The final episode on Thebes – some notes.
This is my final episode on Thebes (a sort of Theban trilogy). I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did researching and recording it.
Casting Through Ancient Greece.
This podcast featured in the podcast. It’s a great listen, and you can find a link to it here.
This is the rebuilt Lion of Chaironeia. It was raised where the Thebans (including the Sacred Band) were slain.
I mentioned King Agesilaus, he did a fair bit of wandering on his campaign and return to Greece. Here’s a map of his route.
On the subject of wandering. Xenophon’s famous march can be seen below:
Consider that this was made whilst various enemies were taking pot-shots, the Anabasis is an incredible story and worth a read.
The Campaigns of Alexander, Arrian
Guide to Greece, Pausanias
Greek Lives, Plutarch
Hoplites at War, Bardunias and Ray.
Thebes, Paul Cartledge
Greeks and Greek Love, James Davidson
Sparta at War, Scott M Rusch
Delphi, Michael Scott
The dancing floor of War. A study of Theban Imperialism within Boeotia. Alex Wilson.