Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome

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Index
abolitionism, 191
Abulites, 125
Achaea, 166
Achaean League, 189
Acropolis of Athens: defense of, 59–61, 79n2; Mouseion hill and, 144; new temple construction and, 45; Odeion of Pericles and, 145; sacred olive tree of, 83n28; shrine of Athena and, 41; temple burnings and, 27; treasury 35
Ada, 126
Adrianople, battle of, 3
Aedui, 211, 214, 216
Aegean, ix, 4, 85n41; Greco-Persian Wars and, 13, 16, 19–20, 23, 32–33, 35, 40, 42; pirates and, 33; Second Athenian League and, 72–73; trade importance of, 32
Aegina, 186
Aegospotami, battle of, 67, 85n37
Aeneas the Tactician, 75, 154–55, 157
Aeschylus, 28
Afghanistan, 6, 122–23, 215
Africa, 3, 166, 186, 210, 221, 239–40
Against Verres (Cicero), 176
Agesilaus, 90n64, 95–97, 100, 105, 142
Agesilaus (Plutarch), 100
agora, 144–51
agriculture, 96, 113n3, 143, 190
Ahura Mazda, 17–18, 26
Alamanni, 232, 235, 244n5
Alans, 239
Alcibiades, 53, 100
Alcidamas, 191
Alexander the Great, 2, 8, 93, 223; Aristotle and, 130; assassination of Philip II and, 119; Bactrian campaigns of, 121–29, 134; battle of Gaugamela and, 119–20, 124–25; battle of Granicus and, 119–20, 123; burning of Persepolis and, 120–22; Companion Cavalry and, 119; consolidation challenges and, 6; Darius and, 120–21, 124; death of, 123–24; Diodorus on, 127–28; disloyalty to, 126–27, 134; economic policies and, 132–33; Egypt and, 120; empire building and, 118–35; enthronement of, 119; failures of, 118, 122–23, 132; founding cities and, 127–28; Gordian knot and, 120, 124; Hellenization and, 118, 130–35; India and, 122–23; military brilliance of, 118–9, 124; mutiny of men and, 122, 123; occupational policies of, 6, 9–10, 126–32; Opis mutiny and, 129–30; Oracle of Zeus and, 120; Philotas affair and, 121–22; preemption and, 100; psychological tactics of, 119–20, 123, 129–30, 133; as regent, 119; religion and, 120, 124, 131–32; Roxane and, 121, 123, 128–29; satrap system and, 125–29, 134; as son of Zeus, 120; spice trade and, 133; transition regime and, 125–26; transpopulation policy and, 127
Alexandria, Egypt, 127–28, 134
Algerian War of Independence, 202
American Civil War, 191
Ammon, 120
Amphipolis, 155
Amyntas, 127
Anabasis (Xenophon), 139
Anatolia, 12, 189, 192, 199
Andriscus, 189
Ankara, 120
Antigonus, 125
Antioch, 134
Antiochus, 194
Apamea, 194
Aphrodite, 177
Apis, 132
Apollo, 37
Aquilius, Manius, 199
Aramaic, 173
Arcadia, 97, 104, 104–6, 116n19, 144
Arcadian League, 154
Archelaus, 176
archers, 151, 172
Archidamaus, 103, 149
archon, 64
Ardis, 16
Areia, 121, 124

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