By University John Buckler

This booklet covers the political, diplomatic, and armed forces historical past of the Aegean Greeks of the fourth century BC, elevating new questions and delving into previous disputes and controversies. It comprises their strength struggles, the Persian involvement of their affairs, and the last word Macedonian overcome Greece. It bargains with the political notion of federalism and its family to definitely the right of the polis. the quantity concludes with the triumph of Macedonian monarchy over the polis.

In facing the nice public problems with fourth-century Greece, the method of them contains a mix of assets. the standard literary and archaeological info types the basic origin for the topographical exam of each significant web site pointed out within the textual content. Numismatic facts likewise unearths its position right here.

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Seibert, Flüchtlinge, I 101–102.    19 may also, but not certainly, have demanded the installation of an oligarchic government in Elis. If so, the decision marks another step in securing for Sparta a dependable and sympathetic neighboring government. On these terms the two states concluded peace and alliance, thus ending for the Spartans decades of annoying opposition by a rich and powerful neighbor. 8 With peace established, Agis journeyed to Delphi, where he dedicated a tithe of the spoils to Apollo.

Elis was no longer a factor, and Messene was ever more isolated. Thebes and Athens remained frustrated but quiet. Argos waited. Spartan sway of Kephallenia, Zakynthos, and especially Naupaktos threatened vital Corinthian interests and reduced Athenian influence in the west. Spartan success at Herakleia Trachinia and Oite menaced Thebes and Athens alike. The Spartans were now in a far better position to apply force against potential enemies and reluctant allies than before their victory over the Eleians.

3; Cyrus: Hell. 3; Anab. 7; Pharnabazos subordinated to Tissaphernes: Xen. Hell. 37; Tithraustes: Xen. Hell. 25. See also W. Judeich, Kleinasiastiche Studien (Marburg 1892) 41; Underhill, Commentary, 81; H. Schaefer, RE Sup. 13–16; T. Petit, Les Études Classiques 51 (1983) 35–45.    37 two campaigning-seasons with Agis leading the Spartan forces twice in one year (Hell. 25: periÒnti d¢ t“ §niaut“; see also Underhill, Commentary, 69). 1–4; see also Plut. Ages. 4; Paus. 8) places the sequence of events after the death of Cyrus the Younger in 401, during the Asian campaign of Derkylidas, and before Agesilaos’ accession.

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