A History of Greece, Volume 11 of 12, originally published by George Grote

By George Grote

Extensively stated because the so much authoritative examine of old Greece, George Grote's twelve-volume paintings, all started in 1846, validated the form of Greek historical past which nonetheless prevails in textbooks and renowned bills of the traditional global at the present time. Grote employs direct and transparent language to take the reader from the earliest instances of mythical Greece to the demise of Alexander and his iteration, drawing upon epic poetry and legend, and analyzing the expansion and decline of the Athenian democracy. The paintings offers motives of Greek political constitutions and philosophy, and interwoven all through are the real yet outlying adventures of the Sicilian and Italian Greeks. quantity eleven maintains the historical past of Sicily right down to the day trip of Timoleon in 344 BCE, after which returns to Greece and describes the increase of Philip of Macedon; the e-book concludes with Philip's demise in 336 BCE.

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39, 67. Chap. LXXVI. Vol. X. 2 Polybius, i. 6.

Xiv. 106, 107- 24 HISTORY OF GREECE. [PART II. were taken to appropriate or distribute the new lands ; but our informant is silent. C< Of Dk>i? ius Dionysius had thus accumulated into Syracuse, toimpo- not only all Sicily1 (to use the language of Plato), •verish and J J v • /. -f i n V disarm the but even no inconsiderable portion 01 Italy, Such egmes. wj)Olesale changes of domicile and property must probably have occupied some months ; during which time the army of Dionysius seems never to have quitted the Calabrian peninsula, though he himself may probably have gone for a time in person to Syracuse.

IEschines one of the legates from Athens Language of an Amphissian speaker among the Amphiktyons against Athens—new dedication of an old Athenian donative in the temple Speech of iEschines in the Amphiktyonic assembly Passion and tumult excited by his speech Violent resolution adopted by the Amphiktyons The Amphiktyons with the Delphian multitude march down to destroy Kirrha—interference of the Amphissians to rescue their property. They drive off the Amphiktyons Farther resolution taken by the Amphiktyons to hold a future special meeting and take,measures for punishing the Lokrians...

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