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Nemesis

Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens

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$29.95 • £21.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674660441

Publication: April 2018

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400 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

12 halftones, 5 maps, 1 chart

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  • Maps
    • Athens and Piraeus (inset shows city of Athens)
    • Greece, Macedonia, Thrace, and Asia Minor
    • Attica and environs
    • Sicily and Magna Graecia
    • The Hellespont, Thracian Chersonese, and surrounding areas
  • Alcibiades’ Family Tree
  • Introduction: Pinning Down Proteus
  • Prologue: A Family Divided
  • 1. Rearing the Lion Cub
  • 2. Coming of Age
  • 3. Unbowed in Battle
  • 4. Stirring the Hornets’ Nest
  • 5. Courting the Hydra
  • 6. Between Scylla and Charybdis
  • 7. Sleeping with the Enemy
  • 8. In a Paradise Garden
  • 9. Trading Places
  • 10. Ruling the Waves
  • 11. Dog Days
  • 12. Nemesis
  • Epilogue: The Shadow of the Dead
  • Notes
  • Timeline
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index