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Athens: Rise and Fall, Book 4
Lytton

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This eBook was produced by Tapio Riikonen
and David Widger  

BOOK IV. 

FROM THE END OF THE PERSIAN INVASION TO THE DEATH OF CIMON.
B.  C.  479--B.  C.  449. 

CHAPTER I. 

Remarks on the Effects of War.--State of Athens.--Interference of
Sparta with respect to the Fortifications of Athens.--Dexterous
Conduct of Themistocles.--The New Harbour of the Piraeus.--Proposition
of the Spartans in the Amphictyonic Council defeated by Themistocles.
--Allied Fleet at Cyprus and Byzantium.--Pausanias.--Alteration in his
Character.--His ambitious Views and Treason.--The Revolt of the
Ionians from the Spartan Command.--Pausanias recalled.--Dorcis
replaces him.--The Athenians rise to the Head of the Ionian League.--

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