Outlines I have drawn from various sources. In the introductory portion, Ideler s Handbuch der Chronologie has been of the most service, though I owe something to J. Brandis sexcellent monograph on early Greek chronology. The important work of A. Mommsen, Chronologie, etc., had not appeared when I wrote the section on the Calendar, but in regard to the Attic festivals I am indebted to the same writers Heortologie. In the Tables I have used Fischer s Zeittafeln, which unfortunately only go down to 560 B.C.; Clinton s Fasti Hellenici ;and the chronological table appended to the German edition of Curtius s History of Greece. In regard to the Peloponnesian war, Thucydides is, of course, sufficient; the period which follows is more confused, for no amount of ingenuity can introduce precision into the chronology of Xenophon. For the period of Demosthenes, (Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)
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