Review of "The Battle of Arginusae: Victory at Sea and Its Tragic Aftermath in the Final Years of the Peloponnesian War," by Debra Hamel

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The book is a welcome addition to the extensive literature on the Peloponnesian War — which surprisingly lacks such a detailed account of this critical aspect of the war — and also a key event surrounding the trial of Socrates. This text is ideal for any upper division undergraduate course or graduate seminar that deals with either the Great War between Athens and Sparta or the trial of Socrates, as well as Athenian political thought and its legal system.


Ancient, Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance L’Antiquite´, l’e´poque classique, le Moyen Aˆ ge et la Renaissance