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Under the Arkhē: The Cyclades in the Fifth Century (490–404)

Brian Rutishauser

in Athens and the Cyclades: Economic Strategies 540-314 BC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646357
eISBN:
9780191746246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646357.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter describes conditions in the Cyclades under Athenian hegemony of the fifth century. The formation of the Delian League ended the local operation of warships, local coinage, and local ... More


Pericles and Athenian Imperialism

Vincent Azoulay

in Pericles of Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154596
eISBN:
9781400851171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154596.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the role that Pericles played in the establishment of Athenian imperialism. It asks whether Pericles tried to check the imperial dynamic or whether he acted as its catalyst, and ... More


The Aegean islands as an imperial network: the fifth century and the Athenian empire

Christy Constantakopoulou

in The Dance of the Islands: Insularity, Networks, the Athenian Empire, and the Aegean World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215959
eISBN:
9780191706868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215959.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the history of Athenian relations with Delos, from Peisitratus' attempt at control to the 5th-century Athenian empire. Delos was chosen as the headquarters of the newly-founded ... More


Managing Egypt, 518–415

Stephen Ruzicka

in Trouble in the West: Egypt and the Persian Empire, 525-332 BC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199766628
eISBN:
9780199932719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766628.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

Persia's Egyptian situation was the key to Persian involvements elsewhere. This meant that with Egypt secure after 518, Darius was free to undertake expansionistic enterprise beyond existing ... More


An Uneasy Truce

Paul A. Rahe

in Sparta's Second Attic War: The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta, 446-418 B.C.

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300242621
eISBN:
9780300255751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242621.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the Athenians, who were “broken in spirit” in the years after their humiliation at the hands of the Spartans and their allies. It describes how Athens' expanded its influence ... More


Introduction

Stephen V. Tracy

in Pericles: A Sourcebook and Reader

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256033
eISBN:
9780520943629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256033.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The fifth century began with the Persian Wars when the Persians attacked Greece and Athens, first in 490 under Darius and then in 480/79 under his son Xerxes. It ended with the protracted war between ... More


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