Bishop Thirlwall's History of Greece
Edited by Peter P. Liddel and Connop Thirlwall
Connop Thirlwall (1797-1875) was a fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge from 1818 to 1834, prior to a career in the Church. Much influenced by contemporary German scholarship, he translated Niebuhr’s 'History of Rome' and Schleiermacher’s work on St Luke before producing his History of Greece.
Peter P. Liddel is Lecturer in Ancient History in the University of Manchester. He is author of articles on Athenian democracy and of 'Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens' (Oxford University Press, 2007).
Frontispiece: Connop Thirlwall Preface Introduction, by Peter P. Liddel Selections from A HISTORY OF GREECE by the Rev. Connop Thirlwall 1. Introduction 2. The Inhabitants of Early Greece 3. History and Mythology 4. Colonisation and Culture 5. Periclean Athens 6. The Decline of Athens 7. Greece and Philip II 8. Alexander the Great 9. Hellenistic Greece 10. Greece under the Romans and beyond Appendix: On the Trial of Socrates Editor's Notes Index
Size: 216 x 138 mm
Publication: October 19, 2007
Series: Bristol Phoenix Press Edited Volumes