Notes and Maps for Episode 6

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Some of the works referenced in this podcast include

  • Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca Historica, Book 13.
  • John R. Hale, Lords of the Sea: The Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy. New York: Viking, 2009.
  • Victor Davis Hanson, A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War. New York: Random House, 2005.
  • Donald Kagan, The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1981.
  • Donald Kagan, The Peloponnesian War. New York: Viking, 2003 (a one-volume version of his earlier tetralogy of which to two previous books are the first volumes).
  • Lawrence A. Tritle, A New History of the Peloponnesian War. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
  • Plutarch, Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans.
  • William Ledyard Rodgers. Greek and Roman Naval Warfare A Study of Strategy, Tactics, and Ship Design from Salamis (480 B.C.) to Actium (31 B.C.). 3rd ed. Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 1986.
  • Thucydides. The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to The Peloponnesian War. New York: Free Press, 1996.

SicilyMap of Sicily



The expedition's route to SicilyThe expedition’s route to Sicily



Syracuse and environsSyracuse and environs


yracuse and the adjacent coastlineSyracuse and the adjacent coastline