Notes and Maps for Episode 7

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Some of the works referenced in this podcast include

  • Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca Historica, Book 13.
  • Marc G. de Santis, A Naval History of the Peloponnesian War: Ships, Men and Money in the War at Sea, 431-404 BC. Barnsley, South Yorkshire Pen & Sword Maritime 2017.
  • 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 Fall of the Athenian Empire. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1987.
  • Donald Kagan, The Peloponnesian War. New York: Viking, 2003 (a one-volume version of his earlier tetralogy.
  • Lawrence A. Tritle, A New History of the Peloponnesian War. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
  • Plutarch, Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans. New York: Modern Library, 2001. (The life of Alcibiades is the most important one here.)
  • 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.
  • Xenophon, John Marincola, and Robert B. Strassler. The Landmark Xenophon’s Hellenika: A New Translation. New York: Pantheon Books, 2009.


SicilyAnatolia/Asia Minor during the Decelean War



SicilyThe Hellespont



SicilyThe Battle of Cynossema









SicilyLesbos and the Arginusae Islands



SicilyThe Arginusae Islands



SicilyThe Battle of Arginusae: Initial fleet dispositions and approach



SicilyThe Battle of Arginusae: Contact


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