Contents of the Fourteenth Book of Diodorus
—The overthrow of the democracy in Athens and the establishment of the thirty men
(chaps. 3-4). —The lawless conduct of the thirty men toward the citizens (chaps.
5-6). —How the tyrant Dionysius prepared a citadel and distributed the city and its
territory among the masses (chap. 7). —How Dionysius, to the amazement of all,
recovered his tyranny when it was collapsing (chaps. 8-9). —How the Lacedaemonians
managed conditions in Greece (chap. 10). —The death of Alcibiades, and the tyranny
of Clearchus the Lacedaemonian in Byzantium and its overthrow (chaps. 11-12). —How
Lysander the Lacedaemonian undertook to overthrow the descendants of Heracles and was
unsuccessful (chap. 13). —How Dionysius sold into slavery Catane and Naxos and
transplanted the inhabitants of Leontini to Syracuse (chaps. 14-15). —The founding
of Halaesa in Sicily (chap. 16). —The war between the Lacedaemonians and the Eleians
(chap. 17). —How Dionysius constructed the wall at the Hexapyli (chap. 18).
—How Cyrus led an army against his brother and was slain (chaps. 19-31).
—How the Lacedaemonians came to the aid of the Greeks of Asia (chaps. 35-36).
—The founding of Adranum in Sicily and the death of Socrates the philosopher (chap.
37). —The construction of the wall on the Chersonesus (chap. 38). —The
preparations made by Dionysius for the war against the Carthaginians and his manufacture of
arms, in connection with which he invented the missile hurled by a catapult (chaps. 41-44).
—How war broke out between the Carthaginians and Dionysius (chaps. 45-47).
—How Dionysius reduced by siege Motye, a notable city of the Carthaginians (chaps.
48-53). —How the Aegestaeans set fire to the camp of Dionysius (chap. 54).
—How the Carthaginians crossed over to Sicily with three hundred thousand soldiers
and made war upon Dionysius (chap. 55). —The retreat of Dionysius to Syracuse (chap.
55). —The Carthaginian expedition to the Straits and the capture of Messene (chaps.
56-58). —The great sea-battle between the Carthaginians and Dionysius and the
victory of the Carthaginians (chaps. 59-62). —The plundering by the Carthaginians of
the temples of both Demeter and Core (chap. 63). —The retribution by the gods upon
the plunderers of the temples and the destruction of the Carthaginian host by a pestilence
(chaps. 63, 70-71). —The sea-battle between the Syracusans and the Carthaginians and
the victory of the Syracusans (chap. 64). —The speech in the assembly on freedom by
Theodorus (chaps. 65-69). —How Dionysius outgeneralled the thousand most turbulent
mercenaries of his and caused them to be massacred (chap. 72). —How Dionysius laid
siege to the outposts and camp of the Carthaginians (chap. 72). —How Dionysius
reduced the Carthaginians by siege and set fire to many ships of the enemy (chap. 73).
—The defeat of the Carthaginians by land and also by sea (chap. 74). —The
flight of the Carthaginians by night, Dionysius having co-operated with them without the
knowledge of the Syracusans for a bribe of four hundred talents (chap. 75). —The
difficulties which befell the Carthaginians because of their impiety against the deity (chaps.
76-77). —The merging of the cities of Sicily which had been laid waste (chap. 78).
—How Dionysius reduced by siege certain of the cities of Sicily and brought others
into an alliance (chap. 78). —How he established relations of friendship with the
rulers Agyris of Agyrium and Nicodemus (Damon in Diodorus' text) of Centuripae (chap. 78).
—How Agesilaus, the Spartan king, crossed over into Asia with an army and laid waste
the territory which was subject to the Persians (chap. 79). —How Agesilaus defeated
in battle the Persians, who were commanded by Pharnabazus (chap. 80). —On the
Boeotian War and the actions comprised in it (chap. 81). —How Conon was appointed
general by the Persians and rebuilt the walls of the Athenians (chaps. 81, 85). —How
the Lacedaemonians defeated the Boeotians near Corinth and this war was called the Corinthian
(chap. 86). —How Dionysius forced his way with much fighting into Tauromenium and
then was driven out (chaps. 87-88). —How the Carthaginians were defeated near the
city of Bacaena (Abacaene in Diodorus' text) by Dionysius (chap. 90). —The
expedition of the Carthaginians to Sicily and the settlement of the war (chaps. 95-96).
—How Thibrus (Thibron in Diodorus' text), the Lacedaemonian general, was defeated by
the Persians and slain (chap. 99). —How Dionysius laid siege to Rhegium (chaps. 108,
111). —How the Greeks of Italy joined to form a single political group and took the
field against Dionysius (chap. 103). —How Dionysius, although he had been victorious
in battle and had taken ten thousand prisoners, let them go without requiring ransom and
allowed the cities to live under their own laws (chap. 105). —The capture and razing
of Caulonia and Hipponium and the removal of their inhabitants to Syracuse (chaps. 106-107).
—How the Greeks concluded the Peace of Antalcidas with Artaxerxes (chap. 110).
—The capture of Rhegium and the disasters suffered by the city (chaps. 111-112).
—The capture of Rome, except for the Capitoline, by the Gauls (chaps. 114-117).