The Topography of the Battle of Plataea (Book published June


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Author  George Beardoe Grundy
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   June 30, 2012
Pages  88

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The Greek Centre .. The Three Positions of the Greeks summarifled Herodotus Account of Plats Ba viewed as a Test of his general credibility Appendix A. Design of Greek Generals at Platiea .. Appendix B. Existing Maps of Upper Parasopia .. Appendix 0. The Account of the Battle given by Diodorus Appendix D. Account of the Battle in Plutarch s Aristides Appendix E. Mr. I rviag Hunt s Account of the Field in the American Journal of A rchasology Appendix F. The Circumstances under which the Survey was made page 39 40 41 43 45 45 46 47 49 II. The City of Platba. Account of the Site in the American Journal of A rchs Bology .. 53 General Description of Site .. .. 54 Xne waxxs vO Thucydides Account of the Siege compared with the Site .. 55 Changes in the Level of the Site .. .. .. .. 56 Impossibility of Determining Site of Town besieged on the Topographical Evidence only .. .. .. .. .. .. 56,58 The Depression on the Korth Side Extent of the Town whose Siege is described .. The North-west Portion of the Site The Athenian Gftrrison .. Immense Strategic Importance of Plataa The Opening of the Siege The Stockade The Mound.. The Attack by Engines The Attack by Fire The Besiegers Wall The escape of the two hundred and twelve Difficulty of Locating the City Besieged on the South or Upper Portion of liX 3loXL v57 58 60 62 62 63 63 64 66 66 67 67 70 III. The Field of Leuctra. The Difficulties with regard to the Accounts of the Battle .. General Description of the Field March of Cleombrotus Point in Strategical Geography of Bceotia Strategical Similarity of Boeotia and North Italy Theban Position at Leuctra The Trophy Spartan Position .. 73 73 74 74 74 75 75 75 Maps. Plans of the Battlefields of Platsda and Leuctra Map showing whole of Site of Platssa .. Plan of Ruins of Northern Portion of Plats Ba ..
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