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Author: Donald Kapan
ISBN: 0801499852
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Publisher Cornell Univ Pr (October 1, 1991)
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The Outbreak of the P. .Empire (1987); Pericles and the Birth of the Athenian Empire ( Professor Kagan, who received his PhD from Ohio State University in 1958, has written The Great Dialogue: A History of Greek Political Thought from Homer to Polybius (1965 and 1986); The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War (1969); The Archidamian War (1974); The Peace of Nicias.

The First Peloponnesian War was on. After the Spartan rejection of Cimon’s troops it could scarcely have been avoided. It is interesting to apply Thucydides’ judgment of the truest cause of the later war to the outbreak of this one.

one of its main clauses - the return of Amphopolis to the Athenians. The contrast between the opening stages and the end of the book is tremendous. I won't try to paraphrase the book. At the beginning, Athens had the advantage, if only a narrow one.

The Fall of the Athenian Empire. Thucydides began to write a history of the war between the Athenians and the Peloponnesians because he expected that it would be great and most worthy of the telling

The Fall of the Athenian Empire. Thucydides began to write a history of the war between the Athenians and the Peloponnesians because he expected that it would be great and most worthy of the telling. He was not disappointed, for in duration, extent, fierceness, and significance it surpassed all previous Greek wars. It was the greatest upheaval that had come to the Greeks, to some portion of the barbarians, one might even say to the greater part of mankind. From our viewpoint it was something even more; it was the crucible in which the life of the polis was tested.

The principal figure in the narrative is the Athenian politician and general Nicias, whose policies shaped the treaty and whose military strategies played a. major role in the attack against Sicily. New History of the Peloponnesian War. Publisher. Cornell University Press.

The Fall of the Athenian Empire (New History of the Peloponnesian War) (Volume 4) by.

Only 12 left in stock (more on the way). To read Kagan's 'History of the Peloponnesian War' at the present hour is to be almost unbearably tested. The Archidamian War (A New History of the Peloponnesian War)Paperback.

to the Athenian surrender to Sparta in the spring of 404 . Through his study of this last decade of the war, Kagan evaluates the performance of the Athenian democracy. As it faced its most serious challenge. At the same time, Kagan assesses Thucydides' interpretation of the reasons for Athens' defeat and the destruction of the Athenian Empire.

to the Athenian surrender to Sparta in the spring of 404 . At the same time, Kagan assesses Thucydides' interpretation of the reasons for Athens’ defeat and the destruction of the Athenian Empire.