Cawkwell is an important historian ... [this book] is typical of his style, his scholarship and his humanity, and ought to be read.Hugh Bowden, University of London
About the Author
George Cawkwell arrived in Oxford in 1946 as a New Zealand Rhodes Scholar and, like the lotus-eaters, "forgot the way home". In 1949 he became a Fellow of University College, Oxford where he tutored in Ancient History until 1995. He is the author of Philip of Macedon
(1978) and many articles in learned journals on the history of Greece from the eighth to the fourth century BC.