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Author Lazenby, J. F. (John Francis)

Title The Peloponnesian War : a military study / John F. Lazenby
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 306 pages) : maps
Series Warfare and history
Warfare and history.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of maps; Preface; List of abbreviations; Note on spelling and transliteration; Background; Causes; Stalemate; Interlude; Athens ascendant; Sparta resurgent; Phoney peace; Sicilian adventure; Disaster in Sicily; A different kind of war; War in the north; Rearguard action; Endgame; Conclusions; Appendix the sources; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary The range and extent of the Peloponnesian War of the fifth century BC has led to it being described as a ''world war'' in miniature. With the struggle between Athens and Sparta at its core, the twenty-seven-year conflict drew in states from all points of the compass; from Byzantion in the north, Crete in the south, Asia Minor in the east and Sicily in the west
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-295) and index
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Subject Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C. -- Campaigns.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003010963
ISBN 0203508793 (electronic bk.)
9780203508794 (electronic bk.)