A History of the Classical Greek World, 478 - 323 BC (Blackwell History of the Ancient World)

P. J. Rhodes


This booklet provides an available account of classical Greek heritage, from the aftermath of the Persian Wars in 478 BC to the demise of Alexander the good in 323 BC. the writer describes the years which witnessed the flourishing of democracy in Athens; the institution of the Athenian empire; the Peloponnesian conflict, which concerned the total Greek international; the improvement of Macedonian strength lower than Philip II; and the conquests of Alexander the nice. His account combines narrative with research, and bargains with significant social, fiscal and cultural advancements in addition to political and army occasions. Rhodes info the proof on which his narrative is predicated, such as inscriptions, cash and fabric is still, and descriptions the concerns, that have to be borne in brain in utilizing this facts.

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