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The Battle of Arginusae
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A captivating account of the battle of Arginusae and its fateful consequences for the Athenians in their great struggle with Sparta. Hamel is well-versed in Greek (and Athenian) history of the classical era and is an authority on the Athenian strategia, the board of generals who commanded armies and fleets. The Battle of Arginusae is a gripping read. -- Lawrence A. Tritle, Loyola Marymount University, author of A New History of the Peloponnesian War

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Acknowledgments
Timeline
Maps
Prologue
1. Setting the Stage
2. Naval Warfare
3. The Battle of Arginusae
4. The Athenians and Their Generals
5. The Aftermath in Athens
Epilogue
Appendix A
Appendix B
Notes
Suggested Further Reading
Index

About the Author

Debra Hamel is the author of Trying Neaira: The True Story of a Courtesan's Scandalous Life in Ancient Greece and Reading Herodotus: A Guided Tour through the Wild Boars, Dancing Suitors, and Crazy Tyrants of The History.

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Hamel combines hip writing for the general reader with a scholar's ability to size up the sources of our knowledge of the past. -- Tim Morris Lection

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