First published in 1973. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

chapter 1|2 pages

From Solon to Socrates

chapter 2|5 pages

The Early History of the Greeks

chapter 3|6 pages

The Eighth Century

chapter 4|6 pages

The Great Colonization (c. 750-550)

chapter 5|8 pages

The Seventh Century

chapter 1|9 pages

Creation of a State

chapter 2|4 pages

Towards Social Reform

chapter 3|9 pages

The State of the Ephors

chapter 1|6 pages

The Aristocratic State

chapter 2|6 pages

The Social Crisis

chapter 3|9 pages

Solon: Seisachtheia and Constitution

chapter 4|6 pages

Solon's Legislation

chapter 1|13 pages

Tyrannis at Athens

chapter 2|13 pages


chapter 3|19 pages

The Wider Greek Scene

chapter 2|8 pages


chapter 3|10 pages

Between the Wars

chapter 4|22 pages

The Great War in East and West

chapter 5|18 pages

The War Generation

chapter 1|17 pages

Growing Imperialism

chapter 2|23 pages

Democracy and Dualism

chapter 3|22 pages

The Age of Pericles

chapter 4|5 pages

The Western Greeks

part VII|1 pages

The Peloponnesian War

chapter 1|7 pages

Prelude to War

chapter 2|24 pages

The Archidamian War

chapter 3|18 pages

Between Peace and War

chapter 4|24 pages

The Last Act

part VIII|1 pages

'Know Thyself'

chapter 1|4 pages

The Birth of Science

chapter 2|13 pages

The Sophists

chapter 3|7 pages

Political Events

chapter 4|5 pages

The End of Tragedy

chapter 5|8 pages


chapter 6|13 pages