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E mache tou Marathona
istorike kai topographike prosengise

By Christos D. Dionysopoulos

E mache tou Marathona

Academy of Athens Award Winner - 2014


Paperback, 272 pages £39.00
Published: 2013
ISBN: 9789606878572
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Subjects: Classical Studies and Ancient History, History, Military History

Distributed by University of Exeter Press.  Greek language text. 120 colour illustrations.

The scholarly interest in the Battle of Marathon remains undiminished.  This book presents all the ancient sources and all the scientific theories concerning the battle of Marathon. It provides a full bibliography (from the 17th century to the present day), richly illustrated with old maps. It proposes exciting and original solutions to all the historical issues surrounding this battle of cosmic importance, fought in 490 BC. Historian Christos Dionysopoulos goes head-to-head with 669 authors and 913 articles and books, emerging triumphant with a detailed study which casts light on the events, discovers unseen aspects and proposes interesting and original solutions to the questions surrounding this historic battle.

Th e Academy of Athens awarded a prize for this study, judging it ‘to constitute the fullest, most comprehensive and most scholarly approach to the Battle of Marathon’, and that the author, with his talent for analysis and synthesis, has ‘contributed an archaeological and historical monograph of great significance for the subject of the battle which will underpin scholarship for many years to come’

Εισαγωγh

Προοιμιο

Η ΠερΣιΚΗ εΚΣΤραΤεια ΤοΥ 490 Π.χ

Ι. Από την Κιλικία στο Αιγαίο και στην Εύβοια

ΙΙ. Ο Μαραθώνας (ΗΔΤ., VI.102-124)

οι Δρομοι

οι ΣΤραΤοι

ο χρονοΣ

Ι. Το έτος, ο μήνας και η ημέρα της μάχης

ΙΙ. Ο χρόνος έναρξης της μάχης

ΙΙΙ. Η διάρκεια της μάχης.

ΙV. Ο πλους για το Φάληρο

ο ΤοΠοΣ

Ι. Γενική επισκόπηση

ΙΙ. Οι πόλεις-δήμοι του Μαραθώνα

Πριν ΤΗ μαχΗ

Το αγκυροβόλιο και ο καταυλισμός των Περσών

To στρατόπεδο των Αθηναίων

Οι θέσεις μάχης των αντιπάλων

Τα μνΗμεια

Η μαχΗ

Η στρατηγική των αντιπάλων, η διάταξη των παρατάξεων και οι φάσεις της μάχης

μεΤα ΤΗ μαχΗ

Το άγγελμα της νίκης, η απειλή κατά της Αθήνας και η ταφή των νεκρών. Τα αναΘΗμαΤα ΣΤοΥΣ ΘεοΥΣ

Oι τιμές στους Μαραθωνομάχους και άλλα αναμνηστικά στοιχεία της νίκης

Τα αιΤια ΤΗΣ ΗΤΤαΣ Των ΠερΣων Και Η ΣΗμαΣια ΤΗΣ νιΚΗΣ

Η σημασία της νίκης

ΒραχυγραφιΕσ

ΒιΒλιογραφια.

ΕυρΕτΗρια

ι. ΠΗγΕσ

ιι. ΠροσωΠα, τοΠοι και οροι

The Academy of Athens has awarded a prize for this study, judging it 'to constitute the fullest, most comprehensive and most scholarly approach to the Battle of Marathon and that the author, with his talent for analysis and synthesis, has contributed an archaeological and historical monograph of great significance for the subject of the battle which will underpin scholarship for many years to come' (Academy of Athens Award, December 2014).


 

CHRISTOS DIONYSOPOULOS Classicist, Historian, Archaeologist. Born in Athens, he studied Classical Philology, History and Archaeology at the University of Athens, Egyptology at the University of Cairo, and Epigraphy, Papyrology and Numismatics at the University of Liége. He has worked as an archaeologist on excavations, as a teacher and head teacher at secondary schools in Greece and abroad, was a research associate of the Academy of Athens and Education Advisor for the Humanities. He also contributed to the effort to prevent the construction of a rowing lake in the battleground of Marathon.



Publication Details:


Binding:
 Paperback , 272 pages
ISBN:
 9789606878572
112 illus.

BIC Code:
 HBLA1
BISAC Code:
  HIS002000, HIS039000
Imprint:
 Kapon Editions


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