Notes and Maps for Episode 5

This episode is Copyright © 2016 by Historical Research and Consulting LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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)

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