Connecting a City to the Sea: The History of the Athenian Long Walls

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Brill, 2008 - History - 267 pages
Driven by the proposition that the Athenians would not have relied on the Long Walls when their navy was weak, this comprehensive history of the structures dates each construction phase, examines the walls' purpose, and chronicles their fluctuating viability.

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David H. Conwell, Ph.D. (1992) in Classical Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania, teaches history and Latin at Baylor School, Chattanooga, Tennessee. His most recent publication concerning Athenian fortifications appeared in Oikistes (Studies in Honor of A. J. Graham, Brill, 2002).