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By George Grote

This abridgement of the vintage twelve quantity paintings, which used to be made within the early years of the century and released by way of George Routledge and Sons, is now to be had back and makes obtainable the fundamental Grote.

This new version additionally comprises an unique creation according to the newest learn which locations Grote's historical past in its highbrow context, discusses its salient positive factors and lines its next reception during the last century and a part.

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15. , Theseus, chs. 6, 14, 18. 4 E A R LY AT T I C A Of the later fortunes of this monarchy nothing certain can be said. The legends enumerate a long list of sovereigns who are in reality nothing more than names to us. ) it showed signs of being absorbed by the growing power of the nobility. The only event of this period to which we need ascribe any importance is the reputed colonization17 of the Cyclades, the district of Asia Minor later known as ‘Ionia’ by colonists mainly under Attic leadership – a movement brought about by the influx of the Dorian tribes.

1874). E. , 1892). E. CURTIUS, Peloponnesos (Gotha, 1851). MURRAY’S Handy Classical Maps, ed. G. B. GRUNDY. Also numerous articles in the journals cited under Special periods (1) xxxv SUMMARY OF OMISSIONS A. Part I: The Legendary Period. B. –X. These chapters contain a general description of Greece – its topography, political divisions, physical features and ethnography. The topography in general may be studied in many recent works by trained explorers to better advantage than in these chapters.

Yet in addition to the reasons already quoted to prove the Athenians a mixed stock there are many features in the political institutions of the country which presuppose some such original division. We have seen that there is reason to believe that Attica was originally split up into a number of independent communities. In early historic times they appear merged into a single political unit – the state of Athens; and throughout the later period there is a complete absence, within the bounds of Attica, of that local separatism which proved the bane of most of the larger Greek States.

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