Notes and Maps for Episode 5

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Some of the works referenced in this podcast include

  • Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca Historica, Vol. 11.
  • 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 Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1969.
  • Donald Kagan, The Archidamian War. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1974.
  • 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.
Greece in the 5th Century BC

Greece in the 5th Century BC

The Athenian Empire at the time of the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars

The Athenian Empire at the time of the Peloponnesian War

The Athenian Empire and the Peloponnesian League

The Athenian Empire and the Peloponnesian League

The Bosphorous and the Hellespont

The Bosphorous and the Hellespont

The Long Walls and the Piraeus

The Long Walls and the Piraeus

Corcyra (Corfu) in relation to Italy and mainland Greece.

Corcyra (Corfu) in relation to Italy and mainland Greece.

The Gulf of Corinth

The Gulf of Corinth

The locations of the Battles of Rhium and Naupactus, 429 BC

The locations of the Battles of Rhium and Naupactus, 429 BC

Fleet dispositions during the Battle of Naupactus

Fleet dispositions during the Battle of Naupactus

Pylos and Sphacteria: overview

Pylos and Sphacteria: overview

Pylos and Sphacteria: A more detailed view of hostilities

Pylos and Sphacteria: A more detailed view of hostilities

Major battles of this episode (to 421 BC)

Major battles of this episode (to 421 BC)

Notes for Episode 1

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This episode is Copyright © 2014 by Historical Research and Consulting LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Special thanks to Farley Anderson, Lewis King, and Charles Richardson.

“Pirate Ship at Bay” sample courtesy of CGEffex, taken from www.freesound.org

“Diving with whales” sample courtesy of KEVOY, taken from www.freesound.org

“Three Bells, Ship Time” sample courtesy of Benboncan, taken from www.freesound.org

Some of the works referenced in this podcast include

  • William Brinkley. The Last Ship: A Novel. New York: Viking, 1988.
  • J. F. C. Fuller. A Military History of the Western World. Volume 1. New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1954.
  • Colin S. Gray and Roger W. Barnett, eds. Seapower and Strategy. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1989.
  • H. J. Mackinder. “The Geographic Pivot of History.” 23 Geographical Journal 421 (April 1904).
  • Alfred Thayer Mahan. The Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1660–1783. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1890.
  • William Manchester. The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill. Vol. 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1983.
  • Samuel Eliot Morison. The Oxford History of the American People. New York: Oxford University Press (December 31, 1965)
  • Clark G. Reynolds. Command of the Sea: The History and Strategy of Maritime Empires. New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1974.
  • 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.). Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1937.
  • Ian Speller, “Naval Warfare,” in David Jordan et al., Understanding Modern Warfare. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • Nicholas John Spykman. The Geography of the Peace. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1944.
All the water of Earth collected together.  http://water.usgs.gov/edu/earthhowmuch.html

All the water of Earth collected together. http://water.usgs.gov/edu/earthhowmuch.html

Earth as a water planet: A view of Earth centered approximately on Tahiti.

Earth as a water planet: A view of Earth centered approximately on Tahiti.

Mackinder’s Heartland Theory: “Who rules East Europe commands the Heartland; who rules the Heartland commands the World-Island; who rules the World-Island controls the world.”

Mackinder's Heartland Theory