Thucydides - Vol. 1

Thucydides - Vol. 1

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Thucydides - Vol. 1

Thucydides - Vol. 1

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Nature of the study, ix; where inscriptions are found, x; process of restoring, deciphering, fixing the date, xi; Messenians of Naupactus, Alcibiades, xii; Mitylenè, xiii; ancient forms of letters and words, xiii, xiv; illustrations of Herodotus, Aristophanes, Plutarch, Pausanias, &c., xv; mention of Sophocles, xviii; inscriptions compared with MSS., xviii, xix; restoration of them assisted by uniformity of writing and contents. xix; danger of conjectural explanations, which are sometimes overthrown by later discoveries, xxi, cp. xlv, lii; inscriptions illustrate antiquities more than history, xxiv; ostracism, accounts of the 'Board of Admiralty,' and Erechtheum, xxiv, xxv; inscriptions chiefly belong to later times, use of them by the ancients, xxv; interest of them as relics of the past, xxvi; the oldest are comparatively recent, xxvii; literary interest, xxix; forgery, xxx.

Inscriptions illustrating Thucydides: The τἀϋEϋ9ό2 ό6óρϋFό5 and quota lists, xxxii; comparison of Thucydides and the quota lists, xxxvi; doubling of the tribute in 425 (?), xliv; arrears recorded in the quota lists (?), lii; Melos and Thera, liv, lv; famine of 449 (?), lv; geographical division of the tributaries, lvi; revolt of Potidaea, &c., lvi; how was the tribute fixed ? lvii.

Inventories of sacred treasure, lix; repayment of debts to Athenè and the other deities, lxiii; Kirchhoff's attempt to estimate the expenditure of Athens in 431-428 by a comparison of Thuc. ii. 13, iii. 17, 19, lxv; ordinary scale of expenditure, lxix; interest on expenditure from sacred treasure in 433-423, lxxiii; was there also a secular treasure? lxxv; Demosthenes and Nicias, lxxviii, cp. lxxxi; record of expenditure under another form, lxxviii; revolt of Samos, expedition to Corcyra and discrepancy with Thucydides, lxxix; Macedonia, Demosthenes at Argos (?), lxxx; expeditions to Melos and Sicily, lxxxi; references to the reserve fund (?) and the 400, lxxxii; exhaustion of the treasury in 410, the Propylaea, Delos, mutilation of the Hermae, Alcibiades, lxxxiv.

Decrees of the senate and people, lxxxv; Erythrae, Colophon, Chalcis, Miletus, Hestiaea, Egesta, Rhegium, Leontini, Ambracia, Methonè, Perdiccas, Argos (Thuc. v. 47), Hyperbolus, Bottiaea, Samos, Phrynichus, Daphnus, Halieis, the 'Pelasgian ground,' intercalary month, lxxxv-xcv; votive and sepulchral inscriptions, xcv; tripod dedicated after Plataea, Pisistratus son of Hippias, Dodona, tribe Erechtheis, Potidaea, other battles, xcv-xcix, cp. xvii, xxvii; fragments from the wall of Themistocles, xcix; dangerous tendency to conjecture in the study of inscriptions, c; the true value of them, ci; ostracism of Themistocles, Pythion of Megara (addenda), ciii.

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