By Edited and Translated by: Charles W. Fornara
The 1st quantity is dedicated to the interval which starts with the period of Greek colonization and ends with the shut of the Peloponnesian battle in 404 B. C. Charles Fornara has accrued jointly fabric compiled from inscriptions, historical encyclopedias, scholia, and comparable assets. the cloth, a lot of it translated by way of him for the 1st time, covers not just occasions of nationwide importance - wars and treaties, the founding of cities and colonies, the commitment of temples - but in addition offers such documents of way of life as ration lists, wine alternate laws, inventories of treasure, consuming songs, and monetary files. The records are observed by means of a quick statement, that's essentially meant to elucidate obscurities within the textual content. an intensive word list and indexes clarify imprecise phrases of Greek social and governmental constitution and allow exact prosopographical research. This publication should be welcomed through scholars and academics of historical heritage.
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2 Or 'Axe son of Nobody/ as these names can be translated. e. 'Archon cut them with his axe* (Hall, p. 301). 3 A letter is omitted in this word. 4 '[made the march]': Bernard-Masson. 5 '[with Amasis]': Bernard-Masson; '[with Potasimto]': Fraser (cited GHI, p. 13). 25 Alliance between Elis and Heraia in Western Arcadia. C. Bronze tablet, Elean dialect, Olympia. Buck, no. 62, p. 261; Tod I, no. 5, pp. ; Jeffery, LSAG, no. 6, p. 219, with Plate 42 (c. ); *GHI, no. 17, pp. 31-3. Cf. 2, pp. 336-7. H.
If there is any need, either of word or of dleed, they shall stand by each other 5 in all things, especially ill n war. If they do not stand by each other, a talent I of silver shall be paid to Zeus Olympios by the wrlong-doers for dedication to him. If anyone I does harm to this writing, whether private citizen or olfficial or community, to the sacred penalty shall he 10 be li II able which here is written down. 1 Rhetra. For the use of this word see Wade-Gery, Essays 62-4. 26 The Establishment of the Panathenaic Festival.
10 8 The use of the word 'Tyrant' 3 Emended by K. F. C. 8-9, p. 14 Stahlin (Theopompus, FGrHist 115 F 205; Euphorion, Muller, FHG 3, p. 71). E. A. 49-55; A. ; C. Starr, The economic and social growth of early Greece (New York 1977) 178-81. A. ' This word became current among the Hellenes at a later date, in the time of Archilochus, as Hippias the sophist says. ' They say that the tyrant derived his name from the Tyrrhenians. For they became troublesome as pirates. 1 B. ' 1. 1). 2. e. about 700.
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