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A Father, a Son, and the Rise of Athens

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674988279

Publication Date: 05/04/2021

Academic Trade

408 pages

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

20 photos, 4 maps


  • Maps
    • The Eastern Mediterranean and Western Persian Empire
    • Greece, Macedonia, Thrace, and Asia Minor
    • Greece: Eastern Central Mainland and Northeast Peloponnese
    • Athens and Piraeus
  • The Philaid Family
  • Introduction: Out of the Ashes
  • I. Inheritance
    • 1. Ancestors
    • 2. When the Persians Came
    • 3. Trials of Strength
  • II. Athena’s Bridle
    • 4. Between Two Wars
    • 5. Dedication
    • 6. Firestorm
  • III. Strengths of Men
    • 7. Hegemon
    • 8. Securing Athens
    • 9. ‘I Am Eurymedon’
  • IV. Peripateia
    • 10. Earthquake
    • 11. Aftershock
    • 12. At the Right Hand of Zeus
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgements
  • Map and Illustration Credits
  • Index

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