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The Peloponnesian War, Donald Kagan

Label
The Peloponnesian War
Title
The Peloponnesian War
Statement of responsibility
Donald Kagan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For three decades in the fifth century b.c. the ancient world was torn apart by a conflict that was as dramatic, divisive, and destructive as the world wars of the twentieth century: The Peloponnesian War. Donald Kagan, one of the world's most respected classical, political, and military historians, here presents a new account of this vicious war of Greek against Greek, Athenian against Spartan. The Peloponnesian War is a magisterial work of history written for general readers, offering a fresh examination of a pivotal moment in Western civilization. With a lively, readable narrative that conveys a richly detailed portrait of a vanished world while honoring its timeless relevance. The Peloponnesian War is a chronicle of the rise and fall of a great empire and of a dark time whose lessons still resonate today. One of the world's foremost historians presents a fresh look at the greatest war of ancient Greece and a pivotal moment in Western civilization that still resonates today
Summary
The classical scholar takes a new look at the war between Athens and Sparta, examining the conflict that devastated Ancient Greece in the fifth century B.C.E
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
176257
Cataloging source
CPL
Dewey number
938.05
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DF229
LC item number
.K34 2004x
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The Peloponnesian War, Donald Kagan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Enter Athens (433-432)
  • ch. 4.
  • The decisions for war (432)
  • pt. 2.
  • Pericles' war
  • ch 5.
  • War aims and resources (432-431)
  • ch. 6.
  • The Theban attack on Plataea (431)
  • ch. 7.
  • Introduction
  • The plague (430-429)
  • ch. 8.
  • Pericles' last days (429)
  • ch. 9.
  • Rebellion in the Empire (428-427)
  • ch. 10.
  • Terror and adventure (427)
  • pt. 3.
  • New strategies
  • ch. 11.
  • pt. 1.
  • Demonstenes and the new strategy (426)
  • ch. 12.
  • Pylos and Sphacteria (425)
  • ch. 13.
  • Athens on the offensive : Megara and Delium (424)
  • ch. 14.
  • Brasidas' Thracian campaign (424-423)
  • ch. 15.
  • The coming of peace (422-421) --
  • The road to war
  • ch. 1.
  • The great rivalry (479-439)
  • ch. 2."A
  • quarrel in a far-away country (436-433)
  • ch. 3.
  • ch. 19.
  • After Mantinea : politics and policy at Sparta and Athens (418-416)
  • pt. 5.
  • The disaster in Sicily
  • ch. 20.
  • The decision (416-415)
  • ch. 21.
  • The home front and the first campaigns (415)
  • ch. 22.
  • The first attack on Syracuse (415)
  • pt. 4.
  • ch. 23.
  • The siege of Syracuse (414)
  • ch. 24.
  • The besiegers besieged (414-413)
  • ch. 25.
  • Defeat and destruction (413)
  • pt. 6.
  • Revolutions in the Empire and in Athens
  • ch. 26.
  • After the disaster (413-412)
  • The false peace
  • ch. 27.
  • War in the Aegean (412-411)
  • ch. 28.
  • The revolutionary movement (411)
  • ch. 29.
  • The coup (411)
  • ch. 30.
  • The four hundred in power (411)
  • ch 31.
  • The five thousand (411)
  • ch. 16.
  • ch. 32.
  • War in the Hellespont (411-410) --
  • The peace unravels (421-420)
  • ch. 17.
  • The alliance of Athens and Argos (420-418)
  • ch. 18.
  • The battle of Mantinea (418)
  • ch. 36.
  • Arginusae (406)
  • ch. 37.
  • The fall of Athens (405-404)
  • Conclusion
  • Sources for the history of the Peloponnesian War
  • Index
  • pt. 7.
  • The fall of Athens
  • ch. 33.
  • The restoration (410-409)
  • ch. 34.
  • The return of Alcibiades (409-408)
  • ch. 35.
  • Cyrus, Lysander, and the fall of Alcibiades (408-406)
Control code
2457869
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 511 p.
Isbn
9780142004371
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55232488
  • (OCoLC)55232488
Label
The Peloponnesian War, Donald Kagan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Enter Athens (433-432)
  • ch. 4.
  • The decisions for war (432)
  • pt. 2.
  • Pericles' war
  • ch 5.
  • War aims and resources (432-431)
  • ch. 6.
  • The Theban attack on Plataea (431)
  • ch. 7.
  • Introduction
  • The plague (430-429)
  • ch. 8.
  • Pericles' last days (429)
  • ch. 9.
  • Rebellion in the Empire (428-427)
  • ch. 10.
  • Terror and adventure (427)
  • pt. 3.
  • New strategies
  • ch. 11.
  • pt. 1.
  • Demonstenes and the new strategy (426)
  • ch. 12.
  • Pylos and Sphacteria (425)
  • ch. 13.
  • Athens on the offensive : Megara and Delium (424)
  • ch. 14.
  • Brasidas' Thracian campaign (424-423)
  • ch. 15.
  • The coming of peace (422-421) --
  • The road to war
  • ch. 1.
  • The great rivalry (479-439)
  • ch. 2."A
  • quarrel in a far-away country (436-433)
  • ch. 3.
  • ch. 19.
  • After Mantinea : politics and policy at Sparta and Athens (418-416)
  • pt. 5.
  • The disaster in Sicily
  • ch. 20.
  • The decision (416-415)
  • ch. 21.
  • The home front and the first campaigns (415)
  • ch. 22.
  • The first attack on Syracuse (415)
  • pt. 4.
  • ch. 23.
  • The siege of Syracuse (414)
  • ch. 24.
  • The besiegers besieged (414-413)
  • ch. 25.
  • Defeat and destruction (413)
  • pt. 6.
  • Revolutions in the Empire and in Athens
  • ch. 26.
  • After the disaster (413-412)
  • The false peace
  • ch. 27.
  • War in the Aegean (412-411)
  • ch. 28.
  • The revolutionary movement (411)
  • ch. 29.
  • The coup (411)
  • ch. 30.
  • The four hundred in power (411)
  • ch 31.
  • The five thousand (411)
  • ch. 16.
  • ch. 32.
  • War in the Hellespont (411-410) --
  • The peace unravels (421-420)
  • ch. 17.
  • The alliance of Athens and Argos (420-418)
  • ch. 18.
  • The battle of Mantinea (418)
  • ch. 36.
  • Arginusae (406)
  • ch. 37.
  • The fall of Athens (405-404)
  • Conclusion
  • Sources for the history of the Peloponnesian War
  • Index
  • pt. 7.
  • The fall of Athens
  • ch. 33.
  • The restoration (410-409)
  • ch. 34.
  • The return of Alcibiades (409-408)
  • ch. 35.
  • Cyrus, Lysander, and the fall of Alcibiades (408-406)
Control code
2457869
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 511 p.
Isbn
9780142004371
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55232488
  • (OCoLC)55232488

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