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Of Darius the son of Hystaspes.
Sect. I. Of Darius's lineage.
Sect. II. Of Darius's government, and suppressing the rebellion
Sect. III. Of Darius's favour to the Jews in building the temple.
Sect. IV. Of Darius's Scythian war.
Sect. V. Some actions of the Persians in Europe after the Scy-
Sect. VI. The first occasion of the war which Darius made upon
Greece, with a rehearsal of the government in Athens, whence
the quarrel grew.
Sect. VII. Of the Ionian rebellion, which was the principal cause
of the wars ensuing between Greece and Persia.
Sect. VIII. The war which Darius made upon Greece, with the
battle of Marathon, and Darius's death.
C H AP. VI.
Sect. I. The preparation of Xerxes against Greece.
Sect. II. Xerxes' army entertained by Pythius; his cutting off
mount Athos from the continent; his bridge of boats over the
Hellespont; and the discourse between him and Artabanus
upon the view of his army.
Sect. III. Of the fights at Thermopylæ and Artemisium.
Sect. IV. The attempt of Xerxes upon Apollo's temple; and his
taking of Athens.
Sect. V. How Themistocles the Athenian drew the Greeks to
fight at Salamis.
Sect. VI. How the Persians consulted about giving battle, and
how Themistocles by policy held the Greeks to their resolu-
tion; with the victory at Salamis thereupon ensuing.
Sect. VII. Of things following after the battle of Salamis; and
of the flight of Xerxes.
Sect. VIII. The negotiations between Mardonius and the Athe-
nians, as also between the Athenians and Lacedæmonians, after
the flight of Xerxes.
Sect. IX. The great battle of Platææ.
Sect. X. The battle of Mycale, with a strange accident that fell
out in the beginning of it; and examples of the like. 132
Sect. XI. Of the barbarous quality of Xerxes; with a transition
from the Persian affairs to matters of Greece, which from this
time grew more worthy of regard.
Of things that passed in Greece from the end of the Persian war
to the beginning of the Peloponnesian.
Sect. I. How Athens was rebuilt and fortified.
Sect. II. The beginning of the Athenian greatness, and prosper-
ous wars made by that state upon the Persian.
Sect. III. The death of Xerxes by the treason of Artabanus. 144
Sect. IV. The banishment of Themistocles; his flight to Arta-
xerxes newly reigning in Persia, and his death.
Sect. V. How the Athenians, breaking the peace, which to their
great honour they had made with the Persian, were shamefully
beaten in Egypt.
Sect. VI. Of other wars made by the Athenians, for the most part
with good success, about the same time.
Sect. VII. Of Artaxerxes Longimanus, that he was Ahasuerus,
the husband of
Sect. VIII. Of the troubles in Greece foregoing the Peloponne-
Of the Peloponnesian war.
Sect. I. Upon what terms the two principal cities of Greece,
Athens and Sparta, stood, at the beginning of the Peloponne-
Sect. II. How Sparta and Athens entered into war.
Sect. III. The beginning of the Peloponnesian war. 159
Sect. IV. Of the great loss which the Spartans received at Py-
Sect. V. How the Lacedæmonians hardly, and to their great dis-
advantage, obtained a peace that was not well kept. 163
Sect. VI. Of the negotiations and practices held between many
states of Greece, by occasion of the peace that was con-
Sect. VII. How the peace between Athens and Sparta was ill
kept, though not openly broken.
Sect. VIII. The Athenians, sending two fleets to sack Syracuse,
are put to flight, and utterly discomfited.
Sect. IX. Of the troubles whereinto the state of Athens fell after
the great loss of the fleet and army in Sicilia.
Sect. X. How Alcibiades won many important victories for the
Athenians; was recalled from exile, made their general, and
Sect. XI. The battle at Arginusæ, and condemnation of the vic-
torious Athenian captains by the people.
Sect. XII. The battle at Ægos-Potamos, wherein the whole state
of Athens was ruined ; with the end of the Peloponnesian
Of matters concurring with the Peloponnesian war, or shortly
Sect. I. How the affairs of Persia stood in these times.
Sect. II. How the thirty tyrants got their dominion in Athens.
Sect. III. The conspiracy against the thirty tyrants, and their de-
Of the expedition of Cyrus the younger.
Sect. I. The grounds of Cyrus's attempt against his brother. 197
Sect. II. The preparations of Cyrus, and his first entry into the
Sect. III. How Cyrus took his journey into the higher Asia, and
came up close to his brother.
Sect. IV. The battle between Cyrus and Artaxerxes.
Sect. V. The hard estate of the Greeks after the fight; and how
Artaxerxes in vain sought to have made them yield unto him.
Sect. VI. How the Greeks began to return homewards. 208
Sect. VII. How Tissaphernes, under colour of peace, betrayed
all the captains of the Greeks.
Sect. VIII. How Xenophon heartened the Greeks, and in despite
of Tissaphernes went off safely.
Sect. IX. The difficulties which the Greek army found in passing
through the land of the Carduchi.
Sect. X. How Teribazus, governor of Armenia, seeking to entrap
the Greeks with terms of feigned peace, was disappointed and
Sect. XI. The passage of the army to Trabizond, through the
countries bordering upon the river of Phasis, and other obscure
Sect. XII. How the army began at Trabizond to provide a fleet,
wherewith to return home by sea; how it came into the terri-
tory of Sinope, and there prosecuted the same purpose to ef-
Sect. XIII. Of dissension which arose in the army, and how it
Sect. XIV. Another great dissension and distraction of the army.
How the mutineers were beaten by the Barbarians, and rescued
Sect. XV. Of divers pieces of service done by Xenophon, and
how the army returned into Greece. The occasions of the war
between the Lacedæmonians and the Persian.
Of the affairs of Greece whilst they were managed by the Lace-
Sect. I. How the Lacedæmonians took courage by example of
Xenophon's army to make war upon Artaxerxes.
Sect. II. The prosperous beginnings of the war in Asia. 232
Sect. III. How the Lacedæmonians took revenge upon the Eleans
for old displeasure. The discontents of the Corinthians and
Thebans conceived against the state of Sparta.
Sect. IV. The passage of Agesilaus into Asia. His war with
Tissaphernes. How Tissaphernes was put to death, and the
war diverted into another province, through persuasion and
gifts of Tithraustes his successor. How careless the Persian
lieutenants were of the king's good.
Sect. V. The war and treaty between Agesilaus and Pharnaba-
Sect. VI. The great commotions raised in Greece by the The-
bans and others, that were hired with gold from the Per-
Sect. VII. How Agesilaus was called out of Asia' to 'help his
country. A victory of the Spartans. Conon the Athenian,
assisted by Pharnabazus, overcomes the Lacedæmonian fleet,
recovers the mastery of the seas, and rebuilds the walls of
Sect. VIII. Of sundry small victories gotten on each part. The
Lacedæmonians lose all in Asia; the Athenians recover some
part of their old dominion.
Sect. IX. The base conditions offered unto the Persian by the
Lacedæmonians. Of sundry fights and other passages in the
war. The peace of Antalcidas.
Sect. X. The war which the Lacedæmonians made upon Olyn-
thus. They take Thebes by treason, and Olynthus by fa-
Sect. XI. How the Thebans recovered their liberty, driving out
the Lacedæmonian garrison.
Of the flourishing estate of Thebes, from the battle of Leuctra to
the battle of Mantinæa.
Sect. I. How Thebes and Athens joined together against Sparta.
How the Athenians made peace for themselves and others, out
of which the Thebans were excluded. The battle of Leuctra,
and beginning of the Theban greatness.
Sect. II. How the Athenians took upon them to maintain the
peace of Greece. New troubles hence arising. Epaminondas
invadeth and wasteth the territory of Lacedæmon. 258
Sect. III. The composition between Athens and Sparta for com-
mand in war against the Thebans, who again invade and spoil
Peloponnesus. The unfortunate presumption of the Arca-
Sect. IV. The great growth of the Theban estate. Embassages
of the Greeks to the Persian, with the reason why he most fa-
voured the Thebans. Troubles in the Persian empire. The
fruitless issue of the embassages.
Sect. V. How all Greece was divided between the Athenians and
Lacedæmonians on the one side, and Thebans on the other.
Of the great tumults rising in Arcadia.
Sect. VI. A terrible invasion of Peloponnesus by Epaminondas.