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From the End of the Peloponnesian War to the Battle of Ipsus : Translated Documents of Greece & Rome - Phillip Harding

From the End of the Peloponnesian War to the Battle of Ipsus

Translated Documents of Greece & Rome

By: Phillip Harding (Editor)


Published: 22nd April 1985
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The second volume of Translated Documents of Greece and Rome is a collection of English translations with commentary and bibliography, ancient and modern, of the major inscriptions and historical fragments relating to the history of Greece in the fourth century BC. The book is designed to supplement existing translations of the extant historical works of the period, so that the student who knows neither Greek nor Latin can study the fourth century in greater depth than has previously been possible. The period covered by this collection includes the restoration of the democracy at Athens in 403/2, the creation of the Second Athenian Naval League, the Theban hegemony, the Sacred and Social Wars, the rise of Philip of Macedon, the career of his son Alexander, the Lamian War and, finally, the first rounds of the battle for the succession. There are documents from places as far apart as Priene and Tegea, but the majority come from Athens. This collection includes such material as alliances and peace treaties, honorific decrees, catalogues of temple deposits and naval equipment, laws, accounts, dedications, legal decisions, royal correspondence, constitutions and some important fragments of narrative histories. This book will be welcomed by teachers and students of ancient history.

Volume Editor's Introductionp. xv
Acknowledgementsp. xviii
Abbreviationsp. xix
Symbolsp. xxii
Ancient chronologyp. 1
Alliance between Athens and Eretria, 404/3 or 394/3p. 7
Rewards for the liberators of Athens from the Thirty, 404/3 or 403/2 or 401/0p. 8
Dedicatory epigram to Lysandros, end of the fifth or second half of fourth cp. 10
Athens honours loyal Samians, 403/2p. 10
The Athenians adopt the Ionian alphabet, 403/2p. 11
Athens honours the heroes of Phyle, 403/2p. 11
Theozotides and the Athenian orphans, 403/2p. 13
The revised Athenian law-code (the calendar of sacrifices), 403/2-400/399p. 15
Extract from an inventory of the treasures of Athena and of the Other Gods, 398/7p. 17
Internal politics in Athens, Corinth, Thebes and Argos as the real cause of the Corinthian War, 397/6 (early 396) or 396/5p. 19
The activities of Konon, 397/6-394/3p. 22
The battle of Sardis, 396/5p. 27
Alliance between Boeotia and Athens, 395p. 28
The Boeotian constitution, 395p. 29
Alliance between Athens and Locris, ?395p. 30
Fortification of Peiraeus, 395/4 and 394/3p. 31
Spartan victory at Corinth, 395/4 or 394/3p. 31
Monuments for the Athenian casualties at Corinth and Coronea, 394p. 32
Athens honours Dionysios I of Syracuse, 393p. 33
Two treaties between Amyntas III and the Chalcidians, c. 393 and before 382p. 34
Athenian mercenary forces at Corinth, 393-391p. 35
Athens rejects the Great King's peace, 392/1p. 37
Arbitration between Miletus and Myus, between 391 and 388p. 38
Athens resumes alliance with Thasos, 391/90 or 390/89 or 389/8 or 387/6p. 39
Athens honours Clazomenae, 387/6p. 40
Leukon, king of the Bosporos, 387-347p. 41
Political change at Erythrae, sometime between 387/6 and 355p. 42
Athens honours Hebryzelmis, 386/5p. 43
Dissolution of Mantinea, 385 or 384p. 44
Alliance between Athens and Chios, 384/3p. 44
The occupation of the Cadmea, 382/1p. 46
Alliance between Athens and Thebes, 378/7p. 46
Alliance between Athens and Byzantium, 378/7p. 48
'Charter of the Second Athenian Confederacy', 378/7 (spring 377)p. 48
A new name for tribute, ?378/7p. 52
Methymna joins the Athenian Confederacy, 378/7p. 52
Alliance between Athens and Chalcis, 378/7p. 53
Reorganization of Athenian finances, 378/7p. 54
Athens honours Straton, king of Sidon, 378/7 or 368/7 or 364 or 360p. 56
Recommendation that Corcyra, Acarnania and Cephallenia enter the Athenian Confederacy, 375p. 57
Alliance of Athens and Corcyra, 375 or 374/3 or 371p. 59
Athenian alliance with Amyntas III, 375/4 or 373/2p. 60
The peace of 375/4p. 61
Athenian law concerning the Certifier of silver coinage, 375/4p. 61
Epigram commemorating the Theban victory at Leuctra, 371p. 64
Extract from an Athenian naval record, 371/70 or 366/5p. 64
Boeotia honours a Carthaginian, 369/8 or 362 or 361p. 67
The Thessalians honour Pelopidas, 369/8 or 364/3p. 68
Institution of the Pezhetairoi, 369-7 or c. 350p. 68
The Arcadian League honours the Athenian Phylarchos, between 368 and 361p. 69
Alliance between Athens and Dionysios I of Syracuse, 368/7p. 70
Athens honours Mytilence, 367p. 71
Seizure of the Attic Spondophoroi by a member state of the Aetolian League, 367p. 73
Treaty between Athens and Ceos, 362p. 74
Alliance of Athens, Arcadia, Achaea, Elis and Phlius, 362/1p. 76
Greece and the Revolt of the Satraps, 362/1 or 344 or between 338 and 334p. 78
Athens sends cleruchs to Potidaea, 361p. 79
Alliance between Athens and Thessaly, 361/60p. 79
Contributions for the rebuilding of the temple at Delphi, 360p. 81
Treaty between Philip II and Athens, 359/8 or 357p. 82
Philip II's relations with Thessaly, 358/7-353/2p. 83
Philip II captures Amphipolis, 357p. 86
Treaty between Athens and three Thracian kings, 357p. 86
Alliance of Athens and Euboean cities, 357/6p. 87
Athens aids Eretria, 357/6p. 88
Alliance between Philip II and the Chalcidians, 357/6p. 89
Arkesine honours the Athenian governor Androtion, spring 356p. 90
Andros garrisoned by the Athenians in the Social War, 356p. 91
Athenian alliance with Ketriporis, Lyppeios and Grabos, midsummer 356p. 92
End of the Social War, 355/4p. 93
Chares in Asia, 355/4p. 94
The siege of Methone, 355/4p. 95
Contributions to the Sacred War, 354-352p. 96
Euboulos and the Theoric Fund, about 354p. 97
Treaty between Philip II and Kersebleptes, 352/1p. 99
Athenian cleruchs sent to Samos, 352/1p. 100
Resolution of the dispute over the Sacred Orgas between Athens and Megara, 352/1-350/49p. 100
Treaty between Erythrae and Hermias of Atarneus, between 350 and 344 or 342p. 103
Alliance between Athens and Olynthus and Athenian aid to Olynthus, 349/8p. 104
Chalcidian refugees at Myrina in Lemnos, c. 348p. 105
Athens honours Spartokos, Pairisades and Apollonios, 346p. 106
Athens renews her alliance with Mytilence, 346p. 107
Extracts from the accounts of the Delphian Naopoioi, 346-344p. 108
Revision of the citizen-lists at Athens, 346/5p. 109
Athens rejects the Great King's request for re-affirmation of friendship, 344/3p. 111
Philip of Macedon reorganizes his government of Thessaly, 344-342p. 111
Payment of Phocian fine to Delphi, 343 or 342p. 112
Alliance of Athens with Achaea, Arcadia, Argos, Megalopolis and Messenia, 343/2p. 113
The character and death of Hermias of Atarneus, 342/1p. 114
Alliance between Athens and Chalcis and the liberation of Oreus, 341p. 116
Athenians under Phokion restore democracy to Eretria, 341p. 116
Foundation of the League of Greek states for defence against Philip II of Macedon, 340p. 117
Athens honours Elaeus, 340p. 118
Immediate causes of the outbreak of war between Athens and Philip II of Macedon, 340p. 118
The wooing of Thebes before the battle of Chaeronea, 340/39p. 120
Athens honours the Tenedians, 340/39p. 121
Epigram in honour of the Athenian dead at Chaeronea, 338p. 123
Philip II's settlement in Greece: the 'League of Corinth', 338/7p. 123
Athens honours loyal Acarnanians, 337p. 125
Athenian law against tyranny, 337/6p. 127
Renewal of the treaty between Macedon and the Greeks by Alexander the Great or Alliance between Alexander and Athens, 336/5p. 128
Priene honours Antigonos Monophthalmos, ?334p. 128
Delphi honours Aristotle and Kallisthenes, between 334 and 331 or 327p. 129
Alexander dedicates the temple of Athena Polias at Priene, 334/3 or 330p. 129
Alexander's regulations for Priene and Naulochum, 334/3 or 330p. 130
Alexander's letter to the Chians, 334/3 or 332p. 130
Dedication of the ephebes of the tribe Kekropis, 334/3p. 131
Oath of the Athenian ephebes (not dated)p. 133
Philonides, courier and surveyor for Alexander, after 334p. 135
Athens grants Citian merchants a plot of land for building a temple, 333p. 135
Six documents relating to the tyrants of Eresus, c. 332; 324/3; 323/2 or 319; 306/5; 301/0p. 136
Restoration of exiles to Mytilene, 332 or 324p. 140
Iasos honours Gorgos and Minnion, c. 332p. 142
Demosthenes' contact with the court of Alexander, 331p. 143
Cyrene supplies grain to Greek states, 331-324p. 143
Treaty between Miletus and Sardis, c. 330 or earlierp. 145
Athens honours Eudemos of Plataea, 329p. 145
Athens honours Memnon, 327/6p. 146
Money brought to Athens by Harpalos, 325/4p. 147
Athens sends a colony to the Adriatic, 325/4p. 148
Restoration of Tegean exiles, 324 or 319-317p. 150
Alliance of the Greeks against Macedon (Lamian or Hellenic War), 323p. 152
The Lamian (or Hellenic) War, 323-322p. 154
History of the Diadochi, 323/2-322/1p. 155
Extract from Ptolemy's constitution for Cyrene, 322/1 or 313/12 or 308/7p. 159
Samians honour Gorgos of Iasos, c. 321p. 161
Samians honour Antileon of Chalcis, c. 321p. 162
The deme Aixone honours Demetrios of Phaleron, 317/16p. 163
Rise of Kassandros to the throne of Macedon, 317/16p. 164
Donations for the rebuilding of Thebes, after 316p. 164
Letter of Antigonos Monophthalmos to Skepsis, announcing the peace concluded with Kassandros, Lysimachos and Ptolemy, 311/10p. 165
Alliance of Ptolemy with Antigonos and Demetrios, 309/8p. 167
Renovating the walls of Athens, 307/6p. 168
Athenian artillery on the Acropolis, 307/6p. 169
Establishment of the Demetrieia on Delos by the Island League, c. 306/5p. 170
The tribe Akamantis decrees a sacrifice for the safe return of its soldiers, 304/3 or 303/2p. 171
Foundation of the Hellenic League under Antigonos and Demetrios, 303/2p. 172
Athens honours Nikandros of Ilium and Polyzelos of Ephesus, 301p. 174
Death of Antigonos Monophthalmos at Ipsus, 301/0p. 176
Glossaryp. 177
Athenian archons 403/2-301/0p. 184
Athenian time reckoningp. 185
The ten Athenian tribesp. 185
Numbers and coinagep. 185
A Gods and goddessesp. 187
B Personal and geographical namesp. 187
Subjects and termsp. 200
Translated passagesp. 207
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ISBN: 9780521299497
ISBN-10: 0521299497
Series: Translated Documents of Greece & Rome : Book 2
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 236
Published: 22nd April 1985
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 14.99  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.36