1st Edition

The Greek World in the Fourth Century
From the Fall of the Athenian Empire to the Successors of Alexander

ISBN 9780415105835
Published February 24, 1997 by Routledge
316 Pages

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Book Description

The contributors in this volume present a systematic survey of the struggles of Athens, Sparta and Thebes to dominate Greece in the fourth century - only to be overwhelmed by the newly emerging Macedonian kingdom of Philip II. Additionally, the situation of Greeks in Sicily, Italy and Asia is portrayed, showing the geographical and political diffusion of the Greeks in a broader historical context.
This book will provide the reader with a clearly drawn and vivid picture of the main events and leading personalities in this decisive period of Greek history.