The Greek World in the Fourth Century: From the Fall of the Athenian Empire to the Successors of Alexander

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Lawrence A. Tritle
Routledge, Oct 16, 2013 - History - 316 pages
The contributors in this volume present a systematic survey of the struggles of Athens, Sparta and Thebes to dominate Greece in the fourth century - only to be overwhelmed by the newly emerging Macedonian kingdom of Philip II. Additionally, the situation of Greeks in Sicily, Italy and Asia is portrayed, showing the geographical and political diffusion of the Greeks in a broader historical context.
This book will provide the reader with a clearly drawn and vivid picture of the main events and leading personalities in this decisive period of Greek history.
 

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Contents

1 INTRODUCTION Lawrence A Tritle
1
2 ATHENS Cynthia Schwenk
8
3 SPARTA Charles D Hamilton
41
4 THEBES AND CENTRAL GREECE Mark Munn
66
5 THE EASTERN GREEK WORLD Stephen Ruzicka
107
6 THE GREEKS IN SICILY AND SOUTH ITALY Richard A Talbert
137
7 MACEDONIA AND THE NORTH 400336 Julia Heskel
167
8 RESISTANCE TO ALEXANDER THE GREAT Waldemar Meckel
189
9 THE SUCCESSORS OF ALEXANDER W Lindsay Adams
228
10 ART AND ARCHITECTURE Steven Lattimore
249
Select critical bibliography
283
Subject Index
290
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