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    Herodotus and the Dating of the Battle of Thermopylae.Kenneth S. Sacks - 1976 - Classical Quarterly 26 (02):232-.
    The battle of Salamis can be dated with a high degree of certainty. Probably about the time of that battle, Cleombrotus was at the Isthmus, constructing the defences there . At some point while building the wall, he considered giving chase to the Persian army. When his sacrifice was answered by a solar eclipse, he took this as a bad omen and immediately returned to Lacedaemon . The eclipse visible to Cleombrotus could only have been that of 2 October 480. (...)
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    Polybius' Other View of Aetolia.Kenneth S. Sacks - 1975 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 95:92-106.
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  3. The Meaning of Eunapius' History.Kenneth S. Sacks - 1986 - History and Theory 25 (1):52-67.
    Eunapius, pagan historian of the fourth century, wrote a history of the contemporary Roman Empire. Scholars have understood Eunapius'animosity toward Christianity as coloring his judgment and supplying him with a purpose for writing. Though his history did reflect contemporary religious tension, it is primarily shaped by traditional approaches to historiography. Eunapius attempts to analogize and explain human behavior in terms of the natural laws which pervade the history. His message is founded on classical values independent of current concerns; Eunapius inculpates (...)
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