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Archidamian war

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonald Kagan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF229.3 .K33 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination392 p. ;
      Number of Pages392
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2206514M
      ISBN 10080140889X, 0801497140
      LC Control Number89028639


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The Archidamian War is the 2d volume in Kagan's massive history of The Peloponnesian War. This volume covers the war's first 10 years to /5. This book, the second volume in Donald Kagan's tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War, is a provocative and tightly argued history of the first ten years of the war.

Taking a chronological approach that allows him to present at each stage the choices that were open to both sides in the conflict, Kagan focuses on political, economic, diplomatic /5(17). This book, the second volume in Donald Kagan's tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War, is a provocative and tightly argued history of the first ten years of the war and is the first full-scale account of the Archidamian War to be written since the early years of this century/5(12).

This book, the second volume in Donald Kagan's tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War, is a provocative and tightly argued history of the first ten years of the war and is the first full-scale account of the Archidamian War to be written since the early years of this century/5(5).

The Spartan strategy during the first war, known as the Archidamian War ( BC) after Sparta's king Archidamus II, was to invade the land surrounding Athens. While this invasion deprived Athenians of the productive land around their city, Athens itself was able to maintain access to the sea, and did not suffer much."--Wikipedia.

The Archidamian War is the 2d volume in Kagan's massive history of The Peloponnesian War. This volume covers the war's first 10 years to BC. Kagan writes with scholarly analysis and authority. Yet he makes it into a wonderfully engaging story, how Athens and Sparta raged and tore at each other competing for supremacy in the Aegean/5(5).

This book, the second volume in Donald Kagan's tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War, is a provocative and tightly argued history of the first ten years of the war.

This book, the second volume in Donald Kagan's tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War, is a provocative and tightly argued history of the first ten years of the war and is the first full-scale account of the Archidamian War to be written since the early years of this century.

But perhaps the most valuable achievement of the book is its carefully reasoned demolition of Thucydides's view—warmly embraced by too many scholars—that Pericles's war strategy was justifiable." Times Literary Supplement - Peter Green "The Archidamian War remains sober, judicious, and comprehensive.

There is nothing else like it available Brand: Cornell University Press. Archidamus analysis of the strengths of the Athenian position is hardly different from that of Pericles.

During the Archidamian War there were five invasions, only hampered by Athenian cavalry who kept the light-armed away from the city itself. The longest invasion, inlasted forty days, the shortest, inlasted fifteen by: 5.

But perhaps the most valuable achievement of the book is its carefully reasoned demolition of Thucydides's view—warmly embraced by too many scholars—that Pericles's war strategy was justifiable." Times Literary Supplement - Peter Green "The Archidamian War remains sober, judicious, and comprehensive.

There is nothing else like it available Brand: Cornell University Press. This book, the second volume in Donald Kagan's tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War, is a provocative and tightly argued history of the first ten years of the war.

Taking a chronological approach that allows him to present at each stage the choices that were open to both sides in the conflict, Kagan focuses on political, economic, diplomatic, and military developments.

The Archidamian War - Ebook written by Donald Kagan. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Archidamian War.

This book, the second volume in Donald Kagan's tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War, is a provocative and tightly argued history of the first ten years of the war and is the first full-scale account of the Archidamian War to be written since the early years of this century/5().

The Archidamian War Book Description: This book, the second volume in Donald Kagan's tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War, is a provocative and tightly argued history of the first ten years of the war. Read "The Archidamian War" by Donald Kagan available from Rakuten Kobo. This book, the second volume in Donald Kagan's tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War, is Brand: Cornell University Press.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This book, the second volume in Donald Kagan's tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War, is a provocative and. A New History of the Peloponnesian War is an ebook-only omnibus edition that includes all four volumes of Donald Kagan's acclaimed account of the war between Athens and Sparta (– B.C.): The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War, The Archidamian War, The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition, and The Fall of the Athenian Empire.

A short, two-page by yours truly briefly discusses the temple of Athena Nike in Athens and how it can be interpreted within the context of the Athenian war with Sparta.

Roel Konijnendijk then touches upon the ongoing conflicts between Sparta and Argos after the conclusion of the Archidamian War in BC. Title: The Archidamian war Year: Link download: Preface. This book is a sequel to The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War and is part of a general history of that war which will require another volume or two to complete.

Archidamian War Simon Hornblower Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

If you are a student or academic complete our librarian recommendation form to recommend the Oxford Research Encyclopedias to your librarians for an institutional free trial. The Archidamian War | Kagan, Donald | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. THUCYDIDES, an Athenian, wrote the history of the war in which the Peloponnesians and the Athenians fought against one another.

He began to write when they first took up arms, believing that it would be great and memorable above any previous war. This book, the second volume in Donald Kagan's tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War, is a provocative and tightly argued history of the first ten years of the war and is the first full-scale account of the Archidamian War to be written since the early years of this century/5(14).

Peloponnesian War B.C. to Sparta and Allies — versus — Athenian Empire First Pelopponesian War and 'Thirty Years' Truce — B.C. Archidamian War — B.C. 'Fifty Years' Truce (Lasted 5) — B.C.

Sicilian Expedition — B.C. Ionian War — B.C. The Peloponnesian war was a series of battles between Athens and an alliance of Greek cities which. The Great Peloponnesian War, also called the First Peloponnesian War, was the first major scuffle between them.

It became a year conflict between Athens and Sparta and their allies. The Archidamian War (A New History of the Peloponnesian War) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Archidamian War (A New History of the Peloponnesian War) Author.

Donald Kagan. Publisher. Cornell University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ Chapter Summary for Thucydides's The History of the Peloponnesian War, book 5 chapter 15 summary. Find a summary of this and each chapter of The History of the Peloponnesian War.

Study Resources. Main Menu; He remarks that the "first war" (often called the Archidamian War, after the king of Sparta when hostilities began) lasted almost. Events. Athens was the greatest sea power, and Sparta the greatest land power in 5th century BC Greece.

In the first phase, the Archidamian War, Sparta launched repeated invasions of Attica, while Athens took advantage of its naval supremacy to raid the coast of the Peloponnese attempting to suppress signs of unrest in its empire.

This period of the war ended in BC, with the signing of. The History of the Peloponnesian War is covered over the course of eight different volumes that cover all the major portions of the long engagement from the Archidamian War of the s B.C. to the Ionian War drawing to close along with the century.

His historical account suddenly ends with the war around B.C. with no authentic account yet. Tenth Year of the War - Death of Cleon and Brasidas - Peace of Nicias [].

1 The next summer the truce for a year ended, after lasting until the Pythian games. During the armistice the Athenians expelled the Delians from Delos, concluding that they must have been polluted by some old offence at the time of their consecration, and that this had been the omission in the previous.

This book, the second volume in Donald Kagan's tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War, is a provocative and tightly argued history of the first ten years of the war. Taking a chronological approach that allows him to present at each stage the choices. In this book, you will discover topics such as: Understanding Peloponnese; The Peloponnesian and Delian leagues; Rising tensions between Athens and Sparta: The First Peloponnesian war to the 30 years’ peace; The Archidamian war to the peace of Nicias; The attack of Syracuse brings more war; The Ionian War and the fall of Athens.

1) This new edition not only covers the 2 nd Peloponnesian War ( BC to BC) but now includes the 1 st Peloponnesian War (– BC), the Archidamian War ( BC to BC – a shorter game which can be played in an hour or so), the Decelean War ( BC to BC – also known as the Ionian War), the Fall of Athens and the Fall of Sparta.

Nonetheless, Pericles, the Atheniangeneral, advised his men to not enter into combat with Sparta’s masterful soldiers on the would only fail. Instead, the Athenians, far superior in naval warfare, protected the access to their port with a formidable wall and relied on the dominance of their fleet to launch attacks against their enemy.

The incomplete text recounts the history of the Peloponnesian war and famously ends mid-sentence in BC, several years prior to the conclusion of the war. The Peloponnesian war was fought in ancient Greece from to BC between the Athenian empire and the.

The first phase of the war, fromis conventionally referred to as the "Archidamian War," after Archidamus, the Spartan king who led the Peloponnesian forces. During this initial phase, the Peloponnesians concentrated on land-based assaults on Athenian interests along the northern Aegean coast (the "Thraceward Region") and on Attica itself.

by Donald Kagan includes books The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War, The Archidamian War, The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition, and several more. See the complete The Peloponnesian War series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

A New History of the Peloponnesian War is an ebook-only omnibus edition that includes all four volumes of Donald Kagan's acclaimed account of the war between Athens and Sparta (– B.C.): The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War, The Archidamian War, The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition, and The Fall of the Athenian Empire/5(2).

As the main historian of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides says that “the growing power of Athens was the fact that made the war inevitable”. And in BC – that war would begin in earnest.

Map of the nations during the start of the Peloponnesian War around BC. (Aeonx / CC BY-SA ) The Blaze Begins: The Archidamian WarAuthor: Aleksa Vučković. Donald Kagan, The Peloponnesian War. Athens and Sparta in Savage Conflict, BC () is an excellent and accessible narrative.

If you want to read only one book, this is your best choice. From the same author: The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War (), The Archidamian War (), The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition ().The Peloponnesian War (– BC) was an ancient Greek war fought by Athens and its empire against the Peloponnesian League led by ians have traditionally divided the war into three phases.

In the first phase, the Archidamian War, Sparta launched repeated invasions of Attica, while Athens took advantage of its naval supremacy to raid the coast of the Peloponnese attempting to.Ancient Greek civilization - Ancient Greek civilization - The Peloponnesian War: The causes of the main Peloponnesian War need to be traced at least to the early s—the Great Gap period—although if Thucydides was right in his general explanation for the war, namely Spartan fear of Athenian expansion, the development of the entire 5th century and indeed part of the 6th were relevant.