A History of the Greek City States, 700-338 B. C.
University of California Press, 28 Οκτ 1976 - 516 σελίδες
This book introduces the reader to the serious study of Greek history, concentrating more on problems than on narrative. The topics selected have been prominent in modern research and references to important discussions of these have been provided. Outlined are controversial issues of which differing views can be defended. Mr. Sealey's preference is for interpretations which see Greek history as the interaction of personalities, rather than for those which see it as a struggle for economic classes or of abstract ideas.
Sealey assumes that the Greek cities of the archaic and classical periods did not inherit any political institutions from the Bronze Age; that the extensive invasions that brought Mycenaean civilization to an end destroyed political habits as effectively as stone palaces. Accordingly, he believes that the Greeks of the historic period were engaged in the fundamental enterprise of building organized society out of nothing.
The first chapters of this work deal with the stops taken by the early tyrants, in Sparta and Athens, toward constructing stable organs of authority and of political expression. In later chapters, interest shifts to relations that developed between the states and especially to the development of lasting alliances. Attention is given to the Peloponnesian League, to the Persian Wars, to the Delian League, and to the Second Athenian Sea League of the fourth century.
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Note on the Literary Sources for Part I
Tyranny in the early Peloponnese
The word and its meaning Pheidon Cleisthenes of Sicyon
The Beginnings of the Athenian State
Solon and the Rise of Peisistratus
Persia and Greece I The Designs of the Persians
The Archidamian War and the Peace of Nicias
Peloponnesian War 419411
The End of the Peloponnesian War 411404
Warfare in the straits 411410 The ascendancy and decline of Alci
The Corinthian War
Note on the Literary and Epigraphic Sources for Part III
leagues and federations The Spartan outrages
The Rise of Macedon
Persia and Greece II The Hellenic League
Note on the Literary and Epigraphic Sources for Part II
Divergence between Athens and Sparta
The First Peloponnesian War
The Athenian Empire and
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