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history of Athens

politically and philosophically considered, with the view to an investigation of the immediate causes of elevation, and of decline, operative in a free and commercial state.

by Young, William Sir, 2d bart.

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Published by J. Robson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Athens (Greece)
    • Subjects:
    • Athens (Greece) -- History,
    • Athens (Greece) -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      The first edition in 1777 was entitled: The spirit of Athens, being a political and philosophical investigation of the history of that republic.

      StatementBy William Young.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF285 .V79
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 392 p.
      Number of Pages392
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6949315M
      LC Control Number04035517
      OCLC/WorldCa3373982

        The Plague of Athens Narratives. About years after the Iliad, or thereabouts, plague is the centerpiece of two great classical Athenian works – Sophocles’ Oedipus the King, and Book 2 of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian : Ancient-Origins.


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