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THE HE history of Xerxes, intermixed with that of the
Sect. I. Xerxes reduces Egypt, &c.
II. Xerxes begins his march, and passes from Asia
into Europe, by crossing the streights of the
Hellespont upon a bridge of boats,
III. The number of Xerxes' forces, &c.
IV. The Lacedemonians and Athenians send to their
allies in vain to require succours from them.
The command of the fleet is given to the
V. The battle of Thermopyle. The death of Leon-
VI. Naval battle near Artemisa,
VII. The Athenians abandon their city, which is taken
and burnt by Xerxes,
VIII. The battle of Salamin, &c.
IX. The battle of Platea,
X. The battle near Mycale. The defeat of the Per-
Sect. 'XI. The barbarous and inhuman revenge of Ames-
tris, the wife of Xerxes,
XII. The Athenians rebuild the walls of their city, not-
withstanding the opposition of the Lacedemo-
XIII. The black design of Themistocles rejected
unanimously by the people of Athens, . 110
XIV. The Lacedemonians lose the chief command
through the pride and arrogance of Pausa-
XV. Pausanias's secret conspiracy with the Persians.
XVI. Themistocles iies for shelter to king Adme-
XVII. Aristides's disinterested administration of the
public treasure. His death and eulogium,
XVIII. Death of Xerxes; killed by Artabanus. His
THE HISTORY OF THE PERSIANS AND GRECIANS.
Sect. I. Artaxerxes ruins the faction of Artabanus, &c. 138
II. Themistocles flies to Artaxerxes,
III. Cimon begins to make a figure at Athens, 147
IV. The Egyptians rise against Persia, supported by
V. Inarus is delivered up to the king's mother. Me-
gabysus's affliction and revolt,
Sect. VI. Artaxerxes sends Esdras, and afterwards Nehe-
miah to Jerusalem,
VII. Character of Pericles, &c.
VIII. An earthquake in Sparta, &c.
IX. Cimon is recalled. His death,
X. Thucydides is opposed to Pericles, &c.
XI. Pericles changes his conduct with regard to the
XII. Jealousy and contests arise between the Atheni-
ans and Lacedemonians,
XIII. New subjects of contention between the two
XIV. Troubles excited against Pericles, &c.
Chap. II. Transactions of the Greeks in Sicily and Italy, 227
Sect. I. The Carthaginians defeated in Sicily. Of Gelon
and his two brothers,
II. Famous persons and cities in Grecia Major, &c. 246
CHAP. III. The war of Peloponnesus,
Sect. I. The siege of Platea by the Thebans, &c.
II. The plague makes dreadful havoc in Attica, &c. 272
III. The Lacedemonians besiege Platea,
ly. The Athenians possess themselves of Pylus, &c. 309
THE HISTORY OF THE PERSIANS AND GRECIANS,
CONTINUED DURING THE REIGNS OF
XERXES II. SOGDIANUS, AND DARIUS NOTHUS.
Sect. I. The very short reigns of Xerxes II. and Sogdianus, &c.319
Sect. II. The Athenians make themselves masters of the
island of Cythera, &c.
III. A twelvemonths truce is agreed upon betweeen
the two states, &c.
IV. Alcibiades's character. The banishment of Hy-
V. Alcibiades engages the Athenians in the war of
VI. Account of the several people who inhabited
VII. The people of Egesta implore aid of the Athe-
VIII. The Athenians prepare to set sail, &c.
IX. Syracuse is alarmed. The Athenian fleet arrives
X. Alcibiades recalled, &c.
XI. Description of Syracuse,
XII. Nicias, after some engagements, besieges Syra-
XIII. The Syracusans resolve to capitulate, but Gylip-
pus's arrival changes the face of affairs, &c. 397
XIV. The Athenians again hazard a sea fight, and are
defeated, Nicias and Demosthenes sentenced
to die, and executed,
END OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR.
Sect. I. Consequences of the defeat of the Athenians in Sic-