrace
444
Negotiations for Peace
449
Battle of Amphipolis
453
CHAPTER XI
458
The Western Policy of Athens
463
Coin of Naxos
464
Coin of Messana
465
3 The Sailing of the Sicilian Expedition
466
Plan of Syracuse based on plan in Freemans History of Sicily
473
5 The Second Expedition
477
Consequences of the Sicilian Catastrophe
484
Fall of the Four Hundred The Polity The Democracy Restored
493
9 Downfall of the Athenian Empire
499
IO Rule of the Thirty and Restoration of the Democracy
507
THE SPARTAN SUPREMACY AND THE PERSIAN
514
3 War of Sparta with Persia
530
4 Asiatic Campaigns of Agesilaus Battle of Cnidus
536
The Kings Peace
549
Highhanded Policy of Sparta
555
Alliance of Athens and Thebes
561
4 The Battle of Naxos and the Peace of Callias
567
5 Athens under the Restored Democracy
574
THE HEGEMONY OF THEBES
591
Policy of Thebes in Southern Greece Arcadia and Messema
598
Policy and Action of Thebes in Northern Greece 12
612
The Battle of Mantinea
619
CHAPTER XV
629
Carthaginian Conquest of Acragas
635
Rise of Dionysius
639
First Years of Dionysius
642
First Punic War of Dionysius
648
Second Punic War and Sicel Conquests of Dionysius
656
The Empire of Dionysius
658
Death of Dionysius Estimate of his Work
663
Dionysius the Younger
666
Dion
669
Timoleon
673
Events in Great Greece
679
CHAPTER XVI
681
Philip II of Macedonia
683
Mausoius of Caria
688
Phocis and the Sacred War
694
The Advance of Macedonia
701
Peace of Philocrates
708
Interval of Peace and Preparations for War 3461 B C
715
Battle of Chaeronea
723
The Synedrion of the Greeks Philips Death
732
CHAPTER XVII
738
Alexanders Campaigns in Thrace and Illyria
740
Alexanders Second Descent on Greece
743
Preparations for Alexanders Persian Expedition
747
sECT PAGE 6 Battle of Issus
757
Conquest of Syria
763
Conquest of Egypt
772
Battle of Gaugamela Arbela and Conquest of Babylonia
774
Conquest of Susiana and Persis
779
Death of Darius
782
Spirit of Alexanders Policy as Lord of Asia
785
CHAPTER XVIII
787
The Conquest of India
798
Alexanders Return to Babylon
813
Preparations for Arabian Expedition and the Death of Alexander
818
Greece under Macedonia
823
The Episode of Harpalus and the Greek Revolt
829
Aristotle and Alexander
833
Chronological Table
837
463
841
Notes and References
851
Index
885
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