By Edited and Translated by: Charles W. Fornara
The 1st quantity is dedicated to the interval which starts off with the period of Greek colonization and ends with the shut of the Peloponnesian battle in 404 B. C. Charles Fornara has amassed jointly fabric compiled from inscriptions, historic encyclopedias, scholia, and comparable resources. the cloth, a lot of it translated by means of him for the 1st time, covers not just occasions of nationwide value - wars and treaties, the founding of cities and colonies, the commitment of temples - but in addition provides such documents of way of life as ration lists, wine alternate laws, inventories of treasure, consuming songs, and monetary files. The files are followed through a short observation, that's essentially meant to explain obscurities within the textual content. an intensive word list and indexes clarify imprecise phrases of Greek social and governmental constitution and allow designated prosopographical research. This publication can be welcomed through scholars and academics of old background.
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And no. 37 below). 7 Phainippos is dated by the Parian Marble, FGrHist 239 F 48 (where the name wrongly appears as [Ph]a[i]n[i]p[pid]es); that author indicates that there was also another Archon with this name. See E. Badian, Antichthon 5 (1971) 11-13, for doubts as to whether the Aristeides named here was Aristeides 'the Just'; cf. 8. 24 Greek Mercenaries in Egyptian Service. C. Scratched on the leg of a colossal statue of Rameses II before the great temple of Abu Simbel in Nubia, on the left bank of the Nile.
Returning home, he failed to persuade the Athenians (to venture upon a colony). But taking a considerable number of the Chalcidians of Euboea and some Ionians, and in addition some Dorians, of whom the greater number were Megarians, he sailed (off to Sicily). The Chalcidians thus settled Naxos while the Dorians (colonized) Megara, previously called Hybla. B. v. 'Chalkis' . . ' 1 Thucydides gives the following sequence: Naxos, Syracuse, Leontini, Katane, Thapsus, Megara. 6 The Foundation of Croton.
Any man who, if the city sends him, refuses to sail, will be liable to the death-1 penalty and his property shall be confiscated. The man halrboring him or concealing him, whether he be a father (aiding his) son or a brother his brotll her, is to suffer the same penalty as the man who refuses to sail. On these conditions a sworn agreement was malde by those who stayed there and by those who sailed to founld the colony, and they invoked curses against those transgressors who would not ablide by it - whether they were those settling in Libya or those who remlained.
Archaic Times to the End of the Peloponnesian War (Translated Documents of Greece and Rome (No. 1)) by Edited and Translated by: Charles W. Fornara