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(2017-11) - Journal articleEuripides’ Suppliant Women and Thucydides’ account of Pericles’ leadership within the Athenian democracy of 431/430 BCE are good examples of classical Greek texts which ask citizen-audiences to reflect very deeply on the ...
Thebes, the Boeotian League, and central Greece : political and military development and interaction in the fourth century B.C. (2017-06-22) - ThesisThe history of central Greece in the fourth century BC has long been viewed through the lens of Athenian and Spartan interests which distorts the historical narrative and often misleads the reader regarding the causes and ...
(Cambridge University Press, 2017-01) - Book itemAt the start of his Strategemata, Frontinus claims to be (almost) unique in having drawn up a ‘science’ of warfare. He is referring to his now lost treatise, On the Art of War, and stamping his authority and expertise on ...
(The RSE Young Academy of Scotland, 2017-09-20) - Book itemOne year on from the Brexit Referendum vote, the Young Academy of Scotland have released a report, Brexit: The Impact on Scotland. The report comprises of ten articles, each focusing on the impact of Brexit on a different ...
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