By Robert J. Buck
Robert Buck's background examines the archaeological list, takes a clean examine what the ancients stated in regards to the Boeotians and on the references of classicists of more moderen occasions, retells the legends, and reconstructs the background of the zone from the heroic Bronze Age to the Pelopponesian struggle.
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1 (1972) 31-40. 86. ; Syriopoulos, 71, no. 31; Spyropoulos, AAA6(1973)375-79. 87. See Buck, op. cit. note 85, for bibliography and discussion of possible locations. 88. , but cf. Fossey, Topography, 191f. 89. , to which add Syriopoulos, 36, no. 31; Fossey, Topography, 178-85. Roesch is the best work on the town. 90. Pritchett, Studies 1. ; Fossey, Topography, 200-204. 91. For the battlefield and its bibliography see Pritchett, Studies 1. ; for the trophy, Wallace, 224f. 92. Pritchett, Studies 1.
P. Guillon, Etudes Beotiennes (Aix-en-Provence, 1963) 87; Philippson 1. 450 and note 3. 71. For description and plan of Vigla, Fossey, op. cit. , and fig. 3; to his bibliography add Wallace, 212; Philippson 1. 741, no. 142. 72. For description and plan, Fossey, op. cit. note 69, 6-9 and figs. 1 and 2; to his bibliography add Schober, RE 2. v. 741, no. 139. 73. For summary, Fossey, op. cit. note 69, 15. To the Vigla group add Wallace, 212; to the Palaiothevai group add Philippson 1. 450, note 3.
Cit. note 69, 13. 78. Str. 26. 79. //. 501; Horn. Hym. Ap. 242. v. "Okalea," 2302f. 80. ; Fontenrose, op. cit. note 69, 127, note 17; Philippson 1. 474, note 3, 741, no. 143; Hope Simpson and Lazenby, 25f. 26 The Land of Boeotia 81. Mylonas and Kirsten, op. cit. 205; for Evangelistra as Ocalea, Fossey, Topography, 379-82. 82. ; Wallace, GRBS 15 (1974) 22f. Roux, 5C7/78 (1954) 22-45, is the best article. 83. Wallace, 182-84 for description and bibliography, to which add Syriopoulos, 34, no. ; Fossey, Topography, 367-73.
A History of Boeotia (Classical) by Robert J. Buck