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A Selection of Greek historical inscriptions to the end of the fifth century B.C.

A Selection of Greek historical inscriptions to the end of the fifth century B.C.

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Published by Clarendon, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inscriptions, Greek.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Russell Meiggs and David Lewis.
    ContributionsMeiggs, Russell., Lewis, David M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCN360 .S45 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 317 p.
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20679363M
    ISBN 100198142668

    The Greeks will not be able to hold out against you for long; you will soon cause their forces to disperse — they will soon break up and go home. The Athenians held back part of their fleet at Salamis. Paderbornp. The Chief account of this is that of Herodotus who describes panic and what amounts to hysteria in Athens. Rhodes and Robin Osborne.

    If he does act as kosmos, whatever, judgements he gives, he shall owe double, and he shall lose his rights to office, as long as he lives, and whatever he does as kosmos shall be nothing. From a psychological point of view it is hard to think up a strategy more effective in demoralizing a population before hand and infuriating your allies. The last seems the most probable. According to this text, as from the end of the 7th century BC, a small Cretan city, the city of Dreros takes some measures to protect itself against excessive power ambitions. Douglas Olson P. Oxford: Oxford University Press,

    Given that at the very least this degree if its based on an authentic degree of B. That Athenian inscriptions are well represented is unavoidable, given the overwhelming production of this city; however, Athenian prodominance is not too heavy. To give only two examples: No. The chapters examine both literary and material evidence in order to achieve a better understanding of the nature of Greek settlement in the Mediterranean zone, and of sometimes equivocal Greek and Roman perceptions of home, displacement, and returning. The volume is extremely well produced and includes a number of useful maps and drawings.


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Spawforth, eds. Now an argument can be made that ignoring the Greek fleet at Salamis was not an option, possible flank attacks, and that the lateness of the campaign season would have forced the Persians to retire to winter quarters.

Plutarch, Themistocles, s. Although Rhodes—Osborne have not undertaken a systematic reexamination of the stones, the texts they offer are superior to Tod's in every way, and they also provide a facing translation, rendering the material far more accessible than it might otherwise have been.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, Some food would have been available for Persian troops. Any help in solving the mystery of its location would of course be appropriately acknowledged.

The Apoikie should be dispatched within thirty days. The text contains several provisions concerning the participants and the execution of the train, the holding of the victims, the installation of sacred districts, and the chief proxy. Posted on by Charlotte Tupman Via the Classicists list: Please find below a request from Professor John Keane for help to find the early constitutional law of Dreros Meiggs and Lewisno.

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Greek Historical Inscriptions B. Is it remotely serious as even a flight of fancy that even before Artemisium and Thermopylae had been breached that the Assembly would have agreed to open up their city, farms etc.

The fraught search revealed some of the barriers facing those who are intent on proposing fresh conjectures about the earliest contours of democracy.

The result is the battle of Salamis. Arial Photo of Salamis and surrounding area The fact is the bay of Salamis is a trap. I hear they have no supplies in the island A Selection of Greek historical inscriptions to the end of the fifth century B.C.

book they now are; and the Peloponnesian contingents, at least are not likely to be very easy in their minds if you march with the army towards their country — they will hardly care to fight in defence of Athens. This revised paperback edition of Meiggs and Lewis's standard selection first published in includes new addenda, in addition to 95 texts covering the period from c.

Sending only to Artemisium and keeping at Salamis. They also give some photographs between pp. Of course this is not decisive it is simply a problem. However, if the editors deem it necessary or useful, they do provide some additional comments, which pertain only to certain aspects of the text and which might be of interest only to the specialist, at the end of the general commentary with an indication of the respective line s.

Even if one doubts certain aspects of the story like Themistocles message to the Persians; the picture it gives of an alliance hanging together by a thread rings true.

It is unlikely that the Greek fleet could have escaped through it or even navigate it! The volume was completed during a sabbatical from the Department of Classical Studies at Boston University, and I thank my colleagues and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Jeffrey Henderson, for the support they have offered.

Bryn Mawr Classical Review Oxford: Oxford University Press,occasionally translated or expanded in the interest of clarity. This might be regrettable, but, on the other hand, if one were simply to add the relevant number of inscriptions to Tod, the volume would be even bigger or, more probably, one would end up with two fat volumes for which one would have to pay the usual exorbitant OUP price.

The anonymous readers for the Press offered numerous helpful suggestions on the prospectus.aimed primarily at historians, and we have retained Greek Historical Inscriptions as our title.

There is, of course, a sense in which all inscriptions are historical documents, but some make a greater contribution in their own right than others to the question s which historians are interested in asking, and it is on inscriptions of that kind.

This volume is both a companion to the editors' Greek Historical Inscriptions, BC, and a successor to the later part of the Selection of Greek Historical Inscriptions to the End of the Fifth Century BC, edited by Russell Meiggs and David M. Lewis and published in A Selection of Greek historical inscriptions to the end of the fifth century B.C.

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