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Episode 5: The Peloponnesian War, Part 1

NHP Episode 5: The Peloponnesian War, Part 1

Notes and Maps for Episode 4

This episode is Copyright © 2015 by Historical Research and Consulting LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Some of the works referenced in this podcast include

  • Aeschylus, The Persians.
  • Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca Historica, Vol. 11.
  • Peter Green, The Greco-Persian Wars. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.
  • G. B. Grundy, The Great Persian War and its Preliminaries; A Study of the Evidence, Literary and Topographical. London, J. Murray, 1901.
  • John R. Hale, Lords of the Sea: The Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy. New York: Viking, 2009.
  • Herodotus, The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories. New York: Pantheon Books, 2007.
  • Tom Holland, Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West. New York: Doubleday, 2005.
  • Plutarch, Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans.
  • William Shepherd & Peter Dennis, Salamis 480 BC: The Naval Campaign that Saved Greece. Oxford: Osprey, 2010.
  • Barry S. Strauss, The Battle of Salamis: The Naval Encounter that Saved Greece—and Western Civilization. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004.
  • H. T. Wallinga, Xerxes’ Greek Adventure: The Naval Perspective. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2005.

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The Oriental Empires before the rise of the Persians

The Oriental Empires before the rise of the Persians

The Achaemenid Empire

The Achaemenid Empire

Greece at the time of the Greco-Persian War

Greece at the time of the Greco-Persian War

Greece, the Aegean, and the Ionian coast, with major landmarks and battles indicated

Greece, the Aegean, and the Ionian coast, with major landmarks and battles indicated

Detail map of Mycale, Miletus, and Lade

Detail map of Mycale, Miletus, and Lade

The Hellespont and the Bosphorous

The Hellespont and the Bosphorous

Thermopylae and Artemisium

Thermopylae and Artemisium

The Strait of Salamis

The Strait of Salamis

The Battle of Salamis: The fleets' original positions

The Battle of Salamis: The fleets’ original positions

The Battle of Salamis:  The Persian advance

The Battle of Salamis: The Persian advance

The Battle of Salamis:  The fleets come into contact

The Battle of Salamis: The fleets come into contact

The Battle of Salamis: A modern map

The Battle of Salamis: A modern map