Full Historical Periods Notes

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Historical Periods; The Greek World 500-440 BC SURVEY • The chronological and geographical context of ancient Greece in the Mediterranean and the Near East, key powers in the region and the nature of contact with other societies FOCUS OF STUDY o Invasion of 490 BC: Battle of Marathon and the role of Miltiades o Inter-war period: preparation and developments in Persia and Greece o Role and contribution of Themistocles, Leonidas, Pausanias, Eurybiades 2 o Invasion of 490BC: Battle of Marathon o Invasion of 480-479BC: Battles of Thermopylae and Artemisium, Salamis, Plataea and Mycale o Reasons for Greek victory and Persian defeat o Delian League: origins, aims, organisation and activities to the Battle of the Eurymedon River, role and contribution of Cimon and Aristides the Just o Transformation of the Delian League into the Athenian Empire o Nature of Athenian imperialism, changing relations with allies • Key democratic developments: influence of the thetes, ostracism, citizenship law o Impact of Persian Wars o Nature, composition and activities of the Peloponnesian League: Spartan responses to Athenian imperialism

Added September 2021