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I Want to Revive Athens

David Roessel

in In Byron's Shadow: Modern Greece in the English and American Imagination

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195143867
eISBN:
9780199871872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143867.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In early 1770, a small expeditionary force from Russia landed in the southern Peloponnesus to aid local Greeks in a rebellion against Ottoman rule. The revolt of 1770 appears in history, when it ... More


The Beach (a Fantasy)

in Walter Benjamin's Grave

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226790039
eISBN:
9780226790008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226790008.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the social and economic tensions surrounding beaches after World War II. Beaches became increasingly popular in the affluent West, and the sea underwent a phantasmatic recovery ... 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


The Peloponnesus in Flux

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/9780300242621.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyzes the promulgation of the Peace of Nicias and the institution of a bilateral defensive alliance between Sparta and Athens, which failed to put an end to their rivalry. It explains ... More


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