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To medize or not to medize…: compulsion and negative motives (Books VII–IX)

Emily Baragwanath

in Motivation and Narrative in Herodotus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231294
eISBN:
9780191710797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231294.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter reflects upon the opposition between motives and necessity. It considers the effect of looming Persian invasions on the behaviour of the Greeks, contending that Herodotus' narrative ... More


The Roundabout Homecoming

William G. Thalmann

in Apollonius of Rhodes and the Spaces of Hellenism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199731572
eISBN:
9780199896752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731572.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers the Argonauts’ circuitous route home, especially their voyages in the Adriatic and the western Mediterranean. In the Greek imagination, the Adriatic was a liminal space between ... More


Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War

Jon Stewart

in The Emergence of Subjectivity in the Ancient and Medieval World: An Interpretation of Western Civilization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198854357
eISBN:
9780191888632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854357.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Chapter 6 begins by introducing the reader to the Peloponnesian War and Thucydides’ history of it. An account is given of Thucydides’ explanation of his methodology and goal with his work. This is ... More


King of the Macedonians

Pat Wheatley and Charlotte Dunn

in Demetrius the Besieger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198836049
eISBN:
9780191873416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836049.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Following the regicide of Alexander, Demetrius Poliorcetes was accepted as the new king of Macedonia. This chapter discusses the political background which led to Demetrius’ claim being ratified. ... More


The Manifest Quarrels

S. N. Jaffe

in Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198716280
eISBN:
9780191784927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716280.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter scrutinizes the key decision points in Thucydides’ account of the quarrels that trigger the Peloponnesian War. It examines the political psychology of the actors as revealed through the ... More


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