From Solon to Socrates: Greek History and Civilization During the Sixth and Fifth Centuries B.C.

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Psychology Press, 1973 - History - 505 pages
The dual purpose of this book is to describe the greatest period of Greek history in all its aspects, political and military as well as economic and cultural, and to take into account the uncertainties of modern scholarship.
 

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Contents

From Solon to Socrates I
1
Greece and the Aegean pages xviiixix
6
The Eighth Century
8
The Great Colonization c 750550
14
The Seventh Century
20
EARLY SPARTA
28
Laconia
29
Towards Social Reform
37
The Great War in East and West
152
Battle of Salamis
163
The War Generation
174
THE ASCENDANCY OF ATHENS
192
Democracy and Dualism
209
Athens and her Harbours
217
The Age of Pericles
232
The Western Greeks
254

ATHENS BEFORE AND UNDER SOLON
50
Attica and Surroundings
51
The Social Crisis
56
Seisachtheia and Constitution
63
Solons Legislation
71
THE SIXTH CENTURY
77
Cleisthenes
90
Cleisthenes Division of Attica
95
The Wider Greek Scene
103
Sicily and South Italy
117
The Ionian Revolt and the Motherland 500491 B C
122
Marathon
134
Battle of Marathon
136
Between the Wan 143
143
Prelude to War
260
The Archidamian War
267
Pylos and Sphacteria
281
Between Peace and War
291
Syracuse
301
The Last Act
309
The Birth of Science
334
Political Events
351
The End of Tragedy
358
Socrates
371
Conclusion
384
Indices
483
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