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Athens and Corcyra

strategy and tactics in the Peloponnesian War

by J. B. Wilson

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Published by Bristol Classical Press in Bristol .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Athens (Greece),
  • Corfu Island (Greece)
    • Subjects:
    • Thucydides.,
    • Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C. -- Historiography.,
    • Athens (Greece) -- History.,
    • Corfu Island (Greece) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Wilson.
      ContributionsThucydides.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF229.T6 W54 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 143 [1] p. :
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2080122M
      ISBN 100862922364, 0862921961
      LC Control Number88116315


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Athens and Corcyra by J. B. Wilson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Thucydides describes the revolution at Corcyra, exams the evidence provided by careful observation, and from there draws the conclusion that "human nature, always rebelling against the law and now its master, gladly showed itself ungoverned in passion, above respect for justice, and the enemy of all superiority" (Thucydides ).

Athens and Corcyra: Strategy and Tactics in Peloponnesian War. John B. Wilson. Bristol Classical Press, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book.

What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any Athens and Corcyra book in the usual places. Political Dissent in Democratic Athens: Intellectual Critics of Popular Rule Josiah. Chapter Summary for Thucydides's The History of the Peloponnesian War, book 1 chapter 2 summary.

Find a summary of this and each chapter of The History of the Peloponnesian War. Study Resources. Main Menu; claim the Corcyraeans: Corcyra, Corinth, and Athens. It would be in Athens's best interest to unite with Corcyra.

Not much attention has been paid to the history of Corcyra in relation to Athens and Corcyra book in the Peloponnesian War, though Thucydides devotes no fewer than 52 chapters to it.

John Wilson remedies this gap in scholarship by a detailed analysis of the Thucydidean text. Part 1 of the book deals with the. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Not much attention has been paid to the history of Corcyra in relation to Athens in the Peloponnesian War, though Thucydides devotes no fewer than 52 chapters Athens and Corcyra book it. John Wilson remedies this gap in scholarship by a detailed analysis of the Thucydidean text.

Part 1 of the Athens and Corcyra book deals with the Epidamnus and Sybota campaigns; Part 2 with the Corcyrean stasis, together with important tailpieces. The Corinth-Corcyra War of BC began as a dispute between Corinth and her colony Corcyra, Athens and Corcyra book the Athenians were soon dragged into the conflict, and it contributed to the outbreak of the Great Peloponnesian War.

The Corinth-Corcyra War was partly the result of the long-standing hostility between Corinth and Corcyra. First War Years; Pericles’ Funeral Oration, the Plague. Book 2, Sectionsand selections from Book 3: Revolt of Mytilene, Stasis on Corcyra. Book 3, Sectionsand CLICK HERE FOR A QUICK TRUE-FALSE QUIZ ABOUT THE SECOND BOOK OF THUCYDIDES.

FUN FOR Athens and Corcyra book AGES!!. Find on the map: Sparta, Athens and Corcyra book, Plataea, Corcyra, Lesbos (Mytilene). If Corcyra was conquered by Corinthos, Athens would have to fight Athens and Corcyra book the Peloponnesian navy plus the Corcyarean Athens and Corcyra book in the future war (Corcyaeans claimed that it.

Athens and Corcyra: Strategy and tactics in the Peloponnesian War (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Athens and Corcyra: Strategy and tactics in the Peloponnesian War Publication Date.

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Athens and Corcyra: strategy and tactics in the Peloponnesian war. [John Wilson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for The book is written for classical scholars as well as for the general reader who may be interested in an exciting piece of military and political history.

Athens and Corcyra by J. Wilson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). Start studying History Thucydides Book 1 Quiz. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

The Battle of Sybota took place in BC between Corcyra (modern Corfu) and Corinth, and was, according to Thucydides, the largest naval battle between Greek city states until that was one of the immediate catalysts for the Peloponnesian War. Corinth had been in dispute with Corcyra, an old Corinthian colony which no longer wanted to remain under Corinthian influence.

About The History of the Peloponnesian War. Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling the author’s ambitious claim that the work “was done to last forever.”.

-People of Corcyra were from Corinth and had become very wealthy-Sent out colonies and one of them was Epidamnus-Quarrel between aristocratic and demos faction in city of Epidamnus-Drew Corinth and Kosyra to intervene-Corcyra draws group to appeal to Athenian assembly and to. Corcyra Gardens is spread over 78 acres of unspoiled landscape, located right on the beach.

The island's main port is 5 mi away. Relax and enjoy many pleasant moments with friends and family in this friendly and unique resort located between 2 magnificent natural coves, in Gouvia's mixture of wide greenery and sandy beaches with warm shallow waters/10(92).

MYTILENE, PLATAEA, AND CORCYRA IDEOLOGY AND POLICY IN THUCYDIDES, BOOK THREE MARC COGAN I A MONG THE MOST STRIKING PASSAGES of Thucydides' history is his analysis, at andof the causes and the course of the stasis at Corcyra, and subsequently in other cities of Greece.

Since Thucydides. The actions by Corinth will lead to Corcyra to come to Athens for assistance. They will plead the idea that war is on the horizon between Athens and Sparta and this should lead Athens to let Corcyra be allies with them.

Corcyra will also use their naval power as added appeal to Athens and if there was a war it would be good for Athens to have. Thucydides--History of the Pelopponesian War ( BCE) From Book III, concerning the Corcyrean Revolution.

Note: In the war between Athens and Sparta, both sides struggled to win friends and defeat enemies in the various independent poleis of Greece.

Most city-states allied with one side or the other. ?In Thucydides’, The History of The Peloponnesian War, there are many themes that are illustrated throughout various passages. One major theme can be found in book 2, chap where Thucydides describes the situation in Athens after it had been stricken with plague during the Peloponnesian War.

Corcyra prospered and soon began to form colonies of its own; leading to a conflict with the mother city in B.C. and the first recorded sea battle between Greek city-states. New conflicts between Corcyra and Corinth in B.C. brought Athens to the aid of Corcyra and precipitated the Peloponnesian War.

Thucydides Book 1 Athens: Claiming that their alliance with Athens will not breach existing treaties, the Corcyraeans argue that Athens should prevent their naval power from becoming subject to a potential enemy of Athens.

Athens: Reminding the Athenians of Corcyra’s strategic location on the route to Italy and Sicily, the Corcyraeans conclude by warning that if Athens refuses alliance. Recapitulation of Book 1 Situation in Illyria The Illyrians Relieve Medion Death of Agron of Illyria Queen Teuta's Pirates The Aetolians and Achaeans Support the Epirotes A Band of Gallic Mercenaries Queen Teuta and Rome Teuta Sends Out Another Fleet Illyrian Victories Corcyra Submits To the Romans Teuta Agrees to Pay Tribute to Rome Jealousy At Rome of Hasdrubal In Spain Cisalpine Gaul Grain.

1) According to Thucydides, during the civil war at Corcyra a re-evaluation of values took place in the populace (). Explain the nature of these re-evaluations, and the reason(s) they took place. Thucydides recounts the events that took place during the civil war in Corcyra.

In the year Corcyra appealed to Athens for help, offering to Athens the use of its navy. Corinth urged Athens to remain neutral. But since Corcyra's navy was powerful, Athens was concerned that it would fall into Spartan hands and disrupt whatever fragile balance of power the city-states were maintaining.

Buy Athens and Corcyra by J. Wilson from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: The second volume of Translated Documents of Greece and Rome is a collection of English translations with commentary and bibliography, ancient and modern, of the major inscriptions and historical fragments relating to the history of Greece in the fourth century BC.

The book is designed to supplement existing translations of the extant historical works of the period, so that the student who. Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War is divided into eight books that together cover twenty-one of the twenty-seven years of the Peloponnesian war – the war fought between Athens, and its empire, and the Peloponnesian League, led by Sparta at the end of the 5 th century BC.

Thucydides died before the History could be completed. Corcyrans Ask for an Alliance with Athens Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War, Book I [32] Citizens of Athens, when the people of another city come to you asking for help, as we are asking now, it is reasonable and fair for you to consider: 1) whether granting the request will align with the best interests of your city (or at least not conflict with your interests) and 2.

In the end, Athens sided with Corcyra, in part, because this is what Athens was working toward and always wanted. In fact, the Athenians were prodding Corcyrean discontent against Corinth to begin with, with the hope of intervening on Corcyra’s side and winning a decisive war to consummate her dreams of universal empire stretching from across.